Author: Harlan Landes

Blogging and Podcasting

Bring the Awesome Sauce to Your Blog

This is a guest article from Holly and Greg, who as founders of the blog Club Thrifty took home the Sixth Annual Plutus Award for best Frugality-Focused Personal Finance Blog in 2014. Bringing the Awesome Sauce at Club Thrifty Hello Plutus Awards! We are Holly and Greg from Club Thrifty,

J. Money: Making Finance Rockstars and Sexy Budgets

J. Money is the anonymous blogger behind Budgets Are Sexy (winner of multiple Plutus Awards, First Annual, Second Annual, and Third Annual) and Rockstar Finance (winner of Best Micro-Blog, Fifth Annual). Within two years of founding Budgets Are Sexy in 2008, he was able to support himself and his family

11 Tips to Grow Your Business During Hard Times

This is a guest article by Kylie Travers, the CEO of Occasio Enterprises, an award winning blogger, author, speaker, and writer. She is based in Canberra, Australia, with her two daughters. She has a real passion for helping others, raising awareness and funds for issues surrounding homelessness and domestic violence,

Blogging and Podcasting

Jeff Rose: How One CFP Started a Blogging Movement

Jeff Rose is a Certified Financial Planner and the founder of the Plutus Award-winning Good Financial Cents. Jeff has inspired his readers and clients to make positive changes, but he’s also worked hard to encourage cooperation and mutual success among his colleagues in the financial media community. I asked Jeff

Blogging and Podcasting

Find Your Voice, and Make It Unmistakable

This is a guest article from Donna Freedman, who writes about personal finance for Money Talks News and many other sites, and she blogs at DonnaFreedman.com, a Plutus Award winner for Best Frugality-Focused Personal Finance Blog. This article was adapted from a presentation she gave at FinCon12. Fun fact: She

Blogging and Podcasting

14 Expert Tips for Getting Your Blog Covered in the Media

This is a guest article from Julia Scott of BargainBabe.com, a Plutus Award winner for Best Deals and Bargains Blog. I got into blogging to get attention and to this day, getting attention is still what I’m best at. Before I launched my site, BargainBabe.com in January 2009 to help

Plutus Awards

Meet the Plutus Award Executive and Planning Committees

The Plutus Awards ceremony you see every year at FinCon would not be possible without the hard work of a number of people throughout the year leading up to the event. Behind the scenes, we have a team of several people from within the financial media committee who are essential

Blogging and Podcasting

How Financial Bloggers Have Changed the Industry

Personal finance blogging has changed the financial media. By 2005, the community of personal finance blogs had started to grow at a quickening pace. Early independent money and investing blogs like Consumerism Commentary, PFBlog, MyMoneyBlog, and SeekingAlpha began drawing the attention of mainstream media. These bootstrapped websites and those like

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Introducing the Sixth Annual Plutus Awards

The Plutus Awards is an annual awards ceremony celebrating the best in personal finance. It has been held every year since 2010, and since 2011, the ceremony has been held at the annual FinCon Expo. Through the Plutus Awards, the independent financial media community honors the products and services that

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Behind the Scenes at the Plutus Awards: Meet the Team

Every year at FinCon, we present the Plutus Awards to recognize the best of the personal finance blogosphere. Personal finance bloggers recognize their peers for their accomplishments. However, this sort of event doesn’t put itself on. We have a team working behind the scenes to make it happen. Plutus Awards

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