So You Want to Hire a Content Creator

John Rush who happens to be one of my favorite tweeters, posted this today, and honestly, it ticks me off. I am so tired of people thinking that content creators are people just building up their resumes, that we don’t actually deserve the respect that we command. WordPress is a site with millions of users, but without those users, it’d just be another website on … Continue reading So You Want to Hire a Content Creator

Blog Branding: What Is Your Blogging Purpose?

This post is designed specifically for Bloggers who want, and need, to think outside the box. This is not intended for Hobby Bloggers, largely because the approach is completely different. Okay before we get into branding your blog, let’s talk about the difference between a Hobby Blogger, and a Full time Content Producer/Creator. Hobby Blogging: Hobby blogging is just that. It’s a thing you do … Continue reading Blog Branding: What Is Your Blogging Purpose?

Blogs: What Are They, What Can They Do…Why If You’re Going To Have One…You May As Well Make It Fun

“The decision is your own voice, an opinion is the echo of someone else’s voice.”― Amit Kalantri,  Wealth of Words There are people all over the world who will laugh at you when you say “I run X Blog.” They will laugh and tell you that what you are doing is unimportant while they secretly wish they had been the one to take your experiences, and … Continue reading Blogs: What Are They, What Can They Do…Why If You’re Going To Have One…You May As Well Make It Fun

It Took Me 15 Years To Become The Loud Mouth Brown Girl And I Am…Shocked

TRIGGER WARNING: Please practice self care while reading this post as it does discuss difficult topics, without going into detail, but still. ~ Devon If 15 years ago you would have told me that I was going to make Blogging a full time gig, I probably would have agreed with you. But I wouldn’t have said “I’m going to be the Loud Mouth Brown Girl, … Continue reading It Took Me 15 Years To Become The Loud Mouth Brown Girl And I Am…Shocked

Stumble Around Until You Discover What Works For You: Blogging Advice From A Self-Diagnosed Imposter Syndrome Sufferer

I suffer from extreme Imposter Syndrome. It’s this idea in your head that you have no idea what the fuck that you’re talking about, even as you’re telling people that you know what you’re talking about. The official definition is as follows: Impostor syndrome (IS) refers to an internal experience of believing that you are not as competent as others perceive you to be. While this … Continue reading Stumble Around Until You Discover What Works For You: Blogging Advice From A Self-Diagnosed Imposter Syndrome Sufferer