When you run a blog, sooner or later you'll start seeing an occasional business pitch in your inbox. I can rule most out as bogus right away.
It seems difficult it doesn't feel that long ago that I marked the blog's last birthday. But this week, it's time for the 17th anniversary!
When I changed my blog's logo, that meant taking on a second project. But I quickly realized I had a problem with some stock images I use.
For years I've talked about the importance of planning ahead and editorial calendars. But last month, I managed a post scheduling miracle.
I always take a moment at the end of the year to look back at what I've written here at Patrick's Place. Here's a look at my best 2020 posts.
I spent a good bit of 2020 avoiding looking at my web numbers. Honestly, the possibilities I expected Google Analytics to reveal scared me.
For some, working from home allows working in pajamas. But should bloggers dress for work when they sit down to write a post?
The unfortunate trend of adding text over images continues in blogging. But beware: it can cause design issues. I'll show you why.
When you run a website for a while, you'll surely receive an unsolicited website design proposal. But some 'cold call' emails miss the mark.
Are you thinking about changing your blog's publishing schedule? If you do, I think it's important to let readers know about the change.
Bloggers often struggle with the proper ways of rewriting news articles to create new content on their sites.
I think most of us who blog with there were more hours in the day to keep up with deadlines. But writing fast doesn't always help you.
Do you tend to write blog posts the day they get published or do you plan ahead and manage to stock up your blog a week or more ahead?
If you've ever read blogs late at night or a bit too early in the morning and you wished for a dark mode option, it's out there.