Creating Sustainable and Interesting Content Your Audience Will Appreciate

Businesses, groups and individuals like myself all publish articles and/or blog posts with some intention behind it. We want to share our point of view, or some other relevant information to others. Our content and goal may vary greatly, but at the end of the day, we want to reach an audience, and hopefully, this audience absorbs our message, spreads the word, and comes back for more.

In order to keep your readers interested it is popular belief that you need to publish unique, and fresh content. After a while though, you may start to feel like you’ve run out of ideas to write about Somewhat like experiencing Writer’s Block. Like many writers, I often wonder how others come up with their content. Case in point, this is probably the reason you’re reading this article right now. Well, rest easy, I will be providing some tips and insight on what I feel helps authors create sustainable content your audience will appreciate. Continue reading “Creating Sustainable and Interesting Content Your Audience Will Appreciate”

When Not To Tap

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I wrote an article for BJJ Legends Magazine on Tammi Musumeci’s gutsy performance at the 2014 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship entitled “When Not to Tap.”  Article can be found here found here.

If there was ever a time in sport Jiu-Jitsu when you don’t tap, that was it. Sunday at the 2014 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Michelle Nicolini placed Tammi Musumeci in a brutal, behind-the-back arm-bar. Tammi did not tap, and Nicolini dislocated Tammi’s elbow. Tammi was up 6 to 4 with less than a minute left.

She avoided a spider guard sweep by Nicolini, which allowed Nicolini to slip behind and capture the arm. Tammi’s arm straightened, stiffened, and then popped. You could almost hear the hollow sound, two bones un-notching creating an uncanny bend. Tammi continued to fight, but Nicolini got to her knees and toppled Tammi over. The score was then tied 6-6, but Nicolini…

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