Category: Blogging

Blogging

My Blog Changes Are (Mostly) Complete

It’s been way too long, right? I’ve spent the last few months making changes to my blog. It’s moved from all about blogging and becoming a freelance writer to a site about lifestyle. I know this is going to turn some of you off. However, I do hope others will stick around. Something you’ll find […]

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An Update on Become a Freelance Writer

Hey everyone! It’s been a while, right? I’m sorry for that, but there is a big reason for it. A change is happening to Become a Freelance Writer, one that will affect every one of you here. When it comes to blogging, I advocate for being passionate and focused about what your blog is going to be […]

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10 tips to spring clean your blog

Every year, we spring clean our house, right? Well, okay, we think about doing it. Your blog is another place you want to think about spring cleaning. Like your home, your blog ends up with some unnecessary and unwanted cobwebs. You’ll have old posts that are no longer relevant, links that don’t work, and even […]

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Harlow McGaw Media sites closing: Is there any hope for revenue share sites?

Writedge, Daily Two Cents, and other Harlow McGaw Media sites are closing down. They’ll shut their doors at the end of this month and the big question now is what’s next? Unfortunately, these sites are a string of other revenue share sites that have closed their doors. Over the last five years or so, we’ve […]

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Revenue Share Site Tips: What You Can Learn from the Recent Pinterest & Facebook Changes

If you haven’t heard yet, both Facebook and Pinterest have made some changes that will affect you making money with your writing. Twitter made some changes too, although I haven’t seen them affect as many people as the other two. There are some revenue share site tips that you can take from the changes; things […]

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Are There Any Blasting News Alternatives?

If you’ve found me here, you’re looking for Blasting News alternatives because you don’t like the site. You love the writing but it’s not paying enough or you don’t trust the site owners. Quite honestly I understand it. I get a lot of questions about other places to write and I wish I could just […]

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9 Reasons a Self-Hosted Website Is Important for Freelance Writers

I’ve got to be honest and say that now a self-hosted website may not be as important as it once was. At one time, self-hosting was a way to put you above the spammers. It was harder to create a website and make it look professional. Getting your own web hosting is easy and affordable. […]

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31 Blog Post Ideas for March

I know it’s not quite March yet, but now will be the time that you’ll be planning out your month. At least, you’ll plan out some ideas in pencil, right? That’s what I spent the weekend doing – actually, I planned in pencil all the way to the end of June! Sometimes coming up with […]

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What I Wish I Knew About Writing Over the Holidays

When I first started freelance writing, I worked all the time. I know I’ve shared this with you in the past. I never took a day off work and would barely look after myself. Part of me started working from home because I was fed up of relying on an employer to decide he wanted […]

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5 Things I Wish I Knew About Planning as a Freelance Writer

At the end of every year, I look back over the year that I had and see how it went. Then I move forward and set my goals. With my writing goals intact, planning as a freelance writer is the next step. Over the years, I’ve learnt a lot about planning. I really wish that […]

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