13 Easy Posts That Will Get You Over Writer's Block

It's happens to all bloggers at some point. Blogger's block. You want to write a post. You feel like you need to write a post. You sit down to write a post. And the mind goes blank. You've got nothing. The harder you try, the more your brain freezes. Sometimes it's an indication that you need a break. Frequently, though, it's a temporary thing and all you need is a little inspiration (or a few tips) to get going again. Here are 13 tips to help you overcome blogger's block. ...more
Great advice! Thanks for sharing.more

Why I Don't Pin Your Content (and How You Can Change That)

Pinterest is a potential plethora of traffic, growth in readership, and exposure. It's easy to become mesmerized by the shiny, pretty packages it contains and become complacent about the things you pin and how you use Pinterest in correlation with your blog or business. But you really shouldn't. As a marketing professional, I see four common but huge no-no's that happen all too frequently, especially with bloggers. I'm going to share my industry expertise to help you avoid these common pitfalls of Pinterest. ...more
Thank you for the advice regarding Pinterest.  I agree ...more

What Is Your Blogging Goal?

Since I first began blogging, I've had this dream. I knew what I wanted, where I wanted to go and how I planned on getting there. For me, blogging was an outlet but it also had potential to allow me to do something I loved without sacrificing time with the people I love. Still, it hasn't always been a dream others could understand. When I would say "This could be it!"about my blog career, they only saw the dream and not the reality. ...more
GirlMetLove MrsTee Thanks!! having a place to release frustration, stress and just your inner ...more

The BlogHer Conference: One Starfish at a Time

This moment defines BlogHer '15 for me. I looked down at my hand and my ring wasn't there. IT WASN'T THERE. I immediately flipped out, tossing everything out of my bag and crawling underneath the table. But here's the thing. No one sat there and watched, but only one person at the table knew me before I sat down with my plate. ...more
I cannot tell you what a pleasure it was to meet you. As I said, your blog, your story, and the ...more

Your 2025 Blogging Time Capsule

Have you ever considered what your last blog post will be? Just recently while sailing on a transatlantic ship during the night, while the waves were pounding the boat and we rocked back and forth in our beds, the question on my mind was this: If we were to sink, my very last blog post would be about waiting in LaGuardia airport, using the $7 a day internet. It would be a final snapshot. But really, is that what I want to go out with? Paid internet? No. Definitely not. ...more

6 Things to Do After a Blogging Conference

If you’ve ever been to a blogging conference, you’re probably familiar with the term “conference hangover.”...more
Jill, thanks for the post! This was the first time I attended BlogHer and I'm curious about ...more

#BlogHer15 Goes Out Big With 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay & Melissa Silverstein of Women in Hollywood

Ava DuVernay is best known as the director of Selma, her film account of the historic 1965 voting rights campaign led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As #BlogHer15 drew to a close, founder and editor of Women and Hollywood Melissa Silverstein sat down with Ava in a fireside chat. On the agenda: the intersection of race, gender, art and history. ...more
Ava's unapologetic way of standing in her power was the reminder that we needed to take our ...more

Introducing the Work of the 2015 Voices of the Year Featured Honorees

They're here! Read on to explore the amazing work we featured at #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Voices of the Year....more
It was an amazing VOTY presentation!more

How to Become a Twitter Rockstar at the #BlogHer15 Conference

So, you're ready to take BlogHer by storm. You have your ticket, your room, and every single outfit and pair of comfortable shoes that you own packed into one carry-on and your one personal item. However, the single most important tool that you will carry in your arsenal will be whatever you tweet from. Believe me, tweeting is practically an Olympic sport at the conference. ...more

SheKnows Media and PRI Prove Journalism About Women's Lives Is a Good Publishing Model

I'm excited to announce that #womenslives, a social news incubator by Public Radio International (PRI) and SheKnows Media, BlogHer's parent company, has confirmed that: ...more
I am inspired reading this article. As a journalist from the Philippines prior to to my ...more