All posts tagged: Advice

“I’m thinking of starting a blog. What advice can you give me?”


Cartoon by Hugh MacLeod used under a Creative Commons license “I’m thinking of starting a blog. What advice can you give me?” I keep being asked this question. And I keep copying and pasting a variation on the same message, so I figured, ‘Why not turn it into a blog post?’ If you’re thinking of starting a blog and want some help, there is so much I could say. If you want to go more in-depth, read my […]

Blogging 101


Cartoon by Hugh MacLeod used under a Creative Commons license I recently wrote a social media marketing 101 post here based on a presentation I did. Following in the same vein, I’ve adapted a blogging presentation I did for the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba. Blogging isn’t scary A lot of people think blogging is scary. It really isn’t. A lot of people also think it has to be a personal diary. Nope. It can be about […]

Social media marketing 101


Photo by Jason A. Howie on Flickr via a Creative Commons License I recently did a social media marketing seminar in Winnipeg (Canada) for sector councils. The participants were asked to submit questions ahead of time and I answered them during the session. I figured they’re probably fairly common questions that lots of other folks would like answers to so I’ve created an abridged version of that presentation for this blog post. Who from our association/business should […]

Blog Like a Star: 99 ways to improve your blog


I’ve just finished reading a great little resource by Brankica Underwood, author of Blog Like a Star. Brankica put together a free ebook featuring 99 ways to improve your blog. Whether you’re a blogging superstar already or just starting out, I’m certain you’ll find her hints and tips useful. Is your blog published on Kindle? Brankica will tell you why it should be. Think you have the perfect ABOUT page? Brankica’s advice will help make […]