What To Do If All Your Comments Are Ending Up In The WordPress Spam Folder
bloggers resources / tech tips for writers

What To Do If All Your Comments Are Ending Up In The WordPress Spam Folder

I’ve received several emails from readers that they can’t post comments to my blog and others. No surprise Chris the Storyreading Ape came to the rescue with this timely post on how to fix that. To Debbie: I found all of your comments in the Spam folder and unSpammed them. Reblogged on WordPress.com Source: What … Continue reading

End-of-year Tech Tips: Image and Back Up Your Computer
bloggers resources / blogs

End-of-year Tech Tips: Image and Back Up Your Computer

This week, I’m providing tips for end-of-year technology maintenance. These are activities that could (or should) be done once a month if you’re active on your computer, but AT LEAST do them yearly. Like today. Two critical maintenance tasks that lots of people skip are: image your computer back up your documents Image your computer … Continue reading

Grammarly–online or resident grammar checker
bloggers resources / grammar and spelling / writers resources

Grammarly–online or resident grammar checker

George Orwell lamented in his 1946 essay, “Politics and the English Language, that: “Most people who bother with the matter at all would admit that the English language is in a bad way, but it is generally assumed that we cannot by conscious action do anything about it.” ‘Most people’ can safely ignore society’s grammar … Continue reading

End of Year Tips: Is Your Online Presence Up to Date?
bloggers resources / blogs / Uncategorized

End of Year Tips: Is Your Online Presence Up to Date?

This week, I’m providing tips for end-of-year technology maintenance. These are activities that could (or should) be done once a month if you’re active on your computer, but AT LEAST do them yearly. Like this week. For most writers I know, life zooms by, filled with research, writing, editing, critique groups, reading, promotions (of our … Continue reading

27+ Tips I Wish I’d Known About Blogging
bloggers resources / blogs / social networks / Todays Author / Uncategorized / writers tips

27+ Tips I Wish I’d Known About Blogging

A while ago, I wrote a post about what I’d wished I’d known before I started blogging. You can read the article here; I’ll summarize the six gold nuggets for new bloggers: only reblog 10% of someone else’s post. hot links are bad.  it takes a long time to write a post I need to … Continue reading

bloggers resources

12 Take-aways from WordCamp Orange County

This past weekend I attended the fifth annual Orange County California two-day geek WordCamp. These are affordable tech-centric events  held all over the country where WordPress experts share their knowledge in 50-minute sessions (or three-hour workshops) on how to better use your WordPress website or blog (that’s the connection to my writing–I have four blogs … Continue reading