Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started

Image by Dharmesh Shah via CrunchBase "The best part of blogging is the people you will meet"- Hugh MacLeod repeating wisdom from Loic Lemeur to me at the Big Pink at 2 am in South Beach after the Future of Web Apps 2008. If you asked me to tell you a list of three of … Continue reading Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started

Five Ways to Write Magnificent Copy

Most writing could be better. Not just a little better — significantly better. If you start out with a solid topic, a good knowledge of your audience, and a reasonable degree of writing ability, you’ll usually end up with a pretty good piece of writing. But you don’t have to settle for “pretty good.” A … Continue reading Five Ways to Write Magnificent Copy

Why I blog

Some thoughts on beginning blogging from a writer at FlowingData...  I answered a few questions for Amstat News not too long ago, and the questions were centered around why I, as a stat grad student, take the time to write for FlowingData and why others should give blogging a try. The questions were more from … Continue reading Why I blog

Sawheet! The really simple RSS guide…

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Why Companies Should Insist that Employees Take Naps

Cover via Amazon But here's the reality: naps are a powerful source of competitive advantage. The recent evidence is overwhelming: naps are not just physically restorative, but also improve perceptual skills, motor skills, reaction time and alertness. I experienced the power of naps myself when I was writing my new book, The Way We're Working … Continue reading Why Companies Should Insist that Employees Take Naps

Confessions of a really new blogger

Image via Wikipedia So I launched my blog this past Monday and announced it to the Twitter world…got many retweets and congrats, and at least one blog mention (thanks again, Maggie!). Now the reality sets in. I actually have to write this thing…it ain’t gonna write itself. After all, I don’t want to be like … Continue reading Confessions of a really new blogger

Writing a killer blog

...without killing yourself in the process. Good thoughts from Louis Gray... Writing a Killer Blog (Without Killing Yourself) http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=hpblogginglg-100325040701-phpapp02&stripped_title=writing-a-killer-blog-without-killing-yourself View more presentations from Louis Gray.

Just getting started as a blogger?

Image by Technosailor via Flickr My brother in law Alan is a talented writer [his new book is called "Gods of Venice"] who is just moving into the online world. If you're like him, you may benefit from brainstorming around these 20 different types of posts that a blogger can use to build their site … Continue reading Just getting started as a blogger?