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.

Glenda Bailey Book Signing at Coach DC
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Glenda Bailey Book Signing at Coach DC

Last night I walked almost two miles in pouring rain (and 4” heels) for this: “Please excuse my dampness, it is such a pleasure to meet you!” Glenda Bailey, Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar was at the Coach store in Georgetown, signing copies of her book, Harper’s Bazaar Greatest Hits. And…

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My Wardrobe Today – Monday
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My Wardrobe Today – Monday

Chambray shirt – Target (similar)Skirt – LOFT (similar)Belt – Another LinePumps – Nine West (similar)Silver cuff I finally got around to dry cleaning some of my clothes that were affected by the hurricane – I completely forgot this skirt was in my wardrobe! Glad to have it back before it…

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My Blog, My Choice
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My Blog, My Choice

No pics today. My husband took pictures this morning… but I don’t like how they look. Shirt ended up a bit untucked, belt looks better IRL than in a still, and I am a sweaty mess. I guess this is the real Allie, but I don’t feel like sharing it.…

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I’m Not Trying to Be Famous
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I’m Not Trying to Be Famous

Everyone has a reason for starting a blog. For some, it’s a hobby. For others, it’s a career. Some start a blog to make friends, others start blogs in hopes they will get recognition for their ideas. For me, it was a place to put all the ideas and opinions…

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Why I Am Not Silent Today
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Why I Am Not Silent Today

As many of you know, a very large percentage of bloggers have chosen to go silent today, participating in For Japan With Love, created by the owners of the blogs ever ours and Utterly Engaged. This is an amazing act by these two bloggers, and those who have participated –…

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The Writing’s on the Wall… of my Blog… (Meme)
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The Writing’s on the Wall… of my Blog… (Meme)

So I was visiting my friend Nicole’s blog (won’t link because she likes her job – and not for them to read her blog) and she did a meme that involves handwriting. Interest piqued! I used to get failing grades in handwriting when in elementary school.  I hold writing utensils…

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Blogger Fashion Trends
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Blogger Fashion Trends

Fashion blogs are wonderful resources for fashion inspiration. Real women wearing real clothing from off the rack. It’s far easier to replicate a look worn by your favorite blogger than to imitate the fashion of Sienna Miller or the latest spread in your issue of Vogue. However, not all blogger…

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Please Vote for Me – Favorite Fashionista Top Tweep!
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Please Vote for Me – Favorite Fashionista Top Tweep!

I just found out I was nominated as “Favorite Fashionista” for The Washington Post’s Top Tweeps of 2010!  I am so honored, and a big thanks to whoever nominated me! I would be thrilled if you would please vote for me – please click on the image below (or click…

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