Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Infographics Course Is Coming Soon, but First…

I’m finally getting closer to finishing my course on how anyone can create their own infographics. As far as I know, it’s the first and only one of its kind. It will be geared toward bloggers but will also apply to anyone else interested in creating their own infographics. There will be lots of text, […]

May 26th, 2011|

Adventure, 24 Hours Without Sleep, and My New Social Media Strategies

This post is about how I like to disappear into the mountains for days at a time and then reemerge with amazing ideas to help grow my blog and my business. It’s also about a particular handful of amazing ideas that I emerged from the Grand Canyon with last week.

But first, let me back up a bit and give you a bit of history of why I do this kind of thing.

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May 23rd, 2011|

The Cure for Serial Blogging, or How I Almost Lost $1,099

I’m a serial blogger. I just love the process of starting up a new blog and getting it going. Sometimes things go well and everything works out, but more often than not, I get bored or frustrated and quit the new blog.

This is a tale of two blogs that I’ve been involved with recently and why they both failed to even get off the ground.

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May 19th, 2011|

Why You *Already* Have a Money-Making eBook

Tristan’s note: This is a guest post from Steve Scott. Steve is awesome. He’s legit. He’s smart. He makes his living selling ebooks, and I actively read his blog. You should definitely check it out after you read this post and leave an amazing comment. Oh, and be sure to read my comment below (it’s the first one).

I follow a simple mantra: “If you have a blog, you have an eBook.”

This is an important phrase for any blogger who wants to make money.  I feel you already have the seeds to success.  All you have to do is turn existing content into a profitable income stream.

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May 16th, 2011|

Why and How All Bloggers Should Be Using Pinterest (Pinterest Invites)

Pinterest is a new-ish, free site/service/social network that lets you save (or “pin”) images that you like and save them all in one place. I’ve been playing with it for a couple weeks now and not only is it a lot of fun, but it’s potentially a great new social tool for bloggers and businesses to help you connect with people and drive traffic back to your blog or website.

May 12th, 2011|

3 Blog Posts We All See Way, Waaay, Waaaaay too Often

This blog post is pretty much just me ranting about stuff that I’m tired of reading on other blogs. I invite you to join with me in ranting. It feels good. Trust me.

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May 9th, 2011|

How to Easily Turn a Blog Post into a PDF eBook

I often like to turn my long blog posts into free, printable PDF ebooks. I think it’s good to give my readers the option to print them out for future reference or save them to their computer to read later.

After spending 7 hours writing my last blog post, I really didn’t want to spend any more time turning it into an ebook. But then I stumbled on a super easy way to convert my blog posts into nice PDF ebooks in literally about 15 seconds.

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May 5th, 2011|