#Blogchat

Sharing Your Expertise Without Being ‘The Expert’

March 2, 2014

Here’s the transcript from tonight’s #Blogchat. If you think about it, there’s a lot of seemingly contradictory advice being passed around about how to improve your blog.  On the one hand, one of the best arguments for blogging is that a blog allows you to share your expertise.  This is completely true and one of […]

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10 Things You Can Do TODAY to Make Your Blog Better

February 23, 2014

Ready to take your blog to the next level?  Here’s 10 things I have learned about making my blog better over the last 9 years. Blog Maintenance 1 – Sign up for Google Analytics.  This will give you valuable information about the health of your blog.  I use it every single day to see how […]

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How to Turn Your Blog Into A Platform, Tonight’s #Blogchat Topic!

February 16, 2014

Here’s the link to the transcript from tonight’s #Blogchat Tonight at #Blogchat (2-16-2014) we will discuss how to turn your blog into a platform for your ideas.  Many of us blog because we want to share our ideas and our voice with the world.  But if you are truly committed to having your ideas reach […]

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Tonight’s #Blogchat Topic is ‘Content Shock’ With Special Co-Host @TheSalesLion!

February 9, 2014

Here’s the transcript from tonight’s #Blogchat! Tonight (Feb. 9th, 2014), Marcus Sheridan, AKA @TheSalesLion will join us to discuss the idea of ‘Content Shock’ and whether or not it’s too late to start blogging.  You can read Marcus’ thoughts on ‘Content Shock‘ here.  One of the reasons why I wanted Marcus to co-host on this […]

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Is Your Blog Still Your Front Porch? Tonight’s #Blogchat Topic!

January 26, 2014

Here’s the transcript for tonight’s #Blogchat Tonight (Jan 26, 2014) we’ll discuss if your blog is still your front porch.  Recently, I went back through the archives of The Viral Garden, which was my blog before this one.  I started blogging there in 2006, before we all found Twitter or Facebook and years before there […]

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Amazing #Blogchat Stats From 2013

December 19, 2013

Thanks to Hashtracking I was able to track the #Blogchat stats for 2013, and came up with some pretty interesting results that I wanted to share with you. First, a caveat: Hashtracking switched me over from their account to an account just for me in February, so there’s a gap of 9 days where we […]

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Your 2,000 Word Guide to Building a Better Blog in 2014

December 12, 2013

This Sunday (12-15-2013) at #Blogchat we’ll be chatting about how to improve your blog in 2014.  As prep for that, I wanted to walk you through the process you need to use to talk your blog to the next level in 2014. First, start with where you are now.    Before you can move forward […]

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Blog Layout, Navigation Tips and Best Practices, Tonight’s #Blogchat Topic!

December 1, 2013

Here’s the transcript to tonight’s #Blogchat.  Click Transcript on the right. Tonight (12-1-2013) at 8pm Central, we’ll discuss how to organize and layout your blog at #Blogchat!  This is a very important topic because your blog’s layout and how you present your content has a very important impact on its success. To frame tonight’s conversation, […]

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Time’s Running Out to Land the #Blogchat Sponsorship in December

November 20, 2013

Hey y’all! I wanted to bring the #Blogchat sponsorship to your attention for a couple of reasons: 1 – December has 5 Sundays, so that means 5 #Blogchats.  So you are effectively getting 25% more #Blogchat for your money! 2 – Rates will increase by 33% starting in January.  Due to constant demand for sponsorships, […]

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Getting and Writing Guest Posts, Tonight’s #Blogchat Topic!

November 17, 2013

Here’s the transcript to tonight’s #Blogchat (Click on Transcript on the left) Tonight (November 17th, 2013) we’ll cover one of the most requested topics at #Blogchat, how to write and get Guest Posts!  #Blogchat is sponsored all month by Pencils.com, please follow them on Twitter and check out their blog! Here’s what we’ll cover tonight […]

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The Creative Process: How We Write Our Blog Posts is Tonight’s #Blogchat Topic!

November 10, 2013

Here’s the transcript from tonight’s #Blogchat, click Transcript on the left. Hey y’all!  Tonight (Nov. 11-2013) our #Blogchat topic is The Creative Process!  #Blogchat is sponsored this month by Pencils.com, please check out their selection of writing and drawing tools as well as their blog and please follow them on Twitter. I think tonight’s topic […]

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