7 Deadly Sins of Blogging

7 Deadly Sins Painting by Lance McNeel

If you are guilty of committing these blogging sins and do not repent of them in time, you will go straight to blogging hell*. *Blogging hell – a barren digital landscape where visitors seldom wander, where views are scarce, and engagement quickly fades into indifference. 1.     Indifference – Not following other blogs and commenting on … Continue reading 7 Deadly Sins of Blogging

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The 4 Big Dangers of Having a Blog (As a Writer)

Melting Watch painting by Salvador Dali (1954)

If you’re a writer, blogging can be an excellent platform for connecting with readers. But it can also distract you from your story-writing and consume your creative energy. Here’s what I mean. Danger #1 – You Are Going to Write About Writing (Too Much) The temptation is always there to write posts about the writing … Continue reading The 4 Big Dangers of Having a Blog (As a Writer)

5 Defining Traits of a Well-Liked Blogger

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Whether or not people keep returning to your blog depends not just on your content, but also on your personality and how well you express it. In my last post, I shared with you 23 “Bad” Blogging Habits. Following from that, I want to talk a bit about the traits I keep seeing in well-liked … Continue reading 5 Defining Traits of a Well-Liked Blogger