Category: Blogging

7 Blogs That I Totally Enjoy Reading Every Day

Do you have a handful of blogs that you follow purely for fun? That’s right, I’m not talking about the blogs that you follow because you feel like you “should”, or because they relate to your career field, or because you know the blogger, or because omg-like-everyone-else-you-know is following them.  Nope,...

5 Tips For Blogging Through “The Summer Slump”

Bloggers, it’s about that time again. Time when the weather warms up and people head outside to soak up every second of it.  Time when everyone taps into their inner Clark Griswold and plans epic summer vacations and campouts and family reunions and road trips and, well, any chance to get outta town....

This Wild and Crazy Miracle We Call…Blogging

Lately, I’ve been talking with quite a few bloggers who just feel ________ about their blogs right now. Overwhelmed.  Discouraged.  Frustrated.  Burnt-Out.  You fill in the blank. Basically, not so good. And my heart goes out to them, because I’ve been there.  Frankly, I’m probably “there” at least once...

How To Make An Animated GIF

As some of you may have noticed, this seems to have become The Year Of The Animated GIF on my blog.  I’m slightly obsessed! Yes, I know that I’m a few years late to the “graphical interchange format” party.  But now that I’ve figured out how to animate these...

The Blogging Blues

Blogging can be a total roller coaster. Sometimes you’re up, sometimes you’re down.  Sometimes your traffic spikes and grows, sometimes it plateaus and declines.  Sometimes you have tons of new ideas and stories to share, sometimes you have total writer’s block and nothing to say.  Sometimes you feel confident,...

On Blogging: Perspective

I have to admit that I’m a huge people-watcher.  Whether it’s airports, coffee shops, churches, you name the place, I’m that girl who’s always taking in her surroundings (in a hopefully non-creepster way!).  I can’t help it.  I have always been completely fascinated by how people interact with one...