When you have a home based office, it is important to differentiate your work area from the rest of your house. The brain works better when it knows you are actually entering into your work zone and not just another part of your house. If you have kids at home, having a room converted to an office is also a good idea so you are not easily distracted. Many home based workers invest in good home office furniture for this very purpose. Sometimes, it’s just not enough to have a computer table and a corner in your room. Having a proper chair, table, shelves and a cabinet are some of the basic essentials.

Social networking is personal intrest seems to be reeling under the inescapable weight of the dot-com curse. The curse led to a dot-com bust and now online social networking is getting ready to die a premature death. Your ideas may be very cool but it is pronounced dead on arrival without an elaborate business or strategic plan.

The great part about blogs is that they always give you access to the archive. In other words, everything that appears in a blog remains in there. The archive is organized chronologically so that it can make your search easier. The database is enormous and as I said before, it is almost impossible not to find what you’re looking for.

Recently they have introduced blog automation software programs to help the writers who are completely out of fresh ideas for their blogs. It is an easy enough process. All you have to do is log in to internet and upload whatever you have written earlier in to their sites and schedule the updating frequency. Even better they will provide you with a list of samples of posts relating to you blog that might interest you in case you do not have previously written articles.

The explosive interest in cougars, bordering on obsession, is blowing up dating websites and job, spawning TV news segments, (CNN, Barbara Walter on ABC’s The View), made for TV films, straight-to-DVD films and YouTube video clips. They are poking this supposed phenomena from every possible angle such as “should she or shouldn’t she” to “does she or doesn’t she?,” to the 101s on how to pick one up, to tips on how to be a good one.

They are things I see, think about, touch or experience. There are a million possible topics around me every day. The discipline is to stop long enough to see one and commit to writing it up! Some mornings I awaken humming a new tune or thinking about something I’d like to write about. One morning I saw a bee on a flower, took a photo and then wrote a brief poem called “Bees Do It.” inspiration is everywhere – all the time. The awareness of it and the energy to act on it are, for me, the key variables.

Another big plus for you is – since you don’t have to write every single post for your blog yourself, you’ll actually have more time to do other writing assignments. But, look for available articles at online article directories. Don’t just pull content from other writers’ blogs.

Take advantage of the niche blog’s capability to attract visitors. With frequent posts about your chosen subject area or field of expertise, you will see an increase in the number of visitors in your site.