Stop Being Such a Selfish Bastard!


I mean this in the nicest way possible. Sometimes you can be such a selfish bastard. Everything you do seems to come down to personal gain and how you can benefit. Even this post. It's all about you, isn’t it? You’re searching for something. Something that will improve your business. Or your personal life. Maybe your finances. You’re hoping that there is a nugget in here somewhere that … [Read more...]

Before You Give Up, Here’s Where Your Blog Went Wrong


You found it. That something that gives you goosebumps. That keeps you awake at night. That you love and can't wait to share. And you're pretty convinced it will change the world if enough people knew about it. So, you start writing. And writing. And writing. Each blog post better than the one before. Before long, readers take notice. They begin to react to your words. They leave comments. … [Read more...]

6 Words That We Have Officially Sucked the Life Out Of


There was a time not long ago when Shakespearean English was the vernacular of choice. We beseech'd. We doth'd. And of course we twas'd and thy'd as we went about our day. Until recently. And by recently, I mean a couple of hundred years ago. Something like that. Historians would have you believe that the language evolved. That it matured to what it is today. But that's not the real … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Guide to Blogging Your Ass Off


Warning: The post you are about to enjoy contains language that some might find offensive. If you prefer not to be subjected to such language, you are welcome to read the clean version of this post instead. You have a blog. Congratulations! We are all very excited that you have chosen to join the rest of the human population. With the exception of my Mom of course. She doesn't have a blog. Not … [Read more...]

How to Stop Being Such a Pussy

What part of this thing do you want in on? Do you want to be just another blogger? One of the 900 "whatever comes after a bazillion" blogs that are currently littering up the Internet? Or do you actually have something to say? Because, here's the thing... There are only a few hundred of those out there. And if you want to be one of them, you are going to have to do something much bigger than … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Keep Your Blog Working While You Are Vacationing

Yup. That's my foot on the picture. On a side note, it was taken before I cut it up while stepping on what I have to assume was a shell. Although I've been telling everyone it was a stingray because that's sounds so much cooler. I'm a bit accident prone. Behind my foot is the Gulf of Mexico. I am writing this post while comfortably sitting back and soaking up some much needed Vitamin D with my … [Read more...]

How Julien Smith Saved My Life

Julien Smith is a good writer. Scratch that. He's a great writer. But he's a better human being. Based on my experience anyway, A few months ago I wrote a post called Is It OK to Say #%*+! on Your Blog? Julien was briefly mentioned. For those that don't follow him, he tends to drop the occasional #%*+! on his blog. In fact, he's actually quite good at it. Anyway, he caught wind of my post when I … [Read more...]

It’s a Blog with Sleeves!

We all know that Snuggies are pretty awesome but that's not really what this post is about. It's about seeing things a little different than everyone else. While the rest of us saw a blanket, Snuggles McSnuggleworth saw an opportunity. Yeah, in case you haven't figured it out, I have no idea who invented this thing and really couldn't justify spending more than about 3 seconds researching it so … [Read more...]

Is It OK to Say #%*+! on Your Blog?

I don't always have the most glamorous strategy when it comes to writing these posts every day. I generally start by verbally throwing up all over the page and then I go back a few times and shape it into the coherent masterpiece you see before you. Well, the other day while editing through my initial brain dump I found myself removing a curse from my post. Reading back what I had written, it … [Read more...]