Editorial Calendar – Why You NEED One

Well, maybe you don’t need an Editorial Calendar, but I sure do.  It seems like I was always getting behind on one blog or another (or all of them.) My day to blog, my 15 Minute Monday as it were, would come and go and… Continue reading

Blogging Anti-Advice from Jon Acuff

Disclaimer: Jon Acuff is awesome. That’s my opinion and I’m sticking to it. His book Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job & Your Dream Job was an eye opener for me and turned me into a big fan of his blog. Today, this author and… Continue reading

Blogger Spotlight – Libby Spears

Blogger, Google’s free blogging platform, is often thought of as a playground for hobbyists who are “just having fun.”  However, Blogger’s rich feature set makes it an attractive, user-friendly alternative for professionals wanting to get their website up and running with no muss or fuss. Today… Continue reading

Your Business Needs a Facebook Page

So you have 300 Facebook friends and you want to market your business to them. That’s a great idea!  But you don’t want to beat them over the head with it.  They still want to see pictures of your kids, your pets, and your vacations.… Continue reading

Getting Started with Blogger

Powerful. Professsional. Easy. Super easy. If that’s what you’re looking for in a website, Blogger might just be your best bet. It has fewer options that other CMS (content management system) options like WordPress and Joomla. In fact, it might not even be a full CMS.  But… Continue reading

Blogging Advice from Seth Godin

Solid advice on blogging from Seth Godin. “I’ve discovered (the hard way) three rules for writing a blog post that will spread: Don’t use unfamiliar words or concepts. Avoid subtlety. Try not to challenge deeply held beliefs.” ~ Seth Godin Seth’s blog is a great… Continue reading

Turning Off Comments in WordPress

One of the comments I’m frequently asked is “How do I turn off comments on my WordPress website?”  Along with that comes the frequently asked, “Should I turn them off?” Should They Be On or Off? Since it’s less straightforward, I’ll answer the second question… Continue reading

GoDaddy Review

If you’ve used the internet or watched TV in the last decade, you’ve heard of GoDaddy. From sexually suggestive female spokesmodels to Jean-Claude Van Damme (maybe sexually suggestive to some people?), the company knows how to get attention in the media. But they stand behind… Continue reading