VJWC Shift Response

I decided to shift my blogging practices this week, and it turned out to be just the remedy I needed to reduce stress and increase my readership.  Who knew? I had read all those blogs about how important timing is for posting, and that consistency is key.  So I have tried to set my posts […]

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VJWC: Shift

Since this is my idea, and since I’ve had a head start, I thought I’d go first. I have decided to alter my posting routine.  Typically, I post once a day, six days a week, per blog.  I schedule both posts to be published at the same time – early morning. I also have a […]

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To Twitter or Not to Twitter

“Facebook is dying,” I hear from several friends, some of whom are social media “experts”. I use Facebook to keep in touch with close friends and family.  I deleted a number of people when I got sick – mostly work acquaintances for whom I seemed to drop off the face of the earth. I didn’t […]

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Four Posts That Inspired Me Today

Thought I’d share four posts that helped kick-start my day: Dr. Andrea Dinardo’s blog Thriving Under Pressure offers inspiration for daily living.  Today’s post asks the question:  Are you left brain or right brain dominant?  Take a quiz to determine where you stand, and watch an inspiring video by Jill Bolte Taylor on the subject.  […]

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Determining Audience

“Who is the audience?” As an English teacher I often asked this question, to which many students would reply: “Everyone.” Everyone, of course, is not the correct answer, but I understand how difficult it is to define such as elusive entity as ‘audience’. “Imagine,” I would invite them, “that you just failed an important test and […]

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Not Ready For Prime Time

Asked my daughter-in-law for help concerning my blogs.  What are the next steps?  How should I increase readership?  Should I be doing something different?   I always feel like I’m somehow out of step, and writing has kept me going these past years since disability has knocked me down. “I’m thinking that writing might be the key […]

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Blogging Advice Needed

Dear fellow bloggers, I have a question and have had no success in pursuing an answer through the normal channels, so I thought who better to ask than those who use wordpress.com regularly. Forgive my ignorance; I was not born in the technology era and the simplest of things can escape me.  That said, here’s […]

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