A Hungarian psychologist named Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is recognized as the leading researcher of “flow,” or that state of mind where you are completely immersed in your work, experiencing high levels of focus, productivity, and creativity. As bloggers, we strive to reach and maintain a flow, battling against a slew of distractions during everyday life.
Research shows that environment and mood can either aid or disrupt our flow state of mind. The following tips explore ways to decrease distraction and clutter, so that you can reach your maximum work potential as a blogger. Read More
It’s the last week before Christmas. Has the craziness gotten to you yet?
Here are the last of the job board highlights before we go on holiday break.
Smartbaking Inc. is looking for a health oriented blogger. To be more specific, a blogger that has great knowledge of food and nutrients, vitamins, minerals etc. The company is a health food manufacturer of a gluten free products. So the blogger needs to know about the Gluten-free industry.
Selling and buying intangible products was an unheard-of concept as little as a decade ago. Virtual items you never got to hold in your hands would have been feared as a possible scam if someone had proposed the idea in the 1990s.
That’s all changed. With the entrance of eBooks, online movies, software apps, and video games that are either downloadable or available for play on social networks such as Facebook, there’s an ever-growing market of shoppers who are queueing up to purchase digital goods.
For the seller, it’s a great opportunity to become creative with products — without assuming the costly overhead that’s inherent with physical objects and their inventory.
Here are five top tools to help you sell virtual products, along with their SEO capabilities (or lack thereof). Read More
An infographic looking at the keyboard shortcuts for Video Symphony editing software.
Via: Video Symphony
Marketing is defined as the “business of promoting and selling products or services, including market research and advertising.” Traditional marketing firms include print, television and radio ads. Other traditional marketing firms are print, visual and audio interviews with business owners. The larger the media platform, the better. For example, landing a feature interview on Good Morning America (GMA) or CNN can put you and your business in front of millions of viewers, giving you the chance to introduce your products or services to a larger number of potential buyers.
As we face the end of the year – and the start of a new year – I am sure that changes are in your mind. And, if you’ve been looking at the same blog for the past 12 months, you’re probably considering starting 2014 with a new look, or at least some new elements. Sure, a blog redesign is not uncalled for at the time of the year.
Of course, a blog redesign isn’t something you go into just because you can. (Although that’s a good reason as any, sometimes.) If you want your efforts to bring good things your way, take a look at these tips that will supercharge your blog redesign. Read More
Every blogger who uses Adsense knows just how much traffic you need to make considerable earnings. Some say it’s not that easy. Others say you just have to know the tricks of the trade.
Would you like to know how to double your Adsense earnings just by spending 5 minutes a day on working at it? There are several factors that come into play, factors which you need to pay attention to. Just by tweaking, testing, and making more adjustments, you just might double your Adsense earnings.
Here is a quick reference guide on how to do this. Read More
Good morning! Here are the job board highlights from this week.
Wanted: a skilled blogger and social media writer who can produce unique, high quality articles on a blog and social media network. This position will require a passion for fashion and wedding industry and the ability to produce beautiful work visually.
Since blogging became popular on the internet over a decade ago, there’s been no end to blogging platforms to help us get our message across to our readers. In recent years though, there’s been a clear favorite and that’s been WordPress. It’s not hard to see why it’s been the favorite for so long, after all it’s incredibly easy to use and extremely flexible thanks to the myriad of plugins available. While WordPress offers everyone a way to blog, it’s not perfect and it hasn’t really changed much either. It’s offered the same set of features for years now. Familiarity is great, but when it starts to kill your buzz you know it’s time for a change. Read More
Online video is an excellent communication tool that is used in a variety of contexts. Similar to almost any other form of online content, there are some inherent disadvantages seen in online video. Also similar to almost any other form of online content, there are practical solutions for most issues that arise with online video. Combat common challenges with easy solutions.
Below is a list of the most common challenges with online video and corresponding solutions: