I want to congratulate you for paying interest in blogging. Even when you don’t pursue a ‘blogging career’, you still need one to start working on your content marketing as a freelancer or business owner.
Or, it may help you get your dream 9 to 5 job, as it’s a good representation of what you’re capable of, and who you are.
You don’t want to know how many job offers I’ve had since I started blogging 16 years ago! And it brought so much joy in my life, crazy opportunities and more – than I can only suggest you start a blog ASAP!
There are upsides and downsides of working as a freelancer. You don’t have to answer to a boss, and you decide what work you do. But that’s not the whole story. There are challenges and difficulties that you will face as well.
So, you need to make sure that you are aware of the key financial difficulties associated with freelance working. After all, making money and earning enough to live off is what it’s all about.
So you’ve thought up a fantastic business idea that you think is flawless. You’ve run the idea past friends and family members and they all think that it’s a great idea. Even your old business partner and work colleagues think that it could work, so you decide to set the wheels in motion by approaching banks, hiring a few people and getting the word out there.
Sadly, things might not pan out as you think. Most people might realize that they’ve jumped into the deep end and failed because they underestimated what it takes to grow a business, while others might be troubled because they’ve realized that they targeted the wrong audience. Once such concern that many startups typically face is differentiating between business and consumer markets. Some startups find that while they initially target the consumer, their products might be better suited for businesses or vice versa.(more…)
One thing that all budding entrepreneurs have in common is trying to compete with the big boys that have already established themselves in the business world. It’s very likely that you will have some sort of competitor no matter what line of business you’re in, and when you’re new to the game it can be difficult to stand out and get yourself noticed. So, how do you, when you’re new to the game, grab the attention of your desired audience to ensure that your business is going to survive? We’ve got some incredible and powerful ways to get your business noticed, so check them out!(more…)
As an entrepreneur, it’s likely that you’re looking at your salaried friends with just a pinch of envy over the coming weeks. Many of them will be taking some time off for the holidays, and getting some much needed face-time with their spouses and kids. Moreover, they may mention in passing how things are “winding down at work” and they’re basically treading water until the holidays roll around. Of course, as an entrepreneur you have no such luxury. You can’t afford to take your foot off the gas, as this important final quarter of the year draws to a close. (more…)
Being productive and efficient is the best way for a business to grow and be successful. Increasing these can be tricky as a small business is a complex venture that is made of the owners, customers, employees, and lots of other things. Getting everything running smoothly can be a daunting task, but increase productivity and most other things will fall into place. (more…)
I’ve finally visited Morocco on my own and I fell in love with the beautiful country! I didn’t have the pleasure to travel around this time as it was just a quick solo trip, but I’ve fully enjoyed Taghazout and the area! (more…)
Most people tend to curl up in a ball and shrink into hibernation at this time of year. This has happened to you before, but you have always found it quite difficult to bounce back again, especially after indulging during the holiday season. You want to keep yourself looking chic during the winter months, whether you’re cooking fresh food or updating your wardrobe. Some say it’s quite easy to feel fabulous during the summer months, but feeling sexy in the winter is a whole new story. All you want to do is sit on the couch, eat potato chips and watch the latest Netflix release, but here are a few things you should really be doing. (more…)
Marketing your business can be a challenge at the best of times, and that is why you need to have some sort of strategy under your belt. Knowing what you are going to be doing in terms of this area is going to give your company an advantage. That is why it is important to have a plan and to have a few different marketing strategies in order to reach the greatest volume of people. If you aren’t sure how to do this, you don’t need to worry because this article is going to give you all the help that you need to market your business successfully.(more…)
Becoming a blogger has shaped your life in ways you never thought would be possible. You wake up every single morning absolutely loving what you’re doing and you have never looked back. You realize you still have a long way to go when it comes to achieving your long and short-term goals.As a solopreneur you strive every day to make yourself stand out in a busy and crowded market, whether you’re creating innovative content for your website or you’re scheduling your social media for the week.
In your mind, every blogger is pushing to reach the same sort of goals, no matter what their specialty or niche topic may be. Every blogger wants to have loyal followers, marvelous career satisfaction and lots of money! Even if a blogger insists they’re not in the industry for the cash, they are still hoping to make some sort of income from what they do. That’s not to say that bloggers have no integrity; there are so many awesomely passionate, kind, well-meaning bloggers out there who want nothing more than to change the world and spread their message. The online world needs a lot more people like this, who are out to do well. No matter what stage you are at in your blogging career you might find it useful to explore what the most common types of goals amongst your industry are. Check them out and see how close you are to achieving ultimate career satisfaction and blogging success.