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Getting the Word Out in a Post-Critic World

Daniel Grant | Posted 03.27.2015 | Arts
Daniel Grant

We are living in the great age of opinion-writing, of critiques and commentaries, so why have so many of the art critics disappeared from major metropolitan newspapers? Perhaps more importantly, what does this mean for artists looking to advance their careers?

A Taste of Maui

Carly Cylinder | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
Carly Cylinder

Three or four nights may not be enough, but you can see a lot in a little amount of time. It was a perfect long-weekend getaway that gave us just what we needed -- a taste of Maui.

6 Dinge, die ich meinem (schwulen) Sohn mit auf den Weg geben möchte

Patrick Roth | Posted 03.25.2015 | Germany
Patrick Roth

Ja, du bist tatsächlich und wahrhaftig schwul! Deine Sexualität beeinflusst so gut wie jeden Aspekt deiner Identität, trotzdem bist du kein schwuler junger Mann. Du bist ein junger Mann, der schwul ist. Du bist nicht mein schwuler Sohn. Du bist mein Sohn.

Blogging Your Novel

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.19.2015 | Books
Dorit Sasson

With publishers emphasizing platform to ascertain evidence of future sales, blogging your novel can be much more lucrative than you think. Blogging is still considered to be one of the greatest ways to expand your reach.

Catering to an Audience

Marissa Lepor | Posted 03.17.2015 | Taste
Marissa Lepor

If restaurants continue to cater to bloggers, are they sacrificing flavor for "likes"?

The State Bar of California Intends on Silencing Its Members

Mark Baer | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics
Mark Baer

If the Bar does decide to require certain disclaimers in lawyer blogs, how does that impact previously published blogs over which the attorney does not have editorial control?

400 Blogs, One Daughter

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 03.09.2015 | 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.

And You Call Yourself A Single Parent...

Jennifer Ball | Posted 03.04.2015 | Divorce
Jennifer Ball

No matter what your status as a parent is -- whether you're happily married, kinda-happily married, partnered up without the paperwork, or like me, doing it on your own -- there is really just one simple objective: to do the best you can.

These Hilarious 'Screenshots Of Despair' Show How Computers Can Be A Total Buzzkill

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.20.2015 | Technology

When a computer algorithm sends you a message that says: "Getting famous! Zero followers gained last month," it's not trying to make fun of you. It's ...

10 Quick Tips for Bloggers in 2015

Brian Hanley | Posted 02.10.2015 | 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 02.09.2015 | 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.

Je Suis in Cyberspace, Reluctantly

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 02.06.2015 | Business
Deborah J. Levine

The intensified urge to shoot the messenger has meant that journalists are becoming an endangered species. Do an internet search for the phrase, "Death threats against journalists" and you'll find almost eight million results.

Keeping the Faith: What Happens When Life Is a Lot

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 02.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Jacobs

Unlike my grandmother, I've never been a religious person. Chalk it up to my love of science, or my Jewish father, whatever the case, the only reaction church elicits is hives and irrational anxiety. But my faith, it seems, does appear to be just as strong as hers.

How Culturally Color Blind Are We Today?

Rachel Chang | Posted 02.04.2015 | Women
Rachel Chang

I'm anxious to see how the general audience accepts a sitcom about an Asian-American family in this social media age. I'm anxious to see if it will change the way people look at one another in everyday life.

10 Reasons Why Blogging Is Ruining My Life

Jennifer Bly | Posted 02.03.2015 | 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.

5 Reasons Why Your Business Should be Blogging

Jamie Walker | Posted 03.18.2015 | Small Business
 Jamie Walker

The blogosphere has really revolutionized the way we interact online, particularly by allowing us to connect by sharing, liking and commenting through social media. Some bloggers utilize their platform as a kind of personal diary or narrative, while others use it to create posts that enhance or supplement their business.

5 Musts for a Successful Business Blog

Matthew Collis | Posted 03.18.2015 | Business
Matthew Collis

It's 2015 and perhaps you're thinking of ways to boost your blog's performance. Maybe you need ideas on how to maximize the popularity and success of your blog but don't know where to start. If so, this article is for you.

Why I Still Watch The Bachelor

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 03.16.2015 | Women
Jennie Sutherland

Yes, The Bachelor franchise is cheesy, unrealistic and arguably degrading to both men and women. BUT it's also highly entertaining and a perfect, fluffy-beach-read-visual treat.

A Beginner's Guide to Social Media, Blogging, and Branding

Ashley Massis | Posted 03.15.2015 | Technology
Ashley Massis

Take all of these tips into consideration, and build your blog slowly. A house built on sand isn't the most sound, and neither is a blog spread too thin! Do what you love and stick to it. My best advice is to keep on learning and trying.

7 Marketing Lessons From A Fortune 250 CMO

Vala Afshar | Posted 03.10.2015 | Business
Vala Afshar

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Chris Hummel, a globally-recognized thought leader who is widely-respected among senior executives in the t...

Messages in a Bottle: Listening to an Old Answering Machine

Andrew Lam | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrew Lam

I found, among many other things long forgotten, an answering machine in a box that held memorabelias from my college years at UC Berkeley. I tinkered with it, and after few false starts, it worked. So I listened. Muffled voices of long ago came echoing through.

Another New Year's Fix

Catherine Nagle | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

It's only been one day after Christmas, and I'm already hearing about all the new healthy ways to de-stress and start the new year off right by lovi...

Quick Fixes for Six Common Blogging Blunders

Casey Wright | Posted 02.03.2015 | Technology
Casey Wright

Whether you're a total noob or an experienced blogger, we all fall victim to these mistakes at some point. Read on to find quick fixes for each blunder.

5 Steps to Transition From Your Career to a Life Purpose

Tom Cronin | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Cronin

For most of us the ultimate goal throughout our entire school and university life is to get a good career with a six-figure salary. But as the years go by, you realize that you're good at what you do but you just keep doing the same thing over and over again like a small cog in a big fat money wheel.

Are You a Victim of CRAP on the Internet?

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 01.29.2015 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

Here's how to determine if you're susceptible to becoming a Compulsive Reader of Angry Posts.