How Do I Start Building My Platform? #AskDenise

How Do I Start Building My Platform? #AskDenise

Over the last ten days or so, I’ve had conversations around the same question at least three times. With a friend, on a hangout with Jason Wiser, and in the 30 Day Online Visibility Challenge program … how do I start building my platform, a.k.a. audience?

Platform, audience, tribe, community, followers… without them, it’s nearly impossible to stand out and get your message heard.  Committing the time and effort to building your platform increases your visibility…guaranteed.  [Read more…]

2014 Year in Review – Top 11 Blog Posts

Yes, I gave in. Last night I was scanning my blog post stats from the past year and couldn’t help but create at list of the top 11 blog posts of 2014.

Why 11 and not 10? I like the odd number and it may stand out in the sea of Top 10 posts!

Posts are ranked based on average number of page views as well as total number of social shares. I’ve used List.ly to organize and display the list so it is easy to scan and looks pleasing to your eyes. [Read more…]

30 Day Online Visibility Challenge | How to Win A Copy of Seth Godin’s New Book!

Is 2015 the Year of Better Visibility and more business opportunities for you? If so, please read on… (scroll down to get the book give-away info!)

No matter how much visibility you have now, it could be better, right? This is something I feel quite urgent about, especially when I talk to entrepreneurs who are struggling to get on the radar of more people they can serve. Usually they’re not sure what to do so they don’t do much of anything. If that describes how you feel, the truth is that if you don’t address your visibility needs sooner rather than later, it’s going to continue to be a long, tough, uphill slog. 

But, it doesn’t have to be. [Read more…]

How to Stay Visible Online When You’re Having an Adventure Offline

Denise at the Taj MahalAs a solo or small business owner, it can be difficult to get away from your business.  You may feel guilty because generating income is solely your responsibility. Or you worry that people will forget you if you’re not showing up on social networks in your usual way.

I get it. I just spent two weeks in India and as a solo business owner, I had to decide if I would just disappear for awhile and not worry about it, or make a careful plan to stay visible online. I’m sure you can guess that I chose the later.

I developed a two-prong strategy for staying visible while I was on vacation. You can easily do this, too. [Read more…]

How to Plan and Create Captivating Visual Content | Adventures in Visibility with Peg Fitzpatrick

Peg Fitzpatrick on Adventures in VisibilityIn this episode of Adventures in Visibility, I’m pleased to welcome the fabulous and prolific Peg Fitzpatrick. Peg creates a phenomenal amount of content for her own blog as well as for guest posts and clients.

One of Peg’s talents is creating visual content and her posts always stand out as a result. On this show, we discuss the why and how of creating captivating visual content so your audience is compelled to click and share. [Read more…]