Teach Me
Teach Me
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Completed on 2019-09-23

About the Book

In Teach Me: How to Write How-To Technical Articles that Make Money, Adam Bertram, successful freelance writer, entrepreneur and, most importantly, an engineer will spill it all. He will go over how to to create engaging, technical, non-boring articles that are a pleasure to read and how to generate income from them.

He'll cover:

  • Finding paid-article opportunities
  • Writing great content
  • Why your writing is so valuable
  • Setting up an article-writing machine system
  • ...and more!

Learn how to start writing better how-to articles and start generating some cash!

About the Author

Adam Bertram
Adam Bertram

Adam Bertram is a 20-year veteran of IT and experienced online business professional. He’s an entrepreneur, IT influencer, Microsoft MVP, blogger, trainer and content marketing writer for multiple technology companies. Adam is also the founder of the popular IT career development platform TechSnips. Catch up on Adam’s articles at adamtheautomator.com, connect on LinkedIn, or follow him on Twitter at @adbertram or the TechSnips Twitter account at @techsnips_io.

Table of Contents

  • About This Book
  • About the Author
  • Feedback
  • Introduction
  • Your Knowledge is Valuable
    • You’re a Unicorn
    • Go Where the Money Is
    • Summary
  • Part I: Writing Engaging Technical Content
  • Don’t Get Technical
    • Cold vs. Friendly Tech: An Example
  • Never Make the Reader Think They’re Dumb
  • Personalize your Writing
    • Personal Pronouns
    • Assume You’re on the Same Page
  • Add Variety to your Content
    • Write Now, Add Variety Later
  • Formatting is Important
    • Breaking Things Up
    • Capitalization
    • When to Use Italics
    • Formatting Code
  • Prerequisites Section
  • Don’t Be Wishy-Washy
    • Some people will call you out
    • It’s just text. It can be easily fixed
  • Breaking Down a Great Article
    • The Title
    • Don’t Make it Date Dependent
  • Aim for Your Reader
    • It’s All About Them
    • Stay within Scope
  • Teach. Don’t Sell
  • Part II: Writing for Other People
  • Building a Portfolio
  • Finding Work
  • Writing for places you read
  • Search for interesting keywords
  • Look for sites with articles written by multiple authors
  • Ask other freelance writers
  • Your Clients
    • Media Publications
    • Writing Agencies
    • Tech Vendors
  • Getting Paid
    • Typical Rates
    • Negotiating
  • Promotion
  • Always provide a contact method
  • Build and Share your Bio
  • Link to your blog everywhere
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Release Notes

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