Free is always enticing. This is why some people go to get a blog with WordPress.com. I have some issues with WordPress.com and I want to talk about those with you today. I’m going to come out and say it directly; you should not start a blog with WordPress.com, Blogger.com, Medium.com, or other free blogging […]
Blog posts related to blogging. Topics range from starting a blog to monetizing and promoting an existing blog. The primary focus is on WordPress as a blogging platform. If you want to start a blog and do it yourself, you may want to check out my How To Start a Blog Series, or if you need someone to build your blog at no cost, make sure you contact me for more information.
Keeping up with the Joneses is a distraction, it will hurt you and you have to do everything within your power to avoid it. Don’t compare yourself to others! There are so many issues with blogging, and you really don’t need to add yet another problem to your blogging process. comparing yourself to others is going […]
My thoughts on this are still evolving, but I want to talk about a topic that is affecting you right now. If you’re an online marketer, a blogger, a media buyer or an advertiser then this is closer to you than most people. I’m talking about online advertising. Over the past few years, marketers have […]
Gary Vaynerchuck talks a lot about “knowing who you are.” And It’s true, that’s something we should do. “Know Thyself” would say Plato. So… do you know what you’re good at? What about what you’re not so good at? For me, it’s time management and time commitments. I say yes to a lot of projects, […]
The FTC requires us to tell you when we get paid for some of our content. There’s a long history of small events that have led to this requirement, and I won’t get into all the details this time around, but I think in general this is a good thing. I would tell you even […]
When first setting up any website, one of the hardest — but most important — things to decide is what to call it. Your website’s domain will play a big role in defining your brand’s image, search optimization, “buzz-worthiness,” and more. Unique domains are becoming increasingly scarce commodities as hundreds of thousands of new sites […]