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Freelance Ideas for 2019: Writing, eCommerce, and Self Branding

Freelancing is still one of the best ways to make a living online. There are no education requirements, you can work from anywhere, and your earnings are often almost equivalent to the amount of work that you put in. With all of this in mind, and us being in 2019, it’s important to look at what’s in demand this year and where freelancers should start focusing their efforts. No matter what type of business or service you […]

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Be Like Porsche: Invent Something New

“There is nothing new under the sun.” In a sense, King Solomon was right. Everything “new” we create is merely combination of existing materials. But not every combination of existing matter has been created. And inventions crop up all the time that inspire a new generation of tech. Today we’re going to look at one inspiring story. Porsche. How did Porsche become known as the premier luxury brand they are today? Was it merely the iconic Porsche […]

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You Don’t Always Need SEO to Increase Website Traffic

Search overcame social in 2017 as the top traffic driver on the web. But that doesn’t mean SEO is for you. Sometimes a strategy just isn’t the right fit. That’s ok. There are other ways to drive traffic outside SEM and SEO. Today we’re going to cover those methods. Not All Traffic is Equal If your goal is to merely drive traffic for your website, then fine. You’re probably not going to make much, but you’ll at […]

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Some of the Oddest PPC Ad Targeting Categories on Facebook

You just left a lunch meeting. You had just been talking about how you were excited about the newest NHL team coming to Seattle soon. You open your phone to check your Facebook and up pop ads for ESPN coverage of NHL games. How did they do that? Targeted ad marketing is a funny thing. And sometimes Facebook tracks odd things to figure out what people want. Here’s a bit about the weird things you find in […]

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More Graphic Design Failures You Should Avoid

It’s easy to get deep into a project and not step back to look at the whole picture. You think what you’re making is excellent. The people standing behind you are laughing their asses off. It’s all about perspective. If you’re going to create something that appeals to everybody, you need to look at your project from multiple perspectives. Before we dive into the insanity of bad design, check out these keys to good graphic design. This […]

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Why I Deleted My Facebook App: Why You Should Too

Imagine it’s the year 2000. You’re a freelance writer and you work for every major corporation on the block. A time machine (a TARDIS for you nerds out there), appears in your home office and out steps me. Before you grab your Louisville Slugger, I hand you a special device that both acts as a cell phone and a high-powered PDA (personal data assistant for those who can’t remember). This is before the advent of Facebook, so […]

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5 Badass Women Who Persevered and Built a Business

The entrepreneurial world has been a boys club for a long time. Recently that trend has been changing. The number of woman-owned businesses increased by 45% from 2007 to 2016. They represent over $1.6 trillion dollars in revenue. Are you looking to start your own business? These women will inspire you to push forward and kick ass. Let’s get inspired. 1. Riawna Capri and Nikki Lee In So Cal, high end salons are plentiful. Competition is fierce. […]

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Five Essential Gadgets for the Intrepid Digital Nomad

You finally took the plunge. You quit your job. You bagged a few freelance clients and now you’re ready to hit the road. But you’ve never lived and worked on the road. You feel like you’ll be lost without your wired internet connection, your automatic coffee maker and your house plant named George. How do digital nomads cope with life on the road? Well, today we’re going to tell you about a few essential items you’ll want […]

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