Value-Centered Conversion & The Domino Marketing Effect

A few months ago, I spoke at a local bloggers meetup. After my talk, I chatted with a few folks, including Karl Staib from Domino Connection. It was so refreshing to get to talk in person with someone who not only gets it…but who truly gets it. Someone who gets people, who gets your business, […]

Pinterest’s New Guided Search & What It Means for Bloggers

Take a moment to watch. It’s a rather moving video. Then think for a few minutes about what it means, and how Pinterest will change as a result of this new feature. How will guided search impact blogs and small business owners online? I was challenged this past weekend by Stacy of Kids Stuff World, […]

Online Business Checklist

As we head into Q2 of 2014 (where is the time going y’all?!), it’s time to take a few minutes to look back at our goals for Q1 and make updates and new goals for Q2, as well as think about other projects or content campaigns for later in the year and start making plans […]

How to Host a Google Hangout On Air

Recently, I’ve found myself hosting a number of Google HOA’s…including our weekly Digital CoLab chats. Because there is not a great tutorial or information on how to set them up. I thought I’d put together a walk through. HOAs – For What? How to Series Interviews with Guest Expert (similar to podcast) Interviews with Readers […]

Create Forms and More with Gravity Forms

I have forgotten how many times I have recommended Gravity Forms over the years. Whenever someone requests a solution for contact forms, guest posts and mailing media kits and other information from a website, Gravity Forms is always my recommendation. The first unique form I created was for my Best Savings Tips campaign. When users submit […]

How I Sailed Through a 1 Million Pageview “Viral Post” Weekend with WP Engine

  I have but one question for you. Could your host handle one of your posts going viral? Or would your site crash and those numbers would be a fraction of what they could have been? Also, I have another question. How in THE world did this happen to my post?  The second question is…I […]

Business Expense Ideas for the End of the Year

Are you looking for ways to invest in your business and to help with tax write-offs before the end of 2013? Jim Wang from Microblogger gives this advice, “This isn’t a specific idea but a mentality (might help you think of creative ideas that fit your biz, future plans, etc.), try to find investments you […]