I don’t know who said that novelists read the novels of others only to figure out how they are written. I believe it’s true. We aren’t satisfied with the secrets exposed on the surface of the page: we turn the book around to find the seams. In a way that’s impossible to explain, we break … Read more Better Blogging Lessons from Dead Tree Authors and Cereal Boxes
Blog Images Make Posts More Readable I often write blog posts with large walls of text, rarely adding images to the words that I post to these pages, and I think that’s a mistake. A meaningful image can draw the eye, capture the imagination, and often explain more in a single glance than hours of … Read more Using Blog Images in Blog Posts
One of the challenges facing someone when they first decide to start a blog is figuring out what to write about, whom to write for, and how to incorporate blogging into their daily routine. This is true for businesses to decide to add a blog to their website as well. Doing small business blogging lets … Read more Small Business Blogging Content Strategies
How do you start a blog post? That is a question that a lot of bloggers are faced with. Do you follow a pattern in the way you write your posts, or do you mix up how you present what you write, and how you reach out to your audience? Here are some approaches that … Read more How do you start a blog post?
I received an email this morning asking for some suggestions on blogging from a beginning blogger. I thought about what I might write back, and decided that the question was one that was worth sending out to a larger audience. If you have a few moments and are so inclined, please share your ideas and … Read more What Suggestions Would You Offer a Beginning Blogger?