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BloggingPro Job Board Highlights, September 8, 2014

Job board highlightsI hope you’re all having a good Monday morning. Here are the job board highlights, which will hopefully make your start to the week even better.

Good luck!

Arts Writer

Artsy is looking for freelance writers with existing art writing experience, and a background or passionate interest in the arts, to craft editorial pieces around gallery and museum exhibitions, artists’ practices, artist biographies, and art fair coverage.
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2 Potent Web Monetization Strategies You’ve Probably Never Tried

Regardless of how you’ve started publishing online, whether it’s from a childhood passion, hobby or as a result of an experiment, the topic of monetization will always come up; and although it may not be your primary motivation, it’s still worth paying attention and trying something new.

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There are many success stories from bloggers who have made hundreds of thousands of dollars almost by accident as they were blinded by their focused obsession with their topic and didn’t care about making money but ended up doing so anyway. Unfortunately, the majority of writers are not that lucky and need to employ a disciplined approach to delivering quality that their audiences will enjoy. Yet, quality on it’s own is no guarantee for monetary success. Read More

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3 Simple Things to Do to Grow Your Reader Base

Everyone has his reasons for blogging. Some treat their blog as a business. Some blog for their business. Others blog just because they can.

At the end of the day, however, most bloggers want one thing: to have a huge reader base.

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What’s the point of having something to say, and saying it in an awesome way, when there’s no one reading your blog?

You may have a couple hundred, or maybe a couple thousand, readers, but ask yourself if you’re really satisfied with staying at – more or less – the same amount of readers. The chances are that you’re not. You want to grow your blog. You want to grow your reader base, and here are three simple things you can do to get that done. Read More

Categories: Blogging Tips

5 Things to Do When You Don’t Feel Like Writing

We’ve all had those periods when writing feels like a chore instead of an activity that we actually love. You’ve probably proclaimed how passionate you are about writing more than once – especially when you’re applying for a gig – but the “I hate writing” moments do come now and again.

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What are you to do when you just don’t feel like writing? Here are five things that have proven to be effective for me. Sometimes, when I really, really don’t feel like writing, it takes a combination of these activities to get me back on track. Read More

Categories: Blogging Tips

BloggingPro Job Board Highlights, August 25, 2014

Job board highlightsWho’s looking forward to September? Before we get there, though, let’s make this week a great one, shall we?

Here are the job board highlights for you to start the week.

Dating site looking for established freelance writer

The world’s largest millionaire dating site is looking for freelance writers to work with them on writing high quality articles, and publishing them on websites as well.

Responsibilities include:
– Write articles (based on related topics we give you) and link back to their site.
– After you finish, send your articles.
– Publish it on a website.
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Export Google Docs to WP Posts with “Send to WordPress” Chrome Extension

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I don’t know how much you rely on Google Drive, but it is pretty much the easiest and most convenient way of sharing documents between team members. And even if you work alone, there are times when Google Docs is more convenient to use – say, when you’re on the road and you want to make sure you have a copy of a document or post safe in the cloud.

When it’s time to post that article to your WordPress blog, then it’s a simple matter of copying and pasting the content, right?

But what if there’s an even easier way of doing that? Read More

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How Can You Harness the Power of Soft Snippets and Improve Brand Appeal?

Editor’s note: This post was written by Nick Robson, an SEO expert and presently works as a consultant helping out those who need his assistance. He loves writing and combines this passion of his with his knowledge of SEO.

Every business wants to improve the number of visitors to their website and create a brand name for themselves, that’s how you become successful. But doing so can oftentimes be challenging, especially if you are unfamiliar with snippets and how they can be used to increase the appeal of your brand.

Snippets are small pieces of metadata that are gathered based on customer preferences and the services your business offers that are used to help bring attention to your site. Google will actually use these snippets to help provide their searchers with a preview as to what your site/ business has to offer.

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There are a number of great benefits to having quality snippets, as outlined in the Huffington Post’s Use the Power of Rich Snippets to Boost Your Google Ranking. Better snippets can help you to get more attention on search engines and make the links of your business stand out more. Customers want to click on links that offer what they are searching for and deal with businesses that have great reviews. As yourself how often you search for a business that has poor customer feedback? Never, right?! Read More

Categories: General

BloggingPro Job Board Highlights, August 18, 2014

Job board highlightsGood morning! I hope you all had a good weekend.

Here are the job board highlights to start the week on a great note. Good luck!

20 Bloggers Needed for Sponsored Posts

QuickShouts is an online marketplace that connects advertisers with social media influencers and bloggers for sponsored posting opportunities. They are currently looking for high quality bloggers to write sponsored posts regarding a range of different topics related to their advertising partners. All bloggers are welcome to apply, however they prefer those that have an Alexa ranking of below 500,000.
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How to Get Through Low Revenue Periods

A blogger’s professional life is more uncertain than conventional employees. We may have several revenue streams, which is good, as we don’t put all our eggs in one basket. There may be months when we’re flush, maybe even with too much work to handle.

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Then there are those low revenue periods, which are inevitable. Just as awesome months always happen, periods with little revenue coming in are also to be expected. No matter how many clients you have, no matter how many blogs you run, you’re bound to have low revenue periods.

How do you protect yourself from – and get through – these periods? Read More

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Boost Your WordPress Skills with the 0-100 WordPress Starter Kit

WordPress Starter Kit

WordPress has become the blogging platform of choice for many – individuals and businesses alike. With the host of features integrated, not to mention countless plugins that can be used to customize and enhance the final product, WordPress is certainly not to be ignored (although it has its fair share of naysayers).

If you are starting a WordPress site, or even if you already have one, but you want to take full advantage of what the platform has to offer, then you will want to catch this deal from Cult of Mac. Read More

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