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Blogging Tips A-Z: G for Goals

Blogging Tips A-Z: G for Goals | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it
Every successful blogger I’ve spoken to had several failed blogs behind them before they finally honed in on their blogging goals and set up a blog that would achieve those goals.


Like most bloggers I set up my first blog as an experiment. I had a vague idea of what I wanted to write about and a secret goal for my blogging.


Well, we all want our blogs to become bestselling books and get made into movies starring Meryl Streep or Julia Roberts don’t we?


But I wasn’t just hoping to kick start my travel writing career and gain worldwide recognition for my writing. I had a few other goals too:


  • because I’d recently moved from Costa Rica to Australia I wanted to share personal stories so family and friends could follow our adventures;
  • because I’ve lived overseas in eight different countries and travelled to many more I wanted to inspire and inform other women so they could travel more or move overseas too;
  • I wanted my blog to be a fun creative outlet and keep it separate from my web design and web copy writing business.

Can you see a problem here? There are a few of them.


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7 Income Streams of a Social Media Manager & Consultant | Social Media Today

7 Income Streams of a Social Media Manager & Consultant | Social Media Today | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it

Not 1 . . .Not 2 . . . but 7! There's even more than that available but I just thought I would tell you about 7 possible income streams you can benefit from as a Social Media Manager & Consultant. Jobs in Social Media have never been so abundant. Right now with the world economy the way it is businesses are increasingly turning their backs on high cost traditional marketing techniques like print which are down by almost 15% from 2 years ago.

 

Companies in 2011 and 2012 are actively looking toward cost effective ways of increasing awareness and driving custom into their businesses i.e.Social Media. Social Media Managers and Consultants are in such high demand that 69% of UK businesses ALONE intend to take on a Social Media Community Manager in the next 12 months...

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How Much Should I Charge for My Freelance Services?

How Much Should I Charge for My Freelance Services? | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it

Congratulations and welcome to the exciting world of working for yourself. Putting a price on your services is one of the biggest challenges freelancers face. You don't want to set your rate so low that your business won't thrive, and it'll be hard to raise rates later when your business becomes more established, but you also don't want to set them so high you scare off clients. Here's some advice on establishing what to charge. Whip out a pencil and paper, because we're going to be doing some math.

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Leveraging Twitter for Your Freelance Business

Leveraging Twitter for Your Freelance Business | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it

As a freelancer, twitter is without doubt an important tool to spread your word across the web. If you need advices about how you can do it, this post is perfect for you. [note Martin Gysler]


Social media applications such as Twitter can be effectively utilized as a tool for freelancers like yourself to promote your services. In a time when the world is connected through the internet, failing to employ such a simple strategy to connect with your potential and existing clients is a waste of opportunity. Remember that you are promoting to the rest of the world each time you post something in Twitter.


The content then, is what matters. You can update your existing clients on your latest projects and network with freelancers like yourself. In your Twitter, you may link your followers to your professional blog where they can further explore your work and even better, re-tweet it to their own network. All these can bring you more business in the long run as these people go on to recommend you to potential clients.


Here are five possible ways to make good use of Twitter for your freelance business:...


Read more: http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/tips-leverage-twitter-for-freelance-business/

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7 Stress Free Ways To Run Your Blog

7 Stress Free Ways To Run Your Blog | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it

Blogging is great isn’t it? Except you’ve got to come up with new content week in, week out.


Sometimes this can be stressful as you feel the constant pressure to perform. If you don’t want running your blog to feel like being a corporate slave, you’ve got to find ways of easing the strain.


The answer to running any kind of blog, from a travel blog to a freelance writing blog stress free is good planning. Here are my tips...

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Ebook Security - Protect Your Ebooks from Piracy

Ebook Security - Protect Your Ebooks from Piracy | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it
The Virtual Vault is an affordable ebook security solution that protects your PDF and EXE downloads from illegal file sharing.

 

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If you're thinking about pinching pennies by selling your ebook without using an ebook security solution, you might want to think again.. All it takes is one person who legitimately purchases your ebook and then turns around and shares it with their friends, relatives, and co-workers. They, in turn, share it with their friends, relatives, and co-workers, and so on and so forth. The end result? Literally thousands of pirated, unpaid for copies of your ebook are being circulated around the Internet!

 

Ebook Piracy Costs Authors Thousands of Dollars in Lost Sales...

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