Blogging Can Boost Your Business

Building your business can be a difficult task.  You can put hundreds of hours of effort into the business, but if you still don’t have important components, you will not be successful.  Today business owners are realizing that blogging boosts business.  Blogs are typically only seen as personal places to express yourself and your views. …

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Closer To My Dream Than I Think

I started this blog post with the question ‘closer to my dream than I think?’, but quickly realised that this is, in fact, a statement, not a question at all. Two incredible things have happened this week that prompted this post topic, things that I did not anticipate would happen this early on in my…

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Build Your Market With Your Blog

Unless you are a Hollywood star, chances are only your Mom reads your posts.  Mom has a lot of friends, so she lets her friends know how interesting your blog site is.  But you need not depend on Mom to increase your readership base.  Look into the following ways to build your market through blogging:…

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What Image Are You Trying To Portray?

Interestingly I am not talking about your personal image. What I am talking about is your professional image, the image you portray on your blog.  In the weeks before I opened Art-next-the-Sea last July I invited artists to visit the gallery while we decorated with a view to exhibiting their work.  All were very complimentary…

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Use Blogging As An Internet Marketing Tool

Do you ever feel like you know just enough about Blogging to be dangerous?   Here are 5 reasons why you should use blogging as an Internet marketing tool: Blogging is simple. The simplest way to get your statements on the Internet is through blogging.  No out of the ordinary skills are necessary.  An average…

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The Power of Positive Responses

Yesterday I had to take my 93 year old great aunt to hospital.  She has been diabetic for some years, has asthma and is in kidney failure.  Three years ago, when she was 90, she had a prolonged hospital stay caused by a virulant chest infection.  We all thought she was coming to the end…

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Quality or Quantity?

Those of us on John Thornhill’s Masterclass are now at the product development stage. Having been interested in marketing information products via the internet for some time I have bought a large number of ebooks in the past.  One of the things I have found most disappointing about these documents is the amount of repetition,…

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The Power of Affirmations

In my ‘other job’ as a youth worker I try to encourage the young people to be the best that they can be.  I was pleased to hear Michelle Obama telling a group of school girls to ‘be the best that you can be’.  It is something we should work hard to instil in young…

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Satisfy Your Regular Blog Readers

Blogging is a perfect way for people to share their thoughts with others.  When people blog, it means they keep an updated online journal or diary.  Weblog and blog are the same things.  Companies might also blog to help increase the amount of business on their web sites.  For many bloggers, increasing traffic to their…

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What a Week That Was!

Now I know you will have heard that somewhere before and probably even said it at sometime!  My week has been productive, confusing, then a bit more productive, then changeable then a bit more productive!  I’m sure you can all sympathise.  I have spent a lot of time watching the forum, seeing fellow Masterclass students…

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