The Big Secret to Creating a Memorable Blog

how-to-write-a-blog-people-will-rememberDo you have a website with great content but, alas, are not getting the traffic you were hoping for?

You’ve done all the things we’ve walked through in the Traffic Series , shared your content throughout social media, optimized it up the wazoo, but still your missing consistent traffic. Is your opt-in box getting rusty with the non-signer-uppers?

If you’ve been shaking your head yes through all of the above, then you’re on the right track, but missing a critical segment. Not to worry! Let me enlighten you to the 4 big, simple secrets of how to create a blog, or a website that people will remember. You most certainly can Get Found, Get Heard, Get Crackin’, and stay that way.

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Secret to a Successful Blog = Secret to a Successful Networking Group

Have you wondered what the correlation between a great networking group that reaps results and a great blog that generates business leads is? What’s the secret, the common denominator that differentiates a lead generating blog or networking group from a sluggish networking group that creeps along, churning out awkward and sometimes wasted blocks of our time, or the website or blog that sits stagnant with analytics showing zero to three visitors per week, no comments and no leads coming in through the door?

I’ve been thinking about this lately when last weeks blog about the success of my BNI group seemed to hit such a chord of support and enthusiasm not just from our faithful group members but from other BNI members from throughout the state of CT as well.

The next day I was asked, as I am from many, what the REAL difference was between a blog and a website is, so to answer this for the masses that are still confused I’ll outline that here and then get to the point: [Read more...]

Prioritize To Monetize, or: Beware the Time Suck

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Time is money.” As small business owners, you all know that too well. Every aspect of running a business takes time; from the creative thinking process of your ideas to the practical uses that come from those ideas. Most of the time, you play many different roles, from the accountant to the account representative, to your very own coffee fetcher. Have you ever sat back and contemplated, “How much is my time worth?” If so, here are a couple of marketing strategies to consider when organizing your time:

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