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Improve Your Writing With These Editing Tips 1

Teachers, business people, and just about everyone else it seems complain often and loudly that people today (usually “kids today”) don’t know how to write. I’m convinced, though, that a big part of the problem (perhaps the biggest part of the problem) is that people don’t know how to edit. We labor under the notion that good writing flows easily from the pen or typing fingers, and that editing too much will “kill” our work. The best writers know differently, of course — their memoirs and biographies and writing manuals are filled with stories of books that needed to be […]

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YOU CAN’T JUST QUIT YOUR JOB – There Are Seven Things You Still Need To Plan Before Shedding Your 9-5 Look

After what you’ve heard from people that a freelancing career can be very lucrative and enticing, you might want to consider a lot of things first. Sure, it is inviting to be your own boss and work at your own time – even sometime without having to come up with reports that are not really being read in meetings. It can be liberating to finally know you make the decisions about where you want to go in your career. However, you must know that as a virtual entrepreneur there are no guaranteed paycheques and you need to work everything you […]


UNHATING MONDAYS – Three Ways To Reverse Your Attitude Towards The Dreaded First Day Of The Work Week

Arguably, Monday remains the most hated day of the workweek. This is when everybody just gets a thought bubble filled with daunting tasks to finish, and even catch up on from last week, when they haven’t even taken a shower yet. More than half of the working population seems to literally drag themselves out of bed on a Monday morning and dread having to think of what they need to do until the end of the day. This idea of Mondays bringing us down, and making us unproductive can actually be reversed by changing your routine. In three simple ways, you’ll find that Mondays […]

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DO YOU WANT TO BE ON TOP? – Defining The Purpose Of Portfolio Websites & SEO

It’s undeniable that freelancing is a fast-rising career on the Internet. What with several freelance job markets and ad boards around catering to a staggering number of independent contractors, there is no doubt that there should be a project for almost everybody – from writers to web developers, designers, and countless others. I came across a question, just today, in a freelancing discussion board while I was going through my daily routine and I found it to make a lot of sense. Given that as freelancers we want to find the best prospects and work with them on a rather […]


PUTTING THE SPOTLIGHT ON READERS – Getting To Know Your Audience

Of course we have seen how Internet technology has dynamically changed and advanced through the years, and along with it came the conclusion that writing for the World Wide Web will be the biggest trend in authorship. A staggering amount of surveys and statistics have been conducted showing that Internet traffic massively grows year after year. Though print media is still very much around, millions of readers have turned on to the Internet for almost everything that they wish to read about. Add the development of smart gadgets like phones and tablets, and we can be sure that this industry […]

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GET GOOGLE TO FIND YOU – How You Can Make Your Articles Search Engine Friendly 1

Before anything else, I’d like to start by saying that this post is not a comprehensive guide to Search Engine Optimisation, which is a rather complex matter to talk about in a single article. But no worries, we will eventually discuss SEO bit by bit in other articles. This, however, is your freelancer’s guide to how you can make your online content way friendlier to Search Engines. If you’re looking to have Google, Yahoo, and Bing find your articles and index them in their search results – and have them remain there consistently, take the organic approach, which everyone still […]


THE 2014 FEARLESS FORECAST – Upcoming Trends Freelancers Can Take Advantage Of

2013 may have been challenging for you as a freelancer, but that doesn’t mean you’re going to easily give up. You may just have lost focus or have not fully grasped the trends that were last year. Then again, it’s not too late to up your game. The freelancing world is going to stay for years and as we have said in our previous article [CHANGING PERSPECTIVES – A 2014 Forecast on The Emergence of Small Scale Businesses, How To Start One, and Focusing On Sustainable Progress], this should just be any freelancer’s dream – having more jobs generated by […]


IT’S ABOUT TIME YOU GET RID OF WHAT’S KEEPING YOU FROM FREELANCING

A STATISTICS PERSPECTIVE ON YOUR POPULAR FREELANCE JOB OPPORTUNITIES The graphs shown in this entry are based on oDesk’s Job Listings as of 08 November 2013. Whenever I come across a friend, or get introduced to someone, the subject of what I do for a living seems to be a must-bring-up subject. Not that I don’t mind having to tell them what I do. Some of them are gobsmacked that I make a living out of staying at home and being in front of the computer most of the time. While others are not shocked, there are those who are […]


AVIVA’S VIDEO ON WHY CONTENT IS KING

This video is streaming from a third-party website. Please note, iFrontier Solutions does not control the contents, recommended videos, or links that appear on this player. iFrontier Solutions does not own this video nor claims to own it.  New Thinking – Content is King This video briefly explains the importance on CONTENT on your Online Marketing action plans. John Gibbard from Dare, one of the UK’s leading digital agencies, provides some quick tips on how to create engaging content for your website. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-y3GUvOdPo&w=560&h=315]


TEN BEST WRITING TIPS FOR YOUR ONLINE MARKETING CONTENT

Through the years, even before technology has brought us advanced perks of marketing our businesses, the very traditional way of bringing forth our products and services to the market is by simply sending information to people. Marketing experts create printed materials – flyers, brochures, etc. to let the people know what they could do for them. Advertisements are also made through traditional media, together with sending direct mail to a possible group of clientele. The Internet also paved the way for electronic marketing, such as Social Media advertisement, email marketing, and online lead generation by directing people to business websites. […]