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Three years ago today: 20 Truths About Blogging.

Still as true today as they were three years ago!  Originally posted on May 21, 2015 In my 8 months of blogging I’ve learned a few things. Here are 20 of them. 1. Nothing is too personal to write publicly … Continue reading

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How to retain your blog’s traffic when you aren’t writing new content.

If you’ve been around a while, you probably noticed I post a lot less frequently.  During my first two or three years as a blogger, I posted at least one new post a day, and sometimes several a day.   Now … Continue reading

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16 kinds of bloggers: which one are you?

Originally posted on September 25, 2015 There are as many types of bloggers as there are blogs. Here I’m going to describe the 16 different types of bloggers I’ve encountered. Which one are you? 1. The Self-Therapist. I began my … Continue reading

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10 things that make your blog suck.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
I think I’ve been in this blogging business long enough to tell when I see a bad blog. So I decided to round up the ten most annoying things I’ve seen bloggers do that…

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My problem with pens.

Originally posted on April 17, 2017 I have a house full of old, nonworking pens.  It’s not because I want them.   Keeping up with pens and throwing away old ones is one thing I never seem to bother keeping … Continue reading

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20 ways to lose followers.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
As a blogger, I admit I’m guilty of doing some of these things myself.  So I’m writing this  post as a reminder to myself to stop doing these things, and hope other bloggers can…

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Blogging is not for pussies.

Originally posted on April 1, 2015 Don’t be a pussy. Anyone who blogs about a sensitive topic, especially one that focuses on mental health issues (religion and politics would be up there too), is bound to run into haters and … Continue reading

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What to do the next time you can’t think of what to blog about.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
Take a nap. It works for me about 90% of the time. Usually I wake up with at least one great idea for a blog post. When I got home from work tonight, I…

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Dry spell.

For the past few weeks, for some reason, I haven’t had a lot of interest in blogging.   Part of it is laziness, but the truth is I’m having trouble thinking of new things to write about.   I’m finally … Continue reading

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About my book.

For a couple of years now, I’ve talked about writing a book.    Writing and publishing a book has always been a dream of mine,  but getting motivated enough or knowing what I wanted to write about has always been … Continue reading

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