The Business of Blogging

Blogging behind the scenes: Alison Gary shares the business of blogging. Why do bloggers do what they do? How do bloggers get paid? What does it take to have a successful blog? How do affiliate links work? Alison will share all of this and more in her posts about the business of blogging.

Vogue. Vogue. Vogue.
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Vogue. Vogue. Vogue.

  Did a shoot for an upcoming post, and Emerson asked to have some pictures of her outfit. I could take posing lessons from her, as well as style lessons! Follow Me | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

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‘Tis the Season…
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‘Tis the Season…

I can’t believe Thanksgiving in the U.S. is NEXT WEEK! It feels as though just last week I was enjoying the Labor Day Festival in our town. But yes, the holidays are upon us and from now until the beginning of January it will be time with family, mall crowds,…

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Friday Food for Thought: Holding the Pose
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Friday Food for Thought: Holding the Pose

Fanny Brice was a popular American actress, singer, and comedian. If you haven’t heard of Fanny Brice, you may know Barbra Streisand’s portrayal of her in the Broadway production and movie Funny Girl.  My friend Barbara recently shared a portion of this quote on her Facebook page and it really…

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Being Hard to Get
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Being Hard to Get

I don’t want to beg. I have a weird relationship with blogging. I want my blog to grow and give me cool opportunities, but I don’t want it to grow because I fear it will lose its original direction and get too commercial. Of course I’d like to make more…

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Are We Human, or Are We Blogger?
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Are We Human, or Are We Blogger?

I am not a journalist, I am a blogger. In 2013, the two can be quite similar. There’s bloggers who have regular writing jobs with newspapers and magazines. Award-winning journalists maintain personal blogs. Some blogs have a team of writers and editors. Some publications crank out content so quickly they…

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The Glamorous World of Personal Style Blogging
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The Glamorous World of Personal Style Blogging

Several weeks ago, there was an event at a local store. A blogger I like was hosting it, I emailed all my real-life blogger friends (and friends who would not want to slit their throats attending a “blogger event” with bloggers) to round them up. Let’s go to the event,…

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Advice, Insomina, and Rachael Ray
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Advice, Insomina, and Rachael Ray

I wrote a post many moons ago, before Emerson was a twinkle in my eye, where I gave advice to new moms on what to wear. I got mega flack from it. Angry mothers emailed me, left comments, even stopped me on the street to tell me I have no…

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Making Money as a Blogger
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Making Money as a Blogger

I like to be transparent with you here on this blog. I have mentioned before that this blog is for profit – this blog is income for my family to make it possible for one of us to stay home and raise our daughter.  I treat this blog as a…

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