April 3, 2018.Reading time 4 minutes.
Emily Belden is a journalist, social media marketer, and storyteller based out of Chicago. She is also the author of the novels Hot Mess and Husband Material, and of Eightysixed: A Memoir about Unforgettable Men, Mistakes, and Meals. We have interviewed Emily in the past when her first book was released, Eightysixed. In 2014, you had […]
January 1, 2018.Reading time 1 minute.
The Windy City Blogger Collective is kicking off the new year with a new website and some big changes! WCBC just turned four, and as we hit that milestone, I wanted to focus on how to make WCBC a stronger better resource for Chicago bloggers. Here is what you can expect in 2018: Free membership. […]
August 17, 2017.Reading time 10 minutes.
Hey friends, happy Thursday! Today we’ve got A TON of new content for you to read. Need a cocktail recipe? Lincoln Park Minute has you covered. Or you might be looking for pieces to help transition your wardrobe into fall? Kristina Does the Internet is your girl. This week there’s sure to be something for […]
January 4, 2017.Reading time 4 minutes.
Bloggers at WCBC repeatedly ask about what they can do to improve their blogs. One thing Kit and I talk about is the importance of using every platform to reach as many people as possible. More specifically, we talk a great deal of the importance in establishing a presence on Pinterest. Many new bloggers aren’t […]
December 6, 2016.Reading time 2 minutes.
What do you get when you bring eight female-run small businesses together? One Boss Babe Popup Shop. This killer concept came to life all thanks to Lindzi Shanks, entrepreneur extraordinaire and owner of the Trendy Sparrow. Shanks previously held a popup shop for her business last year at Block 37, after winning the “Next Great Popup […]
November 4, 2016.Reading time 2 minutes.
We love projects that let us pair up our members with brands that we love. Most recently we worked with Italian handbag company, mywalit, and four of our bloggers to create blog posts and host an event. mywalit is known for their colorful accessories, so we planned the event around National Color Day. Leading up […]