The Perils of Working on an Empty Stomach

Now that I’m in my mid-30s, I try and pay attention to what I eat. My wife and I take special care to eat fresh meals and avoid anything that is “processed.” Besides the what, we also try our best to eat when we need to. Trying to sleep when I’ve got a hole in my stomach is next to impossible for me. Study upon study has shown how not eating has terrible consequences for your physical health. However, an increasing body of evidence shows that hunger also affects your brain and your ability Continue Reading

Why I Love Using Diigo to Keep Track of My Links

You don’t need me to tell you – the web is literally stuffed with all kinds of interesting articles, videos, podcasts and blogs on just about anything imaginable. When you begin researching a given topic, it can be easy to pile up 10-12 different webpages containing insightful content. Nowhere is this more true than in the online marketing and freelance copywriting profession – every day, we wake up and browse our Twitter and LinkedIn feeds and find all kinds of wonderful tips on everything Continue Reading

Why You Should Never Post Your Blog Draft On the Same Day

You’ve spent half your day or more pouring over your draft jam packed with 2000+ words of valuable information for your target audience. It has sub-headings, bullet lists, two graphs and a picture. You plan on including a video eventually too… You’re eager to get it on your blog ASAP. I understand the urge – you’re ready to share your masterpiece with the world. So you open up Wordpress, upload it and hit publish. You then proceed to draft up a robust social media update and post it on Continue Reading