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This is Your Digital Life

This is Your Digital Life (via slashdot)

By 2015, Americans’ ability to access digital media at home and on mobile devices will raise the average volume of media consumed to the equivalent of nine DVDs worth of data per person, per day – not including whatever media they consume at work…


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Should I Write for Myself or For Someone Else?

One of the questions which many online copywriters ask themselves is whether they should keep on writing for other people’s sites and get paid for it or start to write on their own sites which they could make money from.

It isn’t a question which can be answered with a quick and simple “yes” or “no”, so here are some of the points to consider.

Easy Money?

If you are a good, fast writer then you can make a reasonable living from writing for other people. You might never become a millionaire from it but if you want a steady, fairly predictable wage then you get it this way. With your own site things aren’t quite so clear cut, as your earnings could vary greatly from nothing at all to a lot of money. If you like the idea of striking it rich with a huge income then you might like to give your site a go, but it you are happy with safe and steady then copywriting as a job is probably good enough. Read More

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Are Online Social Networks Healthy or Harmful to Your Well-Being?

What does a typical day in your life look like, technology-wise? Perhaps you find yourself waking up each morning feeling as if you simply must check your Facebook and email. And then maybe you decide to send a wake-up message into the Twitterverse…but not before looking at your Myspace account (just in case). After which you spend various moments throughout the day consulting your chosen Smartphone in order to check these social networks, again and again.

Well, you’re not alone. It comes as a surprise to no one that online social networks have taken over many aspects of our day-to-day lives. A reported one-sixth of the planet is on Facebook, Twitter currently has about 175 million users – and most of us can count ourselves among these numbers. People are absolutely addicted to social networking, no doubt about it. So, the question is: are these online social networks healthy or harmful to our overall well-being and happiness? Read More

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Online Earning Myths Uncovered

Does it seem as though every time you turn around, someone else is telling you a story about how they made a ton of money online? What’s frustrating about this is that although you can make a living with online revenue, it’s hard to tell which story to believe and which ones are simply gimmicks. In fact, you can go on nearly any writing site and find people who will tell you how to get rich online but then go into the forums and find those same individuals asking for help and advice because they’re new to the online world.

Before you believe everything you read and follow in the footsteps of someone you don’t know and who really has not earned any credibility, you need to be aware of the truth regarding three popular myths.  Read More

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Bounce Rate and How To Combat It

Google has trained us, as searchers to believe that the top results are the best fit, most relevant and the most likely place to find the answer to our question.  So the top of the search results is right where every site wants to be because, that is where the traffic is.

Google may decide which site is most relevant for a particular search term but it is the searcher who decides if that site is what they are looking for and Google can monitor this through a sites bounce rate. If the majority of a sites traffic bounces away with in seconds of landing on that page Google will monitor this and may decide to recommend another site over yours. Read More

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