What Is the Best Layout For Your Blog?

What Is the Best Layout For Your Blog? It is a question I ask with great regularity. I look at the themes I have and try to determine which ones provide me with the best tools and most effective ways to communicate with you. Which theme makes it easiest to read not only on the […]

Is Content Shock Killing Your Blog?

Eighteen months ago I sat in a job interview and listened to a man tell me he didn’t know why he asked me to come interview because he didn’t think I had the skill set to do the work. He told me the deciding factor was my cover letter because it had an almost zany […]

Free Advice Because You Need It

Some people claim that free advice is worth as much as you paid for it but I can’t say I always agree with them because free is powerful. Or maybe it is more accurate to say free is one of the most powerful words in the English language. Business discovered long ago the power of […]

What Every Aspiring Writer Needs To Remember

This post was supposed to begin with an infographic that provided a list of famous writers complimenting insulting other famous writers. It was supposed to help drive home the idea that great writing is subjective. That infographic  would have helped illustrate it in simple terms and perhaps made you smile or gasp at what these […]

Do You Know The Backstory?

Every time I hear this song I have an urge to hop on a plane and sail the same route that the Edmund Fitzgerald was supposed to have started and finished. Something about it captured my attention decades ago and a part of me has always wanted to recreate the experience so that I can […]