Category: Blogging


6 Sadly Forgotten Blog Maintenance To-Dos

6 Sadly Forgotten Blog Maintenance To-Dos

(Note – this post was originally published in December 2015 and has been updated with fresh tips for you!) I’ve been reading pretty much every “how to clean up your blog for the new year” post I can find, and can’t help but feel like they’re incomplete. Blog maintenance posts in […]

7 Steps I Took to Make a Blog Post “Go Viral”

7 Steps I Took to Make a Blog Post “Go Viral”

I felt famous. And I’m not gonna lie, it felt fucking fantastic. My post – my nerdy little ode to planners and notebooks – had gone viral. (I know…I hate that word. It sounds like your blog post needs an antibiotic or something. But stay with me here.) Over 1,000 […]

Bloggers: Why You Should Assume Tech Problems Are Your Fault

Bloggers: Why You Should Assume Tech Problems Are Your Fault

The last time one of your biz or blog tools wasn’t working, what was your first thought? A: Why the freak can’t I figure this out? B: Why the fraggle isn’t this working? Silly curses aside, the answers seem similar. But they can tell you a lot about yourself. And being aware of […]

On 25 and a Blog Identity Crisis

On 25 and a Blog Identity Crisis

On October 10, I did two things: I turned 25, and I bingewatched I Love Lucy while redesigning this website. Now, around 25, most people would be talking about a quarter-life crisis. And don’t get me wrong, I am. But I’m more concerned about a blog identity crisis. Take a look […]