Posts by Yvonne DiVita

  • Conferences and Training Events – A Quick How-to Guide

    Principles of Politeness in Social Media

    When I was a budding entrepreneur, oh-so-many years ago, one of the things that troubled me on a daily basis was how to choose the right places to be, at the right time. Specifically, the team and I would review conferences and training events and wish… read more

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  • How to Write Any Kind of Blog Post Authentically

    3 Key Points in Writing Authentic Blog Content

    As a regular reader of BlogPaws, I expect you are familiar with the concept of authenticity in blogging. This involves creating and using a voice or tone that is yours alone. Your blog has a tone that people recognize as yours. Your blog is dedicated to… read more

  • How To Write a Blog Post In Four Hours

    Blog photos should be relevant and always crisp and clean

    Who already knows how to write a blog post in four hours? Share your tips below, please. For many bloggers, however, the idea of how to write a blog post in four hours can seem daunting. I promise you it’s not! Blogs are much like online magazines,… read more

  • Your Blog, Your Business, Your Book?

    Your Blog Your Business Your Book

      What is a book? A book is content. A book is educational. A book is funny or silly. A book is challenging. A book, in essence, is a compilation of someone’s thoughts. Those of us who are readers, who rarely let a day go by… read more

  • The Etiquette of Email Communication

    Email Etiquette

    This post is not about email marketing, although the advice can easily apply to email marketing messages. I’m sharing this today because we are a digital society. We communicate via social media and email more than we do face-to-face, it seems. As an introvert, I do… read more

  • What Does It Cost To Be A Blogger?

    Start with Wise Investments for Your Business Blog

    During this year’s conference in Phoenix, I made it my job to sit with as many newbies as I could. These are folks who were new to our conference, and even new to blogging. Not surprisingly, a frequent question asked was, “How much does it cost to… read more

  • Your Blogging Voice: The Struggle To Be Authentic

    Your Authentic Blogging Voice

    Authenticity is the cornerstone of good blogging. We build authenticity when we have a real focus. Blogging, as many of you know, is not just a thing of afternoons. Or, a pastime to while away the hours. It’s work. Even those who consider their blog a… read more

  • How-to Plan for Long-Term Success as a Pet Blogger

    Serious Bloggers Create an Achievable 3 Year Business Plan

    Let’s set the intent of this post, right now. The title, “How-to Plan for Long-Term Success as a Pet Blogger” is missing a word. What word would you add if you were writing this post? I’d add the word “business”. We can put it in front… read more

  • BlogPaws Pet Bloggers Build Their Influence 2010-2016

    Building Pet Blogger Influence

    As entrepreneurs, we’re told to follow our passion. In the  BlogPaws pet community, the passion I see centers around the health and welfare of these marvelous animals we call “pets”. In this community, most of us are bloggers. It’s a term that has finally become respectable.… read more

  • Wise Investments for Your 2016 – 2017 Business Planning

    Make investments for your business planning

      We’re approaching Christmas. Are you prepared? Now that I have your attention, let’s talk business. Let’s talk wise investments for your 2016 -2017 business planning efforts. Because the opening sentences are not that far off. You will begin to see Christmas marketing any day now.… read more