Are you like me? Able to fret ages about what you should put in your introduction? Wondering what people need to read, before they will read the rest of your blog post? I found a simple solution to that and I am happy to share that with you here!
My blog is the beating heart of my website. Every week I post a new article and present it to my clients, fans and readers. I love doing this, spreading useful tips and tools, preferably the easy way. I call this the B.E.S.T. way: with as little Brain Activity, Energy, Stress and Time as possible! Continue reading
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
I remember how much time I sweated over writing the content for my first web site. I totally got my knickers in a twist about what to write, how to write it, what writing style to use, and it took me ages, every time. Continue reading
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
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
The year 2014 posed a major blog challenge for me. With all my blog targets for the new year still fresh in my mind and having plenty of motivation and energy to reach those targets, I had announced my plans for 2014 to the world… Continue reading
Interesting, isn’t it, how clients, prospects and total strangers can always ask surprising questions? Questions you never come up with, yourself? Does that sound familiar? This is why it would never have occurred to me that it might be a good idea to share how you start a new blog, a blog from scratch? Yet, I received this question a number of times recently, so here goes. My view on how to start your journey towards blogging success… Continue reading
How can you benefit from this topic on blogging? I would like to share with you how I feel and what my experience is. More importantly, to share how you can benefit from comments on your blog: Why would you even want comments on your blog? Continue reading