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Teach or your blog will die

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I regularly give presentations about using social media. I talk about making your Twitter, Facebook page or blog a go-to place for useful information. Smarty pants blogger Martyn Chamberlin, writing a guest post on ProBlogger, has perfectly summed up what I’m getting at. In Teach or your blog will die, Martyn tells us: ‘Nobody cares who you are, but they love to surf the Internet and learn things. If you’re giving away useful content that […]

The Anti-Social Media: my most favourite blog. Ever.

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I’ve been reading The Anti-Social Media blog for little while now but today I reached a milestone. I am officially declaring it as my most favourite blog. Ever. This is the post responsible: The 4 Stages When You Have Nothing To Blog About. Sometimes I get a bit bored reading social media marketing advice from so-called ‘experts.’ Jay Dolan, the writer behind the blog, tells it like it is. You should watch this video below […]

Guest post: Kyla Roma on maintaining a successful blog

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This post comes from fellow Winnipeg blogger Kyla Roma. Oddly, we’ve never met in person but continue to connect online. I adore Kyla’s blog and admire her committment to great content and connecting with her readers. For this guest post, I asked Kyla to share some of her blogging secrets with us. Here’s what she had to say. Starting a blog is easy enough, but after the honeymoon period of finding a look and a […]

Is your blog kinda crap? This might be why …

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Upkeeping a good blog is bloody hard work. I’m no saint. My blog might look pretty but I don’t put in as much time as I should writing regularly or with great purpose. A couple of days ago I was reading a post on Adam Singer’s blog. In it he talks about how most agency blogs are crap. That’s right. The folks that you pay to develop and implement your marketing and PR campaigns can’t […]

Why should I blog?

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I recently started following futurist Gerd Leonhard – the man with the coolest job title. He and I share at least one thing in common: we’re often asked, ‘Why should I start a blog?’ Lucky for me, Gerd posted this excellent video on his site today – all 1 minute and 38 seconds of it in which Seth Godin (an American entrepreneur, author and public speaker) and Tom Peters (business author and speaker) manage to […]

Girl Geek Dinners: Wanna know more about blogging?

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This month’s Winnipeg Girl Geek Dinner is all about blogging and I’m the presenter along with my pal Polly Washburn. We’ll be sharing our experiences, from the techie bits to the creative stuff of choosing a theme, deciding what to write about, how to format a blog post, and why it’s important to post regular content. Join us on Tuesday, June 8 (at 6 p.m. if you want to nosh on the delicious food at […]