Stop the Negative, Soul-Sucking, Self-Defeating Voices – RIGHT NOW!

“I don’t have anything of value to sell.” “If my work is so good, how come I haven’t sold anything?” “I spend so much time on facebook marketing myself, and nothing happens!” “What the hell would anyone want to read about me for? I don’t need to write content, I need to PAINT!” Sound like Read More …

The ONLY Honest Way to Connect to Your Readers & Customers

It’s one of those things that everyone with a blog has read about at least 100 times already, this whole “be authentic” thing. It was a trendy thing that actually started out as really great advice, but has been so overused that it’s just become something that makes you want to roll your eyes at Read More …

5 WordPress Plugins I Can’t Live Without (and You Shouldn’t Either)

Everyone has their own methods, their own madness, and their own resources. Do a search for “blogging plugins I can’t live without” is going to net you nearly 48 million results. So why am I even going to bother adding to the cacophony? Because I’ve been at this for over 18 years now, and I Read More …

Book Shopping: Buy These Books If You Love (or Want To Love) Blogging

Full disclosure here, most of these authors are my friends and colleagues. The reasons I adore these people and am totally pimping them out in a list of books you should buy is because they’re smart, motivating, positive, and funny. I know for a fact that you’ll love them too! If you’re new to blogging, Read More …