Introducing the LIST : a once a week listing for writers

Introducing the LIST : a once a week listing for writers

Introducing the LIST : a once a week listing for writers

The list – and not the mailing list either- is a great idea for any blog. Now that Halloween is over and everyone is pointing their noses toward the big eating day, Thanksgiving, I am starting a new feature here on the blog. I decided some time ago that one of the features that I love most about podcasts and blogs that I visit is how the hosts and hostesses are so free with the information that they share. We all love news and tips from  the industry, right? Only recently, one of my favs stopped curating the sites, which

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Short list for bloggers

Short list for bloggers

A short list of things you can do today to keep your blog posts relevant As a blogger in today’s social media driven environment, I am finding that traffic is fickle at best. Our sites need to be a little more “shouty” and grab attention in a more interesting way in order to compete with the barrage of sites that are getting all the eyes. Most blogs have a sort of “focus”. That’s not my site, however, I say with a chuckle. I try to be inventive and keep things different so readers don’t get bored. I do apologize when

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The inside look at why I like to blog

The inside look at why I like to blog

I sure like to blog. But guess what? My blog traffic has flatlined. The number of daily/monthly visitors has gone off since February. For someone whose best trait is “versatility,” this is troublesome. My thoughts turn to, What am I doing wrong? The truth is that I like starting things. Like getting into Girl Scouts when I was a kid. I started it. But I quit early. Too much participation. And I like growing things. I love to see things get bigger and better. But that leads to the problem here. I don’t like sustaining things. It’s just how I am cabled. If the figures aren’t going in

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I KNOW Business, it’s true.

I KNOW Business, it’s true.

This is a sort of did you know post. Did you know, I am the owner of a small business? I am, and it feels great. Well, most of the year anyway. It is sort of seasonal. I operate VideoVision Entertainment, and it is nice to say that it’s been around since 1992. My business shoots video, edits videos, and provides memories that last a lifetime. But having a business can be hard when you are not a full-time employee. When we got started way back when camcorders were the size of a small bus, I imagined it as my

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Weekend Wrapup and Couponing

Weekend Wrapup and Couponing

I know lately I have been talking a lot about money, saving, selling stuff to make it, etc. I hope you are enjoying it. I started last week writing a new ebook. It will be offered on this site. It chronicles this journey of mine and will give you all the details on my efforts and how I intend on getting out of the hole I am in. If you are new and haven’t even heard about “the hole” be sure to check out my Gofundme page. So, many of you who are my writing friends will be happy to

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