Branding and Social Media : Be True to Yourself
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There is one big struggle that I have recognized over my blogging career.  Being true to myself.  You can get so caught up in the business side of things that you forget to let your personal style come through.  Or you are afraid that the readers that you have built up so far won’t like…

My Creative Work Space
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  Today I thought I would share with you my very creative work space…my dining room.  There is no other room in the house to have a desk (well, we have one in our bedroom but it holds the DVR box and the printer so there is no room to actually work on it…).  My…

5 Blogging Rules I am Breaking
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I recently came to a conclusion about my blogging career.  It stresses me out too much.  I feel like there are a ton of us out there in this same exact stage.  We have decided to take our “hobby” and turn it in to a business.  But for a lot of us, it isn’t easy….

Behind Every Photo Shoot
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  Sometimes when you are working on one project there are several more going on in the background.  Oh and laundry.  There is always laundry.  

Carded at Alt Summit
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Are you sick of my talking about Alt Summit yet?  Well, hang in there for a few more posts and then I promise on to new things.  If you were following along with the conference at all you know that the business cards were a BIG deal.  You wanted to meet people just to see…

Alt Summit is Ridiculously Awesome
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If you saw my post from yesterday you know that Alt Summit did BIG things for me.  The outcome was totally different from I thought it would be during my conference planning but I love the way it turned out.  But the other part of Alt that is SO necessary is the social aspect and…

All up in my business
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Tomorrow I will be sharing my full Alt Summit experience but today I wanted to share an epiphany I had that will change the way I blog forever.  It was like a 3 step “A-ha” moment that came full circle during the conference.  Going in to Alt Summit I was super excited but also really…

My To-Do List Just Got a Whole Lot Longer
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Last week I traveled to Salt Lake City for Alt Summit.  It was a life changing trip for so many reasons and I can’t wait to share all of those things with you.  I had planned on getting home and implementing all kinds of changes and making all kinds of magic happen.  But I walked…

PR for Bloggers Class by Kismet PR
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I was super jealous a few months ago when I saw that Lyndsey, of Kismet PR, was holding a PR for Bloggers class in Seattle.  A few of my blogging friends attended and told me GREAT things about the class (here is a quick tutorial and look at that class – did I mention that…