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Overcoming Problems: Short & Sweet Thought Of The Week

Okay! This post won’t take a minute to read, but should help start your week off right. When your day (week/month/year) starts with a plop instead of a bang, how do you cope? Do you wallow, cry, hang out in your pj’s and rant about your problems on Facebook? Nah. You’re a smarty-pants. You do […]

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Guest Posting & Hosting Guest Bloggers: Strategy Or Time Suck?

Hosting guests on your blog – and guest posting on other blogs – is a great way to get your name out there in the blogosphere. But it works best if you create a plan and follow it. I’ll break down what I’ve heard and what I’ve done. Guest posting as a marketing strategy Sharing […]

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15 Must-Have Website Essentials

Your website is both a hub and a communication device. It performs important outreach for you, the owner. It represents your brand and acts as a marketing tool to “sell” you, your product or service, and to encourage visitors to share what they find there with others and come back for more. You don’t want […]

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My Favorite Posts About Blogging

I’ve been blogging about blogging for a while now, and, sadly, some of my favorite posts on the subject just don’t get viewed as often as they deserve. So I compiled the best of the best as a reminder – just in case you missed them, and just in case you need a refresher! 101 […]

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5 Ways Re-Posting Other Bloggers’ Content Rips Them Off

I’ve heard that imitation is the highest form of flattery, but that is definitely NOT true not when it comes to re-posting original content that is scraped (taken without permission) from someone else’s blog. It’s happened to me, and eventually it will happen to you. I wish I could say I take it in stride, […]

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Blog It! The Author’s Guide To Building A Successful Online Brand

I had no idea what I was doing when I started my original, free WordPress blog in March 2011, at the beginning of my journey into self-publishing. One important thing I did know: I had a full-time day job and had to keep my “side-blog” from overwhelming my life. Why did I take on the […]

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