Schedule a Strategic Session with Yourself

published on February 28, 2008

Last weekend I was lucky enough to attend a Redmond Leadership Conference put on by a gentleman named Tim Redmond. Most of you probably don’t know the name (I certainly didn’t until the conference) but accountants out there may have …


5 Tips for Being Married to a Blogger

published on February 22, 2008

Ladies and gentlemen, I’m proud to announce the first (and probably last) ever guest post by my lovely and talented wife. She tried to claim that she didn’t have anything to offer my readers, I knew better and after much …


American Idol: Lessons on Blogging

published on February 19, 2008

It may surprise you that I am willing to openly admit that I watch American Idol. It’s not, after all, a show you’d think a lot of guys my age watched. But, believe it or not, it’s actually become one …


Tools of the Trade

published on February 18, 2008

About a month ago, Daren (aka Problogger) published a post called 14 Essential Mac OS X Applications for Bloggers. As a big fan of Mac’s and of course a blogger, I found his post incredibly useful. I’ve been using ImageWell, …


Less is More Experiment Results

published on February 15, 2008

About 3 weeks ago I decided to test the “less is more” theory in terms of my posting schedule. Previously I had been publishing new posts every day Monday through Friday. However, after reading several comments about improving your blog …


Learn from the Gold Rush: SHUT UP!

published on January 24, 2008

In 1848 a foreman working in a lumber mill noticed something strange as he was working. He mentioned this to his boss and the two began to investigate a bit further. Before long it became obvious that the foreman had …


24: Lessons on Blogging

published on January 22, 2008

Right now, bloggers are plotting to make money online, my blog needs content, and if I succeed with this post it may help me with both. I’m Blogging Experiment author Ben Cook. This is going to be the longest post …


Less is More Theory Put to the Test

published on January 21, 2008

I’ve been debating the issue of changing my posting frequency for quite some time now. I’ve considered both writing shorter but more frequent posts, as well as writing longer posts less often and really hadn’t come to any conclusions. However, …


Feedburner Freaking Out = Profit?

published on January 18, 2008

Many bloggers logged onto their site today and were astonished by the number of subscribers Feedburner was reporting for them. I’ve read accounts of blogs going from 300 to 3,000 and over at ProBlogger the count went from 41,000 to …