Ten of My Favorite No-Cost Blogging Tools

  1. WordPress  WordPress is a great platform to get started on. It also isn’t too hard to convert to a self-hosted blog. Of course the paid (self-hosted) version has a lot more features than does the free version, but free is good when you are just getting started.   2. PicMonkey PicMonkey is a terrific way to edit pictures and create graphics for your website and social media accounts. Watermarking your pictures is so easy to do with this. They offer a free account with no limits on how long […]

BlogHer17 Recap: Was it worth it?

Last October, when I saw that BlogHer was coming to Orlando, I decided to purchase a ticket. Even though I’ve heard a lot about BlogHer, I had truly never wanted to go. Honestly much of what I had heard was negative. It’s too big. It’s too hard to get into the sessions. Too much exclusivity with the  invite only sessions.  But being so close, I decided to find out for myself. I arrived a bit late on the first day, registered and headed to my off-site hotel. Unfortunately, I missed […]

What do You Call a Blogger if She Doesn’t Blog?

Wow, what a loaded question! This is what I’ve been thinking about for a while, can I really still call myself a blogger? I haven’t written anything for such a very long time. Of course that means no one is really reading this today. I’ll pause here to listen..   <crickets chirping in the background>   Nope, no one there. But that’s okay. I’m here.. and that’s what matters most right now. I will admit to you that I have been struggling again. Struggling with depression. Struggling with anxiety. Struggling with […]