Do you ever curate content? In case you’re scratching your head right about now, let me explain what I mean by curating content, and then I’ll get into how you can easily do it using two free tools, OneNote and Feedly.
Blogging for Business
Even though I may not know you, I can hear your protests when you read the words, “reasons every author should have a blog.” As a busy author, you already have enough to do, right? You likely spend so much time writing your books, the last thing you want to do is write more content for […]
One of my former coworkers used to use PowerPoint for planning. I thought she was crazy. Come to find out, she’s actually on to something! I decided to see if I could use PowerPoint as an editorial calendar and I was pleasantly surprised with the results. Here’s how to do it.
With all this talk about the importance of content creation and content marketing buzzing around on the Internet, you might wonder what exactly is content creation anyway? I know that I’ve had times in my life when “everyone else” seemed to know something, and I didn’t want to be the first to admit that I […]
Happy 4th of July to those in the U.S.! (Actually, regardless of where you are in the world, I hope that you’re “4th of July” is a happy one!) Today is a day filled with barbecues, and all across the country, people will gather with friends and families in parks, stadiums, beaches, and other public […]
One of the common reasons for starting a blog is to gain credibility and trust, to be seen as an authority in your niche. While it certainly is possible to gain credibility as a blogger, it’s also possible to lose credibility if you handle things improperly. In this post I’ll cover five ways to gain […]
Are you tempted to quit blogging? If so, I get it. Really. My guess is that you started your blog with excitement. But then you found out how hard it is to blog consistently. Sure, you’re willing to work hard — as long as you see results. Probably one of the most frustrating things about […]
“I don’t have time to write blog posts!” If you’ve ever said that, you’re not alone. In fact, most bloggers – especially ones that are successful entrepreneurs – have incredibly busy schedules outside of any blogging they may do. Because of that, it’s important to learn how to make the most of your time as […]
Blogging is often a solitary endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. Now it’s true that as I’m writing this blog post, I’m sitting alone, and it would probably be hard for me to get it done if I was around other people. This is especially true for me since I don’t concentrate well when […]
I’m a firm believer in hiring help before you desperately need it. The reason for this is that if you wait until you’re desperate, you may make a hasty decision, and instead of hiring the best person (or people) for the job. In addition to that, it takes time to get new team members up […]