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The Facebook Algorithm Explained
A few years ago, back when Facebook relatively had a lot fewer users, you would be able to view every post from pages you liked in your timeline. Now, with almost 2 BILLION users active on the site, as well as the insane amount of marketers and advertisers getting their content on ad space on Facebook, there really isn’t enough space to push all content on people’s feeds.
How To Plot Your Story
Writing a novel is no easy process, particularly if you haven’t worked on a full-length book before. The prospect of churning out over 80,000 words, not to mention getting them into some sort of logical order, is terrifying. However, it can be done… with the right approach!
How to Get Started as a Freelance Writer
Seven years ago, I was a mother with a young baby, and we needed some extra cash to make ends meet. Thanks to crazy childcare costs, returning to work wasn’t an option, plus I didn’t want to leave my child on a full-time basis.
The Benefits of Youth
I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this at all yet, but I’m planning on starting freelance work soon. I’ve put starting it off for too long now. The biggest factor that always held me back from starting freelance work was that I always imagined I had to be older, or at least ‘appear‘ older. But being a twenty year old, I am young. So what are the benefits of being young?
10 Mistakes Never to Make As A Freelance Writer
On paper, freelance writing sounds like living the dream. In many ways, it is. You get to pick your hours, set your price, and work on jobs that appeal to you (if you’re lucky). And yes, you get to lounge around in your pyjamas and scoff donuts if you so desire; the freedom’s there if you want it.
The Most Creative Promotional Products
The average person would rather not listen to an argument, but loves to get a free gift. That is why promotional products are among the most popular and successful marketing tools. Of course, when everyone uses promotional products, it takes a little bit of extra creativity to stand out from the crowd. That has some particularly brilliant marketers coming up an impressive set of promotional products that are unique enough to be memorable, but still useful enough to be popular with the people that received them.
The Secrets of Amazon Custom Super URLs
We’ve discussed how to optimize your pages for Amazon searches, how to competitively win the Buy Box, and how to utilize Amazon Sponsored Ads to your advantage. These all work together toward the end goal of gaining visibility and increasing sales. Greater visibility means more sales; more sales mean higher conversion rates, and higher conversion rates mean greater visibility. It’s an endless, positive cycle.
I was contacted by a potential client, who had mentioned something along the lines of wanting to hire an editor, but before she committed to anyone, she wanted to know something; she wanted to know the reason for avoiding the verb “was”.
Ridiculously Overspecialized Jobs
Certain jobs require high qualifications to gain employment. This is pretty obvious. After all, you wouldn't expect to be a neurosurgeon unless you've had years of experience in a given field.
Is College Necessary For Success?
It seems like, for many of us, we were told from the day that we were born that we had to "go to college to succeed." In high school, it's no longer good enough to consider trade school or even enroll in community college; a four-year college degree is the only one counselors tell us is "worth it."
Six Priceless Lessons Job Interviews Taught Me
The first time I went job hunting, I got the job. Here, in Nigeria, where I live and work, this is a hard thing to believe. I could hardly believe it myself.
Amazon Sponsored Ads vs. Natural Organic Sales
Whether you’re a new or experienced Amazon seller, you’re always looking to boost to your listings and brand exposure. Thus, it’s likely you’ve heard of Amazon’s Sponsored Ad Sales as a means to promote your products and company on the Amazon marketplace.