As you know, part of what I write about here is blogging, since I’m a professional blogger.
I don’t profit personally from my book sales, so this blog is where much of my personal income comes from (via advertisements and affiliates).
Michelle Shaeffer is an accomplished blogger who helps others in their blogging and business ventures.
I interviewed Michelle recently to introduce her to my readers. If you’re someone considering starting a blog, I outline how to start one in 10 minutes.
Once you do that, Michelle can take you further.
Tell us a bit about yourself, including how and why you started blogging?
Michelle Shaeffer. Hey, I’m Michelle Shaeffer, and I appreciate the opportunity to “meet” your readers, Frank.
I live in beautiful, snowy Alaska with my family and our two cats. On a typical day my time is divided between homeschooling, other wife/mom duties, and running my business (including my blog). I’ve been working from home since 2000 in various ventures.
My blog launched in March of 2008 to have a place to put answers to the questions I constantly got from clients and friends about doing business online (from websites to social media to marketing). I figured if more than a few of my clients were asking, I could save time by putting my answers in one place, and others were bound to have the same question, so I could help them, too.
Looking back on 5 years of blogging, I love what my blog has evolved into as I’ve continued with it. It’s definitely gone a different direction than I expected and taken on a life of it’s own. Continue Reading…