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3 Easy Ways to Take Control of Your Inbox Now

Sarah Jensen | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Sarah Jensen

Is your inbox out of control? Does the thought of even opening your mail folder fill you with stress and dread? You're not alone.

6 Must-Read September Blog Posts for the Fempreneur

Nancy Laws | Posted 10.01.2015 | Women
Nancy Laws

One thing that is amazing about being a blogger, is the opportunity to network with other bloggers and to discover amazing new blogs that help to si...

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.

5 Tips to Properly Argue Your Point

Rob Furman | Posted 09.29.2015 | Education
Rob Furman

In the age of blogging and social media, everyone wants to share their opinion. However, it has become abundantly clear to me that many people simply do not or cannot argue a point in a meaningful way.

4 Personality Types That Predict You're an Emerging Success

Anne Bechard | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Bechard

If you did everything right and things still aren't turning out the way you hoped, you might be on the verge of a breakthrough. Here are four personality types that may suggest you've fallen short, but actually predict that you're headed for success.

How to Guest Blog Anywhere

John Rampton | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
John Rampton

Guest blogging is one of the best ways to expand your brand's reach, yet it's also one of the most under-utilized marketing strategies among business ...

How to Write Fast & Well, Part 2: Know What the Heck You Mean

Spencer Critchley | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Spencer Critchley

The most important question to ask yourself is the simplest: "What the heck am I actually trying to say?" As, it happens, this also is one of the hardest questions.

What Is SEO? Your 101 Guide to Search Engine Optimization

Erin McKelle | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Erin McKelle

If you've written a blog post, you probably want to get the highest chance of readership possible, right? SEO refers to a process used to most ideally advance your rankings and search capabilities online.

The Curious Case of Bragging Online

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 09.23.2015 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

Pride in one's children is one thing. Bragging is another. Most readers know the difference. Parents, caught up in posting about their little one's latest accomplishment, often miss it, as the writers know from experience.

How to Become a Thought Leader People Will Actually Pay Attention To

Sarah Peterson | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
Sarah Peterson

This post was originally published on FrontPageIt Thought leader. Influencer. Expert. Have you ever heard these terms and rolled your...

The 3 Ingredients That Make a Killer Headline

Matthew Collis | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
Matthew Collis

Headlines make a big difference when it comes to getting your audience to read your content. Don't hit "Publish" on that great post before thinking about your headline and making sure it, too, will be a success.

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...

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.

First Thing We Do, Let's Appreciate All The Lawyers

Craig Platt | Posted 09.16.2015 | Crime
Craig Platt

I know, right? It's a take on an old lawyer joke. But I just can't help it. All of the online negativity in general, and that directed at lawyers specifically, is beginning to get to me. I'll have more on the general negativity later, but for now let's look at the lawyer stuff.

Creating Content Driving You Crazy? Here's How to Write Both Fast and Well (Part 1)

Spencer Critchley | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Spencer Critchley

Compared to our pre-digital forebears, we're expected to produce torrents of writing: emails, text messages, blog posts, social media, presentations.

5 Stupid-Simple Steps to Choosing Your Business's Domain Name

Sarah Peterson | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
Sarah Peterson

If I had a dollar for every time I was asked that question... Well, I'd probably only have about $30, but that's a lot of gelato. And I get it. Choosing a domain name for your website is serious stuff. It's usually one and the same as choosing a name for your entire business.

Writers Are Not Robots

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.12.2015 | Books
Lev Raphael

I was just at a party and someone asked me what I was working on. I said, "Nothing. I published my 25th book last Fall. I'm taking time off." He looked at me like I was a slacker or something. But that's not an unusual response.

The Best Ways to Boost Business with a Blog

Amy Renken | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Amy Renken

Whether you're finding someone to publish to your blog for you, or you're writing your blogs on your own, there are several ways to ensure your blog is effectively boosting your business (like it's supposed to).

Makeup/No Makeup

Anthony David Williams | Posted 09.04.2015 | College
Anthony David Williams

Fellas -- try wearing makeup next time you have the urge to cat call or to criticize our female counterparts for their lady like characteristics -- it's interesting riding on the-other-side-of-the-tracks and feeling that brush of excitement.

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...

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.

Why We Should Talk to Our Kids About Class and Privilege

Lori Day | Posted 08.31.2015 | Parents
Lori Day

I remember the very first, rather generic conversation I had with my daughter when she was in elementary school about how her life compared with the lives of other children on this planet.

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.

The Single Strides to SXSW

Sonya Matejko | Posted 08.26.2015 | Women
Sonya Matejko

I'll be candid. I once started a blog because a boy broke my heart. Pretty typical, huh? Maybe it could've been. It could've been basic and predictable. It might have even been in the beginning. I used it as a platform to vent to the world, and to make sure others out there knew they weren't alone. I become vulnerable to offer others the strength they were missing.

What Every Entrepreneur Feels (At Some Point) but Rarely Ever Says

Maggie Rowe | Posted 08.25.2015 | Women
Maggie Rowe

Dear Universe, I QUIT! I'm so tired of "trying" to figure it all out! I'm trying this... I'm trying that... I'm trying to "create clients" I'm tryin...