I'm always amazed at people who think that bloggers mostly write about their personal life. Think about how often you've heard someone say, "why would I want to blog? I don't care about what someone at for breakfast." What's often missed in statements like this is that blogging isn't just about … Read more about How Well Is Your Blog Selling Your Business?
Imagine if you developed subdivisions and built houses for a living. What would it be like if you built a bunch of beautiful homes complete with garages and drives, but didn't build the streets that connect them? How could you possibly sell all your homes and develop a thriving community if people … Read more about Without a Community, Your Website is Useless
Want To Increase Sales? There's almost limitless methods for doing so. And all those methods boil down to one thing: Be in front of your audience when they need you. That's it. That's the key to increasing your sales. Think about it, when you're at a restaurant, do you care with the bathroom is? … Read more about How To Get More Clients & Increase Sales Right Now!
The internet is almost magical. Think about it...you put up a few pages of text on a website and you have the potential for a business. People can view your site, read your copy and decide if they want to work with you. And blogs make it even more magical. You can easily write more content and … Read more about Need More Clients? Reach Beyond Your Website!
Every business owner wants to make more money. Doesn't matter whether you sell products or pitch a service - you probably want more clients, customers, buyers, patrons, consumers, subscribers, users, etc. Doesn't matter what you call them - you'd like more. After all, doesn't more subscribers … Read more about Why Your Business Needs To Focus On Relationships More and On Money Less
Benjamin Franklin was a blogger - without a doubt. He may not have had a computer to share his thoughts, nor the internet to spread them. But he did have a printing press where he printed regular installments of Poor Richard's Almanack. Ben Franklin was known to have a sharp and witty mind and a … Read more about What Benjamin Franklin Knew About Social Media
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?
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…
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?
I coach, consult and educate small business owners on how to use their websites to grow their businesses. Some of my clients are not bloggers. Some are. Many become bloggers during the process. So I'm always looking for easy-to-understand ways to explain to my clients about why they want to be … Read more about Blogging? Tell 'Em About the 4 C's.
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