Category Archives: Blogging

Slideshare is this Blogger’s Best Friend

slideshare-logoI was raised on many tried and true “old sayings.” One of them was: Self praise stinks. So I guess this post will stink! In the vein that I’d like to help other bloggers who want to one day make a living from their writing, however, I want to share a happy moment with you.

In case you’re not familiar with me and my writing, I write a Monday to Friday blog called Marcellus Drilling News. It’s all about shale gas drilling in the Marcellus and Utica Shale region of the U.S.—roughly stretching from mid-New York State to Pennsylvania, West Virginia and eastern Ohio. I work hard each weekday to find and share news about this important topic.
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Jazzed About Helping Authors Create Their First Blogs

blog One of the highlights of this year’s Montrose Christian Writers Conference (MCWC) for me was the opportunity to work one-on-one with a number of talented authors and writers to help them establish a blog for the first time. One such author is Marsha Hubler, bestselling author of The Keystone Stables Series of books for young people. Marsha writes about kids and horses—and what young person doesn’t love horses! Marsha is now blogging at:
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Seth Godin and Tom Peters Talk About the Importance of Blogging

Two of the biggest and brightest minds in the world of business (both of them authors), talk about why blogging is vitally important—for everyone! But especially for authors. Seth Godin, once VP of marketing for Yahoo! and author of books like Purple Cow, Permission Marketing and Linchpin sounds off about blogging, as does Tom Peters, once upon a time from McKinsey & Co and the author of business blockbusters including In Search of Excellence. The video is only 1 minute 37 seconds long. Give it a look.