Archives for February 2010

Responding to Offers of Books to Review

Why I don’t instantly say yes please when offered books to review I love books. I love talking about books I enjoy. I don’t really love reviewing books, although I’m pretty sure that in doing so I learn more about the subject than on a more casual, less accountable reading. But lately I seem to […]

What is the Best Duration for a Podcast?

Invitation to participate in a short survey to help with podcast planning I’ve put together a short survey (see below), designed to elicit some views and advice on what would be the best time duration for my podcast show on BlogTalkRadio, Des Walsh & Friends. I’ve been sticking to a thirty minute duration, but am […]

Shirley George Frazier, Solo Marketing Specialist

A recent guest on my Des Walsh & Friends program on BlogTalkRadio, Shirley George Frazier, shared valuable insights and tips on marketing and business generally. Shirley is a Solo Marketing Specialist, Best-Selling Author and Professional Speaker. Shirley is recognized worldwide as one of the foremost experts on marketing strategies for small businesses and independent owners […]

Live Networking is a Valuable Part of Working From Home

Networking breakfast at the beach and an interview with a champion networker Just a week ago today I had a reminder that, while it’s great to connect with colleagues and customers globally, via the Web, it’s also very healthy for business to go to live events. Just before Christmas, at a local Chamber of Commerce […]

Why Move from Blogger to a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog?

For business blogs, the Blogger and WordPress.com sites leave much to be desired People just getting into blogging for business will often start with a Blogger site or sometimes with a WordPress.com site. In this post I go over some reasons why I recommend against using Blogger or WordPress.com, as far as business blogging is […]