Category Archives: Blog etiquette

Bloggers: STOP marketing for others for FREE!

I was just approached by one of those new “influencing agencies” who expect bloggers to sell products for them by giving them a “gift basket.” To which I responded: “Nice Try!” Here is my full response about what is happening … Continue reading

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What am I writing about today?

This is dedicated to everyone who wonders if I’m writing about them… I AM!

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Giving birth to your first blog!

“Freedom of the press is only available to those who own one.” Just spent an hour with a client yesterday, helping her visualize the blog she hopes to create.   To me this is the essence of creativity! First consider why … Continue reading

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E-book pricing strategies

Have you heard about Blogging Authors yet? If not, rush on over there and see their new post on e-book pricing!

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The dilemma of blogs and advertising

As I’ve begun to receive more and more requests for advertisements on my Midlife Crisis Queen blog, I have had to come to terms with how I feel about advertising in general. There is a part of me who hates … Continue reading

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When does a blog become a business?

Don’t miss my new guest post over at BOOMBOX NETWORK. BOOMBOX NETWORK is a business which connects national brands with social media “Influencers” like me.  The time has come for bloggers, who provide high quality, relevant content to stop writing … Continue reading

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Is there any etiquette when it comes to what we write on our blogs?

I recently ran into a sticky situation on one of my blogs.   A reader chastised me for discussing my political views.  She said: “I wish I would have read a post filled with forgiveness, understanding, compassion and empathy for all … Continue reading

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