How to Make Sure Your Online Messages Live in All Customer Conversations

May 1, 2014

Note from Mack: This is a sponsored post from Jim Karrh, as part of his #Blogchat sponsorship for April.  You can learn more about Jim at his site and also check out his blog, Managing the Message.   “There’s no consistency in what our people are saying to customers. It seems like everyone is just […]

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Here’s the Four Blogs We Will Review on Sunday at #Blogchat

April 18, 2014

Thanks to everyone that submitted their blog to be reviewed!  On Sunday we’ll be reviewing 4 blogs during #Blogchat, one every 15 mins.  Here are the four blogs we’ll be covering, and the order in which we’ll be covering them: 1 – Janice Person – A Colorful Adventure.  Here’s what Janice said about her blog: […]

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Want to Have #Blogchat Review Your Blog?

April 16, 2014

This Sunday we’ll be doing Blog Reviews again, which is one of the most popular #Blogchat topics ever.  The way it works is that every 15 minutes we’ll review a different blog submitted by a #Blogchat member.  The #Blogchat community will tell you what they like, what they dislike, and give you advice on how […]

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All #Blogchat Topics and the Sponsor For April Plus Blog Reviews!

April 5, 2014

I’m thrilled to announce that Karrh & Associates will be sponsoring #Blogchat in April! Karrh & Associates is run by my friend Jim Karrh who I’ve known since my early blogging days.  Please check out Jim’s site and blog to learn more about his marketing, training and consulting services. And we’ve got a pretty solid […]

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The Art and Science of Blogging With John Wall at #Blogchat!

March 8, 2014

Here’s the transcript for this #Blogchat with John. I’m excited to announce that John Wall will be sponsoring the next two weeks of #Blogchat on 3-9-2014 and 3-16-2014!  For John’s sponsorship, he’s come up with a pretty cool two weeks of blogging topics. Over the next two weeks John will teach us about The Art […]

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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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