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.

Marching Forward…
Health and Wellness

Marching Forward…

How is it already March??? The beginning of 2015 went by in a flash, but the beginning of the year always does for our family. Birthday after birthday, Valentine’s Day and Girl Scouts and hey… one year since my arm first broke. We didn’t celebrate this milestone (arm, you’ve come…

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The Girl on the Train, Blogging, and the Whole Story
Lifestyle

The Girl on the Train, Blogging, and the Whole Story

I heard about The Girl on the Train on NPR; I caught the last bit of an interview with the author Paula Hawkins and was interested. I had finished the second book in the Outlander series and was looking for a change of pace before I delved into the third.…

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Happy New Year!
Gift Guides

Happy New Year!

Hey folks, I’m back! This was by far the longest time I spent away not just from posting, but the business of blogging. I had big ideas about creating videos, beauty posts with pictures or videos, redoing the things that bug me with the look and usage of the blog…

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The Old Fashion Blog She Ain’t What She Used to Be: Why Blogs Change
Lifestyle

The Old Fashion Blog She Ain’t What She Used to Be: …

You’ve been a blog reader for a long while, long before every single girl in America with a Rebecca Minkoff Mini MAC started one. You’ve had favorites who really spoke to you, but lately their blogs are disappointing. What happened to that awesome blog from 2007, 2009, or even 2012…

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Long Time, No Blog!
Lifestyle

Long Time, No Blog!

I’m baaaaaack!!!! My arm surgery May 22nd went great. The arm had rebroken so my doctor had to put in a new bigger plate, a bone graft, and an implanted bone stimulator that will be removed in a few months. For two weeks I was just in a splint to…

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#Blog4Good: Suppporting Goodwill Come Rain or Come Shine
Lifestyle

#Blog4Good: Suppporting Goodwill Come Rain or Come Shine

A while ago, to maintain balance (and my sanity), I decided to stop attending blogger events unless they were really worth it. An event for Goodwill is always worth it. Why Goodwill? Because this January, the unemployment rate in the District of Columbia was at 8.1% compared to 5.5% just…

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Let It Go
Lifestyle

Let It Go

   [source] A few weeks ago, I was talking to a friend about blogs. We have many that we both enjoy, and she mentioned one that I didn’t know but she adored. So I added it to my reader. I mean, if my friend who I adore and respect and…

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Since I Can’t Journal…
Lifestyle

Since I Can’t Journal…

Before my short term disability starts, I have some lingering work projects to tie up. I sit on the couch, legs crossed, right arm raised above my heart thanks to quilts and pillows, it’s as though my cast is The Princess and the Pea. Typos are so prevalent and painkillers…

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