I have a tendency to be disorganised sometimes, so a few months ago I started using a daily planner. I print one off every morning, and work out what I'm doing while I have my first coffee of the day. Grab yourself a free copy of the planner I use and see if it helps you too!
5 April 2016 | list, images
Blog posts without images are OK, but images can add a wow factor, and with the rise of visual sharing services like Pinterest, a great image can make the difference between your post getting seen and vanishing into the crowd.
4 April 2016
Find our more about the person behind the website - a potted history of Dave's work on the web, and an introduction to Get Post Cookie.
For the last ten years or do, I've been releasing cheat sheets on my various sites. Originally ILoveJackDaniels.com, then AddedBytes.com, and now Cheatography.com. They were free for the most part, but when I launched Cheatography I decided to play with some paid options. Read on to find out what I did, and what I found out.
1 April 2016 | portfolio, the start
Before I start planning my first steps towards a better passive income, I need to turn a critical eye to my current set of websites. I have more sites than time, so I need to understand where best to spend my time, and where the opportunities are.
I have been building passive income websites for a long time, but the passive income was always an afterthought. I enjoy what I do, but it's time to take a more directed approach, and that starts with better understanding what "passive income" actually means to me.
11 January 2016 | twins, family
In November 2015, Mrs Dave and I were lucky enough to add a pair of identical twin girls to our little family. This is, from my hazy memory, what the first few weeks had in store, with some tips for dads of twins thrown in for good measure.
Nearly ten years after stopping smoking, I'm still occasionally asked how I did it. It turns out, it's easier than you might think, and all it really takes is a little introspection.
About eight weeks ago, we found out my lovely wife was pregnant. I thought she was very pregnant. About six weeks ago I said the fateful words ... "I think it's twins". My wife laughed, nervously. Well, it turns out I have a knack for these things ...
Much like the famous Couch-to-5K running plan, which takes you from sedentary sloth to gazelle-like speedster in just a few weeks, the Couch-to-8K cycling plan builds up in intensity over around 2 months until you are comfortably cycling 30 minutes at a reasonable pace.