How Do I Start a Blog?

There Is an Easy Answer, and a Longer Answer In the past few weeks I’ve received several LinkedIn messages from connections asking for help in starting a blog. Unfortunately, asking “How do I start a blog?” is like asking “How [...]

Bigger, Badder & Better Blogging Tools

A Look at WordPress.com, WordPress.org, Typepad, Blogger and Hubpages In our last pair of articles, we spent time exploring eight new, easy-to-use blogging tools. Now, we're going to look at some of the older, venerable choices for bloggers of all [...]

From Idea to Blog Post – My Blogging Tools

Experimenting with Research, Writing, and Editing Software In the past couple of years of blogging, I've tried a large number of writing, note-taking and organizational tools. Some have been successful experiments, some less so. These have included mind mapping tools, [...]

Professional-Level Event Planning Sites & Services

Online Party Planning Tools for Frugal Celebrations and Events, Part 3 If you are planning a group picnic, a dinner, or an intimate fund-raising event for, maybe, 5,000 people, these services can handle almost anything. We also add a few [...]