Today’s post is in honor of a comment from Shalini Yamdagni talking about enjoying the journey. Read the rest of this post »
This is another blogging question I hear a lot. (And if you don’t see your question or you’re still not sure about something, please feel free to post a question here or email at Ask@MichelePW.com) Read the rest of this post »
I woke up in the middle of the night in a panic over everything I have to do.
Now, while I DO have a lot going on right now, it’s not like it’s any more or any less than what I normally am juggling.
What was interesting was some of the first things that popped into my head: Read the rest of this post »
I’ve been running into a lot of blogging questions lately so I thought I would do an Ask PW series to answer some of your top questions on blogging. (And if you don’t see your question or you’re still not sure about something, please feel free to post a question here or email at Ask@MichelePW.com) Read the rest of this post »
A few months back I was having lunch with one of my mastermind partners when she said “Michele, you sooo need to do a blog about writing. People would just love it.”
Now, the idea of starting a whole new blog was a bit daunting to me, plus to be quite honest here — I’M not entirely sure how interesting this is going to turn out to be — so instead I thought I’d try a compromise. A column about writing on my blog. Read the rest of this post »
I get this question a lot from entrepreneurs and biz owners who really would love to outsource their copywriting but are afraid their voice will be lost in the process. Read the rest of this post »
Have you ever watched one of those extreme makeover shows? You know, where the ugly duckling is transformed into a “swan” by a team of ninja experts. There’s a fashion designer, a hair color expert, a personal trainer, in some more extreme cases, they might have even included a plastic surgeon. When I watch those shows, I get a bit jealous. Heck, I would even be willing to pay for that kind of attention for a few days. Read the rest of this post »
You probably already know studies show for most people resolutions don’t work. (And that goes for it’s clever renaming to intentions donned by a lot of coaches out there.)
Now, if you have been following me for some time, you will know I’ve advocated ditching resolutions and intentions for themes.
I’ve ditched that too. And here’s why you should, too. Coming up with a theme – that is, a single word (yes just one!) to encapsulate your year is near impossible. One word cannot convey everything we strive to be. Read the rest of this post »
There are many ways to get content on your blog. One way to write it all yourself, but that can be limiting in terms of content volume but also voice and value. Another way is to utilize PLR, (Private Label Rights) content which is a great way to fill in gaps. You can also hire a ghostwriter to create specialty content for you. And lastly, you could use the growing trend of simply hiring a blogger to write under their own name for your site. But this last option only works if you hire a good writer and someone who effectively represents your business. So, how do you find such a person? Read the rest of this post »
Managing your blog, keeping the content current, and keeping it in front of your market on a regular basis is important when you own a business. Your blog is the easiest tool you can use to draw attention to your site, which is why it’s crucial to have it updated at all times. Read the rest of this post »