The surprising danger of being a blogger

  The surprising danger of being a blogger? Blogging sounds like a pretty safe job to me. Marian was a frustrated insurance agent when she discovered blogging back in 2011. At first, it was a side-hustle. But as the number of viewers grew, so did her confidence. She felt proud of what she had achieved. In 2013, she quit her insurance job with a big smile on her face, a feeling of excitement in her tummy and went full time. She still remembers that day. It was a cold September day and raining outside but a ray of positivity was warming her from the inside. Marian was never happier and… Read More

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Google Blogger vs WordPress

: I posted an update at the end of this article. As you know … I use Google Blogger for all of my blogs. This article is written from the standpoint of a (proudly) untechnical person. When asked in the past why I use Google I told everyone: “I am of the opinion that WordPress has way, way more features, and possibilities. But everyone I know who uses it has constant trouble and spends a lot of time on fixing issues. Google can do less but what it can do it does without problems. Also, I never need to fear changes of Googles’ extensive book of rules. With a Google… Read More

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3 Essential Tools For Online Businesses

The tools mentioned below are either free or they offer a free and paid version. What they have in common is that they can help you run your business better. In no particular order: Buzzsumo https://app.buzzsumo.com Buzzsumo comes in a free and paid version. The free version allows you to get valuable insights about your influencers. You can see who shared your content, who engaged with it on sites like Facebook and Pinterest. Even though the amount of information in the free version is limited, it can help you to understand who is engaging with your content and which of your articles and photographs have the biggest impact. I learned a… Read More

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Content Repurposing

When genius doesn’t strike Old posts made new Let’s face it; we can’t come up with an ingenious article every day. Luckily, there are several ways of repurposing your content that not only help you over “those days” but also enables you to reach people that are not into reading blog posts. Some people prefer to listen to a podcast or watch a video. Content repurposing can attract new readers to your site. Depending on the kind of content you are offering there are many great possibilities of repurposing your content. Here are some of the best ways to turn a rainy day around SlideShare The benefit of sharing a… Read More

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AdSense Alternatives For New Blogs

“Your blog does not qualify for Adsense.” “Your account has been temporarily disabled/deactivated.” Your blog/website is new. No one wants you. What to do? Wait until you have 50 k visitors? No way! Here is the thing with AdSense: There are thousands and thousands of complaints about AdSense out there. It seems that many do not get approved while others accidently did something that is against Google´s TOS. Whether it´s true or not, I can´t tell. Many people claim their account has been deactivated after they clicked their own ad accidently – one single time. I have an AdSense account for a year now. A blog I started (and ended)… Read More

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