How I Got On Huffington Post: 5 Bloggers Tell All

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For many bloggers, having your work published on The Huffington Post, is at the top of your aspirational list.  I know this isn’t the dream of all bloggers, but from the response received when I asked readers ‘What site do you MOST want to be published on?“, I know that there are a lot of you out there who are anxious to learn more about how you can become a HuffPost blogger. Beyond Your Blog is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and … Read More

Blogger Rita Templeton Shares Her Scary Mommy Success Story

Blogger Rita Templeton Shares Her Scary Mommy Success Story

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I first came across Rita Templeton’s writing when I asked myself the question ‘I wonder who the most popular blogger on Scary Mommy is?’, and quickly found her posts at the top of the list.  I spent the next 30 minutes reading all of her posts (mostly about raising boys), and saying ‘oh my gosh YES!’ in between laughing out loud.  I wanted to find out how she got onto Scary Mommy (multiple times) and what that did for her blog. Here’s what I learned: Beyond Your Blog:  Tell us about your personal blog, Fighting off Frumpy. Rita Templeton:  I … Read More

Susan's Recipe For BlogHer Syndication - I am going to share the first recipe I have ever shared online. Nope, I'm not a food blogger (lucky for you). I'm sharing my personal recipe for how to get syndicated on BlogHer. Yep, that's when they pay you!

Susan’s Recipe For BlogHer Syndication

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**NOTE – since this post was published, SheKnows Media acquired BlogHer, and the BlogHer platform discussed in this post has now been become the SheKnows Community. Get started with the SheKnows Community HERE, or learn more about how it works HERE.** Let me introduce myself.  If you don’t know me, I run Beyond Your Blog, and although I often say ‘We’ in social media and blog pages, it’s really just little old me running things here at BYB central.  Technically, I feel I can say ‘we’ because after enough whining, begging and tears (if need be), my tech-savvy, yet blog-weary husband … Read More

How BlogHer Took My Fizzled Out Post To 21000 Views - As I am writing this, my post is the most popular on BlogHer.com. This is a post that had barely ignited, and then fizzled on my own site, but was featured by BlogHer and took on a life of its own. This is definitely a testament to the power of BlogHer.

How BlogHer Took My Fizzled Out Post To 21,000+ Views

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**NOTE – since this post was published, SheKnows Media acquired BlogHer, and the BlogHer platform discussed in this post has now been become the SheKnows Community. Get started with the SheKnows Community HERE, or learn more about how it works HERE.** As I am writing this, my post is the most popular on BlogHer.com.  This is a post that had barely ignited, and then fizzled on my own site, but was featured by BlogHer and took on a life of its own.  This is definitely a testament to the power of BlogHer. It drives me nuts when people share stories about … Read More

Anthology and Submission Tips With Stephanie Sprenger of Mommy, For Real

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Today we’re talking to Stephanie Sprenger, who blogs at Mommy, For Real.  Stephanie is a writer, and mother of two, blogging about the highs and lows as she navigates the great identity crisis of motherhood.  Stephanie is also a music therapist who works music into her blog through her ParentZ Bop parody series, the co-founder (along with Jessica Smock) of The HerStories Project, and a Listen To Your Mother alum.  You can find Stephanie’s writing on such coveted sites as The Huffington Post, Mamapedia, BlogHer, and Mamalode.  She shares how she has taken her writing beyond her blog. Some of the resource links listed are products sold … Read More

Published on Great Sites, Anthology Acceptances, & Freshly Pressed 3 Times - Interview With Mary Widdicks of Outmanned

Interview With Mary Widdicks of Outmanned

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Beyond Your Blog’s blogger interviews focus on contributors who have had their work published on the sites you aspire to be on yourself. Today we’re talking to Mary Widdicks, who blogs at Outmanned, and who has been published in a ton of awesome sites in just a short time since she started her blog.  Mary’s work is being featured in two upcoming anthologies, she has been featured on Scary Mommy, Mamapedia, Blunt Moms, In The Powder Room and many more sites, has won a BlogHer VOTY, AND has social media followings in the thousands — all in less than a year since she … Read More

We are kicking off our series by talking to Amanda Rueter who blogs at Dirt & Boogers, and who has had both existing and original work published on Bonbon Break, an ‘online magazine for the modern mom‘.

Interview with Bonbon Break Contributor Amanda Rueter (Dirt & Boogers)

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Amanda Rueter blogs at Dirt & Boogers, and has had both existing and original work published on Bonbon Break, an ‘online magazine for the modern mom‘. Beyond Your Blog:  Can you give us the elevator pitch for your blog, for those who may not be familiar with Dirt & Boogers? Amanda Rueter: It’s mainly a blog about parenting, and embracing the good and bad of parenthood.  I also talks a lot about parenting tips with some play activities thrown in as well. BYB:  How long have you been blogging? AR:  I’ve been blogging for two and a half years, and have … Read More