Tips and Resources for Starting and Building Your Blog

I started blogging in January. It wasn’t the first time I’d decided to blog, but this time I wanted to put myself out there for more than just my family. I wanted to not only help others with the things I’ve learned throughout my life, but I wanted to learn from others as well. In … Read more

16 Blogging Tips to Help Your Blog Blossom and Grow

I was honored this week when WritersBra asked me to write a guest post as part of the 31-day blogging challenge.  Therefore, I’d like to share some blogging tips with you today. I won’t say that I am a typical blogger.  I’m not so concerned with numbers or shares or followers.  I write for my … Read more

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

15 Tips for Taking Your Blog Post Viral

Taking your blog viral #1  The emotional element:  You’ve heard me say it before.  A blog is a relationship.  A conversation with your reader.  Write in a conversational tone and don’t forget to let your passion shine through. #2  Include pictures in your post:  The eye is naturally drawn to pictures and images.  Place a … Read more

Blogging. What’s a priority in your life?

What is priority in your life?  How do those priorities fit within your dreams and aspirations? What if I told you that you could have time for both?  Undoubtedly, though skeptical you may be, you would want to learn how. Now, naming something as a priority and finding the time to live up to those … Read more

Starting Your Blog from Scratch

Your very first step for starting your blog from scratch is to choose your domain name. Choosing a domain name is a big step.  After all, this will be with you, and synonymous with you, for years to come. It is the front-line tie to your audience and needs to convey some sense of what … Read more

Are You an Authority?

Establishing yourself as an authority is the fastest way to grow your business.  It brings your prospects to you, engages them, and makes you the go-to resource. But, how do you become an authority? Authority comes from helping people.  When you’re just starting out, this likely comes from offering free advice, products, or services.  As … Read more

Why a blog?

Setting up a blog is easy, and free, with the use of WordPress and the many pre-formatted, customizable templates offered through their site.  In my coaching, I teach clients how to set up a blog using WordPress and walk them through affordable hosting, utilizing the same host provider I use for my blogs. More importantly… … Read more