I pose this question to every client I work with. Then I have them answer it. Most answers cover branding, marketing message, or conversion. Sometimes clients will tell me that their missions statement or tagline are the most important keys to their business success. All these are good answers. None … Read more about What is The Most Important Key for Your Business Success?
Have you seen the new tagging meme going around the blogosphere? Valeria Maltoni and Chris Cree have. They tagged Mike Sansone at Converstations who tagged me. The theme of the meme (sorry, couldn't resist) - Why Do I Blog? Yeah, I know, I said I wasn't interested in memes any longer. Yet tagging … Read more about Why Do I Blog
Yesterday I wrote about my experience with the 2000 Bloggers meme, in which I cited Tony Hung's â€˜2000 Bloggers' is Over - An Exercise in Link â€˜Building' At Its Most Useless and Pathetic. My post and some great comments have created quite a buzz. Now I don't think that 2000 Bloggers, or … Read more about 2000 Bloggers – The Gift That Keeps On Giving
A few weeks back I got into 'the 2000 Bloggers.' It sounded like a really neat idea to build some links and gain some traffic to my blog. And it worked, at least to some degree. Looking at my site stats in Google Analytics, it appears I have gained some traffic from the 2000 Bloggers. But the place … Read more about Really, What's the Point of the 2000 Bloggers Experiment
Last week Daniel over at Daily Blog Tips announced ran his first, of what he's calling his Monthly Blog Projects. He set two parameters for each month's project: Send me your tip about the current topic (the first one will be â€œTraffic Generation Tipsâ€). You can use the contact form or post a … Read more about 30 Traffic Generating Tips – & A Whole Lot More
All right, the cat's out of the bag. I am much more than just a website designer. Healthy WebDesign is all about helping small business owners use the web to plan, develop, execute and grow their business. So yeah, I design the website. But I also help my clients get clear in their objectives and … Read more about One 'Real' Reason Small Business Owners Should Blog
It's so nice to see that the blogosphere has room to stretch. Especially with A-Listers like Robert Scoble. On Sunday, Scoble began by Pissing off the Blogosphere with his rant about bloggers not linking to other bloggers and linking to sources like the New York Times instead. That created a bit of … Read more about Scoble, A-List Bloggers and Linking
Being a web business developer, I know quite a bit about strategy, planning and marketing a static small business website. I know how to drive traffic and convert that traffic down a marketing pipeline into your products and services. It's basically just a formula, mostly. Over the years I've seen … Read more about How My Traffic Doubled in Two Weeks
My friend Gary Conn just sent me a message about a new publication he's starting up - The Successful Blogger. As he Gary puts it, 'The Successful Blogger is about bloggers and is written for bloggers.' Each volume will cover eight separate sections: Introduction Headline News Business Blog … Read more about Check Out 'The Successful Blogger'
I love posts that are short, simple and to the point. So I was refreshed this morning to see Ben Yoskovitz's post, The Most Important Question You Can Ask When Networking. How Can I Help You? This question is so effective because: It shows you care. It gives the person an opportunity to talk … Read more about Give a Little of Yourself
I've already written about how much I'm Digging MyBlogLog. My community is growing and I'm meeting some really great people with some interesting blogs. As of today, MyBlogLog community has only 12 members. Yet, I'm so pleased that they've joined my community that I'd like to acknowledge them right … Read more about You've Gotta Get a MyBlogLog Community
It looks like I hit a nerve with my post Why Would I Possibly Want to Link to My Competition? So over the weekend, I poked around the blogosphere and found a nice post from Steve Rubel, about co-opetition. According to it's wiki co-opetition focuses on cooperation between companies in imperfectly … Read more about Let's All Be More Co-opetitive.