Why Facebook blogging works for small business – car repairs

Why Facebook blogging works for small business - car repairs

“The taxi driver was back on the road working again within 2 hours.”

Blogging for business on Facebook is becoming a favored way of keeping in touch with your customers, especially as – depending on what business you’re in – it’s relatively easy to find them on Facebook and get a good conversation going.

Facebook blogging, or “Faceblogging” as perhaps we should call it, has a number of benefits. [Continue reading]

The Bagpiper’s story – be prepared to cry (laughing)

A bit of Canadian folklore as shared by my cousin Alyson, who had the genetic misfortune to inherit the same sense of humor as mine… And of course, in honor of today’s Burns’ Night – that great Scottish festival also celebrated across the many communities of Scottish descent all over Canada…(Original author unknown.)

The bagpiper's story - be prepared to cry (laughing)The Bagpiper’s Story

Time is like a river. You cannot touch the water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of life.

As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. [Continue reading]

Beating writer’s block – 10 Quick Tips

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In this 10 Quick Tips we look at writer's block and how to get around it...click on the links, too, for some further tips both from Suze and also from Lucy McCarraher's excellent series on here, "How To Write Fiction Without The Fuss." … [Continue reading]

How to survive a media interview – how to handle yourself

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If you have read the previous two articles in this series - on why do media interviews in the first place and how to familiarize yourself with the genre - you should be about ready to get in there and go on air! Here are some tips on how to handle … [Continue reading]

Business writing – presumptions versus assertions

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Here is an email I received recently from my Canadian-based friend and speaker coach Tsufit, that really struck a chord with me. In the following few sentences she captures an important point about how you phrase things that can transform a … [Continue reading]

A few words of wisdom for prospective parents…

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Here's some sage advice for anyone thinking of starting a family sometime soon... First, some key questions... Q: Should I have a baby after 35? A: No, 35 children is enough. … [Continue reading]