I hope your weekend is off to a great start. Here are a few links you should check out during your down time:
The tagline for this blog is: "I have some stories. I want to look good while I share them." And I mean that. But at least one fellow writer would have a problem with such a statement. Writing for Fishbowl DC, Betsy Rothstein says that female reporters look way too sexy these days, especially in their Twitter pics. The article is so funny to me I thought it was a joke, but apparently it's not.
Be sure to read this oh so clever response from Erin Gloria Ryan at Jezebel.
But speaking of writing and looking good, do you remember that Kanye West song Kanye's Workout Plan? I admit it's a guilty pleasure of mine. Well, inspired by this Kanye track, this week on Independent Fashion Bloggers Taylor Davies put together "The Blogger's Workout Plan". Not only is this post hilarious, but it's quite informative and contains plenty of tips that are helpful not only for fashion bloggers, but really any blogger who's looking to get their site in top shape.
In other social media news, my Sweet Home Alabama apparently really loves Pinterest. According to al.com people from Alabama are using the hot new social networking website at a rate more than two times higher than people in the United States as a whole.