Blogging Insights – NF # 62 : Intuition

TODAY’S QUOTE “Here’s the only blogging tip you really need: always follow your intuition.” – Kelly Thoreson MY THOUGHTS Merriam Webster defines intuition as “the power or faculty of attaining to direct knowledge or cognition without evident rational thought and inference” A simpler definition says that it is “the ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning.” Before I launched my blog, … Continue reading Blogging Insights – NF # 62 : Intuition

Blogging Insights NF # 55 — Headlines

TODAY’S QUOTE “On the average five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.” — David Ogilvy MY THOUGHTS With so much content vying for attention on the Internet at any given second it is hard to choose what to click on. How do you decide … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 55 — Headlines

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Blogging Insights NF # 54

“We must not only blog what is popular. We must blog about our passions, no matter how quaint. This is true empowerment.” Su Layug MY THOUGHTS When I first thought about blogging, I viewed lots of “How To” videos on YouTube. Nearly all of them recommended having a particular niche, that is, choosing a topic or theme to write about. To date, I remain clueless … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 54

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Blogging Insights NF 48

TODAY’S QUOTE: “A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” — Richard Bach MY THOUGHTS: ” Winners never quit, And quitters never win.” I think this is what Richard Bach’s quote refers to. Consistent effort is the basic difference between amateur and professional anything, not just writing. What do you think? I would love to know. You can leave a reply in my comments … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF 48

Blogging Insights — New Format # 37 — Interaction

Blogging Insights returns today after a month’s hiatus. I posted almost daily for theA to Z Blogging Challenge 2022 last month and couldn’t keep up with my prompts. So here goes : TODAY’S QUOTE “I believe the term “blog” means more than an online journal. I believe a blog is a conversation. People go to blogs to read AND write, not just consume.” – Michael … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format # 37 — Interaction

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Blogging Insights — New Format # 36 – Blog Promotion

TODAY’S QUOTE: Gary Vaynerchuk “What you do after you create your content is what truly counts. MY THOUGHTS: Whether or not you agree with today’s quote depends on the kind of blog you have. It also matters what your blogging goals are. If you have a business blog or if you are trying to increase the readership and following of your blog Gary’s comment holds … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format # 36 – Blog Promotion

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 22

“Nothing worth doing is ever easy. “ Today’s quote takes me back to January 2018 when I first launched my blog. I wasn’t very good at computer stuff except for the very basics. Navigating WordPress used to be quite a challenge for me. My daughter helped me a great deal but I used to be quite dependent on her for simple things like adding images … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 22

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 13

“Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader – not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon.” — E.L. Doctorow I think this is what it means to “show and not tell”. What do you think? You can tell me what you think by leaving a reply in my comments section. Better still why not write a … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 13

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Blogging Insights — New Format # 9

I am not a fan of Stephen King because the horror genre does not interest me. Writing tips and advice from him can be found abundantly on the Internet. This has made me keen to read his book On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. The following quote really speaks to me : “Writing did not save my life, but it has continued to do … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format # 9

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Blogging Insights — Real Life Inspo

For this month I am going to try something new on Blogging Insights. For the next four weeks we will discuss different aspects of the same theme : Blogging Inspiration. We have discussed what inspires us earlier on this platform. This time let’s do it in a little more detail. So here goes: TODAY’S QUESTION Do real life events and real people inspire your blog … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Real Life Inspo