Okay, pop quiz: To be a successful blogger and platform-builder, what ONE metric should you NEVER ignore? You might assume it’s unique visitors, social media followers, or comments. Sure, those things matter—at some level. But …
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Remember when you used to actually enjoy blogging, back before it became something you dreaded? Back then, sharing your message was all that mattered, and you couldn’t wait to get the word out, hoping to impact others with your story. But then something got in the way. I know the drill. Here’s how it happened […]
A little over a year ago, we launched Platform University. Since that time, it has been fascinating to watch how the world of platform-building has changed. If you want the short version, it is this: platform building is getting easier every year. For the first time in history, ordinary people can build a real business […]
If there is one frustration that I hear more than any other from people working on their platform, it’s that they’re not going far enough fast enough. They get stuck on being stuck and discouraged whenever someone goes flying by. If you’re one of these people, you’re in luck. My grandson Jonah has the answer. […]
When I left the corporate suite at Thomas Nelson I planned to write and speak full time. And that’s exactly what I did at first. One year in fact I gave over 40 keynotes. It felt great! It also felt totally, utterly, completely exhausting. I had come to the realization that, even as an executive […]
When I started blogging, using my platform to make money was the furthest thing from my mind. Back then, I just wanted to share my ideas and connect with others. Now that I’ve build an entire business around my platform, that may be hard to believe. But, I just didn’t know what was possible, and […]
I know it sounds like hyperbole, but I’m dead serious. The market is more crowded than ever. To succeed, you need a platform. We designed The Platform Conference to help you build yours—fast!
- Do you feel overwhelmed and uncertain about how to start?
- Have you plateaued and don’t know how to move forward?
- Do you need the inspiration to take your platform to the next level?
If you answered Yes to any of these questions, this conference is for you. We created the Platform Conference as a sort of bootcamp to give you the training and tools you need to succeed.
Click here to get the details, along with a $200 discount code you can use if you register before October 18.
Almost every time I speak on the topic of Platform, someone asks, “How often do I need to post on my blog to be build my platform?” The truth is, my opinion has changed over the years. When I first started blogging, I was like most people—I blogged when I was inspired. As it turned […]
Please join me for a free, LIVE Platform University Q&A Teleseminar on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:00 pm Eastern Time (7:00 pm Central, 6:00 pm Mountain, 5:00 pm Pacific). As you may have heard, last week we opened the doors to Platform University. So far, almost one thousand people have joined. The level of […]
This year, I am committed to helping people actually build their platforms. In this post, I share a little about a new project we’re about to launch and a video of my own story.
Registration is now open for the Platform Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, February 11–13, 2012. If you want to launch your platform—or take it to the next level—this conference is for you.