Most businesses understand the importance of having a website these days, and a significant portion of new businesses today get their start exclusively with an online storefront. Websites can be great money-making tools, putting your business in front of more people and offering faster, more efficient transactions for your products and services. Accordingly, most entrepreneurs invest in their online presence to increase the amount of revenue they can generate there. [Read more…]
As a rookie blogger, there are a lot of hurdles you must overcome in order to get started. One of the first and most important tasks is designing a website that’s attractive, smooth, and inviting. But if the thought of building a website seems daunting, don’t worry. Thanks to a multitude of resources and advice from industry experts, building your first website can be a breeze. [Read more…]
WordPress has become one of the most popular CMS platforms and chances are you either have a WordPress site or are thinking about getting one. Unfortunately, because of its popularity, WordPress has become a target for hackers. The most important step in making sure your WordPress site is safe is educating yourself.
It doesn’t really matter why you chose the non-traditional way of making money by freelancing. If you’re still doing it, you’ve definitely found out it’s a tough business. And one of the reasons is that employers often expect to find cheap services from people in need of money and with a lot of time on their hands – which is almost never the case.
Here are some of the reasons why you should never accept less than what your work is worth from an employer and never compromise. [Read more…]
Australian blogger, Belle Gibson has built quite the following after claiming that natural remedies cured her from a terminal cancer diagnosis. Gibson is know facing severe legal consequences and financial penalties after admitting it was all a lie.
When Google decides which content to feature on search results, the company weighs several factors. One of the most important is the quality of the content.
Since 93 percent of marketers use content marketing and the majority of readers prefer quality content over anything else, this is an essential element of writing. If your blog is poorly written and contains not terribly useful information, you’re obviously unlikely to be successful. [Read more…]
No matter what your speciality is when it comes to your freelancing career, we all have one common goal. We have chosen this career path to take control of our lives and to be our own boss. Whether you are a blogger, designer or other, here are some must-read books to give some insight on the path to success.
Creating your website and keeping it filled with informative and entertaining content is just one part of owning a website. You must also know how to create content that will get picked up by search engines, shared on social media and stand the test of Internet time. Technology is constantly changes, which means that each year brings new web hosting and SEO trends. So, what should you be focusing on this year?
Blogging offers the convenience of working from home, choosing your own hours, and writing about nearly anything you like. But not everyone gets paid a lot to do the work, unfortunately. [Read more…]
When times get financial tough, things get even tougher for bloggers and freelance writers. When you enter this industry, you know it means constantly working for your next post or finding your next client. But, when the economy causes those clients to cut their budgets, things get extra tough for those in the writing industry. What can you do to make sure you survive this economic recession.? [Read more…]