When I posted this post a couple weeks ago, I struck a nerve. By that I really mean the post got a handful more Twitter shares than usual, which I found interesting and warranted some digging. Here’s the thing: “Authenticity” has become a toxic word. It’s so over-used and it’s so mis-used that it’s easy to dismiss.…… Continue reading OK, then. So, what IS authenticity?
Do you want to grow your influence and command bigger marketing campaigns? That seems to be driving many bloggers these days. Bigger audience = bigger influencer = bigger payday. Of course, the difficult piece of that equation is the bigger audience one, but it somehow gets overlooked for quick tips and tricks on monetization. I…… Continue reading How to Be a Better Blogger in 3 Simple Steps
How often have you, as a blogger, been told to write authentically? How frequently have you read the advice to be authentic and your audience will find you? Sure, you should absolutely write authentically. Yes, if you are authentic, the right people will find you. But… How do you do that? How do you write…… Continue reading 5 Steps to More Authentic Writing
I’ve attended all but one of the annual BlogPaws conferences (darn chemo ruined my perfect record), and this year’s was a remarkable experience. They’re all wonderful, of course, but this was the first year I got to speak. That’s me. Speaking. I need a haircut. Anyway, it was an absolute pleasure to chat about authenticity…… Continue reading BlogPaws 2015 and eBook News!