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Did A Prominent Viral Blogger on Medium Plagiarize My Life Story?

On “authenticity and vulnerability.”

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#1 : The Title Formula

#2: The Intro Paragraph

I’m going to tell you step-by-step how I became a viral blogger and achieved online success.”

#3: The Coincidental Use of Eerily Similar Steps!

#4: The Content, Tone and Cadence

#5: End with “Moral of the Story” but make damn sure it’s not quite the same “Moral.”

#6: The closing list inside the list.

“Understand in that moment that imperfection, authenticity and vulnerability are all that matters in blogging”

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