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Amassing readers and followers is great – but sometimes the admiration tiptoes over the line from positive to crazy. What starts as a one-sided relationship or professional interaction can turn serious and bring you legal trouble or even physical harm. Being aware of how other bloggers have been stalked and harassed might help you recognize the danger signs as you write your ow ...
These days, it seems like everyone has a blog. In fact, when you take into account the fact that most students are taught to design one before they finish middle school, it’s safe to say that, indeed, everyone really does have a blog. But when you blog professionally, the key to success is moving your site from being “just a blog” to a full-blown brand.
5 Reasons to Add an E-Commerce Section to Your Blog August 29, 2017 by The Blog Herald Leave a Comment Blogs on their own are a great way to curate a customer base and get people interested in your company. However, once you capture their attention, are you fully monetizing it? If you don’t have an e-commerce section on your site, then the answer is no.
As a blogger, SEO can be a very foreign and difficult concept to master. It is for this reason you may decide to ignore SEO altogether. And this is the biggest mistake you could ever make. Your blog needs SEO, without it how will people ever find your website and read your content? Trying to implement SEO tactics to your own blog without preforming the necessary research can l ...
Not surprisingly, the prevalence of social media in the courtroom has risen as more people have adopted it. Everything you post – whether you expect it to be private or public – can come back to haunt you if you take someone to court or are taken to court. People have lost jobs, been refused custody, and been denied disability claims on the basis of social media profiles.
Blogging may seem as easy as sitting down, typing some thoughts out, and hitting publish – but as you get deeper into the practice, you can run into some legal issues you might not expect. Knowing what they are can help you avoid any missteps. Some issues are common sense to people with publishing experience, but others may be a surprise.
The freelance economy is growing and with modern technologies, you can be a successful freelancer. Online writing offers you a great chance to earn more money and get out of debt. You can be a freelancer even if you have a full time job. In fact, you can use the additional income to settle your student loan payments, credit card payments, car loan payments, etc.
What’s better than learning from people who’ve already been successful in business and not people who haven’t? It’s always a little difficult taking financial advisors seriously because they pass along retirement investing advice and yet they’ve never been retired or tried living off their own investments. It’s all theoretical.
Freelancing has become an incredibly popular way for men and women around the world to make money. Freelancing is, in essence, having your own business. It allows you to not just generate your own income, but to control how much you earn. When you freelance, you take charge of your own finances and work life.
Bloggers, like “traditional” journalists, are protected from legal action by a variety of laws. However, they also have unique responsibilities under the law, and not all bloggers are aware of those responsibilities. What does the law require of you, and how can you avoid a lawsuit? The laws discussed below only apply to bloggers living in the United States.
E-Commerce has experienced an explosion of traffic in recent years partly due to the fact that people are now more comfortable buying online than ever. With retailers recognizing this demand, this means that the landscape is more competitive, making it more critical for e-commerce websites to consider the best practices for marketing their websites.
The internet is a great place to do almost anything: make connections, share stories, shop, or run a business. But there’s a risk associated with using the internet, too. You can be the victim of scams designed to gather your personal information, banking information, or anything else you put on the internet.
Bloggers come in all shapes and sizes with different niches, backgrounds, and priorities. It’s the writers who command credibility and experience, though that gain the most followers. As a blogger, having more experience and knowledge in the field should be a top priority. People subscribe to blogs because they like to hear from experts in the niche.
Social media has become one of the most powerful tools in the arsenal of bloggers who want to maximize their online exposure, and to make sure that their content reaches as many people as possible. The great thing about efficient social media usage is that it is an amazing way to spread your latest news, updates and offers to both regular visitors and people who have not heard ...
Blogging is a unique business idea in that it’s possible to start and make money from your blog without investing any money in it to begin with. However, there are some problems which could arise as a result of your not investing any money in your blog. For example, without any funding, you will need to use a free domain name and unless you’re a professional web designer yourse ...
Teaming up with a non-profit organization is a good choice if you want to grow your blog and business. As such, non-profit collaborations are currently on the rise. Want to find out how partnering your blogging efforts with a non-profit can help your blog grow and prosper? Read on! Increase in Audience Size One of the top reasons to collaborate with non-profits is the quality t ...
People who have never worked remotely, who are accustomed to going into the office at the same time every morning and clocking out at the same time each evening, don’t really have anything to base the remote working structure on. However, as bloggers and other remote workers have discovered, being location independent comes with a number of benefits.
Who doesn’t want to have a top rated website these days? The fact that anyone anywhere can have their own domain and web address where they can upload any content that they want is nothing short of amazing, but the difficulty for individuals or groups that want to create a website or blog today is that there is so much noise that they have to fight through for their blog to see the light of day.
Money is a topic many people can talk about all day and into the night. It’s a fascinating subject with promising potential if you address it from various angles. That’s one of the reasons it can be a lucrative blogging platform. Writers can make a profit from sharing their knowledge of the industry. But that means it can’t be a topic for just anyone.
Have you ever tried to set up an online course or membership site? If you want to pull out large chunks of your hair, try it. Although there are various ways to set up an online course, you could end up spending a small fortune, because not only can it be painful trying to get everything to work together, but it’s likely you’ll need to invest in other systems so that you can ...