Tag: blogs

The Slacker Returneth

I've needed a kick in the posterior to get me back to blogging, instead of merely Tweeting and Facebook-ing. There's nothing wrong, mind you, with Twitter or Facebook — they do get you a widespread audience potentially. But sometimes it's really hard to fit what you want to say into a mere 140 characters! Fortunately …

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A Few Obligatory Post-Inaugural Thoughts

Art of the Firebird still isn’t a political blog, but I’ve had a couple of thoughts over the last few days to share.? Yesterday, all day, when reading through so many of the blogs I follow, you would have thought that the sun was shining everywhere around the world, the sky was full of rainbows, …

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One World-One Heart 2009 Giveaway

UPDATE: Comments are now locked, and I’ll be choosing/announcing the winner later today! The third annual One World-One Heart event, started by Lisa “oceandreamer” Swifka to bring bloggers around the world together, starts today!? The event encourages people to visit participating blogs and get to know other bloggers, and as incentive many bloggers are hosting …

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What Type is My Blog?

According to Typealyzer, the Art of the Firebird blog is Myers-Briggs type ESTP, which they define as: ESTP – The Doers The active and play-ful type. They are especially attuned to people and things around them and often full of energy, talking, joking and engaging in physical out-door activities. The Doers are happiest with action-filled …

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NaBloPoMo again?

Yep, even though the NaBloPoMo group is active all year around, November is officially National Blog Posting Month, with the challenge of posting every day for 30 days. I did it successfully last year (yay me!) and I do believe I’m going to give it another shot.? This time might be a bit of a …

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Show the little folks some blog love!

Chuck Westbrook just came up with a great idea to help out some of the bloggers out there with great content, but not enough of an audience for it. Check out How You Can Help End the Problem of Blogs With Great Content but No Readers. I’m going to participate in hopes of at least …

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Woo-hoo!

NaBloPoMo is over, and I succeeded in meeting the challenge!? I wrote a post every single day of November…and two on Sundays, with my Best of the Week posts.? Sure, not all of them were great literature; some of them were just hastily thrown together to keep the string going.? Then again, the challenge didn’t …

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