Tag Archives: Blogger

Stressed Out? Go Blogging!

Contrary to popular belief, expressive writing that gets read by others apparently provides real benefits. The effects are real when compared with private diary writing. At least that’s what American Psychological Association (APA) publicized in early 2012. These psychologists claimed … Continue reading

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Apakah Harus Nge-Blog Sesering Mungkin?

Menulis blog mirip lari marathon. Bukan sprint. Menulis blog tiap hari terasa mudah awalnya jika memiliki banyak ide tetapi di tengah jalan, setidaknya pasti sesekali saya ‘disergap’ kemalasan, atau kesibukan lain yang tak kalah pentingnya. Dengan bangga, saya mengatakan saya … Continue reading

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After 9 Years of Blogging Tirelessly…

I am still going strong! The 27th of October has been always a special day on my calendar since forever. Besides the fact that it’s my birthday (cough!), it’s also National Blogger Day in Indonesia. Today also marked my ninth … Continue reading

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To Be a Good Entrepreneurship Reporter, Don't Be an Entrepreneur

So here’s the rule of thumb for entrepreneurship and business reporters out there: Don’t be the person you want to interview and write about. In other words, don’t be an entrepreneur or business person. This piece of advice sounds a … Continue reading

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The Roadmap to Writing Like an Expert

Anyone can write. Your 4-year-old child can write simple sentences on the wall of his bedroom. Your nephew writes an essay on how more civilized and developed this country can be without Trans TV airing Raffi Ahmad’s live update of … Continue reading

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Building a Blog as a Business

‎If you were not like most blog readers, you’d find comments below a post a lot more engaging than content of it. It’s not because content in discussion is boring or a cliche, but more because it manages to spark … Continue reading

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Not Everyone Must Be a Blogger

Not everyone should be a blogger, says WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg. Simply because not everyone has the passion to share things online. “Not everyone’s a creator,”claims he. But maybe everyone’s a creator, Matt. But not everyone has the passion of … Continue reading

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Jurnalisme Emosional

‎Era media baru yang ditandai dengan inovasi-inovasi teknologi yang memudahkan siapa saja membuat publikasi mereka sendiri (via blog, self publishing, dll) membuat norma-norma jurnalisme konvensional mau tidak mau, cepat atau lambat harus bergeser. Terjadi friksi, tumpang tindih, perselisihan di antara … Continue reading

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Jika Menulis Jadi Otomatis (Tren Robot Penulis Berita)

Berhati-hatilah dengan impian dan harapan Anda. Begitu kata pepatah dari negeri China. Jika Anda bekerja sebagai pewarta, dan Anda pernah mengeluhkan betapa beratnya beban kerja Anda selama ini (misalnya karena harus turun ke lapangan, mengejar narasumber, menjalani piket/ shift malam … Continue reading

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Verbal Constipation

‎Writer’s, or in my case, blogger’s block sounds too hackneyed. I hence coined a novel terminology for this: verbal constipation.‎ Just to tell you, my mind is slightly dead tired. I have been silent on my blog for a couple … Continue reading

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