#GoBigOrStopPitching

#GoBigOrStopPitching

Here I am, promoting blog writing, telling you how important it is to maintain a blog to keep your website relevant – and I haven’t posted on my own blog in (gulp) almost seven months. All I have to say is this: two moves, two new schools, no babysitter. Make of that what you will. While my personal promotion has suffered, my behind-the-scenes work has not. I’m still producing copious amounts of web content (especially for cosmetic dentists), and I still believe that every writer must #GoBigOrStopPitching. Read more

Confessional Freelance Writing: Yay or Nay?

For several years, I had a regular gig as a contributing writer to Parent Society. I wrote dozens of articles about potty training, birthday parties, breastfeeding, potty training AND breastfeeding (nightmare), crafts, preschool, taking baby to the beach (one of the most popular ones, surprisingly), funky clothes for kids, technology, and why I dislike mom groups (my opinion has changed since then… well, slightly). But it’s articles just like the mom-group disdain that got me thinking: How much sharing is too much sharing, even if you’re getting paid for it? Read more