What It Really Means to Be a Successful Blogger

What does it mean to you when people talk about “a successful blogger”? Do you conjure up images of bloggers excitedly rolling around naked in a huge stash of cash because their sales just come rolling in? Or do you think being a successful blogger means receiving thousands of page views per day and having … Read more

Reflections on Brexit and Why I Chose Freelancing Over Job Stability

Brexit is the word on everyone’s lips these days. And people are wondering why on earth did the UK vote to exit the European Union. Many believe that the move was an error that will have long term negative implications. Me, I’m still not yet quite certain what I make of it all. There are … Read more

How to Install Alexa Traffic Rank Extension

The Alexa traffic rank extension is a very useful tool for measuring the average amount of traffic and pageviews that a particular website or blog receives over the last 3 month period. Each website is assigned a rank based on the combination of traffic and pageviews received by that site. The rank can range from … Read more

How to Develop a Winning Blog Strategy

For those bloggers who hope to use blogging as an income-generating tool, it is important to have a winning blog strategy. A winning blog strategy is one of the best determinants of blogging success. You see, success doesn’t happen by chance. Success in blogging happens with careful planning and purposeful execution. Anything less will not … Read more

6 Freelancing Goals Every Freelancer Should Set

Freelancing goals are essential for freelancing success. Anything great that was ever accomplished very likely started as a goal. Not just a dream, but a written tangible goal with an accompanying plan of action. As a freelancer, the better you are at goal setting, the more likely it is that you will accomplish something worthwhile … Read more

7 Habits of Highly Ineffective and Underpaid Freelancers

I’ve come a long way baby! When I just begun freelancing, I was among the most highly ineffective and underpaid freelancers there were. But it wasn’t by chance that I found myself in that position. I was in that position because of my poor work habits. Habits are powerful and it’s our habits that ultimately … Read more

The Real Reason Female Freelancers Earn Less

What many of us female freelancers regard as sexism and discrimination is really self-discrimination. And we need to stop stabbing ourselves in the heart and then turning around and blaming the world for stabbing us in the back and for not paying us what we are worth. I have written previously about gender discrimination in … Read more

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