Marla Cilley, also known as “The FlyLady” has helped over a half a million women (and a few good men!) get their homes under control. While housework and blogging may seem to have little in common, I believe that the principles taught by the FlyLady that help women who are messies to create homes they […]
With limited time and money, you may wonder why you should bother launching a podcast, on top of everything else you’re doing. If you’re unsure about the benefits of podcasting, read on. My guess is that after reading, you’ll want to at least consider adding this type of content to the mix of everything else […]
Have you had an “ABL” attitude this week? No, I didn’t leave out the “e” in able, but if you are ABL, you will, indeed, be “able.” Let me explain. Bloggers who are ABL have an attitude of “always be learning.” They’re not content with what they already know. In my opinion, ABL bloggers tend […]
Shortly after I started my blog, I received an email from a very kind woman who was concerned that a particular blog post of mine was politically incorrect. Not wanting to be hard headed, I took a look at the blog post, trying to discern what in it was politically incorrect. After being unable to […]
Have you ever thought about what it means to feed your blogging soul? That’s what’s on my mind tonight, because I’m. . . tired. And based on my own schedule that I’ve set for my blog, I have a blog post due first thing in the morning, which means that ideally I’ll get it written, […]
Anyone who has blogged for any length of time has no doubt been criticized, publicly, privately, or both. Let’s face it; we all prefer to be praised rather than criticized, but how we respond to criticism goes a long way in our success as bloggers.
Have you found your blogging rhythm? Once you do, you’ll find that blogging becomes more natural and with a good blogging rhythm in place, you’ll also feel more motivated to blog consistently. Let’s look at how rhythm applies to blogging, and how you can benefit from finding your own unique blogging rhythm.
Blogging productivity eludes a lot of people, and it has eluded me in the past. Fortunately, in one of my writer’s groups, I learned about a great technique that helps increase blogging productivity, the Pomodoro Technique. Before I get into how to use the Pomodoro Technique to increase blogging productivity, I first want to give […]
Have you ever felt like quitting your blog? If you’re like most people, sure you have! Instead of quitting, you may just need to change the direction of your blog. The thought of changing the direction of your blog came to me when I read the post below on Seth Godin’s blog: