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10 Simple Tips for Improving Your Blog

John Rampton | Posted 07.24.2014 | Business
John Rampton

Even if you were aware of the benefits of blogging, that doesn't mean that you're doing it correctly. Which is why we've put together these ten handy and simple tips for improving your blog.

How We Are Awesome: Jamson S. Lwebuga Mukasa

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 09.11.2014 | Impact
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Dire events can have a way of making you a believer in miracles. If you find yourself in such circumstances, you're not alone, lean in on your faith. And if you have none, trust me, you can find it.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blog

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 08.23.2014 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

It made me excited, not anxious. I didn't even really think to list it on my college applications while I spent a whole of time and thought questioning how "impressive" my other activities looked. And in the midst of this yearlong freak-out, I found something to call my own.

Women in Business: Q&A with Elke Govertsen, Founder of Mamalode

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.16.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Elke Govertsen is an entrepreneur and mom. She was raised between Alaska and Montana, with her first business at the age of 16 as a welder. She now publishes mamalode, does creative work, custom publishing, small business coaching, speaking, photography and writing.

Celebrating the Superhero in Every Dad

Kate Carr | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Kate Carr

Just like a real superhero, my dad always made me feel safe and protected. It's a special power shared by so many other dads as well. Of course, every superhero needs a little help, whether it's a good sidekick or simply access to the right information.

10 Things I Learned From Building My First Blogsite

Angela Jamene | Posted 08.11.2014 | Technology
Angela Jamene

Building my blogsite was, and continues to be, an adventure. I was genuinely surprised by how much I learned in the process. Here are 10 of my favorites.

My Response To John Stamos

Annelia Alex | Posted 07.19.2014 | TV
Annelia Alex

I wrote a blog post that, according to news sources, "slammed" Full House. Thankfully, John Stamos -- Uncle Jesse himself! -- was quick to "refute" my claims that '90s TV created unrealistic expectations among members of my generation.

Modern Mujer: Covergirl Flor de Maria Rivera Inspires a Bilingual Nation With Her Passion for Fashion

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 07.16.2014 | Latino Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

Sending social media feeds in a fashionable frenzy; Flor de Maria Rivera continues to deliver her trendy spin on modern attire. Mixing affordable apparel with high end fashion, she inspires her fans to mix and match existing pieces with bold, colorful accessories.

10 Reasons You Should Start Blogging

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 07.14.2014 | Small Business
Michael B. Fishbein

Blogging can be incredibly valuable to a variety of people and for a variety of reasons. Blogging is not just for businesses! I've benefited personally, professionally, and financially from blogging.

To Email or Not to Email: Is Email Marketing Relevant to your Businesses' Bottom-Line?

R. Kay Green | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
R. Kay Green

If you are not building a strong, reliable email list, you are making a big mistake! How do you expect to generate sales for your products or services and achieve sustainable growth in your business?

An Open Letter to Rap Music (For My Daughters)

Mike Heenan | Posted 06.24.2014 | Parents
Mike Heenan

If you choose to forgo "Happy Birthday" for crooning about your "Magic Stick," you'd better be the guy in the Gandalf getup passing goodies out to the party-goers. You will NOT be "making it rain" around my girls unless you are a sprinkler technician.

Why George R.R. Martin Regrets The Controversial 'Game Of Thrones' Scene

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.13.2014 | TV

And you thought your family reunions were awkward. Spoiler Alert! The Internet has been ablaze ever since Sunday night's, April 20, episode of "...

The #1 Productivity Tool You Aren't Using

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.12.2014 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

What's the best productivity tool you're not taking advantage of? Evernote? MeetingWizard? Dropbox? Think again. Harvard Business School professor Ter...

A Heartfelt Promise For The Mom In The Mirror

Anjali Joshi | Posted 06.08.2014 | Parents
Anjali Joshi

You have given everything -- your sleep, your body, your career, your marriage, your life -- to this child. And, you, mommy, are doing an amazing job.

Martha Stewart: I Asked Her Nothing; She Tells Me Everything

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.31.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

She's the Ultimate Homeownah from the Hamlet of Katonah. She puts the CAN in Cantitoe. She's got a greenhouse that's bigger than your entire house, wi...

'Mean Girls' Art History Is So Fetch

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 03.28.2014 | Arts

"Oh my God, that Monet is so fetch!" is not something you'd often hear wandering an art museum. Still, if there's anything "Mean Girls" has proven, it...

Blog Your Memoir: Step Out of Your Comfort Zone and Build Your Platform

Dorit Sasson | Posted 05.11.2014 | Books
Dorit Sasson

It's totally scary to step out of your comfort zone just to blog about your life story. But think about this: There's a whole tribe of people who need and want to read your message.

The Verdict Is in: The Future of Marketing Is Social

R. Kay Green | Posted 05.08.2014 | Business
R. Kay Green

We can't deny it. It's everywhere we go, it's everything we see. It's social media and it symbolizes where we are as a society: Interconnected... and it is here to stay.

International Relations: Fashion Month Across the Globe

Serena Guen | Posted 05.04.2014 | Style
Serena Guen

Perhaps the most dichotomous artistic event of the year, Fashion Month throws together polar opposites that truly shouldn't work but just do

6 Titillating Tips on Blogging for Your Nonprofit

Varda Epstein | Posted 04.27.2014 | Technology
Varda Epstein

Consider the difference between: How I taught my dog to beg and Begging will get you everywhere. The first is ho-hum, the second piques the interest. You can't help but want to read the rest.

Bloggers Beware: Think Before You Post Images Online

Nancy Wurtzel | Posted 04.21.2014 | Fifty
Nancy Wurtzel

The image I chose for my post was a beautiful Tree of Life creation, which fit perfectly with the subject matter of my post. At the time, I remember hesitating for just a moment. Was it an image I had purchased from a service? Had I found it in Creative Commons? Was it OK to use?

How to Run a Successful Blog, as Illustrated by Food

Foodbeast | Posted 02.11.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

The folks running the LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Blog just released a tutorial-of-sorts on how to create fun content for your blog (not necessari...

102 Years Ago Today Captain Scott and His Men Reached the South Pole

Ben Saunders | Posted 03.19.2014 | Green
Ben Saunders

I suspect our bodies have so little fat or superfluous muscle they can turn into fuel that we're almost totally reliant on what we eat to keep us going now.

Eight Reasons to Get to New Zealand

Emily Dickinson | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Emily Dickinson

I headed to the South Island -- known for its mountains, snow, and glaciers -- having no idea what to expect. I just hoped I wouldn't have to dress nicely or wear makeup. I was right.

Ice Cream Plus Fall Equals Comfort

Nik Sharma | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Nik Sharma

Just because summer's over doesn't mean it's time to stop eating ice cream.