Thursday, June 11, 2015
Blogging Tip of the Day: Vol. 52
Think about what I just said a little differently. Ok, I have writer's block (which is probably God telling me to take a break anyway) and I have a blog. I can work on the blog! I can organize the structure, I can add links, make the template look better etc. This is what I am talking about. If you look around the frame of these words you are reading you will see a simple format that I use for all of my blogs. It wasn't magic folks, it was something I worked on during those times I had nothing to write. This format works for me and it is mildly professional. I have links to all of my blogs on the right, I have links to all of the Whacko Blogs contributors right under there. I have a drop down menu to all of the blogs in the archive, and a drop down menu to translate the blogs into virtually any language. At the bottom of every blog I have the feeds to all of my blogs. All neat and organized, and it all took time which I used when I couldn't write.
Here we go back to what I was originally talking about. If your blog doesn't look good, then you are presenting yourself that way. If you are talking often about not being able to write then you should be spending some time organizing, or else when you finally do write something, you could end up with a jerk like me, coming along and wondering if you even care about your blog. If you don't seem to care about your blog then why should anyone else?
This Is Me
I have been bouncing around online for just about 20 years, so I have been there and have done that. It doesn't mean I didn't like it and wouldn't do it again. As most humans, I am a social animal. To be a social animal on the internet it is social media that binds us all together. I prefer Google + and Twitter but have pages on the other ones that I ignore, so you probably should too.
I blog a lot. If you don't like people that blog a lot then I don't know how you got here to begin with. You may want to just move along.
Contrary to popular opinion I hate politics, but have political opinions ..
The easiest way to get under my skin is to apply the "all you talk about is politics" tag. This is a common knee jerk reaction some have when they see something political, and unfortunately I don't hold back sometimes. As a matter of fact, I share more about health, fitness and blogging than politics, which you would know if you weren't busy dismissing me. I actually follow and interact with more people that disagree with me than agree with me politically. The list of "other than politics" seems to be growing everyday and it probably looks a lot like this:
- Blogging (I am a blogger and I blog a lot. Get used to it.)
- Health & Fitness (Avid bodybuilder and diet guru)
- Photography (If I don't know your language now you know why I follow you)
- Android (I love Android, and wouldn't wipe my rear end with an iPhone)
- Humor (If you are funny, I am going to like you)
- Sports (Patriots and Red Sox mostly)
- Music (You'd be surprised how diverse I get here)
- Quotes (I love quotes from historical and hysterical figures)