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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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Blogging Mistakes For Beginners That Plague Sites

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The early days of blogging are surreal: starting your own blog is thrilling, so difficult, full of constant troubleshooting. No matter how much research you do before you begin (and I know you’ve done a lot), I bet you’ll still make at least one of these blogging mistakes for beginners.  There’s no shame or stress, because you can correct most of these blogging mistakes for[...]

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Write For A Digital Nomad Blog in 3 Steps

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So, you want to write for a digital nomad blog? This is the perfect place to do that! But before you dive into your pitch, let’s first make sure that you’re in the right place.  By writing for digital nomads, you can build up your portfolio, gain audience exposure and improve your website’s authority.  But, we’ll get into all of that. First, let’s start with a fe[...]

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Vital Blog Post Ideas For Beginners To Write Today

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The first blog posts that you write will be the first readers see. Choosing which blog post ideas for beginners to run with first will determine your initial blogging momentum. This is an exciting moment! But choose wisely.  Blog Post Ideas For Beginners Intro Before I dive into the blog post ideas for beginners, I was to first share a few important pieces of advice for any[...]

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Brand Personality Can Make Or Break Your Biz. Here’s What You Need

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How do you recognize chemistry between yourself and another person? Some normal indicators are that you like being around them, they make you chuckle and there's just that click. Brands don't have disposable time and attention span to foster that chemistry, so they must do it quickly through a well-developed brand personality. Just like humans, brands that lack personality will strugg[...]

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How To Write A Business Blog: Content Creation For New Entrepreneurs

One of the best ways to create awareness and interest in your new business is to write a business blog. Unlike other blogs you see online, a business blog is one that promotes your products or services, in a very subtle but compelling way. But how do you write a business blog with smart content creation strategies that convert readers into customers? I have answers to all of your question[...]

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Keysearch 101: How To Use Keysearch For Beginners

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The early days of starting an online business are spent largely down the Google rabbit hole, desperately trying to get your footing on what needs to be figured out now, what tools need to be paid for and what can wait for later. Rest assured: keyword research is *not* something that can wait for later for an online business, and Keysearch is one of the most important tools you'll purchase[...]

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What Do Bloggers Do? A Day In The Life Of A Blogger

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Back in 2017 before I had started my blogging journey, I also pondered the question: what do bloggers do all day?! Blogging isn't a traditional career, so it's a natural curiosity. I'm asked this question often now that I run my online business (that stemmed from my blog) full-time. To ease some curiosity and shine a light for anyone who thinks they may want to become a blogger the[...]

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