In one of our previous posts, Fast Facts about Digital Branding, I mentioned that people tend to think that Branding is all about visual identity, but that any brand (irrespective of whether it is a personal or a business brand), is the sum of people's experience of you. I also indicated that how people experience your brand online matters and that in the midst of this Digital Revolution, so to speak, you need to pay attention to the digital branding of your personal brand (or that of your company).Read More
I have been writing (in some form or another) for my entire career which spans more than 30 years (yes, ok – I am THAT old :)). I have obviously gained a lot of experience, which I am very thankful for.
After all of this experience with writing (which includes writing and publishing a historical romance novel), I can honestly say that nothing has been so fulfilling than starting a Blog and creating content for that Blog. This has however not been my only source of income (yet).Read More
The Resumé (see a mockresume for your easy reference) you submit to a recruiter is how you make a first impression to your potential new employer. Obviously, you will want it to wow recruiters, and leave them wanting to know more. The single most challenging thing about the job search process is getting a recruiter interested in you just by this one-page document.Read More
In part 1 of this article we considered the primary needs to get a blog up and running. You will recall that we considered a domain name, a server and WordPress.
In this part of the tutorial we will see how to register a server and domain in your name and how to install a fully functioning WordPress installation on your server.Read More
From dreary nine-to-five jobs to repetitive freelance gigs, the desire to work in a fulfilling, purpose-driven career is not new in today’s demanding marketplace. Finding a fulfilling career may seem like a drastic change for some, but for the majority of us, a small intentional change could push us in the right direction. Wherever you are in your professional journey, here are three tips to take a step towards a new, fulfilling career path.Read More
If you are like many of us, you may have been toying with the idea to start your own blog for some time but could not get down to doing it. Most of the people we meet who have an idea of starting a blog feel that it requires a deep understanding of the technology involved. For others, the costs to hire a website designer/developer to develop and design a blog is a huge put off.Read More
I completely understand where you’re coming from. I was one of those big ‘doubters’ that it is at all worthwhile to include emails as a marketing channel in my overall marketing strategy. After all email marketing is dead, right? Wrong! Email Marketing is by far the most effective marketing tool that you can deploy in your entire marketing arsenal.Read More
You will remember that I said in my last post that there are a lot of good reasons why you would want to be a Freelance Writer. You can do what you love, in your own time and you can do it from home. What’s more is that people will pay you to write for them, or you can even start your own Blog and make money from that.Read More
So, you want to become a Freelance Writer? Making the decision is not that difficult. There are a lot of good reasons why you would want to be a Freelance Writer. You can do what you love, in your own time and you can do it from home. What’s more is that people will pay you to write for them, or you can even start your own Blog and make money from that.Read More
People tend to think that Branding is all about visual identity. When you think of branding in the traditional sense, you think about logos, colour schemes and corporate identity indicators like letterheads and business cards. You won’t be wrong if you think this is what branding is. Think for example of brands like Nike and Coke a Cola. Their logos and colour schemes do inspire what you think of them.Read More
I use Divi simply because they hold elegance at their core. The Freelance Writing Blog (this Blog) has been designed and developed using Divi. I like Divi, because you can purchase a lifetime license and build your own websites over and over with the Divi Builder, and because they also have a vast range of beautifully designed Themes which you can customize to suit your needs. This is what I have done with this Blog of mine.Read More
Now you have designed and launched your Blog and you are Blogging a storm, but how are you going to get your Blog in front of the eyes that will click on your affiliate links and buy the Products that will generate the income you need?
We are so lucky that we are living in a digital age. When I grew up and started working, there weren’t event that many computers around and a fax machine was a terrific invention!Read More