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.

Friday Favorite: Samsung NX 3000 Camera – Perfect for Camera-Unsavvy Folks!
The Business of Blogging

Friday Favorite: Samsung NX 3000 Camera – Perfect for Camera-Unsavvy Folks!

As you know, my husband is a professional photographer and has a couple fancy Canon DSLRs and lots of fancy looking lenses and stuff. I’m scared to touch any of it – it’s expensive, it’s heavy, and I have no photography skills. Some people have a black thumb for gardening,…

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Blogging Behind the Scenes: How I Make Money Blogging
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Blogging Behind the Scenes: How I Make Money Blogging

Blogging is this weird secret society where everyone likes to show how well they hustle and show how successful they’ve become, but rarely admit what extent of success they’ve achieved or how they’re achieving that success. A monetized blog is a business; businesses are audited, often public, and should be…

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Balance
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Balance

Tuesday I met a friend for coffee. It wasn’t any friend, it was someone I felt I knew, I admired, I kinda girlcrushed on, but had never met in person. I’ve “known” Winona since around 2006 when I came across her fashion blog. We non-fashion insider fashion blogs were a…

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Learning from You: Changes to Wardrobe Oxygen thanks to Reader Survey Feedback
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Learning from You: Changes to Wardrobe Oxygen thanks to Reader Survey Feedback

Last month I started an anonymous reader survey and the feedback has been AH-MAY-ZING! You all have been so great, sharing ideas, telling me what you like, what you don’t like, and what you’d love to see. Each time Survey Monkey has emailed me letting me know I have new…

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Pay No Attention to that Blogger Behind the Curtain
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Pay No Attention to that Blogger Behind the Curtain

When I started blogging, I was amazed by the community. Blogging made the world feel so much smaller. There were folks in the Ukraine listening to the same music as I, women in Australia with the same figure sharing their style tips, ladies in Brazil whose lives felt so very…

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BlogHer 2015: A Conference Recap
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BlogHer 2015: A Conference Recap

I’ve been blogging a decade and I’ve never attended a blogging conference. While I love Wardrobe Oxygen and do see it as a job, my day job and family take precedence and I just couldn’t justify using my hard-earned PTO to fly across the country alone to network with bloggers…

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BlogHer 2015 Conference: What I Wore
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BlogHer 2015 Conference: What I Wore

While I plan to share a complete recap of the conference, first and foremost we have to talk clothes, right? I spent some time before heading to BlogHer looking for blog posts about what people packed and wore to the conference and while hundreds of people attend every year few…

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BlogHer 2015 Snag my Swag Giveaway
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BlogHer 2015 Snag my Swag Giveaway

Yesterday afternoon the family and I got back from the BlogHer conference in New York City. When I was researching what to pack for BlogHer everyone said save space in your luggage or even bring a separate suitcase for all the swag you’ll be bringing home. While I never before…

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