Media Insider: Covering the Papal Visit, The Rise of the ‘Social Media Editor’ & Media Moves

Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round up of journalism, blogging and freelancing stories from the week. How the Philadelphia Media Gets Around During Pope’s Visit (Poynter) As if you didn’t already know, the Pope is visiting the East Coast this week, and Washington D.C. and New York City have been busier than usual. Tomorrow, Pope Francis…

Six Blogging Rituals Learned at #BlogHer15

I hadn’t even reached the #BlogHer15 registration desk and could already feel the excitement in the air. Hundreds and hundreds of women of varying ages and ethnicities dressed in vibrant colors, clinging to their overflowing conference bags, huddled together, laughing, talking, sharing, hugging, reunioning. This was my first time attending a BlogHer conference. I had…

What Makes a Successful Blog?

Many bloggers dream of seeing their Web stats skyrocket out of nowhere. But while every blogger wants this, most have no idea how to achieve it. Is this success something one must work toward, or is it just good luck? Our recent #ConnectChat may have shed light on the answer to that question. The conversation was…