Category Archives for "Writing"
Posts about writing to help writers.
Posts about writing to help writers.
Over the past few months, I’ve seen more and more people hitting the road to travel and see the world. Tired of staying in one place and wanting to see new things, these people are discovering a new version of freedom. And, with this new taste of adventure often comes the desire to share the […]
I would not have the life I have if I hadn’t started my blog in 2012. After writing over 600 posts, publishing a book, and moving across the country to live the laptop lifestyle, I’ve learned a lot. And I want to pass what I’ve learned on to new bloggers. Want to listen? There’s an […]
Are you creating great content but wondering why you’re not getting more traffic? If that sounds familiar, you might have a few gaps in your SEO efforts. Whether you’re a blogger, podcaster, YouTuber or another type of business owner, search engine optimization can bring your more traffic, increase your visitors, and help your products show […]
I’ve been writing professionally for over six years. In that time, my content, my writing style, my interests, and my business have changed dramatically. In 2013, I started a podcast. A couple of years after that, I started putting videos on YouTube. In this post, I predicted that Periscope would change the world. I’ve bought […]
Have you heard a term or a phrase mentioned on a podcast or during a conference and wondered what it meant? The purpose of this page is to keep a running list of popular terms you might come across while on your journey of entrepreneurship and online business. Want to listen? There’s an audio version […]
Podcasting is a big deal. Over the last decade, the number of podcast listeners has increased steadily, with double-digit growth each year. Podcasting is a powerful tool, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. The question is, Why do people listen to podcasts? Want to listen? There’s an audio version below In the middle […]
Have you ever accepted a challenge without knowing whether or not you’d be able to finish? Or worse, have you ever proposed a challenge not knowing if you could lead the way? That’s what I’ve done this August. Today marks the first day of the 31-day Writing Challenge. And, I’m not sure I’ll be able […]
I started blogging five years ago. I didn’t know much about how to do it, when to do it, or what would make an effective blog post. Want to listen? There’s an audio version below So, for eighteen months, I struggled. Sure, I had traffic, but it was mostly me refreshing my blog roll every […]
Most of us, most of the time, operate based on our habits. Many of the things we do each day are things we do because we’ve done them that way for so long we don’t even think about it. Want to listen? There’s an audio version below We put our brains on autopilot, we do […]
Evernote, I’m done with you. I’ve had it. I’m moving on. I started using you six years ago, and you help me sync and store over 1100 notes in more than a dozen notebooks. I’ve talked about the power of using you several times here on my blog, but now I’m done. Want to listen? There’s an […]
You’ve got a new idea. You’ve got a GREAT idea. You’re going to change the world with your idea, make a million bucks, and do what you love for the rest of your life. Want to listen? There’s an audio version below And I don’t care. I used to think ideas were amazing things. Coming […]
Are you building a business from scratch? Are you trying to establish your brand and get noticed, but you’re not sure how to do it or where to start? Want to listen? There’s an audio version below It’s Saturday night, and I hadn’t planned on working this evening. Ashley is out of town, and I […]
Writing a successful email campaign, one with emails that get opened and clicked (ie results), ones that convert prospects into buyers and which communicate effectively and clearly, is an art. It can take a lot of time and effort to write emails that get engagement. Just because you can write an email doesn’t mean you […]
This post is an excerpt from my book Exit Strategy: The Exact Tactics to Transition from Where You Have to Be to Where You Want to Be. In this book, I state that creating content is one of the best ways to establish your authority, credibility, and expertise. Since a content calendar is so important, I […]
Let’s be honest. Using bad grammar makes you look stupid. Regardless of the content of your message, when it’s delivered unintelligibly, your message falls on deaf ears. There’s a guy who wants to do work for my web services business. He wants to reach out to customers, send emails, and conduct official communication on the […]