Feeling a little overwhelmed.

Last Update: June 24, 2015

I guess I just wanted to write briefly about the way I'm feeling. Yes, I do feel a little overwhelmed. The last couple of months have been pretty busy with my youngest daughter graduating from High School and all that goes along with that; sports meets, award banquets, graduation and parties, college visits, her moving and getting a new job, my husband changing jobs, trying to do my business and also my website. It was a lot!

And because of the changes I have neglected my website some and therefore, lost my rank that really wasn't so good to begin with anyway, it was at 930 and now it's 1350. What a bummer! lol

This week starts the County Fairs and I will be working at those for my business. Oh shoot! Will I ever get caught up? I hope so!

Someone told me recently that if I publish just one post or page each week, on the same day, doesn't matter the time of day, I will start to rank well with Google. Just be consistent. That I can do! I should do more but I won't be able to right now.

Does anyone else feel overwhelmed or behind like me?

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MForgacs Premium
I've been neglecting my business because of time constraints recently. To combat this, I've set up a schedule for myself for making posts and marketing socially. Even if you're not making posts on your website, try to stay active on social media such as Twitter and Facebook. It'll show your followers that you still are active in some sense.
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cmjwood Premium
Thanks for your response and your help! I am trying to make a conscious effort to post something everyday on my Facebook pages. I had a really hard time starting Facebook (I felt it was just "one more thing I have to do") and being consistent.
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lillakiara Premium
Oh yes, I constantly feel I need to do more, so you're not alone! Kristina
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cmjwood Premium
Thanks Kristina! I appreciate your response.
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CathyS Premium
Whoever told you to blog once a week was absolutely right! And it doesn't matter which day of the week either. I taught my husband the roped (what I've learned here at WA) and pointed his site here, too. He blogs minimally once a week and his rankings have SOARED!!! His business has SOARED!!! So just take about 5 minutes and write down some ideas for what to write about. Then sit down later and choose one of your ideas ... write. Done and done. God Bless!
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cmjwood Premium
Thank you Cathy for your advice! It's great to know that your husband has been so successful, that is really encouraging. Thanks for responding!
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boomergp08 Premium
If that wasn't me that told you to publish one post or page per week on the same day, then that person either knows what I know or they read my training on the subject. :-)

Yes! Just post once consistently and you will do fine by Google. That is all I do and I have been doing this for quite some time and I'm ranking on Google Page 1.

Your personal life comes first, your website second, and your WA rank a distant last place.
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cmjwood Premium
Yes, it was you Robert! Thanks so much, you really helped me a lot. Maybe I shouldn't do this, but I've been comparing myself with another lady that works with the same company as I do. She has had a website for a few years now but this year she has really stepped up and has been putting a ton of stuff online. She is on Google's 1st pages on many keywords. With her website she has done very well with product sales and recruiting. She is the person that helped me decide that building a website was the thing to do because then I could be a National Recruiter not just local. I hope to grow my business like she has. I know I shouldn't compare myself to anyone but it is nice to know that someone in my business is doing well and I hope to be there someday too.

Question: What if I find that I can write several posts (DRAFTS) and maybe do a couple a week. What would be best? Right now I am posting one on Wednesday each week. Can I add an extra day? But what if later on I can't stay consistent? Then I've screwed up huh?

Thanks again for your help and responding to "Feeling a little overwhelmed". Cindy
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boomergp08 Premium
When this happens to me what I do is continue to post once per week and all of the other pages and posts I have created I keep as saved drafts. This way I can build up a reservoir of content ready for publishing. I created a training on this very subject a month ago. You can read how I do this here - Once you have a lot of content saved up and you know you will be able to continue posting 1 or 2 pieces of content a week, then pick another day during the week and post twice a week. If down the road you have to go back to once a week, that will be fine. As long as you keep publishing at least once per week.
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cmjwood Premium
Oh thanks a lot Robert, this helps so much, you have no idea. I really appreciate that you took the time to answer my question. I have looked at your training, but I should read it again. It was very helpful! It is so nice to have so many people in WA like you that care and are willing to help others. I hope that someday I will be able to pay it forward also.

Thanks again!
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boomergp08 Premium
You are most welcome Cindy.
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Kathy331 Premium
Your rank here has nothing to do with your website Cindy but yes, I do understand how you feel.
My take is, family comes first and doing one post a week is what many people here do when they're juggling jobs and family commitments. :)
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cmjwood Premium
Thank you Kathy! I appreciate your response. Glad I'm not alone.
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