“Finding” Content is the Wrong Approach

Dawud Miracle asks an interesting question in this morning’s post: “Where do I Find Good Content?“. Dawud’s steering the discussion over there in the direction of purchased content. Can it be done? I suppose so. But the original questioner was looking for “GOOD” content. Good content is expensive. Writing is like anything else. You pretty… Read More »

Odds and Ends

Got a few odds and ends to share with y’all this morning. Great New Series Easton Ellsworth has started a new series over at Business Blog Wire on Small Business Blog Help. Easton has been following business blogging for a long time and I consider him the go-to guy when it comes to Fortune 500… Read More »

The Secret Reason Your Website Gets So Little Traffic

Most people are looking in the entirely wrong direction to for the solution to fix the problem they have getting people to come to their web site. The reason your web site gets so little traffic isn’t what you think. You’ve got a business. You heard sometime back in the 90’s that you needed a… Read More »

Business Blogging Success Story – Selling a Dog of a Movie to Hollywood

Gorgeous and I both like Sci-Fi. Our Tivo is set to record the Sci-Fi channel‘s Friday night line up of Doctor Who, Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, and Battlestar Galactica when they are in season. Have been for years. So when I got the usual monthly (or so) email from Twitter that had a blurb saying… Read More »

Talking About Success on BlogTalkRadio

Had a great conversation last night talking about success on BlogTalkRadio with Wayne Hurlbert. We talked about what it takes to be successful. Took a look at what success looks like and how to get there. And of course we talked about success in blogging and how it relates to business. If you aren’t a… Read More »

Google Reader Now Available OFF-Line

Good News! My favorite RSS feed reader has just taken a huge step forward. I prefer a web based feed reader because I split my time between multiple machines. Google Reader has been my feed aggregator of choice after testing several of the web based readers. The one thing I found a little frustrating is… Read More »

7 Tactics Sure to Help Build a Loyal Blog Following

We all crave a loyal blog following. Preferably a big one. A lack of blog traffic can be especially frustrating, especially when we are just getting started. Put a bunch of effort into writing a great post and then wonder if anyone is even reading it. Building that loyal blog following is obviously something most… Read More »

Contest Highlights Business Bloggers

Joe Hauckes over at Working at Home on the Internet is running a little contest. And you can be a part of it. Help Others and Win All you have to do is to write a post and share some ideas about business blogging. By sharing a little about your experience with business blogging, good,… Read More »

Book Review: Blogging Tips – What Bloggers Won’t Tell You About Blogging

I had the wonderful opportunity to spend some time getting to know Lorelle VanFossen a bit while we were both at SOBCon a few weeks ago in Chicago. She is one of those high energy folks that I imagine would be exhausting to try to keep up with long term. She was incredibly helpful to… Read More »

Anonymous or Pseudonym Blogs – Good For Business?

Here’s a question to get your synapses firing as you head into the weekend. Should your business blog author be anonymous or use a pseudonym? There are some good arguments for going either way. Some of them even make more sense than this Dilbert cartoon here. From a business perspective, having an anonymous blog or… Read More »