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 […]Read More IOU – or Maybe Not. Figuring out the Blogger-Brand Relationship
Really it is. For the past two weeks my real life has kicked my ass and I’ve watched as day after day my computer has functioned as a giant Twitter stream and email board. My writing, my real honest to goodness writing has taken a backseat to the whirlwind that swept through the month of […]Read More Blogging is Hard.
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 […]Read More Stop Copying Me! Plagiarism, Scraping & Other Unwanted Forms of Flattery
It’s the Blogging Angels second podcast and we’re talking about the one thing that gets bloggers all worked up – what qualifies as getting paid? Do you work for stuff? What do you owe a company that gives you product unsolicited? Can you write an unbiased review when the product was given to you for […]Read More How Does a Blogger Get Compensated? Let Us Count the Ways…
I like to write. But I like to talk even more. And lucky for me I found three other women whose opinions run deep, humor runs wide (and snarky) and most of all whose conversation I find interesting and engaging. So we decided to stop having these discussions in diners or standing around at events […]Read More My New, Very Exciting Venture: The Blogging Angels – A Podcast is Born
I admit I’ve cringed when someone has introduced me at an event as a “mom-blogger.” I purposefully didn’t pick a blog name with mom in it because I was hoping it would encompass more than just my mom life. You know, that child-centered, boring life filled with nothing but grocery shopping, meal preparation, cleaning and […]Read More MomBlogger is Not a Dirty Word (No Matter What Some People Say)
As if I didn’t have enough to do last week with it being the last week of school here in steamy NYC, I spent most of Tuesday and Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Association’s (CEA) Lineshows in midtown. This show is a mini, micromini really, version of CES to keep everyone’s interest up and show […]Read More Can’t Buy My Love- CEA Lineshows, Tech Gadgets, and the MomBloggers Who Love Them
Over on NYCmoms today I’m talking about whether or not a blog is the place to get even or at least get angry at people in my life. Personally I think I’m too afraid of offending people I know than actually being honest when it comes to issues with family and friends, and it turns […]Read More Is A Blog the Sweetest Form of Revenge?