Fred Griffin: How Do You Meet a Blog Deadline, When the Internet is Going Down!

How Do You Meet a Blog Deadline, When the Internet is Going Down!

The Verizon MiFi signal is lasting for a few minutes, then it goes away.  Comcast Cable, same story.  It makes you wonder what "they" are doing to the Internet.  But, you have a Blog Deadline to meet!  How are you going to create a good Blog with Active Links and Hosted Images, when the Internet is wonky?




     I am trying to finish a Blog for the It is a September 30 day Localism Challenge at Active Rain... Contest.  Now it is almost 10:30PM Eastern Time, and the Blog I had planned on is going to be tough with the Internet going On and Off.

     I know, I should have finished it earlier today, but there just wasn't time.


Verizon Mi-Fi Signal Connected


 5  Five Green Bars Connected

        This is what you want to see!











Verizon MiFi Status




     Should I type the Blog, the source code and Links into Microsoft Word, strip out the coding, and then try to stuff it onto the Blog when the Internet is "On"

     Or should I do what I am doing right now, which is type like a madman, Post/Save to Draft, then try try again? 













      Okay, the MiFi shows a Full Signal on the Device...

Verizon MiFi 4G LTE Device




    Is this how you should create a "Professional Blog"?

     Enter the information into a Word Processor, Notepad, MS Word, or Open Office.  Then copy the information onto the Blog.

     Or use WordPress , Blogger,  Posterous, Tumblr, or a similar Website to create or share your Blogs.

     But when you are in a hurry, enter the data directly onto the Blog Page.  Remember to "Save" or "Post" frequently, in case the Computer Crashes, or the Internet Signal is Lost.






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Comment balloon 4 commentsFred Griffin • September 13 2011 10:33PM


Well it looks like you got one in on time.  I know, it's frustrating when you can't connect.

Posted by Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers (The Flooring Girl) about 6 years ago

LOL   I am only laughing as I have had that happen to me so many times during these challenges...luckily not this month!!!  My Sprint card was horrid!!

Posted by Deborah Byron Leffler BzyBee Real Estate Lady! (Keller Williams Realty Boise) about 6 years ago

Debbie, what did we do before the Internet?  What will we do if it ever goes away?    :)


Deborah, thanks for the motivation via your Localism Contest.   I have never been a "Daily Blogger"; the September Challenge has given me the inspiration.  Thanks again.

Posted by Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker (Fred Griffin Real Estate) about 6 years ago
Fred, great story, that's neat that you took screenshots and pictures of your modem. I haven't thought of setting blog deadlines, but that's a good idea so that the blog doesn't get old and dusty. Hope you have a great day!
Posted by Erna Neal, A Knowledgable Central Florida Realtor (The Viking Team, Realty) about 6 years ago