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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 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”.
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.
Everything You Need To Know About Enhanced Brand Content
Enhanced Brand Content is making a splash in the Amazon seller world. In early November 2016, Amazon officially announced their Enhanced Brand Content tool for Professional Sellers, who are looking to communicate a better sense of their brand through detailed, superior product listings.
How To Make a Great First Impression
Many people think they know how to make a great first impression, but still don't quite manage to wow recruiters at job fairs, networking events, and other major job venues. The reason why these people never quite get the job they deserve is due to a bad first impression.
The Prison Called 'Social Media'
Facebook begun in 2004, although before the emergence of Facebook, social media like SixDegrees.com (1997), Blogger (1999), Friendster (2002) and MySpace (2003) was already in existence. But Zuckerberg’s App was the network that changed social media forever, it brought the world together, it solved the problem of distance. Yes, Facebook is good, Snapchat as well, Instagram too and Twitter but we ignore the possibility that we could be slaves of these Apps but the question is how?
Bullying Bosses Beware!
It is the very classic childhood fairy tale that someone who was considered ugly at school, never picked for a team, later on becomes stunning, with a very happy successful life. Even Einstein was kicked out of his math class for daydreaming. Nowadays workplace bullying is becoming as common as playground bullying, the same scenario happens in the working environment too. When someone gets dismissed from a job, bullied out of it, or passed over for promotion this can be the making of them.
The Importance of Customer Service
From Siri and Alexa to self-driving cars, robots have taken over our modern world, including business and HR functions. While mechanizing these processes may be useful in some areas, digitalization in customer service has been shown to decrease service quality. This can create dissatisfied customers, wasted time, and lost profits. When you invest your time and money into a company, you want to ensure that your needs and expectations are met. More and more studies show that these expectations are sorely unmet with automated services.