In the next month I'll be writing an article series around a specific topic. Of course I can write on any number of topics. But I really want this article series to be one that best serves your needs. Below is a one question poll. By your vote, please tell me which topic(s) you need to … Read more about I Want to Serve You Better
There are a number of questions I get asked often by my clients about developing and growing their business using their websites. But I'd say one question is asked more than any other - "how do I get (more) traffic to my website?" Since I seem to seldom lack for ideas, I thought I'd start writing … Read more about Want to Learn 97 220 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website?
Want to learn how to write with confidence? Well my friend and fellow blogger, Joanna Young, is back! Where'd she go? Well, first she moved her blog from TypePad to WordPress - a move that I fully support and applaud her for. Then, she took a week off from writing to move into her new home. Can you … Read more about Welcome Back Joanna
We all want to talk about success in our small business, don't we? How we overcame this obstacle to come out the other end successful. Or how we fought for our vision to create the business we want. The media is filled with stories of how 'one man (or woman) beat the odds and became success.' Yet … Read more about Business Management Advice: Why Your Small Business Needs To Fail
Is your business creating a community that people want to be a part of? Among the mass of things that you need to consider in running a small business on the web, this question is seldom asked. We spend our time with target audience, branding and marketing strategies. We focus on the design of our … Read more about Are You Engaged With Your Audience?
While I don't usually cover social issues on my blog, I do care about them. And with so many people today talking about global warming, I thought it important to touch on a subject that affects each of us who spend our days in front of the computer. Bloggers, business owners, web and graphics … Read more about The Dangers of Local Warming
What does it take to have a successful blog for your business? Denise Wakeman of Blog Squad fame asked that question of Chris Garrett. The conversation that grew created a bed of blogging tips. Watching the interview (5 1/2 minutes) Chris makes it pretty clear that a successful blog, like a … Read more about SOBCon08: Chris Garrett Asks ‘So What?’
First off, I love Christine Kane - the person and the musician. Though, truthfully, they really seem to be one and the same. Anyhow, I find Christine's music full of witty lyrics (free song download) and tons of emotion - like she's singing from her soul. I've only seen her play live twice - once … Read more about SOBCon08: Christine Kane On Blogging, Marketing and a Musician’s Future
SOBCon08 - Biz School for Bloggersâ€¦ A report, part 2 Amazing that it took a whole blog post to cover the first day of SOBCon08, but it did. Friday was great. The boat ride stellar. And the conversation even better. Seeing Lorelle first thing Saturday morning started the day off right. Got a … Read more about SOBCon08: Is Your Blog Serving Your Business?
Are you coming to SOBCon08? I've been set on coming ever since I left Chicago last May. The event in 2007 was great. Lots of great people. Lots of great information. And, of course, lots of of great conversation. But what would I expect from an event that was partially the brainchild of Liz … Read more about A Business School for Bloggers
Yeah, it's possible. You really can break the internet. Want to find out how, just watch this simple 30 second clip below and you, too, and break the internet. Go ahead, try it. See what happens. Pretty funny, huh? … Read more about Did You Know You Can Break the Internet?
Speaking of bugs...who's that guy up there in the corner? Well, that's me, of course. You finally get to see what I look like (without having to dig around my bio page). Well, I'm back. Yeah, I know it's been a while. But I've been pretty hard at work. You'll also notice that in my month-long … Read more about Working Out The Bugs