2010 Blogging Plan: Part 1 of 5

January 1, 2010 by · Comments Off on 2010 Blogging Plan: Part 1 of 5
Filed under: Blog Topics, Goals 

“How does a blog make you money?”

If you’re going to use a blog as part of your online marketing strategy, you’ll need to answer this question.  But a clear answer can be illusive. It’s difficult to connect the dots that lead from blog post to revenue. Nevertheless, many businesses see blogging as a viable way to attract prospects, communicate with their customers, and serve as a real-time public relations channel.

But before jumping into the blogging pool party, make sure you know how to swim — or at least wearing those little arm floaties!  You need to know WHY you’re blogging and how it’ll fit into your overall business goals.  You’ve got to approach blogging like any other business and marketing activity….which means you need a PLAN! Read more

It’s Exciting To Be In Business!

January 29, 2009 by · Comments Off on It’s Exciting To Be In Business!
Filed under: Goals 

I Did It!!

Think about when you completed a big project, or achieved an important goal, or accomplished something that required a lot of effort – perhaps you had to overcome challenges and fear.

It felt terrific, didn’t?

I recently finished a project that I had been thinking about for many months.  I kept putting it off and putting it off – stopped by fear and that perfectionist gremlin that hangs out in my head WAY too often.  You know what I’m talking about.  But by making a commitment and declaring it to my coach, I gave myself a deadline and proceeded to get it done.  WOW!  Accountability to someone else can do wonders, eh?

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