Improve engagement for any content piece

What makes some blog posts so tempting to read while others are flat-out boring?

Psychology plays a big role in blogging. …


Some interesting facts and figures to entertain both Republicans and Democrats and anyone in between.

A Presidential Inauguration is an important event for America.

A demonstration of democracy in action to the rest of the world.

With that in mind, here are a few interesting facts to impress friends or family about presidential inaugurations.

FOUR

How many dollars it cost to buy a ticket to the…


Brands have a very tricky time trying to navigate a deeply divided political landscape in America

A deeply divided citizenry isn’t just a challenge for elected leaders who must do their best to govern. It’s also a challenge for marketing professionals who have to figure out a way to promote brands to a diverse group of consumers.

For example, depending on your niche, your brand’s products…


Find the right experts and build something great

Over the last decade, the internet has transformed. It’s grown into a living and breathing platform. That platform has been used for a wide range of different industries and approaches. One of the biggest things that has emerged is professional self-help pursuits.

You can find business advice from a CEO…


The fact that we have to debate whether or not racism still exists is proof that it does

It’s no longer enough for white people to simply say they’re not racist, we have to be actively anti-racist. That’s the aspect of this that many white people overlook in their rush to be defensive about how they are not racist. Maybe you aren’t, but it’s time to confront racism…


People always assume that being a travel writer is a dream job

People always assume that being a travel writer is a dream job, but that isn’t the case. Well, if truth be told, it’s pretty close. My partner writes too, mainly fiction. She loves to travel too, so most of our trips are done together. …


You will never know until you go

My passion in life has always been travel. The problem is that when you have a passion, it has to be funded. For many years, I was in a ‘get a job, work, give up job, travel and start again’ cycle. Every time I returned from a trip, I had…


The thing the church needs most today is the ability to heal wounds and to warm the hearts of the faithful

Since his election to the papacy in 2013, Pope Francis has been hailed from both within and without the Roman Catholic Church as a forward-looking visionary in the midst of a still-stodgy ecclesial bureaucracy.

His apparent openness to same-sex attracted individuals in the Church, as well as his undeniable concern…


“There’s nothing more dangerous than a true believer on his own crazy mission.” — Brad Meltzer

As much as it might seem like ancient history, it wasn’t so long ago when crackpot rants about the alien spacecraft tests were relegated to fringe magazines and self-published books written by “experts” with no knowledge of the subject.

Conspiracy theories were treated as bizarre speculations with no connection to…

Alex Rowse

A caffeine dependent life-form // The earth’s rotation really makes my day // Freelance Writer // Life Coach

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