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A New Kind of Book from a Distinct Collaboration

Jess Greene | Posted 09.04.2013 | Books
Jess Greene

A new kind of book has been birthed. The love child of the self-help and craft genres is a book titled The Declaration of You.

Life, Enumerated

Jeb Harrison | Posted 08.31.2013 | Media
Jeb Harrison

"Listing" is no cultural quirk or stylish communications trend. From very near the beginning of recorded history, lists have been the primary organizing principle for all existence.

Back to the Future: Remastering the Timeless Art of Brand Engagement

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 08.16.2013 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

A beautiful brand idea is invisible, but possesses the gravitation force to unify messages across an exploding array of media, geography and cultures. The brand idea is more than a theoretical abstraction. It remains the lynchpin of consumer loyalty.

Our 10 Favorite Food Bloggers Of June

Posted 06.11.2013 | Taste

Summer time reading just got so much better.

Why We Need (And Want) Mothers to Speak Up On Behalf of Newborn Health

Impatient Optimists | Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact
Impatient Optimists

Newborn health was the topic of a global conversation last week, as you no doubt know if you’ve been following along on Impatient Optimists. In ...

In Religious Freedom Debate, Nonbelievers Must Not Be Ignored

Freedom House | Posted 06.23.2013 | World
Freedom House

by Billy Ford, Senior Program Associate, International Religious Freedom and Cyrus Rassool, Program Associate, Regional Programs According to a 20...

My Favorite Palette-Cleansing Blogs

Diana Ryu | Posted 06.18.2013 | Style
Diana Ryu

While I love myself a beautiful, crisp, "Outfit Of The Day," sometimes I need a palette cleanser of sorts to remind myself that I'm not reading these guys out of habit, but because I actually value them as tastemakers. These four remind me why I love the Internet.

Is Andrew Sullivan's Way the Only Way for Bloggers Who Want to Make Real Money?

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 06.05.2013 | Media
Sreedhar Pillai

Contrary to the gloom and doom perception among news bloggers, a Technorati report on digital influence in 2013 places bloggers as an influential tribe on the up.

Social Networks & Knowledge Society Examined at ASF 2013

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.04.2013 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Social networks can and should contribute to knowledge-based societies in the Arab world but their users and the direction they take need closer inspe...

What's Up With Spam Comments?

David Latt | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
David Latt

You'd think part of the fun of posting online is hearing back from readers. The whole Internet-is-great-for-community-building notion seems like such a good idea. The reality is kind of different.

Planning a Blog Tour? Think Twice.

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.11.2013 | Books
Lev Raphael

Blog tours are all the rage right now for indie and traditionally-published authors. My advice: think it through, and then talk to other people who've done them, and think it through again.

Punishment for Non-crimes in Iran

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 05.01.2013 | World
Mehrunisa Qayyum

The other seven nominees are deserving for the same reasons. But I hope Ahari wins because awarding her answers my big question: Who looks out for the watchdog when everyone is fixated on films like Argo?

Are Your Search History, Credit Card Data, and Medical Records About to Be Leaked Online?

Michael Levin | Posted 04.27.2013 | Books
Michael Levin

Ryan Holiday's new book pulls back the curtain on the ways that publicity folks corrupt bloggers, who then corrupt mainstream reporters, thus resulting in a "news" industry where the search for truth gives way to the search for fame and cold, hard cash.

Necole Bitchie On Making Dreams a Reality

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

Necole has soared to become one of the most famous and recognizable bloggers out there. Her name, also her brand, has become synonymous with celebrity gossip that unlike with most bloggers is verified news.2013-02-20-NECOLEPULL.JPG

Movement Leader and Serial Entrepreneur Louis Pagan Dies

Kety Esquivel | Posted 04.09.2013 | Latino Voices
Kety Esquivel

Louis, you will be missed. We will push forward together, grateful for the time we had with you, the opportunities we had to collaborate with you and your sage advice that we move forward together. Thank you for everything you helped bring into this world.

BlogHer: Giving Power to Female Voices

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

"We, as women, need to provide the supply. Show up. Use your network. Make the ask. Know your value. Pitch it. A lot of our programming is focused on developing those fundamental skills."

Why I Write About My Daughter On The Internet

Lyz Lenz | Posted 03.21.2013 | Parents
Lyz Lenz

Her story was my story and it still is. So much of her life is about my life. So much of her needs and wants emanate and reciprocate through me. It's consumed, exhausting, baffling and overwhelming, but it's my life. This is my story. For now.

Latina Food Bloggers: The New Storytellers

Monique Frausto | Posted 03.09.2013 | Latino Voices
Monique Frausto

Not only are these women sharing recipes, but they're passing on fond childhood memories to their readers and creating new ones with their families. They're inviting each and every person into their Latino culture.

New Year's Fiscal Cliff Hangover

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.01.2013 | Comedy
Randee Mia Berman

Considering the art of rock climbing and sport of cliff scaling, we might have better fiscal sports analysis from ESPN than CNN. We know it's got something to do with debt and taxes. Just what we're not clear.

Travel Bloggers

Party Earth | Posted 02.26.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Whether it's stumbling on the best things to do in Amsterdam, the most authentic underground clubs in Berlin, mountain peak hikes in Mongolia, or jungle terrain in Africa, travel bloggers see and do it all.

The Art of Frivolous Blogging

Allison Leotta | Posted 02.22.2013 | Media
Allison Leotta

After the nominations were announced, the 2012 "For Fun" bloggers decided to interview each other. Here, for your amusement, is the resulting group interview.

I Am Liking Your Spam a Lot

John Malik | Posted 02.17.2013 | Comedy
John Malik

A short story inspired by all the broken-English Spam that my blog has received over the last few months.

The Best Ways To De-Stress While Planning Your Wedding

Posted 12.12.2012 | Weddings

When you've got guest lists to finalize, flowers to choose and bridesmaids dresses to find, the stress of planning your wedding can seem overwhelming....

A Blogger's Nightmare

Nancy Wurtzel | Posted 01.27.2013 | Weird News
Nancy Wurtzel

Rarely do I remember my dreams, but when I do they usually make a big impression.

PHOTOS: Street Etiquette Launches 'Black Ivy' T-Shirts

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.27.2012 | Black Voices

Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs, the dapper dudes behind the website Street Etiquette, have been busy inspiring men to breakout their wingtips, button u...