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…
Liz Strauss asked me, Dawud, "When I go to your blog I get the feeling there's a back room behind your blog where you work. What work do you do there?" And so kicked off our one2one conversation. So what am I doing behind my blog? When I'm not rubbing the swollen feet of my pregnant wife, … Read more about What I Do In The Back Room Behind My Blog :: a one2one conversation
How do you bridge two blogs in conversation? That's the question Liz Strauss and I kicked around together a couple of weeks ago. And what was birthed is what we're calling a one-2-one conversation. One conversation across two blogs, in two directions between two people. Here's how it works... Liz … Read more about One Conversation…Two Blogs :: announcing the one2one Conversation
We all want more traffic to our websites, right? We dream of the day that we get that massive wave from Digg or StumbleUpon. And when we do, it's a rush, right? We watch our stats climb by the minute - 500....1,000....5,000....10,000 visitors - "oh God, don't let it end!" But it does end. It ends … Read more about Why Building Website Traffic Is About Content And Relationships
One thing I can say about myself is I don't stand still much. It seems I'm always to understand more of what and why I think, feel and believe the way I do. In my personal life, I don't often rest on good enough. Instead, I strive to be a better man, a better husband, a better parent, a better son, … Read more about How Do You Use Social Media To Grow Your Business?
Get your Blogging Tips from Douglas Karr at The Marketing Technology Blog: Let's not waste each others' time! I want to help your blog or website quickly and efficiently AND you'll get some link love on my blog. That mention will drive traffic and help with your rankings in Technorati … Read more about Douglas Karr Wants to Help Your Blog – For Free!
If you use WordPress you likely know who Lorelle VanFossen is. If you don't know who she is yet, don't worry...you will soon. Lorelle VanFossen, of course, writes Lorelle on WordPress (RSS) - one of the best resources for anything relating to WordPress. Need a plugin? Lorelle's likely written about … Read more about Lorelle VanFossen Has Made Every Blogging Mistake
Are you blogging to build relationships? I sure am. And so are many other bloggers. Sure, if we're blogging, we probably like to write. We also probably enjoy playing on the internet to some degree. And for many of us, we've got businesses to promote. Yet the reason many of us blog is to create … Read more about 5 Ways Not To Make The Biggest Mistake In Your Blogging Relationships
Many bloggers, like Preston, have asked this question of whether they should fake comments on their blogs to begin the conversation. Darren Rowse had some great advice. As did Jason Kaneshiro from Webomatica and Dee of Blogozine. They each had some great suggestions of writing more conversationally … Read more about New Bloggers: An Idea To Get The Conversation Started
Mike Sansone of Converstations has posted a simple seven question test that can help you decide if you're ready for a business blog. The test takes about two minutes. You calculate your score at the end. Mike then gives you three categories of blogging readiness based on how you answer the … Read more about Find Out If You Should Be Blogging Your Business
Finding the right domain name can make a difference between a successful website and one that's stuck in the pit of mediocrity. Okay, maybe it's not that dramatic, but there is some truth here. The question is, how importat is the .com? Should you get closetowhatIwant.com or should you get … Read more about Should You Get A .com Domain Name At All Costs?
I love to read. Yet being a solopreneur, a husband, a father, a constructrion worker (I've just gutted our kitchen), a friend, etc - it's hard to find time to read as much as I'd like. So Doug Karr helped me out yesterday when he posted about the book, The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz & … Read more about The Four Agreements of Conversational Blogging