What is this blog?
Although the overall point of this blog is to generate conversation, its utility for you really depends on who you are and what you want. The following guide will help you, particularly if you’re a new reader.
You’re Taking a Break from Work
- You want to skip right to the most-read blog entries? Here are the lists for 2010 and 2011.
- Are you in the mood for some Onion-style satire? Start with this entry about the Cleveland Clinic.
- Are you in the mood for self-deprecating humor? Read about my four days without hot water.
- Do you want to read about my greatest fears? Start with spudopticaphobia.
- Are you a Seinfeld fan? Read last year’s top Festivus grievances.
- Do you want to look for your greatest annoyances and joys? Look no further.
- Perhaps you want to travel to the distant land of Japan for a few minutes…
- Or maybe you just need a healthy dose of cute before getting back to work.
You’re a Writer
- You should probably know the 7 Best Cities in the World for Writers.
- If you’re a blogger or want to start a blog, check out my free eBook on “Brilliant Blogging.”
- If you live in the greater St. Louis Area and aspire to be a novelist, apply to be one of my publishing company’s authors.
- If you’re a published novelist and would like me to review an ARC of your book, e-mail me at email@example.com.
- If you’re a blogger, scroll down for a special section just for you.
You’re a Manager
- Are you hiring? Check out my resume here.
- Do you want feedback for a fundraising event you’re coordinating? E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Are you looking for advice? The best advice I have for you is to know how to incorporate the five love languages at work.
- Also, check out my management/leadership tactics or go deeper with behavioral economics.
- Are you single? Living in St. Louis? Click here to take my dealbreaker survey.
- Not getting many encouraging responses on Match.com? I’m happy to rewrite your profile for you if you dare to give it a try for a week or two. I can’t guarantee results, but I think I can help. (I’m willing to help out guys with this too.) E-mail me at email@example.com.
- You should definitely read 8 Things Every Man Should Know and 8 More Things Every Man Should Know.
- You should probably read How to Play Fantasy Baseball Without Losing Your Girlfriend.
- Just go ahead and read all of my Guy Talk entries. Do it for mankind.
You’re a Blogger
- You should write your next entry about a time that you were wrong in 20 sentences or less. Then send me a link to it.
- You should preview or download my short, free ebook on brilliant blogging.
- You should read this if you want to learn about plagiarism.
- You also might want to take Neil Patrick Harris’ advice.
You’re Raising Money for a Cause or Charity
- You should read Why Wouldn’t You Give? Part 1
- You should also read Why Wouldn’t You Give? Part 2
- You also might want to read how you can wrap your mind around development and feel good about asking for money.
You Want to Read This Blog Every Day
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You Want to Know More About Jamey
Jamey Stegmaier is the Director of Operations at a St. Louis-area campus church. His position combines written communication and human resources with product, project, and process management, as well as fundraising and event planning. He is the co-founder of a St. Louis-based publishing startup called Blank Slate Press, as well as a board game startup called Stonemaier Games (see his Kickstarter campaign here).
Jamey co-coordinates the marketing initiatives for a local barbershop, Cutters & Co, including writing a monthly newsletter. Jamey has had two short stories published, including most recently “The Urban Parasite” in Reflection’s Edge. He has an article, “Adopting Me: An Adopted Child Shares His Perspective,” published on Crosswalk.com (see also the follow-ups by his birthmother and his parents), as well as an uncredited co-author credit for Innovate!: How Great Companies Get Started in Terrible Times.
You Want to Post Content from This Blog on Your Blog
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