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2012: My Year in Review

Productivityist by Mike Vardy Start Here Archives Store Contact 2012: My Year in Review Posted on 12/30/2012 // Leave a Comment Last year I offered up a year in review post , and i’m doing it again this year. What else did I do in 2012? How did 2012 treat you? will turn 38. Including writing. will write a song. Not so much.

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How to Stop Writing Boring Blog Posts

Men With Pens

It’s been done tens of millions of time: a blog post is written. Because of the glut of so many posts, blog posts have become boring.

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Why You Should Ditch Your Blogging Schedule

Men With Pens

After all, the advice made sense: Have a blogging schedule, and stick to it. We were all new to this blogging thing. Better Blogging

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The 6-Step Process to Turn Ideas into Published Blog Posts

Men With Pens

You have a great idea for a blog post – and that’s a good start. Fit into one blog post. With your blog posts, you’re on your own.

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Blog Post Ideas: 3 Simple Strategies for Creating 3 New Blog Posts Every Week

Office Organization Success

Having a blog is an excellent marketing tool for a solo service business owner. But They simply don’t know what to write about (writer’s block).

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2012 – The Aftermath

Brilliantly Better

I know I already sketched the most important things I did in 2012, but, following the tradition on this post I’ll do an aftermath too. Technically, this post is written in the last hours of 2012, but I decided to publish it in the very first hour of 2013, for beauty reasons. Blogging Business Personal Development 2012 aftermath

30 Things I Did In 2012

Brilliantly Better

Although, technically, we still have 2 more weeks until the end of the year, I decided to publish this blog post right now. know many things can (and, according to my schedule, will) happen in the next two weeks, but I needed a time and place for this blog post. Blogging Personal Development 2012 life

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2011 Survey Results: Solopreneurs Are Optimistic About 2012, Despite Challenges

The Solopreneur Life

S olopreneurs are optimistic about 2012, even as they face challenges with cash flow, time management, marketing, and other aspects of their solo businesses. Solopreneurs have high hopes for 2012; 53 percent of those surveyed said they expect a revenue increase of 20 percent or more in 2012. Revenue Expectations for 2012.

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9 Clever Writing Tricks to Supercharge Your Blog Posts

Men With Pens

Before we get into those 9 tricks, though, here’s the why behind it: Fully-engaged readers are more likely to remember your blog posts.

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4 Reasons Why Your Blog Sucks

Men With Pens

The other day a friend mentioned he had started a blog as a way to earn some money on the side. Better BloggingSafety. Why does it work?

2012 31

Awesome Resource I'm Using to Write More on My Blog

Productive & Organized

have also heard from clients that would like to try some new things on their blog, but don't know how to introduce it to their audience.

2012 39

Top 5 Tips for London 2012

The Small Business Blog

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. The London Olympics are expected to cause travel chaos for small businesses and the general public this Summer. Make sure that all your vital journeys are well planned in advance and that…

2012 16

How to Boost Your Blogging Game with Digital Flipbooks

Men With Pens

It’s inevitable that when you’ve been blogging for a while, eventually your subscriber numbers are going to hit a slump. They were new. Uniflip.

2012 30

7 Gratitude Secrets Every Pessimist Should Know

Dumb Little Man

Bryce is a Blogger/Marketer for a career happiness blog called Careertopia. If there was ever a time in history to be a pessimist, it’s today.

2012 143

22 Secrets to Discovering Your Dream and Living It

Dumb Little Man

That could be collecting comic books, reading about history, programming Linux utilities, writing on your blog, writing poetry, cooking, whatever.

2012 152

5 Ways I Stopped Depriving Myself of Sleep

Dumb Little Man

2012). I used to stay up really late knowing I had to get up early. Sound familiar? Aware of my bad habit, I felt trapped, powerless. 2010).

2012 117

Small Business Blogging Declines

Small Business Labs

500 companies blogging declined in 2011. 500 blogged.   While blogging is down, social media usage is up. So why are fewer small businesses blogging?  Based on our research the reasons are: Blogging is hard and takes a lot of time. Most small businesses fail to see a solid ROI from blogging.

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Stop Being Offended Today: The Cure For Everything That Irritates You

Dumb Little Man

There is an epidemic spreading across the world. And I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we’re all carriers of the disease. And don’t worry.

2012 137

How to Cast a Spell Cast On Your Next Blog Post

Men With Pens

It lets you cast a spell that makes folk soak up each word on your blog. And one-syllable words make blog posts a breeze to read.

2012 37

What to Do When You Hate Your Blog

Men With Pens

Years ago, I started this blog with a pretty big mission in mind: to help you succeed. My blog became popular. In public on my blog?

2012 31

Six Simple Steps to Better Time Management

Dumb Little Man

Being able to manage your own time is a crucial skill in the workplace. Poor time management can be at the root of many problems.

2012 134

7 Simple Ways to Never Be Happy

Dumb Little Man

It’s not possible that you as an individual could ever start that blog to change the world. Keep everything to theory. In Conclusion.

2012 132

One Uncomfortable Difference Between Successful and Unsuccessful People

Dumb Little Man

If you have a blog, start interviewing people, start a podcast and at some point, have your own webinars on the topic you are good at. wouldn't!

2012 139

How to Find Time for What Really Matters

Dumb Little Man

Do you ever feel as though weeks, months, even years, are going past, without you making any real progress in your life? The solution?

2012 141

11 Underrated Ways to Improve Your Sleep and Get You Focused, Happy and Massively Productive

Dumb Little Man

Most of us think we’re getting enough sleep when really, we aren’t. Are you one of those statistics? Late at night is a definite no-no.

2012 142

How to Turn Your Ideas into Life Changing Actions

Dumb Little Man

If you’re like me (and most people on the planet), you have plenty of ideas that could potentially change your life dramatically.

2012 140

Social CRM: An Idea Whose Time has Come?

Customers Rock!

When not blogging, on Twitter, or on Facebook, she is marketing WikiThreads , her small business featuring Dallas t-shirts and logo embroidery.

2012 132

How to Get Your Blog Back On Track

Men With Pens

Let’s talk about your blog. Writing a blog post shouldn’t take days. One good blog post? Better BloggingForgotten.

2012 28

The 5 Commandments for Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Dumb Little Man

I know a lot of people who would give anything to get more done and in less time. This stressful existence isn't the answer. Unplug at home.

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5 Quotes from Marcus Aurelius on Developing an Invincible Attitude

Dumb Little Man

His blog, Motivated Mastery , is about reinventing yourself to abandon self-defeat and live up to your true potential. The sensation is natural.

2012 120

Do You Recognize These 7 Tricks Your Mind Is Playing on You?

Dumb Little Man

By now you may have absorbed countless personal development books, videos, or blogs. So, you want to change your life and be happier?

2012 123

8 Out of the Ordinary Approaches to Defeating Your Food Cravings

Dumb Little Man

Kerri shares recipes, blogs and Health Coaching info on her site Eat Real. Has a gnawing, insatiable want hijacked your healthy eating plan?

2012 133

10 Quick Ways to Give Yourself a Motivational Boost

Dumb Little Man

Everyone has trouble with motivation. Sometimes you need to get something done, but it just isn't happening. That's when you need a motivational boost.

2012 119

Do You Have Too Many Goals? Here's How to Prioritize Them

Dumb Little Man

How many goals are you chasing right now? There's a good chance that you've got too many. It's up to you what counts as a "goal". Smallest goal first.

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Have You Found Your Calling in Life?

Dumb Little Man

When I ran the the travel blog I was working on, with the exception of meetings I had to attend every few weeks, I rarely saw it as work.

2012 122

3 Facts About Life Every Grown-Up Should Know And Live By

Dumb Little Man

To find out more, go to her blog at A Life on Your Terms and download her exclusive members-only Life Lovers Guide to the Galaxy. think not.

2012 110

Five Surefire Ways to Kill Your Marriage

Dumb Little Man

Her blog, My Intercontinental Life , is focused around living a purposeful, free, healthy and passionate life. Well no, it won’t.

2012 122

Six Simple Ways to Reduce Your Stress Levels

Dumb Little Man

She blogs about writing on her site,, and has a free ebook "How to Find Time For Your Writing" available when you join her writing newsletter here. Do you ever feel stressed? It’s a silly question, I know! For most of us, it’s not a realistic prospect to avoid stressful situations altogether. Almost certainly not.

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14 Action Inducing Lessons from Benjamin Franklin

Dumb Little Man

Her blog offers inspiring tips on writing, career change and personal development. Benjamin Franklin was a man of action. Over his lifetime, his curiosity and passion fueled a diverse range of interests. His inventions included the lightning rod, bifocals and the Franklin stove. Talk is cheap. Think like a boy scout.

2012 119

July Freebies And Promotions – 2012 Edition

Brilliantly Better

Blogging Digital Tools freebies How To Self-Publish iAdd natural productivity promotions wpsumoIt’s summer, it’s the middle of the year and everybody thinks at holiday right now. Your truly included. So, instead of exploring some new personal development territories, I decided today to take a break.

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