Finding the Time

(Image Credit)   There should be no illusions about this fact: great results come from hard work. There are no overnight successes, despite the way it may be reported, represented or seen from the outside.   We often only hear about the “event” (e.g. receiving seed funding, a buyout, or going public, etc.), versus the…

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99 Ways to Improve SEO (Part 2)

  Welcome to Part 2 in our series detailing ways to improve your website’s SEO!   Again, SEO (or Search Engine Optimization) is any actions designed to improve your website’s search engine rankings.   This last half of our “99 Ways to Improve SEO” focuses on how to facilitate the indexing of your site, as…

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99 Ways to Improve SEO

  With so many elements involved in designing and maintaining an online presence, sometimes it’s easy to forget that our websites need some behind the scenes technical lovin’ too (that’s SEO, not S-E-… well, you get the picture).   While not nearly as sexy as technical lovin’ sounds, it’s extremely important for the health and…

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Focus for 2016

(Photo Credit) Looking back over my Plans for 2015 blog post (January 10, 2015), I was pleasantly surprised to have hit many of the marks that I had set out to achieve. “Surprised” being the operative word…   Brief Recap of 2015 Before even measuring up, I knew it was a super productive year, but…

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Live Your Legend

(Photo Credit) On September 29th, it will be one-year since the first post was published on this blog, Testing the Muse. Starting this blog was a big milestone for me, but of course many moving parts were put in place well before hitting the “publish” button for the first time in 2014. As much as…

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Time for a Reboot

(Photo Credit) Hello again! Yes, it has been awhile. My bad. This post has been a long time coming, and I’m embarrassed to even type it out, but… I’ve neglected you. I sincerely apologize. My professional day-job can often be demanding, and a project came up this year that was all-encompassing. This made it very…

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Plans for 2015

(Photo Credit) Formalized this past August, published live for the first time in September, and then a quick salute to 2014 in December. So far, it’s been a whirlwind for Testing the Muse. So what’s next for 2015? I have big ideas for improvements in 2015, including tons of concepts I want to test, validate…

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2014 Wrap-Up

(Photo Credit) Approaching the end of any year is always an exciting (and stressful) time. I love the energy and potential that comes along with the changing of the calendar year. It allows me the perfect reason to do one of the things I do best: obsess over the act of planning, making check-lists, and…

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