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We’d like to say a big thank you to all of you who supported us when we ran our survey last November. As we promised, we are sharing the results of the survey with everyone. We asked freelance writers questions that provide insight into our work and industry as a whole and put together the data into one graphic. To give you a quick overview of the results, here is a summary of the key points.
Let me begin by stating the obvious: Tesla is a really cool luxury car. It makes the electric car something that you don’t shelling out some serious money to get. When you see one of the road, it’s practically impossible to ignore. But if you’re a blogger with about $80,000 to spend a Tesla (and, let’s be honest, you’d have to be a pretty successful blogger to be in that part ...
If you’ve been using a free WordPress theme for your site or just want to refresh your design, you’ll be happy to know about our treat this week: a premium WordPress theme giveaway. We’ve teamed up with TemplateMonster, one of the biggest template providers on the web, so that you can have an opportunity to choose any WordPress theme you like from their collection.
Jerusalem will host one of the biggest events for the travel blogging industry in the world. The Travel Blog Exchange Conference will be held in March 2017 and thousands of bloggers, online travel journalists, new media content creators, travel brands and industry professionals will travel Israel’s most noted city. Been up since 6am today, exploring Jerusalem with the #tbexjlm crew.
If you’ve never heard of an SQL injection, don’t worry; it’s a term that only really entered the public consciousness in the last few years. Describing a way for hackers and other criminals to steal data, an SQL injection basically makes let’s malicious people inject bad code into a website’s database and then they can tamper with the website, such as by sending customer detail ...
Anti-Semitic Blogger Found Guilty Of Racial Harassment December 7, 2016 by Meagan Freeman Leave a Comment Joshua Bonehill-Paine is known as a racist serial internet troll, but the hate-filled blogger has finally gotten a serious punishment for his anti-semitic rants. The anti-semitic blogger wrote five blogs that expressed severe hatred for the Labour MP for Liverpool Wavertree.
The dream of getting paid to travel the world has become a recognised and popular profession in recent years with a huge number intrepid of travel bloggers out there right now. With so many writers saturating the web with their tales and tips for travellers, new bloggers tend to follow established patterns and copy the success of others, therefore contributing to the monotonousness of it all.
It seems as if everyday brings new Internet challenge trend, but this beauty blogger’s #FaceFullOfFoodChallenge is extremely bizarre… and intriguing. We’ve heard of using mayonnaise as hair moisturizer and coffee grounds as an exfoliating scrub, but beauty blogger Raychel Newton is taking edible beauty to an entirely new level.
As a blogger, one of the last things you want to think about is your taxes. Unfortunately, the IRS doesn’t care if you’re a blogger or the CEO of a Fortune 500 company. If you earn revenue in any form or fashion, then you have to report it to the IRS and pay taxes. Five Things You Need to Know Whether you’ve filed your own taxes in the past or this is your first year, there are ...
It’s almost expected at this point for the web to work flawlessly. And it’s easy to see why: Titans like AOL and Microsoft are just expected to run their websites and services as they’re supposed to be run. As a result, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that these services are subject to flaws and failures too.
As the holiday season is underway, it is time to start scrambling around to find the perfect Christmas gifts for those on your list. You want something that they will love and something that is practical that they can use. As a community of freelance writers, bloggers and other work at home professions, we wanted to share what should be on your wish list.
You’ve heard it over and over: “You’ve got to have an awesome SEO strategy!” Why? Because everyone on the internet seems to be saying it. Here’s the truth… The random internet people are right this time. Sorry. You actually do need an awesome SEO strategy. We can say this because of the overwhelming proof. DATA: 3.5 billion searches are done on Google every day.
Email marketing is booming. Most smart online marketers are using it, and projections show that it will continue growing. It is insanely profitable, with a 3800% average ROI. For you to make the most of it, you need to use the right tools. Some of the most popular email marketing services include GetResponse and Infusionsoft. They both get the job done and can be greatly automated.
Today, people with decent writing skills can start a blog. But if your purpose is to build a brand, attract a large crowd, and make money along the way, then blogging can be a daunting challenge. Keep in mind that, as a professional blogger, you need to learn different skills aside from writing and editing.
WordPress Adds Google Translate Widget November 29, 2016 by Meagan Freeman Leave a Comment Thanks to WordPress’ newest widget, sites now have more than one hundred languages at their fingertips. The new widget is powered by Google Translate and will allow visitors to translate a site’s content into almost any language you could want.
The Ultimate LinkedIn Cheat Sheet November 28, 2016 by Noemi Tasarra-Twigg Leave a Comment Facebook may have 1.7 million users, Twitter 313 million, and LinkedIn “only” 106 million, but any self-respecting blogger or content marketer knows that the last network cannot be ignored. That is, if you want to build a professional brand that will help cement your credibility in your chosen field.
Amazon Email Scam Has Consumers On High Alert November 25, 2016 by Meagan Freeman Leave a Comment A new Amazon phishing scam is causing some concern among holiday shoppers and the online shopping giant is warning their customers to use caution. Amazon warns that the victims explained that they received an email claiming that there was an issue with a current Amazon purchase.
Department Of Justice Announces ‘Hack The Army’ Program November 25, 2016 by Meagan Freeman Leave a Comment The United States Department of Justice is taking drastic measures to make sure that it websites are secure. The ‘Hack The Army’ bug bounty program will give hackers the green light to try their hand at hacking into sites that are critical to the Army’s recruiting process.
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