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A Book-to-Blog Experiment

By Renae Gregoire

Trying to increase two habits I long for: reading and blogging time. Hey there. I’m Renae, an online business owner since 2002. Running and growing that business, along with raising a family from toddlers to college students, has taken up much of my time — including my reading and blogging time. And even though my reading and blogging time […]

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What’s the deal with blogging?

By Renae Gregoire

To blog … or not to blog?I’ve been talking a lot about blogging lately.  I created a blogging card deck, a 30-day blogging challenge, and I’m working on a program to help solopreneurs and small business owners jumpstart their writing confidence along with their blogs. It’s been “Blog this, blog that, blog, blog, blog, blog, blog” around […]

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Cut these 5 words; be a better, stronger writer

By Renae Gregoire

Sometimes even good writers need a reminder … While watching a recording of a live event for the design industry yesterday, one of the speakers surprised me when she mentioned how she became a stronger writer by eliminating one word from her communications. As soon as she mentioned the word (I’ll tell you what it is in […]

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Time to stop sucking at this blogging thing

By Renae Gregoire

Where’d consistency in communication go?While poking around on my Blog Post Ideas spreadsheet looking for goodies to write about, I came across a Harvard Business Review blog post by JD Schramm, which touches on the importance of Consistency in Communication.  In recounting the story of a professor who for years and years consistently sent a typewritten […]

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Insights on blogging

By Renae Gregoire

Live from the farm….Since I started the 30 Day Blog Post Challenge a week ago, I’ve realized a few things about blogging and want to share them with you. 1. Regarding that blogging calendar…. A blogging calendar has turn out to be not very helpful to me during the Challenge. I find that the topics on […]

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Luminous writing: Holy crap, that’s scary!

By Renae Gregoire

Let me be luuuuuuminous Every day during the 30 Day Blogging Challenge, I’m drawing a set of cards from my soon-to-be-available Blog Post Inspiration Deck. One of the cards today is luminosity. Luminosity. Luminous. I love that word, both the sound of it … luuuminous … and the diverse images it brings to my mind. […]

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How to create a best-selling card deck

By Renae Gregoire

How I created a soon-to-be-bestselling card deck I’ve been talking to my tribe about my upcoming card deck The Blog Post Inspiration Deck for a little while now. But the only reason I’ve done so is because my card deck mentor Marcy Nelson-Garrison decided to reopen her Card Deck Master Class program — and it’s […]

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