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Official Introduce Yourself Thread #5 Belew 288 7 daysSusanDay (1999): @diane4321 It's great to meet you. Do you journal your thoughts and ideas?
​10​ REAL​ benefits to upgrade to Teacher Belew 14 1 monthBelew (11665): 22 new students starting on the 29th!
10 REAL benefits to upgrade to Student Level Belew 13 1 monthBelew (11665): 22 new students starting on the 29th!
PLEASE READ: Why I Created This Forum Belew 73 9 monthsJodiC (1): Thanks for the invite. I am very new to all of this. I am excited to see what happens!
Have you seen the 15 MOST READ forum threads Belew 23 1 yearBelew (11665): If there were more of me ... I'd update this more often. Wait! There is more of me ... Stella!
Call for magazine articles SusanDay 4 3 hoursgspieler (475): Ha! I've gotten two responses from the list that said they were pitching you. This is great. So glad it is getting attention.
Question about an abandoned blog vicky4227 3 15 hoursvicky4227 (22): Thanks for your response. So if I feed the blog enough content from now till the next three months I should see a significant rise in organic traffic. Well, I guess I am on track then. Thanks @Rev.
Australia Post Take Two SusanDay 31 1 dayDansCartoons (292): Here is a "for instance" example of one web site that uses my daily cartoon: and when you're on that page, click my daily'll see something happen....(don't worry, it won't embed anything on your computer, lol!)
Cloud Hosting - What the??? SusanDay 9 3 daystienny (646): @Rev What do you mean? Do you mean there are many ways to earn a living or storing own data?
Wondering Why You Need to Self Host? SusanDay 12 5 daystienny (646): @Rev Thanks for giving the overall picture. I like GoDaddy’s customer service experiences. They have Singapore number. Thus it is likened to make local calls. I have been calling them and I like the experiences they give.
Spam messages from wordpress contact form tienny 3 6 daystienny (646): @Steve Thank you! Will do it. Do you have any recommendation for the captcha plugin that you think best?
Numbers or consistency? BKatt 14 6 daysSusanDay (1999): @BKatt I have two sites - one I posted 3 x a day for six months, the other 6 x a day for five months. That was nearly three years ago. I dropped posting down to two or three times a day, then once a day, and now one of the sites only gets one post a week; the other one a day. All those posts I put up are my little soldiers working away to get lots of attention. I know this because even though I have dropped the number of posts dramatically the...
Do 300 or 400 word post still rank on Google vicky4227 10 7 daysIamstevenb (55): I put your website back on my bookmark's bar. Your website looks great.
Plz! Somebody Stop Me from My New Plan ... Belew 9 7 daysBelew (11665): @Rev Excellent advice from the voice of experience.
Dead around here Steve 16 7 daysRev (5365): Like a Cheshire cat!?! :)
No WiFi signal, no nothing Belew 4 7 daysRev (5365): @Belew Sometimes live is good. Sometimes recording is better.
Blogging on Steriods SusanDay 9 7 daysSusanDay (1999): @vicky4227 Thank you! I'm almost done!
Is SEO work on previous posts worth it? BKatt 4 10 daysBKatt (28): I am using Yoast... as best I know how at this point. I usually tweak their snippets. I also add a title and description in the WP dashboard below. And I edit the permalink per suggestions in my thread about categories, tags, etc.
224 Characteristics REAL Influencer / Mentor Belew 96 11 daysBelew (11665): An influencer: 210. Can change the mind of learned people. 211. Ultimate define modern civilization (ultra advanced!) 212. Silences others with his/her own rhetoric. 213. Offers unique, even ground-breaking application of the tried and true. 214. Attracts a large following during and after his/her lifetime. 215. Draws the attention of the powerful during his/her day. 216. Showed signs of wrestling with the learned people of his/her day when...
Categories, Tags and Description BKatt 17 18 daysRev (5365): While categories do play a role in SEO, especially if you set them to be part of the permalink, they are primarily for helping produce a favorable user experience (UX). From this perspective you generally want one category designated for each post. There will be some exceptions to this "rule" but only when a post clearly and distinctly speaks to 2 or more categories. In that case you might first consider breaking the post up into as...
Network Operation Center phani22 1 18 daysphani22 (1): A network operations center (NOC) is pronounced like the word “knock”, also it also known as a "network management center”. It is monitor, maintains and control with telecommunication network management. It may also include management of telecommunications and satellites. Some organizations operate multiple NOCs. They may all monitor the same network to provide redundancy, in case one goes down, or each may monitor a part of a large...
A new magazine for authors - enthralled? SusanDay 10 19 daysSusanDay (1999): @Belew Thank you - it has been a fun project, but yes hours and hours of work
Going Facebook LIVE Today 1/21 11:45 am PT Belew 5 23 daysRev (5365): @DangerMan How can the movie be "award winning" and "coming soon"? Doesn't it actually have to be here to win awards?
How Do You Handle Guest Post Requests? Belew 3 27 daysBelew (11665): @SusanDay These folks want to pay me. Do you charge or just accept?
Facebook Advertising... Rev 14 27 daysBelew (11665): right the other Wednesday. tomorrow.. urrghhh...
share your experiences with YouTube live Belew 1 28 daysBelew (11665): Has anybody used YouTube live? For what? How' that work for you? I hate YouTube. Once I am there I need a crowbar and a tow truck to get me off it.
How Can I Turn the World Off When I Can't? Belew 18 29 daystienny (646): @gspieler Thanks for sharing your article on productivity. Do you mind to share how your timer looks like? Thanks.
Let's Discuss: Referrals -Giving & Receiving TParker 12 1 monthRev (5365): Another good form of engagement.
Facebook Boosts and stats gspieler 5 1 monthBelew (11665): @gspieler Congrats on figuring out what works for you and building your audience. Find a good strategy to stay engaged with them and it'll grow more.
How do I improve my online reach w Facebook? jmolan 22 1 monthjmolan (478): Funny Bill (or maybe not) I'm not sure The original filling out of the ad said goals? Page visits, Likes, etc. You can see the two colored line, the short piece on the end is what FB got me, the rest is just good sharing and...
What to do when you 1st enter a forum phani22 2 1 monthBelew (11665): @phani22 Welcome! How can we help?
What's the Best Publisher sans agent? jmolan 16 1 monthgspieler (475): @Belew: You are very funny. Here is how it goes for most authors. We are responsible for cashing the check. I really don't care that I didn't make a lot of money on the book. It has served me very well. I learned early on not to expect to get rich writing a book...for most of us. We'll see what happens. In terms of the movie stuff, I had excellent representation. My agent has a contract with a major entertainment law firm in Los Angeles. I...
Looking Forward to Learning From the Forum CurtNeff 4 1 monthSusanDay (1999): @CurtNeff it's great to meet you. Sounds like you are doing amazing work. What do you hope to learn from the forum?
Jill Dearing Beckmann's Introduction jillbeckmann 3 1 monthBelew (11665): @jillbeckmann Welcome, Jill! So glad to have you here!
Boosting posts on Facebook gspieler 19 1 monthBelew (11665): @jmolan Good morning! There's a LOT that looks like it works. A little that actually does. I am always skeptical of someone who has done one thing well - sold their widget for example - who is now an expert on how to sell widget. Sure they did it. But can they do it again? If so, then why not keep selling their widget? Why are they suddenly widget sales experts? I have dozens ... more actually - of firsthand case studies in multiple...
Trapped In A Box? Rev 13 2 monthsSusanDay (1999): @Rev Looks great. There are no social share buttons on the page - is that deliberate? I'd like to share it for you. I also love the images down the side of the page. What benefit does that add to the page?
Hero or Guide BKatt 9 2 monthsRev (5365): @Jonnner Hey! Glad to see you back.
Happy New Year morrnel 12 2 monthsmorrnel (697): My first reaction was What about the other eleven months?
Happy New Year 2018 Rev 4 2 monthsjmolan (478):
Book Ads jmolan 19 2 monthsBelew (11665): @jmolan Lemme know when/if you are in SF for any length of time. We can get together and tell lies to each other.
Social Media - A Powerful Marketing Tool Rev 4 2 monthsBelew (11665): @Rev ... still waiting on you.
What Happens If Massively Unfollow Twitter Belew 123 2 monthsFrugalTravelsNepal (88): One would think that someone who got their first 10k or 45k would understand about content. I have to admit that I have given in to the political stuff sometimes, but what I tweet is about Nepal and humanitarian issues and travel. I just started using this free website, Now, suddenly, I got +30 followers overnight. I think I was following too many dead wood, but I'd been trying to keep it clean by using
Must I have a website/domain host? julesthoughts 4 2 monthsRev (5365): @julesthoughts I take it from what you said that you have a blog site on That is a great place to start and, for many, a great place to stay. Should you ever decide to move to a self-hosted WordPress site, moving your content is a breeze. As Bill said, you really can't do business from the free WordPress blog site. It's against their rules and just difficult to do. They offer (overpriced) upgrades that will let you add business...
Office space...head space? jmolan 4 2 monthsBKatt (28): @jmolan Several possibilities come to mind: 1) Home Is the challenge at home the noise or that you don't have a dedicated area to work? If you have a dedicated area where you can close the door, but you are being distracted by the noise, then active noise reduction headphones may be a solution. I use the Bose headphones. They are pricey, but the active noise cancellation and the music of your choice can virtually eliminate all...
What's better - a review or an article? SusanDay 26 2 monthstienny (646): @SusanDay That is not what I meant. Someone offers to help me to improve my wording. She shares how it helps her son to brush her teeth. Currently, I just send her a word file to ask for her testimonials. So I feel lost on how to go about it.
Beginning Questions for New Business Blogger BKatt 11 2 monthsBKatt (28): Thanks @Rev for the reminder to update my profile and for generously sharing your PDF! Already, it has answered several questions I haven't thought to ask yet.
Online Magazine Ideas? SusanDay 17 2 monthsSusanDay (1999): @Rev Thanks! I'll take you up on your promise in the new year.
Kids are staying younger longer Belew 8 2 monthsSusanDay (1999): @Rev me too!
Testimonial or review of my book? tienny 10 2 monthstienny (646): @gspieler Do you mean to give specific questions for them to answer?
Healthcare Technical Writer Needed lunar_ranger 4 2 monthsSusanDay (1999): So true!