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400 Blogs, One Daughter

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 05.09.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

So, it's with delicious appreciation that I finish the 400th blog and tie it with a virtual ribbon to say "Thank you" to Emily. Without her inspiration, I'd be wallowing down by the river sucking cheap wine from a paper bag.

Can You Profit from Buying and Selling Websites?

Gina Horkey | Posted 05.04.2015 | Small Business
Gina Horkey

It's my belief that more and more people will take their career futures into their own hands - and more and more will identify themselves as being self-employed or as freelancers.

Why Do I Blog?

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 04.29.2015 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

The weekly routine of sitting down and organizing my ideas into a coherent piece of text that people of various backgrounds can enjoy became very cathartic.

Confessions of the First Travel Blogger

Richard Bangs | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

One of these claims to be "The Most Interesting Blogger in the World" I was surprised when I picked up a copy USAToday and saw an item that cited me...

Kindness Matters -- Even on the Internet

Jennifer Wolfe | Posted 04.27.2015 | Technology
Jennifer Wolfe

We are all on this life journey together. We all have a voice. I use mine to communicate, to understand others, and to make the world a kinder place to live in. By spewing your commentary, it makes me wonder what else you do in life that pushes us all backwards in anger, instead of forwards in compassion.

4 New Rules to Client Engagement - An Interview with Sergio Garcia

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 04.26.2015 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

The way people consume media is changing at a rapid pace. What was once magazines, newspapers, television, and radio is now streaming TV, blogs, and podcasts. The old rules for reaching customers are no longer relevant.

If We're Abandoning Handwriting, Let Schools Revive the Ancient Art of Blogging in Schools

Jimmy Leach | Posted 04.21.2015 | Education
Jimmy Leach

When the Finns decide that cursive handwriting will be scrapped from the Finnish education curriculum and replaced by lessons in keyboard typing, we ought to pay attention.

How to Optimize Your Blogging Experience

Blogdramedy | Posted 04.18.2015 | Comedy

Welcome to your first blogging experience! Join the millions of others who have found a worthwhile outlet for their creativity and genius.

I'm One of Those Moms and This Is Why

Deborah Carberry | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Deborah Carberry

You know those moms who post on Facebook all these wonderful things about their kids? Why do they do it? Well, I'm one of those moms, here's one of those posts and this is why I do it.

Pink Blogosphere: Writing As Healing

Amy Wu | Posted 04.13.2015 | Women
Amy Wu

Is the existence of the pink blogosphere a surprise? The Internet and a growing suite of digital tools makes communication more assessable to the average Jane and Joe. It is also a way to share, vent, and be very public or very anonymous whether one is in a big city or small rural community.

10 Quick Tips for Bloggers in 2015

Brian Hanley | Posted 04.11.2015 | Technology
Brian Hanley

Pay attention. Know your audience. Know which topics appeal to your audience. Know which topics don't. Develop posts that answer your audience's most pressing questions. And most importantly, demonstrate your appreciation for the people who follow your blog.

Bloggers Be Like...

Natalie Thomas | Posted 04.11.2015 | Style
Natalie Thomas

Bloggers be like mason jars, cheese boards, standing mirror selfies, latte art, pumpkin patches, striped straws, sun-streaked shots, party props. I present a Valentine to my fellow bloggers.

Most Recommended Marketing Tools By Pro Bloggers [Part 2]

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Writing great articles is just half the battle. You need the most efficient tools as well to aid in your promotion and getting your content discovered by more and more people.

Most Recommended Marketing Tools By Pro Bloggers

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Most successful bloggers are not only great storytellers. They know the best and most effective tools of the trade too.

Andrew Sullivan Signs Off

The Dish | Posted 02.06.2015 | Media

Thirteen years ago, as I was starting to experiment with this blogging thing, I wrote the following: [T]he speed with which an idea in your head re...

6 Dos and Don'ts for Promoting Your Blog and Using Social Media

Ted Rubin | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
Ted Rubin

Using social media can definitely help you get the word out about your blog if you use it correctly, and it all boils down to just three things: listening, planning and concentrating on relationships.

Increase Business Blog Traffic With These 5 Tips

Jonathan Long | Posted 04.05.2015 | Small Business
Jonathan Long

A lot of businesses will publish blog content that rivals advertisements. Give you helpful free information on your blog and your audience will appreciate it. This helps to build a relationship based on trust. Consumers are going to return to blogs that aren't constantly jamming offers down their throat. Focus on providing value and the leads and sales will follow naturally.

6 Fempreneurs Who Built a Business From Their Backpack

Charli Moore | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Charli Moore

Frustrated that the only opportunity you have to travel is during your daily commute to work? Bored of your monotonous 9-to-5? There's a new wave of female entrepreneurs proving that it is possible to combine a successful career with full time travel.

Ta-Nehisi Coates Praises Andrew Sullivan's Blog

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.03.2015 | Media

Last week, Andrew Sullivan announced he would be shuttering his pioneering political blog, The Dish, after 15 years of near-daily musings. The reasons...

10 Reasons Why Blogging Is Ruining My Life

Jennifer Bly | Posted 04.04.2015 | Comedy
Jennifer Bly

Blogging is ruining my life. How's this, you ask? Let me dive in and tell you all about my blog-induced woes.

On Web Originality and Public Discourse

Emily Reich | Posted 03.31.2015 | College
Emily Reich

One no longer has to be an expert in a field to voice one's opinion. The result is a surplus of articles and blog posts filled with opinions, ideas, and ruminations that range from pointless to profound.

Andrew Sullivan Is Retiring From Blogging For The Best Reason

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.29.2015 | Media

Even the most influential bloggers must abandon their posts behind those computer screens at some point. Andrew Sullivan, a renowned political writ...

Blogging: Help! I'm Running out of Ideas

David W. Weaver | Posted 03.29.2015 | Business
David W. Weaver

The pressure to deliver unique, insightful and creative content on a regular basis can become so burdensome that the infamous "writer's block" begins to take hold of your thoughts. I am going to go out on a limb and say that the majority of bloggers out there know exactly what I mean.

From Rock Bottom to Successful Entrepreneur: One Woman's Journey

Leisa Peterson | Posted 03.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leisa Peterson

In her early 20s, Ruth Soukup spent 2.5 years battling debilitating depression. Today, she is a happy mom, wife, author and proud owner of a thriving ...

Blindness and Blogging

Stephen Kuusisto | Posted 03.25.2015 | Impact
Stephen Kuusisto

Their intentions were good. The trouble is that lots of well meaning actions by non-disabled people are simultaneously demeaning.