There are a number of platforms and tools you need to utilize to help grow your blog or online business. In fact, I give you over 200 of them in my free resource library! But, all of these tools and resources can seem a little overwhelming if taken all at once. In this post I’m […]
At the end of last year, I did something I’ve never done before for my blog. As you know, I’ve been blogging for a number of years now but I do have a confession to make. My blog planning typically sucks. Unfortunately, my content too often reflects that fact. I post erratically and sometimes miss long periods of […]
In this episode of Streaming Stephens, I give you a behind the scenes look at my home studio (as it stands in its current infancy). In particular, I’m giving you a look at the new softbox lights I ordered for the studio. You’ll also get a quick glimpse at the podcast equipment – which I […]
Finding statistics and research for blog posts can be a pain in the ass One of the most important tasks for bloggers is to publish content that is not only of high quality but also factually accurate. A recent study found that 58% of marketers said, “original written content” is the most important type of content, […]
On May 19th Adobe launched a new suite of apps called Adobe Spark. The combination of tools allows you to quickly and efficiently create beautiful graphics whether on your mobile device or your laptop. It’s a powerful suite of tools that I’m just starting to scratch the surface on but I’m already in love with […]
I’m getting ready to get serious about my online business and launch a course for those that are serious about blogging and the opportunities out there to not only follow their passion but make some money on the side as well. So, one of the initial strategies I wanted to employ was to engage with early […]
Does It Make Sense to Remove Dates From Your Blog Posts? I recently decided to remove dates from my blog posts. Why? Well, for many reasons.
6 Steps (And a Ton of Tips) to Clean Up Your Blog and Online Platform I’m sure you’ve seen that show Hoarders, right? An hour long journey into hell where people are living with literal garbage from years gone by. Burying themselves with stuff they’ve gathered and stored while adding, even more, trash each day.
One of the first things you are told when you start your blog is to start building your email list. For a new blogger, this can sometimes equate to being told to solve Einstein’s theory of relativity. Your mind is already full of blog content ideas and other to-dos, who has time to think about […]
Tools to Quickly and Easily Make Sure Your Blog Content Measures Up to Your Audience’s Expectations…and Doesn’t Make You Look Like an Ass I just finished helping my youngest daughter with her English paper. She’s in the 8th grade and taking an Honors English class (definitely didn’t get it from me).