Note: This is going to be a pretty long post. Please read it when you have the time to absorb it and internalize the things I've said in a way that helps you best. It's funny, this internet thing. According to Ritu Bhasin she's been working online in some form or another since 1996, and to say, "she's seen it all," is an understatement for me most of the time. I've learned that while the internet can be an amazing … [Read more...] about Determining Your ‘Last Straw’ & What To Do About It
Okay, so I can't even begin to describe how long it's taken me to "come down" from my BWELA high. This was certainly not my first time at BWE, as I've been attending since 2008, back when I had just started blogging over at b5media and working for Darren Rowse. Back when it had been my first ever real conference I'd ever gone to. Considering I'd been blogging since before they called it that (circa 1996), it only … [Read more...] about BlogWorld Expo LA 2011 – Woah!
I love starting new projects and ideas. Really, I do. But sometimes I get ahead of myself and start projects that take much of my attention, and things fall behind. Like this blog. Like my Artist's eCourse. (I'm so sorry - new lessons coming soon, I promise!) Like my online shops and my site for my handmade jewelry. So what do I do when I find that I have tons on my plate, and need to get better … [Read more...] about When You Get Overwhelmed… Use An Egg Timer!
So by now you may or may not have seen the announcement about a new step in my career, that I've been given a wonderful opportunity to work with a whole bunch of amazing people I adore. I've been hired as the Community Manager for Blog World and New Media Expo, and I'm really excited! While this means that I will no longer be the Community Manager for ProBlogger, I will still be offering my online strategy … [Read more...] about On The Closing of Doors, and Opening of New Ones…
I don't know what it is about working online that gives people the sense (or lack thereof) that people who do it are just freely available 24/7 to jump when they tell us to. Weeks ago, I met with a local business that's fairly well established in their niche. It's one with a lot of potential, as at least 30% of the population (if not much more) could use their product at some point in their lives. A friend who … [Read more...] about I Fired A Potential Client Today
So as some of you may know, I've been at this internet stuff for quite some time. I've worked with Fortune 100 corporations and A-List bloggers, I've built websites and blogs for everyone from the stay-at-home mom to blog networks and businesses small and large. I used to only offer my consulting to current clients who hired me for their web and community projects, but I've had a slight change of heart... I'm now … [Read more...] about Now Offering Internet Strategy Coaching