Personal blogs don't require blog editors, editorial calendars, SEO, or a rigid approval chain. While all of these things are crucial in the business blogging world, personal blogs can defy all of that criteria.
Writing is one of the most important aspects of my life. It's my job, my hobby and my outlet. It keeps me grounded, but at the same time, lets me fly. I feel dedicated, passionate and inspired when I write. Is blogging the best medium? I believe so. Here's why. Blogging is anything you want it … Continue reading Is Blogging the Best Medium?
Spring is here and coming from New England, I couldn't be more excited. We've been nailed with snowstorms this season so I'm thrilled about the fresh blades of grass, the budding branches, and the flocking birds. Using social media everyday, I love to document my experiences of Spring as well as find things to do … Continue reading 16 Ways to Enjoy Spring with Social Media
This is my 100th blog post. While I am excited about the amount of content created, I am even more focused on what I've learned in this time. I started this blog in 2010 when I was working on a few client projects at an advertising agency in Connecticut. Today, I work in tech creating … Continue reading 100 Lessons Learned from Writing 100 Blog Posts
2014 is next week and while this is typically time for days off, sleeping in and eggnog overload, it is never as relaxing as it should be. Seeing family and friends, cooking, cleaning, traveling, decorating our homes and taking care of our kids are just a few of the ways we spend our time this … Continue reading 7 Ways to Relax Before the New Year
Holidays are a series of long-awaited moments. You catch up on months of lost time with family. You cook for friends you haven't seen in years. These moments are what make holidays special. Whether I'm off work or off entertaining, writing is a critical part of my life. To me, writing is as relaxing as … Continue reading Why You Should Blog During the Holidays
I love looking at the results of my blog posts. Not only does this data let me know how my blog is doing, but it informs future content, edits to existing content and lets me know what my audience likes and dislikes. Here's how I use analytics for future blog posts. If They Fail, I … Continue reading How Analytics Can Inform Your Next Blog Post