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Expert Grammar Techniques to Help You Spell Words You Don't Know [Infographic]

Jonathan Long | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
Jonathan Long

Have you ever found yourself frozen in the middle of typing out an email or writing a blog post because you weren't completely sure how to spell a word? This is something that everyone experiences at one point or another -- and spell check isn't always a sure bet.

5 Secrets of Success from the $4.3M First Lady of Podcasting

Anne Bechard | Posted 11.10.2015 | Small Business
Anne Bechard

(Photo credit: Matt Bouvet) Still wondering what a million dollars looks like? You're not alone there. When you pine for that first million, all yo...

9 Reasons to Start Blogging

Carol Morgan | Posted 11.06.2015 | Women
Carol Morgan

I have to be honest again -- my website was bad. I'm not even saying I have a stellar one now, but it is light years better than my original. For the first 18 months or so, it was just sort of floating out there in cyberspace and I never paid any attention to it at all. Why? I don't really know!

8 Tips for Bloggers on Dealing With the Haters

Jennifer S. White | Posted 11.03.2015 | Women
Jennifer S. White

I received a message from a reader asking me, as a fellow blogger, how I handle negative comments on my articles. Since I think this conversation is worth talking about with the writing community as a whole, I thought I would share a few of the tips that I sent to her in response.

Word Evolution: 11 Words that Mean Something Different to Entrepreneurs

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Have you ever really thought about how terms take on new meaning over time? When I was a kid, the word "sick" actually meant sick. Today "sick" can also mean "amazing." Words and phrases evolve over time -- especially in the business world.

How I Made $38,000 From Blogging (and Launched My Career!)

Lauren Bowling | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Lauren Bowling

I get asked a lot "How is it you make money from blogging?" which is a great question and one I wanted to answer, and I thought I would share with you today just how much I've made in the last three years as a blogger.

Personal Blogging Is the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

Jan Albert Suing | Posted 10.27.2015 | Media
Jan Albert Suing

Personal blogging is not just about me, the writer. It's also about the reader. Egoistic as it might be to some people (and yes it could be), there is no harm in sharing your experiences with the world.

Shuttering Of City Room Reflects Larger Evolution At The Times

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 10.27.2015 | Media

The New York Times’ popular City Room blog, which chronicled New York City goings-on large and small, is no more. Times reporter Andy Newman an...

The Ultimate Guide to Content Curation

Elena Prokopets | Posted 10.27.2015 | Business
Elena Prokopets

In a world where over 2 million blog posts are published daily, keeping an eye on the buzz gets difficult. Instead of visiting a dozen of our favo...

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.

Become a More Productive Writer With These 6 Hacks

Elena Prokopets | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Elena Prokopets

Your muse has moved out and left no forwarding address. You are staring at a blank screen trying to figure out how you will meet your deadlines - three of them actually.

How Blogging Changed My Life: Special Thanks to My Five Mentors

Yatin Khulbe | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Yatin Khulbe

Everything looked dark and dull. I felt like being trapped in my own mind. I was not getting the perfect route to pull out myself from the darkest phase of life.

Confessions of a Part-Time Pastor

Rev. Joanna Harader | Posted 10.19.2015 | Religion
Rev. Joanna Harader

I'm not very good at confessing. It sometimes turns into self-defense and justification. I have a very strong compulsion to defend myself against even the most mundane criticisms. I'm done with significant and meaningful.

This Is Why I Publish Pictures Of My Kids

Jennifer S. White | Posted 10.19.2015 | Parents
Jennifer S. White

This photograph of my children makes me feel like I've done something wonderful with my life, when all I've really done is buy them a tent and put it up in front of a gorgeous window view.

What Is in a Name? An End to Healthy Hot Goddess

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 10.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

Names aren't often something we chose. They are given to us. And may or may not truly fit us. Sometimes it's absolutely right to rename ourselves. A...

Author Amy Sue Nathan Dishes on Writing, Social Media Savvy and Why Books Are Like M&Ms

Holly Robinson | Posted 10.12.2015 | Books
Holly Robinson

"I am kind of programmed to help other writers and have been doing that since long before I had an agent or book contract. It inspired me to be around (virtually) other writers, published and not."

7 Ways To Better Digitally Market Your Brand

Erin McKelle | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
Erin McKelle

Here's the thing that no one wants you to know; digital marketing is common sense. While it of course involves technicalities and confusing jargon, as does any field, the methodologies and techniques involved come from using logic and reason to approach any given strategy.

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.