A while back Trevor Hampel left a comment on my 5 Reasons Why I Blog post that has stuck with me. Trevor shared with us 5 reasons he blogs. But he added a footnote to his last reason. Here's what he said: I need the money. (What money? Show me the money) I've been thinking about that for a … Read more about How to Make Blogging Make Money For You
The gang over at SOBCon '07 has started blogging over at their site. Expect to see posts from the various different speakers. We've got plan's to give the folks who are attending a voice over there as well. Oh, and you are going to see my name a bit since I've agreed to help organize the posting … Read more about SOBCon is Blogging!
Are you still trying to figure out what all this Web 2.0 stuff is all about? Do you feel like an outsider, like you'll never master social media? Caught this video last week over at ConverStations (thanks for sharing it Mike!) It gives a good visual explanation of what Web 2.0 is all about. … Read more about Web 2.0 Explained to Music in 4 Minutes and 31 Seconds
Last night was movie night for Gorgeous and I. We sprung for the whole nine yards. We went at night, not to a matinÃ©e. Got the truck-o-popcorn and the quarter-barrel of soda. The movie we picked was Wild Hogs. I didn't realize it was only out in pre-release still. We were a bit confused when we … Read more about Wild Hogs is Worth the Price of Admission
Business is about people. Business Blogging is also about people. Some of you reading this are thinking, "No it isn't. Business is about money (then a few might even add) you idiot!" If you are one of the folks thinking that, I say you are wrong. Here's why. If you get the people, the money … Read more about Make People Like You More with 1 Simple 4 Step Formula Guaranteed to See Success
Encouraging Blog Comments One of the best things about blogging is the dialog and conversation that develops within the comment portions of the blog posts. I have made new friends because they have taken the time to comment here or because I commented over at their place. Blog comments are one … Read more about SuccessCREEations Now Rewarding Quality Commenters
CREEating Value - About once a week I go through my feed reader and pull out a few gems that bring value to you as a business blogger. Here are this week's juicy finds. Enjoy! Healthy Web Design (feed) - Some folks believe it is dumb to link to someone who might be seen as competition for … Read more about CREEating Value – 22 February 2007
I was poking around a shopping web site this morning for a project I'm working on. What I was looking for was a few quick links for some store items to include in a post. Unfortunately after I searched for each item, the URL in the address bar ended in a nondescript "search.html". The site was … Read more about Linkable Web Sites Are Good For Business
I've been having some trouble lately with my emails not getting through to folks. And it is getting a bit aggravating. It used to be every now and then I'd not get a response from someone so I'd give them a call. What do you think about my email? I didn't see an email from you. Hmmm... … Read more about Is FeedBurner Bad For Your Email?
By now you've probably heard about SOBCon '07, that tremendously cool conference that several of us have put together in Chicago for this May. If somehow you missed it yesterday, as of this writing Technorati is already showing 130 links to the site (here's the Technorati SOBEvent.com search). You … Read more about Top 10 Reasons I’ll Be at SOBCon ’07
Well the wait is finally over and we can let y'all in on our secret. There is going to be an amazing bloggers conference in Chicago in May called SOBCon '07. You can check out the web site at SOBEvent.com for all your info. But let me just start by telling you this event will be unlike any … Read more about Announcing SOBCon’07!!
There aren't many books yet written on the subject of business blogging. However I've found a great one for folks who are looking at possibly starting a blog for their business. Publish and Prosper: Blogging for Your Business is a great introduction to business blogging written by DL Byron & … Read more about Book Review: Publish & Prosper – Blogging For Your Business