Many people have told me over the years that I have the gift of encouragement. But today I’m telling you that you may as well give up on your blog IF. . .
When it comes to running a successful blog, coming up with blog post ideas is half the battle. In my experience with blogging I’ve found that as long as I have an idea for what to write about, it’s pretty easy for me to sit down and do it. However, when I have no clue […]
Last night as I was winding down, I thought of the fact that I didn’t have a blog post up and ready to go for this morning. Actually, I had been thinking of it all day, or more accurately, for a couple of days and yet I just couldn’t get myself to do it. Failing […]
Are you a planner, or do you tend to fly by the seat of your pants? There are pros and cons to each approach, but today I want to share with you a bit about how my “bossy” content plan helps me to get more done. Being Your Own Boss As a writer, if you […]
At the moment, the question rolling around in my mind is, “Is blogging really worth it?” I’m writing this on a Wednesday night, when I’d really rather be goofing off. But since I have a commitment to publish a blog post first thing on Thursday morning, and since I really don’t want to get […]
One of the great dynamics of blogs is the ability for people to leave comments. Comments are a great place for people to agree with what you have written, but also a great place for people to disagree or to share a different viewpoint. I’ve noticed an interesting thing, and that is that most bloggers […]
In this post I’m sharing my best writing ritual tips with you. I’ll release a new one each week for over the next five weeks. Here’s a listing of each section of this post. To jump to the desired section, simply click on the link. 🙂 Part 1: The Power of Blogging Rituals Part 2: […]
I write a lot on the topic of creating content consistently, and the importance of being disciplined and yet flexible in your blogging efforts. But in addition to blogging consistently, it’s also important to serve up a bit of variety in the type of content you publish on your blog.
There are all kinds of reasons why people fail at blogging. I recently ran a poll to find the reasons people have a hard time blogging consistently. Not surprisingly, the two most common reasons where: #1 Not enough time to blog #2 Not enough ideas for blog posts I want to look specifically at reason […]