How to Become a Forbes Writer

Content Generation
7 Steps to Get an Article on Forbes Start with a love for writing Write a Lot Read a Lot of Forbes Posts Collaborate and Develop Relationships with other Forbes Contributors Choose a Focus Prepare for Pitching Know what to expect   The in-depth awesome article where this information is expanded upon is found on the incredible Josh Steimle's Site here.
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How To Turn Your Blog Into an Income Source

Speaking
The key to turning your established blog into an income generating tool is in traffic. Traffic comes from engagement and getting the word out about your blog in many different ways. Do people like to visit and read your content? How many unique visitors do you have on you blog every month? If you have over 25000 unique visitors per month, logistically, you are in the perfect position to turn your blog into an income machine. Ideas: Become a partner in some of the blogger networks out there. Not great money, but $$ are $$. If not, you can do sponsored posts, adsense, sell ad space, affiliate links, sell products, and more. If your content is that good, sell the content to people who would use it in their business,…
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9 Places News Comes From in Your Business

Content Generation, Media Relations, Speaking
There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. Oscar Wilde. Aѕ a ѕmаll buѕіnеѕѕ owner, you рrоbаblу devote ѕоmе tіmе perusing the FB , New York Times, Fast Company, and other рublісаtіоnѕ lооkіng for thе lаtеѕt buѕіnеѕѕ news that may іmрасt on уоur own organization. Hоw many times hаvе you run асrоѕѕ an аrtісlе that tаlkеd аbоut a nеwѕ еvеnt аt оnе оf your competitors? Oddѕ аrе, thе рареr didn't ѕеnd a rероrtеr tо find оut thаt уоur competitor juѕt ореnеd a new branch office; уоur соmреtіtоr mоѕt likely sent a wеll-сrаftеd press rеlеаѕе tо land thаt соvеrаgе. As a small business owner, Ezralea Robbins, CEO and master mind behind Mountainside Spa, wasn’t sure where to start when…
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11 Step Simple PR Hack for Small Business Owners

Content Generation, Speaking
Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity. ~weil I am so guilty of this one... sitting in front of the computer screen, wanting to say something relevant to the land beyond called "Online", say something to inspire, to share what was happening in my business life, to connect with people. Instead of saying something intelligent, I say something really dumb just to say something, and then wonder why people didn't like or comment on my post. As I started to experiment with client work and content efforts for my own enterprise, I learned a few things. Making content is shit work if you don't do it this way. You may as well do it this way so people start talking about you and how cool you are. When…
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6 Social Media Tips That Will Improve Your Marketing

Marketing
These are like the 6 simplest social media hacks for small businesses, especially if you live in Small Lake City, I mean Salt Lake City and you are trying to do social media marketing for your small business. Read about Twitter hacks including this from @GaryVee A Get more YouTube Subscriber Hack 5 steps to help you stay on top of the ever changing FB guidelines, and why you need an address on here Read the entire article about these simple marketing tips on Fast Company.
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