Make your blog pop!

Images make your blog pop.  We are visual creatures and the eyes are easily drawn to images.  If you’re not using images in your posts, you are really missing out.  Not using images because you don’t want to pay for them?  Did you know there are a lot of really great sites that offer images … Read more

Can You Successfully Repurpose Content?

Yes! The key word here is successfully.  You don’t want to just regurgitate old content.  You need to make sure the content is fresh and relevant.  There a several ways you can go about achieving this goal. Do you have old posts buried within your blog?  This information is still valuable and you want newer … Read more

Failing at Your Own Business – Blogging

You’ve all seen the headlines “Make money blogging” “Become a millionaire blogger” “Quit your job and blog the day away.” Well, as with all too good to be true schemes, making incredible amounts of money with your blog is realistically not doable for average folks. That’s not to say that there aren’t bloggers out there … Read more

Successful Blogging – The How-To of Starting and Growing Your Blog

The How To of Starting and Growing Your Blog The How-To of Starting and Growing Your Blog walks you step-by-step on everything from starting your own blog to growing your readership. You’ll learn: How to build your blog The best  plug-ins for getting started The proper way to set up your post name to maximize … Read more

5 Keys to Productivity

The no distractions method – Turn off the television, silence your phone, put the dog out back, and log off the internet.  Sit down with the sole purpose of writing and stay focused on that alone.  Decide ahead of time whether you will write for a certain amount of time or whether you will write … Read more

Day 5 of the 31 Day Blogging Challenge 3 of My Favorite Blogs

Well, it’s day five of my 31-day blogging challenge and today’s challenge is to share 3 of my favorite blogs.  This is easy for me as I truly have some bloggers out there that I consider heroes! My first blog is Entrepreneurs-Journey By Yaro Starak.  He is my hero!  I’ve learned so much from him … Read more

4 Action Steps You Can Take Right Now to Grow Your Blog

Once you have your blog set up, you’ve heard me mention it many times; the all-important opt-in for your email list.  This drives more potential customers to your blog and allows you to interact with your audience. So, the first step you want to do is set up your email provider.  I’ve mentioned before, that … Read more

10 Ways to Stay Motivated to Blog

#1. Share accountability:  Find a friend or other blogger and help hold each other accountable for posting to your blog on a regular basis.  This can be both inspiring and motivating. #2. Write at the same time every day.  While inspiration may strike at the oddest times, by all means take advantage of this and … Read more

5 Email Marketing Ideas

5 fresh content ideas to inspire your email marketing. Re-purpose what you already have.  Combine similar blog posts to create a mini-series and send it out in segments to your email list. Share a case study of a customer who is thriving with the use of one of your products or services. Send out a … Read more