Sarah Michelle Gellar to Keynote #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us

I'm so excited to welcome Sarah Michelle Gellar back to the BlogHer stage, this time as a keynote for #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us....more
How exciting! I'm brand new to the BlogHer community and signed up for the conference a couple ...more

7 Ways to Increase Traffic to Your Blog

Your blog is one of the most powerful ways to sell yourself. It should tell the story of your vision so that everyone that visits will know why they should follow and read your blog. But if visitors aren't making it to your blog, they aren't able to get the best picture of you. These tips can help you garner more blog traffic, which in turn will change the way you manage and build your blog. ...more
Girl, I needed this post so much! I don't write nearly as much as I have to. I am working and ...more

Middle Eastern Cauliflower Omelet

This is one of many easy recipes I have for weeknight dinner after a long day at work! I love making this dish that I grow up eating. Very easy to make and easy to eat, served with pita bread, roasted potato and easy to prepare salad, I guarantee  your family will love it. 11 Eggs1/2 minced fresh Parsley1/2 cup minced Onion1/2 cup minced Cilantro1 tbsp. Salt1/4 tbsp... Black Pepper4 tbsp....more

Blogging 101: A Beginners Guide to Starting Your Blog

The myth that blogging can’t be taken seriously has been all but debunked. Even still, the how-to’s of starting a blog are still fuzzy. This article will make things a little clearer. Think of it as a quick course:...more

How To Maximize Your Time On Instagram as a Small Business

In this installment of our “get the most of your social media time series”, we explore some features of Instagram and offer some tips on making it easier to post regularly....more

Give Your Branded Content a Helping Hand

If you're a brand on social media you have to walk a fine line. You need to get your message out there — and your brand has to be attached to that message somehow, or what's the point? But today's savvy social users neither trust you, nor want your branded content, and they can spot inauthentic marketing a mile away.Which means some changes to your approach may be in order. ...more

The Blogger Behind #OscarsSoWhite Speaks Out

One year ago, I created the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite while sitting in my living room. How much has really changed since then?...more

Own the Fact That You Are a Writer

As my writing career has begun to shift and become more successful, I've been amazed at how my titles have also changed. It wasn't so long ago that my only claim to fame was once being a pre-school teacher, and my fans were really just 2 year olds who loved my monster noises and snack time. I have always thought of myself as a writer, but it wasn't until last year that my blog started to take off. I took more chances, submitted more articles, and I began actually receiving paychecks for my efforts that I began to own the title of a real writer. ...more
I, too, am a writer.  Finally,  Feel good, huh?  :)more

ego disrupting

dear allwe all have our own way of looking at the world.  from what I can see, our ego (self importance), are disrupting the universal balance and global existence of this life time....more

Dumb Teens, Racism and the Social Media Talk You Need To Have Today

Something happened in my home state of Arizona this week. You may have already seen the viral photo of six High School seniors with a racial slur. Image Credit: Yolanda Sun, In case you missed it, here it is:...more
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