Technology

January 7, 2009

Blogging and Group Coaching Work Hand in Hand

Wouldn't you like to know how blogging and group coaching work hand in hand?

I read an amazing post about blogging by new media expert and well-known blogger, Chris Brogan.  I've been actively blogging less than a year so I'm kinda new to blogging.  The post made me think about how blogging can be leveraged as a key element of bringing your group coaching program to life.  Blogging gives you a great forum for potential clients to experience your style.  You also get to share glimpses into your group coaching program so people gain a sense of your knowledge and expertise.  How kewl is that?!

Read this excerpt from Chris' blog post so you can learn the a few new blogging secrets too:

"Starter Moves

  1. An intriguing title goes a long way towards getting people to the blog. Failing that, posts with numbers seem to work. Especially weird or odd numbers. 27 is odd.
  2. A picture per blog post has been my trick for a while. It draws your eye, whether or not you want it to. We’re wired for it. I use Flickr Creative Commons photos to do that. (Make sure you give them adequate credit. I show that in this post, too.)
  3. Did you ever notice most of my posts open by asking a question? That’s a secret. When I do that, you stop and think about the question. But more importantly, it shifts your mind to the “what’s in it for me” sphere that you started reading from in the first place. Make sense?
  4. Break things up visually. Notice that I have an H3 tag (html speak) title repeating the top title, and that I’m using a list to give your eye some natural “chunking.” Go back and read cafe-shaped conversations for an example.
  5. Oh, maybe I should’ve started the post by saying that it helps if you write something useful for people. People want posts they can use to improve themselves or their business." Read the whole post

Chris goes on to say brevity rules!  He always provides lots of really great content and wise advice. Every blogger has something that makes them unique in the way they approach blogging.  What your biggest blogging secret and why? How are you using this secret hand in hand with your group coaching program?

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January 6, 2009

What Social Media Tactics Keep Leesa Barnes Guessing?

My friend, Leesa Barnes, is considered a social media expert.

She's written a book, has been nominated for social media awards and continues to influence many with her ideas.

But, I have a secret to share with you…Leesa doesn't "get" social bookmarking, a social media strategy.

I'm serious.

Here's a social media expert who doesn't quite understand how social bookmarking can boost your business.

So, Leesa has invited Maria Reyes-McDavis aka the Web Success Diva to present on this very topic at the 2009 Social Media Telesummit.  Checkout all the details

Maria will share with you how to use social bookmarking to:

* How to implement a social bookmarking strategy for your blog and/or website that will save you time, effort, and headaches

* What social booking is and why you should even care

* The #1 mistake to avoid in your social bookmarking strategy that could cost you your reputation and online rankings

Maria's session is just one of the many sessions you'll hear at the 2009 Social Media Telesummit, an 8 day virtual event taking place entirely over the phone from January 21-30, 2009.

Hurry! There are only 247 seats available and once the sessions start on January 21st, the doors close.

Grab your seat NOW

Did you know I'm going to be at the 2009 Social Media Telesummit?  That's right!  I'm talking about how to fill your group coaching programs using social media.  How kewl is that?!  What would you like to learn about social media and why? Do tell.

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July 17, 2008

Technology Talk: Walk the DIY Walk with Ease

What does it cost you everyday to fight with your technology tools?

Does your struggle leave you overwhelmed and beaten?

What would it mean to you to spend two hours to ADD sizzle to your Facebook profile?

How much more productive would your day be if you understood how to make your WordPress blog shine?  

I'm the DIY Queen when it comes to technology.  I'm walking through technology and I want you to come along!

You get the Open Microphone treatment to ask questions about how-to DO-IT-YOURSELF:

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You're invited to this F*REE Webinar
Friday, July 18th at 3 pm
Register:   https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/582683473
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We'll stop when we stop (up to two hours) so you feel confident and sure about how to do more to support yourself in business.

The webinar will be recorded so definitely sign-up NOW!!

Featured Tools:
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, FrontPage (HTML)
Word Press
Web Hosting Platforms

I hear from someone EVERYDAY asking me how to do this or that.  I've decided to help as many people as possible END the DIY struggle and get back to what you really love.

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Register NOW: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/582683473
Friday, July 18th at 3 pm Eastern
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Featured Tools:
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, FrontPage
Word Press
Web Hosting Platforms
What's it worth to you to get the DIY help you need from someone who knows?!

PRICELESS, right!

Put on your learning cap and let's walk the technology walk together.

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