I’ve been following Denise Wakeman for a while and I’ve always found her business blogging advice very helpful. We were able to get her on the PS Podcast to discuss her online visibility strategies.
It’s Fired Up Friday again and today’s post is a message specifically for the ladies in our audience.
I find it troubling that most women seem uncomfortable asserting their expertise, experience and talent. I think it’s time for women to stop feeling guilty for being assertive. How many of the situations in this video from Pantene can you relate to? How often do you apologize when you shouldn’t?
We all hate “selling” but it’s a necessary part of building and growing a business and promoting it with a blog.
In this episode of the Pushing Social Podcast I’ll give you 3 ways to beat burnout and revitalize your creative energy.
It can be tempting to stop pushing forward once we are “good enough” to get the job done. We have all been guilty of this before.
If you’re settling for mediocrity, what holds you back from greatness? Ask yourself why being average has become acceptable and answer yourself honestly.
Email autoresponders aren’t sexy.
They are even a bit taboo for some social media purists who believe that marketers should spurn marketing in favor of every interaction being handled by a human.
Have you noticed the recent trend toward using high-impact photos for blogs? Have you wondered how “non-designers” are able to create awesome photos for their blogs and Pinterest pin boards?
Are we willing to sacrifice your fears, comfort, and safety to be free?
So, how do you write a blog post?
We’ve talked about making sure you blog from your innate strength but what are the mechanics of writing or creating content for your blog?
Is blogging like riding a bike?
It’s summer break and two boys in my house are focused on a single task. My youngest son is learning how to ride his bike. The oldest boy, me, is learning patience. He’s riding. He’s wobbly but he’s getting better by the minute.
I invited Brian Clark, CEO of Copyblogger Media on the show to discuss their latest creation – Rainmaker.
The service isn’t a theme, it isn’t a plugin, it isn’t a framework. Rainmaker is actually – all of the above.
We often think that the Crazy Ones are “out there”.
They are the people on TV, in movies, in Washington D.C. or on the stage accepting a Nobel Prize.
We are looking for fun, intense, optimistic, and creatively obsessed social media mavens to join our team as Content Production Interns.
It doesn’t matter if you are 21 or 61, we think you may have what it takes to be a miracle worker.
I stumbled across what is probably the most powerful blog marketing tool I’ve ever used.
You can’t help but get fired up watching Rocky.
But this scene voiceover from the final installment of the Rocky franchise is absolutely sensational.
“It looks like we’re trying to boil the ocean here…”
You’re boiling the ocean when you mistakenly take on a task that is too big and broad for you to handle. This happens when you aren’t clear about your goals.
Today we have an awesome compilation video that is guaranteed to get your fired up!
This week, we have Bernadette Jiwa on the show to talk about the power of storytelling and her new book “Difference”.
Every reader is precious and you need to make every visit to your blog count. But is your blog subtly undermining your authority and credibility?
You are slowly being manipulated into a box. You didn’t create the box. You can’t see it but I bet you can feel it.
In this case, it’s the content marketing box.
Are you curious about how to add Facebook to your marketing strategy?
This week, I’ve invited Andrea Vahl co-author of Facebook for Dummies on the show to share her insights about how to use Facebook like a Boss!
There are millions of blogs competing for your readers attention. You are going to need to break a few rules of etiquette and rely on something other than your “hunches” to successfully market your blog.
Here’s what you should do -
My friend and co-author joins us this week to discuss his new book Social Media Explained and share his incredible insight into the “essence” of social media marketing.
There’s a lot of guilt in the blogging space.
Many bloggers are nursing a guilty conscience about post frequency, post length, and social media involvement but the good vs. great post debate is a stickler.
The dilemma starts when a blogger reads a post from a successful blogger who says –
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”
Did you know that there are dozens of plugins designed to add more functionality and design options to your theme?
I often find myself thinking about the obstacles you face as a content creator and blogger. Taking a cue from Ryan Holiday’s book, The Obstacle is the Way, I began journaling how to face each obstacle and overcome it.
Here are 7 of the most common obstacles and what you can overcome them.
I guess I can’t duck this question forever.