• Freelance writing jobs
    Blogging,  Branding,  Content and Copywriting

    The Ultimate Guide to Finding Jobs as a Freelance Writer

    This is an excerpt from The Fluff-Free Freelance Writing Master Course Workbook   Professional freelance writers are always blogging about these sweet gigs they’re working on that pays $100 to $2,000 per article. Where the heck do you find these fantastic jobs everyone’s talking about? After years, I have honed a way to find great paying gigs quickly. Here are my secrets. Hit Up Social Media One of the easiest ways to find gig gems is to search social media. Often, businesses will post their need for a blogger, copywriter or ghostwriter on their pages. All you have to do is search for relevant hashtags. Put these hashtags into a…

  • making your website professional
    Blogging,  Branding,  Business,  Content and Copywriting

    Is Your Website Hurting Your Brand In More than One Way?

    Having a website is a good way of building your brand as a person and a professional. However, if you don’t get it right, you might be hurting your online image, and do more harm than good. Below you’ll find a few tips on how to fix your poorly performing website and make sure that you are able to strengthen your brand, get the word out about your services, and cash in at the end. Poor Design The first thing visitors will notice when landing on your site is the design of your pages. If you’re using a standard or a cheap old template, it might be time to get…

  • Branding,  Business,  Content and Copywriting

    How to Make Your Visitors Love You and Build Your Company’s Brand

    If your bounce rates are high and your conversion rate stinks, one thing is pretty clear: your website visitors hate you. Don’t take it personally. It happens to the best of us. You just need to fix the problem and build your branding platform. Ring, Ring, No One’s Answering: Poor Content = Sucky Conversion Rates Your visitors hate you primarily because your content sucks. The number one key to good content is answering your visitor’s needs. Many websites draw in visitors from social media sites with sensational headlines, but then fail to deliver in the content. This is called click-baiting and it results in loss of trust from your visitors.…

  • how to get attention
    Blogging,  Branding,  Content and Copywriting,  Social Media

    Attention Getting Tips for Your Brand from 3 Experts

    My goal is to get eyes on my client’s brand. I got to wondering how other marketers do the same. So, I sent out a call to people in the industry for their best tips. Here are some great lessons from three experts. Get Shocking This is the very first response I got: Subject: I STOLE YOUR DOG Alina, I didn’t really steal your dog. In fact I don’t even know if you have a dog. But I did see your post on Profnet about getting the attention of people for your blog, website or marketing purposes and I felt that this use of a subject line (which is what…