Why I Killed Blog Comments

Why I Killed Blog Comments

The deed is done. I have turned off the blog comments feature. I’m boldly going (to blatantly misparaphrase a line) where many others have gone before. Before I tell you why I made this decision, let’s talk about a few reasons not to kill the comments on your blog....

How Long is this Blog Post?

Word counters can be very helpful. They’re useful for: keeping post meta descriptions under 156 characters tweaking an online application so your bio fits in the allocated space checking that tweets + links stay under 140 characters ensuring that your LinkedIn...

4 Ways to Find Your Blogging Mojo

So I’m writing this blog post about writing blog posts and finding your blogging mojo. You see, my brain’s in a post-holiday funk. I have a Wunderlist of  blog post ideas, but nothing is inspiring me. Running often helps clear my mind, but it was raining...

Blogging on the Lazy River

I was in Orlando last week for a conference. It was a last-minute decision to head south. And I didn’t actually attend the conference. I really went to see some SoloPR PRO friends and colleagues who were at the conference. To hang out. To network....

Is LinkedIn the Anti Social Network?

Now we are 7. My blog turned seven on June 4, which means I’ve been blogging here since 2008. Which seems a long time, especially in digital years (which make dog years seem quaint). I wasn’t marking this passage of time–but LinkedIn was. At some...