Dianne Jacob Explains How to Make Money From Your Food Blogging

Dianne Jacob is the author of WILL WRITE FOR FOOD: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Reviews, Memoir, and More. The first edition won the Cordon D’Or International award for Best Literary Food Reference Book in 2005. The second edition won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award in 2010 for best book in the USA in its category. The third edition came out July 15, 2015, and featured a new chapter on one of my favorite subjects: making money. ...more

Feeling Stagnant? 5 Ideas For When You Need a Fresh Start in Your Life

Two years ago, after a summer of extreme downsizing, I moved from a small town to the city. I cut my hair, sold my piano, and stopped updating my blog....more

How Majora Carter Brought Down the House at The Pitch

Majora Carter brought down the house during the inspiring The Pitch session at #BlogHer15. Her passionate description of her company, StartUp Box, which pairs tech companies looking for quality talent with entry-level employees in low-status communities, earned her a year of marketing and PR support from SheKnows Media! ...more
This moment was by far my most favorite time! I so enjoyed all of the Pitches! This is what ...more

Dianne Jacob Explains How to Make Money From Your Food Blogging

Dianne Jacob is the author of WILL WRITE FOR FOOD: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Reviews, Memoir, and More. The first edition won the Cordon D’Or International award for Best Literary Food Reference Book in 2005. The second edition won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award in 2010 for best book in the USA in its category. The third edition came out July 15, 2015, and featured a new chapter on one of my favorite subjects: making money. ...more

An Emotional Person in an Emotionless Job

A  about a year ago, I decided to try out some advice and take a well-paying job for a year or two to save up, pay off that debt, and to get back into those pricey acting classes. This was my one-month adventure working as a receptionist in a Madison Avenue Hedge Fund....more

Tips Wanted- Weekend Garage Sale

Hey everybody! One of the things GF and I like to do, that literally costs nothing, is we go to our city library and check out books. On our latest trip, I happened to pick up a book called “Stuffocation” by James Wallman ....more

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Last week ALEX arts and craft sets were 40% off and this week it’s ALEX building toys. Yay! Save 40% to 63 % on more than 40 toys...more

5 Ways to Authentically Connect With Your Customers

I love marketing because it’s an authentic form of CONNECTION. Marketing is a lot like ‘flirting’… you’re showing off your talents, skills, products/services and asking the customer, “Is this for you?” Which is why I‘m going to explain how to ‘flirt’ authentically so you can genuinely connect with your customers… 5 ways to authentically connect […] ...more

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Kids Woot has a great deal on Dr. Brown’s bottles right now. The Natural Flow bottle 3-pack is 47% off at $9.99 ....more

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Spend $50 on regular-priced kids’ clothing and accessories...more

Spend $50, Get an Extra 20% Off Kids’ Shoes from Stride Rite and More

Spend $50 on shoes from Stride Rite, Saucony, Keds and others and get an extra 20% off right now at Amazon. Use coupon code 20KIDSHOES at checkout. The easiest way to shop is to click through and choose the appropriate category (boys, girls, baby) from the menu at the left ....more

How To Finance A Car With A 600 Credit Score Or Lower

Financing a car can be time consuming. First, you must find a car you like, look for a reasonable price to pay, and decide where you will do business. But the longest part of the process is being at the dealership ....more