What You Need to Know About Offering Sponsorships for Your Blog

Hi lovelies. So I know I promised another post about PicMonkey for my series a little while ago and I haven't followed through. I apologize for that! I had a tip that didn't end up panning out and I haven't figured out any new tricks lately. So I thought I could give you some blogging tips while I'm at it! ...more

Do I even know what I am doing?

Hi, I feel I may have deceived you a bit because I really have no clue what I am doing now. No, seriously its great that XYZ company wants to send me clothes to take pictures of and blog about. Yes, its fabulous I am now on the media list for the other XYZ company. Honestly, I still just tweet what I like to tweet about, what I find relavent to me. My blog posts are the most bland items since vanilla was found to be so common. ...more

Is Blogging for Profit Destroying the Medium?

There is a small contingent of people who think that all blogs are narcissists. Or maybe that's what everyone thinks? Do you have to be slightly narcissistic to write about your life in such detail for the whole world? I guess that's what I used to think. The first time I heard about "blogging," I was in college. My friend Ian was talking about how his friend had written a post on her blog about some stupid thing she'd done, and her parents had found it.I asked what a blog was....more

Pssst... wanna sponsor an enthusiastic blogger for BlogHer '12?!

As you may know, I am looking forward with great excitement to attending BlogHer '12 in New York City this coming August (just over two months away - can you believe it?!). And why wouldn't I be excited?! I get to travel to another country - to one of the most amazing cities in the world, no less... I'll be able to meet and hang out with online-only-so-far friends in person... ...more

The Joys (and Occasional Challenges) of Mentoring and Sponsoring

A “Heartfeldt” THANK YOU to everyone who read and commented on my virgin column. Your lively responses, challenges, and questions affirm that leadership issues are high on the agenda. Hands down the hottest topic in questions this past two weeks was mentoring.  Such as: ...more
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Seriously? Must a Woman Be Like a Man to Get Ahead?

That question comes up every time I speak with women about their career aspirations. A second question just as surely follows: if we can’t be authentically who we are, why would we want to “succeed” in male-dominated organizations or professions? Many women who leave the corporate world to stay home with children or enter entrepreneurial or nonprofit fields—or alternately, remain quietly in their jobs put only to find themselves doing the work but not getting the promotions—say they do so because they don’t want to become like men. ...more

I at no time have ever wanted to be like a man or imitate one in any way.

I hate football ...more