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Working Girl // Conquers the World

I have a confession: I’ve been struggling to keep up with blogging lately because I’ve had the feeling that I want to take my business in a new direction, and by extension, my blog. But I haven’t been quite sure what that direction is — which obviously complicates things! I’m not ready to share all …

Blogkeeping // What do you want to know?

When I started Blogkeeping a little over a month ago, I wasn’t sure where I wanted to go with it. And I really wasn’t sure I could keep up with a 6-days-a-week posting schedule. Based on feedback from the reader survey (you can still fill it out here), it seems like most of you are …

Let’s Chat

I’m going to be totally honest — this week is wearing me out. I should have known it would when I realized on Monday one of my email accounts hadn’t been coming through for over a week (side note: if you’ve used my contact form lately and haven’t heard from me, you should try again). …

Tell Me About It

Since I’ve been trying new things and changing things up a little around here lately, I would love to get your opinion! To be honest, I’ve gone back and forth for a while now over the idea of a reader survey. On the one hand, it seems a little presumptuous to ask you to talk to me …

Blogkeeping // Get Social

After spending some time discussing interaction beyond the blog at Blog Brunch last weekend, then reading Allie’s post on how she uses social media, I thought I’d share what I like to do. I think social media is a lot of trial and error until you settle on something that works for you, and even …

Blogkeeping // Creating an Editorial Calendar

On Thursday I mentioned that I use Google Calendar to manage my blog, among other things. So today I thought I’d share a little more about my process of creating an editorial calendar! Creating an editorial calendar may not seem like a lot of fun, but once you get into it, it really is, and …

Working Girl // On Task Management

Speaking of getting your sh*t together, today I thought I’d share a little bit about how I manage the never-ending to-do list. Here are a few apps that keep me sane: Todoist I used to be a huge fan of TeuxDeux, and I still highly recommend it, but for me, eventually it just wasn’t enough. …


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