Information Sources for New Blog Content

published on July 3, 2008

After you’ve picked your domain name, brand, bought hosting, and installed the blogging platform; the next step is to develop your content. However, you should be extremely careful in selecting which informational source you will choose. This is to ensure …


Entertain or Educate – What Is Best?

published on June 11, 2008

I’ve been doing some thinking lately (I know it’s dangerous). Looking back at all of our businesses over the last 5 years, plus the 100’s of websites I’ve consulted with or studied, it seems like most sites fall into one of …


Take Blog Promotion Offline!

published on June 9, 2008

When people hear about blog promotion, they immediately think of SEO techniques, link building, and other online promotional efforts. It certainly makes sense to promote your blog using these methods but conducting some offline promotional efforts is also worth considering. …


Content is No Longer Enough

published on June 6, 2008

The saying that “Content is King” has been passed around online for as long as I can remember. But the simple truth of the matter is that in this day and age, good blog content just isn’t enough. You need …


10 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Blog

published on May 29, 2008

1. Excessive Ads – Hey, there’s nothing wrong with making some money from your blog (that’s why your reading this blog right?). But, when your advertisements begin to take up more space on your blog than your content, you’ve got …


Reader Discussion: Finding Your Blog’s Persona (Know Your Role)

published on April 25, 2008

Very often when you first start blogging, people will tell you that you need to find your voice. They’re of course talking about your style of writing and the personality you want to portray but I’ve recently been thinking quite …


Your Customers Are Busy Too

published on April 18, 2008

What is the most valuable part of your life? It’s the only thing in the world that is limited… TIME This is something most marketers and internet business owners forget about. Of course we know OUR time is valuable, but …


Wrong Market = Empty Bank Account

published on April 15, 2008

Sometimes knowing what not to do is as good as or better than knowing what you should do. This post will hopefully be one of those cases for you… Do you know one of the top reasons why people don’t …


5 Linkbait Ideas Any Blog Can Use

published on April 7, 2008

In Max’s recent poll about your favorite topics, the subject of driving more traffic to your blog came in a very close second. In the spirit of giving the people what they want, I want to discuss what I consider …