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How To Host A Blog Challenge…Lessons Learned

Earlier this year readers of Better Business Better Life participated in the Small Business Olympics and Blogging Olympic challenges. Having the group all working together on various challenges was great fun and helped each person generate quality content for their brands.

As host of the challenges it was a fantastic learning experience with lots of takeaways to consider and implement in the future. The challenges also generated increased traffic for the blog and more than doubled subscribers to the Better Business Better Life Legends List.

“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself. ”  Eleanor Roosevelt

In the interest of shared learning and helping you avoid my mistakes let’s explore what worked, what didn’t work and what I’d do differently in the future. Continue Reading

7 Lessons In 13 Months Blogging

When you are just starting out as a blogger it can all seem so confusing and totally overwhelming. Plugins, tags, SEO, editorial calendars – what’s that all about? Backup Buddy, Aksimet, WP Biographia, Link Within, Add New Default Avatar PRO, Shareaholic, Google Analyticator…. Your head is ready to EXPLODE. Once you’ve been blogging for a… Continue Reading

The Ultimate Blog Challenge Results

I didn’t announce here but I recently signed up to participate in the January 2012 Ultimate Blog Challenge.  The aim is to post every day for the 31 days of January. THE RESULT: I stank. I managed a measly nine posts for the month. (This is the most posts in a month over Better Business… Continue Reading