How To Write 1,217 Words A Day Every Day

Karen from Sacramento emailed me and asked how to write more blog posts. I write between 1,000 and 3,000 words per day. The way I do this is to have a writing framework that lets me define the topic, write the post and publish it very quickly. Here’s how I do it.

Should You Send Full Or Partial Blog Posts To Your Email Newsletter?

One of the dilemmas when using email is deciding if you should send the entire blog post in the email or just an extract. I do both on different sites as my readers have different preferences. Recently, I moved to AWeber as it lets me send extracts (teasers) via email and then encourage them to visit the website. Of course, you can also send the full email to the website as we’ll show next.

How to Import Flickr Photos into Facebook

You can now use Facebook’s import feature to add your Flickr photos into Facebook. You can import stories from other sites with the Import link at the top of your Mini-Feed. Right now, only a few sites—Flickr, Yelp, Picasa, and del.icio.us—are available for importing. Digg and other sites are scheduled. These posts will look just like any other Mini-Feed stories, and will hopefully increase your ability to share information with your friends.

Productivity: How To Make Friday Your Busiest Day

Friday is my busiest day. Most folks power down and go into weekend mode. Not here! Ask yourself, ‘why do I go down a gear on Friday?’, ‘How does this benefit my career?’ Ok, let’s be honest. We do this because others do it. Right? This is a high-risk way to manage your career. You’re letting others determine how you behave. And it damages your career in many, many ways. Here’s an alternative approach.

5 Tips on Writing a Great Blog Post

Guest article by Shannon Suetos from Resource Nation Having a blog on your company’s website can help bring a personal tone to your company as well as bring in people who may not have originally gone to your site. Because of this it is important to have a blog that people enjoy reading, but still gets […]

How to add a Flickr Slideshow to your WordPress Blog

You can add a Flickr Slideshow to your Wordpress Blog using this single line of code. All you need to do this is a Flickr account, the tag you want to use and you’re done. That’s it. Here’s how to create the slideshow.

How to Blog Almost Every Day – Use the Inverted Pyramid story format

Image by jonathansin via Flickr Do you want to update your blog every day? Chris Brogan provides this framework for writing a blog post (almost) every day. He adds that while it’s not easy, once you develop the right habits, they stick with you. I’m writing quite regularly now, but it took me several years […]

How to import a WordPress blog into another WordPress blog

I decided to merge several small WordPress blogs into a single WordPress blog recently. I did this for several reasons, mostly as I wanted to concentrate the content in one site and also to reduce the time and effort of maintaining multiple blogs. Here are the steps to do this with screenshots.

Wired.com Tracking Every Facet of Life, from Sleep to Mood to Pain #2

Wired.com Tracking Every Facet of Life, from Sleep to Mood to Pain #2

Where is the Search Engine on MSDN Blogs

Microsoft still has a lot to learn about search engines. While Bing is very impressive, other parts of the Microsoft websphere aren’t so lucky. Here is the search engine on the MSDN site. Do you see it? No? There is no search engine – at least not at first glance – until you click the Search link. Then, and only then, can you search the Microsoft blogs.