Yesterday a Bloomberg News video with Martha Stewart made the rounds on Facebook and ignited a frenzy of indignation from the women’s blogging world. In the interview, Martha disparages bloggers by saying they are “not experts,” that they don’t fully test recipes, that many just repost other people’s work. Here’s a sample of the […]Read More Martha Stewart proves that no one can talk sh*t about bloggers – except other bloggers
Every year around April and May in the mom blogging community a common refrain starts popping up on Facebook and twitter – “Are you going to BlogHer?” I was on the fence this year. It’s in Chicago so it means paying for travel and hotel. To be honest, even though I technically went to the […]Read More Why I’m Going to BlogHer – Again
I woke up this morning to find endless articles, tweets and Facebook updates about people and companies talking about Take Your Child to Work Day. I’m glad no one told my daughters about this special holiday, because then they’d be sitting right next to me at the kitchen table as I write this post. And […]Read More Every Day is Take Your Child to Work Day in My House
This came my way via facebook this week and while it was posted as a lesson for students I think it applies equally well to blog commenters. And, as many pointed out on my facebook page, it could also easily to bloggers too. The new Golden Rule.Read More The Rule Every Blog Commenter Should Follow (in fantasy land)
This week on the Blogging Angels podcast we tackled plagiarism – again. Why? Because last week a twitstorm of epic proportions hit the mom blogging world when a mom blogger and Babble writer, Kristin Ruiz, was exposed as a plagiarist. She had lifted entire posts from another mom blogger, Amy Storch who writes at Amalah, […]Read More Lying, Cheating and Plagiarism – From This American Life to Mom Blogs, It’s Everywhere
There have a been a flurry of articles in the mom blogging space over the past year about mom bloggers who work for free and how you should never, ever do it. I wrote one myself for Mom Blog Magazine. You’ve heard it before: You cheapen everybody’s work; you make it harder for anyone to […]Read More When it’s OK to Work For Free (Really!)
I started with this blog. I formed the Blogging Angels podcast a year ago. I launched a user-generated video site, KidzVuz, this year. And I am not unique. All around me women are launching real media careers from their blogs – taking charge of their presence and voice in as many outlets as possible. Once […]Read More She Streams Conference: The Next Evolution in Blogging?
There are certain women journalists who have inspired me as an essayist and writer waaaay before the word blogging was invented. Anna Quindlen was one and Lisa Belkin the other. Aside from writing for The New York Times both women had a voice that spoke to me as a young woman starting out in the […]Read More Writes Like an Angel – Lisa Belkin Dishes with the Blogging Angels
If you know me you know I am not a big joiner. I never did the 25 things about me meme on Facebook, I rarely answer those emails that urge you to answer questions and then send them on to 5 more people, I hate polls, but I am writing this post because this game […]Read More My 7 Links Challenge – Writing Against My Will
Earlier this week Susannah Breslin wrote a post on Forbes Women titled, Why Women Shouldn’t Go to Tech Conferences. In a nutshell, she was upset about the frivolous and seemingly non-tech way that women were presented, and chosen to present, at Tech Week. Having just spoken on a panel at CE Week in New York […]Read More No One Puts Women Bloggers in a Corner – Except Women Bloggers?