Why I Write – Then and Now

This is how you do it. You sit down at the keyboard and you put one word after another until it’s done. It's that easy, and that hard. Neil Gaiman

My good friend Toby Bloomberg went along with an invitation to play along on an ‘old fashioned’ blog meme or blog hop. As Toby says in her post Why I Write – Blog Hop “Old Fashion” Meme, blog memes were popular before blogs were social media. Those were the days my friends etc. I’m not […]

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Small Town Business Success…Cooly Rocks On!

Hotrods on display, Cooly Rocks On festival, 2013

A Don’t Give Up Story My friend Becky McCray, from Alva, Oklahoma is a great advocate for small towns. Living and working in the relatively small town of Tweed Heads (pop. 7,525) I love reading Becky’s Small Biz Survival stories about how communities can challenge and beat the odds of demographic changes and the relentless push of […]

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Business Blogging Favored by Marketers

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An Eye-opener on Attitudes to Business Blogging Here’s a paradox. When I speak to business owners about incorporating a blog or blogs in their social media strategy the response is, at best, polite but unengaged listening. That contrasts with the often quite animated discussions I get into about Facebook, Twitter and even LinkedIn (rarely YouTube, […]

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