Tag: Writing

Paying for SEO on bad content is like putting lipstick on a pig.

  Paying for SEO on bad content is like putting lipstick on a pig. Go the extra mile on content development first. Make it shine, make it engaging, make it meaningful!    

Want Great Clients? Get Your Sh*t Together.

The two most common questions I get asked when I tell people I am a writer: 1) What do you write? 2) How do you find your clients? The answer to the first question is pretty straightforward: I solve explanation problems for CEOs and founders who don’t have time to

I’m your Ghostwriter, Writer for Money

What do you think of when you hear the term, ghostwriter?  I get a mixed reaction from way too excited (because they think I’m writing for celebrities rather than real people–real people are way cooler btw), or a face that betrays their thoughts that I’m somehow selling myself for money. 

Push Notification

Click my buttons Like my post Do you know I wait for it? Electrifying notification Like that night long ago Do you remember? Flush with anticipation Three seats down Separated by new loves Our eyes meet From that place you were looking That grin threatens to spark the flash pan

Laughter in the Empty House

I meander around the empty house, confined by the vows of my life sentence. I eat, but I am still hungry. I sleep, but I am still tired. The emptiness cloaks me like the familiarity of a favorite blanket. As I pass through the hallway to retrieve more wine from

Writer Routines: Albert Einstein

When you are self-employed, you have a lot of freedom with how to get your work done. I love starting my day reading; it’s an excellent way to wake up my brain (while not talking to anyone). But other than that, I have no particular routine for completing my work.

At a Stone’s Throw

The wedding is over. The pictures are done. We are enjoying a toast to the happy couple in the middle of a glorious old bridge that stretches the harbor in the warehouse district. The clouds have begun to roll across the sky, obliterating any chance of starlight this evening. Turning

stop sign

Stop Giving Your Work Away!

Creatives, artists, freelancers – stop what you are doing right now and hear me say this: Whether it is the written word, graphic design, editing, photography, video, etc., you are providing art. You are providing a skill. You are providing a craft – likely one that has taken years to

I Chose You.

The Future is History

I kept your letters, so I could keep a piece of you. A door left open, symmetry in motion. In a time and place, many worlds apart.   -BLH

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