Todays link medley is longer than usual, there were many things worth pointing to this week.
I found this in someone elses link-post but can not remember where. Anyway, Top 100 Motivational Blog Posts of All Time will keep you (and me) busy for a longer time.
Skellie has a post over at her new blog Anywired about Consulting: a Getting Started Guide and she has a guest post at Freelance Switch about 12 Incredibly Crafty Ways to Become a High-Profile Freelancer.
Put Things Off has a post about Warning: If You’re Using These Job Titles, Stop Right Now!, an interesting read about do’s and don’t's.
Liz Handling blogs about How Do You Know When to Quit Your Job?. She concludes that:
A job isn’t a marriage – you can leave whenever you want. Don’t be afraid to look for a new job if your current one isn’t working out for you for whatever reason.
Zen Habits has a post titled Top 30 Tips for Staying Productive and Sane While Working From Home, a compilation of readers advice.
Leo Babauta of Zen Habits announces Dream Come True: I’ve Got a Book Deal! and a new blog, Write To Done: Unmissable Articles About Writing, Twice Weekly. Leo is now a fulltime blogger and writer, I wish him the best of luck!
Leo’s new blog Write To Done already has some posts. Check out What Makes Great Blogwriting? and Edit to Done: Revision and the Art of Being Concise. In How to Write First Thing in the Morning Leo mentions that he gets up at four, I thought I was an early bird getting up at five on workdays. Leo does state that “first thing in the morning” doesn’t have to be 4:00 a.m. — it can be whenever you awake.
Problogger has a guest by Jon Bishop from TechNomads post titled Confucius said – Build a Better Blog. It is an interesting twist applying Confucius sayings to blogging.
BloggerTalks has an interview with Skellie, a successful freelancer on freelancing. Read and learn about how to become succesful in freelance blogging.
Skellie has a guest post over at North x East about 31 Days to Becoming a Better Blogger. Header says “A task a day, for one month. Some are very little, others will take a little while, all of them will make you (and your blog) better.” I have done some of them so I can relax a few days…
Problogger has a guest post about 10 Remarkable (and Free) WordPress Themes.
Problogger has an interesting twist in a post about My Search for the Perfect Cafe [And What it Taught Me about Blogging].
DailyBits posts about Developing a Website for User Interaction talking about different options such as blogs, forums and polls.
Dailybits also has a post about The Essential Website Usability Checklist.
This post is a simple 13-point usability checklist for webmasters. Every good website must be able to answer ‘yes’ to each of these points. How does your site measure up?
DailyBlogTips posts about 4 Characteristics of User-Friendly Websites.