The ‘How to’ of Covering an Event Successfully

Whether you blog about fashion, technology, music, family, food, or any other specialty niche, events can be a fun way to mix up your content. Did you get invited to that new boutique’s grand opening? Going to any concerts this summer? Are you gonna check out your neighborhood’s family fun day? As bloggers and influencers, […]

Engaging Your Readers

For bloggers, reader comments are like gold, and one comment left on a post is enough to make our day.  But today’s world is incredibly fast-paced, and despite our best efforts, blog posts can become obsolete soon after they are read.  It can be discouraging when your comment section remains empty, but here are some […]

BlogTrends – Freelancing 101 – May 21

One topic that comes up often on our forums and in chat is freelancing. What are the pros and cons? How do I get started? Many bloggers have a passion for writing and would love to be able to make some additional income doing what they love but don’t know where to start. Read our […]

I’ve Been Plagiarized: How to Fight It

I can’t say it enough: I am so happy I moved to WordPress. Thank goodness for the power of pingback.  If you’re not familiar, a pingback is an alert that someone has linked to your site or post.  Usually I love pingbacks, but not this time. I was alerted that my post on a NYC […]

Best Blogging Resources Online

Blogging isn’t easy. Sometimes we all need a little help.  Sometimes it’s learning an entirely new skill set and sometimes it’s just fine-tuning or a refresher.  Either way, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite resources for learning abou blogging tools. Copyblogger: This is a free site for finding information on practically anything relating to […]

Not Attending an Event? You Can Still Cover it!

Last week, we discussed the ‘How to’ of Covering an Event Successfully.  This week we’re going discuss the other side of things; covering an event when you’re not there.  Let’s be real.  Sometimes we aren’t invited.  Sometimes we are sick or busy.  Sometimes we aren’t even in the same city!  Reporters on the national level […]

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