Successful Blogging is all about strategy. And there are hundreds of how-tos written to up your game and increase your bottom line. True? But, equally important in your efforts is what â€œnotâ€ to do in terms of techniques and time management. With this being said, here are 4 things to NOT make time for in […]
I hate to be the bearer of bad news. But be forewarned. If you’re a â€œseriousâ€ blogger or writer, at some point or another in your blogging career, you’ll be forced to take a stand or express an opinion that may cause disagreement or debate. Sometimes it may be intentional or strategic on your part. […]
Let’s face it. Blogging looks a lot easier than it actually is. But just like other creative or professional endeavors, success requires strategy and a game plan. It’s a must have. I liken it to traveling unfamiliar territories without a road map. The more you know, the further you’ll go. In the business world, a […]
For the first time since his death, I was finally able to sit down and view the last taping of Michael Jackson’s life via the come-back concert, â€œThis is Itâ€. I was a big fan, and the thought of this loss was too great to pack the theaters with his â€œgroupiesâ€ when it was first […]
The unenlightened blogger often brags (in his posts) about the number of weekly visitors he receives to his site, as if it were the â€œultimateâ€ qualifier for success. Don’t get me wrong, site traffic is an initial indicator that perhaps we’re at least doing something right in regards to our blogging efforts. But, it shouldn’t […]
In a popular movie of former years, Forest Gump compared life to a box of chocolates. â€œYou just never know what you’re gonna’ get,â€ he tells us. That is, according to â€œmamaâ€. Well, perhaps there was a grain of truth to that statement. And, much the same, blogging has the same potential.
Back in the day when I was a little more ambitious about my health goals, and had more time to devote to maintaining my girlish figure, I joined a health club. I would work out weekly. I found that being surrounded by folks with similar goals and interests served as a great motivator and support […]
No matter where you are on the â€œfood chainâ€ of blogging, chances are, you can be better and ascend higher. Growth is what it’s all about. Growth is a true sign of maturity, and the true sign of a professional. And like many other life forms, if you don’t grow you risk dying.
Lights, camera, action! Each time you prepare your words for online viewing and hit the â€œpublishâ€ button, you’re on stage. A virtual stage. Before a crowd of thousands, potentially millions. Will you rock them? Will you be worth the price of admission? Will you cultivate new fans or fall short of expectations? You decide. It […]
Don’t take my word for it. Surf the Net and you’re sure to find millions of blogs devoted to every niche in the book. Sleuth for blogs on blogging and there are more than I can possibly mention. To attract and sustain the attention of today’s busy readers, the savvy blogger knows that he must […]