What It Really Takes to Build Influence

It's Not Who You Know

How do you build influence? Is it through a blog? A speaking career? Incessant marketing and conference attendance?

Or is it something else?

After interviewing famous people (famous to me, at least), I was pretty proud of myself. I had overcome my fear of meeting new people and was surprised by how many important people were willing to give me the time of day.

Could it really be so simple as just asking?

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3 Ways Guest Posting Can Help Grow Your Online Audience

3 Ways Guest Posting Can Help Grow Your Online Audience

I’m writing guest posts like a madman these days. More than I ever have, in fact, in over six years of steady blogging.

In addition to my commitment to regularly post on this blog, it’s quite an big investment of time. So, why am I doing this more now than ever? Because guest-posting is the single most important strategy for growing your blog readership and platform.

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