How to Find Your Authentic Voice

When I was in elementary school, I declared that I'd be a writer. By high school, though, I was sure I'd go to law school. That too, changed over the years. In college, I had a professor ask me to consider switching my major to English because she enjoyed my writing so much; it would be a "waste of time" to pursue anything else. I wondered if she was high. (To be clear, I hadn't yet declared a major, so, perhaps I was high. No, really. Maybe I was. It was the late '90s and I don't need your judgment. Great, now I'm off track.) ...more
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Big Change for BlogHer: a NABLOPOMO Recollection

R- L from top R: BlogHer co-founder Lisa Stone, SheKnows' Philippe Guelton and Samantha Skey, and BlogHer co-founders Jory Des Jardins and Elisa Camahort PageBlogHer ...more

How to Write a Sponsored Post That Your Readers & Your Client Will Love

I've been writing product reviews since 2006. I started reviewing kids' books that I purchased myself, and suddenly pitches from PR companies started showing up in my inbox. I've learned a few things over the years—and made a number of mistakes....more
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Announcing #BlogHer15 in New York City, July 16-18, 2015!

What do you do after you celebrate the 10th Anniversary of your annual conference, in your home town, with celebs like Kerry Washington and Jenny Lawson, and community initiatives like the Voices of the Year and the 10x10 Project, closing it all out with a mad dance party, hosted by Rev Run himself? Well, if you're us, you plan on turning it up to 11 for our 11th annual BlogHer Conference!! ...more
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NaBloPomo is here!

NaBloPomo is here! Crunch time! I always love the beginnings of things, the beginning of the month, the beginning of a new diet (been there, done that a few too many times), the beginning of a new show, the beginning of learning new songs…...more

An Evening with BlogHer: Building Your Blog for Business in 2015

Are you looking to build your blog for business in 2015? Then you can't miss this great Meetup we're announcing that will take place on November 6, 2014 from 6-9 PM. A preview of what we'll be covering at BlogHer PRO '14 the following month on December 3 & 4 (register now!), the meetup will help you get started on a great 2015. ...more

Get Organized for BlogHer PRO '14 With Our Great Mobile App!

BlogHer PRO '14 is right around the corner. (Not registered yet? Do so now!) Now you can get organized and prepared for the conference with the BlogHer PRO '14 mobile app. In it you'll find a full schedule, speaker bios, social news feed, and photos as we add them. You can upload and share your photos from the event too, ...more
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3 Women Share Their Reasons for Attending BlogHer PRO '14

You know that big idea you have right now? The one you're rolling around in your head. The one that keeps you up at night. Yep, that's on the one. That's the reason you need to register for BlogHer PRO '14. I know, I know. I said that, and you immediately thought, "But my idea isn't [insert whatever excuse you use here]." Big enough. Developed enough. Real enough. "PRO" enough. Yes, it is. No matter what stage of planning or idea forming or questioning you're in, PRO is meant for you and your idea. ...more
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Let Them Overcome Adversity

I am told by my Father "you are just like your mother".I am told by my Mother " your are just like your father". ...more

The BlogHer PRO '14 Agenda: Set Your Intentions and Make Concrete Plans for 2015

BlogHer PRO is just about two months away. Are you registered—or have you been waiting to learn more details? Let's see if I can help! Today, I'm happy to unveil the agenda for the conference. ...more
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