The gig economy has changed the way people work, and it has transformed the world of business. Whether you are a full-time participant in the gig economy job market or just an occasional freelancer, you understand the freedom and flexibility this lifestyle can provide. At the same time, you understand that freelancing and gig work can be uneven, and that the money you earn … [Read more...] about 10 Smart Ways To Market Yourself As A Freelancer (in the Gig Economy)
When someone leaves a bad review about your business, it can feel like a punishment of the worst kind! In this article, we're going to discuss reasons for why someone would leave you a bad review, and what you can do about it. There are many reasons that can come up for getting a bad review. It's becoming an unfair world out there! The sad truth about customers is that they … [Read more...] about Get A Bad Online Review? Here’s What To Do
Online reputation management. This term has been thrown around quite a bit in recent years, along with a slew of web-based information that isn’t always the most accurate. (It's also referred to as Brand Online Reputation Management.) Shocking, right? In the spirit of restoring journalistic excellence to the web - let’s explore the factual side of this ever-evolving … [Read more...] about What Is Brand Online Reputation Management?
SEO is short for Search Engine Optimization and is actually not as intimidating as you'd think, once you invest a bit of time learning the basics of an effective SEO Strategy. Search Engines will be one of the biggest and free sources of referral traffic for readers to discover your blog. The most popular search engines being Google, Bing, and DuckDuckGo. Depending on … [Read more...] about A Beginners SEO Guide For WordPress Bloggers
In this guide, we’re going to discuss some hacks for removing bad Yelp reviews. These techniques can also be used for removing fake ones too! The most common types of businesses I see on Yelp tend to be restaurants, retail stores, beauty salons, personal services, and professional services. Most of these businesses have a lot of local customers, which makes the potential for … [Read more...] about 5 Steps For Removing Bad Yelp Reviews
We’ve all experienced the pain of having to track receipts or reconcile our bank accounts with our monthly bank statements, then send if all off to the CPA for our yearly tax filings. Because this pain exists we need to pick our accounting software wisely, and there is a saying over at Wave Apps, it reads: “Let’s not complicate this!”. The price is not complex either; it’s … [Read more...] about Wave Apps Cloud Based Accounting, an Honest Review!
Once you set up your WordPress blogging site you'll need to add additional functionality at some point. This is where plug-in's come into play. WordPress Plug-ins will allow you to customize Wordpress without having to code anything. You'll be able to add in features for contact forms, spam control, social media buttons, meta tags, and much more. Below I'll list my favorite … [Read more...] about My Favorite WordPress Plugins
There's more to launching and setting up a new blog than just choosing a name or a theme. Starting your first blog can be frustrating and a drawn-out process, without the right plan. Reviewing the below steps will save you tons of mental energy and frustration while getting your new blog launched. You won't have to bang your head against the computer screen over and over … [Read more...] about My 10 Step Plan For QUICKLY Launching A New Blog
When you're starting a new blog it can be a challenge writing and creating content for it. Especially if you're not already a writer or passionate about writing. Below I'll share a few thoughts to help you decide whether you should hire a professional writer, or do the writing yourself. Related Posts: 6 Easy Steps For Writing & Creating A Blog Post [short and long … [Read more...] about When To Hire A Professional Writer For Your Blog
Can you remove negative feedback from your eBay profile? I have done it! Friends of mine have done it! A word of caution, however, there's no guarantee of an exact system to getting it done. Don't ever listen to someone who says it can't be done either. There are a list of things you can try and have some moderate success removing negative feedback. Moderate success, in my … [Read more...] about How to Remove eBay Negative Feedback [Two Real Case Studies!]