• 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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    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the way technology is advancing at an amazing pace, something you wrote on your website 6 months ago could be totally out of date and mislead anyone that reads it.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…

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    Blogging,  Business,  Content and Copywriting

    FlexJobs’ Survey Finds Some Fascinating Facts About Freelancers

    Boulder, CO, Dec 4, 2018 — Today FlexJobs released new insights from its November 2018 survey, which gathered responses from nearly 1,000 freelancers about key topics related to their freelance career, lifestyle and workstyle. Based on this survey, the profile of the average worker who freelances as their sole source of income is a female Gen Xer working in the writing, marketing, editing, and creative career fields, primarily for small companies and individuals, juggling 2-3 gigs at a time. She freelances by choice, has been freelancing for at least three years although has also worked at a traditional company, and envisions continuing her freelance career for the long-term. “Some might think the…

  • exercises for writers
    Content and Copywriting,  Good habits

    Writers, Here are 10 Mistakes You Might Be Making at the Gym this New Year’s

    As writers begin to think about New Year’s resolutions and fitness goals, remember just paying for a membership doesn’t guarantee the results you want. Many people (including us writers) start their year off buying a gym membership and new gym attire. While the first step to transforming your body is, in fact, deciding to commit to restructuring your lifestyle at the gym and in the kitchen, it is common for people to make mistakes that jeopardize their progress. These mistakes can chip away at their enthusiasm to work out and ultimately result in people giving up on their goals.   “As a trainer, my job consists of helping clients assess…

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    Blogging,  Business,  Content and Copywriting

    How To Stay Focused at Your Job as a Working Mother

    Tips for working mothers to help them keep their sanity and productivity, no matter what the kids are up to. Guest post by Ujëbardha Bekolli, Mother Works Every once in a while everyone experiences a downhill at their workplace. We get fed up by daily drama, same old routine and everything looks like a bore. However the loss of focus that mothers experience is entirely different. Whether you work part-time jobs or full time, this lack of focus has a taste of fatigue, tiresome, chaos and imbalance. That is because our mind is floating in 20 different things within one minute. We’re worrying about whether the baby is asleep right…