Ultimate Holiday Cookbook Gift Guide 2010

Before we get started, have you ever stopped to think about what makes a really good gift? Something relatively unique that you don’t necessarily find in every big-box store. Something that will make people smile -- that will indulge the senses or the imagination or the mind. I think you’ll find one or all of those things here. Happy gifting! ...more

Transforming the Spanish speaking blogosphere: Mujeres Construyendo

I became  blogger almost 4 years ago and cannot say how happy I am for it. I am Mexican, and contrary to the English speaking blogosphere were women represent the majority, in the Spanish speaking blogosphere, we only represent 20% of the bloggers. ...more
Me parece Genial Claudia Felicidades … y como unirse?     more

New Facebook Profile Sweet for Freelancers-Video Tutorial

Are you a Freelancer? Even if you just have a hobby or book you want to celebrate via Facebook you're in luck with Facebook's new profile view. It gives you a place to tell people about your business and link to it right at the top of your profile!...more

Give Books From Bloggers This Season

Books are one of my favorite gifts to give. Over the last couple of years I've been able to combine my joy of giving books with the fabulous writing I see online by giving people books written by some of my favorite bloggers. There used to be a time when such books were a rarity, but now more and more bloggers are making the transition to books. Here are some recent publications that would be an excellent addition to the bookshelves of those near and dear to you. ...more

Thanks for the list. I like the idea of supporting bloggers with a writing passion. ...more

Want to Write a Book or Blog Post? 6 Ways to Write Better

We all have a story to tell -- and writing that story may be the most creative, interesting thing we ever do! Even if we write a book and it never gets published, we still reap massive rewards from the act of writing.But even if we're "only" writing for ourselves, or if we're writing blog posts that only our family members read, we want to write well. Good writing is easy to read and understand, and brings the reader alongside for the ride. ...more

Looking to Make Great Networking Relationships with Great People

Hello I have been a member of BlogHer for a few years now, but I've been inactive. I am looking forward to checking out what's happening now, and creating great networking relationships with great people. I'm the Managing Editor/Owner of First Class Fashionsita, a top celebrity lifestyle, beauty, fashion and all entertainment news blog. If I'm not here, I'm there....more

Play a game / contest for best blog entry about love and relationships of 2010

Hi, I'm playing a game to find the most inspirational blog posts about love, relationships, dating, etc. in 2010.  Come submit a link to your favorite post on your own blog to get some visibility.  I'll compile these into an eBook to gain additional visibility for your blog.  Find out more at: http://singleagainonlinediary.blogspot.com/2010/12/december-game-best-blog-posts-of-2010.html Hope to see you there!...more

Lessons Learned from a First Year of Blogging

I set out to write a blog that was truly candid, but that meant taking risks with where my audience might draw lines, and as I said above, I only started giving a slightly smaller shit what people though t-- I didn't quit caring altogether. So one of the most freeing things I've learned is that, although I keep them in mind, my audience doesn't shape my writing -- I do. ...more

I too am coming up on my 1st year anniversary of blogging and found myself smiling and nodding ...more

Changing the World, One Mother At A Time

I am a mother.  I am lots of other things but as society continues to discount and undervalue this role, it is easy to get frustrated and not claim it as loudly as I should.  The world talks about how important mothers are.  Yet often mothers are the last ones on the list to be asked for their opinion about the issues that affect them.  The blogging and social media revolution is turning that around as the mothers who blog morph into a powerful global force. ...more

Like It Or Lump It: Discussing Your Life on the Internet

I was 17 when I first opened up about the various issues going on in my life in a public forum.  I remember getting some hateful comments, but the majority of people were supportive.  Fast forward almost 10 years, and it almost seems like the tables have turned.  As our lives are shared more and more, outsiders begin to feel the need to critique the goings on in our lives.  By having blogs, twitter accounts, etc., we do technically open ourselves up to the criticism.  We don't, however, open ourselves up to hateful remarks, ignorance, etc....more

I love what you have to say here. I tend to take the same approach to people who leave ...more