Archive for the ‘Business Success’ Category

And in the Blink of an Eye, The World is Different

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven Ecclesiastes 3:1 Where does someone begin, when it comes to sharing the chronicles of life’s changes? I’ve written about my life’s changes a number of times before, yet each time a transition happens, the emotion of it can be [...]

One Line Wisdom from the Best Little Show in Social

Recently I made the trek to the Great White North to attend and share my thoughts at MediaBistro’s Socialize Conference in Toronto, Ontario.  If you have ever wanted to soak up some serious social media wisdom from the best minds in the business but find the huge conferences a little off-putting, then Socialize may be [...]

How I get 80% of my income Through Social Media

So you’re an independent consultant – or you’re thinking about becoming one.  Maybe you’ve known all along that it’s your path.  Or maybe the economy has taken its toll and you’re either tired of working for someone else for far less than you need to live on, or you lost your job at some point [...]

“Learning” On The Job – SEO Ninja Training

SEO is like Karate. It’s a martial art. Serious SEO ninjas never stop training. No matter what stage of experience you are in SEO – white belt, brown belt, black belt or Sensei, you’d better be reading, researching, testing, and “learning on the job” regularly!

2011 Social Media Resolutions

A shiny brand new year is upon us once again.  Time to make plans, set goals, resolve to be better than we were the year before.  Right?  Who wouldn’t want to be a slimmer, fitter, vice-free self? Who am I kidding, put down the hand weights, grab a Twinkie, and let’s talk about spending more [...]

24 Tips on Hiring an Apprentice

I’ve been managing people for 30 years and over that time, have come to learn a lot about how to make it work.  Because there’s a right way and a wrong way.  And believe me, you don’t want to do it the wrong way…. So when James Zolman recently tweeted “I need an apprentice” then [...]

SEO Sometimes Takes Bloody Determination

With enough time, leverage and client budgetary willingness, if you apply best of breed SEO techniques, you can achieve your SEO goals. In spite of the bloody knees you get along the way…

Why Newspapers Need To Fail

Rather than having the courage, willingness and fortitude to adapt and change with the times, the newspaper industry is instead, taking a much more old-boys club approach to finding ways to get back into financially flourishing. The latest cry is that we should allow them to violate U.S. antitrust laws… It’s sickening, deplorable, and though they claim that their failure would be threat to democracy, the TRUTH is that allowing them THEIR way would be the real threat to democracy…

Business Success In A Down Economy – To Thine Own Self Be True

Over the years, I’ve had stretches of success mingled with stretches of difficulty.  While my life is far from perfect, this past year, in the midst of what most would consider a devastating economy, I’ve been blessed with phenomenal success that’s been more consistent than ever.  One of the patterns that I’ve seen from this [...]