Credit: Cool knitting photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/the-a-team/sets/72157594573683373/ Links are important since they help us get more traffic to our sites and better search engine rankings. Targeted links are the ones that really count though! What is a targeted link? A link from a site that reaches your target market. 8-) For example, if you sell […]
I’ve not posted to my blog for a while. It’s been one of those months. Well, actually about 6 of those months. But then again, isn’t life always challenging? The last week I’ve spent dealing with some medical issues in our family, among a lot of other personal issues, and it’s been tough. I’d like […]
Note from Michelle: Just 24 hours left to grab some great gifts from this giveaway (no opt-ins required, but some great info if you choose to sign up). Here’s the scoop, straight from Solo-E… It’s a one-of-a-kind event … yet couldn’t be more timely! Whether you admit it or not, the word resolution goes hand […]
Reprinted with permission from Christine Gallagher’s Communicate Value Newsletter These six steps were born out of common frustrations I hear from people about understanding how to market online. Does this sound familiar? “I know I need to figure out all of this social media stuff, but it’s all piecemeal now and I just don’t know […]
The Website Spa is almost ready to launch and I’ve decided to offer my friends, readers and subscribers a pre-launch special offer! Get 25% off any service on the site from now through Tuesday. Get your website makeover (and converted to WordPress), grab a new logo design, get custom business cards designed, or your own […]
Note: This is part 1 in a 7 part series on how to transform your website to attract your ideal clients. Who is your ideal client? Does your website make clear exactly who you serve or support?
This month I’m also part of a wonderful gift event. It’s being coordinated by Kim Reddington of Cereus Women and here’s what she shared with me about it (to share with you all):
Do you track which pages/posts/products on your website are the most visited? You can learn a lot by watching your statistics. For example, by watching what my visitors are most interested in I can see the topics trend and consider whether to write more about the popular topics, introduce my own information product or tutorial […]
A little inspiration is always a good thing. Check out these inspirational magnets (photo at left)! They come in lots of different words/nature scenes, and also with inspirational phrases/colors. I just connected with the crafter behind them on Twitter and love them. I ordered a couple sets to use in my office. They’d make great […]
We know it’s important to keep learning and growing both as individuals and in our business related knowledge. But how in the world are we supposed to fit time for that into an already too busy day? The trick I use most often is “Smart Multitasking.” Yes, in general, multitasking isn’t a good idea. But […]
Do you spend a bit too much time on Twitter (no, not me!)? Facebook? Reading the news? If you find it challenging to stay focused when you’re online, try this Firefox add-on to help remind you which sites you shouldn’t be at: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/4476
One of my goals this year is to do more with video. The article below arrived in my inbox this week and I thought I’d share. For great video resources I also recommend @LouBortone on Twitter. I’m going through his Online Video Rock Star Course and can’t wait to apply what I’m learning. By: Christine […]
Read a very cool post the other day on Bob the Teacher’s blog at http://askbobtheteacher.com/blog/ where he talked about acknowledging what we’ve accomplished. I thought that was a really great perspective. Go read it! (And if you’re not already getting his blog updates, it’s worth signing up for.) Here’s some of what I’m happy about […]
When you design your first website, you’re so excited about your new online business and eager to get your website up and running. But don’t let that enthusiasm mask these common sales-killing mistakes.
I shared a few weeks ago how much I accomplished while I was away for the weekend at Attract Clients Like Crazy and how I got it done quickly. I thought I’d also share what works for me at home. If you’re familiar with me, you know that in addition to juggling a couple of […]