blog procrastination

We’re often our own worse enemies. One day we set out to do something, like a renewed commitment to blog regularly. Then the next day we argue with ourselves and provide excuses as to why it would be better to blog tomorrow than today. Here are some of the top excuses I’ve used (or heard … [Read More…] The Best Excuses We Tell Ourselves To Avoid Blogging

add video to facebook

In this short video I’ll show you how to add a video to Facebook. Here are the basic steps: Find the video in YouTube Click “share” at the bottom of the video Copy the link that you see there Go to Facebook – to your profile or a page Add the link to the update. … [Read More…] How to Add a YouTube Video to Facebook

Google Keyword Rank

I know my SEO. In fact, I wrote a book about it (The SEO Boot Camp). I don’t use SEO exclusively to get traffic to my sites, but it’s one of several components of my marketing mix. Anyway, this story isn’t about me, it’s about a nice surprise that I was able to provide to … [Read More…] Do You Know Where Your Pages Rank in Google?

I run a board on Pinterest called Pinterest Articles and Tips. It’s an active board and I have a decent following. I read (in one of the infographics on that board) that over 80% of pins on Pinterest are actually re-pins. To make my board interesting, fresh and unique, I prefer to bring in new … [Read More…] My Secret Weapon for Pinterest Content Curation

What is SEO? Periodic Table

I’m often asked about SEO (Search Engine Optimization) by potential clients, when I’m teaching a course, or when I’m speaking in front of a group on a related topic. It’s a very misunderstood and mysterious topic for many so I’ll try to clear some of that up here in this post. The Basic Definition The … [Read More…] What is SEO? Search Engine Optimization Explained

how to blog, what I wish I'd known

I was talking with one of my clients the other day and she was a little down in the dumps. Her first two blog posts had gotten some interest and comments (which is quicker than most!) but the third didn’t seem to have any action. She felt a little lost in terms of what to … [Read More…] What Do You Wish You’d Known Before You Started Blogging?