3 Simple Rules for Pairing Fonts Every Blogger Should Know

I have never met a blogger who does not love fonts! I can't tell you how many Facebook posts I've seen that say, "I just realized I have close to 2,000 fonts on my computer! Do you love fonts? How many do you have?" It's great that bloggers love fonts, considering the popularity of memes and an ever-increasing emphasis on the use of large images and beautiful typography. It can be easy to get carried away with too many fonts, though, so let's discuss some simple rules for pairing fonts....more
Interesting! What a great take on fonts for those of us who are less graphically-oriented. more

The Other Woman Isn't Always a Bad Person

I'm not a bad person. In fact, I've been told that I'm a very nice person, maybe even too nice sometimes. I'm empathetic to a fault, I treat others with respect and I very rarely do anything without considering all of the possible consequences. ...more
10 years older. Manager. Already involved with someone else. Yeah, the majority of the blame ... more

5 Tips to Keep Your Blog From Being Hacked

I've been blogging since 2008. I thought I was knowledgeable about blogging. Boy, was I wrong. Out of the blue, my blog was hacked. I couldn't access it to fix it. I felt vulnerable. I felt helpless. I'm writing this post so you don't have to experience this for yourself. ...more
allison.arnone I paid the $100 yearly fee to have the "delux" version of Dropbox, but you can ... more

Blogger Beware: You CAN Get Sued For Using Photos You Don't Own on Your Blog

One of the things I learned early on was that a post with a photo always looked nicer than one with just text. So I looked at what other people were doing for pictures.  And mostly it seemed that everyone was grabbing pics from Google Images and pasting them on their sites. Sometimes with attribution, most of the time without. And when I asked others (or looked at disclaimers on websites and Tumblrs), it seemed that everyone agreed using pics that way was okay under Fair Use standards. ...more
Scary stuff indeed.  I use Flickr.com for photos, and search for Creative Commons usage photos- ... more