If you will be attending the Focused Blogging Conference in Richmond, Virginia this year, let me be one of the first to welcome you to the Capital City or #RVA as it's known. The RVA is an absolutely amazing city, and I'm proud to have called it home since 1992. There is so much to see and do in our city, that I wanted to make sure you had a fairly comprehensive list of … [Read more...] about Things to Do If You Are Attending Focused Blogging Conference 2018
We are honored today to share a post with you written by Ruth Soukup, Founder of Living Well, Spending Less. Ruth is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur, as well as the New York Times bestselling author of Living Well Spending Less: 12 Secrets of the Good Life. Through her popular blog, she encourages a million and a half monthly readers to follow their dreams and reach … [Read more...] about How to Profit from Your Passion in 30 Minutes or Less Each Day
So… You want to blog for a living? It’s hardly surprising. There was a time when gifted writers had few outlets to reach an audience with their offerings. Unless you worked for a paper or had a publisher you had to send constant submissions to magazines and hope that one of them would be so kind as to reproduce your work. Now, throw a rock in a franchised coffee bar and you’ll … [Read more...] about 3 Things Nobody Ever Tells You About Professional Blogging
If you are a blogger, or are looking to become a blogger, then you will know how hard it can be to generate an income from it. When the world wide web is so saturated with bloggers, how can you all make an income from it? If you’ve been at it for a while, then you might have tried a few things that no longer work for you. And when you’re in this kind of limbo situation, you can … [Read more...] about Boost Your Blog and Boost Your Income
Some business models rely heavily on salespeople - those who can get out there and present their products, services and ideas to customers and clients. If this is the kind of business that you run, you naturally need to make sure that you have the right people on your team and that these people have access to everything they need. This will allow them to do the best job … [Read more...] about Boost Business With Splendid Sales Reps!
Whether you are a new business or have been in business for awhile, you will need an EIN number. An EIN is usually recommended for businesses with employees, but there are advantages to having the employer identification number cut across all kinds of businesses. This said, the process of filling out the application forms is very delicate and requires know how. Any slight … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Filling Out Your Employer Identification Number Application
I have been blogging professionally since 2012. Before then my blog was basically just a place for me to write and share things happening in our lives. In 2012 though, I decided that I wanted to "run with the big dogs" and actually have a blog that meant something, that stood for something. Naturally, attending a blogging conference was tops on that list. Like any newbie … [Read more...] about Personal Sponsorship: From Proposal to Partnership
I am excited to announce the launch of a new Facebook group - Bloggers Over 40. This group is specifically for those of us of a "certain age" that sometimes find ourselves lost in the shuffle in other groups as to where we fit in. Bloggers Over 40 is a networking and support group for bloggers. We will be building our community to offer events and articles that fit into … [Read more...] about Bloggers Over 40
With the "official" kickoff of the holidays underway, we have decided to put our weekly #MomWisdom Monday posts on hiatus until after the holidays! You can still find lots of great tips and advice for surviving the holidays from Julie S. and Julie T. and myself ... so be sure to check our holiday posts that will be coming up as the weeks go on! If at any time you have a … [Read more...] about Mom Wisdom Monday on Hiatus
#MomWisdom Monday: Baby is 1, Now What? We are back with Week #6 of #MomWisdom Monday with Julie S. hosting this week! My baby boy is about to turn one. ONE! I can't even. How did this happen? But also, I'm completely lost here. There are books and websites and tons and tons of information by the month, by the week even, for infants. But what happens at age 1? I see so many … [Read more...] about #MomWisdom Monday: Baby is 1, Now What?
Welcome to Week 5 of #MomWisdom Monday! Julie T. is hosting this week's post - so pop on over to her blog to comment! Being a mom that had trouble becoming a mom, I had a fear of coddling my child. I was afraid that he would not be an independent person and would be living with me until he was 35. Yikes! Also, as he grew I realized that he would not have siblings and that … [Read more...] about Mom Wisdom Monday: When Is It Time to Start Letting Go?
#MomWisdom Monday Week 4 We're happy to have you with us again this week! We are going to be doing things a bit differently this week. I am hosting this week's post, so Julie S. and Julie T. have asked their readers to pop over here and leave a comment! Next week, one of our other hosts will be hosting the weekly post, and comments will be on their posts. That way we can keep … [Read more...] about Mom Wisdom Monday: When Is Your Child Ready for His/Her Own Cellphone?
I apologize for missing #MomWisdom Monday last week. This mom was having a moment of her own with her brood last week ... and this week ... and probably will still be having troubles next week! I know we're running a wee bit late with this week's post as well, but there's a reason for that ... I want to introduce you to a new co-host! Please welcome Julie T. as our newest … [Read more...] about #MomWisdom Monday – Week #3
Welcome to Week 2 of #MomWisdom Mondays! Let’s be real. We’re raising the next generation. The generation that will one day run this country. Will one day vote for our leaders, may even be our leaders. We’re raising the next teen idol, Hollywood heart-throb, the next Miss America, Babe Ruth, or Steve Jobs. It’s a tough job, and those little ones don’t come with an instruction … [Read more...] about #MomWisdom Mondays – Week 2
We would like to thank everyone who has provided information on the prizes that they have not received from several of Teri Hardy's blogs; namely - Motherhood Defined (formerly known as Mom to Bed by 8), The Iowa Mom, and Mom Powered Media. Here are the giveaway winners that reported their prize packages were never received and that Teri Hardy refused to respond to their … [Read more...] about Update on Teri Hardy, Fraudulent Blogger
We are about halfway through the summer vacation (depending on when your kids go back to school) and right about now, you're running out of things to do with the kids to keep them entertained, right? We've got a few life-saving tips for you with today's post. Not only are there things to keep the kids happy, there is a special winery tour guide that is a must-have for parents! … [Read more...] about Summer Family Fun Linky Party for July 21-27