How to manage multiple blogs without going crazy

Managing one blog is time-consuming enough, so why would anyone want to run multiple blogs? Lots of reasons! Maybe you want to have another blog just for fun. Maybe you want to start networking in another industry. Maybe you want to build another revenue stream. Maybe you are a professional blogger that needs to manage multiple blogs for clients. There…

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Tips for Improving your Blog in 2017

Blogs are always evolving to keep up with trends, readers, and technology. If you’re looking to improve your blog in 2017, it’s best to look at the other successful blogs around the internet and see what’s been working for them. Social media presence, dynamic designs, user friendly updates, and utilizing better photo and video are all attributes that a successful…

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Organizing a Virtual Team to Build a Better Blog

You know it’s true: you can’t do it all yourself. Even if you spend all your time drinking coffee and holing up in your office blogging, you’ll still reach a point of no return: you’ll get big enough to need some help with creating content, engaging with followers, and building readership. That’s a good thing, but it can also be…

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2016: The Best of Your Organizing Business

I’ve recently highlighted this year’s guest bloggers and Professional Organizers Blog Carnival participants, who play a huge role in the success of my blog. Today I’ll complete my year-end review with a round-up of the most popular posts of the year. I’ve broken them down into three categories. Top 5 Blog Carnivals of 2016 Closet Organizing Organizing Footwear Tools of…

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How to use inbound marketing and SEO to attract the right clients

The POC Conference was held in Vancouver a few weeks ago. As I read about the various speakers and other activities, I noticed that Emilio Jose Garcia of KW Professional Organizers was going to be speaking about SEO and Inbound Marketing. I met Emilio when I spoke about social media at the POC Halton-Peel Chapter PD Day earlier this year, and knew…

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Create a gravatar and show us your smiling face

I love it when a reader leaves me a comment, especially when their headshot comes up next to it. It’s almost as good as a face-to-face conversation! Instead of a photo, some comments come up with this picture: Since I’d just love to see more of your faces, I thought I’d let you know how to make your picture show up…

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7 Ways to Maximize the Value of Old Content on Your Blog

Content isn’t a minor investment for a small business, and the better the content is, the more expensive it’s likely to be. But unlike other forms of promotion — think PPC advertising — an investment in content produces an owned asset. Once you’ve paid for content, it’s yours to do with as you will. Unfortunately, many businesses leave old content…

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What I’ve Learned in my First 10 Years of Blogging

Thank you for joining me today as I celebrate my 10 year blogiversary! Before attending the 2006 POC Conference, I had no interest in blogging. Then I heard one of the speakers say that blogging was fun, easy, and good for business, and that we should all go home and start a blog. I was skeptical, but decided to give…

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