The Job Hunter’s Emergency Guide to LinkedIn, Part 1

Oops, I Need a Job. Soon. What Do I Do? Maybe you just had that extremely awkward conversation with your boss about why they’re letting you go. Or you quit. Possibly you just graduated, or [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: LinkedIn, LinkedIn Basics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

23 Ways Writers Can Deal with Chaos

Creativity Tools for the (Dis)organized Writer Ideas are messy things. For most people, they tend to pile up in corners and under the bed like dust bunnies. For writers, though, they feel more like stampeding [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|Categories: Creativity, Mind mapping, Writing & Notebooks|Tags: , , |0 Comments

7 Steps to Mastering List Articles

Improve Your Blog and Build Readership with Lists Part 6 of Blogging 101 Is there a writer anywhere who never made a list? A shopping list? A task list? A list of points to make [...]

By | August 5th, 2016|Categories: Blogging, Writing & Notebooks|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How to Blog with Curation

Sharing the Web With Others, Link by Link Part 5 of Blogging 101 A couple of weeks ago I was confronted by the fact that I was completely wrong about content curation on the web! [...]

By | July 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blogging, Writing & Notebooks|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Mysteries of Microblogging

Everything You Wanted to Know About Microblogs, But Didn’t Know to Ask Putting Microblogging Under the Microscope Explaining microblogging is difficult because so many people do it in different ways. A microblog post can be [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|Categories: Blogging, Creativity, Writing & Notebooks|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Five Alternate Blog Types Every Blogger Should Know

More Bloggers, More Ways to Blog Blogging 101, Part 3 In our last post on Blogging 101, we discussed three media alternatives to the traditional written blog: video, audio (or podcasting), and image blogging. But [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|Categories: Blogging, Writing & Notebooks|Tags: |0 Comments

Blogging Alternatives: Vlogs, Podcasts & Images

Alternatives to a Written Blog How to Use Non-Writing Forms of Blogging Video Blogging, or Vlogging In our first class on blogging, Why Blog?, we focused on writing for blogs. Today, class, let’s look at three [...]

By | June 30th, 2016|Categories: Audio, Blogging, How To, Photography|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The LinkedIn Curmudgeon on the Big Merger

LinkedIn Members Need to Meditate This morning, for the first time, employees of LinkedIn, SlideShare,, Skype, Xbox, Yammer, Nokia, Rapportive, and Microsoft (and over 400 million LinkedIn users) are all starting their meditation sessions, [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|Categories: LinkedIn|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why Blog? – Blogging 101 Part 1

This post is the beginning of a new series, a newish topic, several new personas, and a new style of telling stories for me. Wish me a little bit of luck and I hope you [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Categories: Blogging, Creativity, Writing & Notebooks|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Protect Your LinkedIn Passwords – Q&A

Questions & Answers: The LinkedIn Security Debacle and You What’s all this about a LinkedIn hack? Wasn’t that years ago? For LinkedIn members, an old hack is coming back to bite us in the you-know-what. [...]

By | May 26th, 2016|Categories: LinkedIn, Social Media|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

My Fave Frugal Writing Tools

Every writer has a personal way of writing and a specific set of tools he or she feels more comfortable with. Since I often blog about writing and creativity, I probably experiment more than most, [...]

By | April 20th, 2016|Categories: Blogging, Creativity, Design, Writing & Notebooks|Tags: , , , |2 Comments