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Obama Visiting Baltimore on His Whistlestop Tour

We all braved 15 degree temps to see and hear Obama in Baltimore. Onward to History on Tuesday!

From Obama in Baltimore

Really, it's all about the people...
From Obama in Baltimore

Blog in 2009 - 5 Motivating Tips

So you started blogging, or you want to start, but you need motivation. After plugging away at this blog for the past 2 years here are my motivating tips.

1. Find a Muse and just write a lot
Do you have a business? Do you have a lot of clients and contacts? Do you have an interesting hobby or project? A baby? Do you travel a lot? Are you into the news or politics? Do you shop a lot? Pick a topic and don't be shy. The more you post, the more you'll think about blogging, and the more you'll get into the flow.

2. See who reads your blog, add Google Analytics
It's really easy, you cut and paste a small snippet of code from Analytics into your blog template and voila! See who visits your blog, where they are from, and which posts are their favorites. See how search engines connect you to your readers. Get Analytics here.

3. Talk about your blog, old school style promotion
I've found that I can use my blog as a conversation topic at parties, with friends, at work etc. Now inst…

New Years Resolutions for Growth

I don't need to loose weight or quit smoking. I don't need to get a job. I don't need a man. I don't really Neeeeed anything! But I want the following in 2009

Learn to play music and DJ

Grow my own veggies and then cook them or can them. Even make booze outta them.

Grow Studioroom

Draw and paint a lot and get that work out there

Travel more, perhaps drive to Talkeetna in May :)

HAPPY 2009!