Tag Archive | "advice"

Blogging Basics: How to start a blog, and whether you’ll ever make money from it

Wednesday, April 29, 2020


Thinking of starting a blog? Already started one and wondering when you’ll rake in the Big Bucks? I’m going to lay it out for you…. Here’s some advice I gave to a journalist who wanted to start a parenting blog, but since people ask me the same questions all the time, I thought I’d back [...]

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Tips for South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) from a local

Saturday, March 7, 2021


It’s that time of year again, when the tech universe is abuzz with the digital creative delights of the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) conference in Austin, Texas. Since I live in the Austin metro area and this is my third “South by,” I thought I’d update last year’s post on why SXSWi is like [...]

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Why SXSWi is like visiting Disney World

Thursday, February 28, 2021


I’m a parent and a travel writer, so of course I’ve gritted my teeth through “It’s a Small World After All,” stood patiently in long lines to ride Pirates of the Caribbean and scribbled advice for anyone else who wants to tackle the Walt Disney World behemoth. The similarities are striking between planning an assault [...]

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