The Month In Review: Is it February Already?

My blog has become a neglected child as the new year blew in and with it a flurry of activity for KidzVuz.com.  Trying to find balance between my various online and offline endeavors has not been easy – and I won’t even talk about work/life balance because I’ve already referred to my blog as one […]

Breakfast at BlogHer – The Blogging Angels Event

BlogHer – over 3,000 women over 3 days learning, networking, swagging and connecting.  It’s not for the faint of heart.  But BlogHer is only the star that smaller, hectic events orbit around in a mass of party hopping, celebratory, slightly insane universe.  Not content to merely attend BlogHer we Blogging Angels were fortunate enough to […]

Writes Like an Angel – Lisa Belkin Dishes with the Blogging Angels

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 […]

Guest Angel Katie Rosman Joins The Blogging Angels

We were so excited to have Wall Street Journal reporter, author and all around fabulous Michigander Katie Rosman join us as our guest on the Blogging Angels Podcast this week.  If you haven’t read her memoir about her mom, If You Knew Suzy you are in luck because it just came out in paperback.  You […]

Want to Win a Gorgeous Dell Inspiron Laptop? Then, Listen Up!

Over at my podcast The Blogging Angels we are dishing on Twitter parties and blog giveaways.  Shockingly we have a slew of opinions about these social media tools and the right way to do them.  But, we couldn’t just sit back and talk about them – we decided to host a giveaway of our own!  […]

Microsoft is Only Human – Two Guest Angels Join Our Podcast

Over the last 3 months I have been part of a Microsoft Windows Live netbook blogger program.  They loaned me a seriously adorable Asus EEE netbook tricked out with Windows 7 and all the Windows Live tools and set me free to play around with it, travel with it and discover how these new products […]

IOU – or Maybe Not. Figuring out the Blogger-Brand Relationship

    Bloggers in New York City are lucky.  There is no other way to say it.  Events are easy to come by because all of the brands are well represented in NYC and their PR people are great at throwing parties, lunches, breakfasts, outings and round tables that they like to fill with bloggers […]

Let Me Conference You in – The Ins and Outs of Web Conferences

I’m convinced that the best way to make money blogging is to hold a conference on how to make money blogging!  Of course this is also true of screenwriting and most self-help guru seminars too.  But conferences hold a special place for social media people and women bloggers in particular – they are a place […]

Stop Copying Me! Plagiarism, Scraping & Other Unwanted Forms of Flattery

Yes, in this week’s Blogging Angels podcast I actually admit to cheating in High School by handing in my boyfriend’s report on Crime and Punishment the year after he had handed in the very same paper.  In my defense I had read the book in 9th grade and so in a little sociology experiment decided […]

Emily Post is Rolling in Her Grave – The Low Down on Twitter Etiquette

This week The Blogging Angels are back and we’re tackling the ins and outs of Twitter and social media etiquette.  What do you do about nasty (or sociopathic) commenters?  Do you have to thank everyone who retweets you?  Or Follow Friday reciprocate all the time?   What do you do with twitter bullies?  And is the […]