Before we get in to talking about the editorial calendar, there is one more very important thing we need to think about. Creating your Ideal Client Avatar! This is a great exercise for your business as a whole, not just for your blog. What can you tell me about who you are talking to with…Continue readingCreating Your Ideal Client Avatar!
I’ve been talking about creating an editorial calendar for your blog, and I’ve realized that for some people that may just make your eyes gloss over because you aren’t sure what I’m talking about. We should back up a step and clear that up! In the magazine world, they have editorial calendars. You can look…Continue readingWhy You Need an Editorial Calendar for Your Blog
I have a whole process that takes place now when I blog and by far the MOST effective, beneficial, OMG it drives traffic part of that that you should be doing? Make your blog posts Pinterest friendly! (My blogging checklist is a bonus if you purchase the October 15, 2014 Get Fully Booked – Joy…Continue readingMake Your Blog Posts Pinterest Friendly! 30 Days to Awesomize Your Blog
Yay! Someone has found your website! A new reader, happy happy joy joy! They read your latest post, and maybe – if you’re lucky – they even left a comment. Great! Uhm… now what? What do you want them to do next? Does your site have a clear call to action? I’m not talking yellow…Continue readingCreate a Call to Action!
When you’re building your website or your blog, do you just look at what other people in your industry are doing? What about when you’re writing your blog posts? Are they the same as what everyone else is writing and saying? I get it. When you first start to plan out your website, you look…Continue readingLook Outside Your Industry for Inspiration!
Whenever I discover a new blog or business, one of the first things I do is look for social proof about the business. Are you sharing your social proof with your readers? With the option for smart buttons on your blog, people can now see how many people have shared your post on Facebook, Twitter,…Continue readingHelp Build Trust for Your Blog by Using Social Proof!
I redesigned my blog in mid-September, and I merged the Business of Awesome blog in with my current one. Lots of content moved around in to new places, but when all was said and done I was looking at a lovely site with everything in its place. Or so I thought. Turns out that everything…Continue readingCheck Your Blog in Other Web Browsers! 30 Days to Awesomize Your Blog
Whenever I hear a question come up more than once in a day, I take it as a sign that it is something I *really* need to blog about. Twice yesterday I was asked, “Do you think blogs are still important?” Yes. Yes. OMG YES. Very much, yes. You still need a blog for your…Continue readingWhy You Still Need a Blog. Yes, Really.