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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 […]

What Makes Real Blogging Success?

What makes a successful blog? What makes a successful blogger? I have been reflecting on these questions as I start planning out the next stage of my Authority Blogger course. It’s important to me that people get real results, and honestly the only way I can do that is by basing my advice on what […]

Building Credibility – The Value Shift

It’s Blogworld coming up in a few days. Another big conference with busy halls, packed sessions, and loud parties. That might sound like heaven or hell to you, and believe me I understand both perspectives. I am doing up to six sessions this year. Around six more than my nerves are built to take. You […]

Is it Time for a Work Detox?

Have you noticed how most of your day goes to stuff that is not related to what is really important? I am not even talking about the obvious things like dealing with spam, hanging out in Twitter, and people hanging on the telephone too long. There are lots of things that demand our time and […]

Wishlist Member Live

I wanted to tell you about an exciting new event I am a part of and make sure you had all the info before the early-bird deadline, October 1st. The event is Wishlist Member Live. It has been put together by the folks behind the fantastic “Wishlist Member” WordPress membership plugin that I use to […]

Bloggers Mean Business

Here we go again. Another week, another “revolution”, another “rebel” stirrs things up. To paraphrase a line from a movie … “He’s not a rebel, he is a very naughty boy.” Ideas should be free, says the latest link-bait, attack-post, call-to-arms, etc. Whatever. It seems even in 2010 there are still people out there who […]

Is This Why Your Sales Suck?

Are you wondering how you can get more people to visit your site or buy what you are selling? People often ask me why some people can get a lot of traffic or business while others struggle along with what seems like the scraps from the table. Why can “over night success” stories break through […]