10 Reasons You Should Have a Company Blog

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Are blogs just for the big brands, or do they have benefits for you? Here’s a look at 10 reasons it makes sense for your company to be blogging! 1. SEO Say you’re a new restaurant in town—by blogging regularly about community and about your cuisine, you increase the ways you can be picked up … [Read more]

Is Your Online Reputation Being Left to Chance?

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Business owners can usually tell when something is wrong. Among the telltale signs is a drop off in business, employees suffering from low morale, and the competition growing by leaps and bounds. So, do you ever stop and wonder if business owners care about their online reputations? Should they care about them to the extent … [Read more]

The Top 10 Funniest Podcasts


Not only are podcasts a great source of information, they also provide lots of entertainment options. I wanted to share with you the top 10 funniest podcasts out there, so I went to comedian Jordan Cooper of Blenderhead Media to get his recommendations on the best comedy podcasts. Here’s Jordan’s take: 1. Bill Burr’s Monday … [Read more]

Is Your Body Image Secretly Crushing Your Blogging Career?


Raise your hands: Who wants to be an uber successful content creator? I am going to go wild and guess your hand shot up like a rocket. Yours and those of thousands of other content creators in the online business world. Competition? You bet. In order to stand out from the crowd, you’ll have to … [Read more]

Technology and Medicine [Infographic]

We all know technology is changing our world, but have you ever thought of using it to take care of your own healthcare needs? Believe it or not, lots of apps are in the marketplace to help you do your own medical diagnosis. And, according to statistics, technology may be able to replace up to … [Read more]

Ten Reasons Your Blog Needs a Podcast

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Okay, I have to admit it: After attending NMX 2013, I kind of want to start a podcast. About what, I don’t know, but the podcaster presence there rocked, and the Podcast Awards was one of my favorite parts of the whole show. I’ve been involved in podcasts in the past, but I never realized … [Read more]

Why Your Blog NEEDS to be Different: Tips from Patrice Yursik at NMX

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“Strong, original, consistent content is your surest way to build a big brand from your little blog.” – Patrice Yursik At NMX 2013, Patrice Yursik (a.k.a. Afrobella) spoke about one of the biggest challenges for bloggers: How to take your little blog to the next level where you’re actually a big brand. Patrice has serves … [Read more]

Online Membership Communities: Success is About Service

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Recently, NMX launched a brand new online membership site, NMX University. Premium members have access to our 2013 Virtual Ticket through NMX University, but there is also a basic membership area of the site where people can access a handful of virtual sessions, our library of ebooks, and other content for free. Yours truly is … [Read more]

How to Create Podcast Artwork – and Why it Needs to Be Good


You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, and you shouldn’t just a podcast by its artwork—but you know what we do all the time? We judge books by their covers and podcasts by their artwork. We judge websites by their visuals before we start reading their content and we judge podcasts by the artwork that we are presented with in the iTunes podcast directory, the Zune marketplace, in our mobile podcast apps, and everywhere else podcasts live. Make yours good.

Dana White Shares Social Media Success Secrets at NMX

I have to admit: when I heard that Dana White would be keynoting at NMX 2013, my initial thought was, “Who?” Our co-founders, Rick Calvert and Dave Cynkin, were extremely excited, both being huge UFC fans. But as someone who is not into UFC or other fighting sports, the name was not familiar to me. … [Read more]