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What is your goal with your blog?

People often email me for advice and their emails are usually very “general” in nature. They will ask for “blog advice,” but what does that really mean? It comes down to one question for me really. What is your goal with your blog? It is an important and necessary question because your goals and reason for… Read More »

Blogging Past the Doubt

We all experience doubt at some point while blogging. We wonder if what we are writing is good enough, worth reading, or will be read at all. We see all these other bloggers sharing posts and content that we sometimes consider is better than our own. It is at this point that we must make… Read More »

I was reading your blog

I was reading your blog today as you read mine. Feeling like two ships in the night that just might finally meet at last. At the very least we seemed to exchange thoughts with one another… as I read your blog and you read mine. A connection felt even if not heard. Still we can’t… Read More »

The Pulse of a Blog

My blog pulses and has a heartbeat. I close my eyes and allow the muscles around my soul to throb with it. Sometimes the connection is stronger than others. Like a rainy day, the day is still lived… but perhaps not as clearly as one would have liked. And yet on a sunny day we… Read More »

How do you handle trolls?

We all know there is a big difference between “trolls” and people that simply disagree with you. This is social media and the freedom of opinion is as strong as the policies that run the platforms we use. What happens when someone takes disagreement to a whole new level? What happens when someone can’t simply… Read More »

Facebook Help

I started using Facebook again. I know… bad idea. I am trying not to “care” about all the stupid shit I see on there. It isn’t really hard to ignore Facebook for me because I’ve never been in love with that platform. People have far too much time to argue on there. https://www.facebook.com/aopinionatedman/?view_public_for=212884802202999 I am… Read More »

Social Media – Control You

The best part about social media is that you get to control yourself and the actions you take. Those that lack self-control find this out much quicker than those with restraint because of the backlash that often accompanies whimsical online actions. I have not been the best example when it comes to self-control online and… Read More »

Unimportant Me

I revel in the fact that I am unimportant because if I “mattered” then I would have to watch what I say. I will never run for political office, will never be Star Fleet Commander, and will never appear on TV to defend my views. I have always found it amusing how “random people” get… Read More »

Blogging – Sociable Media

I enjoy social media because of the sociable nature of it. As a parent and a graveyard worker, I rarely get to meet “new people” in person. I use the freedom of the borderless online world to interact and get my daily “human fix.” The blogosphere is as sociable as you want it to be.… Read More »

Blogging, WordPress, Goals & Doubters

I have been blogging through the tired for over a year now. We all hit the ceiling of motivation eventually and then we must decide what is important to us. Why do we blog? Why do we keep blogging? For me it has always been simple and I have had a general idea of my… Read More »