If you're a blogger -- or human for that matter -- you know all too well that time and energy are limited. For every blog you can comment on, there are 10,000 more. For every Tweeter you follow there are a million waiting. Like one of those evil pictures within a picture that explains infinity, it just never ends.
Let’s be honest.Writing content for blogs and courses can be tough stuff. Yet, providing free content on your blog is how you get traffic. And, writing content for courses is how you provide value to your learners.But, there’s a problem. (And, it has nothing to do with you.)...more
Definition of SMALL-TIME: insignificant in performance, scope, or standing. - Merriam-Webster.comRecently I found myself pondering as to why some blogs are so small (I like the term personal), while others gain a much larger following. The ones that hit the "Big Time" get a column after column, and row after row full of tiny photos in the "Followers" section. They get comment after comment, with reply after reply to those comments. They get featured on other websites. S...more
I try to make all deadlines, whether created by others or by myself. I sometimes fail. Don't we all at one time or another?I thought I would fail today's posting deadline, but it's only 10:40 pm on my watch and I got a post onto Claudsy's Blog before the midnight bells. I had time to spare on this one, but how long can I keep this up? That's the question.I've managed to get a post or two made each day during this "Relative" challenge. Other things, however, have suffered due to this added deadline event....more
Since this month's blog challenge deals with the "relative," I've taken the time to review some of my familial characters. Every family, whether that of birthright or of adoption, carries with it a cast of characters fit for any novel ever written. There are the veterans within many families who have some cracker jack stories from their service days that would put Hemingway's efforts to shame....more