Category Archives: Blogging

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The Shortest Distance Between Any Two Points Is

A straight line. I was perusing my web logs and noticed that no fewer than 6 people ended up here recently while looking for the answer to that question.  I’m not sure how they get here, surely there are better search results.  But, nonetheless, I

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Pings WordPress and Feedburner

For many years now, I have just followed the conventional wisdom when it comes to maximizing things like pings, trackbacks, feeds and WordPress.  But, lately, I’ve been looking into it a little bit more, and I have come to find out, that 99% of what

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Taking Twitter Seriously

I have mentioned on more than one occasion here that I’m not much of a social media person.  Generally, as a professional writer that doesn’t really hurt me.  Sure, there are all kinds of organizations and people out there who are looking for people to

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WordPress Theme Hacking

I’ve become obsessed with themes in WordPress. Nothing seems to be exactly what I want, although there are a lot of great themes out there. Currently I’m using this grid based theme (see credit in footer). I’ve been hacking at it for a while now,

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WordPress Images

Shouldn’t Wordpress have an upload image button in the Write Post interface?

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Blogging Software Search

Ok, now that I’m running several websites: www.financegourmet.com www.arcticllama.com www.undefeateddaddy.com with more on the way, I need good blogging software. By good I mean I need it to do more than just be a text editor with a publish button. This theme I’m using uses