Blogging And Social Media Peeves

I've started this post four times, and I really don't know how to introduce a topic like peeves without sounding whiny and negative right off the NaBloPoMo journey, so I'll just dive right in.Blogs which do not list email addresses ...more
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Advice for New(ish) Bloggers

10 months ago, I started a little business. It's been a dream of mine for a while now, being my own boss, setting my own hours, loving what I do, and doing what I love. It has taken me 12 years to get here. Blogging got me here. If I say this to someone who doesn't blog, or doesn't read any blogs, they will likely shake their heads and move on. To the many who started a blog just to document family moments, or just write, and find themselves in careers they never envisioned possible (social media consultants, community managers, brand ambassadors, published authors, freelance writers, website designers, the list goes on), they will understand. ...more
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I Did Not Expect to Be Hurt or Loved By Blogging

When I started blogging, I thought it'd just be me and my laptop. I'd just be posting interesting items from my online shopping experience here, and I'd have a million readers who'd thank me for showing them the way with gorgeous stuff for their babies, toddlers and themselves. Come back when you've stopped laughing. ...more
It's funny, I started my blog by accident (trying to get an account to be able to comment on ...more

The Truth About How I Blog

SuperBLOGirl.That's the suggested 'superhero' name, bestowed upon me by Deborah of Ask Dr G (@AskDrG) due to the following myths:Myth 1: I read and comment on every single blog out there.Myth 2: I tweet 24/7.Myth 3: I write a week's worth of blog posts in advance....more

I'm Not Just A Stay-At-Home Mom

A few months ago, my well-meaning brother said to me in an online conversation, that he was concerned that I may "lose my edge" because I am no longer the marketing 'guru' I used to impersonate. Instead, I am 'wasting' my acquired skills by being a stay-at-home mom to my baby (now toddler). Before y'all take your catapults out and ask me where my brother is located (hint: nearer to you than me, he lives in the States), let me say that I was not offended.Well, maybe a little....more