Author Archives: Saskia van de Riet

Silly thoughts

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You may well feel you’re the only one in your field who doesn’t have a blog. And that this makes you feel silly. Well, so long as you feel silly, your blog won’t happen. Why? Putting yourself down isn’t going to get you into the right frame of mind to put your valuable content into a nice, pleasant, value-packed blog post… is it? Continue reading

Stop the structure struggle

 

How do you structure a blog post?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions I get time and time again. And I want to help you with that as clearly as I can in this post. And don’t worry, lots of entrepreneurs struggle with structuring. You’re not alone and it is easy to fix, once you know how. Let’s start cooking! Continue reading

Treat your blog like a super source

 

I love sharing with you what I have learned. If there anything I have learned from all my years of business blogging, it is that your blog is a Super Source. I’d love to tell you about this, because I never see this posted anywhere about blogging. And when I speak about your blog as a super source, I speak about impact! How does it feel for you to have real impact on people, organisations, groups, businesses, and on the way we think? That’s just amazing, isn’t it? Continue reading

7 blogging mistakes you want to avoid

 

Let me share with you what has been part of my journey: in 2003 I started to blog as a freelance translator. I knew nothing about marketing. I had never heard of target audience, and I most certainly had never given any thought to who my ideal readers could be. All I knew was that I had a unique combination of experience, knowledge and style, as a construction engineer and translator Dutch & English. That is what I wanted to blog about. So I did 🙂  Continue reading

Clear Your Blog Fog

 

What is Blog Fog?

Clarity is King. Blog Fog will stand in the way. When you are not entirely clear what your main purpose of your blog is, then you have a problem. Why? Well, not only will wil show in what you write, how you write, what topics you will cover, and slow you down. You won’t connect with your readers, your content will be safe but superficial. Continue reading