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Why I Never Take Any Blogging Course and Why I Don’t Want My Blog to Hit Success Overnight

A few days ago, one of the members on the blogging communities that I’m in shared the post on Medium that has now been deleted. In case you didn’t know some recent news in blogging communities, it was about this influencer who was accused of scamming through her Instagram course.

It’s been a while since the last time I wrote something about blogging here, so I guess I’ll do it now that it’s a hot trending topic. At least through blogging communities.

No, I’m not going to tell you that all blogging courses are scams. Clearly, because I’ve never taken any course myself.

Instead, I’m going to share with you why I’ve never joined any of the courses out there despite the fact that blogging is one of my main activities right now. Also, why I take it slow when it comes to blogging on my platform.

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Some Social Media Influencers that I Don’t Bother to Follow (and Some Others that I Do)

What’s the first thing that comes in mind whenever you hear the term ‘social media influencer’?

You’re probably familiar with the case of Elle Darby vs The White Moose Cafe earlier this year. It’s not really surprising to meet some people who also look down to social media influencer as they often act rather like a freeloader.

All social media influencers have their own industry that they focus on, and they also have their own audience that make their existence on social media significant.

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5 Kinds of Clickbait that Smart People Shall Not Fall Into

It’s 2018, when everyone is a publisher!

I mean, how many of you would check your post once in every hour to see how many likes you got on Instagram?! Long story short, no matter how much you think you don’t care about it, at some point you’ll try to attract people to see what you post so they can potentially spread the love on your page.

Some people try so hard to do it that they would give some provoking title to get some unique visitors to their page. Hence, the invention of the term clickbait that we all know now.

To be fair, some of us learned the hard way that we started to check the content first before we shared an article in social media. The thing is, some others would buy this kind of clickbait. And that’s exactly why the clickbait situation never stops.

But there are some kinds of clickbait that you smart people shall never fall into… Why? BecauseĀ it’s obviously just a clickbait and not legit.

What are they?

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