business buzz 4-9-11

A weekly roundup of craft, design, and business related news and links.

One of the best ways to find an audience outside your circle is to guest blog. Guest Blogging Opportunities And 5 Ways to Find Them gives you some ideas to find new opportunities.  I would also recommend HARO and Blogger Linkup.

How One Woman Photographer Started Her Own Street Team – A post describing how one woman convinced others to market for her.

15 Blogger Resources Not Previously Featured on ProBlogger – Some great sites that help you with HTML, color schemes, broadcasting, when to tweet, etc. (Also another place to find guest blog posts)

Networking is an essential part of every business, that doesn’t mean you feel comfortable doing it.  Essential Tips: Take The Fear Out Of Networking helps you find ways to make it less scary.

26 Ways to Engage With Customers Using Video – An A-Z guide to enhance client communication and collaboration, and help support and drive new business using video.

Quick Blog Fixes – It’s April and time to Spring Clean on your blog.

4 SEO Mistakes That are Easy to Fix – Some quick and easy ways to make your blog/site more searchable.

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  1. Suzie says

    Please help. I am a retired teacher and have been crafting all my life.
    I do not know the first thing to do to start a blog.
    I paint, sell jewelry, my husband crafts shell lamps and I paint them.
    Please advise my as to the first step in starting a blog and where.
    Thank You Very Much, Suzie
    PS We need the $$ as my hubby has been unemployed since October.

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