My SamSphere friend Chad Everson has posted a thorough step-by-step guide to using twitter for blog promotion. Personally, I find twitter fun and useful for many reasons, some of which have nothing to do with blog promotion. It’s a social networking site, which means that its core purpose is connecting people with other people. If… Read More How to Use Twitter to Promote Your Blog, with a Note of Caution
Michael Steele, former Lt. Gov. of Maryland and current candidate for Republican National Committee chairman, held a conference call with bloggers today. It was an encouraging half-hour for those of us who hope that the GOP will return to its core principles. “We are the conservative party,” Lt. Gov. Steele reminded his audience. He called… Read More Michael Steele’s Bloggers’ Call
Good writing is active, and verbs are the primary words that convey action, making the verb(s) the most important word(s) in almost any sentence. Without at least one verb, a group of words is merely a phrase; it cannot be a sentence. A single verb can form a complete sentence, although its subject you is… Read More Writing Well: Action!
The Americans for Prosperity summit on “Defending the American Dream” is winding down to the final reception about now, and it has been a great conference. The highlight was last night’s “Tribute to Ronald Reagan” dinner. My old friend Dinesh D’Souza noted that today’s America has two parties: the stupid party and the evil party.… Read More Defending the Dream