My friend travels, writes essays and creates image collections but has never blogged before. “All I want to do is write!” she typed in frustration. “Why is this so hard to do? I don’t have the time to learn how to jump through hoops. Where can I go and just write?”
A working definition for intention is: “to have in mind a purpose or plan, to direct the mind, to aim.” Before my yoga classes I accept the invitation to set an intention for practice, away from worldly distractions and toward my goal of concentrating and remaining in the now moment. An intention is a short…
It’s easy for beginner bloggers to devote too much time tweaking themes, checking their stats, instead of focusing on content creation and time management. Here are 6 simple tips for getting off to a good start in blogging.
By Guest Author, Jean Chong
I’m just like many other blog readers: I’m fickle –I read other people’s blogs whenever the fancy strikes me. Now that I have less personal time, I’m even more picky in choosing blog posts that I click open to read. I’m even more mindful on the subjects that I want to write for blog posts. However, I want to ensure that I am still able to captivate a few passing readers to pause, read my pithy words and browse my photos.
I think that Chris Brogan nailed this in his articles. We bloggers have sovereign power or authority over the construct of and content in our blogs. Without us there is no blog content to optimized and indexed; to promote; to attract readers; to provide a base for interactive discussion; and to form a foundation for…
It’s easy to get distracted as a blogger – but one thing you can’t ignore is creating content for your blog. — Darren Rowse