Over and over I see people talk about how they want to rank high on Google. They want to be #1 for SEO. I get it, we all want that! It is what comes after that sentence that always confuses me. “I want to be #1, but I don’t have time to blog.” Sometimes it…Continue readingAre You Doing the Work to Be at the Top? To Rank High on Google?
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 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.
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!)
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
This post? This post is brought to you courtesy of my discovery last night of a completely stupid mistake that I had made. Lesson learned, that is for sure. A few hundred of my closest friends even received an email about my mistake as I tried to apologize for it. Talk about embarrassing. (The mistake.…Continue readingWhat Happens if I Click Here?
Over and over in my head, I’ve been thinking about this series. As creatives, sometimes we struggle with getting our blogs all nice and blinged out for our readers, in a way that represents our brand as well. You’re probably swell at what you do – but blogging about it just may not be your…Continue readingWhy Are Your Readers Here? 30 Days to Awesomize Your Blog