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The Modern Blogger Podcast

The Modern Blogger Podcast

By Shariful Haque
What's the worst day you've ever had?

Mine was when I got a call from my college saying - I can no longer appear for my exams and I couldn't become an aeronautics engineer which was my childhood dream.

This led me to drop out of college and start blogging as a means to make a living.

Join me in my journey as I document everything I learned in the past 7 years of how to grow a blog and take it to 300k+ traffic a month.

All the ups and downs and pitfalls an underdog blogger faces and how to overcome the odds that are stacked against you.

Hit subscribe and let's conquer the odds together.
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#20: Is Yoast SEO Good?

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#25: Things So-Called SEO Marketing Experts Don't Want You to Know
You should create really really long articles You should focus on backlinks. They'll increase your traffic. You must wait 3 to 4 years before you can monetize your blog. How many times have you heard this famous yet utterly false advice given by famous SEO and blogging gurus? Which leaves you broke, unhappy and unsatisfied. In this episode of the modern blogger podcast, I'll tell you the 3 most hidden secrets about blogging the so-called experts never want you to find out.
07:37
December 01, 2021
#24: Here's How to Increase Google Organic Traffic
One of the biggest questions that bloggers have is How do you increase your organic traffic? I still remember, 3 yrs ago when I was called by my college to pay my fees of $10,000 or I can't appear in my aeronautics exam. I had to hope and pray and create a lot of content "hoping" that my blog will take off and somehow I'll manage to make $10,000 before 100 days are over. Alas, I couldn't do it and I had to drop out. And over the yrs now I've finally figured out how to actually increase your organic traffic and grow your blog exponentially. 3  Ways. In this episode of the modern blogger podcast, I'll give you 3 ways to increase your traffic organically on Google.
06:14
December 01, 2021
#23: Why my Website is Not Showing in Google?
You take hours to create an article. The research, the data, heck even paying freelancers. And then finally. Hit publish. Voila. Your hard work. Your amazing website is out there to be seen by the world. Wait wait wait... But it's not showing on Google? You did everything right. Yet.. for some reason, Google is not showing your website or blog. What to do now? In this episode of the modern blogger podcast, I'll give you 4 easy ways to get your website shown on Google and also get a lot of visitors and readers coming your way.
05:22
November 29, 2021
#22: How to Promote Your Blog For FREE?
So, 4 years ago I went on a content sprint. And decided to create 100 articles in 100 days. I did this as a way to grow my blog faster and monetize it. 100 days passed. I wrote 100 articles. But I grew my site's traffic from 21 to 70. This harsh reality made me realize that it's not just about creating content after content, but promoting your content for maximum exposure as well. The more you promote your content, the faster your blog grows. And in today's episode of the modern blogger podcast, I'll give you 4 easy ways to promote your content on different platforms for FREE and maximum its potential.
06:01
November 29, 2021
#21: How to Become a Successful Blogger in 2022?
$32,800 per year. That's how much a blogger makes on an average according to Google. If you could make that much in extra income or side income. What would that mean to you? More family time? Less stress over financials? Or perhaps a well-deserved vacation? Or perhaps all the above. Especially being able to provide for your family and bringing smiles to their faces for buying them the little things they wished they had. Ahhh... I still remember... when my little brother asked me for a titan watch on his birthday. His face lit up seeing that as his gift and he was overjoyed. It's those feelings that I truly want every blogger to experience. And in today's episode of the Modern Blogger podcast, I'll share with you 4 Principles to skyrocket your blogging career in 2022 and make money blogging.
06:46
November 28, 2021
#20: Is Yoast SEO Good?
If you're a blogger you've probably come across the famous SEO tool Yoast SEO. It's one of the most famous tools for doing on-page SEO in an effort to increase your blog's traffic. But is it any good? Can you benefit from using Yoast SEO? And is there any better alternative to Yoast SEO? After listening to this podcast you'll finally know how to use Yoast SEO to its maximum potential and also some really good alternatives to Yoast just in case.
09:23
November 28, 2021
#19: Things Nobody Would Tell You About FREE Plagiarism Checker Tools
100% unique Original content Plagiarism free You hear so many freelancers and writers make this claim when they're trying to get hired by bloggers. But is it even true? And is it even worth it? Should a blogger even worry about unique, original content? I've been blogging for the past 7 yrs for my own blog and for blogs that get over 1m traffic a month and I have come across countless freelance clients who want me to write unique plagiarism-free content. In today's episode, I'll share with you is it even worth it to worry about unique content and can you trust these free plagiarism tools at all? If you wanna get fooled and conned. You can trust them.
05:51
November 27, 2021
#18: Does Plagiarism Affect SEO?
Did you know how easy it is to write 100% unique content "quote-unquote" while using 95% of plagiarism checker tools? You can easily create a unique article just by changing a word or two from someone else's blog and voila. It's unique. According to these so-called tools. But Google. Oh my. You can't fool Google. The big daddy of them all. Knows what you did. And you may gain a little bit of traffic with duplicate content in the short run but over time it's gonna ruin your website traffic and you wouldn't even know what happened? Good news? In today's episode, I'll share with you the fastest way I have used to create over 10,000 articles for sites that get over 1m traffic and also share with you a little secret that makes Google actually love your article and blog.
08:54
November 26, 2021
#17: Why are Low Competition Keywords Important?
Why is my traffic not increasing? I did the hard work, wrote the article, hired a freelancer to help me with it. My website is doing good. I keep working hard on it daily. Even if it means sacrificing my family time with my friends and loved ones. But I am making the sacrifice for the greater good. Yet, my site doesn't grow. Has this ever happened to you? When no matter what you do, your site's traffic seems stagnant? There's literally nothing you can do to make it work? Then you're gonna love this episode of the Modern Blogger podcast. As I demystify the REAl way to write on low competition keywords. Trust me. Everything you know about keyword research so far was utter bs. Listen to this episode till the end to find out what I learned about increasing traffic with low competition keywords after getting my heart broken by my girlfriend.
08:04
November 25, 2021
#16: Blogging in 2022 and Beyond
Blogging as we know it is dead. With over 500 million blogs competing for Google's traffic, it is becoming increasingly difficult to get website visitors to come to your blog. Moreover, with Google leaning more and more towards videos and snippets so it can increase the value of their ads than your blog, bloggers are bound to face a hard time in 2022 and beyond. Although there are some things we as bloggers can do to make sure we keep increasing our traffic and grow the blog regardless of Google's changes. And in today's episode, I'll go over the most important steps you as a blogger need to take ASAP if you want to grow your blog for 2022 and beyond.
07:38
November 24, 2021
#15: How to Write High Quality Articles?
Picture this -  You take hours to create an article.  Or hire a freelancer to write an article for u.  But it amounts to crickets.  Nilch.  Nada.  Nobody responds to it.  Nobody likes it.  That's so harsh to feel as a blogger. Isn't it? And the reason why this happens is when you or the freelance writer you've hired is first of all not knowledgable on the topic.  You know when it comes to writing an article, the most important thing is focusing on the information. And then organizing the information in such a way that the reader loves it and can take advantage of it. Now that is just one side of things. The other one is writing for SEO.  When your article has a mix of both. It's informational, delivers what it's supposed to deliver to the reader, and is also SEO focused, then it's a high-quality article. And in today's episode I'll tell you some easy steps you can follow to always write a high-quality article... or the next time you hire a freelancer, you know what to expect from him to get a high-quality article:
08:35
November 23, 2021
#14: What Stops You From Making Money With Blogging?
Do you believe in making money online, being your own boss, and having the time and the freedom to do something truly meaningful with your life? I believe that every blogger and website owner who's trying to grow their blog and monetize it has always wanted to finally escape the rat race and make a living online. Traveling the world. Working remote and enjoying the finer details of life. Spending more time with your family and loved ones. And chances are if you're listening to this podcast you're also one of us. You also have dreams of making money online, monetizing your blog to the extent where you can finally make your FU money and say goodbye to the rat race, and spend more time with your family and loved ones. The way I know this is because 7 yrs ago when I was also stuck in multiple jobs, plus managing college and living with the love of my life. I tried to grow my blog and monetize it. But it wasn't easy at the beginning. Actually, it's not supposed to be easy. As a blogger, you're supposed to be wearing so many multiple hats.  Create content, work on SEO, beg for backlinks, do outreaching, search for keywords, you name it. All that effort. And you still might end up never fulfilling your blog's full potential and monetizing it for maximum profits. YES. In this episode, I'll share with you about what stops bloggers from making money and how to make sure you don't become a victim of this trap.
08:11
November 21, 2021
#13: How to Create Viral Content
Are you sick and tired of the endless loop of creating content, begging for backlinks, and outreaching in order to grow your blog? In this episode of the Modern Blogger, I'm gonna break down how to easily create a single piece of content that does all 3 for you. Yes. After listening to this podcast you'll be able to create high-quality content, generate backlinks in droves and your blogger outreach will be done on demand.
09:55
November 20, 2021
#12: 3 Things Most Bloggers Learn Too Late
If you're worried about your blog's growth or want to know what is it that's stopping you and your blog from finally taking that next step, breaking the proverbial ceiling, and achieving your blog and income goals... then you need to pay close attention to this podcast. After blogging for over 7 yrs on my own blogs one of whom I have taken to 300k in traffic and made 5 figures off of. To work with 7 figure clients. I have found that there are certain mistakes that bloggers make with their blogs and realize when it’s too late. Stick till the end as I share 3 things most bloggers learn too late which stops them from growing their blog, income, and achieving their goals.
10:04
November 19, 2021
#11: How to Make $1000 a Day With Blogging?
You see so many stories on the Internet about bloggers who make millions of dollars online. 6 Figure Bloggers Or people who make $1000s of dollars blogging. Doesn't that sound cool? I mean... Imagine - Traveling from London to New York whenever you want. Living and earning a great living from anywhere in the world. Traveling the world, stopping only to write articles for just a few hours in a day Escaping, the rat race... Getting to spend each and every day exactly how YOU want to spend it – for the rest of your life! Making the amount of money you always wanted to make. The good news is YOU CAN. And in this episode, I'll share with you 5 easy tips to apply as a blogger which will help you make at least $1000 a day, every. Single. day.
10:38
November 18, 2021
#10: Why Blogs Fail?
What do you think fails a blog? 8 in every 10 blogs that open, fails. Why is it? In today's episode, we'll go over some major factors which lead to the failure of blogs and potentially waste a lot of your time and money. So, stick till the end as you'll also find out the #1 mistake bloggers make and how to avoid it.
10:18
November 17, 2021
#9: I Wish I Knew This, Blogging 6 Months Ago...
6 months ago I failed to try to grow an internet marketing blog and lost $1000+ in the process as well. In this episode, I share my 3 big lessons from that failure and how you can avoid making them.
10:47
November 16, 2021
#8: Hollywood, The Art of Promotion and Accelerating Your Blog's Growth
Do you want to know an easy way to 2x or even 3x your website’s traffic and accelerate your blog’s growth? Then listen to this episode where I uncover the promotion secrets of Hollywood.
08:03
November 14, 2021
#7: Eminem, Hitler and Building Loyal Audience and Readers
Do you want to have a loyal readership on your blog, filled with an audience who keep coming back to read your stuff? Then listen to this episode in which I dissect pop stars and famous leaders and how they engineer loyalty.
10:11
November 13, 2021
#6: How to Succeed at Anything in Life
In this episode, I demystify one of the most important rules to success that successful people know and we forgot. Apply it in your blog, fitness, life, or anything. It works.
07:21
November 12, 2021
#5: Blogging in Depression
I did a content sprint for 100 days. Where every single day I'll publish an article of at least 3,000+ words. It didn't do much for my site but left me depressed. Hear this episode as I take you on my journey to blogging with depression and how to create a blogger schedule that grows your blog without you being depressed and stuck in a rut.
12:39
November 11, 2021
#4: If You Don't get 1000+ Visitors on Your Website. Do This
Do website owners who get 1000+ visitors a day apply the same techniques you're using or is it something different? Hear this episode as we demystify what's the real strategy successful bloggers are using to grow rapidly.
09:09
November 11, 2021
#3: The Length of Your Article Don't Matter. But This Does...
Does article length really matter? Or is it just a facade made up by so called "gurus"? Find out in this episode. And you'll also learn the most important thing that brings traffic to your website.
09:24
November 11, 2021
#2: Backlinks are Dead. Do This Instead
Backlinks are the most overrated things to generate traffic on a blog. In this episode, you'll find out a much better, faster, and robust way to generate more traffic and name for your blog.
09:13
November 11, 2021
#1: Why Small Bloggers FAIL
The biggest reason bloggers fail is not because of less traffic, backlinks, or little to no social media presence. It's something entirely different and unexpected. I learned it from a blog owner who gets over 1M traffic a month to this day. Listen to this episode to find out what it is and how to get it dialed in before you ever work on your blog again.
15:24
November 11, 2021
Trailer - The Modern Blogger Podcast
From strolling the streets of Kolkata, India with just $6 in my pocket to rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest bloggers in this world.  Join me in my journey to empowering fellow bloggers with modern blogging techniques and hacks that can transform a blog from little a ghost town to a china town.
02:32
November 10, 2021