How often should you blog? Finding your perfect blogging routine

I've been experimenting lately. I can't seem to find the right answer to the question; how often should you blog? I've been writing every day for several years, that's not it. The quality of what I write is not always good; I've started writing first drafts for all my blog posts. This takes a lot more time, but hopefully the structure of the posts … [Read more...]

Writing First Drafts for Successful Blog Posts

I don’t always write a draft for a blog post. It depends. Sometimes, I publish it as soon as I finish the last sentence. Sometimes, I publish it without reading it a second time. I’ve published many posts without reading the post at all. I’ve just been writing, and hit publish when I felt it was the right thing to do. I need to focus, and I need to … [Read more...]

Pinterest marketing strategy

I've been speaking to a group of people about traffic. I've told them different ways to get it, and different ways to create a marketing strategy. One man started asking questions about Pinterest. I wanted to tell him that I do have an account on Pinterest (@berget). But, that's about it. I don't have a Pinterest marketing strategy. In fact, I … [Read more...]

Conversions in Google Analytics

I don't spend much time analyzing statistics anymore. I use Quill Engage for almost everything I need in Google Analytics. I receive a weekly and monthly report, and it takes me no more than 5 minutes to read and understand it. But, one thing I'm still doing, is to track conversions in Google Analytics. What is a conversion? The short version is … [Read more...]

Simple is beautiful

I still don't understand why. They told me the reason. But, I'm still questioning every word. I've been out walking; surrounded by darkness, now, standing across the street, watching a fake deer.   You need this; we know how it's done. It'll work. I never heard the words; we promise. If I'd heard it, I would have said no immediately. … [Read more...]