Writing

  • Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop: How to Do a Blog Interview

    How to do a blog interview

    This edition of the Wordless Wednesday blog hop is dedicated to the art of the interview. If you ever wanted to learn how to do a blog interview, stay tuned. The annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show recently took place in New York City, and yours… read more

  • Email Do’s And Don’ts: How to Write Professional Emails

    4 tips to a professional email

    When is the last time you picked up the phone and called a potential business contact? If you’re like most pet industry influencers, you communicate via email or text. Since we rely so heavily, it’s important to consider: Do you know and understand professional email dos… read more

  • Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop: Improve Your Writing Skills

    How to improve your writing skills

    Speaking is the New Writing, or so says our COE (Chief of Everything), Chloe DiVita. There is, however, the power of the written word. Today’s average reader has a very short attention span, with many online studies reporting that bloggers and online influencers have anywhere between… read more

  • 2017 Blogging Resolutions: Plan and Blog Even If You Don’t Have Time

    Make time to blog planning matters

    Over the past couple of weeks you’ve focused on Goal Setting To End The Year Strong and Reflecting On 2016 To Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet. Now that we are five days into 2017, it’s time to work on your 2017 blogging resolutions, and that… read more

  • Goal Setting to End the Year Strong

    set goals to finish the year strong

    It is tempting to coast at the end of the year. Taking the week off between Christmas and New Year’s is something many entrepreneurs do. In fact, many companies shutter the doors that week because they know employees won’t be as productive in the midst of… read more

  • How to Write Any Kind of Blog Post Authentically

    3 Key Points in Writing Authentic Blog Content

    As a regular reader of BlogPaws, I expect you are familiar with the concept of authenticity in blogging. This involves creating and using a voice or tone that is yours alone. Your blog has a tone that people recognize as yours. Your blog is dedicated to… read more

  • The Etiquette of Email Communication

    Email Etiquette

    This post is not about email marketing, although the advice can easily apply to email marketing messages. I’m sharing this today because we are a digital society. We communicate via social media and email more than we do face-to-face, it seems. As an introvert, I do… read more

  • How to Use Trello as a Blogging Editorial Calendar

    Use trello as ed calendar_hero image

    Bloggers, rejoice: Trello is a free app that is available both online and with a syncs-in-real-time iOS app for your mobile device. Blogging editorial calendar processes will never be the same since I discovered Trello, thanks to our Director of Community Education, Aimee Beltran. Trello is… read more

  • Your Blogging Voice: The Struggle To Be Authentic

    Your Authentic Blogging Voice

    Authenticity is the cornerstone of good blogging. We build authenticity when we have a real focus. Blogging, as many of you know, is not just a thing of afternoons. Or, a pastime to while away the hours. It’s work. Even those who consider their blog a… read more

  • Blog Post Writing 101

    pet bloggers use their voice in service to pets the world over

    Blog posts are, in essence, articles or stories written to educate, entertain, inform, or sometimes accuse. The content in them is most often the voice of one person – the blog owner. I have spent more than 10 years defending bloggers as writers. I have always… read more