Thanks Lisa, Or How Far Kind Gestures Go

I was having the second of two really crappy bad days in a row. Then Lisa Byrne (who does awesome things, including Social Zest & DC Event Junkie) sent these flowers over to brighten my day. The card was also signed by pal Shashi Bellamkonda, and on behalf of the rest of the team I usually work with over at Network Solutions.

Now, this was a lovely gesture, no matter how you look at it. But it was exceptionally so because – yesterday was one of those days where I really needed someone to just acknowledge that what I do isn’t just a job to me, or how I get food on the table for myself and my family. I have other talents and abilities – there’s a lot of ways I could just make this whole thing about money and just be done with it.

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Where to Get the “How to Increase Traffic to Your Website” Tweetchat Recap

This past July, I was honored to be Network Solution’s featured guest at their monthly Tweetchat. the topic was “How to Increase Traffic to Your Website”. If you were unable to attend (or didn’t know me back then), you should know that there’s a recap of the event available from their site.

It includes my Top 10 Tips for Generating Web Traffic. Here they are, to give you a taste.

(Before reading them, you should know that I subscribe to the philosophy that Traffic Generation isn’t rocket science. It may be complex to execute at times, and it’s far from easy to do, or everyone would do it., But as far as the processes themselves, it’s pretty simple.) Continue reading “Where to Get the “How to Increase Traffic to Your Website” Tweetchat Recap”