I decided to change my email newsletter strategy last month. For years, I sent the entire blog post in the body of the email. We used a custom template that included many of the design elements from my blog. For a long time, that served us well. But we are no longer doing that. Instead, […]
If you’re serious about extending your influence and increasing your impact, I recommend blogging with WordPress. There are two ways to go. WordPress.com is great for beginners. It’s free, easy to use, and WordPress hosts your site. But if you really want to maximize your message, you’ll want to upgrade to self-hosted WordPress, also known […]
One of the hardest things about growing an online following is not knowing how to get from where you are right now to where you know you have the potential to go. If you’re like me, you’ve felt like this from time to time—maybe even right now. You’ve got something important to say or something […]
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We all like options, but when it comes to making an impact in the world today, the number of choices can be paralyzing. If you’ve got something to say or sell, you’ve probably thought about launching a blog or podcast, advertising on Facebook or Twitter, and investigating marketing and email strategies. Or maybe you’re further […]
One of the things I love about what I do is having the opportunity to learn and then share what I’ve learned with you. I recently spoke with twenty hugely successful entrepreneurs and influencers about how they cut through the noise and get heard. I’ve distilled what I learned down to eleven strategies, and I’m […]
When I began writing, I spent a lot of time waiting for others to choose me. Something big has shifted in the last ten years. Now you can pick yourself. It’s never been easier to succeed.
The launch of Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy’s new book Living Forward has been massive. Thanks to you, we hit several bestseller lists out of the gate and made a major impact in the marketplace. Our marketing team built out a launch plan over a year ago and spent countless hours refining and executing it […]
Recently, my daughter Mary mentioned that she would like to begin speaking professionally. As an accomplished businesswoman and popular blogger, she was routinely on stage, but she was ready to turn pro. She asked for my help. As an amateur-turned-pro myself, I sat down and deconstructed how I got started. I emailed her a simple, […]
Welcome to Season 6, Episode 12 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to blow up your blog traffic. We blog because we have something to share, right? A message, a story, a solution we think will make a difference. But sometimes it seems like no […]
A year ago I decided to pull comments from my blog. I did it as an experiment, but I was pretty convinced it was the right thing to do. Then I wasn’t so sure. After a while, I missed comments. Still, I decided to stay with it for at least a year and measure the […]
Welcome to Season 6, Episode 5 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to expand your reach on Twitter. Twitter has been one of the most important tools for building my platform. It drives traffic, increases engagement, and allows me to share valuable resources with my […]