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Is Donald Trump Reading Your Blog?

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.21.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

I've never crossed paths with Donald Trump, but his type is very familiar to me because I grew up in Manhattan. I think of him as a New York Blowhard...

#SandstormLebanon: Gritty Social Media Sarcasm

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.15.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

That's all Lebanon needed, a deadly sandstorm to accompany the government's paralysis, crumbling infrastructure, rolling demonstrations, and pervasive frustration.

Because the Time Should Be Now

Shana Thornton | Posted 09.03.2015 | Media
Shana Thornton

Domestic violence is still a major concern in our society. Change has to start with all of us. I hope you don't wait until the month of October to have this conversation with a loved one. The time is now- well, it should be now.

Speak Up: Why I Refuse to Be Labeled as 'The Quiet Girl'

Adina Evans | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Adina Evans

I no longer think that what I have to say is unimportant and I no longer care if I think no one wants to hear it because frankly, I'm tired of being polite. So yes, I do have something to say so sit down and I refuse to wait any longer for someone to ask what I think.

Achieving Personal Style

Mimi Raad | Posted 08.28.2015 | Style
Mimi Raad

To sum it up, style is a question of attitude, with a capital A.

9 Ways to Strengthen and Protect Your Online Credibility

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

You may not realize it but if you are engaged in social media you are building a reputation. In fact you are quite possibly building one that will last a lifetime.

Facebook Notes Fail, Thanks to the Verge

Reid Wegley | Posted 08.21.2015 | Technology
Reid Wegley

This article is not intended as a dig at Facebook, but rather at the tech media. As with a good majority of the stories they cover today, the tech media in this case merely piggybacked on each other's headlines like vultures at the site of a kill.

You May Actually Want To Use Facebook Notes Again

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.19.2015 | Technology

Facebook just introduced a new way to spend your entire day on its platform.  The social network is introducing a substantial update to...

How Bloggers and Freelancers Can Maintain Integrity

Rachael Yahne | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business
Rachael Yahne

As a freelancer, you have to be your own advocate. That means knowing when to demand compensation, when to work for free to further your cause, and when to stand by your original words. Keep your heart and action toward why you started writing in the first place and you'll be able to find a balance.

The Writings of Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 07.08.2015 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

In 2012, Raif Badawi, a blogger in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) who is now 31, was arrested in his native land and charged with offenses ranging from parental disobedience to cyber-crime and apostasy from Islam.

Women in Business Q&A: Rachel Parcell, Pink Peonies

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Rachel Parcell is the creator of Pink Peonies where she shares style and beauty tips, mixed in with glimpses of her personal life in Salt Lake City. S...

How to Survive as a Blogger (in a Blog-Eat-Blog World)

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 06.26.2015 | Technology
Deborah Stachelski

Society Letters is a women's blog founded by writer Deborah Stachelski in April of this year, as an outlet for women to share their voices. She felt that there was a missing link in the blogosphere for a place where women could collaborate on a personal level, with the goal of empowering others.

Is Satire A Foreign Language?

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.08.2015 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

When you publish a blog post on The Huffington Post's Comedy section, you assume people will get the obvious: It's meant to be funny, just like a fire truck hurtling down the street is a sign that, well, there's a fire somewhere, right?

Social Media, Ethics and Awards

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

We need more such incentives to prompt journalists, bloggers and others to couple journalistic prowess with self-regulated ethics in a bid to avoid the force-feeding of often outdated or unfair laws.

How to Help Students Develop the Growth Mindset With #20time

Mark W. Guay | Posted 04.21.2015 | Education
Mark W. Guay

What students decide to create cannot be graded. No ifs, ands or buts. By not applying a grade to it, students are allowed to fail. They learn the power of failing forward

10 Quick Tips for Bloggers in 2015

Brian Hanley | Posted 04.11.2015 | Technology
Brian Hanley

Pay attention. Know your audience. Know which topics appeal to your audience. Know which topics don't. Develop posts that answer your audience's most pressing questions. And most importantly, demonstrate your appreciation for the people who follow your blog.

Bloggers Be Like...

Natalie Thomas | Posted 04.11.2015 | Style
Natalie Thomas

Bloggers be like mason jars, cheese boards, standing mirror selfies, latte art, pumpkin patches, striped straws, sun-streaked shots, party props. I present a Valentine to my fellow bloggers.

Let's Talk About the Time I Was Called a Homophobe

Mikey Rox | Posted 04.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Mikey Rox

One thing I never thought I'd be called, however, is a homophobe. Sort of an oxymoron, I think, considering that I'm an unabashedly homosexual guy who wouldn't trade who I am for anything.

Oscar-Worthy Performances by World Leaders (Paris Edition)

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics
Chaker Khazaal

It should not escape notice that a handful of the world leaders who were at the march advocating freedom of speech do not uphold this right in their own countries, much less promote it. It made me think of an Oscar-worthy performance, ending when the credits rolled and everyone went home.

The Rise of the Mansumer Is a Myth Created by Men

Ted Rubin | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Ted Rubin

With the economic pressures of current times, we can't deny that more and more households are dual-income. Combine that with the fact that younger people are marrying later, and we're seeing a shift in the traditional male role. More men are making purchases than ever before.

A Massive Oversight Creative Entrepreneurs Leave Out of Their Business Plan

Emily Nolan Joseph | Posted 02.11.2015 | Business
Emily Nolan Joseph

Gabi likes to say how art therapy is as important as a gym membership, and I'd like to agree. Art therapy exercised my mind in a creative way, and I left the meeting with a canvas that acts as a map for my future decisions.

Top 3 Reasons Authors Should Be Blogging NOW

Dorit Sasson | Posted 02.03.2015 | Books
Dorit Sasson

I'm getting a ton of email and messages through the social media channels asking me to pre-order or buy their book. Many times I don't know who these people are and I'm often annoyed by these pesky messages.

Why This Pakistani Blogger Called Ben Affleck a Stifler

Andre Bourque | Posted 01.18.2015 | Media
Andre Bourque

We must distinguish critiquing an ideology from being "racist," and hateful towards a religion. And most importantly, we shouldn't silence a conversation "that never gets started."

Going Against the Flow: Joanne Wilson, Angel Investor and Blogger at Gotham Gal

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Charu Sharma

Entrepreneurship comes from within and that is why there are so many serial entrepreneurs. There is a fire in their belly, a passion for what they do.

Blogging In An Evening Gown

Lauren Salkin | Posted 12.10.2014 | Fifty
Lauren Salkin

Blogging on a WordPress site feels so formal. I have to put on a fancy dress to write, while on a Blogger blog, I just throw on a pair of jeans. Excu...