This is a Periscope replay of the #DailyMentor. In this scope, we discussed my blog post, “What I Hate About Periscope.”

If you are interested, I broadcast daily on Periscope, Monday through Friday at 12:30 p.m. CDT. If I published a new blog post or podcast, we discuss that. If not, we talk about whatever I am thinking about. And I always take some off-topic questions.

You’ll need to download the free Periscope app if you want to watch live. You can get the iPhone and Android versions here.

What I Hate about Periscope

9 Features Developers Should Jump on Fast to Stay Ahead of the Competition

Periscope, Twitter’s new social media video app, has exploded. It only launched in March, but it already has over 10 million users who together watch over 350,000 hours of video every day. Right now, I serve up two and a half hours a week with my #DailyMentor show. I’ve been doing it for one week […]

This is a Periscope replay of the #DailyMentor. In this scope, we discussed my blog post, “What I Love About Periscope.”

If you are interested, I broadcast daily on Periscope, Monday through Friday at 12:30 p.m. CDT. If I published a new blog post or podcast, we discuss that. If not, we talk about whatever I am thinking about. And I always take some off-topic questions.

You’ll need to download the free Periscope app if you want to watch live. You can get the iPhone and Android versions here.

What I Love About Periscope

9 Reasons Leaders Should Adopt Twitter’s Amazing New Video App ASAP

If I tweeted something about periscope four months ago, virtually everyone would think I was talking about submarines. But today over 10 million people know I’m talking about Twitter’s hottest new app, the social media video platform Periscope. Periscope got off the ground in March for iPhone and May for Android. There are always new […]

It’s Not all Bad News: The Upside of Social Media

4 Reasons Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram Are Making the World a Better Place

It’s popular to complain about social media and talk about how it is destroying our culture, but what if the exact opposite is true? I joined Twitter on April 6, 2008. A friend urged me to check it out. He was already using it and loved it. So after some initial eye-rolling, I tried it […]

Update! Help Us Pick the Winner of the Next Platform University Makeover

We Have 5 Finalists. Who Deserves to Win? You Decide

One of the things I love most about Platform University is our ability to help platform-builders at all levels reach more people and create a bigger impact. One way we’ve done that is through platform makeovers. Last year we received an incredible response to the work we did with Jackie Bledsoe. Now we’re ready to […]

5 Reasons Publishers LOVE Bloggers

Why Blogging Might Be Your Fastest Way to Secure a Book Deal

If you have ever known a clean-shaven man who quickly grew a beard, you have a clue about changes in the publishing industry over the past five to ten years. Publishing today looks very different from how it looked a few years ago, and the transition can catch you off guard. Whether it’s the decline […]

Blogging Gone Bad: 7 Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Plus Easy Fixes to Gain and Retain the Readers Your Message Deserves

I follow a lot of blogs. I also stop following a lot. Why? My day is the same length as everyone’s, and frankly life’s too short to read bad blogs. Once I started blogging over a decade ago, I became a student of the art. Through trial and error I learned what worked, what didn’t, […]

Your Last Chance to Register for Platform University Ends Tonight

What Would You Give for an Audience of Thousands of People Eager to Hear What You Have to Say?

I’ve been talking a lot this week about Platform University. There’s one simple reason: Enrollment only opens twice a year—and today’s the cutoff. Tonight, after 11:59 p.m. Pacific, the doors close until fall. Can your message wait that long? If you have something to say or sell but feel like you can’t get the traction […]

Want to Blog Faster, Smarter? More Webinar Slots Opening up Now!

Registration for today’s free webinar, Blog Faster, Blog Smarter, is maxed out. But we’re expanding registration for two additional webinar times tomorrow.

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If you missed your chance today, don’t worry. I’m presenting the same great material Thursday, April 23, at 1 p.m. Central with an 8 p.m. Central replay.

If you want to blog faster and smarter, now’s your chance. But don’t delay. These spots are already moving fast. Once the registration is full, you won’t be able to attend either of the new presentations.

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What It Takes to Get a Publisher’s Attention and Ink a Deal for Your Book

My Newest Resource Shows You How to Craft an Irresistible Book Proposal

Odds are good you have a story to tell and a message to share. But do you know how to get the attention of a publisher? Along with a powerful personal platform, you also need an irresistible book proposal. If you had just one shot to hold a publisher’s interest and sell them on your […]

Why You Don’t Need a Huge Platform to Get Published—And What it Really Takes Instead

If You’re a New or Aspiring Author, the Answer is within Your Reach

These days everyone knows that you need a platform to get published. But if you’re like a lot of people I meet, you’re overwhelmed, short on time, and not sure where to begin. It feels impossible. But what if I told you it’s easier than you think? Part of our problem is that we blow […]