How to Stay Fresh and Create Your Best Content

How to Stay Fresh and Create Your Best Content

Recently my family traveled to the Salt Lake City area to visit my dad. On the way to the airport following our visit, my eight-year-old son asked why the Salt Lake was full of salt water instead of fresh water. My dad explained the Salt Lake has no outlets. Water comes in, but it can’t…

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How I Beat Writer’s Block

how I beat writers block

I’ve often heard it said that there’s no such thing as writer’s block, and I believe that’s true. However, we all have times when we simply have a hard time getting started writing, whether that’s working on our next book, or writing our next blog post.   If you ever struggle with this (and who…

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Do You Have a Content Repurposing Plan?

Content Repurposing Plan

As you may already know, I have a book, Content Repurposing Made Easy. A lot of time and effort goes into courses, and I wouldn’t create one if I didn’t believe in the topic! If you’re wondering what repurposing is, simply put, it is creating something new from something old. You can think of it in…

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The 15-Minute Writer by Nancy Hendrickson (Review)

the 15 minute writer by nancy hendrickson

Many bloggers state that one of their biggest challenges when it comes to blogging is that they feel like they don’t have enough time. I can totally relate to that, because many times, in spite of my best intentions, I don’t get to the writing I planned to do for the day. One of the…

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If You Sell Digital Products, Here’s What You Need to Know About the VAT Tax

what to do about the VAT tax if you sell digital products

If you sell digital products, you need to know about the EU VAT tax. This post from ProBlogger goes into it, and here’s my take on it as well. If you sell digital products to people who reside in the European Union (which is most, if not all countries in Europe), you now have to collect…

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Should You Hire an Editor or Just Subscribe to Grammarly?

should you hire an editor or just use grammarly?

I’ve been a professional freelance writer since 1993. And I’ve been editing books articles and other content for the past seven years Because of that, I never thought that I would need a program such as Grammarly. And when it comes right down to it, I don’t NEED a program like Grammarly because writing and…

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How to Connect Your GoDaddy Domain Name with Hostgator

how to connect your godaddy domain name with hostgator

If you’re anything like me, you purchase domain names before you’re ready to use them, “just in case.” For various reasons, I use GoDaddy for registering my domain names, and Hostgator for hosting.   The purpose of this post is not to go into why I do that, but the short version is that I…

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How to Never Miss Another Blog Post Deadline

How to Never Miss Another Blog Post Deadline

A huge, huge problem that a lot of bloggers have is consistency. I’ve been blogging for years, and actually love to write, but even miss my own deadlines sometimes. For example, today is Tuesday, and I “should have” published a blog post yesterday. Yes, I missed my very own blog post deadline! Now there are…

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Will You Fail on Social Media? Here’s How to Find Out! [Infographic]

Will you fail on social media?

Social media is popular. Everyone’s on social media. Even my 83-year-old mom is on Facebook, and knows how to “LOL.” But while social media is popular, it doesn’t mean that it’s easy, and it also doesn’t mean just because you share your blog posts on social that they’ll go viral. Check out the infographic below…

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The Importance of Setting Aside Time to THINK About Your Business

take time to think about your business

I’m big on productivity. Do, do, do, and DO some more. But many times we can accomplish more with our business if we, for the moment, stop doing and just THINK.   Slowing down and taking the time to think helps to put all the pieces together, and can make the time that we spend…

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