Month: August 2009

How Much of Social Networking is Too Much?

There has been a huge buzz surrounding the advantages of using social networking websites to promote your home business. Websites like Twitter and Facebook have been hailed as the latest, greatest way to gain more traffic to your website, and promote business programs that you are involved with. But, did you know that there are ways that social networking can harm your efforts at running a successful business?

Six Tips to De-Stress Your Writing Life

You look at yourself in the mirror and ask “Is that vein supposed to throb like that?” In the back of your mind, you’re pretty sure it isn’t supposed to. Stress hits everyone at some point in their lives. But it seems to hit writers more often. The solitary life we lead just adds to the amount of stress. Not to mention the deadlines, projects, family obligations, work problems, appointments, meetings, lack of exercise, poor diet, and everything else we have to accomplish in a day. Here are some things you can do to relax without taking too much time away from your writing, or life.