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Category Archives: Blogging

It’s time for the August Blog Challenge

If blogging is part of your marketing strategy, this might interest you. There is a wee blog challenge happening over at Business Blogging School starting on August 1st. This is the 2nd August Blog challenge – 31 posts in 31 days. Last year there were over 60 small business people/SME  taking part (hypnotherapists, coaches, yoga teachers,… Continue Reading …

Blogging Lessons Learned

Today, I’m featuring a guest post by Barry Hatfield, one of my favorite new massage bloggers. Barry has participated in both of the blogging challenges and has been doing a terrific job of educating his clients. He also usually makes me laugh at least once per post. I started a client oriented blog for my… Continue Reading …

Fear of blogging

I’ve been blogging for well over 2 years now. I started this 31 Posts in 31 days challenge with my friends Dawn Barclay and Theresa Delgado to give me a kick in the pants and get back on a regular posting schedule. I put out a general invite to anyone interested in joining me in… Continue Reading …

What do do about SPAM

So you’re writing bog post after blog post. People are starting to read. Suddenly, there it is: Your first Comment! (Cue angels singing, fireworks display, and crowds cheering). And then another. And another. But, wait, didn’t that last one look a little fishy? You’ve been SPAMMED, Now What? Congratulations, you have attracted the spammers. but… Continue Reading …

31 Posts in 31 days – A Midpoint Tour

A bonus post (that doesn’t count towards my 31 in 31 challenge). The challenge has a twitter hashtag #31in31. If you’d like to keep up with the bloggers on twitter (or be a sweetie and tweet some of their posts) use the hashtag. Have you been following some of the mighty, mighty bloggers taking part… Continue Reading …

Where to get blog topics

One of the participants in the 31in31 challenge asks: How do you know what to write about? Where are you getting your inspiration from? If you’re new to blogging or just thinking about it, don’t feel like you’re the only person who has this question. It’s one of the biggest obstacles to overcome after that… Continue Reading …

August Blog Challenge

Can I write 31 blog posts in 31 days? Can I keep those blog posts to less than 350 words? That’s what this challenge is about. Writing. Lots of it, but in smaller bites. It takes discipline. Discipline to write and post every day. Discipline to edit the content to it’s absolute core. See, I… Continue Reading …

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