Category Archives: Blogging

Great Info. On Branding!

Have you seen this yet?  Luckily I’ve done most of this right even though I knew NOTHING about it ten years ago when I was first starting out! Advertisements

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Bloggers: STOP marketing for others for FREE!

I was just approached by one of those new “influencing agencies” who expect bloggers to sell products for them by giving them a “gift basket.” To which I responded: “Nice Try!” Here is my full response about what is happening … Continue reading

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A unique way to get some great writing publicity!

I had an interesting and fun experience yesterday! I appeared on the Huff Post Third Metric explaining how getting fired for the first time in my life ten years ago, showed me the amazing value of listening to my own … Continue reading

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To blog or not to blog?

Thought I should share this important viewpoint with you! LOVE THIS QUOTE: “This daily habit helps me hone an important soft skill: communication.    My writing abilities have improved, as evidenced by the embarrassment I feel reading blog posts I wrote … Continue reading

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Writing and being disagreeable…

I am presently reading Malcolm Gladwell’s thought-provoking new book, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants.  There are a number of interesting points in this book, but one section in particular struck me as true. Go read … Continue reading

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Who are you trying to reach with your writing?

Here’s a 2012 infographic to help you find your specific audience:

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Why blogging is important to writers!

I know I have been derelict in maintaining this blog.  Sorry! But I did want to connect you with my latest post: What six years of blogging has done for me…

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