Month: November 2010

A Week of Opinions: Why Your Thoughts Matter

A-Week-of-Opinions-Why-Your-Thoughts-MatterI was talking with a friend the other day about how I come up with my blog posts. Any blogger knows that it’s not an easy feat to put out many posts a week. My friend is thinking of starting a blog and her biggest concern is whether or not she would be able to come up with enough topics to sustain a 3-5 posts a week schedule.

I understood …

How to Keep Eyes on your Site for Longer

how-to-keep-visitors-on-your-blog-for-longerWhen watching TV, are there certain commercials or scenes that make you click away? For me, it’s uncomfortable situations, such as ones you’d find in Curb Your Enthusiasm. The same scenario happens on blogs as well. There are certain factors that cause people to click away, increasing your bounce rate.

When people leave your site without clicking on another page or reading further, it means you lose the opportunity …

Don’t Bore your Blog Visitors – Give them What they’re looking for!

don't-bore-your-blog-readersToday I’m very excited to have my first guest post!  Kiesha from We Blog Better is here to tell us how, as blogger, we can stop boring our visitors.  I hope you enjoy, and without further ado….

Don’t Bore your Blog Visitors – Give them What they’re looking for!

Just because your blog supports your business doesn’t mean it has to be full of dry information, facts and product specs.…

The Follow Up

the-follow-upThe reason so many of us blog and are on social media is to make contacts for our business. Yet so many of us have trouble following up after an initial contact. A colleague may tell us to connect with a person, and so we friend them or connect on LinkedIn, but then forget about the important part — following up with this person.

There are many reasons people don’t …