Tag Archive for blogging

Edit Blog Photos in WordPress Draft – Hint: Use Windows Live Writer

If you use photos in your blogs, you need Windows Live Writer (combined text editor and photo editor for blogs) — keep reading.

If you use a Mac for blogging, it won’t work for you, stop reading.

What can you say about a text editor? It edits text, sure enough, and it’s free, Oh, boy! But you can say the same about many other text editors.

But Wait! An integrated photo editor that’s free, easy to use and customizes high quality pictures for the blogger’s medium – well, that’s almost enough to make inveterate Microsoft-haters stop hating Microsoft (OK, nothing’s that good).

Blog like a Barista – Five lessons from Starbucks

Regardless of your coffee preference in the ongoing Starbucks versus Dunkin’ Donuts taste debate, Starbucks has become so pervasive in our world that it bears study. In The Starbucks Experience published in 2007, author JosephMichelli reviews what has made Starbucks not just a new product or service, but part of our current cultural experience.

Old Dogs. Old Tricks.

Here’s a blogging tactic you may want to adopt one day — add on to someone else’s topic. This post is a real example of how it works.

Greg Satel’s post on October 9 is on “learning tips from the media pros.” Read it. It’s great. So great, in fact, that I’m abandoning my original idea for this week and adding a thought on to his. I’m even using a similar graphic to show continuity.

An “Old Media” Guide to Blogging

I recently started a blog which has been surprisingly successful. From the very first month, I had an enormous response. It is still growing briskly and lots of very nice people write me to tell me how much they like my site. It has been a fantastically rewarding adventure!