Creating Your Blogging Voice

When you launched your blog, did you develop a plan first, or did you just dive in? Although it may be easier just to start writing, you need to decide on a number of factors, including the voice of your blog. A good blog needs a clear and consistent voice that is communicated on every page. Consistency helps you create a brand…

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My Photography Life in 2019 and Plans for 2020

I haven’t blogged about my photography hobby since the end of 2017, so I’ll start by bringing you up to date. I participated in 52Frames throughout 2018, but skipped a couple of weeks when my husband was in the hospital, so I missed out becoming a “Weekly Warrior” (what they call someone who has posted 52 weeks in a row)….

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My Reading Life in 2019 and Plans for 2020

One of my favorite year-end activities is looking back at the books I’ve read over the past 12 months, and Goodreads makes this pretty easy. I wanted to tell you which title was my favorite, but it’s too hard, so here are my top five, in no particular order: For more details, I invite you to check out My Year…

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Set Your Compass to Reach Your Goals for the New Year

With the new year less than three weeks away, it’s time to reflect on your successes and failures from 2019 and set new goals for 2020! A couple of years ago I learned about YearCompass, a fabulous free resource to facilitate this process. Before that I found the whole process of figuring out how I did with my goals and…

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Writing a Powerful Call to Action

Today, I’m going to talk about one of the most important steps in creating content, which is writing a strong Call to Action. And when I say “talk about” I mean that literally, because I actually have a video for you! It’s from a Facebook Live I did a couple of years ago, but the information is just as valuable…

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A Website Makeover for one of Canada’s Top Resume Writers

Do you find it difficult to toot your own horn? I didn’t think I did, but I’ve been promising a “recent project showcase” to my newsletter subscribers for a couple of months now yet have been holding back for some reason. Not wanting to break my word, I’ve bit the bullet and am thrilled to share this with you today….

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Photography + Productivity = Perfection

If we’re connected on social media, you’ve probably noticed that I’m an avid photographer. A big part of digital photography takes place in the editing process, after the image has been captured, and I enjoy trying out different apps to see how they can make a ho-hum photo into a good one, or a good photo into a great one….

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Do you need a Website Care Plan?

Since I became Care Plans Certified and introduced my Website Care Plans, dozens of smart business owners have chosen me as their Website Manager. Not one of them has to worry about things like WordPress updates, discontinued plugins or other security threats, because they’ve left it all in my capable hands. This means that they can devote their time and…

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