Blogging is fairly easy if you like to write. If you don’t like to write, but MUST have a blog presence, don’t worry, there are ways around the writing part to help ease your workload. 5 Steps to Starting a Blog Platform - Select a content management system that is right for you. There are free ones and ones you pay for. You can host your own … [Read more...] about How Do You Start A Blog?
It's that time of year again - adjusting to new schedules, kids back in school, getting back into a more regimented routine. I would love to hear how many entrepreneurs manager their work, life balance. How are you managing the enormous amount of work that lands on and in your laptop? How do you manage keeping up on the latest trends in your … [Read more...] about Facebook Tips & Entrepreneur Overload
Are you using Google+ yet? What do you think of it so far? I’m in there playing around, but I’m not too active yet. I did learn two great tips that I wanted to pass along, however. In the first tip I'll teach you to add your image to your Google search results. See an example by clickinghere. Notice how my smiling face is right next to the … [Read more...] about Tips to Make Your Google Profile More Personal
Much of my work focuses on the topic of personal branding, which often intersects with digital media. This particular post is only about personal branding, but I wanted to share it with youbecause I think it's relevant to our day-to-day lives and I love to pass along helpful nuggets of information. I started reading a book recently by Mary … [Read more...] about Can Labels Influence Your Personal Brand?
I read a GREAT, must-read article late last night on the NewYorkTimes.comentitled, "Social Media History Becomes a New Job Hurdle." Turns out there is a new cyber-detective in town and he is being hired to scope out job prospects before an in-person job interview. The company is calledSocial Intelligence. Social Intelligence scrubs the web for … [Read more...] about How Social Media Can Harm Your “Hirability”
Okay people, I just read some really big news in the web world – WordPress just passed a huge milestone – it now has 50,000,000 blogs on the web. Half are self-hosted (including mine). That means 50 million websites on the World Wide Web are built on the same platform or with the same ingredients. According to an article I read in Adweekthat’s … [Read more...] about Optimistic News for Entrepreneurs