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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Make Life Work: My Syndicated BlogHer Debut - #NaBloPoMo 13

At my second BlogHer conference this summer, I sent myself two emails of people I wanted to be sure to follow up with after the conference. One was essentially a cold call, but I liked her and thought her site needed me. It still does, but she never responded to my emails or tweets.

The other was a vague notion over breakfast. Grace of HapaMama, who also works for BlogHer, said to email her afterward. I said I blog about work/life, and she said something was coming. That something was BlogHer's new series, Make Life Work. I pitched her a few ideas in my crude attempt at looking like I knew what I was doing, but something worked. I got forwarded along, and was eventually asked to write this post that went up today. My first official, syndicated & getting paid, post for an organization I love. How cool is that?

It's called "Who (and What) Benefits When I Work From Home." 

I just wish my home office was that pretty! And I don't have a giant "n" but I do have a giant "&" so it's totally just like home. 

Obviously, I'm really passionate about people being able to work from home, and any voice I can add to that cannon is a positive one. I'm thrilled to be on a platform like BlogHer that can amplify my voice many times over. 

I somehow managed to sell them a second piece too, on the upcoming holidays. I just, well, need to actually write it. ;)

Thanks to all of my BlogHer friends, particularly the Cheesesteak Not Cheesecake crew, for all the support and encouragement. Love y'all. 

4 comments:

  1. Yay you! So happy for you and bursting with pride. I'm honored to be part of your tribe. :-)

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  2. We're so proud of you, Cheryl! Congrats!!!

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  3. The office in the picture might be neater than the one in our real house, but we do literally have the corner office with windows.

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