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What Would I Do If I Were Starting my Blog from Scratch?

markwschaefer
Here is mind game successful bloggers play with each other. “If you had to start over right now, how would you do it?” So here is my answer, an amalgam of stuff that worked and stuff I learned from mistakes I learned along the way. If you are just building a blog from scratch, here are the foundational steps I would take to do it.
What Would I Do If I Were Starting my Blog from Scratch?

Could Your Business Survive Without Your Name?

Deidre Woollard
My husband and I have a joke that if I every destroy my online credibility and I need to hide out I can always use my married name. Combine my married last name and a different first name and I could easily disappear. I have no desire to do this, my name, such as it is, still has value to me.
Could Your Business Survive Without Your Name?

20 Ways to Improve Your Presentation Skills

larrykim
We can't all deliver the next Gettysburg Address, but there are lots of small things you can do prior to your presentation that will help calm your nerves and set you up for a better presentation. Here are my 20 best tips to improve your presentation skills.
20 Ways to Improve Your Presentation Skills

7 Reasons Your Internet Marketing Isn't Working

MDavidKatzCompany
I think we can all agree that the internet is a non-stop avalanche of new ideas and informational products. So how can you to be expected to know what is crap and what is gold? There is no shortage of self proclaimed guru’s out there marketing all of the “secrets” of Facebook, and Linkedin, and Youtube and on and on.
7 Reasons Your Internet Marketing Isn't Working

10 Holiday Marketing Mistakes to Avoid, Part 2

vtaylor
The holiday madness is now upon us! If you make mistakes with your holiday marketing campaigns, you will lose out on a lot of revenue. To earn the most revenue around the holidays, it is essential to provide excellent customer support, stand out from the crowd of competitor emails and more. Here is the second part of our list of potential mistakes to steer clear of this season.
10 Holiday Marketing Mistakes to Avoid, Part 2

4 Essential Elements of Every Blog Post

KenMueller
There are way more than four important elements of a blog post, right? Of course there are. But I’m going to work under the assumption that you are already doing some of those. For instance, I hope it goes without saying that your blog consists of great, compelling content (at least “great and compelling” as far as your target audience is concerned).
4 Essential Elements of Every Blog Post

Are Keywords Really Dead?

CarolineMelberg
With all the changes happening in SEO, it makes sense that some would declare the keyword to be dead. But then you read what others say, and they say it isn’t dead at all and keywords still have value.
Are Keywords Really Dead?

6 Warning Signs That Your Hat Is Turning Black

CarolineMelberg
Black hat SEO has gotten a lot of attention as the various algorithms go after spammy content. Avoid these six actions to make sure you're keeping your hat white.
6 Warning Signs That Your Hat Is Turning Black

7 SEO Facts Business Owners Must Keep In Mind

edwinmoreno
If you want your website to rank well in Google, it’s important to understand the basic realities of search engine optimization. Although SEO is a very broad subject, its most important components can be distilled into seven key facts.
7 SEO Facts Business Owners Must Keep In Mind

How to Perfect Your Brand Message

CompuKol
As a business owner, you have a brand. In fact, even if you don’t own your own business, you still have a brand. Your brand may be personal, professional, or both. Have you taken a hard look at your brand lately?
How to Perfect Your Brand Message