Johnny Ward will become the first Irishman to visit every country in the world this year. While doing this he started OneStep4ward, which has generated over $1.5 million!
Just before his trip to Saudi Arabia (Country 195/197), he took the time to share the secrets to his blogging success. They center around hard work, SEO and a clear monetization strategy.
On top of this Johnny is also a philanthropist and over Christmas, he built a playground for the children of Battambang, Cambodia.
“Dream Big. Travel Far. Live Full” is Johnny’s key message and he is now teaching people how to achieve this.
IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK
- About the importance of S.E.O for Bloggers
- Promotion without an Existing Audience
- Finding your Blogging Voice
- Valuing yourself and monetizing your blog
PEARLS OF WISDOM FROM JOHNNY WARD
“SEO is Huge! You must Optimise your Content”
“It took me 2 years of blogging to find my voice”
“Write like you Speak”
“Honesty and Passion are key to blogging success”
“There are no shortcuts, it comes down to hard work”
“Don’t Undervalue Yourself, I ask for the World”
“SEO will always be the Key to Blogging Success”
LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED
Blog Post on his charity playground: “How I Accidentally Started a Charity”
Johnny’s Facebook Page
Johnny’s Instagram Account
Johnny’s Twitter: @OneStep4Ward
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