Month: July 2010

The Blogger Standout: Personality

Hopefully by now I have convinced you to blog.  Have I?  If not, go re-read this post on business blogs.  But let’s assume you’ve decided you’re going to blog since it’s a great way to build a client base, get your word out, and generally have a good time expressing yourself.  Now it’s time to give you a piece of advice on how to blog: Personality.

You may be …

What Belongs On Your Company Website

Do you have a website?  If you are a small business owner, the answer should be YES.  In fact, I would argue that you should put more time and money into your website than any printed materials besides for packaging.  Your website is your home base.  It’s where most of your customers will look before deciding to buy your product, whether it is your time or an actual physical object.  …

Six Essential Rules For Writing The Best Blog Content Ever

6 rules for your blogYesterday I told you that as a small business owner you need a blog.  Today I’ll tell you how to write it.  Writing a blog is about delivering engaging and gripping content day after day after day.  Writing content can seem a daunting task at first, but if you follow these six rules, you’ll find that what you churn out will better than you expected.

Rule 1: Make sure

Why Your Company Needs a Business Blog

This blog is intended to show how as a small business owner you can utilize social media tools to grow your clientele, get your word out, and thrive.  An important part of the social media equation is blogging.  You may believe everyone and their mother is out to start a blog in order to keep you posted on which cereal they ate for breakfast, if their cat got over that …

Today’s Afternoon Delight: Passion

I’m here to offer you some afternoon delight, a feature I will occasionally include in this blog.

There are many, many, many blogs out there writing on social media and how to survive it.  Sometimes they make me feel like I’m trying to navigate an earthquake or tsunami instead of a marketing niche.  Occasionally I notice a trend that is overtaking the Blogsphere which I find interesting and noteworthy.  I …