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Archives for November 2010

Work on Your Branding

One of the things I work on with my mentoring and consulting clients is their “Brand”. Having that outside viewpoint and guidance can help them get to a stronger point than trying to struggle alone. It is difficult to be objective about ourselves. What, though is a strong brand? How do we create one? Do […]

Threadless Review

I have finally managed to start unboxing all our collected shipping container cruft that recently arrived from England and this book from Threadless was right at the top. If you don’t know Threadless then you should have a browse around their site.  It is a real treat just to explore, even if you do not […]

Start Creating Killer Content

You know you need great content in order to succeed at blogging, but how do you keep coming up with interesting and useful ideas? How do you keep your blog content compelling over the long haul? Darren Rowse and I have put together a brand new short online course called Creating Killer Content for your Blog […]

Interview with Julien Smith on Fear

Fear is a huge deal in our lives sometimes. It can stop us making progress. I recently had an email conversation with Julien Smith, one half of Trust Agents and all round cool dude. We talked about fear and how to manage it. He had some wise words for us: Chris: In your blog you […]

How to Get Started Video Blogging

Lots of people have been asking me about video recently. Partly because I am pretty vocal on Twitter about finding it difficult but keep doing it anyway, and partly because I have been encouraging my clients to do more of it. If it is so hard, why do some people make it look easy? And […]

Achieve more, beat procrastination, make more money

I asked my Authority Blogger course members what they would most like to achieve. A whole bunch of great replies came back, so I thought I would ask on Twitter too. Same result. The answer came back loud and clear – most of all you would like to Make more progress against your goals, Have […]

How to Start a Blog the Right Way

Have you noticed I have been a bit quiet lately? There are two reasons. The first, of course, is that I have been moving country. These things tend to constrain your time a little … I can happily say I am typing this from our rental home in Canada 🙂 Today’s post is about the […]