How Link Building Affects Your Marketing Strategy

I get it. You want to be discovered. And search engine optimization is part of that. But it’s easy to stuff keywords into your articles or blog posts anywhere to get visibility. There’s more to online marketing than that. There are specific techniques you can employ to get the best out of your marketing strategy without affecting the readability of your content. You have to use keywords the right way, or you won’t get noticed like you thought you would.Read more

How Often Should You Post a Blog Post

I recently had the privilege to meet several bloggers at a conference and their thoughts varied as to how often one should post a blog from daily, weekly, or monthly. It basically was personal preference.  However, the one thing they did agree on is good content for the readers. So let’s focus on good content … how do you write good content? It doesn’t matter how long you have been blogging, you probably know the term that ‘Content is King’.Read more

Best Browser Extensions for Social Media Marketing

We all find ourselves in the same routine day after day, clicking the same buttons, visiting the same URLs, going through all the same motions. If you’re like me, you’ve gotten pretty good at it. But sometimes turning on autopilot setting sets us up for failure when we’re not engaging our brain to do any thinking. We’re less creative, we’re less productive, and we’re bored. Using browser extensions to automate some of those mundane tasks can help get you backRead more

Why your Small Business Needs Periscope

In case you aren’t sure what Periscope is, it’s a live streaming video app that was purchased by Twitter in 2015. The allure of Periscope is that it allows you to ‘Go Live’ from anywhere, at any time, while anyone in the world can watch you via your mobile device. There are over ten million users on the platform today, so needless to say if you’re not using it, you’re missing out on some markets that might be of useRead more

Blogging .. Write for Yourself or For Others?

In the beginning, blogging was a form of self-expression. One could write about anything and everything. In recent years, blogging has evolved into something more specific, related to a particular topic or niche.  This is definitely a far cry from what blogging was in the beginning, but if you want to start a blog, you need to keep this in mind. Alright then, should I write for myself or write for others? Just because blogs should revolve around a certainRead more

How To Deal With Toxic People

We all know them. Everyone has at least one toxic person in their lives. A close relative, significant other, or friend. They can be draining, upsetting and make you feel insecure or doubt yourself. However, there are some things you can do to deal with these toxic people. Keep reading for more information. The first thing you can do, if at all possible, is to cut down time that you spend with these people before they sabotage you completely. TheyRead more

Getting Along With Your Teenagers

As a parent, your personal development undergoes major changes. When you see your children making the same decisions you made, or even when they make decisions you didn’t make, it can be strange to know how you fit into all that. What can you do to make sure that your personal development continues, when you see your children developing themselves? It’s been awhile since mine were teenagers, but I recall spending more time helping them with their personal development. NowRead more