Tag: Blog Posts

Blogging: Pick a topic and an audience

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What should you blog about? The standard advice is to “blog about something you love.” That can be good advice but not all by itself. Great business blogs build on more than just a love of topic. Pick a business topic you love and can be expert on. I love lots of things that I love but shouldn’t blog  »  Read More

Blogging: Advice for a new blogger

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Will Hodges asked me if I had any advice for a new blogger. I didn’t then, but I will when this post is done. Here are some snippets of advice in no particular order. Take the time to do things right It will probably take you some time to discover what works for you. You’ll develop a distinctive voice  »  Read More

When the post fights you

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Sometimes the post fights you Blog posts are like living things. Sometimes they do exactly what you want, but sometimes they don’t. Sometimes the blog post you planned doesn’t seem to want to jump out of your head and on to the page. It’s like the post is fighting you. Let the post have its way When the  »  Read More

Blogging: By your content they shall know you

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I’ve never met Harold Jarche. I’ve talked on the phone with Mary Jo Asmus and Steve Roesler, but I’ve never met them in person. I know them because I read their blogs. Your content is you I know those people through their blog posts. I know what they think. I know something about their personalities. I  »  Read More

Blogging: A good example of a post on a current event

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Full disclosure. Rod Santomassimo is a friend and a client. That’s why I read his blog even though I’m not in commercial real estate. Which is why I saw Rod’s March 25, 2014 post titled “Hey Duke -You Can’t Simply Show Up Anymore.” Lots of us do posts where we react to current events. When  »  Read More

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