As a follow up to my post yesterday, here are some specific ways I use to break out of the proverbial industry bubble.Read more "How to Break Out of Your Bubble"
In my follow up to yesterday’s post about building a platform to survive the new free-conomy, today I offer a few suggestions on how you can build a useful platform for your business without having it reach tens of thousands of people.Read more "Little Platforms Can Still Go a Long Way"
There’s a growing amount of products, services and education being offered free of charge. You may even see your competition giving away more stuff for free. So how does a small business survive in such a bizarro economy? Good question.Read more "Building a Platform and Surviving This New Free-conomy"
Today I continue my mini-series on Anatomy of a Blog Design. Tuesday we covered the foundational aspects of the four Ps. Yesterday I talked about why I think WordPress is the way to go (and why I specifically chose WordPress.com). Today I’ll cover a topic that I know a lot of people have questions about. […]Read more "Tips on Making a Combined Blog and Website"
Today is part 2 in my mini-series on “Anatomy of a Blog Design.” Yesterday I covered the essential four P’s you must know before launching your blog: people, purpose, payoff and platform. Today I’ll delve more into that fourth P: platform. I’ve been waiting to do this one for a while. The social media geek in […]Read more "Choosing a Blogging Platform-WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org"
Yesterday I did a review of Xmarks, a terrific way for synching your bookmarks across multiple computers and/or browsers. Another way you could technically sync “bookmarks” is by saving bookmark links in Evernote. I frequently do this. But there are some uses where traditional bookmarking is better, and some when Evernote may be best. How […]Read more "Evernote vs. Bookmarking and Some Evernote Tips"
Have you every seen a speech or presentation that made you want to get up and change the world? Maybe it was MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Maybe it was one of the many amazing presentations by Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Ever wonder what makes those speeches so powerful? Well, wonder no more.Read more "The Secret to Changing the World"
If you’re an avid Twitter-er (is that even a word?) then you are no doubt familiar with #FollowFriday. It’s a Twitter tradition of suggesting to your Twitter followers other people for them to follow. Using the hashtag #FF or #followfriday, you’ll see something like this: #FF @rondawson, @tasradawson @crossingthe180 @teenidentity The theory is that people […]Read more "A Follow Friday Strategy That Gets Results"
This was actually a comment I left on Michael Hyatt’s blog, but I thought it would be good to share it with my readers here. Just food for thought, but how would your life change if you weren’t connected 24/7 via your iPhone? I often see people ask the question “How can I attain a […]Read more "The Secret to Attaining Work-Life Balance: Disconnect"