3 Tips for Overcoming Writers Block

Write sample titles down.  Every time you think of a cool idea for a post, or a possible post, write it down.  Keep a running list of potential blog post titles.  You don’t need to know what you’re going to write to accompany that title, in fact, you may have no idea.  That’s OK.  Write … Read more

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

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

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

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