A modern business can’t run without hardware, software, and IT management in this day and age, and setting up an office to accommodate the needs of employees can cost a lot. Giving the employees the electronic tools they need requires some serious investment, especially if the hardware or software is specialised. [Read more…]
It’s difficult to survive the period of Brexit and Donald Trump, of Jeremy Corbyn and hostile to Corbyn, without feeling that something has turned out badly with our vote based system. We yell at each different crosswise over consistently augmenting bays of sensitivity and comprehension. We focus on individuals and identities, searching for somebody to fault for our shared incomprehension – “It’s her blame!” “It’s his blame!” – when this exclusive exacerbates the divisions. In any case, consider the possibility that it’s not the general population that is the issue. Imagine a scenario in which it’s the machines through which we progressively convey that are making things go into disrepair. [Read more…]
Everyone deserves a little break once they’ve completed a task. If you’ve published a blog post, take some time for yourself to rest and recharge before you start on your next topic. You don’t have to charter a jet and fly to Aruba to get a little downtime. Avail yourself of something closer to home and you’ll be ready to keep going with your blog once you’ve had a bit of relaxation.
Move a Little
It’s so important to get up and move around from time to time. Recent studies have shown that extended periods of sitting can actually shorten your life and cause physical deterioration. There are certain repetitive motion injuries associated with using a computer or being at a desk all day as well. So take care of your body and make sure to give yourself time to get active after you’ve spent hours working on your blog. [Read more…]
A number of interesting social media tools for bloggers have emerged in 2017, but let’s not forget the power of a solid blogging platform. Without a reliable foundation for your blog, maximizing online exposure through social media is like putting the cart before the horse.
Starting and running a blog that can grow into a business requires specific tools of the trade. Many of which are completely foreign to new bloggers. You have something to say, but putting those words onto a web page isn’t always intuitive.
One of the newest publishing platforms for bloggers has been four years in the making, but all that research and development won’t cost you a penny. Ghost 1.0 is the latest free platform to give bloggers a WordPress alternative.What You Need to Know About the Ghost Open Source Blogging Platform Click To Tweet
Freelancing has its perks: pajamas “all the time”, no water-cooler small talk, no boss breathing down your neck, but it can definitely feel like an isolating gig. Often, while writing or researching, you’ll have questions you wish you could run by a coworker and seek someone’s advice. I’d like to talk about how to create that online community and its importance. I’ll include ideas about reaching out even if you’re on the more introverted side or feel undereducated, the benefits of creating connections, and where to find fellow bloggers.How to Create Your Own Online Community of Bloggers Click To Tweet
We are living in the age of visual content. We are living in the age where engaging imagery has become an integral part of all content marketing tactics. It’s hard, if not impossible, to conceive a blog post today without quality photos since articles accompanied by photos are likely to get 94% more views. Blogging is indissolubly linked to imagery, and this is due to multiple reasons. [Read more…]
First, you create an online store on Shopify.
Then, you spend endless hours to launch products and develop a branding strategy. Later, you begin your advertising, marketing, and promotional efforts.
Finally, people start buying from you, and you keep on growing, year after year.
That’s how it works, right? ASOS-level success in a couple of years?
Wrong! [Read more…]
A lot of people think blogging is a pretty easy gig. Think about it: you interact with other bloggers, sit around on your laptop writing about interesting topics, and don’t even need to put your pants on if you don’t want to. However, blogging is like any other job, paid or not; you need to develop certain skillsets and enter certain networks to be successful.
This is where an opportunity like a writing internship comes in – by working for a company that pushes you to create strong content and interact with professional writers, you’ll learn the tools of the trade and improve your blog before you know it. Here are some specific ways that taking a writing internship can help give your blogging a boost.Why Writing Internships Are an Underrated Way to Become a Great Blogger Click To Tweet
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. Even when you think your information is safe, there’s no way to be completely sure who has access to it now—or who will gain access to it later. [Read more…]
Mobile technology has grown rapidly over the last few years. Today, 94% of the US population has a smartphone. That’s a big number, especially when you consider that only 73% of US citizens have access to a home computer. In 2017, those numbers are predicted to get even farther apart.
Bloggers who choose to invest in mobile technology, even if it’s a small investment, will see the benefits. In fact, this year is predicted to be the year that we see a significant number of bloggers, large and small, make the shift to a focus on mobile. [Read more…]