Category: Blogging

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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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Gain Writing Motivation from Reading Blogs: How to Use Other People’s Blog Posts to Gain Writing Inspiration

If you’re lacking writing motivation, you need to get reading. Think that is counterproductive? I know the first time that someone suggested it to me I questioned them. Just how can reading help you get motivation for writing? Well, it really depends on what you’re reading. When you follow other bloggers in your niche or […]

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What I’ll Bring in 2017: Finding Motivation for Blogging After the New Year

While I took a break over Christmas week, I had a chance to think about what I wanted to do with my blogs. This is my year to put a lot more focus into them and growing this side of my business. For this blog, I want to help you become a freelance writer in […]

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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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Should You Bother Putting Ads on Your Blog?

There’s a question going around a lot of Facebook groups at the moment: should you bother putting ads on your blog? I’m talking Google AdSense, Chitika, and all the rest of the revenue earning ads that you can make. These are the type of ads that people need to click on for you to earn. […]

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Things I Wish I’d Known About Freelance Writing on the Side

I have to admit that I didn’t start freelance writing on the side. I wish I had, though! Part of me always wishes that I’d started freelance writing years earlier than I did. It would have saved the headache that I had in 2010 when I was jobless and didn’t have a clue where to […]

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What Do You Want to Get Out of Your Blog?

Are you struggling to create blog posts? Wondering what you should be writing about from one week to the next? Maybe you just don’t what type of content your readers will want from you. The key to working out your blog content is to work out the purpose. You need to know what you want […]

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Why I Don’t “Audition” for Clients

There’s this thing called “auditioning” for clients. The potential clients ask for samples to pit writers against each other. These aren’t just previously written samples, but samples on a specific topic for the potential client. And the kicker is that they’re not for pay. Some clients may say they’ll pay if someone is successful, but […]

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What the 30 Day Blogging Challenge Did for My Blog

While I’ve done blogging challenges in the past, one thing that I’ve never really looked at is the stats. I don’t know why. Maybe it’s because I like the writing side more than anything else. Or because I’ve just never really had the time to analyze figures. Anyway, I decided to look at the stats. […]

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Repurposing Content: How to Do It to Help Your Blog

I’m a big fan of repurposing content. Over time it becomes outdated and views change. New information is available, and it leads to the need for a new blog post. Other times, I’m just so out of ideas that I want to revisit something I’ve written in the past. I want to give it a […]

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