Posts by Robbi Hess

  • Freelancing 101: Narrow Your Pet-Centric Niche

    freelancing 101

    In our continuing series in the Freelancing 101 topic, I will cover myriad themes, ideas, and ways in which you can kick off your pet-centric business to become a freelancing success aka solopreneur who makes a living pursuing your dream and your passion in the pet industry. Why… read more


  • Freelancing 101: How To Become A Freelance Writer

    freelancing 101

    It’s all well and good to wake up some morning and say, “I’d like to be a freelance writer.” It is a path I took… kind of. I started my working life right out of high school as an office manager for a government agency. I… read more

  • Freelancing 101: Social Media Time Management For Pet Bloggers

    Social Media Time Management For Pet Bloggers

    This, the first in a series of Freelancing 101 (and 201 and 301 topics) kicks off with social media time management tips for pet bloggers. We all know how easy it is to get online and say to ourselves, “I am just going to look on… read more

  • 20 Quick Time Management Tips For Bloggers

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    You’re a busy pet blogger, am I right? If you had a lot of free time, you’d write more posts, work on other projects, attend networking events, meet friends for coffee and lunch and get your dog groomed, your laundry done, and your house would be… read more

  • Blogging 101: Combat Pet Blogger Stress

    Combat pet blogging stress

    As a pet blogger, and a business owner everything is sunshine and roses, right? You get up float to your home office on wings of caffeine, sit down at your pin-straight neat desk and words flow from your fingertips. Clients call you, offer you more money… read more

  • Can Shelter Dogs And Cats Be Movie Stars?

    PI Woof

    “What happens when you train shelter dogs like movie dogs?” asks award-winning dog filmmaker and author Larry Kay of Positively Woof, whose new action-comedy short film P.I. Woof stars shelter dogs from Pet Orphans of Southern California. “The biggest reason shelter dogs don’t get adopted is lack… read more

  • Blogging 101: Inconsistent Blogging Is Hurting Your Pet Blog

    The importance of consistent blogging

    Bottom line, blogging is a way to boost your brand and its visibility. It doesn’t matter whether you are a one woman or one man show or if you’re part of a larger pet business, if you start a blog then don’t write and post you’re… read more

  • Blogging 101: How to be an Organized Writer


    If I gave you $168, how would you spend it? This is the question you should ask yourself on a daily basis because, if time is money, then the 168 hours you have in a week is as good as money, am I right? What do… read more

  • Blogging 101: Create A Better To Do List

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    There is no denying that having a to do list will help you accomplish more during your day. Why? Because without it, you may just “float” through the day dabbling in this and dabbling in that, but at the end of the day you will look… read more

  • Blogging 101: How To Network At A Pet Blogging Conference

    How to Network at Pet Conference

    For introverts, and I’ll bet many pet bloggers in the BlogPaws Community can identify with that, networking is not easy. It’s so much simpler to sit behind a keyboard and network and make friends with colleagues in the pet industry from the comfort and safety of… read more