I have heard time and time again from women who aren’t bloggers that blogging is a powerful movement; one that affords moms the opportunity to create a bustling business for themselves. It is empowering for women, to be sure.
Have you ever looked at your blog’s dashboard and whimpered to yourself, “Oh, I cannot in any way, shape, or form write a blog post today?”
I was recently interviewed by my local Skirt magazine about the work I do with Mom Bloggers Club and how I have transitioned from blogging to speaking at tech and mom conferences all around the country. Over the years I have learned quite a bit about doing interviews. I have appeared on television (everything but live interviews), radio, in magazines and newspapers around the world and have increasingly become better at interviews each time I complete one. Media outlets are using bloggers as sources for their pieces more and more these days, so always be prepared to get an email about your interest and availability to be interviewed. Here are my top five tips for being…
Imagine for a moment that you have a hugely popular blog that is read by hundreds of thousands of readers. You provide a constant stream of quality content and add value to your readers’ lives. You are frequently called upon by the media for quotes and you travel around the world because of the influence your blog has created.
Oftentimes you want to improve your blog by doing a huge overhaul. I have been there and it takes quite a bit of planning and strategizing and even hiring some designers to do the work for you. But there are some ways to improve your blog just by doing small things that really make a difference. Here are 5 steps to improve your blog now and without paying a dime.
This week Nestlé launched a new bilingual site geared to the Hispanic market, El Mejor Nido. Created with moms and parents in mind, the new site places an emphasis on family and the cultural kitchen.
There is a unmistakable correlation between blogging and connecting with your readers. How often do you really connect with them?
I was asked the other day by a mom if it is too late to start a mom blog. My resounding answer was and will always be, “No!” It’s never too late.
This mom blogger living in Spain wants to grow her regional blog while maintaining family privacy. Do you have any advice for her? We’re crowdsourcing ideas and advice for her.
Last week’s column, Someone’s Getting Paid – Why Aren’t You?, spurred such an incredible amount of insightful, smart comments and questions that I thought we should continue this discussion. I’ll also share some tips I learned at Blissdom this week and give concrete steps for helping you get paid and deliver the goods.
You want hard numbers about what you can expect to earn when working on campaigns? Wait no further because Rebecca Levey reveals what some mom bloggers are earning.
Mom Blog magazine was started to explore the business of mom blogging and to help bloggers take their blogs to the next level. We strive to accomplish both goals on a daily basis and are thrilled our Blog Shape Up Plan has attracted so much interest.
Miss Britt is back again this month with invaluable information for all bloggers who want to stay true to their passions, whatever that passion may be.
Blogging can take a lot out of moms especially as we juggle so much in our daily lives. How do you unwind from a busy day that includes blogging and staying connected on social media sites?
Lia Freitas from Zooka Creative Shares How She Transitioned From Blogger to Manager at a Digital Agency
If you’ve heard of Purex’s new crystals or are a member of Purex Insiders, Lia Freitas’ work has already touched you. We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Zooka Creative’s Social Media Manager and the Community Manager for Purex Insiders to talk about the transition from blogging as a hobby into a job in social media and the things she’s learned as a blogger that she’s using in her new position representing brands.
Ready to take your blog to the next level? Join us for the 12 Week Blog Shape Up Plan! Plus, join our group for community support.
Thinking back is just as effective for reaching goals as looking forward. Share your biggest blogging accomplishment of the year.
Copyright laws are designed to protect blogs as digitally published works but many bloggers still experience the pain of knowing their work has been stolen despite utilizing measures to safeguard their posts and photos. Using personal experience, bloggers share their heartbreaking stories of having their content stolen and provide some excellent tips to help safeguard your online work.
If you want to know how to get paid as a mom blogger, here is a basic chart differentiating unpaid and paid work.
Blogging for other publications is an effective way to broaden your audience. See what Kelly Whalen of the ¢entsible life says about her newest writing gig.
I’m here to tell you, most of you won’t make a sizable amount of money from your blog. That’s pretty standard across the board for all bloggers. Unless you have tons of traffic, banner advertising really won’t cut it. However, the factor that sets some mom bloggers apart is they have used their blogs as a springboard to opportunities that pay. advertisement // Jennifer JamesJennifer James is the founder and editor of Mom Blog magazine and the Mom Bloggers Club Network, a global social network of over 19,000 mom/mum bloggers. Jennifer is also the founder of Mom Bloggers for Social Good, an international coalition of 1000+ mothers who care about the world’s most pressing issues…