The WordPress Family Award

I was just nominated today for The WordPress Family Award by daleenc over at Thoughts From a Christian Cowgirl.

Thanks, Daleen!

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So what is it? This is what the award’s creator Shaun had to say,

“This is an award for everyone who is part of the ‘Word Press Family.’ I start this award on the basis that the WordPress family has taken me in, and showed me love and a caring side only WordPress can. The way people take a second to be nice, to answer a question and not make things a competition amazes me here. I know I have been given many awards, but I wanted to leave my own legacy on here by creating my own award, as many have done before. This represents ‘Family’ we never meet, but are there for us as family. It is my honor to start this award.” Continue reading “The WordPress Family Award”

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Sailing the Seven C’s of a Better Blog

lightstock_75566_medium_novelaficionadaAnyone who can use the internet can blog, but it takes more than key-taps and mouse-clicks to craft a well-formed post.  So here are seven easy steps to help you make a better blog.

1: Condensability

Keep it short.  If you’re writing a how-to or a business blog, save your long-winded literary commentaries for another day.  Stay on topic and say what needs to be said.  If you go into long run-on thoughts and explanations, you’re likely to lose your readers.  Continue reading “Sailing the Seven C’s of a Better Blog”