Archives for March 2010

Re-capturing the Joy of Blogging

If you’re experiencing blogger’s block, chances are your blogging has stopped being fun. Whether your first blog post was great fun or a serious, perhaps gut-wrenching challenge – not everyone loves writing – if you kept going for more than a month or two you presumably were getting some joy out of it, on some […]

Looking for Conversations: LinkedIn Groups Part 2

So how did my LinkedIn search go for groups of home based professionals? This is a follow-on from my post yesterday, on looking for relevant online conversations, starting with the professional-focused networking site LinkedIn. On my first attempt to find groups via (as I recall) the search term “home based professionals” the result was some […]

Looking for Conversations: LinkedIn Groups Part 1

Story of Searching LinkedIn Groups for Interesting Conversations I don’t know whether it started, almost eleven years ago, with The Cluetrain Manifesto statement that “markets are conversations”, but the concept of listening to and then “participating in the conversation” has become part of standard advice to business owners and others wanting to get serious about […]

Free Membership Site Masterplan Report by Yaro Starak

Planning a membership site? Do yourself a big favor and get Yaro Starak’s Membership Site Masterplan report I’ve been working lately with a colleague on plans for a membership site and finding that there are some interesting challenges involved, so I was more open that I might have been when my partner Suzie encouraged me […]

Marketing to Boomers, the Inside Story

What’s Next Boomer Business Summit, Chicago, March 19, 2010 For the seventh year in a row, on March 19, leading experts on the “boomer and beyond” marketplace will gather for the What’s Next Boomer Business Summit. Boomers were born between 1946 and 1964 77 million baby boomers represent 28% of the U.S. population and account […]