It’s hard to believe that it is only one year and nearing 150 posts since I published – my first blog post – which to this day has still receivedno likes and no comments. I’ve polished it up a little but the message hasn’t changed. Could it really have been that bad?
In order to answer the question posed we need to recognise that blogging falls under the arts. Just like authors, painters, sculptors, photographers, film-makers and musicians, bloggers do not compete directly with each other. In fact it can be argued that , if anything, competition stifles creativity which is the very essence of art. Continue reading Who are the blog competitions REAL winners?→
If you are new or relatively new to blogging, having to learn the ins and outs of how WordPress works, managing the blog itself, the technical aspects plus integrating social media and fielding the myriad emails that fly in all day and every day, you will appreciate how undeniably daunting it is. I learned in a short time to respect all the part-time bloggers who have full-time jobs. If you are one, honestly, I really admire you. How do you do it? I still feel like I am back at college reading for a degree. Having said all that it is one of the most exciting, challenging and invigorating projects I have ever undertaken. Continue reading How to consistently produce quality blog content→
Many of us WordPress bloggers got a shock when our beloved Zemanta plug-in disappeared from our blogs without warning a few days ago. I was writing a post when I thought ‘Hang on, something is missing here.’