2018 was a big year for digital marketers across the board. For the most part, it’s a fair assessment that the Google Algorithms more or less dictate how we formulate our strategies. In some cases, depending on the industries we are working with, changes to Google’s algorithms sometimes require us to throw out the playbook and start from scratch.[Read more…]
These days, it’s not only companies that have logos to represent their brand. Logos for personal use, as individuals and groups, add aesthetics and a distinctive personality to the users and the occasion. An appropriately stunning logo can make milestone events more memorable, special and unique, such as your wedding, your baby’s christening or first birthday, or a big promotion you want to celebrate with family and friends. You can use the logo on your invites, place cards, as a cake topper, your wedding website and in other decorations on site.[Read more…]
One of the world’s best CMSs, WordPress, is being used by about 33% websites on the internet. Recently, a new update for WordPress, known as WordPress 5.0 “Bebo” was rolled out on 27 November 2018 along with its new editor, Gutenberg.[Read more…]
For many, the idea of working from home represents a dream scenario. Whether you’re a parent or a globetrotter, the freedom and flexibility offered by working from your laptop is rather enticing.
However, these images of sitting by a beach working a few hours a day are just part of the remote work world. There are many things people don’t know about this lifestyle, including the fact that it can be difficult to find good people to work for. [Read more…]
Nowadays, when in-house marketers cannot find a suitable solution to an existing problem, businesses turn to troubleshooters. These are professionals with innovative means of thinking, who are able to look at the problem from a completely different angle and find a new approach. In retail and ecommerce, there are puzzles, which can be impossible to solve by standard methods. [Read more…]
I used to work a traditional 9-to-5 office job, and it has its good and bad sides. On one side, I experienced job security, work benefits, scheduled time off, and a level of comfort that my freelance career doesn’t allow for. On the other side, that job security made for a pretty boring life, and it grew old fast. That’s why I began focusing more of my attention and time toward freelance projects, until I successfully launched my blogging and writing career. [Read more…]
Remote working has become somewhat of a buzzword in the blogger community. It throws up images of relaxing in a small café by the beach, tapping away on your laptop and essentially living your best life. But remote working doesn’t necessarily mean tropical climes; as more businesses start to include it as part of their operations. For freelancers like bloggers, this is great news; it really does allow for the flexibility of lifestyle that being curious about the world needs. [Read more…]
Lifestyle blogs come in all shapes and sizes. They’re written by people who want to share aspects of their lives and passions with others. To find ones that you enjoy, consider reading about topics that interest you, choosing authors that you relate to, and following ones that update regularly. That way, you’re not always visiting blogs that aren’t posting new content. The best lifestyle blogs are ones that add something to your life — no matter how well written something is, it might not capture you if the topic isn’t something that makes an impression. [Read more…]
If you’re one of the millions of bloggers trying to make a decent living, you should look at passive income options to augment the money you earn from your blog. Because, the truth is, less than ten bloggers make more than $1 million a month, while the majority get $1k – $12k.
Passive income is money coming in without working for it. It seems impossible, but today opportunities to earn passive income are aplenty. Before you can have it, you must invest some amount of money or time, or both, to reach that point where the dollars enter your bank account on a regular basis, without you doing anything.
To excel in the profession of a blogger, you must undertake courses that will allow you to develop essential blogging skills. At first glance, you may think that being a blogger will only require writing and literacy skills, however, to become successful in monetising your blog, you will need to acquire abundant skills to manage and promote your blog.
Out of all the development courses that are offered, you are still rather unsure of which are necessary to enrol in. Which courses are critical to maximising your blogging potential?
Here are 5 professional development courses that you should take to succeed as a blogger. [Read more…]