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4 Ways Bloggers Can Make Their Brand Stand the Test of Time

Dorit Sasson | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
Dorit Sasson

When someone visits your site, they will often wonder what they think you do VERSUS what you actually do. Over time, this messaging needs to be consistent.

Dear Mommy Bloggers: We Are the Problem

Jennifer Oradat | Posted 05.27.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Oradat

With one hand we defend those who cannot speak for themselves. With the other we use our words as weapons to hack at anyone who would dare to parent differently than we do. We intimidate mothers who put more effort into their child's activities than we do. We write posts about how parents who volunteer too much make the rest of us look bad.

What I Learned After 30 Straight Days Of Blogging

Jonas Ellison | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonas Ellison

Thirty days ago, I was creatively stuck. But here's the thing: The mind is deeper than you can ever imagine. It's only when you get it circulating that you start to see its true potential. And after 30 days of blogging, I'm merely skimming the top. Creativity is infinite possibilities.

Reflections on Five Years of Blogging on HuffPost Arts & Culture

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2015 | Arts
John Seed

"Picasso's Recession-Proof Harem" was the first of a total of 259 blogs that I have posted over a five-year span. That means I have averaged just under a blog a week over time. When I started, I had absolutely no idea that I was capable of writing so much or so often. Blogging has been a huge surprise for me: It has been a life-transforming experience and a door-opener.

How to Build a 6-Figure Business While Traveling Around the World

Sean Kim | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Sean Kim

It's not everyday you meet someone with the luxury of running a multiple 6-figure online business, while being able to explore the world at the same time. This is why I'm excited to be sharing this interview with Natalie Sisson, who is a best-selling author of The Suitcase Entrepreneur -- a title that she calls herself.

How to Turn a Consulting Business into a $35M Tech Empire

Sean Kim | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Sean Kim

Our lovely and humble guest, Rand Fishkin, has built a $36,000,000 (yes, that's 6 zeros) annual business, that helps other companies with their SEO and other marketing strategies.

The Teenage Diary -- The Original Blog

Lori Ferraro | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Lori Ferraro

I painstakingly wrote out the lyrics to a Richard Marx song -- what is more dramatic than that? NOTHING.

How Content Marketing Helps Boost Business Productivity

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.19.2015 | Small Business
Jonha Revesencio

There are two main ways that business productivity is increased through content management. The first is by creating the best practices that can be applied throughout a company, and the second is by encouraging divisions to interact through thoughtful leadership.

Write Better Blog Headlines & Titles Using Data-Driven Strategies [Infographic]

Jonathan Long | Posted 05.14.2015 | Small Business
Jonathan Long

Think about the last blog post you published on your blog -- did you put a lot of thought into writing the title? Don't worry if you didn't, as it's one of the most over looked elements of a blog post.

4 Perks of Personal Branding You're Missing Out On

Maham S. Chappal | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Maham S. Chappal

It's hard being a ghostwriter. It's even harder to have NOTHING written in your name. You write pages and pages full of amazing content for clients, but have you written content in your own name?

3 Simple Steps to Increasing Your Blog Traffic and Wooing Readers

Maham S. Chappal | Posted 05.08.2015 | Small Business
Maham S. Chappal

It sucks. It really does. I've been through this nightmare as well. You want to increase traffic to your blog. You've written blog posts BUT they haven't been discovered, loved and appreciated by the audience.

I.F. Stone in the Age of the Internet

Francis Levy | Posted 05.07.2015 | Media
Francis Levy

You may remember I.F. Stone, the blacklisted journalist who published I.F. Stone's Weekly. It's lucky that Stone's heyday didn't occur during the age of the internet (though he lived until l989, he was forced to retired in l971 for health reasons).

Kenyan Fashion Blogger Thisisess Dreaming us up

Ivy Nyayieka | Posted 05.07.2015 | College
Ivy Nyayieka

Kenya's Internet club went up this Tuesday. Renowned fashion blogger Thisisess (Sharon Mundia) announced her engagement, and, as many have pointed out, she might as well have handed Kim Kardashian a pocket book titled: "How to break the Internet: A step-by-step guide."

Correlation of Social Media to Search Results and Reputation

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

Individuals, Companies, Governments and Brands need to pay careful attention to the correlation between search, social media and reputation control and management. If it is left to the Internet, you will not be happy with the results.

5 Strategies to Deal With Negative Comments on Your Blog Posts

Kat Gal | Posted 05.04.2015 | Small Business
Kat Gal

When was the last time you've received a negative, hurtful comment on your blog, article or even your Facebook post?

How One Novelist Was Dragged, Kicking and Screaming, Out of Her Barn to Embrace Social Media

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.04.2015 | Books
Holly Robinson

Like most writers, I spend hours alone and doodling on my laptop, even on Saturday nights. Until recently, I had zero interest in fist-bumping people on social media, preferring to spend my time on fiction rather than fall down virtual rabbit holes.

The Essentials of Blogging for Small Business

Bianca Rothschild | Posted 05.01.2015 | Small Business
Bianca Rothschild

This article is the third in a series of five posts on the basics of online marketing for small business. The series is designed to inform and empower small businesses about their online marketing options and give them the confidence to explore the potential growth opportunities that are available through online marketing.

Be Authentic? Beauthentic!

Erdika Wirengjurit | Posted 05.01.2015 | Good News
Erdika Wirengjurit

There is beauty in being who you truly are, in embracing your true self and sharing this with the world.

How To Become Famous On YouTube, Even If You Can't Sing Or Do Makeup

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.30.2015 | Style

When it comes to finding funny content on Instagram, there's no shortage of options. It's impressive then, to say the least, when a user reaches "Inst...

5 Gadgets That Every Fashion Blogger Should Own

Nancy Laws | Posted 04.27.2015 | Technology
Nancy Laws

Blogging is serious and unpredictable business, and for a Fashion blogger, that means being picture perfect at the drop of a pin. That, of course doesn't matter if you don't have the right gadgets to capture the perfect new outfit or accessory, to leave your readers lusting for more and the brands calling.

Why Women Over 50 Need To Declare Pride In Their Bodies

Carol Parker Walsh | Posted 05.05.2015 | Fifty
Carol Parker Walsh

Women in their 50s are in a precarious position of not being old enough to be seniors but too old to be considered youthful. In many ways we're invisible. We are constantly in search of role models that represent these "tweener" years. When you add curviness to the mix, the representation becomes even smaller and less flattering.

Why Your Business Should Be Blogging

Holly Rust | Posted 04.22.2015 | Business
Holly Rust

Blogs provide a platform to connect with others through a direct line of communication. Not only is blogging a great way to expand your reach, but blogs also help keep your audience engaged in your business.

When Is the Right Time to Outsource Your Marketing?

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

By making the choice to outsource some or all of the marketing your company needs, you can make sure that experienced, talented professionals are working with your business to get it the attention it deserves on social media, on the Internet, at trade shows, and much, much more.

5 Communications Lessons Learned Working at an Anti-Poverty Nonprofit

Ellevate | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Just as the MDG's are sustained through country partnerships and collaboration, the same could be said for strengthening and revitalizing our communications partnerships in organizations of all sizes and budgets, to ensure clarity, unity and power of messaging.

How to Build Your Personal Brand From Scratch with Neil Patel

Sean Kim | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Sean Kim

I've been following Neil for awhile, and I can confirm that he's the real deal. From the quality of his content to the results he has gotten for his businesses and his clients, which includes Amazon, GM, and NBC.