Meet the New Guys: John Ayers and Josh Bury!

If you haven't noticed over the past few weeks, there are a couple of new faces here at Professor Beej. The response to the recent call for writers was phenomenal, and I can't thank you enough for that. We've had some fantastic folks show interest in joining up, and it makes me sad we couldn't field [...]

Newbie Blogger Initiative! Woo!

If it weren’t for the community of bloggers I found three years ago, there’s a very good chance I would have wiped my hands clean of the whole mess and left not only blogging, but the MMO-sphere, too.

New Year, New Beej

Hello there, bandwagon. Mind if I hop on for a second? My RSS feed is just chock-full of people writing their New Year's posts, and I figure that I would follow suit. I've neglected this blog (and other projects) for too long, and this is a good way for me to outline my plans for [...]

Blogging 101: Part 2, Six Types of Blogs

Today, I want to discuss a few of the different types of blogs out there. While “blogging” is pretty general in terms of meaning–getting your content published regularly–the method by which you publish that content should be distinct, as it will have the most direct connection to what type of audience you have.

Blogging 101: Part 1, So You Want To Be A Blogger?

Starting out as a blogger is hard, and there’s an awful lot of it that you just have to figure out on your own. But whatever tidbits of advice I can give you, I will. Whatever nuggets of usefulness I’ve come across in the past couple of years, I’ll pass on to you.

Blogger vs. WordPress: My Experience With Both

When I started this blog, it was with Blogger.  Six months later, I migrated all my posts and comments to Wordpress, and I have never looked back.  A friend of mine did the same thing, and I started thinking. I have never heard of someone migrating the opposite direction: from Wordpress to Blogger.  Why? Because despite [...]