DIY Digital #8: LinkedIn As a Traffic Source

DIY Digital #8: LinkedIn As a Traffic Source

LinkedIn As a Traffic Source | DIY Digital Ep 8 Learn more at http://diydigital.info/etm Want to learn how to use LinkedIn to build your email list, get more traffic to your website, increase your professional authority, and more? Then watch this episode of DIY Digital where we discuss the process that David is currently using to do all of the above. Please like &...

Learning something new

The video below is a great example of how we learn, or unlearn, things. In learning a new technology it seems we have to UNLEARN what we have been doing for so long.  If you are frustrated that everyone wants you to jump into using an online calendar, but you are used to your trusty old day planner it is understandable. While the video below isn’t about technology, it is about the reality of unlearning the way you have always done something.    I LOVE the three things he lists of as what he has learned:  Welders are mostly smarter than engineers. Knowledge does not equal understanding. Truth is truth no matter what I think about it. Please like &...
Words Matter

Words Matter

We all see the posts about proper spelling and proper grammar, but how often do we see articles about choosing your words carefully? Think about it, how many times have you seen something scroll across your newsfeed and you have the urge to post some funny comment. Most times it is harmless, but every so often what you thought was funny someone will take offense to. This doesn’t just apply to your standard comments either. Just the other day I saw a contact share a blog posting that had a title that totally turned me off. It could have been the best most eloquently written article in the world, but because of the title, I had no interest in reading it. Granted sometimes we go for the shock factor, but know when you are looking to shock and how to get that across in your title. Here are a few things to think about when you use any sort of social media platform: 1. Chose your article/blog titles carefully If you don’t want to turn off your target audience make sure you really think about your title. 2. Don’t use Social Media as your sounding board We don’t care that someone wronged you. We do care about how you learned from the situation and what words of wisdom you can share with us. 3. Think before you post Think about how you would react to the comment you are about to post. If you are writing about a recent situation, think about how the other party would react if they read it. Re-read, think, and if you doubt the...