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Why I Don’t Measure Blog Traffic

  I used to want tens of thousands of visitors to my blog(s). Why? I’m not sure. I think to me traffic signified success. I’m a great writer if people are passing my blog on and it’s popular. Now I’ve…

Getting This Blog Back on Track

I feel guilty. (I hate starting blog posts like that).   Ever since I started writing for Lead411’s Blog, I’ve been neglecting my own. But hey, you go where the money goes, right? Sometimes. This blog has been my nest…

Why Blog

  If you’re business still doesn’t have a blog, you’re missing out. Blogs are a great sales tool: they prove your expertise in your field and bring in new customers from search engines, social media and links. The Why It’s…

Headed to Type A Mom Con

Tomorrow I’m headed to Asheville for my favorite blogging conference, Type A Mom Con. There, I’ll meet some amazing women bloggers (and a few men), hear great sessions on blogging and make a few contacts. I’m sponsored by Chef’s Requested,…

Why Writing Articles and Blogs WORKS

Egg has been taking on more and more writing for clients. Blog posts, web copy, article writing. I’m happy to see more companies realize that writing these things is marketing. A few years ago, they saw articles or blog posts…

Branding Friday: Leaving the Nest at Sparkplugging

I’ve been kinda lax in blogging lately, and I apologize if I’ve disappointed any of you loyal readers. The truth is, I’ve been in the process (mentally, at least) of moving my blog from Sparkplugging to its own new site…

What to Expect from Me in 2010

I have a confession to make. I’ve been having the blog blahs. If you blog, you know what I mean. You can’t get the energy (or time) to consistently write content so your posts are sparse. But I just found…

How to Tuesday: Sponsoring Bloggers at Conferences

One excellent way to reach your audience is to sponsor a blogger to attend a conference that caters to your target audience. I didn’t write much about it here because I was acting on behalf of GiveDaddy, but I was…

How To Tuesday: Creating PR Through Blogs

Here’s another post I wrote for Bill Stoller’s Publicity Insider. If you have a blog, or have thought about starting one, you may only be thinking in terms of how your blog will help generate attention for your product or…

Building Relationships with Other Bloggers

I read a lot of blogs, mostly about marketing. I love Chris Brogan, and quote him often. I also read Small Business Trends religiously, as well as Drew McClellan’s The Marketing Minute.While I get tons just from reading these blogs,…

How-to Tuesday: Managing Blog Feeds

If you’re like me, you read a lot of blogs. Or at least skim them for the good stuff. But there are way too many blogs to actually read, so finding a way to manage them is key to getting…

How-To Tuesday: How To Come Up With Article/Blog Topics

  • July 28, 2009
Here’s this week’s How-To Tuesday post. It was inspired by the fact that I didn’t know what to write, so I thought, that’s a good topic! If you blog or write articles to establish yourself as an expert in your…
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