Yoast SEO: A Review of the Readability Feature

Now that I’ve gotten Yoast SEO installed, finally, what does it actually DO? Here’s a quick review of the plug-in after a week of using it. I focus on its main feature: readability. Honestly, I didn’t think this one would matter much.  Actually, I’m finding its probably one of the best features.  And this readability… Read More

The Snowflake Method in Planning Blog Content

When we first start a blog, we can easily get caught up in over-planning.  This can create writer’s block, anxiety, and nifty way to procrastinate actually writing blog content. My method is a combination of Randy Ingermanson’s “snowflake” method and my own home-made process of creating a loose structure for planning blog content.  Read More

Writing Prompts: Stifle

WordPress has this amazing blog, TheDailyPost, which provides a daily word as a writing prompt–a great opportunity for new writers. Today’s word is “stifle.”  Feeling suppression, that choking sense of either doing it to ourselves or having others suppress US is one of the ingredients in many a decision to become a blogger.  Being able… Read More