What Most “Successful” Bloggers Forget to Share

My wife passed me this article last night about how many “successful” authors don’t share explicitly with their audience that they are essentially “sponsored” in their writing careers:

The truth is, my husband’s hefty salary makes my life as a writer easy. Pretending otherwise doesn’t help anyone.

The reality is this happens online as well as many (self-proclaimed) “successful” bloggers out there actually have full-time jobs that really support them financially or they have their spouse’s work that does all the heavy-lifting.

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The Drop

The concept of The Drop is not new as it’s essentially Product Hunt… but for music. But, it’s utility might actually be more useful for me and I’m already enjoying the first round of picks (it’s clearly a new site).

Could be a really cool place to find new music and tunes.

The Gift of Writing (To My Daughter)

One thing that I’m generously encouraging for my oldest as we continue to explore new activities for hackschool is writing consistently, if not daily.

The value of this precious activity can’t be overstated as it’s increasing her ability to communicate in every possible facet of her life. And, just like me, it’s forcing her to slow down and contemplate important ideas and experiences that she’s encountered through the day (or via her daily assignments).

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