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You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click the “New Post” button, and tell us why you’re here.

Why do this?

The post can be short or long, a personal intro to your life or a bloggy mission statement, a manifesto for the future or a simple outline of your the types of things you hope to publish.

To help you get started, here are a few questions:

You’re not locked into any of this; one of the wonderful things about blogs is how they constantly evolve as we learn, grow, and interact with one another — but it’s good to know where and why you started, and articulating your goals may just give you a few other post ideas.

Can’t think how to get started? Just write the first thing that pops into your head. Anne Lamott, author of a book on writing we love, says that you need to give yourself permission to write a “crappy first draft”. Anne makes a great point — just start writing, and worry about editing it later.

When you’re ready to publish, give your post three to five tags that describe your blog’s focus — writing, photography, fiction, parenting, food, cars, movies, sports, whatever. These tags will help others who care about your topics find you in the Reader. Make sure one of the tags is “zerotohero,” so other new bloggers can find you, too.

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In his Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) debut, combat sports legend Hector Lombard defeated David Mundell by unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) Saturday in the headlining event of BKFC 10 live on pay-per-view from the Greater Fort Lauderdale […]

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A showdown between Cuban sensation Hector “Showeather” Lombard and hard-hitting David Mundell will headline BKFC 10 as Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) hits South Florida with an explosive cruiserweight main attraction taking place Saturday, February 15 live on […]

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Combat sports legend Hector Lombard and David Mundell participated in a press conference Thursday at Stela’s Kitchen Bar in Miami, before they toe the line on Saturday in the headlining event of BKFC 10 live on pay-per-view from […]

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This Saturday night, “The Nightmare” Abdiel Velazquez returns to the squared circle for an amazing fifth time in Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship’s still very young, yet continuously growing existence. The promotion will hold its tenth show on February […]

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As the sport of bare knuckle boxing continues to grow and gain worldwide attention, new markets are continuing to open up. Here in the United States, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships has held events in Florida, Mississippi, Wyoming, and […]

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Imagine you are a professional combat sports athlete and the promoter you are currently working for, calls you to notify you of your next opponent. He tells you the name, it sounds familiar, you pause for a moment, […]

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Travis “The Animal” Thompson returns to the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship squared circle for the fifth time in 10 events when he meets Joshua Boudreaux at BKFC 10 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on February 15. “I love bare […]

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Listen to Ulysses Diaz on the Fight Bananas podcast below: Coming off a victory in his professional mixed martial arts debut, Ulysses Diaz will head to the squared circle for his bare knuckle debut at BKFC 10 on […]

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Virginia native Brian Maxwell returns to Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship’s squared circle for a second time when he meets Ulysses Diaz at BKFC 10 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on February 15. Maxwell made his bare knuckle boxing debut […]

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“Redneck” David Mundell will headline the February 15, Bare Knuckle FC 10 pay-per-view fight card…… a card in which he says he wasn’t even scheduled to be on just a few weeks ago. An unfortunate leg injury forced […]