Right now, I'm sitting at my computer in my home office. Next to my laptop are a few items that I have decorated my desk with. Each item gives me some kind of inspiration, motivation, or just comfort. I have a globe, a small Buddha statue, and vintage figures of both Luke Skywalker and Godzilla.… Continue reading Loss, Grief, and Moving Forward When You Don’t Feel Ready.
As a freelance writer, I do a lot of web content and marketing copy, things like that. Occasionally, I have time to work on passion projects. Below is one that came together over the course of a few years as I added little bits at a time. This poetry collection is like a time capsule… Continue reading Have You Read This Yet?
Branding is one of the most crucial aspects of a career as a freelancer. Even mega-corporations can't ignore the importance of building a strong brand image. When establishing a freelancing career, you have to build name recognition that associates you with quality work and builds trust with potential clients. You could brand your own name… Continue reading Branding as a Freelancer
A high-quality real estate bio can make a huge difference in your career. Here's why.
What is Social Media Marketing? Social media marketing is essential to modern business. In the past, when we thought of marketing, we might think of billboards and magazine advertisements. Today, it's all about Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, etc. Why? Because modern marketing strategies are not about throwing ads at people but rather, they are about engagement.… Continue reading Social Media Marketing: Get Social and Get Results!
Marketing in 2022 is as important as ever. In some ways, it may be even more significant. If you are trying to start a new business or helping your existing business recover after taking a hit during the pandemic, strong marketing is a necessity. In 2022, we find ourselves in a new world. Some of… Continue reading Marketing in 2022: It’s time to sharpen your skills.
I don't know about you, but in my part of the world, it's a gloomy, rainy cold day. These are the days that a motivation boost can be much needed. I've found that the best way to get out of a rut and into the game is to look at actions instead of circumstances. I'll… Continue reading Take Action and Excede Your Goals
As humans, we work really hard to avoid discomfort. Unfortunately, staying in our comfort zone can actually make life harder in the long run. The important thing to remember is that your comfort zone is about keeping you where you are. If you stay where you are, you will never get where you want to… Continue reading Is Your Comfort Zone Holding You Back?
Wynne Leon is an extremely insightful writer. She hits the nail on the head once again sharing some great information about the benefits of blogging.
“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” – Pablo Picasso
I have just passed the milestone of posting to this blog 300 days in a row. Writing a blog has been so personally gratifying to me, mostly because of the community of friendship and support I feel with fellow bloggers on this journey.
So I looked around for studies about blogs and found some interesting conclusions that come from a paper published by the Canadian Center of Science Education. The paper entitled The Effectiveness of Using Online Blogging for Students’ Individual and Group Writing studied a students who were learning English as a Foreign Language. Studying their writing styles before and after a 14-week period of blogging, here are some of the key take-aways that caught my eye:
- Not only do learners better improve their writing…
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Success is something we all strive for in varying degrees. It might be success in business. It might be more of a personal or spiritual sense of accomplishment. It could be a lot of things, but we have to ask, what is the success we seek, and how do we get there? Success can mean… Continue reading What is Your Personal Success and How do You Achieve it?