My Favourite Teacher

I was commenting on Danny at Dream Big's Question of the Day yesterday. The question was "What is the name of the teacher who had a positive influence in your life?" I answered very quickly and confidently with Mrs. (Lillian) Juk. Mrs. Juk was my teacher for both grades five and seven. I can honestly …

Reblog – 13 Simple Blogging Tips

Danny at Dream Big has some great blogging tips.


Dream Big, Dream Often


Here are a few tips I offer to some of my fellow bloggers. Most of these I list because I have noticed numerous issues during my morning reading.

Here are my 13 simple blogging tips:

  1. Use spell check and proofread your writing before hitting send.  I forget about this one sometimes and allow simple errors to publish.
  2. Keep posts to between 400-1200 words max if you post often.  If you post less frequently, then aim for 2,000 words or so.  I know Google gives more validity to posts that are longer, but your readers will get tired of reading extremely long, frequent posts.  That is unless they are incredibly helpful or super interesting.
  3. Post consistently throughout the day: 5 posts per day is my target.
  4. Don’t try to out think the room.  Meaning: stop stringing complicated themes together with even more complicated words. Keep your writing style simple and don’t…

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