• Blog to Book Part Four: Get Out There


    Guest post from Angie Bailey  Well, it looks like we’ve made it to part four of the four-part blog-to-book series! We’ve covered the importance of building a platform, networking, and writing a successful proposal. Of course your proposal was gleefully received and now takes the form… read more


  • Blog to Book: Writing a Nonfiction Book Proposal

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    Guest post by Angie Bailey Welcome to the third installment of the four-part blog-to-book series! We’ve already covered the importance of building a platform and networking with other professionals, and now it’s time to go to town on your proposal that will hopefully hit the desk… read more

  • Blog to Book Part Two: Four Networking Tips: Bonus Advice From Texts from Mittens


    Guest post by Angie Bailey Last month I opened the four-part series on taking your blog to a book with a post about platform building. Once you’ve identified your audience and grown a presence, it’s time to take the next step by making contacts through networking.… read more

  • How Did I Get Here? Pet Blogger And Author

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    Guest post by M.K. Clinton Have you ever searched your name on the Internet? If you had tried to “Google” me on the World Wide Web before 2012, you’d have been out of luck. I didn’t exist, I know because I checked. Fast forward to 2015,… read more

  • How to Price Your Work Online

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    Post by BlogPaws CEO Yvonne DiVita Our bloggers routinely ask us how to price their work online. “A company I like approached me and asked me to do a sponsored post,” they write to us. “They asked how much I charge…and I don’t know! Can you… read more

  • 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

  • Publish or Publish: From Blog to Book

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    If you’re wondering if it’s necessary for a blogger to put his or her mind to writing and publishing a book, there are pros who know. These pros are Lisa Erspamer, Amy Shojai, and Lon Hodge. Combined, these three are an arsenal of information and BlogPaws… read more

  • When LESS is MORE: How Silence Is A Powerful Sales Weapon

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    Post by BlogPaws CEO Yvonne DiVita “We offer complete blog design and development,” we told the new business owner across the table from us. We smiled and waited for her to respond. It was eight in the morning on a sunny summer day. We were seated… read more

  • How To Create That Dream Job!

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    Post by Yvonne DiVita, BlogPaws CEO Last week I published a post on the BlogPaws blog about working from home. The gist of it was, “create your own job” – in other words, stop doing what other people tell you to do and do what you… read more

  • Pinterest Best Practices For Bloggers (Part 2)


    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess In part one of how bloggers can use Pinterest for business we explored ten simple steps that a pet blogger could take to amp up their efforts on Pinterest. Today we will go a bit more in depth on how bloggers… read more