I have come to a major decision about the direction of this blog. For the past three years, I have written a blog post 5-6 days a week almost without fail. This post is scarily enough my 866th post. While AndyNathan.Net started off as a branding measure for my business, it has grown to be has been my greatest teacher, lead generator, and marketing tool as I built Smart At The Start as a leading social media marketing company.
In fact, when I launched this blog in 2010 I had not even fully developed the idea of Smart At The Start. So much has changed over the past few years, that I believe it is now time for me to change this blog as well.
Over the past few months I have been inundated with business. I am blessed to be able to work with so many different business owners on a regular basis. The challenge I have is I feel I can no longer keep this blog updated daily, and still provide quality service to my clients.
Additionally, next week I will be launching eMarketing Experience. This is the first of it’s kind complete lead generation training for free that will help small businesses owners increase their traffic and conversions. Running my blog on a daily basis, and maintaining this training course does not make sense.
So, I am toyed around with what to do for the past three months and came to a decision. The first is that effective December 1st this blog will no longer be a daily blog. While, I will still post 3-4 times a week, there will be days when I do not put up content. For the most part, I will skip posts on the weekend, because this is also my promise to spend more time with my wife during the weekend.
However, I will still be posting regularly to keep small business owners informed of different strategies and ideas they can use to increase their lead generation through social media, blogging, and SEO.
Additionally, the Social Networking Minute Segment on Friday will stay as well. It is fun to do, and the feedback from readers on this series has been positive.
Finally, I will continue to have guest bloggers discuss different aspects of internet marketing that are not always my strength, or something I want to cover personally. I am strong believer that a blog should have more to it than just one voice. The different segments add flavor that I could not do alone. If you have a guest post check out our guest posting guidelines in the menu.
So, if you see a few less blog posts in the coming days, weeks, and months ahead that is a good thing. If I was too busy working on a client project then the blog post would not have the same caliber that I demand of myself.