the 5 love languages of bloggers

How to Speak the 5 Love Languages of Your Blog Readers

 “Hey baby, what’s your love language?”

Sound like a cheesy pick-up line? It totally is.

But it’s also a very cool book called, The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts. It was a big hit maybe 10 years ago, and I read it when my hubs and I were first married.

The idea is that everyone has a different “love language” — a way that they prefer to give and receive love and affection — and by speaking to your loved one …

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editorial calendars

What My 8-Bit Barbie Game Taught Me About my Editorial Calendar

“Plans have changed, Barbie,” was a constant refrain/inside joke in my house growing up.

When I was a kid, we had a Commodore 64, one of the first personal desktop computers.

(Am I dating myself here? Hmmm…)

Mostly? My sister and I used it to play games. (I don’t remember my parents ever using it, except my dad occasionally playing a flight simulator game.) And my sister’s favorite, by far, was the Barbie …

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Elements of a High Quality Website [Hint: Great Content!]

I saw this great infographic from QuickSprout, and I wanted to share it because it points out something very important: 8 out of the top 10 elements of a high quality website have to do with having stellar content.

8 out of 10 of the elements of a quality website have to do with content. @neilpatel

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Courtesy of: Quick Sprout

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How to Storyboard Your Content Marketing Success

As you may or may not know, I was a film major in college.  Yup. That’s baby-faced Lacy, my senior year in high-school, posing with the props of what was to be my career.

And while I now lovingly (and only half-jokingly) refer to my film degree as “my $80,000 cocktail party conversation starter,” being a film student taught me an awful lot about storytelling.

If you want to learn how to tell a compelling story? Study movies.  I think people tend to discount popular movies as not being “art,” but …

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