Telling your story: Is that niche enough?

Photo by Flickr user Jill Clardy

Photo by Flickr user Jill Clardy

How do you tell your story? How do you use your story to connect with others?

A few weeks back I attended a #MozTalk with some of my work peeps on Digital Storytelling. (If you want the official break down you can find it on Please Advise.) This experience was cool because I got to thinking about how people connect through stories. And how stories can connect people. And then, how I tell my own. Continue reading

How valuable is a tagline?

The sign said no one over 95lbs. Whoops.

The sign said no one over 95lbs. Whoops.

Today’s Blogging 101 challenge is to write your tagline. Dang. Taglines aren’t really my sweet spot. Neither are titles. I’m not witty and I don’t know how to create catchy one liners. A tagline doesn’t have to be either of those things but that’s what I would prefer.

Now my mother, she can write a tagline. She’s a punster. A master of spontaneous creativity and humor. But that is neither here nor there because my mother will not be writing my tagline. (I texted her but she hasn’t responded.) Continue reading