Do You Repurpose Your Content?

Repurposing is taking an existing piece of content and communicating your ideas in different ways using different media (i.e. SlideShare, infographic, podcasts) to deliver the same message from several different angles. Not all content should be repurposed though. You should stick to your core message that's not time sensitive. read more >

Are You Using Social Media to Drive Traffic to Your Blog?

Let's face it, one of the reasons you have a blog is to get your message out to as many people you can who share the same interests. Doesn't it make sense then to use other social media tools to drive people to your site and increase engagement? I recently read a guest post in ProBlogger by David Cowling, that outlines some great ways to capitalize on other social media outlets.Here are some highlights: read more >

Build a Genuine Relationship with Professional Tradesmen

My blog focuses on helping manufacturers better communicate with contractors and professional tradesmen. We have three challenges: 1) identify our audience, 2) give them meaningful content, and 3) keep them coming back. One of the most important things I try to communicate is that to be successful, you must be able to engage and have a genuine relationship with your reader.read more >