Bloggers Report Legal Trouble for Using Photos They Bought Online

You may already know you can be sued for violating copyright law if you're using images you don't have the right to use on your blog. Roni wrote about her experience with a copyright lawsuit that ended up with her having to change out images on hundreds of posts, pay a photographer for a photo, and hire a lawyer to get her out of trouble—even though she didn't realize she wasn't following the rules. ...more

Who's on the 2016 NaBloPoMo Blogroll

The blogroll for 2016 is now closed. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo and didn't add your info, you can still share it in the Writing Lab Facebook group. ...more

NaBloPoMo November 2016 Writing Prompts

If you've decided to join NaBloPoMo 2016 and post every single day in November, here's where you'll find writing prompts to keep you going. We'll post the week's prompts here every Monday, and we'll be sharing them daily in the BlogHer Writing Lab Facebook group for your convenience, too. ...more

Sign Up to Blog Every Day in November: You Could Win a Pass to #BlogHer17

If you're posting for NaBloPoMo every day in November 2016, add your name to our blogroll to share your work and enter to win a pass to #BlogHer17 in Orlando next June! ...more
ZoeAmbler5 yeah not doing the blogher one I am using the 365 post a day one ...and I am already ...more

Grab Your Badge for NaBloPomo 2016

The official badge for NaBloPoMo 2016 is here! Grab it to place on your blog and show your readers you're posting every day this month. ...more

YouTube Star My Cupcake Addiction Shares Her Best Video Advice

It's a big week for Elise Strachan, founder and host of the incredibly popular My Cupcake Addiction videos. Her first cookbook, "Sweet! Celebrations," released October 25, and her Food Network show, "Sweet Smarts," premieres October 30. "It just happened that way," she told me, noting that it's also her 10-year wedding anniversary this week. ...more

That Divine Smothered Chicken the Smolletts Made at #BlogHerFood16

Earlier this month at #BlogHerFood16 in Austin, we got an extra treat: Our keynoters, the charming stars of "Smollett Eats," prepared a meal on stage, and shared the results with the audience. ...more

How to Style the Perfect Food Photo for Instagram

Behind nearly all of those stunning foodie Instagram feeds is a pro who styles and shoots her food with lighting and backdrops and all kinds of props. But Jane Ko is a restaurant blogger, so she takes her food pics like the rest of us do: in the restaurant. She can't bring fancy lights with her. She'll get yelled at if she climbs up on a chair for the perfect shot (though she does it sometimes anyway). ...more

The BlogHer.com Community Platform Is Moving to SheKnows!

I'm incredibly proud to announce that we're just weeks away from launching the new SheKnows Community platform, where you can share your voice and work on our flagship site, SheKnows.com. SheKnows Media reaches 81 million women a month, making this the largest platform by and for women in the world. ...more

I Say This Every Year, But #BlogHerFood16 in Austin Was My Favorite

I think there must be something about the city of Austin that just makes people relax and have fun, because everyone I met at #BlogHerFood16 was so warm, real, and connected—including our keynoting celebrities! I got to see a lot of panelists having a lot of fun with their audiences. And it goes without saying that many of those connections were made over meals in this incredible food city. ...more
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