4 Ways to Select the Right Passion to Pursue as a Blog

How do I discover my passion? For a few of us the answer is pretty obvious, but for others it feels like a mystery. After working with thousands of passion seekers, let me provide you with some clues that might help. 1. You’ll find your passion in what you already love to learn about. Our […]

The Deep Belief That Your Message is Needed in the World

Confidence comes when you have a deep belief that your message is needed in the world. Most Pro Bloggers passionately understand this truth. They understand it so deeply that their message is more important than their personal popularity. Confidence comes when you have a deep belief that your message is needed in the world. Click […]

How Becoming a Better Listener Makes You a Better Blogger

Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart, highly valued what people had to say. He once flew into Mt. Pleasant, Texas, and gave his copilot some unusual instructions. He asked him to meet him at a location over one hundred miles away. He then hopped into a Wal-Mart truck the rest of the way so he could […]

How to Create a Framework That Helps You Teach Your Passion

Do you have a clearly defined process that summarizes your teaching? As a thought leader/blogger, one of the best uses of your time is to come up with a framework that helps you teach your passion. A framework is a one-page roadmap that visually explains your simple step by step process. A framework is a one-page roadmap […]

5 Questions All Audiences Want to Know About You

5 questions all audiences want to know about you

While we advocate blogging your passion, the truth is your blog is not about you. It’s about who you are helping through your passion. It’s about making a difference in the lives of other through the talent, skill and experience you have. It’s a critical point you shouldn’t miss. The Questions Your Audience is Asking […]

5 Ways People Learn from You

If you’re a blogger, you’re in the information expert empire. This took awhile for me to fully embrace. Early on in my blogging journey, my highest aspiration was to earn money online and remain anonymous behind the scenes. I finally began to realize I was serving no one with this strategy including myself. If you […]

The 72 Most Tweetable Moments of the Platform Conference

I just recently returned from the Platform Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It was an amazing time of connecting with other passionate bloggers and learning at the feet of those I most admire. There was so much wisdom shared at this conference I decided to share it with you in an easy, digestible format. Below […]

5 Reasons I Switched to Get Response Email List Building Service

My GetResponse Review

How would you feel if you spent several years blogging and collecting thousands of email addresses only to have them all hijacked for a few days? To make things worse, you have no customer support phone number to call to sort things out. This is what happened to a good blogger friend of mine with […]

6 Ways to Build Trust and Community on Your Blog

6 Ways to Build Trust and Community with Your Blog

As a blogger, how do you build trust with your audience? Is it even all that important to do so? In the great book 5 Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni talks about the need of the leader to demonstrate vulnerability first in order to build trust. He says: “The most important action that a […]