Business of Blogging: Pitching, Rates and a Year End Review
The Business of Blogging

Business of Blogging: Pitching, Rates and a Year End Review

For a long time, I was a “Rules” gal. Remember the book The Rules? Buy a twin bed, play hard to get, and nab Mr. Right. I followed a version of The Rules with this blog for many years; I let brands come to me. My blog was around so…

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The State of the Blog
Lifestyle

The State of the Blog

I’ve been blogging for 13 years. THIRTEEN YEARS. In this day and age, few people keep jobs or relationships for that long. The name has changed (raise your hand if you remember the uber-catchy original title What Every Woman Needs in Her Wardrobe?), the look has changed (it’s fun to…

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Be the Change: Diversity in Blogging and the Washingtonian I’m Not a Tourist Campaign
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Be the Change: Diversity in Blogging and the Washingtonian I’m Not …

In 1727 Benjamin Franklin created The Junto, also known as The Leather Apron Club. The members of the Junto were drawn from diverse occupations and backgrounds, but they all shared a spirit of inquiry and a desire to improve themselves, their community, and to help others. The goal of the…

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Life After Quitting: Week 6
The Business of Blogging

Life After Quitting: Week 6

“If you don’t think Beyonce doesn’t cry in the shower every so often you’re wrong.” I’m married to such a great person. Karl said this to me Saturday morning. Friday night I cried in the shower. And for some, the shower may muffle the cries, but the way our house…

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Life After Quitting: One Month Recap
The Business of Blogging

Life After Quitting: One Month Recap

Last weekend I wrote a long post about my one-month anniversary for quitting my day job and blogging full time and my blog ate it. I was in Texas, it was 11pm (so really midnight back home) and my dashboard (the backend of my blog) seemed to go back in…

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