Why Your Blog Post Didn’t Get Read

By Janice Hostager You have a great idea for a blog post, spend hours writing your masterpiece, only to publish it…and hear crickets. Does this sound familiar? I suspect every blogger has had that experience at some point in time. I know I have. And it’s pretty discouraging. Actually, I would say it’s downright painful. So…

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12 Good Reasons Your Business Should Blog

By Janice Hostager If you don’t have a blog for your business, you may want to seriously consider starting one. Below are 12 blogging payoffs for a small amount of effort on your part.  It could be one of your most effective marketing tools. 1. It will help your SEO As a web site owner,…

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How To Take Charge of your Content

Happy new year! Can you believe another year is gone already? I always enjoy the beginning of a new year. It give me a chance to think about ways I could improve, and start with a fresh, clean slate. The same is true of my business. I finally have a little time to organize my…

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Blogging Checklist: A Guide for Busy Bloggers

It’s always been my goal to have blog posts done weeks in advance.  In fact, I have “content production day” written on my calendar each month when I fully intend to write a month’s worth of articles.  That hasn’t helped me too much. Here I sit,  watching the snow fall (it’s Wisconsin in December, after…

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