3 Quick Ways to Become a Better Blogger

Let’s face it: there are a lot of bloggers out there writing about a lot of topics – and probably the same topics that you share in your field of expertise!

So what can you do to set yourself apart from the hoards of other “experts” out there who are essentially chasing the same carrot that you’re after?

Check out some easy tips – keyword being “easy” – that you can integrate into your blog writing to give you a leg up.do_it Continue reading

What Happens when You Hold Your Blog + Business to Impeccable Accountability Standards

Today I want to talk about something that’s decidedly un-sexy: accountability. People don’t like to talk about it because it’s an aspect of doing business and running a successful blog that’s just… well… not glamorous. But I’d like to put something in perspective…

Like most Americans, when I was in college I held a variety of odd-jobs. For a while I worked as a hostess at a local restaurant in Boulder, CO, my hometown. I didn’t love that job – but I did love getting the paycheck every two weeks, and I considered it mandatory to show up on time for every shift.

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Blog Mindset – Newsflash! Not Everyone Will Like You (and that’s a GOOD thing)

I think we’d be hard-pressed to find a human being over the age of 5 that hasn’t had an experience of being disliked by someone else. In fact, as I’m typing this, I can think of several examples where people didn’t take to me!

When someone shows you or tells you that they’re not digging what you’re up to or who you are, it can be a really tough pill to swallow. We all want to be liked on some level, and it might sting when someone aggressively communicates their dislike.

When you really hit your stride with your blog, there will be people who don’t like what you’re doing online, too. Watch today’s video to get a sense for why that’s actually a good thing!

Homework: Hone in on an area of your business that’s not 100% authentic to YOU. By the way, YOU are always changing, so something that was a perfect fit last year just might need an update.

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