• Blogging,  Content and Copywriting,  SEO

    What is SEO: A Step-by-Step Guide for Writers

    SEO is a big deal for writers that want to make money writing articles and blogs online. Without SEO skills you won’t keep up with your competition. You’ve probably seen job ads looking for writers that know SEO. If you don’t know what those three letters mean, don’t worry. I’m here to help!   SEO is an abbreviation for search engine optimization, which, in a nutshell, means anything that helps a search engine find an article and rank it on the first page of search results. Go to Google and search for your favorite topic. See the first result? That article has excellent SEO. So, how do you get these…

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    Goals,  Good habits

    Yes, Even Freelancers Can Take Breaks From Work

    Some people are worried about making the transition to freelance work because they know it means no paid days off for vacation. You don’t have to see no paid time off as a massive negative. There are ways you can get around it. Sure, the stereotypes of freelancing may include not taking any vacations and working long, long hours, but I know lots of freelancers who are able to take time off  when they need to. Including me! If planned correctly, taking a vacation as a freelancer shouldn’t hit the bank balance too hard either. Want to know how to set up your own freelance vacation? Read on! Plan Well in…

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    Blogging,  Business,  Content and Copywriting,  Goals

    7 Ways to Make Your Site Traffic Soar in 2019

    If you’re looking for more traffic to your website in 2019, get going. It won’t happen on its own. Here’s what you need to do to make 2019 your blog or website’s best year yet. Update Your Content With changes in rules, regulations, laws and the way technology is advancing at an amazing pace, something you wrote on your website 6 months ago could be totally out of date and mislead anyone that reads it. You need to reread all of the past articles and blogs and update any of them that fall into this category. Search engines will see the post as still being relevant and that can help with…

  • Business

    Why the Biggest Myths About Earning From Home May Actually Be Right

    Guest post by Patrick Foster Did you know that you can make thousands of dollars each month working from home? You barely need to do anything and the money just rolls in! We’ve all seen the spam that tends to appear in comment sections across the internet, but no one takes it seriously. In fact, that generic comment has become something of a running joke, reflecting a broader perception. That broader perception? That earning from home is a big deception. Today, the average internet user is more likely to be too skeptical about earning from home than anything else. Can you really blame them? With so many claims flying around, it’s…

  • Business

    The Problems of Going it Alone as a Freelancer

    The idea of stepping out there and going it alone as a freelancer can certainly be scary. It’s a brave step to take, but it can also be a wise one because the rewards are often huge too. If you’re thinking of taking the freelance route in your career, here are some of the most daunting parts of doing so you should be aware of. Finding Those First Few Clients When you’re just starting out, your first challenge is to get enough clients. It’s tricky to start with because you have no track record to point to and people can have trouble trusting your credentials. But once you’ve proven yourself,…