I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.
I recently interviewed social media strategist and Facebook expert Amy Porterfield about how to use Facebook to create massive engagement and build tribes. Her suggestions really got my wheels turning about what is possible, not just for my platform, but for yours, too.
Now, full-disclosure, I’m a Facebook novice. Twitter has been my primary focus. But what I learned from Amy is that I’ve been underutilizing a major tool for connecting with my audience.
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read.
I speak a lot on the topic of platform-building. Inevitably, during the Q&A time following my speech, I get asked, “How can I find time for social media? I am so busy now. I can’t imagine adding one more thing.”
I understand this feeling. However, if you want to leverage your leadership and increase your impact, you must make time for social media.
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Ever wondered how to create a world-class presentation? This slideshow by Eric Feng list eight things to keep in mind when preparing your next presentation.
For months I wrestled with a new book idea. I didn’t want another rejection. So I crafted a killer proposal, polished the chapters, and sent it off to a publisher. Then I waited. And waited. The only time I’d gladly wait so long for results is on a deathbed.
It’d been six years since I first started writing. Finally, after thousands of hours spent learning, creating, and rewriting, I believed my time had come. My book would be published.
If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.
My wife, Gail, and I have been married for thirty-five years. She is my lover, my best friend, and my coach. But a few months ago we had a doozy of a fight.
As I was reflecting on that experience, I thought to myself, How can we avoid slipping into this same conflict in the future?
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In this brief video I talk about the importance of retention in building your blog’s traffic. Simply put, you can’t afford to lose readers if you want to grow.
If you are losing readers, especially subscribers, it is usually for one of six reasons: