Here’s a gem of an email from someone on my list:
‘o boy!! Your going to set me up a blog I fell special. blogs have been around for years and dont do what they do anymore. there played out and so are you that you dont know what your talking about.
i got an offer. look at my real opportnity and you should hope on board. If not, then I will get off your email because you need help jerk@$#.’
This is GREAT stuff.
Where do I start? First, let me wipe the tears from my eyes from the pure comedy.Continue reading
Are you familiar with Matthew 7:24-27?? in the bible?
“Therefore everyone who hears these words of
mine and puts them into practice is like a wise
man who built his house on the rock. 25: The rain
came down, the streams rose, and the winds
blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall,
because it had its foundation on the rock. 26: But
everyone who hears these words of mine and does
not put them into practice is like a foolish man who
built his house on sand. 27: The rain came down, the
streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against
that house, and it fell with a great crash.”
And such it is with social media.Continue reading
Do you remember the game show called…
‘The $64,000 Dollar Question?’
It aired on television between 1955 and 1958 (that’s even before MY time).
The premise: contestants were asked a series of questions starting at $1,000 and it doubled for each right answer until it got up to 64 grand.
The show obviously didn’t last long but its title became somewhat a figure of speech in the years after when someone would refer to a question where the answer is not known but everybody wants to know it.Continue reading
When you’re posting to your blog, you have ONE initial goal:
To get your post read.
Everyone knows your first step is to craft a compelling headline. After that, you want your reader to actually read the article.
Let’s be honest. There are a lot of factors that go in to getting people to read your stuff: Interest in the subject matter, proper wording etc…
But a great place to start is using The Brief Paragraph technique, as I like to call it.Continue reading
It’s frankly amazing to me how many people I talk to that are blog/website owners that do not back up their site data.
Let me be clear: Once you have your blog online and have put some content up you MUST have a system to back up your work that you’ve worked so hard to create.