Category Archives: blogging

Cool Graphics Tool for Bloggers and Others

Came across a great graphics website today. You know the “Keep Calm and Carry on” signs that you see on Pinterest and everywhere? And the takeoffs on them? (“Keep Calm and Kayak On,” etc.) You can create your own unique … Continue reading

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Charleston Area Bloggers Meeting Thurs., Aug. 21

If you live in the Charleston, S.C., area and want to get together to share tips and network with other area bloggers, please plan to attend the kickoff Charleston-Area Bloggers meeting Thurs., Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at Publix cafe in … Continue reading

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Featured on Another Blog, but Sort of Embarrassed…

Yesterday I was a featured blogger on the In the Next 30 Days blog at http://inthenext30days.net/bloggers-day-5-blog-queen-diane-thoughts-tips-tales/, which was very cool! But I’m kind of embarrassed because it sounded like Anna, who very kindly wrote the blog post to feature me, … Continue reading

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Scaling Blogging Back a Little

Creating posts on a personal blog has been great fun so far! However, after blogging 75 straight days in a row… I need to scale back a little. So, I’ll be posting three times a week (maybe more – who … Continue reading

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Bloggers: Use Your Power for Good

Wasn’t it Glinda the Good Witch in The Wizard of Oz who said, “Dorothy, use your power for good, not evil?” Blogs have power, and they’re the ideal place to inspire readers and lift them up. Blogs give you an … Continue reading

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Why I Love Personal Blogging

My full-time job involves running a corporate communications blog that provides work-related information to employees around the world, and I enjoy it. But writing a personal blog is a lot more entertaining! The reasons I enjoy personal blogging are: 1) … Continue reading

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15 Bucket List / Lifetime Goals Achieved So Far: The Dream vs. the Reality

When you’re a child and a 20-something, you dream of doing many things during your life. Although you don’t formally label it a bucket list — or a lifetime goal — that’s what it is. What childhood and early adult dreams … Continue reading

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Cherished Childhood Friends Provide a Reason to Keep Blogging

I got the most unexpected and sweet email message last night from R, a childhood friend. Some background: R and her family lived in a house across the alley from my family’s house all the years I did, from the … Continue reading

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The Ugly Side of Blogging

Blogging is usually a lot of fun. You can write just about anything you want — from your heart, your head, or your funny bone. And the whole world is out there; you never know who will read your posts. … Continue reading

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Sorry to Seem Like a Bragger… but Just Had My First Blogging Achievement

I started this personal blog a little more than a month ago primarily for fun, since I write business-related articles at work all day. Figured that deciding what to write on a blog post every day and gathering graphics to … Continue reading

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