About Allison Boyer

Allison Boyer freelance writer and content marketing consultant. She also runs the food blog The PinterTest Kitchen with her mom and sister. You can follow her shenanigans on Twitter (@allison_boyer) or contact her at allisonmboyer@gmail.com.

Becoming a Full-Time Blogger: An Interview with Cora Harrington from The Lingerie Addict

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At NMX 2014, we were lucky to have Cora Harrington from The Lingerie Addict present a session about building your blog community. Cora sat down with me to discuss how she made that leap into blogging full time and what advice she has to new bloggers thinking about making this leap. Check out what she … [Read more]

7 Ways to Suck at Building Relationships Online

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You know your  blog would take off if only Joe Schmoe the a-list blogger in your niche would have the good sense to read it and promote it. You just know it. It’s time to build that relationship. You’re going to be a rock star. You can feel it in your bones. I hesitate to … [Read more]

How to Turn Spam Emails into Blog Sponsorship Sales

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Who among us doesn’t receive a mountain of spam on a daily basis? How would you like to turn those spam emails into cold, hard cash? No, I’m not advocating that you reply to the Prince of Nigeria who wants to send you money. What I am suggesting, however, is that you can reply to … [Read more]

Why Your Twitter Disclaimer Does More Harm Than Good

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If I’ve seen it once, I’ve seen it a thousand times: My tweets do not represent the opinion of my employer. Is it just me, or is this the most ridiculous statement ever? Every time I see it, I get twitchy. Because it anything, you’re making things worse. People think that this disclaimer justifies bad … [Read more]

10 Writing Tips for Advanced Bloggers

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Just because you’re been doing this for a few years doesn’t mean you have nothing to learn. I’ve collected some of my best tips for advanced bloggers in this post, and I hope you’ll add your own to the end. Here’s how to continuously improve your blog: 1. Challenge yourself to cut your post down … [Read more]

Content Marketing in 2014: Trends You Need to Understand to be Successful

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Last year around this time, I deemed 2013 the “year of content marketing” and I think I was right. Content marketing has existed for a lot longer than a year, but in 2013, this form of connecting with customers and promoting your business exploded. Today, it seems like every small business, large corporation, and even … [Read more]

12 Reasons Why Your Blog Hasn’t Made You a Millionaire…Yet

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A few months ago, we published an infographic highlighting the top young entrepreneurs who have made millions online. Believe it or not, this list doesn’t just include social network owners (like Mark Zuckerberg) and eccommerce business owners. Bloggers were also represented on this list of millionaires. The next time your parents tell you to “get … [Read more]

And The Winner’s Are… 9th Annual Podcast Awards

It’s time again for the annual Podcast Awards! The ballots have been counted. The awards have been handed out. Your 2013 winners are… Best Video Podcast: Rob Has a Podcast Business: NPR Planet Money Podcast Comedy: The Morning Stream Cultural/Arts: This American Life Education: Grammar Girl Entertainment: The “Walking Dead” Cast Food and Drink: The … [Read more]

Dr. Drew to Emcee the 9th Annual Podcast Awards

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Here at NMX, we are looking forward to giving a home to the 9th Annual Podcast Awards ceremony. We’re happy to announce that this year’s emcee will be Dr. Drew Pinsky. All NMX attendees are invited to join us live at 6:30 PM on Sunday, January 5 for the awards. If you don’t have your … [Read more]

NMX Keynote: The Future of Podcasting with Leo Laporte, Norman Pattiz, and Noah Shanok

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We’re happy to announce that Leo Laporte, Norman Pattiz, and Noah Shanok will be taking the keynote stage at NMX 2014 for “The Future of Podcasting.” This keynote is starting at 9:00 AM on Monday, January 6 – don’t be late! Leo Laporte has worked as an author, speaker, and broadcaster in New Haven, Monterey, … [Read more]