6 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Blog

Darren Rowse writes: Many business owners I speak to who aren’t bloggers scoff at the idea of having a blog. They look at their business and wonder who on earth would want to read about it. But whether you’re a mechanic, baker, home cleaner, or a landscape designer, you can be sure that a blog … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Blog

What would I do…

…if I won a blogging trip to Australia? What? A blogging trip? Yes! A few weeks ago, I read a post on Darren Rowse’s ProBlogger blog. He shared… A year ago I was in Queensland for a conference and, sitting at the airport, I had the crazy idea that we should run a ProBlogger Down Under … Continue reading What would I do…

Blogging and content marketing trends for this week @ e1evation

Happy Monday! Time to talk about trends in blogging and content marketing. First, though, a confession. I accidentally used decaf instead of regular and I've been dragging my butt around all day. This blog is fueled by coffee and now that I've had a good cup, life can start [at 3:27PM]! Here's my bias; blogging … Continue reading Blogging and content marketing trends for this week @ e1evation

Shareaholic…

Here's my new, favorite Firefox plugin... "Shareaholic makes it easy for you to submit the web page you're on to your favorite sharing or bookmarking service, including: digg, del.icio.us, facebook, friendfeed, google bookmarks, google reader notes, kaboodle, magnolia, mixx, myspace, pownce, reddit, stumbleupon, tumblr, twitter, and ycombinator. You can also e-mail the web page directly … Continue reading Shareaholic…

10 Tips for Opening Your Next Blog Post

Having trouble posting? Listen to Darren Rowse...We all have a message drummed into us throughout life: people make snap judgements on you based upon the first impression you give. In many instances, those judgements are lasting ones.* The same is true for your blog posts. Your opening line really does matter—readers will make a snap … Continue reading 10 Tips for Opening Your Next Blog Post

10 Hard Truths About Blogging

With job satisfaction rates at record lows and more and more people looking to enjoy a higher quality of life, millions of people are desperately trying to leave their miserable jobs and are flocking to the world of blogging and Internet marketing.If you're already a blogger, chances are you've heard of Darren Rowse, Brian Clark, … Continue reading 10 Hard Truths About Blogging