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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...

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.

Dear Diary: How To Overcome Writer's Block

Marie Forster | Posted 08.21.2015 | HuffPost Home
Marie Forster

That night, I picked up an empty notebook, sat down at my kitchen table and did just that. I wrote whatever came to mind. No editing, no proofreading. The less I thought, the more came out. I felt an overwhelming sense of relief wash over me.

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.

3 Keys for Building a Powerful Online Persona

Jamilah Corbitt | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Jamilah Corbitt

As an executive living in the digital age, communicating your value is an essential task if you want to establish yourself as a credible authority and build trust with potential customers.

The 6-Step Guide for Launching Your Business's Blog

Daniel Scalco | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Daniel Scalco

As a small business owner, you may know about the importance of blogging for your business. It's been touted as one of the best ways to bring in new customers through the Internet. But where do you start?

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...

5 Ways Leaders Survive Election Season at Work

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Yes, election season is upon us, and believe it or not, it is possible to survive election cycles with your leadership integrity and the trust of your team intact. Use these five practical tips to avoid sabotaging your team's success with your own personal political biases.

3 Super Simple Steps to Building a Successful Side Business

Sarah Peterson | Posted 08.15.2015 | Small Business
Sarah Peterson

Have you ever wondered how they do it? People who juggle day jobs and children but still have the energy and time to build insanely successful courses or write eBooks? They have the same 24 hours as you do, and like you, they had to start somewhere.Luckily, there is a simple way to start.

Secular Blogger Killed In Bangladesh

AP | Gabriel Arana | Posted 08.07.2015 | Media

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Assailants believed to be Islamist militants entered an apartment building posing as potential tenants and killed a se...

The Good, the Bad, and the Uncomfortable About Being a Creator in the Digital Age

Sarah Hinchliff Pearson | Posted 08.03.2015 | Arts
Sarah Hinchliff Pearson

If you believe in what you're doing, and I hope you do, then telling your story and explaining why people should care should really become part of your toolbox. And there is something pretty magical about the crowdfunding process when it works.

The Intricate Web of Care

Angelle Albright | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Angelle Albright

Who could have ever predicted that the power of the world wide web would turn out to be a delicate roadway that can connect a villager in the Swedish ...

5 Marketing Blunders to Avoid in Your Next Social Shopper Marketing Campaign

Amy Callahan | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Amy Callahan

Over the past few years, shopper marketing has emerged as a key component of an integrated brand marketing strategy. In the last two years alone, the average shopper marketing budget has increased dramatically -- from 10 percent of a total marketing budget in 2012 to 15 percent in 2014.

Why You Should Stop Serving Numbers

Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree

There's nothing wrong with tracking numbers so long as you don't forget who you're serving. You need the numbers to make guesses, but you need the people to make meaning.

Does a Diner Owner Yelling at a Toddler Really Deserve Blogging Rage?

Kelly Suellentrop | Posted 07.24.2015 | Parents
Kelly Suellentrop

The internet is exploding about someone yelling at a toddler in a diner. It is the kind of thing that makes me question what it is I do. The blogging, I mean. It makes me feel like I am part of the problem...guilty by association...or maybe just guilty.

Make Sure Your Blog Post Has These 7 Things Before You Publish

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Michael B. Fishbein

With big hopes and dreams, I decided to start blogging. I enjoyed it at first, but I wasn't making any money. I was spending a lot of time on valuable content, for no pay off. I was promoting my writing and at best, only getting a hundred visitors to my blog for each post.

My Three Favorite Blogging Tips

Ted Rubin | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Ted Rubin

1. Keeping your blog easy to navigate with intuitive category labels will help people find the information they seek much faster.

Masturbation or Blogturbation: Your Choice

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 07.15.2015 | Women
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

To understand the pleasure our bodies give to men, rather than just being a tool for that pleasure, a woman needs to experience the sublime herself, with herself. We were born with the capacity for it.

I'd Be a Better Blogger, But...

Melissa Roy | Posted 07.15.2015 | Parents
Melissa Roy

I know I can be a more successful blogger. I know I could make it happen. I know I should put more time into it, that it would be worth it and I would be a better blogger, BUT...my life comes first.

7 Mental Obstacles to Blogging (And Why You Should Overcome Them)

Carol Morgan | Posted 07.13.2015 | Women
Carol Morgan

According to WPVirtuoso.com there are approximately 159,000,000 blogs on the internet today. So why not jump on the band wagon and start your own? Sounds like a great idea, right?

Best of Maria's Farm Country Kitchen: Five Oldies but Goodies

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Can you believe that I've been blogging for seven years now? Since my first post in the summer of 2008, 1,600 blogs have been published on Maria's F...

This is What Happened When Millions of People Read My Article

Amy Morin | Posted 06.30.2015 | Books
Amy Morin

When my sister-in-law sent me a message that read, "I've seen your article in three different places today," the magnitude of the situation sank in. My article had gone viral.

5 Ways That Blogging Doubles Your Chances for a Career Promotion

Anne Bechard | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Anne Bechard

Showcasing your expertise as a blogger can earn you just the right extra points to tip the scales in your favor. Here are five ways to use your blogging prowess to prove that you've got what it takes to get promoted.

30 Big Ideas to Make Your Blog Pop

Melinda Emerson | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Melinda Emerson

While this list should help you come up with at least a dozen great topics for your business blog, you want to ensure that you get a strategy in place to keep the content flowing.