Beginners Essentials, Blog

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To Blogging

Let’s be honest for a moment. There’s no substitute for hard work, dedication, time, energy, and passion, and those of you who want a shortcut will be disappointed by this guide. Of course, there are some things that you must do in order to be successful as a blogger. So, yeah, let’s get down to […]

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Beginners Essentials, Blog, Editing

Write Like Yourself

Let’s face it: most people can’t write their way out of a paper bag. Further, most bloggers are boring, most journalists are so heavily edited that any personality they’ve added to a story has long since been weaned out by the editorial process. I want to let you in on a secret, though: it’s not […]

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Beginners Essentials, Blog, Editing

The Truth about Blog Post Length

Some bloggers suffer from what I like to call verbal narcissism. Only it’s in writing. Anyway… To avoid this awful fate, you probably try to keep your posts short, sometimes writing series of blog posts. After all, you don’t want to scare away readers by dumping too much information on them all at once, right? […]

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Beginners Essentials, Blog, Social Media

Does Your Blog Suck?

Does your blog suck? How do you even know? You write posts, you’re excited about writing them, you publish them, and then… well, some folks do say they like them, but you’re not getting the kind of results you were hoping for. But does this mean your blog sucks? Does this mean your content is […]

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