Tag: Making Money

3/14/14: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

  |   Better Writing

You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Every week I point you to one or two pieces that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. This week I’m pointing you to  »  Read More

Business blogging benefits even if you never get a new client

  |   Better Blogging

Harold Jarche says that his business would not exist without his blog. Other bloggers sell products through their blogs. With them, it’s easy to understand the business benefits of blogging. But what if you’re like Mary Jo Asmus who doesn’t sell product on her blog and has only gotten one new client in  »  Read More

Is blogging good for your business?

  |   Better Blogging

Will a blog bring you new, profitable business?  If you listen to Harold Jarche, the answer to that question is a resounding “Yes!” “My business would not exist without my blog. Period. Note that I live in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada; population 5,000. I am 1,000 km away from the closest  »  Read More

Making Sense of Books on Social Media

  |   Profit

If you want to promote yourself and your book today, you have to use social media. That’s good advice, except it’s long on the big picture and short on the details. So you’ve probably thought about buying a book to help you figure it all out. Remember that all books about social media suffer from two  »  Read More

Best sellers that aren’t on any list

  |   Profit

Some of the world’s bestselling books aren’t on any “best seller” list and aren’t ranked on Amazon. All they are is profitable. In the early 1970s a trade magazine publishing house started selling a book I wrote for them through their magazines and direct mail. They sold that book for thirty  »  Read More

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