The Generosity Model

Quick. Name a low-cost, effective way to grow your readership, connect with other bloggers, and gain the most valuable asset of all – trust. What did you come up with? Comment down below! Feeling stumped? I’ll tell you my answer … Be Generous That’s right. Give outrageously valuable content away. Help people out and expect nothing […]

What Should Kids Learn These Days? My Reading for the Week

I hope everyone had a good weekend, Western North Carolina was blessed with an incredible weekend of blue skies and mild temps! On to this week’s readings… 9 Essential Skills Kids Should Learn I work with kids, and so I’m constantly looking around for good reading on child development and education. For all the “experts” […]

22 People Who Are Better Than Me (in a good way!)

Today I got down to thinking about what I really want to write about, and more specifically, where I would want the process to take me. I would love to be able to travel, wrote about nature, the outdoors, make short films, coach football, help those in need, go on mission trips, and work with […]

Visual Example of Generating Blog Topics

Before you is a visual example of a 30 minute process on generating subjects, themes, topics, and intentions for your blog. A big thanks to Jeff Goins for putting these lessons together (if you didn’t get on his Intentional Blogging program, bummer). What matters to you and why are you sharing it through an online presence? […]

5 Christian Writers Who Aren’t Famous, But Worth Reading

A couple weeks ago I posted a list of 5 Christian writers who were breaking the mold of what was expected. Thing is, those guys were pretty famous already. So I wanted to give you a list of writers who are making a difference in their communities, and have thoughts to share on it. Ryan Taylor […]

Grow Your Audience: Five Ways to Get Featured on Freshly Pressed

Every day I go to the WordPress.com homepage, and think, “How did these blogs get to be featured?” A simple google search turned up this result straight from WordPress itself. Hope you can start to apply the lessons given, and become freshly pressed yourself. Happy writing! Five Ways to Get Featured on Freshly Pressed.

Jeff Goins: Who he is, and why you should read his blog and e-books

I have only been reading Jeff’s blog for writers and creatives for about a week now, but I can tell you, it’s fantastic. He is re-releasing his e-book “Every Writer’s Dream” today, and if you buy in the next 24 hours, using the code “stopstalling“, the price will drop from $4.99 to $2.99, and include […]