It’s A Great Day To Start Something Big

Inspiration: It's a Great Day

This year is the first time in my life I’m using the start of the new year as a milestone to reinvent my life. After a sobering disastrous 2014 I let myself fall down a nasty spirally rut of negativism. It’s amazing what few negative thoughts, repeated, can have us believe. Yet I could not More…

How Far Can You Go?

T S Eliot Inspirational Quote About Risk

How do you know if you have a little more left in you? You push harder. How can you tell if “you’ve gone too far”? Something breaks. Therein lies the conundrum: fear of breaking something –a bone, equipment, emotionally– can stop us one step short of our greatest successes. But we don’t always break. We’re, More…

What is SEO?

What Is SEO meme

If I can help it, this is the last time I write about what is SEO and what it means for small business. Why? because the conversation about SEO (for Search Engine Optimization) has been the single most irritating one I’ve been forced to have in my many years as an online marketing consultant. Why More…

Gustave Flaubert On Being Orderly

Gustave Flaubert Quote About Being Orderly

The horribly misnamed “conventional wisdom” dictates creative work, or the creative worker, is inevitably disorganized. It’s widely accepted superstition. True, creative work can be chaotic, but organization is what allows us to deliver. Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work” – Gustave Flaubert Read More…

Make Blogging Easier With This FREE Editorial Calendar on Podio

Podio FREE Editorial Calendar blog

Blogging can be crazy time consuming. Even if you’re a prolific writer, keeping track of all the ideas, tasks, files, references, etc. can be daunting. For all its promise of bringing a brighter future, blogging can be a lot of grunt work. Which is why you want to have a system to make that grunt More…