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Huffington Post Blogger: Exactly How I Became One

Alicia Gonzalez | Posted 02.05.2016 | Women
Alicia Gonzalez

If you have ever struggled with feeling unworthy or not-good-enough, you're not alone. If you've ever been overly confident, maybe even conceited, you're not alone.

Help! The Association VP Doesn't Know Electronic Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.05.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

That's the Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar's headline for an article on the country's Press Syndicate that hosted this week's launch of a media ethics charte...

Technology Has Turned Us Into a Nation of Writers

Steven Shehori | Posted 02.03.2016 | Technology
Steven Shehori

Pretty much everyone is doing a whole lotta writing. Every single day. A small percentage of their work is brilliant. Some is good. And a whole lot is utter crap. But it's writing nonetheless, and we have technology, of all things, to thank

Chasing a Dream? 4 Reasons You Better Run in Work Boots

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

In 2014, I released an indie book, "Purple People Leader." While the message (leading without bias) is hugely important to me, I actually published...

Interview: TapInfluence CEO Promise Phelon Discusses Influencer Marketing for Brands

Genia Stevens, MBA | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Genia Stevens, MBA

Promise Phelon wields extensive experience leading high-growth technology companies in rapidly evolving industries with a history of attracting winnin...

5 Lessons for Creatives From David Bowie's Remarkably Imaginative and Prolific Journey

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

The news of David Bowie's death left a creative void for the music industry and admirers. Most fans around the world did not even know he had been battling cancer. Bowie lived a life of distinguishable, unparalleled oddity and artistry to the end.

Five Blog Trends That Need to Die in 2016

Courtney Patterson | Posted 01.21.2016 | Women
Courtney Patterson

As a blogger, I'm pretty much up for trying anything to keep my little space interesting as long as it fits my niche and style. Catch words to pay attention to here - almost anything. While I consider myself to be open-minded and willing to experiment with new ideas, I've come across a few blogging trends, five to be exact, that in my opinion, need to die. Like, yesterday.

The Pros and the Prose: Book Bloggers Turned Authors

Mara White | Posted 01.13.2016 | Books
Mara White

I've been thinking about the dual and sometimes controversial role of being both an author and a blogger. About what it's like to inhabit both of those roles, and whether or not you have to access a different part of yourself or if you can perform both things simultaneously? I was lucky enough to interview some of the most prolific romance book bloggers-turned-authors, who are writing today.

Women's Media Center 2015 Media Awards

Madinah James | Posted 01.13.2016 | Media
Madinah James

Last fall, the Women's Media Center celebrated a milestone marking it's 10-year anniversary during the 2015 Women's Media Center Awards ceremony hel...

Top Bloggers Share Inspiring Moments

Cathy Merrifield | Posted 01.12.2016 | Travel
Cathy Merrifield

I have been inspired by an amazing group of travel bloggers that I have got to know in the last year. I asked these bloggers I know and admire to share their Roar Loud moments. Their answers inspire me to make 2016 even more adventurous!

Confessions of a Blogger

Amber Hill | Posted 12.22.2015 | Entertainment
Amber Hill

Every time you like something we post, you comment on an article, or you share what we have published, it makes everything we do all worth it! We read every message you send us, every word you type, and like we receive.

ICYMI: 12 Important or Influential LGBT Voices You May Not Know

Kelsie Brynn Jones | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kelsie Brynn Jones

In a world flooded with social media postings, many inspirational or influential voices are overlooked; swept up in the seemingly endless sea of noise. Here are some lesser-known Twitter users that are influential voices that may have been overlooked.

The 7 Steps to Getting More Action on Your Blog Posts

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

If you have ever written a blog post, you need to read on. Do you consider yourself a newbie, intermediate, or possibly even an expert level blogger?...

The Shocking Truth About Bloggers

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.18.2015 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

Are you a newbie at blogging? Do you want to get lots of hits? The best way is to write something that'll piss people off. One approach: Be super negative.

7 Lessons I Learned From Blogging My Book

Dorit Sasson | Posted 12.17.2015 | Books
Dorit Sasson

Once I took a few memoir courses, I turned to the next outlet -- blogging. Because blogging requires an "outer" type voice, I needed to feel comfortable sharing my story online. Over time, I started learning how to engage my audience and in doing so, I created a following.

4 Lessons I Learned From Being Discriminated Against as a Young Online Entrepreneur‏

Raelyn Tan | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Raelyn Tan

Everyday, I interact with older individuals from all walks of life. Some are old enough to be my parents or even grandparents. Most are perfectly fine with my age as my work brings traffic, subscribers, and profits.

The Only 4 Strategies You Need to Create Endless Content

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 10.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Benjamin Hardy

Expect optimal performance from yourself and let the chips fall where they may. The organic output will be your highest quality work -- which is the true reward.

5 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues When You're Far From Home

Samantha Munoz | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Munoz

Have you found yourself away from home, family and friends this holiday season? For most people, holidays are about surrounding yourself with love a...

Blogger Basics: Best Practices for Working with Social Influencers

Amy Callahan | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Amy Callahan

What is a social influencer? To a brand, a social influencer (typically a blogger) can create new audiences, build brand loyalty among their dedicated following and promote great content that gives context to a product. In addition to having a bigger following than a brand, influencers are also more trusted resources.

Why You Should Quit Blogging

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

'If you build it, they will come.' Hey, it worked for Kevin Costner in a Field Of Dreams, so it can work with your blogging. Right? Wrong. It won't work. Here's why you need to stop blogging.

Here's Why Blogger Raif Badawi Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 09.09.2015 | World
Ali A. Rizvi

This year, it is Raif Badawi -- jailed, publicly lashed, and fined for standing up to the Saudi monarchy -- who is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, alongside his also-imprisoned lawyer and brother-in-law Waleed Abulkhair.

Bloggers Be Like: Summer Edition

Natalie Thomas | Posted 09.03.2015 | Style
Natalie Thomas

I received a lot of fun feedback from the original 'Bloggers Be Like' including the bloggers themselves so it felt like time for a follow up. Here, an ode to the summer that was, Insta-style...

Debunking the 5 Big Myths about WordPress

Kristen Thomaselli | Posted 09.02.2015 | Technology
Kristen Thomaselli

The Internet is abuzz over last month's major WordPress update. But despite the update, some people are still skeptical of using WordPress, chiefly because of some baseless myths about the platform. Here are the five most prevalent -- and why they're wrong.

Eleanor Roosevelt Was The Original Blogger: An Interview With Molly Mogren

Hilal Isler | Posted 09.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hilal Isler

Molly Mogren has pretty much done it all. She has hiked the Antarctic Peninsula, outrun a hyena in South Africa, and powered through Iowa in a mon...

Me and My Office

Kathy Radigan | Posted 09.01.2015 | Women
Kathy Radigan

I not only love my corner of the world, I need it. A place that's all mine and where I can not only remember the woman I was before I became a mom, I can work on the woman that I will be after my kids leave the nest.