Have you been wishing and hoping that you might be able to turn your side hustle into a real career as a full-time blogger? It can be incredibly scary to take that leap; after all, working for someone else provides a certain amount of security – not to mention a regular paycheck and health insurance! However, as you are working from home during this pandemic, you might consider this time as a trial run for your full-time freelancing or blogging career. Here are some key lessons to begin implementing even as you continue to telecommute. [Read more…]
Bloggers love to develop multiple streams of income. Some realize that building a blog business from a single income stream is risky. Even if it’s a profitable stream of income, it could dry up if the market changes.
While the idea of money always rolling in is appealing, it’s challenging figuring out how to do more than one thing at a time. [Read more…]
It’s appealing, the thought of creating your own hours from the comfort of your home. However, it’s not all rays of sunshine. Since you work for yourself, all the decisions you make can have a negative impact on your earnings. There are also many things you now come to expect that you will have to pay for out-of-pocket. [Read more…]
Bloggers usually think they can cruise without legal assistance, and for the most part, they’re right. However, there are several reasons a blogger might find themselves in need of a lawyer. When they happen, bloggers will want to secure the services of a business attorney as soon as possible.
Here are the most common causes of a blogger needing a lawyer: [Read more…]
Many bloggers and e-professionals are busy people with hectic lives. The long hours of work and spending most of their time in front of their computers means fitness is not part of their priorities. As a result, many e-professionals will slowly get out of shape over the years. However, exercises make people smarter and more alert during the day and should be a priority for e-professionals. Here are several fitness tips for busy bloggers to stay on track with their fitness goals. [Read more…]
If it’s happening to you, relax. It happens to almost everybody. Here’s how the scenario goes: Struck by inspiration, you decide to start a blog. THIS is the idea you’ve been waiting for all along. THIS is the idea that may even turn into your full-time dream job.
How long do you think it will take? Six months? Two years on the outside? You can’t believe it–you’ve finally struck it rich. [Read more…]
If you find yourself with more free time and a need to connect with others right now, you might consider becoming a blogger. While this may seem like an involved and complicated undertaking when the process is broken down step by step, it is doable for most individuals. Blogging is a good way to express yourself and learn transferable skills that are useful for any work setting you might find yourself in. [Read more…]
People love brands. A brand speaks to people on a higher emotional level than a product, service, or blog. You might think that having a brand is restricted to big businesses with huge marketing budgets and not necessarily appropriate for your blog. A brand, however, gives your blog a story and a soul! That means that not only will you be able to distinguish yourself clearly from other blogs, but also your audience will understand your vision and mission much more clearly. How you want to look, how you want to sound, and what and who you want to stand for – these are things that are deeply tied to your brand. [Read more…]
You’re stuck at home for hours on in due to the coronavirus outbreak. You’ve already run out of shows to binge-watch, you’ve cleaned and organized your home from top to bottom, the yard work is taken care of, and to be quite honest, you’re bored. Other than watching the news or review websites about coronavirus updates (which, of course, makes you anxious), you have no idea what to do with yourself. And insanity is on the horizon. [Read more…]
During a national crisis, blogging can become a bit of a minefield. How do you know what topics are appropriate and which are taboo? Should you approach the crisis head-on or stay in your lane?
As of now, more than 1.6 million people have been infected with the coronavirus around the world. Businesses, schools, hospitals, and others have been dramatically impacted, leaving people without jobs and with disrupted lives. [Read more…]