Believe it or not, I've actually said this to a few clients - that conversational blogging is like a conga line. I know it's sounds funny, but it's true. Think about it. When do we conga? Usually at a party. Well, isn't conversational blogging is like a party? Someone has to start the conga, of … Read more about Why Conversational Blogging Is Like A Conga Line
What inspires you? For me, it's my kids, being anywhere in nature, a rolling thunderstorm across the plains, a fresh mountain snow above timberline in September, the sound of water falling from a cliff - okay, really anything involving nature. And words. Words that express depth and meaning. … Read more about 5 More Inspirational Quotes For Conversational Blogging
There I was sitting at SOBCon07 over the weekend enjoying the speakers and the conversations they started. Soaking in all kinds of great ideas for taking my blog the conversation (and my business) to the next level. Then, out of nowhere he said it...what's been on my mind since I began writing … Read more about Business Blogging Advice: You're Not a Blogger
You've probably seen this meme going around called the Ultimate Technorati Favorites Exchange. Dosh Dosh Gary Lee kicked it off as an experiment to "break into the Technorati Top 100 and determine the exposure and traffic benefits of being included in the Top 100 list." Now this ISN'T the … Read more about Yeah, I'm In The Technorati Favorites Top 100 – So What?
I've been reading Wendy Piersall's blog, eMOMS AT HOME, for a few about a month now. Since finding it, I've read her posts daily. Her writing is always engaging, informative and helpful for what ever I'm doing. Her 'tagline' sums it up... It's not about the home business, nor about what you are … Read more about You’ve Gotta See Wendy Piersall’s New Design at eMom
You may know Liz Strauss from the SOB (Successful and Outstanding Blogger) campaign. You may know Liz Stauss from her blogs Successful-Blog, Liz Strauss.com, and Letting Me Be. You may just know Liz - everyone seems too. And it's likely you're one of the millions who have commented on her … Read more about Successful Outstanding Blogger Looking for Outstanding Unique Blogs
I get asked often..."How do I find topics to write about on my blog?" The answer is pretty simple...I use my feed reader. What I've done is identified a number of topics that I want my blog to focus on. I then search for those topics in Google Blog Search. Once the search results come up, I … Read more about See How Easy It Can Be to Find Topics to Write About
Last week Kathy Sierra wrote a post, Marketing Should Be Education, Education Should Be Marketing, that I haven't been able to stop thinking about. In the post, Kathy does a nice job explain what she thinks marketing and education could to learn from each other. ...in my perfect world, marketers and … Read more about What Are You? Marketer, Consultant, Coach? How About Teacher!
After blogging for a few months, I'm beginning to understand what it takes to create a successful small business blog. First off, it requires good planning. Meaning...be very clear what you're blogging about. Initially, I decided this blog was going to be about how to effectively market a small or … Read more about How I'm Getting Clear What To Do With My Blog
Here's a pretty good video done by Jack Humphrey at The Friday Traffic Report. I found this video on YouTube. Check it out. If you don't know what trackbacks are, how to create them and what marketing advantages they provide, Jack does a pretty good job with this … Read more about Video Tutorial: Trackbacking with WordPress