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How to Get Started Blogging

Tips for new bloggers.<p>A listener named Daniel wrote in asking how to deal with specific fears he has about blogging, and it reminded me that good …

Writing

10 Ways to Write an Irresistible Intro to Your Blog Post

Shares 378<p>Imagine you’ve been invited to a party where you don’t know anyone.<p>You’ve come through the door, grab a drink, and stand there feeling like …

19 (More) Strategies for Finding Readers

Yaro has already kicked us off on this topic of how to find readers for a new blog but I thought I’d pull together a few ideas on the topic also …

How to Grow Your Blog from 0 to 100,000 Visitors Per Month

Could You Do Me a Favor?If you could take 2 minutes to leave a rating & review on iTunes that would totally ROCK my world! Click Here to Leave a …

Marketing

Season 3, Episode 8: How to Write a Blog Post in 70 Minutes or Less [Podcast]

<i>My Step-by-Step Workflow for Content Creation</i>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 8 of the <i>This Is Your Life</i> podcast. In this eighth episode, Michele Cushatt …

Workflow

Blogging: Why You Should (and Shouldn't) Stick to Your Vertical

When you first get started with blogging, you’ll have to make a lot of decisions. You’ll need to decide on the topics that you’ll explore in your …

5 Things That Will Take Your Blogs To The Next Level

I'm not going to sit here and tell you how important blogging is for your traffic, leads and sales. You've probably heard it before. You might have …

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Comments That Open Doors with Popular Bloggers

You’ve heard the advice a million times.Write great comments, and your blog will magically grow. Why, it’s so easy even a caveman can do it!And it’s …

Writing

Yes, you can make money off of blogging. Here's how.

Think blogging is just a fun hobby? Think again: you can make some money off of it through selling ad space and product reviews on your blog.<p>I've …

What Marketing Experts Don't Understand About Blogging

Blogging isn't just limited to WordPress. Here's how you can use social media sites like blogs.<p>Starting a blog has never been easier and here is where to start a blog: Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Medium. Now, I know what you're saying --- "Those aren't blogs". Actually, they are. Any social media …

Marketing

Doom Fiction

In the realm of science fiction, few things are as much fun to read about as the near extinction of the human race.<p>Some awful catastrophe strikes …

The 15 Best Fiction Books of 2015 So Far

Nothing is sacred in contemporary fiction! That’s the lesson taught by the best books (so far) of 2015. From high-comedic novels that challenge race, …

Never Get Too Fancy

A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation<p>by Noah Lukeman<p>Adventures in the Screen Trade<p>by William Goldman<p>APE: Author, Publisher, …

Five Ways Point of View Can Make You a Better Writer by Janice Hardy

<i>Think you know POV? Janice Hardy shows us how POV can take your writing to a new level.</i> <i>Welcome back, Janice!</i>Whenever a new writer asks me to share …

Creative Writing

Literary Fiction’s Open Secret

With the publication of my second book, ‘Little Known Facts,’ lightning seemed to strike. This novel was reviewed on the cover of the New York Times …

Building the most productive data science stack with Python

At Base, we are all about productivity. We’re building Base to make sales professionals and whole organizations 10 times more productive. But there …

GitHub Atom's Code-Editor Nerds Take Over Their Universe

Chris Wanstrath was in love with Emacs.<p>Emacs is a nearly 40-year-old computer program that lets you, well, edit text. It's a way of tinkering with …

Are you using any of these coding languages?

Spotted this interesting article on Bloomberg. Here are 9 coding languages that were created as far back as the 1950s that are still in use today. …

11 popular programming languages that can help you land a job

There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others. When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — and they don't always want to experiment with newcomers like Google …

Should a Driverless Car Decide Who Lives or Dies?

The gearheads in Detroit, Tokyo and Stuttgart have mostly figured out how to build driverless vehicles. Even the Google guys seem to have solved the …

NASA, Microsoft Collaborate to Bring Science Fiction to Science Fact

NASA and Microsoft are teaming up to develop Sidekick, a new project using commercial technology to empower astronauts aboard the International Space …

Sci-fi or real life? Six fictional ideas that are happening now

As scientists invent a Back to the Future hoverboard, here are some sci-fi ideas that have become reality - and a couple that might not be far away<p>Good news for Back to the Future fans as Lexus claim to have <b>invented a hoverboard</b>. They're <b>not the first to make the claim</b>, but it seems we are inching …

Drawing Robot Sketches C-3PO and a T-800 Terminator

Yeah, Patrick Tresset's 'Robot Portraits' series gets meta.<p>In a world where robots can make art, what's art school for? Why not take up engineering? While we're not there quite yet, artist Patrick Tresset has been imagining a future where Asimov's three laws of robotics have been rendered …

Super ‘Humans’: AMC’s Promising New Sci-Fi Import

Traditionally, stories about artificial intelligence have been told to frighten as much as to entertain. From <i>Metropolis</i> to <i>The Matrix</i>, Hollywood has a …

Black Mirror

'Star Trek 3' Begins Filming -- See the First Set Photos, Plus More On the 2016 Sequel

The next installment of <i>Star Trek</i> began principal photography today. It could very well be a departure of sorts from the previous two installments, if …

Star Trek

Biological weapons and designer babies: 15 years of decoding humanity’s DNA

On 26th June 2000, the Human Genome Project announced that they had a sequence of the human genome. Here’s how our understanding of DNA has changed the world since<p>15 years ago, President Bill Clinton and Prime Minster Tony Blair announced that humanity’s code was definitively cracked: scientists …