Blogging for Dumb Dumbs: Blogger’s Dictionary

Deciphering blogging lingo can be super confusing. If you just want to get blogging but feel completely discouraged by “blogger babble,” you’re not alone.  When I first started blogging, it took me time (and patience) to decode all the jargon. So as part of my Blogging for Dumb Dumbs series, I put together this mini dictionary, […]

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16 simple ways to write a stellar intro

If you’re anything like me, the prospect of writing your next blog post excites you to bits and pieces. You’ve got this fabulous post in your mind and just can’t wait to get started. So you whip out your laptop, pose your fingers over your keyboard to tap out that fabulous intro to the fabulous […]

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5 questions every serious blogger must answer

There are so many blogs on how to become a blogger, but I think the majority of them miss some key points and delve straight into the technicalities, like how to choose your host and domain and create a theme and all that. Don’t get me wrong—all of those things are very important. I mean […]

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5 things you must know before becoming a blogger

Blogging is a ton of fun, especially if you feel passionately enough about something to share your thoughts with the world. And, of course, you’ve got to have some level of tolerance or enjoyment of writing—you’ll be working with words all the time! But there’s more. Building your own blog is a lot like building […]

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All about blogging

I believe I ended up wanting to become a blogger by fate and by choice. Last year, my niece was diagnosed with Leukemia. She was four and celebrated her birthday strapped to a hospital gurney, unconscious, fighting pneumonia and strep throat and oblivious to the fact that she’d soon be losing her Elsa hair—which she’d […]

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