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Day 9 of the Blog-a-Thon

Not just for a blog, but any social media. Content will provide your audience a reason to keep reading, to keep clicking and to return to your page.

Here’s a video of @CC-Chapman promoting his book.  Hope it inspires you to keep working on your blogs and to find your own definition of content.

 Day 8 of the Blog-a-Thon

Ever feel like you should be able to do something. That You KNOW it is possible, yet no matter how hard you try, it just doesn’t work for you?

Just ask

I have a friend, Kimberly Delcoco,  who reminds me to do this often.

In working on my blog I came across a video I wanted to share and share my thoughts about. I tried and tried to embed this video. I looked for known issues and resolutions. I spent a ton of time looking for an answer.

All along, I knew my answer meant asking for help, and I don’t like to ask for help.  (I did ask for help from @eppand)  But you know in life, we are surrounded by people, some of whom are smarter than us and some who just excel in different areas of knowledge than us.

We forget that they have abilities and skills that might just be able to save us hours of frustration.  Very often people like to know that their particular skill set is needed and useful. So next time you are beating your head against the computer… don’t forget to ask. (Even asking people you don’t know. This is a great example of a way to use twitter to learn. )

What have you needed help with but were afraid to ask?

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