Five Plug-ins Every Blog Should Have
Jul24

Five Plug-ins Every Blog Should Have

Five Plug-ins Every Blog Must Have Every blogger wants his blog’s potential to be fully maximized. Whether you’ve been blogging for five days, five months, or five years, I’m sure you’d want the best for your blog. Plug-ins are one of the best ways to tap into the potential of your blog. A plug-in is a third-party application that you install into your blog and activate to achieve a given purpose. There are...

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Is your blog a “Jekyll and Hyde” blog?
Mar14

Is your blog a “Jekyll and Hyde” blog?

Many of us are familiar with the novella Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. A lawyer, Gabrielle John Utterson, investigates the unusual case of his friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll, who seems to harbor a split personality with an evil persona, Edward Hyde. Mr. Hyde is responsible for the death of an important man – Sir Danvers Carew – and basically strews mayhem all over London. Believe it or not, we Christians may...

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Communicate on your blog the way you want to
Mar06

Communicate on your blog the way you want to

Yesterday, I had a conversation with a brilliant man who started his (long overdue) blog. When I asked him why he was so hesitant about blogging, his reply was as straight to the point as he was: “I’m not a writer.” I laughed. “Big deal!” I said. I then shared with him a very important lesson I learned in my now fifteen years of blogging: “Communicate the way you want to.” Too many people with...

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Making an emotional connection with your blog
Mar05

Making an emotional connection with your blog

I have three tattoos. One is of a tiger clawing its way out of my skin. Another is of an ankh, the Egyptian symbol of life. The third and my favorite, is of Calvin and Hobbes, the lead characters of the brilliant comic created by now retired cartoonist Bill Watterson. I love Calvin and Hobbes. My connection is deep, personal, and long lasting; it made such an impact on me that, in my sophomore year, I chose to immortalize it on my...

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