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20 Bad Habits of New Bloggers

20 Bad Habits of New Bloggers

As bloggers, we face a wide variety of tasks each day related to managing and building our blogs. Productivity and efficiency are vital, especially for part-time bloggers. A number of extremely addictive and time-consuming habits stand in the way, though. I’m sure you can relate. We all make mistakes, but...

23 Good Habits of Successful Bloggers

23 Good Habits of Successful Bloggers

I’m sure all bloggers wonder, “How did others make it to the top? If only someone would share the secrets of becoming a popular blogger.” Summing up and categorizing the good and bad habits of highly effective bloggers could be frustrating; you might begin to see that some successful bloggers...

Santa Clause’s Gift for Beginner Freelancers

Santa Clause’s Gift for Beginner Freelancers

The end of the year is almost coming and, all of us, young or old, hope that their good behavior since the last Christmas was noticed and Santa Clause will offer to them beautiful gifts. This part of the year is in the opinion of a lot of people the...

How to Create a Mobile Version of Your Website

How to Create a Mobile Version of Your Website

Web access is important these days, no matter where you are. Your customers’ ability to access your website at their convenience is vital. Making your website user-friendly on a computer is one thing; making it available on a mobile platform is another. The mobile Internet is the next battleground for...

Making a Living or Leaving a Dream

Making a Living or Leaving a Dream

Warning: Reading this article won’t make you a better freelancer or a pro in your domain. The purpose of the post is to make up an analysis about the possibilities of making a living from freelancing. The value of the article could be much diminished if you didn’t put in...

The Mercenary’s Guide to Effective Writing

The Mercenary’s Guide to Effective Writing

Writing is an art, and as with any art, one must properly train for it. I started writing a while back and was really happy with my work, until I noticed readers poking fun at my writing and criticizing every little thing that I did. My articles were not well...

15 Ways to Enjoy Freelancing

15 Ways to Enjoy Freelancing

Freelancers are always in search of some work, so that they can earn something by rendering their services to people from the comforts of their home. Most of us read a lot about productivity, marketing, pricing, customer service, and these aspects of business are all important. But it’s also important...

A Complete Strategy to Write Valuable Content

A Complete Strategy to Write Valuable Content

Every online presence has as a main purpose to be visited by an increased number of visitors or clients. The most important traffic source is represented by the search engines; there is a huge difference, in terms of potential surfers, between a position on the first page and a position...

Get Creative with Your Resume

Get Creative with Your Resume

With the current economy, it’s important for job-seekers to stand out if they want to land a job, whether that’s in the corporate world or a freelance gig. The good news is that if you’re a creative-type, there’s a ton you can do with your resume that will set you...

How to Deal With Demon Clients

How to Deal With Demon Clients

For a full-time freelance designer, hardly a day goes by without hearing about or reading some nightmarish client story. Whether I hear about it in person, by email, over the phone or on the web, one thing seems clear: designers like complaining about their clients almost as much as they...

Turn Your Computer off and Manage Your Sleeping Time

Turn Your Computer off and Manage Your Sleeping Time

Some years ago, a famous adventure game titled Monkey Island (The Secret of Monkey Island, LucasArt 1990, someone else could remember Guybrush Treepwood the mighty pirate?) after the credits of the game clearly said “Now turn off your computer and go to sleep!”. In that case the authors joke about...

Ways to Increase Your Monthly Income as a Freelancer

Ways to Increase Your Monthly Income as a Freelancer

Becoming a freelancer is a way to work at home and be independent without having to start a business. Freelance work varies greatly. Some projects require clients to sign written agreements, while others provide work based on verbal agreements that are enforceable through the nature of the project. Some freelancers...

Monetisation or Trust- What Should You Do With Your Blog?

Monetisation or Trust- What Should You Do With Your Blog?

When we start up a blog or website there’s a specific reason why we do so. Most of us start up a blog for economic reasons: We want to generate revenue. Whether we do this revenue generation through advertising, selling products or selling services it rarely matters. What does matter...

How to Effectively Handle Web Design Criticism

How to Effectively Handle Web Design Criticism

Regardless of where you work or who you work for, taking criticism is part of the job. Sometimes comments demand a response. Other times, ignoring them is better. Determining when and how to respond to negative comments is something that every individual and organization wrestles with. Despite its negative associations,...