Mark Tong

Compelling content that increases engagement, drives leads - and Google loves!

Hi, I'm Mark. I'm a Certified Content Marketer (Smartblogger), Certified Guest Blogger (Smartblogger) and Advanced Google Analytics User (Google), so I understand how to do 3 things well:

Make Clients Happy:

"Mark Tong's posts are always well-researched and engaging. He understands how to grab the reader from the beginning and keep them reading to the end. Equally he understands what fuels search results, as the post he wrote for us on 'how to stop people intimidating you' regularly shows up on page 1 of Google." - Erin Falconer, Pick The Brain

"Mark Tong is one of the most engaging writers I've met. I've had the privilege of hosting him on my blog. His approach is thoroughly structured and well-researched. He has the gift of weaving words with gentle humor and rich takeaway points for the reader. And of course he's an absolute pleasure to work with!" - Vidya Sury, Vidya Sury

"I couldn't speak more highly of Mark Tong as both a person and a blogger. His posts are always comprehensive and insightful, and he's always a pleasure to work with!" Lori Dench, Tiny Buddha

"Mark is an excellent marketer and content creator. I am thrilled with the content Mark created for our blogs and courses. Also his emails for launches and funnels are exceptional: we recorded clear spikes in our email opening rates after using Mark's copy. Mark has proven his worth as a content writer again and again." -Mary Jaksch, WritetoDone & GoodlifeZEN

Make Readers Happy

"So many great thoughts in this I'm going to bookmark it." Elle Sommer

"Great post and awesome insights!!" - KG

"Thanks a lot for this – just what I needed to read." - Seasha Khan

"These are great, actionable, practical tips! Thanks." - Brenda Spandrio

"A very moving article." - Therese Sibon

"Such an important article for newbie vloggers. Definitely recommending it to all my vlogger friends!" - Vishrant Khanna

"I’ve learnt many things from this post." - Rana Shakoor Akbar

"Thank you for sharing such an insightful piece. Writings like this one are instrumental in giving me the power needed to fight off the demons attacking my courage to share my truth." - H.E.Wilburson

"The title of this post drew me in and it did not disappoint. I loved the profound insights and the quotes." - Irina Fields

"Ideas can change lives. You changed my life in someways." - Rachael H

"Superb! Your article may be geared to writers but is pertinent for everyone with a dream or goal... And I’ve passed along this article to my writing clients. Thanks for your to-the-point insights." - Zeeshan

"Great points. And if you just read the numbered headlines, you could apply the same rules to any other part of your life... Pull this article out again. Read it. Live it." - Monica

"What a fantastic article... Thank you for these great nuggets of wisdom." - Rana Shakoor Akbar

"Excellent post! Inspiring! I’m sharing it and linking to it from my next post." - Lorraine Reguly

"Once in a long while, a great article shows up and this special feeling follows. Call it elation, intoxication, cloud nine or ecstasy... must be the surge in release of serotonin. you just made my day! Thank you very much. My heart is still singing." - Lucky Emokpae

"What a wonderful take on the quote-list format. I’ve probably read all of these quotes before in different instances, but I’ve never seen them stringed together in such a flowing warm way. It felt like a song or dance." - Jay

"I am SO saving this! And sharing it!" - Jamie Wyatt

"Wow! What an epic post! I’ve bookmarked it so I can return when I need inspiration! Thank you." - Cylon George

"I don’t think anyone does lists like this better than you do!" - Quinn Eurich

Make Google Happy: (All these posts rank on Page 1 for their main keyword)

*Please note most of these articles were ghostwritten for clients or written under a pseudonym-and yes, even I had to check the spelling of 'pseudonym' 🙂

How to Rediscover Life’s Magic
40 Ways to Let Go of Anger Right Now 
Double Your Productivity With This One Killer Habit Of The Super Successful 
5 Ways to Feel Like a Kid Again (Even if You're an Old Grouch)
5 Simple Tactics to Never Let People Intimidate You Again 
Stop Beating Yourself Up: 40 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic
5 Festive Tips For A Stress-Free Christmas 
8 Top Tools for Vloggers to Crush it in 2018 
How to Stay Blissfully Positive Around Negative People 
10 Surprising Reasons To Stop Trying To Please Everyone 
10 Ways To Stop Feeling Like A Failure As A Writer


A few more things: 

I started out in self-improvement but have written articles on relationships, productivity, minimalism, personal finance, writing, indie publishing and more. They have been published in many top blogs, including Huff Post and sites like Inc and Smartblogger have referenced them, such as here and here.


Here are some examples of my work:

Personal Finance: The Ultimate Guide To Frugal Living in 2019 (Without Being a Cheapskate) (Unpublished: This post was written for Certification)

Blogging: How to Monetize a Website in 2020 (The Definitive Guide) (at 7,800+ words it aims to be)

Relationships: How to Build a Rock Solid Relationship Your Heart will Love (This post received 64 comments)

Productivity: Double Your Productivity With This One Killer Habit Of The Super Successful (This post ranks on page 1 of Google for the keyword: double your productivity)

Minimalism: How to Live With Less Stuff but More Happiness (This post received 39 comments)

Self-Improvement5 Simple Tactics to Never Let People Intimidate You Again (This post ranks on page 1 of Google for the keyword: How to Stop People Intimidating You/Stop people intimidating you)

Writing: 10 Ways To Stop Feeling Like A Failure As A Writer (This post ranks on page 1 of Google for the keywords: Stop feeling like a failure as a writer/feeling like a failure as a writer/failure as a writer/failed writer)

Vlogging: 8 Top Tools for Vloggers to Crush it in 2018 (This post ranks on page 1 of Google for the keyword: tools for vloggers)


Topics: Personal development, Health and Wellness, Relationships, Travel, Writing, Indie Publishing, Blogging, Freelancing, Marketing, Personal finance. Not listed here? Don't worry, I love a challenge. Just email me.
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