How To Generate Ideas And Feed Your Blog For The Long Haul

When you first set out to start a blog, you usually have ideas for a few posts and think you always will. However, most bloggers will tell you at some point they feel like they’ve run out of things to say. Where, then, do they get ideas?
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An Introduction To A Process For More Productive Blogging

You write until you come to a place where you still have your juice and know what will happen next and you stop and try to live through until the next day when you hit it again.
Ernest Hemingway

A few weeks ago I critiqued the site of Josh Dick. Not long after I was reading through a recent issue of 2600 and who do I see as the author of one of the articles? Yep it was Josh. A few email exchanges and we were talking about writing and blogging. Josh asked where I find ideas and how I keep up with the blog as much as I do.
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Thoughts On Using Copyrighted Images

The recent firestorm over SOPA and PIPA has me thinking more about the way I use images here on the site. I think i use images created by others fairly and in a way that respects ownership, but I wanted to share how images make their way into my posts to open the discussion and to make myself a better citizen of the web.
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How To Use Categories And Tags To Organize Your Content

When a site contains a handful of pages you don’t have to think too hard about how to organize the content. You can drop a link to every page in the global navigation and be done. What about a site with hundreds or even thousands of pages? How do you plan the content organization early on so the site can grow into a structure that holds all those pages?
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8 Questions You Should Answer To Have A Successful Blog

Every so often someone at my small business forum brings up the subject of how to start a blog. Since I’ve been blogging a few years now and can hopefully refer to myself as a somewhat successful blogger, I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve learned along the way.
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