How to Write a Series for Your Blog (and Why You’ll Want To)

Have you ever written a series of posts for your blog – a set of posts that are deliberately linked together? If you haven’t, I hope I can convince you to give it a try. Some bloggers feel writing a series of posts is more daunting than writing individual posts. But it’s often easier to come…

Do You Have To Spend Money To Make Money?

Is it true that you need to spend money in order to make money? Are you waiting for cash flow to succeed in your business? How far does financial invest take your work? We are here to tell you that, although money is not going to hurt your business, spending it will not necessarily ensure…

243: Tools and Techniques to Blog Effectively on the Road

Tools and Techniques for Blogging While Travelling Today I tackle a question from a listener about blogging on the road. Carmen Fellows asked about technicalities such as how to get content online and ways to access your blog. How can you balance blogging while traveling for work or vacation? It depends on the situation, and…

How to Republish Old Blog Posts – and Why You’ll Want to

If you’ve been blogging for a year or more, you might feel like you’re running out of ideas. There are plenty of great posts in your archive, but you’ve covered so many good topics already. Where can you go from here? Well, one place to go is… backwards. Instead of struggling to come up with…

Fears, New Projects & Overnight Success

Are you looking for some inspiration for your new projects? Need some help keeping the faith and pushing past obstacles on something new? Today we are talking all about new projects! How do you cope with that fear of starting something new? After a bit of break and a much needed getaway for Corbett and…

242: How to Create a Library of Products to Sell On Your Blog

Creating a Product Library for Your Blog In today’s episode I’m tackling a question from a Facebook group member about creating products to sell on your blog. Kathy Farrokhzad of Horselistening.com is wondering how often she should create, sell, schedule, and roadmap new products on her blog. Is she doing too much in too little…

10 Indie Businesses to Help You Populate Your Vision Board

What’s the difference between you fizzling out and creating a business that supports you, your family and the lifestyle you want to live? Is doing this entrepreneur thing even possible? Why are we even doing all this work at all? We don’t want you to fizzle out. We want to give you the tools and…

241: Trends in Social Media – Where Should You Focus Your Energy?

Social Media Trends – Where Should You Focus Your Energy In our last episode I covered seven trends in social media and blogging. In today’s episode I want to discuss where you should focus your energy as a blogger. There’s so much we could do.but what should we do? Don’t become overwhelmed and perplexed. Instead,…

240: 7 Social Media Trends I Noticed at Social Media Marketing World

Key Themes and Trends from the Social Media Marketing World Conference In today’s episode, I want to share seven trends people were talking about at the Social Media Marketing World mega-conference recently held in San Diego. Social Media Marketing World is probably one of the biggest social media conferences in the world.  Seven main themes…

Case Study: How To Use Your Blog To Crowdfund Your Next Project

Today’s post is a case study with sustainable living educator, Laura Trotta. Laura used her blog to crowdfund more than AUD 37,000 for sustainability initiatives, including the construction of her Self Sufficiency in the Suburbs membership site and her trip to Antarctica to participate in a global sustainability program. Here’s how she did it. When…

239: 3 Principles of Building an Engaged Blog Audience

How to Develop an Engaged Blog Audience In today’s episode I want to talk about building engagement on your blog, and building a sense of community around it and your online business. Building engagement is so important for your blog. It helps word-of-mouth growth, gives you energy, builds social proof on your site, and leads…