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An insider's perspective on blogging as a career

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to blog full-time and run not one but three blogs in the process? The multi-talented Lorna Burford is the content creator for Raindrops of Sapphire, The Jeans Blog and The Fashion Supernova. We talked with Lorna about how she balances it all, what it takes to succeed in the blogging industry and her tips for aspiring bloggers:

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Maximizing shoppable content to increase revenue

Described as “a daily weblog covering New York city’s personalities, news stories, and media with humorous photos and running commentary,” it’s no surprise that is a popular online destination.

That unique voice has allowed the site to bring its “snarky, relevant and viral” content to an even larger audience, expanding its coverage to a total of 5 cities, i...

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Content monetization explained

Google ‘content monetization’ and you’ll get about 2 million results. Needless to say, things can get a little confusing. So what exactly is content monetization? We wanted to keep things straightforward, while still explaining some of the lingo that you’ll hear when discussing monetization, so here’s how we define it:

“Simply defined, content monetization is the pract...

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The power of an image-focused content strategy

We’ve talked about why imagery is an integral part of your content strategy. Images speak to people in a way that words sometimes can’t. No one knows this better than Gear Patrol, a digital lifestyle magazine that has embraced images as a leading part of their content creation approach. And not just any imagery, Gear Patrol has focused on high-quality, original imagery to i...

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