Blogging Getting You Down - 13 Inspiring Stories of Amazing Opportunities That Came From Blogging

13 Inspiring Stories of Amazing Opportunities That Came From Blogging

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Are you looking for some blogging inspiration?  If so, you’ve come to the right place!  Enjoy these stories of amazing opportunities that have come to bloggers as a result of their blogging efforts. The day before the Seahawks/Panthers play-off game, I shared a post I’d written called “12th Man Mom: How the Seahawks are Making Me a Better Parent.” Thinking people who follow head coach Pete Carroll might enjoy it, I tagged him when I shared it on Twitter. A few hours later, I got an e-mail from the Seahawks Special Assistant to the Head Coach saying that Coach Carroll had read … Read More

18 Sites Looking For Food Posts That Are Not Your Typical Recipe Sites - We've put together a list of sites that accept food-related submissions, focused on those that you may not have thought about because they are not among the major food sites out there.

18 Sites Looking For Food Posts (That Are Not Your Typical Recipe Blogs)

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Do you write recipe or food-related posts exclusively, frequently, or even once in a while?  We’ve put together a list of sites that accept food-related submissions, focusing on those that you may not have thought about, because they feature other content in addition to food.  These sites have unique audiences and may gain you some great exposure beyond the readers you are already playing to on the food-only sites.  These are also great places to test the waters with some food posts if you are new to writing this type of content. Babble – This site from Disney, is often thought of first and foremost as … Read More

16 Sites That Accept Previously Published Writing - Take a look at some of our favorite websites that accept submissions of writing that has already been published on your own site.

16 Sites That Accept Previously Published Writing

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Let’s talk about how to make your existing posts work for you! You’ve published a post on your blog and maybe it did well or maybe you thought it might have done better if only Facebook liked you that day.  In any case, its moment has passed and you’re wondering if it really reached its target audience or its full potential. Guess what?  There are plenty of sites that are more than happy to publish content that you have already published on your personal blog.  I know this because I do it all the time!  While it’s great to find time to … Read More

5 Sites That Pay For Posts - Websites and Publications That Pay Writers For Accepted Submissions

5 Sites That Pay For Posts

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Although there are lots of great non-monetary benefits that come from having your writing featured on your favorite sites, very few of us would turn down cash as compensation for providing a stellar written piece. Luckily, there are quite a few sites who feel the same (and still more who are working toward being able to pay contributors soon!).   For an extensive list of paid writing opportunities, visit our DIRECTORY. 1.  Mamalode A parenting magazine that focuses on a different theme each month.  Mamalode is “filled with stories, poems, playlists, slideshows, reviews and great people.“ PAYMENT – Mamalode tracks unique views for … Read More

21 Writing Submission Tips From 21 Beyond Your Blog Posts

21 Writing Submission Tips from 21 Beyond Your Blog Posts

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We are hitting the 21 post mark this week at Beyond Your Blog.  In honor of making it this far (baby steps), I’m sharing 21 tips for submitting your writing in case you missed some of our posts, or are joining us already in progress.  I looked back at all of my posts and pulled out some of my favorite tips. 1.  Make sure your content is a GOOD FIT in tone, style and subject matter, for the specific site you are submitting to.  Don’t force it, no matter how much you want to.  It won’t end well. 2.  DON’T SUBMIT COLD.  … Read More