Learn How: Using Windows Live Writer

I want to share a little secret with you all. I currently use Blogger to host my blog, but I never write any of my posts using their services.  I write and publish all of my posts using Windows Live Writer. Windows Live Writer (WLW) is one of the easiest ways to write and publish a blog post. And the best part about it is,  you can publish the posts you write to any blog service... read more

Saying “NO” to the Wrong Sponsor

A week or so ago I was contacted by a company interested in partnering with my blog for an advertising opportunity. You have know idea how excited I was. I thought, “This is it! I’ve hit the big time now, baby.” I read the first paragraph and felt like I had gotten some kind of congratulatory letter saying, “Your blog is now straight up awesome enough that we want to pay you... read more

Blog Awards – The Award that Keeps on Awarding

I think most of us are pretty familiar with blog awards. Maybe you’ve gotten one, given one, or read someone’s blog who had one and were completely jealous wanted to get one. I’m guilty of all three. Since I started blogging last September, I see the same two blog awards popping up over and over. Maybe there are more? But in the circle of blogs that avidly stalk read these are... read more