Put a Password Padlock on Your Blog

If you blog, then it’s almost certain that you have login credentials to access your blog platform.  It’s not sexy or exciting, but I’m here to remind you that now is the time to strengthen your password. Imagine logging in one day to find years of archives missing.  Or impostor posts tarnishing your name.  Eliminate […]

How to Blog small

Last week I offered up a few tips on making your blog appear larger than it really is.  Surprisingly, some bloggers have the opposite goal; that is to appear smaller than they really are.  A strategy mostly enacted by monster companies to give themselves a human face.  Here’s how: All in the Details: Did the […]

How to Blog BIG

In a world of a billion blogs, there’s a good chance that your corner of the Web will go unnoticed.  If you are lucky enough to attract readers, you are going to want to make a strong impression to make sure they come back for more.  One way to do this is to immediately establish […]

The Dalai Lama on Blogging

Today’s guest blogger is the Dalai Lama. He can teach you a lot more about blogging than I ever could. Here are his instructions for live, most of which are applicable to blogging. 1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3. […]

5 Must-Answer Questions for Bloggers

Since most bloggers write on a daily basis, keeping up your motivation can occasionally be a problem. It’s easy to fall into a writer’s malaise. If you fear you have the potential to head down this path, test yourself for the answers to these five questions. 1) WHAT IS YOUR GOAL? Every good blog needs […]

How to Blog Like a Buddhist

This blog entry is not looking to convert anyone to anything.  Rather, we are going to briefly explore several fundamental Buddhist principles that can help take your blog to the next level.  Or, at the very least, earn you some good karma. The Five Precepts are the basic ethical requirements of Buddhism.  Here’s how you […]