5 Steps to Letting Go of Your Focus on Blog Stats

You know it's a bad idea to get obsessed with your blog stats, but how do you stop it from happening? Image: Blue Fountain Media via Flickr via Creative Commons license How to Know You're Obsessed You are in a crabby mood; glum facial expression, stomping about, loud sighing and you have let the odd door slam shut. ...more
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5 Stages: Letting Go of Your Blog Stats Obsession

Emotional Attachment to Blog Stats. You are in a crabby mood; glum facial expression, stomping about, loud sighing and you have let the odd door slam shut. Anyone would think you'd just received some bad news; like being told you didn't get your dream job or being told your car is going to cost a small fortune to repair at the garage or being forced to watch your beloved pet cat finally decide to go live with the woman up the street who it has been secretly cuddling (behind your back) for years....more

Happy Ten Year Blogoversary to ME

I’ve been blogging for TEN years.  How many people can say that?I started my blog in 2006. Like my Geocities pages of old, I wrote about what I knew. Trail running. I had no idea of what I was doing in both running and writing blog posts. There was a typo in the header post of my first entry.  I’ve kept it that way for posterity!...more

Should Therapists Use Social Media?

Finding a therapist today is a little like online dating. It's not that much of a stretch; therapy is a relationship after all. For it to be effective, the client needs to be at least as emotionally vulnerable with a therapist as with a potential partner. Things get personal in therapy from the very beginning. People often reveal more in the first few sessions with a therapist then they ever do in other relationships. In order for clients to be comfortable, they want to feel a connection with the therapist before they commit. ...more


It's not the slog of writing a blog, it's the bloggin' that addles your noggin!Simply Tarot Blog...more

From Blog Fail to Blogging Tenacity.

I had been wanting to start a blog for literally years. I had a liveJournal that I attended to regularly for about a decade before I discovered Facebook for my social needs and let LJ slide. I'm not sure LJ counts as a blog blog... or does it? It's a blogging platform, but it doesn't feel legit as far as blogging goes. It's like a "planned community"... a housing tract full of neighbors, some of whom you mesh with, but others you keep complaining to the HOA about, and that HOA does nothing to clean the place up....more
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How Much Is Blogging Going To Cost?

The cost of good blogging is much less than it used to be! What you can expect to pay will vary depending on the tools you prefer, the amount of control you want to have, and your level of technical expertise. Here's a brief overview of the costs, pros, and cons of the top three free and paid blogging platforms....more

Squarespace: How to Know If It's the Blogging Platform You're Looking For

Squarespace is an all-in-one website builder, blogging platform, and hosting service that has been steadily growing since its launch in 2004. But, some of you may not have heard of it with the widespread use of other services like WordPress and Blogger....more
I set up my website first and foremost on Squarespace and I will never, ever turn back. I'm a ...more


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NaBloPoMo: A Writer Returns

For as long as I can remember, I've been a writer. ...more