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Avoiding Burnout as a New Freelance Writer: What’s the Secret?

(Today’s post is by Katie Elizabeth, a freelance writer and SEO expert) When you’re first starting out as a freelance writer, it can be difficult to find gigs that pay enough to make a living without zapping your creativity. I believe that any sort of writing has the potential to hone your skills, so you...

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day everyone (and Happy Birthday to my sister Karen)! Today is the day when we are supposed to be more conscious about our environment, but shouldn’t we be that way every day? It is the day the local grocery store decides to use paper bags decorated for the day by Elementary School students,...

Web Hosting for Business

In today’s world, businesses should have an online presence if at all possible. This does not necessarily mean having an actual website, but by all means do so if you can. An online presence may be as simple as a Twitter account or a Facebook page, but whichever you choose be sure it will be able...

Home-Based Business Shout Out with Donna Malone

Good morning! I am enjoying some sunshine today; after the many months of snow we have had it is good to see the sun and feel some heat. I will be going out to do some yard work this afternoon; as much as I can considering there is still a fair amount of snow around. News...

The Differences in Writing for Others

Writing has become my outlet for creativity as well as an income source. There are days when I have what seems like dozens of ideas in my head, but I don’t know which to write about first. As I was thinking about all of the sites I contribute content to, I came to a realization:...

The Write Exchange – Facebook Group

Recently a friend/colleague started a Facebook Group to bring writers and publishers together, called The Write Exchange. The philosophy behind this group is to connect writers looking for work with publishers needing articles written.  The group is a private group and there are no legal safeguards in place, so everyone is advised to use the group...

Residual Earnings Report

I have seen many blogs where the author has posted information about individual earnings. I have to admit it is not something I have personally done, but feel it is time to  do a personal assessment to see just where I stand. It is interesting to see where the earnings come from. Although I know...

Ojolie Animated eBook Review

I have previously done a review on for the Ojolie.com eCard site, which may be found in an earlier post. I now have the opportunity to do another review for the site. In addition to eCards the site now has an animated Christmas eBook available. “The Night Before Christmas” is read by the site’s ‘grandfatherly narrator’ and the...

Ojolie.com Review

Sending eCards has become a more efficient and environmentally conscious way to send cards; not only during the holidays but also year round. Snail mail cards have their place, but eCards are perfect for letting others know you are thinking of them. They also take only moments to customize and send. The recipient can be...

Site Review – Check Page Rank Free

Having the ability to check your page rank directly from your site saves both time and money. You save time by not having to go to a separate site to check your ranking, and money by being able to see if your marketing efforts are bringing traffic to your site.  Check Page Rank Free is a...