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Creating, Finding and Using the Right Images for your Blog

The perfect Images can help illuminate your words to life. Blog posts without images are frankly, boring.     Researchers at Hubspot found that colored visuals increase people’s willingness to read a piece of content by 80%! Great images can also help your blog’s SEO and social shares. According to data scientist Douglas Masion, tweets…

Meet the Speaker: Chris Barrows

1.  What do you do for a living (company you work for, official title, daily responsibilities, etc.)? I currently am working at Social Media and Mobile Products Coordinator at New York University. In addition, I also am the chairperson of the Edu Web Digital Summit and run the Why I Social Podcast. My day-to-day work…

Meet the Speaker: The Food Blogger/Social Media Panel

  We’re hosting a panel of small business owners and bloggers who have succeeded in the growing food and beverage industry within NEPA. On the panel, we’ll have Matt Serniak and Matt Lynch (the guys behind the award-winning NEPA Wing Men wing review blog), Mario Bevilacqua (owner and chef of What the FORK Truck and…

Meet the Speaker: Donna Talarico

1.  What do you do for a living (company you work for, official title, daily responsibilities, etc.)? In May I became an independent writer/consultant. My most recent position was director of integrated communications at Elizabethtown College, and I was there for five years. Prior to that, I worked for eCommerce company Solid Cactus, first in…

April: Make Your Content Share-Worthy

Last month, we talked a lot about finding purpose and giving your content meaning. For April, we’ll focus on sharability. Making your content easy to share is important if you want to get more than a few pairs of eyes on it. There’s a variety of ways to accomplish this. In the collection of links…

Guest Post: How to Create Profit From Your Passions

Ever wanted to profit from what you love most? Here’s how. Today’s guest post comes from our friend, Elspeth Misiaszek! If you haven’t met her on the interwebz yet, you most definitely should! Here’s a little about her:  Elspeth Misiaszek is the innovator behind eMarketing Copywriter. As a copywriter and marketing strategist for vegans, coaches…

Yvonne's snapshot of Arches National Park.

10 Questions with Yvonne of Yvonne’s Travel

Talking with bloggers about their blogging histories (and what inspired them to start blogging!) is one of our most favorite things about NEPA BlogCon. Recently, we got the chance to ask Yvonne of Yvonne’s Travel Blog about her history in blogging, what she enjoys most about the blogging journey, and how her travel blog has…

10 Steps (and 10 Months) to a Better Blog

Greetings, squirrels! We’re zipping along with planning both Squirrel Girls Tech Camp and NEPA BlogCon 2015, but before we launch into those, we wanted to do something special for all of you. Over the years, we’ve collected surveys and feedback from you, our attendees, on how we can make our conference better. One of the…