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Archived Since:October 27, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Running for Your Blog… (Or is that Running Away From It?)

I recently started running in the evenings as a way to get some exercise after sitting in front of the computer for hours at a time.  Now, I should tell you right from the beginning that I hate running.  I have always found it difficult and tedious, and I would much rather do just about [...]

Because, It Just Makes Sense

As humans, we go about our day constructing our reality. We think we’re logical in our choices but not really. Consider these common behaviors. We have coffee because it wakes us up. We react a certain way to our kids because they make us react that way. We drive the speed limit because we don’t want [...]

How to use your business blog as a business building apparatus

If you are blogging and if you have a online or offline business, generating business and building your business should certainly be one of the goals you have for your blog.  And remember, blogging is and should be proactive marketing for you.  You should not be sitting around waiting on customers to arrive at your [...]

MarketMeTweet – A twitter tool you need to check out

If you use twitter at all, especially as a marketing tool, you need to check out an application I have been testing for a while now.  MarketMeTweet puts all of the features and tools you need to run a successful marketing campaign on twitter into one application.  Plus, you can use this great app for [...]

Why Your Business Website Needs to Always Be Unfinished

I want to share a little business secret with you. It’s a secret that when you first hear, you’ll probably say, ‘of course.’  Yet it’s a secret that often separates highly successful businesses websites from the tens of millions of websites that aren’t. Secret: For your business website to be successful, it must NEVER be finished! No matter [...]

A golden niche for someone:

Is silver! err, are we calling it grey? With all this talk about Gen Y, Gen X, and Z, it’s easy to overlook a potentially massive market that appears to be rife with opportunity: The Senior Boomer.   This silver £ or grey $ has never looked so good – heck Harley Davidson is launching it’s trike… [...]

Here’s a golden niche idea for you:

Go silver! err, are we calling it grey? With all this talk about Gen Y, Gen X, and Z, it’s easy to overlook a potentially massive market that appears to be rife with opportunity: The Senior Boomer.  This silver £ or the grey $ has never looked so good – heck Harley Davidson is launching it’s [...]

How Blogging Can Make You A Better Human Being

What does it mean to be a good human being? I’d argue it means contributing to the world in a positive way and helping others. Can we agree on this? If so, then it stands to reason that helping more not only makes the world better…it makes you better as well. It is mutually beneficial. [...]

Look at unsubscribes from your mailing list as a good think – The Culling of the Herd

I know what you are thinking.  You spent a lot of time coming up with ideas of what you would send out to an email newsletter list.  You spent time setting up the mailing list functions in your auto-responder of choice.  And you spent some time maybe designing your newsletter with html. You set up the sign [...]

How to be Controversial (Without Being a Jerk)

Blogs are getting more and more competitive as a thousand new bloggers join the crowd every day, and we all know that being bland is a great way to be forgotten. Much better to be bold and controversial, right? Possibly not. It’s so, so easy to step over the line from “honest voice, telling it how it [...]

It Is Called Marketing, Get Over it

Sometimes it is good for our well being to rant a little.  And this post just might be classified as a rant.  Nope, it is certainly a rant.  And I am not going to apologize one bit for it either. Over the last few weeks, it seems there is an ever growing desire to distance one’s [...]

Simple Strategies for Business Blog Content

If there is one comment or concern I get from businesses, either blogging or thinking about blogging it is, “where do we get content.”  I know how the frustration of this may cause you to want to throw up your hands and stop.  And you need to know you are not alone. I would venture [...]

Here Are The Lucky Winners Of The Headway Themes And Start Blogging Today Giveaway

Over the last week, we have been running a giveaway here on Blog For Profit where we are giving away 5 personal licenses to Headway Themes and 5 free full access passes to Start Blogging Today. This was a twitter only “contest” where you were required to retweet about the giveaway, post a comment and follow me. [...]

5 Tips For Combating Online Content Creation Burnout

Guest Post from Jay Fleischman The beginning of your online content creation endeavor is like any journey – filled with excitement, expectations and a sense of energy.  What happens next is a common stumbling block you’ve got to get over if you want to ensure your long-term success. The other day I was waiting for my morning [...]

Giveaway – Get your free copy of the Headway WordPress Framework or Start Blogging Today

Start Blogging Today and Blog For Profit are proud to announce we are giving away some free copies of Headway and Start Blogging Today. Start Blogging Today is the massive 26 week course for both the blogging newbie and even someone who has a blog but needs help. In keeping with the name and goal of Start [...]

How to be found online as a small business

There is a gap between consumer behavior and what small businesses are doing to market their business.  This gap is causing a problem which most small businesses don’t realize even exist.  And worse, too many of these small businesses are not sure how to fix it.  Too many small businesses are lost to what a web [...]

Start Blogging Today – Live Today

I am sure you have noticed my postings have been very light this week.  Not there in fact. And if you have been wondering where I have been, we have been putting the final touches on a new product we are launching today. Start Blogging Today (SBT) is that product and we are thrilled to finally [...]

Make mine a niche – with berries not lime!

The Facebook story of April 2010 got my tongue wagging: What is the value of generalist and bigger than life communities? Is Facebook shimmying to the monopoly corner? The advertising model #AdMad is broken, what does the right one look like? What does this all mean to us 12 months from now? The enemy of community is noise (some refer [...]

New version of Headway Themes out – 1.6.5

Here is a list of the few bug fixes and some new features too. Bug Fixes Headway will now work properly when the WordPress system files are installed in a sub-directory. Occasionally the read more links on non-featured posts (where the excerpt is shown) would link to the latest post instead of the actual post. This has [...]

An Unfortunate Mistake That Causes Smart Bloggers to Earn Less than Dumb Bloggers

NOTE: this post is only for smart people. If you’re dumb, you can skip it. You’ve seen em. I know you have. Dumb bloggers. I don’t mean this rudely, but there are dumb bloggers out there who are more successful than YOU, and sometimes it’s hard to understand why. What an important topic to discuss. It’s [...]

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