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Split Testing: 3 Tricks to Try on Your Blog

(Adapted from my upcoming book, “Blogging with Purpose.”) Split testing is one way to see how a certain idea or concept will best attract traffic to your blog and engage your audience. There are a few ways you can approach this, and here are three to try: A/B Title Testing. Try publishing one post more than […]

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5 Easy Hacks for Better Video Conferencing

Whether you work from home or not, you’re probably using video conferencing in some aspect of your professional life. Personally, I use it for a mix of trainings and meetings I lead, meetings I attend and professional development opportunities offered by others. The more time I spend on camera and observing others on camera, the more […]

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A Shot of Career Adrenaline from Network Marketing

I signed up as an independent contractor with a network marketing company to support a friend. I’d been resisting pitches to get involved with Multi-Level-Marketing, or Network Marketing, companies most of my adult life, but the incentive of getting a decent discount on skin care products I actually liked softened my resolve last August. Originally, my […]

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The Currency of Appreciation in Business

I suspect you’ve heard that lack of appreciation is a top reason for people leaving marriages. (If not, Google “marriage+appreciation” for more articles including this fact than you’ll have time to read in a lifetime.) And perhaps you’re familiar with Dale Carnegie’s number one principle for being a leader- “Begin with praise and honest appreciation.” […]

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I did a webinar on monetizing your web presence for Megatrax!

Are you interested in monetizing your web presence?

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Just Launched: CoveredCallAcademy.com

I’m so excited to get to share another site I’ve been working on, which launched this week: the new CoveredCallAcademy.com.

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Just Updated: AlagiriLaw.com

I’m so excited to get to share the new AlagiriLaw.com!

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Imagining a Target Audience in Practice: A Sample from Kendra Cannoy

Thank you to Kendra Cannoy for doing the target audience exercise I outlined!

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Just Updated: Pacific Health Perspectives (formerly CS in SoCal)

I’m so excited to get to share another site I’ve been working on, which launched this week: the new Pacific Health Perspectives. This sleek and professional site, like mine, is built in WordPress, which means it’s extremely user friendly and works great as a blog or as a portfolio. If you’re looking for a new website […]

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Best Practices for Republishing Someone Else’s Work

Here’s my guide for republishing someone else’s work.