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.

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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#WO2turns10: Celebrating Wardrobe Oxygen’s 10th Anniversary
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#WO2turns10: Celebrating Wardrobe Oxygen’s 10th Anniversary

Yeah, this pretty much sums up how I felt last Thursday evening. I was famous for being a quitter. When the going gets tough, I was known to cave. The main reason I got mediocre grades in school wasn’t because I didn’t understand but because I’d get overwhelmed by assignments…

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Blogging Behind the Scenes: Why Do Bloggers Do That to their Site?
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Blogging Behind the Scenes: Why Do Bloggers Do That to their Site?

It’s easy as a blogger to think the majority of your audience is either in your field of work (PR, social media, blogging), or very familiar with the business of blogging. But the thing is, even though the majority of comments may come from those in your field, the majority…

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Allie Update
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Allie Update

I’ve become quite skilled at typing with one hand. It is a skill I’d gladly trade for never breaking my arm in the first place, but it does give me a bit of a surge of pride being able to craft an email… or this post. Tuesday I had my…

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#ShareTheGood with Goodwill Industries Week
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#ShareTheGood with Goodwill Industries Week

I’m taking a break from outfits and Ask Allie advice posts for a little PSA. This week is Goodwill Industries Week; not only that this year Goodwill of Greater Washington is celebrating its 80th anniversary serving the DC area community. For those who have been reading Wardrobe Oxygen for a…

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Thank You
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Thank You

I had a Friday Favorite scheduled for today but decided to hold off because I need to thank you all, and this thank you is way overdue. Heads up, this post may ramble. A lot. Last year fucking sucked. Sorry about the swearing, but really it was so bad the…

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