Blogging 2015: February Recap – Hitting Goals and Planning Ahead

Blogging 2015: February Recap – Hitting Goals and Planning Ahead

Two months ago, I sat down and wrote out 12 goals for this year, in regard to Informed Sharing. I almost can’t believe we’re into March already but here we are. And of course, we’re HERE to recap February: how’d I do with hitting goals and planning ahead for this month and beyond. Missed my 12 Months – 12 Goals? Get them right here! February was a great month as far as the three goals I set to work on this past month. You may find that post … Read more…


Blogging 2015: January Recap – Working Those Goals!

A month ago, I sat down and wrote out 12 goals that I hoped to reach (and exceed, let’s be honest) for all of these 12 months in 2015. These are my blogging goals for Informed Sharing, not personal ones; though I do have but one personal intention for the year and you can find that right here. I’m back again to share with you a recap of what went on in this first month of 2015. A January Recap – working those goals. I am well aware … Read more…


Rediscovering Informed Sharing on Blogger

Rediscovering Informed Sharing on Blogger

When I learned about a possible Google AdSense alternative – a viable, REAL, honest to goodness – alternative, the next step was going over to Blogger to see about my old blog, Informed Sharing. I hadn’t touched that old thing in nearly three years. Read more: Is Qadabra Right for You? But I was excited about to see it because I was in a nostalgic mood, having learned recently about Y!CN closing and realizing once again that I was at a crossroads with my writing (at least with … Read more…


Where to Blog Good, Better, Best?

Where to Blog Good, Better, Best?

I’ve been writing online for the better part of a decade and in all that time I’ve barely scratched the surface. True story. I know many, many, MANY folks who are considerably more prolific than me; more successful; more happy? I don’t know. What I do know is that I’ve dipped my toe into a plethora of places in which to write online. Blogging, back in the day (do we still say that?), was relatively simple. You signed up with Blogger (Google) or WordPress.com (to name two) and … Read more…


You Want to Blog – Now What?

You Want to Blog – Now What?

Do you find yourself with an incessant need to write write write? Do people keep telling you to stop talking and start writing “these things down”? Do you often wake up in the middle of the night with ideas for (insert crazy brilliant – whatever – plan here)? If you’ve answered yes to any of the above questions then you just may be a blogger in the making. You Want to Blog – Now what? There are many solutions to your quandary and one only has to take … Read more…


Need Blog Help? Go Get It!

Need Blog Help? Go Get It!

Before we go any further in this (how to) build your better blog series, I need to make this very important point. I was laying in bed the other other night (where 88% of all brilliant blog post ideas are born – look it up, I’m certain the percentage is pretty accurate) and the absolute… …NEED… …to express this before we take one more step here. Need Blog Help? Go Get It! Back when I first began blogging – in 2006, I discovered, as I dug through old … Read more…


You Inspire Me Curvy Lady

You Inspire Me Curvy Lady

Have you met Curvy Lady? You can call her C.L.; she says so right on her blog – Curvy Lady. Okay, C.L., let me tell you WHY you inspire me, Curvy Lady, and why you are my Y today. Y is for Y-O-U. As in…you inspire me. I know, I mentioned that above. I want to make sure everyone gets it…gets it. Are we clear? Okay. Moving on. As we come to the end of this wonderful A to Z Blogging Challenge (that I did not officially sign … Read more…


April Showers Bring … Snow?? …and an A to Z Blogging Challenge!

April Showers Bring … Snow?? …and an A to Z Blogging Challenge!

Happy April Fool’s Day.   Yah, that’s right. It is April 1st. I was going to start the month in a totally different direction but when I woke up this morning the scene outside my window led me here:     Of course I made a video about it, YAY!!   It’s not a joke. April Showers? It is April 1, 2011 and there is about 3 inches of the white stuff covering our city. This snowy April 1st phenomenon is actually not uncommon; but it’s not really funny … Read more…