One never stops blogging

The act of blogging helps solidify your thinking. Like a fine-tooth comb, all your ideas, brain farts, and other collected artifacts will come together to paint a big picture of your depth and understanding.  One never stops blogging, as one never stops thinking. Writing and publishing daily–whether it’s 50 or 500 words–is, therefore, a practice […]

Why you should build your own blog

The best thing about blogs is that they offer alternative thoughts. Unlike traditional publishers, a blogger is typically an individual who presents a unique, honest, and fresh opinionated perspective unmoored from the rules and requirements of journalistic prose. Blog posts are typically shorter, lighter, and more digestible. They can get to the point in just […]

Thanks for reading

Dear readers, thanks again for reading the blog. There’s no better activity than waking up every morning and putting something together on screen, whether’s it’s an op-ed, an inspirational quote, an interesting read, or a cool piece of art or music. This blog is my scrapbook of sorts. Now for the promotional part…  If you […]

Maria Popova: I loathe the term “content”

Brain Pickings blogger Maria Popova sat down with WordPress in the Own Your Content series to discuss evergreen ideas and rethinking the meaning of content. Popova writes about timeless topics. “I am drawn to ideas that remain resonant across time and space, across cultures and civilizations.” If you read her blog, you know that she excels […]

The difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org explained in simple terms

There seems to be a lot of confusion out there still between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. Think of WordPress.com as the all-in-one site building package that hosts all your content and design, pretty much everything! It’s a one-stop shop that comes with WordPress’s own plugins like Jetpack and WooCommerce. Keep in mind that Automatic is the company […]

How to Start Your Blog on WordPress With Bluehost in 3 Steps

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE SEE THE DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. Everyone should blog, whether you’re a business, influencer, hobbyist, or creative. There’s no reason not to, even if no one reads it. Blogs are tools for thinking and making stuff. They are also easy to set up. I strongly recommend using WordPress over Tumblr, […]