What Happens After Your Piece is Accepted for Publication?

While getting your writing accepted by a website you’ve aspired to be published on is a great accomplishment, your work isn’t over as soon as you get a "Yes!"  Once you get that coveted letter from an editor saying your work is going to be ...more

Are You Team Sticker or Team No-Sticker?

Are Facebook stickers a testament to our extreme laziness or an embodiment of our squee?  I recently saw a new mother post a picture of her baby, updating her friends on the arrival of her child.  There were a few written "congratulations" ...more

Homemade Pear Nectar Recipe on Brit+Co

Valentina Lebu of Kitchen Highlights recently had her post The Homemade Pear Nectar featured on the Brit+Co as one of the 18 Premium Pear Recipe for Fall. ...more

Are You Still Going to Post that Instagram Picture?

Another day, another story in the Wall Street Journal of how the photos we post to our social media accounts are being used without our knowledge.  That picture of your first Starbucks Pumpkin Spice latte of the season, your kid eating Pringles, ...more

Connect Your Small Business to Instagram and Engage New Customers

The numbers don’t lie: the popular photography app Instagram has nearly 200 million active users monthly. Are you tapping into this engaged group of social media users?  ...more

5 iPhone Apps That Will Help You Blog Better

From underused-but-definitely-there apps such as Notepad to ones you may not have heard of, such as Buffer, here are 5 apps that every blogger should have on their iPhone. (And most come for Android too!) ...more

3 Women Share Their Reasons for Attending BlogHer PRO '14

You know that big idea you have right now? The one you're rolling around in your head. The one that keeps you up at night. Yep, that's on the one. That's the reason you need to register for BlogHer PRO '14. I know, I know. I said that, and you immediately thought, "But my idea isn't [insert whatever excuse you use here]." Big enough. Developed enough. Real enough. "PRO" enough. Yes, it is. No matter what stage of planning or idea forming or questioning you're in, PRO is meant for you and your idea. ...more
Pity I can't be in there...sounds like something I would enjoy very much.  But I see that ...more

11 Great Tips Writers Need to Know to Keep Getting Published

While getting your writing accepted by a website you’ve aspired to be published on is a great accomplishment, your work isn’t over as soon as you get a "Yes!"  Once you get that coveted letter from an editor saying your work is going to be featured, there are several things left to do, to ensure that you get the most out of your experience as a contributor, and that you are welcomed back to write more pieces in the future. ...more
This is a fantastic post - thank you for this! Yours truly,  A newbiemore

Time in a bottle

It's not about Jim Croce. Autumn reminds us that everything changes, what would I like to change?Oh honey, if you only knew about my weekend........more

New C&B Services?

Have you ever heard of churn n burn seo? We have a new service coming soon that sticks 2 fingers up at google and ranks your site for any keyword, stop worrying about updates like "penguin 3,0" and start ranking and banking....more

Simply Stylist NYC Fashion And Beauty Conference

Get your tickets and mark your calendars Beauty and Style bloggers! Simply Stylist Fashion & Beauty conference is going be the networking and informative catalyst of the season with 11 Panelist and 5 break out sessions in one fun filled Saturday! Hosted by Catt Sadler of E!...more

From the Mouths of Babes, Our Tears are given Meaning and Purpose

There are literally hundreds of glow-in-the-dark stars of all shapes and sizes taped to my boys’ ceiling. When their light goes out for bedtime, their room still glows like the night sky at the request of both our boys.But what I didn’t know until recently is that the boys have given certain stars to people they know are in heaven – their big brother, Great (Grandma) Hasamear, Great (Grandma) Mitchell and my dad, their Grandpa Mike. I walked in a few nights ago to hear my five-year-old singing while lying in his bed in the dark. I asked him what he was doing and his answer stopped me in my tracks....more

5 iPhone Apps That Will Help You Blog Better

From underused-but-definitely-there apps such as Notepad to ones you may not have heard of, such as Buffer, here are 5 apps that every blogger should have on their iPhone. (And most come for Android too!) ...more

Stunning Medieval Church Inspires Praise

I am in awe of incredible architecture of the past, created without modern machinery or even power tools. The results are stunning testaments to faith and dedication to God. They inspire praise and prayer.The experience must be even more powerful in person if mere images can move us....more

Simple Sidebar Graphics for Absolute Beginners

For those of you who don't have any graphics programs such as Adobe Photoshop or even GIMP (a FREE graphics program!), this is the tutorial for you! Want to spice up your blog? Need to customize that Wordpress template?Keep reading!...more

8 Practical Tips For Getting HuffPost To Give You The Time OF Day

Originally Published on Beyond Your Blog...more
DrCurly Good luck!  They are a hard nut to crack for sure.  Keep trying!!more