The freelance economy is growing and with modern technologies, you can be a successful freelancer. Online writing offers you a great chance to earn more money and get out of debt. You can be a freelancer even if you have a full time job. In fact, you can use the additional income to settle your student loan payments, credit card payments, car loan payments, etc. [Read more…]
First, you create an online store on Shopify.
Then, you spend endless hours to launch products and develop a branding strategy. Later, you begin your advertising, marketing, and promotional efforts.
Finally, people start buying from you, and you keep on growing, year after year.
That’s how it works, right? ASOS-level success in a couple of years?
Wrong! [Read more…]
At first glance it may seem as though creating video content for a blog is easy enough – all you really need is a killer idea, a way to record the video, and you should be good to go. Unfortunately it really isn’t that easy, and if you want to create great video content you may be surprised to know that starts long before the camera begins to roll.
You don’t need to live in a repressive dystopia or fear government surveillance to be concerned about sharing your information safely online. As public figures, bloggers have been victims of doxxing, stalking, hacking and other web-based nastiness just thanks to the natural “generosity” of the Internet at large. Being well-known in the modern age means you might catch the attention of malicious trouble-makers, and you need to be prepared for the worst. [Read more…]
Making sure that your blog looks and works correctly is one of the major things you need to get right. Your readers will not take it kindly if something does not work on their browser or mobile device. But how to make sure that all works correctly? Today let us take a look at the top 5 cross-browser testing tips to quickly test your blog. [Read more…]
What’s better than learning from people who’ve already been successful in business and not people who haven’t? It’s always a little difficult taking financial advisors seriously because they pass along retirement investing advice and yet they’ve never been retired or tried living off their own investments. It’s all theoretical. However, with successful entrepreneurs who are willing to share their experiences with other people so they can better themselves, there’s a genuineness that one can put faith in. [Read more…]
In today’s digital world, the programmers are among those who are reaping the benefits of internet technology. They are among the techies who enjoy high salaries and who get to create innovations that the present generation now make full use of. They are the founders of startups and the brains behind various new technologies.
Aaron Swartz was one programmer who carved a niche in the internet industry but who, unfortunately, ended his life too soon. His life story has been told via the movie “The Internet’s Own Boy” produced by Storyville which provided many insights into his mission, the world wide web and how the government views the internet. [Read more…]
Just like any other online entrepreneur, bloggers need to be aware of their finances to be successful. This is true even if your primarily freelance: in that case, your business is simply yourself. A strong financial plan is an important component of succeeding as an independent business person. Whether your just getting started or you’ve been at it for a while, you can follow these smart finance tips for bloggers to make sure you’re on top of your game. [Read more…]
Blogging has come a long way from being personal online journals to becoming a reliable source of income for many people. However, like any other business, that doesn’t happen overnight, and you might need to spend time and money to achieve your blogging dream.
With this in mind, it’s good to know there are many different ways to make money with your blog. Whether you choose to sell digital products, accept sponsored posts, or coach other people, it’s important to remember you should reinvest some of the money back into your business. In that way, you’ll need seed money to create your blogging empire.
Learn about eight different ways you can earn money through your blog. [Read more…]
First there was Google Tango. Then it was Mark Zuckerberg promising Facebook AR Studio, and now the next biggest company to throw its hat in the Augmented Reality ring is Apple. The Cupertino-based company announced at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) that ARKit, an augmented reality platform, is going to be a key feature of its latest OS.
An Apple AR Wasn’t a Surprise
It has been nearly a year since Tim Cook first hinted at the fact that Apple may be developing an AR platform. During 2016’s Apple earnings day, Cook fielded questions about the Pokémon Go phenomenon that had driven the world to obsession as they tried to catch them all. His answer was as follows. To get the full effect read it in Tim Cook’s soft southern accent and pronounce Pokemons like Pokay-mans: [Read more…]