Windows Maintenance Tips: The Good, Bad, and Useless

via lifehacker.com Lifehacker has a great roundup explaining the good and the bad of maintaining Windows. Definitely worth reading in its entirety! Click the 'via' link... Posted via web from e1evation, llc Related articles by ZemantaAnnouncing Freedom for Windows (fstutzman.com)Master Windows Searching with Google-Like Search Operators [Windows Tip] (lifehacker.com)Best Windows 7 Tweaker App (on10.net)Multi-finger Scrolling … Continue reading Windows Maintenance Tips: The Good, Bad, and Useless

Content marketing: 13 ways to get your clients to think like a blogger

In the past few weeks, I’ve had numerous conversations with colleagues, partners and in some cases, clients, about blogging and the challenges of keeping a blog up and running. Most of those conversations come down to one thing: Content. Do you have enough to say to sustain a blog? Do you have strong enough opinions … Continue reading Content marketing: 13 ways to get your clients to think like a blogger

The blogging three step…

...according to John Jantsch...One of the most common questions I receive is “how do I get started blogging?” Some might find it a bit odd that I suggest a three step approach and the first two steps don’t have much to do with directly working on your own blog. No, I think you get started … Continue reading The blogging three step…

Just in the nick of time…

...Darren Rowse of ProBlogger has some suggestions for getting back into blogging after a vacation... "Yesterday was my first day back at blogging after a 10 day vacation with my family and on Twitter I commented that I was finding it a little hard to get my brain back into blogging mode. @Mikeachim responded by … Continue reading Just in the nick of time…

23 Things That Shouldn’t Stop You From Blogging

There’s an 800-pound gorilla in the room and we haven’t really addressed it yet. We talk about how to blog and some techniques to make it easier. We even talk about some places and ways to get ideas for blogs, but one thing we don’t talk about a lot is that sometimes you just don’t … Continue reading 23 Things That Shouldn’t Stop You From Blogging

The Executive’s Blogging Dilemma

Image via Wikipedia When it comes to blogging, executives have a unique problem. It has to do with the fact that the risk and cost of failure for executives are greater than they are for other employees. Blogging is a personal affair. The learning curve requires the blogger to open up to the world, create … Continue reading The Executive’s Blogging Dilemma

How To Create Link Bait Content

Image by Somewhat Frank via Flickr Throughout my blogging career, I’ve worked hard on my writing style. I’ve improved over time, and I’m at a point now where I believe I have perfected my ability to write link bait articles. A link bait article is an article that makes many readers want to reference it … Continue reading How To Create Link Bait Content

10 Reasons Why New Blogs Fail

Many bloggers don’t even make it to a full year. The truth is, blogging is much more difficult than most people realize. It seems easy enough, keep an online diary on a topic you love and people will read it, right? Wrong. I’ve witnessed so many blogs rev up…and burn right back down. Avoid these … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why New Blogs Fail

How To Provide Attribution in the Blogging World

Image by Old Shoe Woman via Flickr Though the Internet has no set guidelines for how to provide attribution, one rule is clear: Links are the currency of the Web. If you use someone else’s content, whether licensed directly or through fair use, it is important to be sure to provide a clickable link to … Continue reading How To Provide Attribution in the Blogging World