5 Basic Blogging Tips

5 Basic Blogging Tips

Blogging is a great way to grow your business. It adds credibility to your business, helps brand you and your business, and creates the kind of community and authenticity readers are craving. People no longer want to do business with a nameless faceless entity; they want to know who they’re doing business with and what […]

Tips For a Good Website Redesign

Tips For a Good Website Redesign

Redesigning your website can be a refreshing channeling of creative energy. However, there are several things to consider besides how creative you can be in making your site look visually appealing. 5 Considerations for Good Website Redesign 1. Function For me, function comes before visual appeal. Site structure is more important than a colorful header […]

Why I Like GreenGeeks Hosting

Why I Like GreenGeeks Hosting

Last year I moved my websites to GreenGeeks hosting.  The primary reason wasn’t price or cPanel or even that they’re a green business. It was customer service. I used to have my websites on one of the big, well-known hosting services. At first, every thing was great  with that host, but as they grew larger and […]

7 Tips to Boost SEO In Blog Posts

7 Tips to Boost SEO In Blog Posts

As a blogger, you want to boost SEO on each of your blog posts because search engine optimization helps to get organic traffic to your website. SEO tactics change with every change by Google, but there are 7 simple ways you can boost SEO in your blog posts. Keyword Research #1. Use only one targeted […]

How To Unlock Your Potential

How To Unlock Your Potential

Your potential as a blogger is limitless. You are capable of doing amazing things, of achieving all of your hopes, dreams and goals and living the life you want to live. You were born with this ability. So what happened? Life happened. Along the way, you picked up a few limiting beliefs, behaviors and some […]

Short Articles Are Also Good For Blogs

Short Articles Are Also Good For Blogs

How long should a blog post be? Are longer articles better than short articles? How do you know? These are the questions Copyblogger addresses in their article, “Why You Should Write Short Articles, Too”. Starting as a simple one-man blog, Copyblogger is now a software and training organization with more than 115,000 customers. Their secret […]

How To Write Headlines That Attract Attention

How To Write Headlines That Attract Attention

Headlines need to grab your reader’s attention. Whether you’re writing a landing page on your website, an article or even an information product, your headline is an essential ingredient for success. Experts tell us you have about 10 seconds or less to grab your prospect’s attention. Guess what they read first? Your headline. Here’s how […]

WordPress Dashboard Training

WordPress Dashboard Training

You have a new WordPress website and you’re ready to start your blogging adventure! Yeah!! Oh, wait. You don’t know anything about WordPress. You could just jump in and take off on your adventure, or you could have someone in the passenger seat – Me! My Dashboard Story Let me tell you a story. I […]

What’s the Deal About Social Media Marketing?

What’s the Deal About Social Media Marketing?

Most small businesses and solo business owners are told that they need social media marketing, but they don’t know exactly what it is or how to do it. Social Media Marketing happens when businesses make people aware of their company’s products and services by developing friendly relationships on a social media platform that reaches a […]

A Nifty Tool to Schedule Pinterest Pins

A Nifty Tool to Schedule Pinterest Pins

Out of Control on Pinterest If you’re like me, as a newbie on Pinterest I didn’t realize that my pinning sprees were swamping the Pinterest feed. I was having fun and on a roll.  Then I read an article about the 10 most common mistakes people make on Pinterest and BOOM! It hit me. This […]

Control Your Own Online Marketing

Control Your Own Online Marketing

Many of my business clients want to control their own WordPress website. They’ve been told that WordPress is easy, and it is, but there’s more than that to online marketing. 3 Learning Steps to Online Marketing No matter your business or industry, today’s online marketing requires 3 skills. I teach these 3 skills to local […]

Successful Blogging

Successful Blogging

I wanted to share this from one of my successful blogging students, Jessica Burgess, who blogs at Fantabulosity. Jessica tracks her Alexa ranking, which is only one of many ways to track a website’s influence and popularity. Alexa ranks all the websites in order based on traffic, so a really popular website would have a […]

You Can Learn to Blog!

You Can Learn to Blog!

What Does It Take to Learn to Blog? It takes one thing. You have to WANT to. Sure there’s a bit of a learning curve, but it isn’t “rocket surgery”! Everyone starts off small and learns one small bit at a time. I have 2 pieces of advice that together will guarantee your success as […]

How To Use Google Search to Your Advantage

How To Use Google Search to Your Advantage

Use Google Search to Stay Ahead of Your Competition. There’s no doubt that we trust our peers for insight, advice, and of course for hot tips on the next big thing. Google Social Search taps into this behavior by searching relevant publicly-accessible content from your social circle, a set of online friends and contacts. What […]

12 Tips for Beginner Bloggers

12 Tips for Beginner Bloggers

Maybe you’ve decided to start a blog but you’re just not sure how to get started. Whether you plan to blog for your business or on a personal blog, here are 12 tips to take you from blog idea to blog to success. Choose Your Topic 1. Choose a broad topic to draw a larger […]