Working with Brands and Organizations as a Blogger

Working with brands and different organizations can be great–free stuff, a great support system, paid posts, etc. It can be realllllllly tempting as a new blogger to jump on the bandwagon and want all the free swag that all the other bloggers seem to have and the paid posts they’re putting up and making money. […]

Hosting A Blog Giveaway

As a new blogger, I thought giveaways were the key (or one of the keys, at least) that would help boost up my followers, my readers, and my views. While hosting a blog giveaway can certainly help to do many of these things, it’s not a magical fix. Sure, they can certainly help draw in […]

Getting over the Headache of SEO

If you’re at least a somewhat established blogger (and have an e-mail address posted on your website)–you’re probably like me and get at least five e-mails a week offering help with SEO, or Search Engine Optimization. Most (if not all) of them are scams. SEO isn’t all that scary. A couple months ago I won […]

Entrepreneurial Writers: Writing Good Ledes and Staying Creative

I’ve been in a bit of a rut this past week. I’ve been straying away from my personal ballet blog for a few reasons, including the fact that multiple Physical Therapy appointments that have kept me quite busy, and that I’ve also been dealing with the struggle of writing about topics I cannot participate in. […]

Entrepreneurial Writers: Make Your Website Look Good For Less

Recently I’ve been hounded with e-mail spam offering website design services to help me make my website look better, because it doesn’t look as good as it could. Although in my opinion, WordPress is one of the best ways to build your website and it’s fairly easy to create one with very-little to no web […]