Even if you haven’t launched your blog yet, you’ve probably come across the term ‘HTML’. You might know what it looks like. Or you might just have a hazy idea it has something to do with web pages – like I did when I started. My first experience with HTML was back in 2002, when… Continue Reading A Simple and Non-Scary Guide to HTML for Bloggers
How to Promote Your Blog Offline Today I’m tackling questions from listener, Julianna Barnaby about whether it’s important to spend time offline building your blog’s personal brand and reputation. The answer is simple. “Yes.” Offline promotion is worth it. Get creative, and get out and meet people. You may need to step out of your comfort… Continue Reading 244: How to Find More Traffic for Your Blog Offline
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… Continue Reading How to Write a Series for Your Blog (and Why You’ll Want To)
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… Continue Reading Do You Have To Spend Money To Make Money?
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… Continue Reading 243: Tools and Techniques to Blog Effectively on the Road
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… Continue Reading How to Republish Old Blog Posts – and Why You’ll Want to
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… Continue Reading Fears, New Projects & Overnight Success
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… Continue Reading 242: How to Create a Library of Products to Sell On Your Blog
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… Continue Reading 10 Indie Businesses to Help You Populate Your Vision Board
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,… Continue Reading 241: Trends in Social Media – Where Should You Focus Your Energy?
Are you struggling to stay motivated in your business? Are you doubting your chops as an entrepreneur? Do you need a reminder of why you got into the game in the first place? You need a REBOOT, a reminder about what’s actually possible in modern small business. It’s common to lose vision, motivation and perspective,… Continue Reading Yes You Can Earn an Independent Living Doing Something You Care About
Are you using WordPress’ formatting features to their fullest? I expect you already know the basics of formatting your blog posts to make them more readable. (If you’re just getting started, you might want to check out 4 WordPress Formatting Tips to Make Your Posts More Readable for an overview of the basics.) But many bloggers… Continue Reading How to Use the WordPress WYSIWYG Toolbar to Format Your Blog Posts Like a Pro
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… Continue Reading 240: 7 Social Media Trends I Noticed at Social Media Marketing World
Do you have too much work to do? Are you cracking under your workload? Do you miss taking care of the parts of your business that you love? It may be time for you to get some help! But wait — you don’t have to jump straight to hiring an employee. Sometimes that feels too… Continue Reading Overwhelmed in Your Business? Here’s How To Break The Seal on Getting Help
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… Continue Reading Case Study: How To Use Your Blog To Crowdfund Your Next Project