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Blog Promotion for Dummies: How to promote your blog

Blog Promotion for Dummies: How to promote your blog

Starting a blog is fairly simple, open an account with a popular blogging site, select a name, populate a few posts and you are ready to start sharing. However, one of the things that is probably overlooked more than anything is properly promoting a blog as a means of getting…

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Blog layouts that draw attention to old blog posts

Blog layouts that draw attention to old blog posts

Bloggers are all too accustomed to their hard work being relegated to the archives of their blogs to never be seen again. However, there are some blog layouts as well as some tips and tricks that can help draw attention to old blog posts. Chances are that in spite of…

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Best ways to create great online articles

Best ways to create great online articles

More people than ever before are turning to online writing as a way to express themselves and in some cases, to earn a living. This means that new writers need to understand the best ways to create great online articles. Creating great online articles requires some basic skills that nearly…

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Best places to look for freelance writing jobs

Best places to look for freelance writing jobs

There are numerous sources available to writers who are looking for freelance writing jobs. Initially, a freelance writer must decide early on whether their interest lies in creating a base of clients or writing for paid-to-write sites.  This preliminary decision will determine in large part the best places to look…

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Benefits of using your blog as an article directory

Benefits of using your blog as an article directory

Freelance writers who have taken advantage of paid to write sites such as Article Document, Bright Hub and Suite 101 have retained most of the rights to their articles. Since these sites all offer a pay per view option that allows a writer to earn ongoing revenue from their work,…

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Benefits of creating a freelance writing team

Benefits of creating a freelance writing team

Saving time, adding a voice, and keeping fresh content available to readers. These are the best three reasons for creating a freelance writing team. Blogs always need fresh content and new traffic and a freelance writing team can help provide that.  Here are some other benefits of creating a freelance…

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Benefits of creating a freelance writing directory

Benefits of creating a freelance writing directory

Freelance writers could be missing a great opportunity to earn additional money from their articles. It is not difficult to set up an article directory using a free blogging platform.  Blogger for example allows you to create a blog free of charge and incorporate AdSense, Kontera and other advertising programs.…

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The benefits of blogging for freelance writers

The benefits of blogging for freelance writers

If you are a freelance writer, you may be wondering what the benefits are of blogging. Some freelance writers feel that blogging takes away from the time that they could devote to working on assignments, or looking for new assignments. Rather than looking at blogging as a “misuse of time”,…

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The benefits of bidding sites for freelance writers

The benefits of bidding sites for freelance writers

If you are between clients and you are looking for additional work as a freelance writer, a bidding site may be the answer to your predicament.  One of the challenges that many freelance writers face is filling in the time between long term assignments ending and new ones starting. Here…

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Basic steps to starting a freelance writing career

Basic steps to starting a freelance writing career

If you are considering a career as a freelance writer, there are some basic steps that you need to take to launch your career.  Each step is important to your overall success.  Freelance writing can be a very lucrative trade if you proceed cautiously and know your limitations.  Time management…

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Mistakes in article marketing to avoid

Mistakes in article marketing to avoid

Marketing with articles may be one of the best nearly free options for promoting a website or a product. The only cost associated with article marketing is time, unless you are hiring a freelance writer to produce your content. Before you begin marketing with articles, it is important to know…

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10 tips for beginner bloggers

10 tips for beginner bloggers

Blogging is a great way to earn money, to share knowledge and to promote a small business. Statistically however, blogs are abandoned at a rate that is almost staggering because bloggers often have unrealistic expectations about their blogs. With the number of blogs that already exist online, beginner bloggers could…

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5 steps to boost Google AdSense revenue

5 steps to boost Google AdSense revenue

If you are hosting a website or a blog, you may be wondering what the best ways are to boost your Google AdSense revenue. Since Google AdSense offers free registration, it is an easy to use option for increasing income. These five steps will help you boost your Google AdSense…

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Costly oDesk Profile Mistakes

Costly oDesk Profile Mistakes

There are many mistakes you can make on your oDesk profile but some of them can be far more costly than you might think. There are some profiles I’ve seen recently that have made a number of errors that as a client at oDesk I would pass right over and…

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Evaluating Online Business Opportunities

Evaluating Online Business Opportunities

The Internet has opened up several online business opportunities that can turn into full-time income generators. While there are many legitimate online business opportunities, many more are frauds. When researching opportunities, research will help ensure the opportunity is legitimate. Some of these include: Contact information Numerous companies offer affiliate marketing…

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