Posts Tagged ‘Blogging’

What’s the Difference Between a Tagline and a Brand Promise?

The best way to differentiate your business from the pack is to be crystal clear about your marketing message. But what does that mean? Do you need a tagline? Do you need a brand promise? And what is the difference between a tagline and a brand promise? Let’s get this cleared up… The Difference Between a Tagline…

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Are You Giving Away Too Much On Your Blog (For Free)?

One of my business friends recently came up to me and said, “I think you are giving away too much on your blog.” My colleague was concerned that my blogs are so helpful and informative that no one needs to actually hire me! I beg to differ. As a blogger for business, I believe it’s necessary…

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The Fun Trick That Will Get You Blogging Again

    I hope you had a great holiday season. I had a wonderful time going to all kinds of parties and events in my new town of Covington, Kentucky and nearby Cincinnati. People here love to celebrate! So, how’s business? Lots of folks I’ve been talking this week are in the midst are figuring out how…

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Lost in Space? 5 Great Tips To Make Your Blogs Findable On Google

Do you find yourself wasting valuable time writing blogs and then they just sit there on your website and do nothing for your bottom line? Well, guess what? They can be powerful marketing tools – and there’s a lot you can do to make your blogs findable on Google and get the sales process going while you’re working on other…

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How To Use Voice Typing To Write Enticing Website Content

Remember those old movies where there was an office scene and the boss wanted to write a letter? All he had to do was say “Take this down!” and his secretary would take shorthand while the boss simply blurbed out what he wanted to say.  I always wanted to be that boss, especially a few months ago.…

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The Difference Between Categories & Tags in WordPress Blogs

A topic that causes a lot of confusion for business bloggers and a question that comes up frequently in my online course, Blog School, is this: “What’s the difference between categories and tags in WordPress blogs?” Yep, it is a little tricky. If you simply perform a Google search to try to get the answer you’ll likely get results that don’t…

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A Simple Blog Template for Compelling Business Blogs

In my Blog School course, I teach business owners how to create and publish blogs to be used as marketing tools. The goal of business blogs is to attract an audience, engage them and nurture them into paying clients and customers. But because blogging can seem like a daunting challenge, I’ve created a simple blog…

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How To Recycle Your Blog Posts

Here’s a great tip to get more mileage out of your marketing: recycle your blog posts! If you’re like most business owners you only have time to create about one blog post a month. But that doesn’t mean that you only have one piece of content to share during the month. The smart way to blog for marketing…

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