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Dawn
Germantown, MD
I'm a visionary and innovator who can be quirky and perky (hey, it rhymes!).
Interests: writing (duh!)<br> reading<br> running<br> quilting<br> movies - classics (the thin man rules!) to modern blockbusters<br> donuts (except not those with the frosting-like white cream)<br> cross-stitching<br> playing the piano<br> scrapbooking<br> goddesse
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By Dawn Goldberg I have all this content... Now, what do I do with it? That's what I'll be talking about in the last class of the Essentials Series, Essentials of Content Repurposing and Marketing, tomorrow, December 19. To me,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2013 at Write Well Me
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By Dawn Goldberg I recently planned the first five months of 2014. The main reason: lots of upcoming traveling combined with workshops, and I needed to see how everything related to each other. When am I going to be out... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Write Well Me
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By Dawn Goldberg I've found that I'm working more and more with my private coaching clients on three things: Writing a book manuscript Creating authentic, compelling website copy Figuring out how to link content, blogging, website copy, and social media... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2013 at Write Well Me
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By Dawn Goldberg Get it? It actually took me a while, because I process through words. I'm horrible at word games. But I was happy that I figured it out in under a minute. Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Write Well Me
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By Dawn Goldberg I created a simple infographic with the words: Don't just survive - thrive. When I first thought of this as an infographic, I thought of using this: Thrive, not just survive. Why did I choose the first... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2013 at Write Well Me
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By Dawn Goldberg The other day, I had a GREAT day. Not every day is a great day, honestly. And on the other side of the coin, I have very few terrible days. Mostly fairly good days. But this day... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Write Well Me
By Dawn Goldberg Social Media is all the rage right now. If you don't already spend time in social media, you probably feel the draw (otherwise known as "you should be doing this") to do so. For some people, spending... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Write Well Me
By Dawn Goldberg I've had my business since 2001, and it's been profitable since the very beginning (meaning I made more than I spent). Since 2008, I've had the sole support of me and my two daughters. My business has... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Write Well Me
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By Dawn Goldberg Do you ever find yourself jealous of all those people who seem to come out with articles week after week after week.... Do you wonder how they can write all that content? Whether you have an existing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Write Well Me
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By Dawn Goldberg While writing may feel like a solitary pursuit, it takes more than one author to get a book or piece published. We all have that model of Real Writer, usually hermit-like, who works at his mahogany desk... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Write Well Me
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By Dawn Goldberg I love looking through magazines for cool pictures, words, and ideas. Women's magazines, especially home magazines (Better Homes and Gardens, Real Simple, etc.) are perfect for this. Articles about simplifying your life and your home and before-and-after... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Write Well Me
By Dawn Goldberg So, I was born in Mississippi (in the back seat of a car, by the way, but that's another story), and I moved from Mississippi, to Virginia, to Pennsylvania, where my earliest memories start. When I was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Write Well Me
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By Dawn Goldberg The most important aspect of connecting with your audience through words is being clear... Because if you're not clear, your readers certainly won't be. Look at this box... is it meant for cleaning supplies or lost and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Write Well Me
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Just a quick reminder that today is the live class, Essentials of Blogging, part of the Essentials Series: Content Planning, Writing, and Marketing. If you're not writing on your blog nearly as much as you want to... if it feels... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Write Well Me
Lesson #2 from Seth Godin's Linchpin (See Lesson 1 here) - The most important thing is to ship. Here's the excerpt: The only purpose of starting is to finish, and whie the projects we do are never finished, they must... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Write Well Me
I have to say that the challenge I hear over and over most often from clients and colleagues is that they have SUCH a hard time writing on their blogs. And blogging should be easy... it's shorter, less formal, more... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Write Well Me
I've been reading Seth Godin's Linchpin for a while (I do enjoy it, but I've also been mesmerized by Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series. She wins over Seth a lot of times :). In Linchpin, Seth talks about how it's more... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Write Well Me
By Dawn Goldberg I love clever writing, not just for fiction, but for companies and customer service. We want to do business with companies we know, like, and trust. I'll take it a step farther and say that we like... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Write Well Me
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By Dawn Goldberg My recent trip to Alaska with Mark was out of this world. I had always heard people talk about how majestic it is and how it's the ultimate place to see. But actually being there is a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Write Well Me
By Dawn Goldberg If you work virtually or market your business online at all, your website is a crucial part of your business. It's one of the first things online people will see about you. Even offline people might go... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at Write Well Me
The health of your website is equivalent to the health of your business. Your website is your online face to the world. If it doesn't accurately reflect who you are and what you do, it shows a false face to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Write Well Me
Are you afraid that redoing your website and making it reflect the true you is too big a job? That you'll never finish? That you don't have the money, time, or resources to do it? I have two answers for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Write Well Me
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By Dawn Goldberg If you're an entrepreneur or online business owner, especially with a service-based product, then what you're selling is you and your system. You may be thinking, "I don't have a system... I just do what I do."... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2013 at Write Well Me
Content Planning - the first step in making your content work for you, instead of being a burden. As I'm finalizing the content for today's first class in the Essentials Series, it just gets better and better! (I can't help... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2013 at Write Well Me
By Dawn Goldberg Whatever we're writing, fiction or nonfiction, blogging or articles, sales letters or emails, we often find ourselves needing to convey an abstract concept. For example, in a marketing email, you are supposed to tap into your audience's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2013 at Write Well Me