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 are Your Words for the Year?
At the beginning of January every year, there are tons of blog posts and Facebook status updates from bloggers announcing the word or words of the year. Last year my word was do. This year, I felt that 3 words would better suit my needs: Focus Consistency Adventure While I’m great at the busyness of blogging, I’m not so good about the business. That’s where my first word comes in: Focus Focusing on the important tasks that relate to the money making aspects of blogging. […]
BarkWorld Conference 2015 Recap Part 1
What do you do when your family includes a wonderful pet and you are involved in the online community? Why you head to BarkWorld of course! Even though I occasionally blog about my pets, Thor and Loki, I don’t consider myself a pet blogger. I wasn’t sure if I’d even fit in to a pet conference. But when i5 publishing reached out to me and offered the chance to attend BarkWorld on a scholarship, I jumped at the chance. I was very […]