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Connie Leon, making your blog successful
When Connie Leon started her blog she just felt a need to connect with other people. She didn’t know that her hobby could potentially be very lucrative. “I’m pretty sure there are people that just try to do (blogging) for the money, but I’m also pretty sure that if you’re … https://www.theventureonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Mary-Connie-interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Connie Leon, Founder of Houston Latina Bloggers, started her blog in 2009 while working for Harris County. It started as a project to practice writing, but while pregnant, she created a community of caring mothers.  While looking to other bloggers for inspiration like Heather Armstrong, Connie has evolved into the … https://www.theventureonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Chelsea-Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

It was a bright and beautiful day at the Fe y Justicia headquarters. Marianela Acuña is the executive director of Fe y Justicia. Acuña protects the immigrant community against wage theft, a very common problem for undocumented people. Acuña loves her job and is passionate to help those in need. …

Latin Restaurant Weeks is turning up the heat in Houston this summer from June 2nd- June 16th, with a two week initiative to support local Latin restaurants and professionals in Houston’s culinary scene. Benefiting the Houston Hispanic Health Coalition, Latin Restaurant Weeks focuses on introducing Houstonians to participating Latin-owned restaurants …

It’s that time again, Houston’s very own and Texas’ largest entertainment & pop culture event Comicpalooza is back again for the 11th year. This year’s headliner is the one and only Mother of Dragons herself, Emilia Clarke, and for the first time ever Comicpalooza will host the inaugural ESPN Collegiate …

Local artist and community advocate, Jesse Rodriguez, uses his rediscovered platform to breathe life into Magnolia Park. Rodriguez, who stepped away from painting several years ago to pursue a career in the corporate world, rediscovered his love for artwork within the last two years. His loyalty to Magnolia Park however, …

The wait is over and Houston Cougars fans can rejoice. After many rumors and speculations regarding Houston men’s basketball coach, Kelvin Sampson renews his contract worth $18 million that extends through the 2024-25 season. The extension not only keeps Samson at the University of Houston, but also names Sampson’s son, …

Abilene Christian Wildcats beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders, 69-68; punching their ticket to their first ever NCAAW Tournament. Photos by Matt Flora

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders makes their first trip to the conference title game after beating Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks, 58-56. Photos by Matt Flora