Tag «writing»

We All Can’t Be Seth Godin

5 Long Form Bloggers And Why It Works For Them When I hear about people aspiring to blog, people usually mention Seth Godin. Seth Godin’s blog posts are often short and sweet (and if you don’t believe me or want to see first hand, here is a link to his blog). Because people aspire to …

Blogging 101: The Basics

Me and my first blog notebook, which I still have. Get something like this for you to write blog ideas, put clippings from magazines, or otherwise collect inspiration for your blog (a virtual version of this is cool too).

I’m just going to say it: I think people get way too caught up on perfection and don’t just start things. How many people do you know who are waiting on redoing their logo, designing a website, reprinting their business cards, whatever before they start blogging? I know a few. I’m going to let you …

Press Release 101: Writing and Formatting

Last week, I gave an overall explanation of press releases and their purposes. Part 2 breaks down the writing process and the different elements of a successful press release.  Writing the press release Here’s a breakdown of the components of a standard press release: Header The header of your press release needs to include the …

Keepin’ it Fresh: How to Find Stuff to Talk About

Last weekend, I travelled to Brunswick for my brother’s graduation. It was a weekend filled with speeches, well-wishing, stress, and SO many feelings (mainly from the graduates and their parents). As a passive participant in the festivities, I found myself listening critically to the speeches given by the President, honorary speakers, and students. When you …