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Smart freelancer: Ideas to keep you from burning out.

Being a smart freelancer is never a walk in the park. It calls for intricate, well researched and well written content that is presented in a way that will definitely attract readership.

You have to work hard on each blog post to ensure that you have high views at the end of the day.  This can be very energy draining and time-consuming if you do not do it right.

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Monetizing your website: Useful ways to make money blogging.

Running a successful blog that literally foots your bills is quite a task and an accomplishment all together.To make money blogging, you will need to focus on building trust and loyalty.

Once your readers can easily trust you, and buy into what you are selling, then it won’t be a hefty task doing some promotions.

But how do you actually make money blogging?

There are several ways of making money blogging, but in this guide, … Continue Reading This Latest Post

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12 best websites to find free stock photos for your blog posts.

After writing your blog post, the next thing you would want to do is to add some catchy images to reinforce the message. However, finding free stock photos for your blog is a difficult task.

Most professional companies charge more than $20 for a single stock photo, and considering that you are publishing new posts every day, this can be quite costly.

Young bloggers and authors often opt to find images on google which have … Continue Reading This Latest Post

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Where to get paid: Top 9 Freelancing Websites for Freelancers.

As a freelancer, getting higher-paying jobs isn’t just a matter of signing up on popular platforms. You need to find and properly bid on the best freelancing websites that actually pay.

As a newbie, you will have to branch out, establish a great portfolio of past work and maybe even prove yourself through tests that showcase your skills.

If you are looking for another way to pay the bills, to diversify your income sources or … Continue Reading This Latest Post

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11 Awesome Online Business Ideas you can Start Today.

The temptation of starting your own online business can be overwhelming. Some awesome online business ideas are hard to come by.

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The real challenge, though, is to find out which opportunities are specific to your area of expertise or knowledge.

To make your decision-making process a bit easier, here is a list of online business ideas … Continue Reading This Latest Post

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Ten Ingredients of Great content that engages readers

Ten Ingredients of Great content that engages readers.

It is the desire of every blogger to write a blog post that engages their readers in the best way possible. That is, we want to use all the ingredients of great content that we know of in crafting a great post.

We naturally possess this unexplained desire to see our readers immediately connect with our posts.

We want them to have a feeling that, ‘these folks behind the screens’ are real people having a … Continue Reading This Latest Post

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Simple Tips to Write an eBook That Achieves its Purpose

Simple Tips to Write an eBook That Achieves its Purpose

When I wrote my first book, Talking Humans to Humanity, I had no idea what the kind of mission I had just ventured into.

While I enjoyed the writing part of it, I had no idea that marketing it was going to be a great nightmare. To keep things going, you need to write an eBook that would be irresistible in the market.

Writing is easier, marketing is the hardest part of self-publishing!

Therefore, … Continue Reading This Latest Post

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Building Self-confidence

Building Self-Confidence: Seven Powerful Ways To Boost Your Confidence

Whether it is addressing an unfamiliar crowd, making an impromptu speech, selling your products and services to potential customers and clients, appearing in an interview or even going for a date with your fiancée, you will always need to exude a certain level of self-confidence. Confidence gives you control over some daunting situations.

Stand in front of the mirror.

This sounds obvious yet a powerful tool to reaffirm your greatness. We always feel ridiculously competent … Continue Reading This Latest Post

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Start a Blog in 2017: Ten Things You Need to Know

Start a Blog in 2017: Ten Things You Need to Know

Hey so you are planning to start a blog as 2017 commences?  Or got a dead one and you want to revive it? Pretty awesome plan there! With everything being digitized, your business and personal brand need online presence nowadays, more than ever.

We will be looking at some of the things you have to know before you start a blog.

In my recent post, I emphasized on the need of having your own website … Continue Reading This Latest Post

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The Top 12 Tips to Negotiating Salary at a Job Interview

Five Outstanding Tips to Successful Online Promotion.

Continuity is the main reason why most businesses spring up. In fact no one would want venturing into something that is not a going concern; a business that would collapse or get liquidated in a year or two. To achieve the main objective of continuity, the business has to leverage the power that successful online promotion drags along.

It might be easy to gain some customers after all, but maintaining them is a whole task … Continue Reading This Latest Post

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Tracking Your Time: Developing the Art of Self-discipline

Tracking Your Time: Developing the Art of Self-discipline

I am recounting those moments in life when you literally feel like you shouldn’t do anything, and no one should prompt you into doing anything either.

It is funny how human beings are wired to operate. However, am not saying that we are sometimes lazy, of course you know that already, but I must admit that in most cases we are not just interested.

In fact, we are never interested in anything that calls for … Continue Reading This Latest Post

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The Mentor You Can Become: Great Mentorship tips to Take Home Today

By Shikanda Hellen.

It was Ben Carson who coined the phrase;

“Sometimes you are unsatisfied with your life while many people in this world are dreaming to live your life.”

That is being a role model which gives birth to mentorship.

Mentorship has been something I would brush off when I heard of it. I always thought that personal determination can take you places. When that three year old boy looks at you then asks … Continue Reading This Latest Post

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