As a web content writer, you have probably had to face the fact that a large part of your job consists of writing duplicate content. It is frustrating to have to write about a subject you are familiar with because you are under a tight schedule, and you have to meet the client’s deadlines. And

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I scanned an old blog post from a few years ago. One of my blogging buddies published a helpful guest post. But on clicking his blog link I discovered he had since changed his direction. He used to publish valued content promoting his legitimate online business. He has since taken a different turn toward more

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2021 is a new year. You don’t want to begin it by being aggravated. You don’t want to spend it being annoyed. You don’t want to end it frustrated. Social media stress is an enormous source of aggravation. Aren’t these matters out of your control and in the hands of the people who control social

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I may be seen as a bit of a trouble maker. I agree with an unconventional line of thinking. My views on politics, the news or government ruffles some feathers. I disrupt. I do not fit in. I never intend to disrupt. I crave zero attention. I could care less about being popular, gaining status

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I was visiting with a guy the other day who is a decamillionaire. No, not one of those kids posing in front of a fancy car, just a quiet older business owner I know from my days of serving on a board of directors for a local bank. I’m not going to share his real

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Regardless of what kind of business you are running, it is safe to say that your target audience is on Facebook. Why are we so confident about that? Well, because over 1.62 billion users visit Facebook on a daily basis, and some of your potential customers already hang out there. It’s just a matter of

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Being found on social media isn’t optional anymore. In fact, for businesses, it’s a must. It’s one of the best ways to market products to over 3 billion users (approximately 50% of the world’s population) who are always active on the platform looking to socialize, get entertained, or even get news updates as they happen.

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Branding is not what most solopreneurs think it is. It’s not just a side project that can be done in your spare time, but rather a genuine business necessity that you need to focus on every day. Reports show that 81% of customers buy from brands they trust, while 86% of consumers say that authenticity

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Every few months, I delete a huge chunk of our email subscribers. I don’t import lists; these are all people who asked to be on our newsletters at some point. So why would I say, “Sorry, I’m not going to send you monthly book recommendations, motivational articles, and news about our community anymore?” I’ve Stopped

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Many of my posts rank on the top spot on Google, which means lots of free traffic comes to this site. To get your site ranked high in Google’s search results, keep reading to understand how to increase your odds of hitting those coveted spots. 10 Ways to Get Ranked Higher in Google’s Search Results

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Every so often, someone will say something negative about a comment or post I made, and I feel like trashing this entire site. Why should I keep going when people don’t appreciate it? A press of a button and hundreds of articles would disappear. Then someone will say something positive, and my day brightens again…until

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I recently decided to move forward with a purge on my email subscriber list. It was a tough decision as I’ve worked hard at growing it over the years. I like feeling like I’m helping people by emailing out articles, but I had to face the reality that if some people aren’t opening my emails,

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I was mindlessly flipping through my statistics today. Twitter Analytics: 335K impressions this month, nice!Google Analytics: Yep, traffic to my site is good. Bounce rate down.Shareasale: No new sales since the last time I checked five minutes ago.Amazon: No new sales since the last time I checked five minutes ago, but a fair number of

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This morning I found out that I weigh the same as my personal trainer. We’re roughly the same height as well, and numbers don’t lie, so we’re the same, right? Well, almost. I’ve just got a little more…abdominal muscle. The fact of the matter is that I’ll probably never be as strong as my trainer.

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I consider myself a lifelong learner. I’ve read thousands if not tens of thousands of books at this point, including at one point the entire thirty volume Encyclopædia Britannica set from cover to cover (don’t judge me, I was a bored kid who grew up without a TV and that was before the Internet). Know

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I’m a member of Toastmasters, a leadership and communication development club. When I reached the blogging assignment from Toastmasters, I knew this was going to be straightforward. The task was to create a blog or continue an existing blog, writing at least eight posts during the month, and then share my experience with the club.

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