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This is What Happened When Millions of People Read My Article

Amy Morin | Posted 06.28.2016 | Home
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 06.29.2016 | 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 06.29.2016 | 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.

Peer Pressure at Camp NaNoWriMo

Jorge Newbery | Posted 06.29.2016 | Home
Jorge Newbery

Camp NaNoWriMo is the summertime version of National Novel Writing Month and provides an online gathering-place and support group for writers working on any type of writing project.

How to Survive as a Blogger (in a Blog-Eat-Blog World)

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 06.25.2016 | Technology
Deborah Stachelski

Society Letters is a women's blog founded by writer Deborah Stachelski in April of this year, as an outlet for women to share their voices. She felt that there was a missing link in the blogosphere for a place where women could collaborate on a personal level, with the goal of empowering others.

6 Lessons in Community Building That Helped This Company Reach Millions of Readers

Nina Tomaro | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Nina Tomaro

In late 2011, Brit Moran launched a DIY platform called Brit + Co with the belief that everyone is creative.

Why You Should Travel Blog Your Next Trip (Even if You're Not a Blogger)

Starre Vartan | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Starre Vartan

Unless you are already a diligent journaler during trips, you are probably forgetting most of what you did on your last voyage abroad (you know it's true!).

Blogging Basics for Businesses

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Kali Kasprzyk

Companies that blog 15 times or more each month get 5X more traffic that companies without a blog, according to the Marketing Benchmarks from 7,000-plus Businesses report. What does it take to make a blog on your business site a success?

5 Ways to Turn Your Liberal Arts Education Into a Startup Internship

Penina Remler | Posted 06.16.2016 | College
Penina Remler

Aside from Meryl Streep's legacy and architecture resembling Hogwarts, Vassar College captivated me most as I heard students tell their amazing success stories. After receiving my acceptance letter, I couldn't help but wonder about the path that I would carve for myself.

5 Books That Will Improve Your Writing

Gregory Ciotti | Posted 06.09.2016 | Home
Gregory Ciotti

Remove the fanfare and most writing advice boils down to read more, write more, and get better feedback.

Get Paid for What You Know: Write it Down!

Jeb Harrison | Posted 06.09.2016 | Fifty
Jeb Harrison

If you're a boomer or on the mature side of Gen X, chances are you have developed a deep compendium of professional knowledge in a particular field. So, how can you leverage all the knowledge you've acquired over the course of your professional career in retirement?

The Most Common Fears About Publishing, and 3 Ways to Conquer Them

Jamilah Corbitt | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Jamilah Corbitt

My name is Jamilah Corbitt, and I have publishing anxiety. Publishing anxiety is the feeling of fear that occurs before you hit the publish button on that piece of content you've poured yourself into.

8 of My Fave Sister Blogs

Brenda Keesal | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Brenda Keesal

Power, my people, is meant to be shared. Would you like to feel yours? I have been stockpiling sister bloggers for a while and am ready to start gifting. It's an embarrassment of riches, so grab a cup, click the links, and open your soul to these witchy women of the interwebs...

How You Can Gain 1000 Twitter Followers Organically in Just 6 Weeks

Sarah Cannata | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Sarah Cannata

Since I made that decision to leave the workforce and drive my own professional writing business, doors have just opened. Doors to the kind of opportunities that are helping to shape my future as a writer.

Make Your Writing More Meaningful

Gregory Ciotti | Posted 06.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gregory Ciotti

Writing is an arduous process that seeks to bring abstract ideas into the tangible world. Writing is valuable. You give voice to your team, help to ...

5 Tips for Running a Successful Blog

Quora | Posted 06.03.2016 | Technology
Quora

Anyone can walk into a bookstore and pick from Shakespeare, Pratchett, JK Rowling and a million more. Tell me (a) is your writing more deserving of attention and (b) how would anyone even know?

What Quitting My Job Taught Me About Business, Blogging, and Pursuing Your Passion

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 06.04.2016 | Business
Kevin Kleitches

With just a part-time paycheck, I was forced to either go back to working full-time, or find another way to make money while I continued to build my online presence. That's when I decided to start doing freelance photography. Now, before I continue, know this: I'm not a "born entrepreneur."

Why I Started A Sex Blog In My 50s

Erica Jagger | Posted 06.02.2016 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

Having a blog, even a modestly successful blog, requires a staggering amount of maintenance. Especially a sex blog, like mine. I've done five photo shoots, the most recent occurring two weeks ago.

You Will Find Your Voice

Honey Good | Posted 06.02.2016 | Fifty
Honey Good

Sharing my life experiences as a mature woman by blogging comes naturally, because sharing is caring and I feel I have a lot to share.

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

Dorit Sasson | Posted 05.27.2016 | 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 05.27.2016 | 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 05.26.2016 | 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 05.24.2016 | 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 05.20.2016 | 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 05.20.2016 | 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.