Shaan Hurley has been with Typepad since 2003! His blog, Between the Lines, is all about Autodesk products and technologies. He has the inside scoops because he is an employee there. What is Autodesk? Well , it is a company that “makes software for people who make things!” He writes about anything related to design and technology, sprinkled in with some personal fun photography. Check out Between the lines and go behinds the scenes at Autodesk.
If you are like me, you can get lost in a good TED Talk binge. From Cognitive Science to Farming, TED has everything you need. Recently during a trip down the rabbit hole, I found some that I thought would inspire my fellow Typepad bloggers. These are videos to help you get the motivation, time, and understanding you need to keep blogging.
Success, failure and the drive to keep creating
Elizabeth Gilbert was once an "unpublished diner waitress," devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of 'Eat, Pray, Love,' she found herself identifying strongly with her former self. With beautiful insight, Gilbert reflects on why success can be as disorienting as failure and offers a simple -- though hard -- way to carry on, regardless of outcomes.
How to get better at the things you care about
Working hard but not improving? You're not alone. Eduardo Briceño reveals a simple way to think about getting better at the things you do, whether that's work, parenting or creative hobbies. And he shares some useful techniques so you can keep learning and always feel like you're moving forward
How to gain control of your free time
There are 168 hours in each week. How do we find time for what matters most? Time management expert Laura Vanderkam studies how busy people spend their lives, and she's discovered that many of us drastically overestimate our commitments each week, while underestimating the time we have to ourselves. She offers a few practical strategies to help find more time for what matters to us, so we can "build the lives we want in the time we've got."
Go ahead, make up new words
In this fun, short talk from TEDYouth, lexicographer Erin McKean encourages — nay, cheerleads — her audience to create new words when the existing ones won’t quite do. She lists out 6 ways to make new words in English, from compounding to “verbing,” in order to make language better at expressing what we mean, and to create more ways for us to understand one another.
How to start a movement
With help from some surprising footage, Derek Sivers explains how movements really get started. (Hint: it takes two.)
How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas
Do you sometimes have your most creative ideas while folding laundry, washing dishes or doing nothing in particular? It's because when your body goes on autopilot, your brain gets busy forming new neural connections that connect ideas and solve problems. Learn to love being bored as Manoush Zomorodi explains the connection between spacing out and creativity.
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If you are interested in sparkly products and projects, water coloring, art journals, doodling, making cards, and much more check out Sparkle Tart. From Australia, Kate loves art and showcasing her creative side for all to see and be inspired. Art should be fun and her blog provides excellent tutorials to help you get started. Explore her blog today and learn how she got the name Sparkle Tart.
Lucy is the creative brains behind the blog Attic 24, showcasing her passion for crocheting and color. Attic 24 has amazing tutorials to help you create unique crochet and cross stitching projects (a new passion). You can also read about her family's adventures in Yorkshire Dales, England. Her latest blog post, Making the Seasons :: March, is a great mix between DIY and crocheting to create a beautiful spring center piece.
EAB Designs has been with Typepad since 2009! Julie is a designer, and her blog enables her to share aspects of her business and product, as well as lifestyle and tutorial posts. As an avid baker, entertainer, and crafter, most posts are centered around what she is currently working on, welcoming the reader in with inviting photography. As a result of her blog, she has been featured in numerous national magazine publications, including Artful Blogging. She is proud to still maintain a sponsor and ad free blog, which is becoming quite rare in today's blogging world!
Typepad is a community of bloggers and we love to use Everything Typepad to spotlight our members. We will feature your blog with your logo, links to your social media accounts, and a blurb about you and your blog. Tell everyone what makes your blog great, and why they should start reading it!
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On the top right, click on the green Renew button. In the pop up, select how many years you want to renew the domain. You can renew up to 9 years. It is also recommended you select Include Privacy. Now click on Renew Domain Name.
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The Daily Galaxy was founded in 2007 by Val Landi. He built his blog on the vision that science and space exploration would dominate popular culture in the 21st century. The Daily Galaxy presents news and insight about current discoveries, people and events changing the knowledge of our planet and the universe. Learn something new every day with their amazing images, video and easy to understand stories.
March 23rd, 2018 is National Puppy Day. We would like to spotlight all the great puppies (and dogs, because all dogs are puppies!) who help you blog. During the day we will be spotlighting our puppy bloggers with links to their Typepad blogs on our social media sites.
Click on the button below to submit your pooch picture and your blog information. See you March 23rd!
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