GDPR compliance is 100% essential for Canadian websites.
Did I ever tell you about the time I used a mobile coupon to save on some delicious fast food restaurant ice cream and then turned around and tried to print the same coupon from my laptop... all so I could enjoy MORE discount ice cream?
Of course not. Because I'm a dignified sort of person who would never double dip my coupons for a chocolate dipped cone.
But let's say that I had - only to receive a message on my screen which said the limit was one per person. Outrageous! How did they know it was ME?
If you can relate to this kind of ninja coupon tracking fiasco, than you are already on your way to understanding GDPR, a serious piece of European Union legislation that's neither delicious nor refreshing - but 100% essential to the future of your business.
Struggling with your business blog? Choose one of these exercises to make your post pop in 15 minutes or less.
Having recently overcome a huge hump of writers' block, I have the utmost sympathy for anyone who's staring in front of a blank screen, willing the impossible words to flow from their fingers. But they're not the only people who are struggling with their blog! I suspect it's just as common to struggle to end your writing as it is to begin it. How do you call 'time; on an article that just doesn't seem to have the tone and design you dreamed of? Do you vow that 'done is better than perfect'? Do you swear that you'll quit after just one more arduous edit? Did you have an incredible vision in you mind, only to see weak words tumble around your screen?
You worked hard on your blog post. Now it's time to make that blog post work for you! Here's 13 ways to improve your blog promotion.
If you feel like you have a love/hate relationship with your blog posts, you’re not alone. Certain ideas can bump around in your brain for days, weeks - even years. By the time you finally get your thoughts down on paper, source some photos, and drag yourself through the tedious process of editing with the promise of a caffeinated reward at the end, you’d be forgiven for never wanting to revisit that particular post ever again.
Think Being A Travel Blogger Is Easy? Think Again!
Who wouldn't want to be a travel blogger? It sounds like the best job in the world! And, as I know from personal experience, it can be! But it's also a lot of work - in fact, there are 75 steps involved in creating just a single blog post and I bet it's the same for foodie, fashion, lifestyle, and parenting bloggers too. Even when you're pursuing your passion there is a lot of work involved! So tell me: Did I miss anything on the list?
Keen to Blog? Here's How To Start!
There are many reasons to start a business blog – to flex your creative muscle, highlight success stories, demonstrate your considerable skills, increase your search engine optimization (SEO) , to share your journey with friends and family, to connect with customers, to help launch a new department – or a combination of all of the above! No matter what your reason, blogging will be a more enjoyable and successful venture if you chose the right platform.
Product versus Platform
Vanessa Chiasson is the founder and senior digital strategist of Sculpt Social.