Category Archives: Blogging

Be a Good Guest Poster: How to Share in Another’s Space

I get requests daily from people who want to guest post in this space. Like this post on difficulties and regrets in an open adoption, or this one on being a birth grandmother, or this one on a hidden peril faced by internationally adopted people.

I love being able to share with you voices of people I know and trust.

how to guest post on a blog or siteAll of these fantastic articles were written by people I have a relationship with (I get scads of pitches from others who don’t read my blurb about that critical requirement.)

Some posts are easier to get ready for publication than others. Want to know how to be a great guest poster? Here are 6 tips, as told on BlogHer (I tried to follow my own guidelines).

==>Read “6 Ways to Be a Great Guest Poster” ==>

If you’re interested in guest posting here, and if you feel we are in a relationship that includes trust, I would love to know about your post idea.

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I’m an Expert

I know. It’s a ridonculous thing to call oneself. I do not wish to court the effects of hubris, so I state it tongue-in-cheek.

But I do have my first post up as a SheKnows Expert.

What’s the post about? Think back to what we were all buzzing about this time last week (hint: it wasn’t near as weighty as the issues of terrorist attacks or the rising refugee crisis).

 

red cup controversy
I’d be grateful if you click over to read and comment — and, if you’re so moved, to Share. (I’m told commenting is difficult there, so please feel free to tell me what your ideas are in the Comments section here.)

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This post is part of #MicroblogMondays? Whazzat? A post that’s not too long. Head to Stirrup Queens to join the fun. (Yes, I know it’s Tuesday, but hey, circumstances.)

The Time a 9News Crew Came to My House

Last week TaRhonda Thomas, a 9News reporter from Denver’s NBC affiliate station, along with cameraman Matt, interviewed me in my home. Apparently I did a terrible job hiding my love of purple.

Writer Lori Holden on 9News

The interview was part of a piece that featured Amber Johnson, my editor at MileHighMamas.com (which, incidentally, is seeking new contributors).

So come on in to my living room (and Amber’s back porch).

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