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7 Steps to Create a Podcast in Less Than a Week

7 Steps to Create a Podcast in Less Than a Week

In the last couple of years, podcasting has gone from a niche hobby and cottage industry for a select few industry experts to a soon to be booming digital juggernaut. Smart phones make it easier than ever to listen to podcasts and the last decade or so of development...

Trust Your To Do List eBook – 30 More Tips

Trust Your To Do List eBook – 30 More Tips

A few months ago I wrote a blog post about how to trust your to do list and get more done on a daily basis. It’s a fundamental problem that I don’t feel enough productivity books truly address, and one of the reasons that it took me so long to get to where I am in...

23 Ways to Be a More Efficient Writer

23 Ways to Be a More Efficient Writer

At the core of any website, product, eBook, promotional campaign, or advertisement is a good writer. Someone who can spin a good yarn and create content that engages and encourages. But writing takes time. Even if you style yourself a fantastic writer, it takes a long...

5 Tips to Resurrect a Dead or Dying Company Blog

5 Tips to Resurrect a Dead or Dying Company Blog

A friend of mine called last week with a question. Having recently started a new job for a small publishing company, he was tasked with resurrecting the company’s long dead blog. His boss rightly noted that it was a good way to engage with readers and prospective...

How to Ghoswrite and Manage a Blog

How to Ghoswrite and Manage a Blog

I was at a conference a couple months ago and met a fellow who was investing in online resources. His day job was in real estate and, as is the case with many real estate investors, the next big frontier was online. When I told him some of what I do, he was...

Five Zen Hobbies to Clear Your Mind After Work

Five Zen Hobbies to Clear Your Mind After Work

When you work at home, you inhabit the same space for both work and relaxation (plus everything in between), so it can be hard at times to separate the two. There are quite a few things you can do to help - from carving out a space in the house for your office to...

The Risks of Writing What You Love

The Risks of Writing What You Love

It’s a thrilling experience. You’re browsing job listings on Elance or Odesk and all of a sudden, you see the perfect job. It’s as if the job poster KNEW you would be looking at these listings today. You not only have experience on that topic, you have been writing...

5 Most Effective Types of Blog Posts

5 Most Effective Types of Blog Posts

I’ve been writing for and managing blogs of various sizes for more than 6 years. This blog is almost 7 years old and has nearly 500 posts, and that’s only a small percentage of the thousands of blog posts I’ve written for clients over the years. That means I get to...