Is This the Best Blogging Tool Since WordPress Itself?

If you’re not a blogger, you’re probably going to want to skip right past this post (and I don’t blame you one bit!), but this was too good not to share with my fellow bloggers! Have you seen the buzz about CoSchedule, the integrated editorial and social media calendar for your blog? A friend mentioned […]

My Secret Blogging Weapon: The Blog Break

Burnout is a slow process. It doesn’t happen overnight; it happens one blog post, one stressful day, one hurtful comment, one moment at a time. It happens to writers and creatives and entrepreneurs. And it can kill a blog, a business, even a family.

Social Media Should Feed Your Soul

All kinds of things can be said about social media — good, bad and in-between. It’s true that social media has enabled affairs that might not have otherwise happened, has made cyber bullying a very real concern for children in the new millennium and causes people to compare their lives to others and embrace discontent, […]

How *I* Blog {My Interview at HowTheyBlog.com}

A few months ago, Kat emailed me to see if I’d be willing to submit an interview for her brand new site, HowTheyBlog.com, a behind the scenes look at the lives of popular bloggers. I’m not quite sure how I made it onto her list with people like Tsh Oxenreider and Emily Freeman, but it […]

Setting Up Google Analytics {Blogging Basics for Beginners}

Blogging Basics for Beginners: A 12-Week Series to Walk You Through Setting Up a WordPress.org Blog will run every Thursday from August 30th through November 15th. Click here for all of the posts in the series. Today we’re talking about setting up a Google Analytics account to track your traffic, audience demographics and more, but […]

Creating an About Page and Other Important Pages {Blogging Basics for Beginners}

Blogging Basics for Beginners: A 12-Week Series to Walk You Through Setting Up a WordPress.org Blog will run every Thursday from August 30th through November 15th. Click here for all of the posts in the series. As I mentioned last week, pages are a great way to provide content on your blog that you don’t […]