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On this podcast episode, Anne Moss Rogers shares how after her son committed suicide, she started a blog and a new purpose of helping other people by preventing suicides.
Here are a few things Anne Moss shares:
How Her Emotionally Naked Blog Started
- How one viral newspaper article that she wrote opened up new possibilities.
- After experiencing the death of her son, she started writing a blog post a day.
- How writing the daily blog posts helped her heal.
- Why she switched to writing a blog post a day instead of posting just on social media.
- The average length of her blog posts.
- Some of the topics Anne Moss Rogers shares Talk about stats, success, grief addition, suicide, and how that lead to other people sharing their stories.
- How she has over 1500 blog posts on her website now and over 144 guest posts.
- How she is syndicating her blog posts to social media and email.
- Why the first blog post took over 5 months to write.
How the Blog Helped Anne Moss Rogers Heal
- How she discovered that pain has a rhythm and how it helped her
- How she coped with the pain and motivated herself.
- How grief morphs and changes over time
- How her blog lead to writing a book
- How starting the blog transformed her
Digital Marketing and Publishing Content to Prevent Suicide
- How she is using her digital marketing skills to help prevent suicide
- How 50,000 to 60,000 people have watched one of her videos that provides hope and resources to help prevent suicide
- How the blog is more about vulnerability and opening up than Anne Moss’ grief journey
- How the only blog post that she didn’t share on social media immediately, and how it still went viral
- How she syndicates her blog posts to social media and her email list
- Why her goal from her content is to make people feel that they are not alone
- People gain what they need from each presentation or blog post
- How she makes sure she gives people different things to take away for their toolbox.
How Email Marketing Connects Deeper With Her Audience
- How she is using email marketing to connect with her audience.
- How she uses a personal email with RSS emails to connect with her audience.
- The difference between the RSS emails and the personal broadcast emails.
How Her Emotionally Naked Blog Generates Revenue
- Different ways she generates revenue from her audience.
- How she is starting to include more online events and how its helping her reach even more people.
- She shares how her blog posts helped her write a book.
- How her audience contributed to sending her book to other people struggling with suicide.
- She shares how much traffic she is getting on her site each week.
- Finally, she shares the Emotionally Naked Love Story. -How through grief and her site, two people connected and eventually got married.
Anne Moss Rogers Quotes
“Now that I recognize that pain is associated with healing. Now I can withstand a lot more a lot more often.” -Anne Moss
Follow Anne Moss Rogers
Website: Emotionally Naked –https://annemoss.com/
Speaker Website: The Emotionally Naked Speaker
About Anne Moss Rogers
Anne Moss Rogers is an emotionally naked public storyteller, a brain tumor survivor and author of the book, Diary of a Broken Mind. She is the owner of the popular Emotionally Naked blog and co-owned and later sold her digital marketing business to pursue suicide prevention after her son Charles died by suicide on June 5, 2015. He suffered from depression and addiction.
She has given a TEDx, Can a Blog Save Lives?, been interviewed by the New York Times, spoken at the National Institute of Mental Health. A graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, she now lives in Richmond, VA with her husband, Randy. Her surviving son, Richard, works in LA as a filmmaker.
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