The Best Way to Get Over Your Blog Embarrassment

The Best Way to Get Over Your Blog Embarrassment via KLWightman.com
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I have a confession: It’s not easy for me to talk about my blog.

Even after years of blogging, I still have to muster the courage to continue the conversation when the topic of “so, you have a blog?” arises.

I’m certainly not ashamed of my blog. I enjoy blogging about writing, blogging, marketing and social media. I love connecting with my readers and geeking out over my readership analytics.

So why all the embarrassment?

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Should You Blog Around The Holidays?

Should You Blog Around the Holidays? via KLWightman.com
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With Labor Day meaning an extra day off for us nine-to-fivers, a tempting thought came across my mind: I should skip blogging this week.

But my conscience soon kicked in. “Don’t let your readers down. They’re counting on a post from you come Tuesday.”

Then I had an epiphany. Do my readers (that’s you!) count on a blog post from me around the holidays?

So I came up with a balanced compromise: I’ll write a blog post about this.

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What the Heck are WordPress Categories?

What the Heck are WordPress Categories via KLWightman.com
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I discovered WordPress categories once I stopped being stubborn. I’ve always seen it housed snugly under Posts in the sidebar. I’ve always seen it prominently displayed in the blog post tool editor above Tags.

I just chose to ignore it. And do I regret it.

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I Stopped Blogging for a Month & Here’s What I Learned

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Thanks to my fans for your patience while I took a month-long hiatus! This blog post explains that I wasn’t being lazy during my time away from KLWightman.com.

In fact, I was conducting a digital data experiment—and here are the results.

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