Humor blogger (and my writing partner) Allison Arnone joins us for a discussion about online dating, social media, politics, and why her parents bought her at age 8 a ventriloquist dummy named Lester, an African American male-puppet dressed in a leisure suit.
Tara Wood is a mother of seven, humor blogger, and public speaker. She writes at LoveMorningWood and routinely says things you would have loved to hear from your friend’s mom, but would have been horrified to hear from your own mother’s lips. This is why she’s on the show. She’s clearly in need of more effective contraception. Let’s get on that, eggheads!
How does someone earn the title “Most Viral Blogger of the Decade” by Huffington Post? Why did she create her own conference BlogU, now in it’s third year? Stephanie Giese joins me to discuss the success of Binkies and Briefcases, the conference, and why she double checks her tweets because of her pastor.
Blogger superstar, author, and writing coach Stephanie Sprenger talks about how she went from blogging to getting published (now four books) in two years. She teaches a writing workshop for bloggers which you can learn about and sign up for here. She does it all, and she does it all well. Listen now!
Two days ago a blogger emailed me and asked how to get more readers.
It was a stupid question, for sure.
I wrote the person back (I didn’t know them at all) and said, “I’m going to tell you, but you’re not going to like the answer.” Then I wrote the answer. It was one sentence long. I almost hit send but realized that I was kind of being a dick. This wasn’t intentional. I believe it’s okay to ask stupid questions – we all do from time to time. I added in five actionable ideas the blogger could do right that moment guaranteed to boost their following. Then I clicked send.
Award-winning blogger Aussa Lorens talks about her crazy family (which puts your crazy family to shame), her crazy exes (way crazier than your exes), and how thankful she is that her co-workers don’t realize she writes a blog.
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