I know I left you with some pretty heavy homework yesterday in Creating Your Ideal Client Avatar, so today we’re going to focus on something a bit lighter and easier. Down to business, this one is a task without a lot of creative energy required. Back, back, back it up! Do you have a plan…Continue readingBack, Back, Back it Up! (Backup Your Blog, That Is!)
When I’m sitting down to work on my Editorial Calendar for my blog, the first thing I do is look at what Google Analytics has to tell me. (Hint: this is why we talked in the last tip on the fact that you need to get Analytical by adding Google Analytics to your blog!) Google…Continue readingUsing Google Analytics to Build Your Blog Editorial Calendar
We’re about to dive in to keywords and creating an editorial calendar, but there is really no point in starting up any of that if you’re not taking the time to analyze what is already happening on your blog. First things first? You need to add Google Analytics to your blog. Then you can plan…Continue readingGet Analytical – Add Google Analytics to Your Blog!
You’re just happily writing your latest & greatest blog post, and you decide to add yet another category to your blog for this post. After all, you’re going to be talking about this ALL the time, right? Yes! New category it is! Noooooooooooooooooo… Don’t do it. Resist the temptation. Don’t add more categories, at least…Continue readingClean Up Your Categories!
I talk a lot about being authentically you, branding around yourself and your personality to bring in clients that are a perfect, ideal fit for you, and how your ideal clients will connect with you. They want to get to know you. The problem was, the more time I spent writing this series to help…Continue readingWe Are Moving to a New Website!
While some people opt for a very minimalist blog layout, streamlined with one column of text and images, most of us have a blog that has a sidebar off on one side. Take advantage of that real estate on your blog! It doesn’t have to be long and drawn out – matter of fact, it…Continue readingDon’t Forget to Introduce Yourself!
Yay! You have people visiting your blog! Mission accomplished! Except … now they can’t figure out where you’re located at or how to contact you. So they leave and go find someone else. Not exactly your goal, is it? Look at your blog as if you’re a first time visitor wanting information. If you’re in…Continue readingAre You Making it Hard for People to Contact You? Day 7 – 30 Days to Awesomize Your Blog
I have to start today’s post with a brilliant quote that Jenika McDavitt of Psychology for Photographers shared from Seth Godin in her “From Portfolio to Profit Engine” book. “The minute it’s not easy, lazy people will flee. And everyone is lazy sometimes.” – Seth Godin <<Tweet it!>> Load up your blog. We need to…Continue reading5 Simple Tips to Make Lazy Readers Stay on Your Blog – 30 Days to Awesomize Your Blog