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  • The Answer to Every Question is Always YES!

    Post by BlogPaws CEO, Yvonne DiVita “Can you do this?” The client was giving me that squinty-eyed look, full of doubt. “Yes!” I replied, with conviction. We rose, shook hands, nodded our heads and as he gathered his briefcase and laptop, I held the door. The conference room… read more

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  • Copyright and Work for Hire: What Bloggers Need to Know

    Post by BlogPaws CEO, Yvonne DiVita Is a blogger a writer? Blogs involve writing, after all. Yes, I would say bloggers are writers. Can a person who blogs be considered a professional writer? A writer that is paid for her work? Yes, in today’s world, many… read more

  • Fortune or Fame? Fame or Fortune? Can’t I Have Both?

    Post by Yvonne Divita, BlogPaws CEO No. As noted in the quote below from Men with Pens (now isn’t that an interesting name for a blog? especially one written by a woman named James), fame and fortune is not what you should be focused on, if… read more

  • On the Internet No One Knows You’re a Dog

      Post by Yvonne DiVita, BlogPaws CEO Many many many years ago, in a time of big change, before Amazon.com took over the world, the Internet was a wild and scary place. Oh yes it was! There were flying monkeys and dragons and scary zombies… ok,… read more

  • How a Blog Business Plan Leads to Money

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    by: Carol Bryant He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all. –Eleanor Roosevelt A blog business plan can help you make money but also avoid a variety of speed bumps, road hazards, and hazardous… read more

  • No One I Work With Uses Facebook

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    Post by BlogPaws CEO, Yvonne DiVita Booger ready for a fight He laughed. The sound hit my ears like a shockwave. It was loud, harsh, and conveyed a “this is not funny” message. The accompanying look was not kind. We sat facing each other across an… read more

  • The Power of Blogger Networking

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      There is something profound, important, huge, and life-altering to be said about face-to-face networking. Despite all the promotions, all the reasons of why it’s a good idea to attend the BlogPaws Conference, and all of the ways it can change your career path, there is… read more

  • 9 Pet Blogging Myths Busted

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    I feel a bit overwhelmed by all the ideas and options out there for monetizing blogs. I love pets, I want to get started blogging but I have no idea how. I’ve been blogging for a while, and I’d like to do something more with it.… read more

  • Choose A Career Based On Passions & Expertise

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    Post by BlogPaws’ CEO, Yvonne DiVita Can I Be A Tightrope Walker? Can I Be a Bumblebee? There I was, curled up in a ball on the window seat of my childhood home, wrapped in a blanket, leaning against a cold wall (Insulation? Not on that… read more

  • Create Your Own Job: Make Your Success Necessary

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    Post by BlogPaws CEO Yvonne DiVita The day was dragging on like a bad movie with too many extras. I remember sitting at my desk wondering how I was going to make it through the whole week. “Why am I doing this?” I thought. What I really… read more