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Men’s Poll Question: Your Wife’s Old ‘Friend’ Calls To Catch Up?

What’s the best approach is the question of the boomerpdx Men’s Poll Question?   When one of your wife’s college day boyfriends calls to catch up after a couple of decades, and she tells you about it, then what?   MAN #1   I wouldn’t think the question would ever come up since my wife […]

BLOGGER BEATS SEX CANCER, HIRES WRITING COACH

As if facing any cancer isn’t shocking enough, but sex cancer? From the moment of the first ‘you’ve got cancer’ phone call until this moment, the sense of plague-like certain doom sets in. Will doom plague the rest of my life from sex cancer? Is so that sucks for me, said every cancer patient in […]

GOOGLE ANALYTICS MAKE BETTER READERS

Google Analytics only goes so far. See, numbers don’t lie when they come from the industry standard. If numbers are too much, you also get a map. Either way, when the numbers come in you’ve got to analyze them. Boston must have an auto-dialer working overtime. They’ve come here for 136 sessions amounting to one […]

INFLUENCER MARKETING FOOD PRODUCTION

When an idea takes off with Influencer Marketing, it flies high. How many times do you see an ‘Organic’ label at the grocery store. How about ‘Natural?’ It’s all over television commercials, but what’s it mean? Is ‘organic’ a case of influencer marketing, or just a passing fad? Who’s the influencer? The question resonates with […]

MODERN BLOGGERS BY THE NUMBERS

FOR SALE: modern bloggers and their markets. Go to any bookstore or library and get ready to be overwhelmed by the selections of the printed word. From the looks of it people can’t stop writing, talking, talking about writing, writing about talking. And then there’s the hook. The more you learn about the writer, the […]

ONE WRITER’S RESPONSE TO BLOGGING BLOGGERS

Phillip asked about blogging bloggers, and which direction to take. Comments are a load of fun to read…on other people’s blogs. When you get questions about blogging bloggers and where to start on your blog, it’s gold. Phillip came in on the post with this blog comment: Wonderful blog! Do you have any hints for […]

A BOOMERPDX ‘MOST READ’ REVIEW

Why is “BLACK TAR HEROIN, SAM QUINONES, AND DREAMLAND” the most read? This week’s Most Read tally: Home page / Archives 96 BLACK TAR HEROIN, SAM QUINONES, AND DREAMLAND 57 PRESIDENTIAL BIRDS? YOU CAN’T BLAME DONALD TRUMP 11 HOW TO WRITE AN ARTIST REVIEW, pt 1 11 WHEN THE WRITTEN WORD IS? STOP SIGN 10 […]

WHO READS A GUN VIOLENCE POST?

Who writes a gun violence post? Responsible bloggers need to put their niche aside for a moment to address one of the pressing issues of our time. Gun violence. If you do write such a post, and I hope you do, be prepared for a particular reader and a particular comment. If you post a […]

BLOGGING THE YOU INTO YOUR BLOG

Right now you’re thinking BLOGGING THE YOU into your blog is easier if you’re famous. If being famous is the goal, be famous for you, not that other blogger. You’re it. Everyone else is taken.      

BLOGGER BLOGGING BLOGS

Writers Write About Writing. It’s called review, writing reviews. If you’re into reviews what would you rather do, write about food and drink and travel, or blogs, or books? My advice on BoomerPdx: Do it all. One benefit of reviewing books is you get free books; a detriment to reviewing books is you get free […]