Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

What I’m Reading This Week

I’m posting this reading list a bit late this week, but it’s for good reason — I was out living. I hope you were doing the same, enjoying the everyday beauty of today. Here’s what I’ve been reading this week.

The Meaning of Words

Words used to mean something. To be sure, language evolves and the meanings of words change with context. But I hope you’re beginning to understand the impact of words. Words matter.

Did You Make a Difference This Week?

World Vision Blogging Campaign to Help Japan

This is another post that you author. As I drive home from a long week of work in Georgia, this blog belongs to you today. Here goes:

Tell me something that you did this week to make a difference. Tell me something meaningful you did.

Stop Wasting Time on Facebook and Join a Real Community

How to stop wasting time on Facebook

Facebook can really suck your life away if you’re not careful. I stopped using it quite so much over a year ago so that I could focus more on my blog and work. Here are some tips for how to stop wasting time on Facebook and be more productive.

The Idiot-proof Basics of Writing SEO Pages

SEO Pages Robot

I’ve been perpetually frustrated with people telling me the “basics of SEO” in robot language, so I started learning it for myself by asking friends dumb questions, finding useful articles on the web, and trying it out for myself. Here’s some of what I’ve learned.