Category Archives: Free-For-All
You could win a 2013 Small Business Marketing Calendar, just by reading and commenting on this post! Read on…
By Elizabeth Kraus
Last week an image of Batman came across my news feed with the caption:
“Be yourself. Unless you get a chance to be Batman. If you get a chance to be Batman, you’d probably better do it.”
That got my attention – despite the fact that I am now in my mid 40s and should probably have outgrown my appreciation of Batman, he is still my favorite superhero. read more >
The Blogging Bistro team is delighted to announce the online debut of best-selling author, Gilbert Morris. Many of us grew up devouring Gilbert Morris’s novels – he’s been penning inspirational historical romances for over 30 years, and has sold more… read more >
Davis Bunn, one of our author clients, is giving away 100 ‘influencer’ copies of his soon-to-be-published novels, Rare Earth and Hidden in Dreams. If you’re not familiar with Davis Bunn’s work, this would be a great opportunity to get introduced… read more >
Merry Christmas from the Blogging Bistro team: Laura, Robert, Jenn, Marty, Christian, Josh, and Sandi! Enjoy “Carol of the Bells” (for 12 cellos), performed by The Piano Guys: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9GtPX6c_kg
Do you ever get fed up with the health gurus who spoil the holidays by advising you how to eat right and stay fit during this oh-so-tempting time of year? The author of the following e-mail took it upon herself… read more >
YouTube’s closed caption tool automatically generates captions for videos you upload based on what it thinks you’re saying. Or, in this case, singing. And sometimes… well… the interpretation tool gets creative with the translation. In this video, Rhett & Link… read more >
“There comes a point where we must risk everything, our heritage and our training and our future direction, upon a course for which there is no standard definition.”
-Miriam Al-Quais in Book of Dreams
World-renowned psychologist and author, Dr. Elena Burroughs, bases her professional abilities to interpret people’s dreams upon a carefully honed objectivity. She holds patients and their issues at arm’s length.
But when a wealthy and powerful patient describes a recurring dream that defies normal analysis, Elena’s comfortable existence is instantly shattered. read more >
Did you just go through a bad breakup? Have an ex you’d like to make jealous?
“I’ll leave you cute comments and all of those other things a girlfriend does! This offer is not just for the guys, ladies are welcomed too!”
This is just one of the many bizarre and entertaining services offered at fiverr, a website where you can buy and sell things you’re willing to do for $5.
Other examples in the “Social Marketing” category:
The November issue of Consumer Reports just arrived, and my 15-year-old son and I raced to see who could flip to the inside back cover fastest (he won). The last page of the magazine features bloopers: misspellings in advertisements, missing… read more >
Every once in a while, I discover a free online tool that makes my eyes light up. Joliprint is my latest discovery (thanks to my friends at WinePress Publishing for pointing it out). Joliprint instantly creates a nicely-formatted, printable PDF… read more >