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How To Start An Online Business (While Figuring It Out)

Do you know for certain that you want the online business lifestyle that you see online? You know the one I’m talking about: people who make great money working on their laptops, working from anywhere in the world, totally fulfilled. You know you want an online business, but there’s an elephant in the room: what are you going to do? That’s actually not an uncommon juxtaposition,[...]

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The Unignorable Benefits Of Blogging For Business (And The Risks)

Online business is the wild west: there are people making their living dropshipping toilet brushes and financially dominating people. There’s no one recipe telling you what you *need* to make it online, but the benefits of blogging for business are so clear that they are unignorable. Yet, if you're here reading this, I reckon you might not be convinced that the benefits of blogging[...]

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How To Spot And Recover From The Pinterest Spam Block

So, you think you've been mistakenly caught by the Pinterest spam block? You're in good company; like, a football-field-full-of-people amount of company. The Pinterest spam block has caught many accounts for no particular reason, but you're not helpless. Some Pinterest Spam Block Backstory In true 2020 style, it was sometime during 2020 that the spam filter began plaguing crea[...]

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How To Develop An Idea For A Service-Based Business

Do you have it too? That lingering feeling that you have a good idea for a business but you’re not entirely sure what to do with it? That vague idea in the back of your head, that question that starts with “wouldn’t it be great if…” Perhaps you’ve been getting a lot of compliments on how you do something and you’ve been thinking, or dare I say dreaming, about turning that sk[...]

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Does Daily Blogging Really Boost Your Traffic?

Professional bloggers will all throw out different suggestions for blogging schedules and there's no right or wrong answer, but I’m going to suggest something spicy, bold but potentially brilliant: daily blogging.  Daily blogging entails writing an entire blog post in a day and hitting publish (or schedule) that very same day. There's no beating around the bush that this is a ve[...]

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Idea Pins On Pinterest: Everything You Need To Know

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Your mind is probably swirling with questions about idea pins on Pinterest: what's the point, do I have to, what does Pinterest want from us?! After reading this Pinterest idea pins guide, you'll understand what idea pins are all about and will be able to immediately start designing successful idea pins for your brand. Whether you like 'em or hate 'em, the story feature is becoming ub[...]

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Importance Of Work-Life balance And How To Achieve It

Let's face it: the importance of work-life balance has never been clearer. More and more people are experiencing burnout or feeling crush by their huge list of daily tasks. One of the challenges we all face as new entrepreneurs is making sure our new found passion/job does not overwhelm us. For many of us, the idea of setting our own working hours was one of the initial reasons to sta[...]

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Disadvantages Of Blogging That may Just Deter You

The advantages of blogging are surreal: you can make money from anywhere while being your own boss, and somehow this exclusively takes place in a tropical environment (or the pictures will convince you that, at least). But it all begs the question: what are the disadvantages of blogging that are going undiscussed?  It’s not all Macbooks and palm trees (sand in a keyboard is a ni[...]

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How To Make SEO Work for Your Small Business

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We live in an amazing time. Small businesses don’t have to make commercials or hire a top-tier marketing firm to get their message to the public. Businesses have access to cheaper but effective marketing tools, one of the most important of which is search engine optimization. Indeed, just a little knowledge of SEO for small businesses can help improve your search engine rankings and bra[...]

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