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How To Make Money Blogging

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How To Make Money Blogging ( If you have ever thought about being a professional blogger but were afraid that you would never be able to make money blogging or had no idea how to go about it, then this article is for you!Remember: Successful bloggers diversify their income, meaning they make money from a variety of different sources. If you’re willing to put forth the effort into blogging on a regular basis, and as you grow your audience and hone your skills, you can build multiple income streams to earn more and more money. To give a sense of that progression, the various blog income sources in this article are grouped by “beginners,” “intermediate” and “advanced.” This article can help you determine the methods you’ll use to start making money immediately and identify anything you’d like to start working towards. Each item discussed will go over the pros and cons of the individual method, as well as give you some blogging tips that will help you on your way. Before you get started, here are a few things to think about: You will need traffic to see results. This can be achieved by posting on a regular schedule, by reading and commenting on other people’s blogs, and by writing great content. These are basic “Blogging 101” and are the first steps towards building a following. A personal journal is probably not going to make you money. If you want to blog for a living, you need to focus your content on a specific subject, brand, or idea. There is no such thing as a blog ‘for everybody.’ You need to know what kind of audience you’re writing for. The more specific you can be when focusing on an audience, the bigger your audience will grow, because you’re speaking their language and giving them something they want to read. Part 1: Beginners The beginner portion of this article will cover the pros, cons, and tips for getting started with Affiliate Marketing and Display Ads. The difference between the beginner sources of income and the intermediate level is that the latter is going to take more work and will be more difficult to implement; however, the payoff can be greater as well… so, if you are up for it, you will want to read on to part 2. Part 2: Intermediate The intermediate portion covers the pros, cons, and tips for Product and Service Sales, Freelancing and Paid Promotions – Sponsored and Underwritten Content. Tip: A great tip to remember is to make sure that your blog complements your products and services and are both directed at the same audience. For example, if you are planning to write a weight loss book and sell it online next year, tailor your blog to attract people who buy weight loss books and begin building your audience. Part 3: Advanced The advanced portion covers the pros, cons, and tips for Building Your Brand, which can lead to product endorsements, speaking engagements and appearances, and collaborations with other successful businesses. This part is perhaps the most difficult yet most lucrative stage of blogging, Building Your Brand and selling YOU. Click here to start learning how to make money blogging then come back here and purchase a blog!       : Please...

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How To Find That Perfect Domain Name!

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How To Find That Perfect Domain Name! Are you still looking for that perfect domain name? We have five tips that can help: 1. Keep it short and memorable, if possible Since all of the 3 and 4 letter domains are probably taken, start your search with 5 letters but try to keep it under 10, if possible. You should also try to keep it to 2 or 3 syllables. Your goal should be to ensure that it is memorable and easy to type. 2. Choose your residence While it is a preference whether to choose the or the .com as a primary domain name, if you are a business based in the UK and your market is mainly UK residents, then a holds more sway with search engine ranking than any other domain extension, so this is an easy choice. With that being said, it is always good practice to buy the .com too as .com is the standard TLD name extension and the most popular extension on the web. 3. Make it brandable Competition is fierce so having your own strong brand is important. Make sure that name is brandable, make sure it’s available on your chosen social media platforms before you buy it. 4. Don’t rely on keywords Some people buy domain names with keywords in just for SEO purposes. Whilst we cannot really know the ins and outs of Google’s algorithms, we can say that the value of having a keyword or buzzword in your domain name is no longer valued as highly by search engines. 5. Don’t forget the new gTLDs If you haven’t heard of the new top level domain names yet they come in endless shapes and forms. Instead of the classic .com or you can now also choose from extensions such as .business .team .company .tv and many more. If you ever need help purchasing a domain name, contact our sales team. We would love to hear from you and your choices for domain...

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10 Things Every Creative Person Must Learn

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by Chase Jarvis Here is a list of 10 things I’ve learned the hard way that every photographer, designer, creative–hell, every creative person–should know. 1. Experts aren’t the answer. The blogs, the teachers, the mentors, the seminars aren’t the answer. They’re not there to tell you exactly what you need to know.  If they’re good, then they are there to give you some ideas, some guidelines, or some rules to learn and subsequently break.  This isn’t about the expert, it’s about you. In creative pursuits especially…what’s going on inside you is where the answers can be found.  Hear what experts say, but don’t always listen to them. 2. Clients cannot tell you what they need. Clients hire you because they have a problem.  They need a great visual representation of something, a solution.  They think they know the best way to photograph something, but they don’t really.  That’s why they hire you.  Take their suggestions to heart, because they definitely know their brand, product, their vision–perhaps even shoot a few versions of the images they THINK they want to see first–but then go nuts with own vision. Add value. Show them something they didn’t expect. Don’t be a monkey with a finger. Remember why you got hired…that YOU are the badass image maker.  If you are good enough to get selected for the job, you should be good enough to drive the photographic vision. 3. Don’t aim for ‘better’, aim for ‘different’. It’s funny how related “better” and “different” are.  If you aim for ‘better’ that usually means you’re walking in the footsteps of someone else. There will often be someone better than you, someone making those footsteps you’re following… But if you target being different–thinking in new ways, creating new things–then you are blazing your own trail.  And in blazing your own trail, making your own footprints, you are far more likely to find yourself being ‘better’ without even trying.  Better becomes easy because it’s really just different. You can’t stand out from the crowd by just being better.  You have to be different. 4. Big challenges create the best work. If you get assignments that are pushing your vision, your skills, then awesome.  Kudos to you, keep getting those assignments.  If you’re not getting those assignments, then you need to be self-assigning that challenging work.  Give yourself tough deadlines and tougher creative challenges.  You do your best work where there is a challenge that is clearly present and 10 feet taller than you think you can handle. 5. Aesthetic sensibilities actually matter. Go figure on this one… I’m constantly surprised as how much this is overlooked.  Read this and believe it: You must develop a keen understanding of design, color, light, and composition.  To just say “I know a picture when I like it” isn’t going to get you anywhere.  You need to know –for your own sake as well as the sake of your clients who will ask you– WHY a photo is a great photo.  WHY is this one better than that one.  If you don’t have any visual vocabulary, opinion,  or aesthetic sensibility you won’t be able to explain these things.  You won’t get the job.  Or if you do get the job, you won’t be able to explain why your photos are worth...

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