Yesterday I received a handful of emails pitching me on various products, services and guest posts. Some went directly to spam. As expected, as the emails were spam. But other emails actually made it to my inbox. All of these bloggers want to catch the attention of established, pro bloggers but go about the process all wrong. Show More Summary
This is classic, old-style, puerh blogger fun and games! It was a bit of a puerh blogging tradition back in the day to sample the latest Yunnan Sourcing brand puerh blinded and see how poorly you could guess the tea producing area. This sport was usually orchestrated by good ol’ Hobbes of the Half-Dipper (see here, here and here). Show More Summary
Our group opted to continue recent MLS draft trends. The 2018 MLS draft is on Friday, and with that comes SB Nation’s annual tradition of bringing bloggers together from all of our MLS blogs and holding a mock draft to get ready forShow More Summary
A post shared by Amena (@amenaofficial) on Jan 14, 2018 at 3:04am PST In a new ad for L'Oréal Paris Elvive Nutri-Gloss, British beauty blogger Amena Khan says, "Whether or not your hair is on display doesn't affect how much you careShow More Summary
After spending countless hours reaching out to the bloggers, podcasters, and other powerful tastemakers in the music business, being met with deafening silence can be frustrating to say the least. Here we look at five techniques for leveraging the press in your favor. ______________________________ Guest post by Suzanne Paulinski of...
Name: Tina Bousu Location: Loveland, Colorado Years lived in: 6 years Size: 4500 square feet "Our home was a beige canvas when we moved in!" says Tina Bousu, interior stylist and blogger. "I went room by room to create spaces we enjoy living in and that reflect our personality and lifestyle. Show More Summary
Kiev, January 16, 2018--Russia's State Duma should drop a bill that would require some bloggers and journalists to register as foreign agents, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The Duma on January 12 voted overwhelmingly to approve the bill, the state news agency RIA Novosti reported....
XML pioneer and early blogger Tim Bray went looking through Google for some posts he knew about from 2006 and 2008 and found that Google couldn't retrieve either of them, not even if he searched for lengthy strings that were exact matches...Show More Summary
Another day, another blogger gets pulled into court over spilling tea and leaking information. Laura Helms (one of Usher’s many herpes accusers) may have lost a $20 million dollar payday after her STD lawsuit was dismissed, but apparently she’s found a new way to secure the bag. Show More Summary
Megan Crabbe, a UK-based anorexia survivor turned body positivity blogger and activist, says she started hating her body at just five years old. At her thinnest, Megan was just 65lbs. She was in and out of the hospital, and her anorexia eventually gave way to binge-eating disorder and a debilitating cycle between starvation and eating […]
When everyone's favorite blogger, Arielle Charnas of Something Navy, teamed up with Nordstrom on the Treasure & Bond x Something Navy collection last fall--we were the first on line. The collab was so popular that fans nearly stormed their local Nordstrom stores when there was even the slightest delay in it's launch. Show More Summary
In The Case Against Pay for Performance, I argued against increasing pay based on performance reviews. Checkmate. Case closed. Or so I thought. Like many bloggers, I suffer from delusions of grandeur that millions ponder every word I write, are enlightened by insight, and then compelled to action.
Your logo is a huge part and is the mark of your brand – literally. It’s as important as the name of your blog and the niche you planned to cover. Plus, it adds an impact on how your target market perceives you. Although, some new bloggers...Show More Summary
This January Garden Bloggers Bloom Day hosted by Carol at May Dreams Garden is rather berift if you count the number of blooms that I have to show. My only winter bloom is 'Limey' Begonia. Black Truffles Begonia is just sending up a few buds and the Orchids are budded but not blooming. Show More Summary
How many of you credit grandma with your first cooking and baking sessions…sifting, stirring, rolling? Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby Cakes is one such grandma-inspired cook turned author/TV expert/food and travel blogger. The “TODAY” show tastemaker has been seen on “The Rachael Ray Show,” Food Network and Cooking Channel. Show More Summary
One of the favorite tactics of cranks and quacks to silence criticism from bloggers is to threaten to sue for libel. Ex-naturopath turned science advocate Britt Hermes is currently living this reality, as a naturopathic cancer quack is currently suing her for libel in Germany. Show More Summary
THE 21ST CENTURY ISN’T TURNING OUT AS I’D HOPED: “Lottie L’Amour is a multi-award winning plus-size blogger with 11,000 Instagram followers, and she says that she gets unwanted, unqualified advice about her health all the time.”
This is why I am reluctant to tell people what I do for a living. It sounds like a hobby, something that people fill their time with, but don't necessarily make money from. Even the IRS has a hard time with the word "blogger." Reposting...Show More Summary
Whereas many popular baby names stand the test of time, trendy baby names come and go. However, thanks to data analyzed by biotechnologist David Taylor, blogger at proofreader.com, we now know which name is the USA's trendiest of all...Show More Summary
'Award-winning blogger, former print journalist, screenwriter, political and social commentator, creator of the pop culture and politics blog, blacksnob.com and Managing Editor of TheRoot.com, Danielle Belton sits down with Black America host Carol Jenkins to discuss the Root's 100 most influential African-Americans.'