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 […]

Avatar Kinect: My Avatar is Ready for Her Close-Up

Last week The Blogging Angels went on their first top-secret mission.  The location: The NYC Microsoft offices.  The Background: To learn all about the new Avatar Kinect and demo the technology.  The Mission: To create our own Avatar Kinect project and show it off to the world today – July 25th, official launch day. I […]

The Consumer Electronics Show: Days 1 & 2 Quick and Dirty Recap

Right now I’m writing from my swanky Las Vegas hotel room in between attending the world’s second largest trade show – The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – and heading out to dinner with my fabulous conference sponsor Microsoft Windows 7.   It’s not easy to fit in writing and reporting with all the booth touring, miles […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is Blogging the Same as Writing? And other burning questions…

On this week’s Blogging Angels podcast we are discussing the ins and outs of being a professional blogger.  And what does that even mean?  We reveal our individual humble beginnings and where we think the blogosphere is heading.  We tackle Twitter and its capacity to suck you in and drain all of your blogging impulses, […]

Parenting Doesn’t Stop at The Computer Screen – Internet and Real Life Safety for Kids

Today over on the Blogging Angels Podcast I’m talking with my 3 co-hosts about when we let our kids move up the independence ladder.  Do you have filters on your computer and browsers?  At what age will you give your kid a cell phone?  Have you had the internet safety talk with your kids – […]