- Brigham Young UniversityLinguistics, 2010
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Why I Just Deleted Two of My Infoproducts, Several Blogs, and a Handful ...
Over the past couple weeks, I’ve been on a mission to simplify my online presence and my internet business. The result has been an agressive
8 Types of Really Crappy eBooks (Yours Isn’t One, Is it?)
Today was the first day of my Week of eBook Consumption. I organized my collection of 900+ ebooks and ended up deleting about 300 of them. M
5 Reasons Why I Started a New Blog After Repeatedly Telling Myself Not To
I started a new blog last week. It’s something I’ve been struggling with for the past few months—do I do it or do I not? Here’s why I did it
This Will Be the Last Blogging Bookshelf Blog Post… Ever
I will no longer be blogging at BloggingBookshelf.com. Why? Because I’m rebranding the blog. I’m changing the name and changing the scope of
Reflections on My First Three Weeks of Running a News/Fan Blog
www.bloggingbookshelf.com - written by Tristan Higbee
Amazopia, my blog about Amazon.com news and tips, is a few weeks old now. It’s really the first news/fan blog I’ve ever had, and it’s definitely a different
A Nifty New Blog Post Idea for Any Blog [QUICK TIP]
As I read other blogs, I’m always on the lookout for blog post ideas that I can take and apply to my own blogs. I came across one idea over
Why I Started and Then Abandoned a Podcast (and Why You Should Care)
Five months ago I got it in my head to start a podcast. I’d never podcasted before but I was a rabid podcast listener. I mean, how hard coul
An Ingenious New (Really!) Way to Make Money Blogging
I ran across a great blog post the other day about why Dropbox was recently valued at a staggering $5 billion and how it got to that stage.
Blogging While Traveling: 8 Tips Gleaned from My 3 Week Road Trip
I just got back home from my mountain climbing road trip through the northwestern United States. It was awesome, but keeping my blog and bus
How to Add More Value to an eBook (or Any Digital Product)
Note: Today was day 3 in my Week of eBook Consumption. This week I’m decluttering my ebook collection and writing something about it every d
What Do the Top 100 Blogs Actually Blog About? [CASE STUDY]
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it takes for a blog to get BIG. Not like Copyblogger big, but like Huffington Post or Mashable bi
103 Ways to Improve Your Blog in 15 Minutes or Less
Last week I made a number of small improvements to my blog’s design when I had a few minutes to spare. And then I realized that there are a
Have You Installed My Free WordPress Plugin? You Really Should
Last year I created nifty little WordPress plugin that all bloggers should be using. It’s free, it’s simple, and it solves a big problem. It
Announcing My New Magazine, Digital Publishing Lab, and How to Get it fo...
A couple months ago the idea to start a magazine related to what I write about here on The Backlight popped into my head, and the first issu
DPP005: Kindle and PDF Publishing Mistakes, Selling Interviews, and 10 M...
In this episode of the Digital Publishing Podcast (of which there is a full transcript below, as usual), I cover 12 different topics from mi