Remember the days when the internet was like listening to news radio? You'd search the dial for news and interesting topics. Then came talk radio. Now people could call in and add their two cents to the topic discussed by the host. I often think of social media as being like talk radio. For … Read more about A Key To Great Social Media Relationships
I get this question a lot from people. I guess I've been fortunate enough to meet so many bloggers that it's hard to say. Would I like to meet Darren Rowse or Brian Clark? Sure. I'd love to look them both in the eye and thank them for everything they've taught me about blogging. It'd be great to … Read more about Which Blogger Would You Most Like to Meet?
Boy do Liz and I have an interesting conversation going on about relationships. My last question to her, if you recall, was how has your blog changed the way you think about relationships? She titled her response: I Knew Everything about Relationships Until an Audience Came. You've gotta take a … Read more about How Are Your Online Relationships Different From Your Offline Relationships?
Did you all catch Liz's last installment of our one2one conversation? It was great. I asked her , "What have you thought would work on your blog that bombed with your readers? And what did you learn from it?" Her answer was a lovely example of how the blogosphere works. If you need a reminder, Liz … Read more about What Do You Do When A Commenter Just Isn't Hearing You?
Don't you want your blog to be noticed? Sure, we each blog for different reasons. Some of us want to express our views or write about something we love. Others of us want make a buck or promote our business. And some just want to share their lives with others. Regardless of why you're blogging, … Read more about What To Do When People Aren't Paying Attention To Your Blog
You'd think the latest question Liz asked me would be simple to answer. And on the surface it is. Yet, I've needed an extra day to think about where to take this one2one conversation next. When you go around the Internet, what mistake do you see most often? That's her question. Think about it for a … Read more about Are You Having A Conversation With Your Niche Audience?
Less than a year ago, my good friend Adam Kayce decided to change careers. For years Adam was a successful intuitive healer and teacher who helped countless people work with and heal their personal issues and physical diseases. As a teacher, Adam could explain the most complex ideas about … Read more about How You Can Help A Friend With Their Business
Defining your target, or niche, market is very important to the success of your business. If you know what you do, the next step is to know who you do it for. Even better is knowing what problems they face that you can help them solve through your products and services. But what if your blog … Read more about Oh No, My Blog Audience Isn't My Target Market
Did you see the response Liz Strauss gave to my latest one2one conversation question? I asked her how she keeps clarity in her business? ...clarity in business and in life comes from knowing where I've been, where I'm going, and what I value on the days that tragedy strikes... It's a great … Read more about Small Business Goals: What's Your Business Strategy?
What Liz and I have been discussing in our latest one2one conversation. Most recently, I asked Liz the question: What do you feel is necessary to create an effective strategy to promote a business? Okay, so I didn't ask a light-weight question. I know that. Just like I know there's no one right … Read more about The Key To Promoting Your Business Is…
In our latest one2one conversation, Liz asked me: How important is strategy to your business? How does your strategy get built? Great question, huh? I can't wait to see how I answer it. Often, I've heard Liz quote Steve Farber as saying, "Serve the people who love you with the services you love." … Read more about How Business Strategy Can Be About Love
Continuing our one2one conversation, Liz Strauss asked me (and you): What's the the part of business, besides relationships, that you look forward to doing more of? Okay, so here's how I read your question..."what other part of business, besides building relationships." I hope this is what you … Read more about The Part of My Business I Look Forward To Doing More Of…