3 Mistakes You Could Be Making With Your Blog and How to Fix Them

No social icons on your site Social icons are important for spreading the word about your site and posts.  They should be a part of every post you write and readily visible and easily clickable. WordPress has a variety of plugins that will add social media icons on your site and can be customized to … 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

7 Top Gifts for the Writers in Your Life

My absolute #1 favorite, the Flip Dictionary!  This is my secret creativity weapon! Better than just synonyms, the Flip Dictionary offers “clues” designed specifically for writers to: help us figure out that phrase we’re looking for, but just can’t think of or when we know what we want to say, but aren’t sure just how to say it. … Read more

Is Medium Good Sharing for Your Blog?

While there may be some mixed opinions about Medium, the statistic speaks for themselves.  Medium gets 30+ Million visitors a month.  That’s about 1 Million visitors a day! After reading some posts on ProBlogger about the Medium platform, I decided to give a go at it.  So far so, good.  I only posted a handful of stories on … Read more

Day 7 The 31 Day Blogging Challenge: What Passions Drive You to Get Out of Bed in the Morning?

Well, there’s a zinger of a question! My son and daughter-in-law have to rank #1.  They are my heart.  My blog is one of my biggest passions in life.  I enjoy sharing my knowledge with others and watching them grow in their successes.  I enjoy writing my blog, tweaking it’s look, twittering my posts, participating … 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