How Can You Tell if You’re Making an Impact with Your Blog?

Do you ever get the feeling that social media – including blogging – is just one big shouting match where everyone is trying to one-up each other?

I’ve heard a lot of business owners talk about this. It can feel reallllllly frustrating when you feel as though you’re putting out content and content and content and you’re not seeing the “massive returns” that social media supposedly will reap.

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So, let’s get really realistic about how to identify whether your blogging and social media efforts are actually making a difference. There are a few key ways to pinpoint if you’re meeting your goals, and sometimes they may be more subtle than you would expect.

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The Impact of Story Telling

Not too long ago, one of my colleagues, Monika Zands of Monika Zands Consulting interviewed The Blog Babe on her podcast.

We are talking about the importance of story telling, not just for artists and filmmakers, but for everyone: business owners, bloggers, you name it!

Check out the podcast, below. Enjoy!

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Do You Have Cabin Fever? If You’re Feeling Stuck, It’ll Show Up On Your Blog

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There are days when I just can’t take it anymore. I feel like I’m about to go crazy: all the typing, all the phone calls, all the writing on the white board and planning and goal-setting…

UGH!

Sometimes I just need a break!

Can you relate to that?

You can call it cabin fever, you can call it getting the itch, or you can just plain call it ants in your pants, but every now and then a change of scenery is really important.

And by the way, it totally 100% relates to blogging.

Huh?

Yes! A change of scenery will make your blog better. If you’re used to writing from your kitchen table/office (like I am), try setting up shop in the local beanery. Or your mom’s house. Hell, even your back deck.

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