I really enjoy listening whenever Merlin Mann talks about blogging. Because even with Merlin's hate of pointless productivity blogs, and of all the crappy things people do with social media, when he talks about blogging you still get a sense that it's something he thinks is worth doing, and that it's worth doing well. Merlin's … Continue reading Your Ideas And Blogging the Crap Out of Them
When Identity and Blogs Don’t Mix
Sometimes Tumblr blogs can be really annoying (hold on)!. Many times I’ll find myself on a blog after clicking a reblogged post in my Tumblr dashboard, and for just some reason, the blog won’t have any information at all as to who’s site it is. Every time I find myself on a Tumblr blog not … Continue reading When Identity and Blogs Don’t Mix
Back. With Style No Less.
It's been a long while since this site has seen much action. It feels good to write something with some thought to it again. I want to take a bit of time tonight and a bit of journaling, a bit of reflecting, and a bit of looking forward on to ideas that matter. I really … Continue reading Back. With Style No Less.
Have I Not Explained It All Yet?
You may have noticed a lot of talk from me lately dealing with the specifics of Tumblr and of Posterous. You may have also noticed that the content is coming out from my Tumblr site (www.malcolmbastien.com) more so than my other blog http://www.openmode.ca. The reason for all this was I wanted less, so that I … Continue reading Have I Not Explained It All Yet?
Some Blogging Wisdom
Me: Great piece. Sometimes I forget about that sort of thing, but while still not running ads, I don’t take advantage of my blog enough as a way to drive this extra value. I have to remember to write TO my audience, and not just write what I think most people will find interesting and … Continue reading Some Blogging Wisdom