That’s what retired talk show host Neal Boortz told me this morning (on the radio). Specifically, he said my degree in English is equivalent to one of those “BlahBlahBlah Studies” degrees. Ouch. But it made me think of two things, the first of which is the subject of … Keep reading >>>
Cross posted from the General Assembly blog.
When you graduate from college, you have a degree in some specific subject(s). But it is becoming increasingly important that you have practical skills when you enter the workplace, in addition to the specific knowledge you gained during your college career. When … Keep reading >>>
The more I write and speak about writing, the more I get asked this question: should I use a blog or a regular newsletter? I have my opinion, based on experience, but here are a few arguments for each.
- Push instead of pull – when you publish an
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According to Blogger, these are the posts that have received more visits and page views than any other post I’ve made since early 2012.
- So You Wanna Bootstrap Your Startup? (Feb 28, 2013) – Heck I still like reading this one. I delivered this as a seminar at ATDC, and
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We had a fantastic time last night at General Assembly Atlanta! Thanks to everyone who attended “Blogging for your Brand”! Even on a ridiculously cold night, we had a packed house full of people who were eager to start or get into first or second gear in their blogging. Here’s … Keep reading >>>
How do you prepare for an event that you will lead? I think about this process all the time, and every time I lead any event. Every Friday, when I lead Pitch Practice, I prepare to welcome newcomers and give them an overview of why we’re here and what … Keep reading >>>
I’ll be leading a 2-hour class called “Blogging for your Brand” this Thursday from 6:30 – 8:30pm at General Assembly, which is located at Ponce City Market, 4 doors down from Dancing Goats in midtown. If you or your company are engaging in content marketing or if you … Keep reading >>>
Managing a WordPress site and writing in WordPress are two very different things. I’ve enjoyed the simplicity and power of plugins managing Atlanta Tech Blogs using a simple, cheap WordPress framework with a dozen or so plugins. It works.
But writing in WordPress isn’t cutting it for me. That, among … Keep reading >>>
I tweeted this on December 30:
I’ll get to the cancer portion later, but my reason for embedding … Keep reading >>>