We review ebooks, courses and tools for writers, so you can make good decisions about how to invest in your writing career. This is the first post in our review series.
About the creator: Corbett Barr is part of the team behind FizzleCo and runs the blogs Think Traffic and Expert Enough, which together boast over four million unique visitors. He teaches people how to build sustainable, successful online businesses with engaged audiences.
Who It’s For: Anyone who is interested in a step-by-step guide to creating a successful blog.
What It Will Help You Do: Though there are many guides that will help you create a blog and publish your first post in a few minutes, this course will help you build the infrastructure and thinking processes needed to create a blog that will be successful over the long term. The first lesson is often the most challenging for fiction writers: Choosing The Perfect Topic for Your Blog. The exercises in the module should help you narrow your focus and get started.
13 weekly lessons
13 weekly step-by-step action plans
Over 8 hours of video
Answers to FAQ’s from the first 800+ students.
Discounted web hosting and recommended tools
A 60-day no-questions-asked money-back guarantee
Bonus interviews (Leo Babauta and Danielle Laporte) and case studies (Live Your Legend and Expert Enough).
The Best Part: The modules provide enough information without being overwhelming. Since they are designed as weekly lessons, this really helps you prioritize your time and energy by breaking things down into specific tasks and action items for the week.
What Would Make It Even Better: This course isn’t specifically for writers so none of the case studies or example sites are of writers.
How It Changed My Life: I started my blog, in the spring of 2012 as a way to start building an audience for my . The blog has led to some amazing connections and experiences that I would have never imagined. Since then, I’ve made friends and developed connections all over the world and was even a speaker at .
Our Recommendation: SABTM’s is well worth the money to get you started as a successful blogger. Highly recommended.
This post contains affiliate links. That means if you purchase through our links, you’re supporting The Write Life — and we thank you for that!