Hillbilly Zen – “Say Your Name” – Blogging 101


Today’s assignment: edit your title and tagline. Make your readers’ first impression a good one!

I’m happy with my blog title, but adding a tagline is a possibility.  The tips included in this Blogging 101 assignment are helpful;  give your readers an idea of what you’re about, make it unique, etc.

Most of you guys have been with me for awhile and you’ve never steered me wrong, so I would greatly appreciate your ideas on this subject.  There are three options:

No tagline, just the header (like it’s been up until now).

“Heaven doesn’t want me.  Hell’s afraid I’ll take over.”

“Exercise.  Eat right.  Die anyway.”

These aren’t terribly Zen, I know, but they’re representative of where my head is right now.  You all know me just about as well as anybody, so…what do you think?

There’s a fourth option, too – if you’re so inclined, suggest a tagline of your own choosing.  I look forward to hearing from you, and I’ll post an update with the results.  Thanks, everybody!

7 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jnana Hodson
    Jan 06, 2015 @ 15:08:25

    Well, you could keep changing it every season or so. The tagline does add to the invitation, after all. And the two you’ve noted both make me laugh — not a bad trend to continue.


    • hillbillyzen13
      Jan 06, 2015 @ 15:43:06

      That’s a grand idea, Jnana! Thank you for your comment, and thank you for clicking on that silly “Play Dead” cartoon, which introduced me to your wonderful blogs.


  2. m lewis redford
    Jan 07, 2015 @ 04:18:35

    – and don’t forget to floss
    – and remember … …
    – d’y’know – every day is morning
    – the smoker you drink the player you get [this one courtesy of Joe Walsh]


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  4. janna hill
    Jan 13, 2015 @ 10:30:17

    I don’t think you need a tagline — Hillbilly Zen says so much. But I do like “Exercise. Eat right. Die anyway.” 😉


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