How Blogging Turned a Foodie into a Food Professional

During a recent mini cruise on the Queen Mary 2 ,I was delighted to meet the fellow blogger and Cunard guest Christina Soong. Not only because she’s lovely in every way but because she also has a great blogging success story to share. So, of course, I begged, groveled and pleaded until she kindly agreed …

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Important Legal Advice for Small Business Owners

I’m a big fan of Chris Guillebeau’s products, in particular the Empire Builder Kit which teaches you how to build a meaningful lifestyle business in one year and really helped me improve and hone my own business marketing strategy.

So I know Chris’s brand new product the Unconventional Guide to Law and Order will be a great resource, both for new business owners who are just getting started, and for people who’ve been running their own business for a while.

We business owners all need to stay on the right side of the law and while I’m sure that you and me are the ethical type, the kind of people who want to and try to do things by the book, there’s an awful lot to learn about business law. The fact is that there are a lot of potential for mistakes  to be made when it comes to business land law and some of those mistakes could cost you a lot of money.

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Will You Make this Blogging Mistake?

The road to blogging success is strewn with abandoned blogs. Most bloggers quit blogging after three months yet the benefits of blogging are rarely seen for the first six to twelve months of blogging.

So why do most bloggers quit too early? And what can be done to motivate or inspire bloggers to keep blogging long-term until they see the rewards?

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Are You Guilty of Ego-based Blogging?

You may have noticed that I’ve slowed down with updates to Successful Blogging recently. Partly because I have a lot of client work to do but also because I’ve suffered from depression so I’m using any free time to nurture and learn about myself. Not forgetting going to see a shrink which is probably overdue by several decades.

It’s hard to know when and how to tell people the truth about yourself  but this is my truth and, although it’s not pretty, it’s okay. I’m might be depressed but you’d never know if you hadn’t read it here. I’m still writing daily, haven’t missed a week in my 52 Exercises Quest over on Get In the Hot Spot and love talking to people.

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