10 signs that the Internet hates you

What- did I really just say that? The entire internet itself can’t hate someone,and why would it pick on little old me? Please,say it ain’t so.

It might be…If you’re not ‘feeling the love”from the energy you put into your niche blogs,there might be a reason.

Over the past 3 [...]

In Defense of Schizophrenia in the Online Workplace

So- I found a great website about working at home. The articles were informative,relevant and interesting. I decided to follow the site’s owner on twitter,because there was an icon in the sidebar.

Once I saw her twitter homepage,though,I changed my mind.

Her twitterstream was filled with horrific news stories,not helpful [...]

Philosophical Niche Blogger Battle

And I don’t mean to use the word “battle”in a war-like sense,I just mean that there are two different philosophies niche bloggers should be aware of,and maybe they’re wrong and maybe they’re right,but the speculation is interesting. And I want to add mine so that there’s really three.

OK so today [...]

Q- How much time should you spend promoting your articles?

A- none.

I know there are advocates out there for massive article-promotion campaigns,but I’m not one of them and I’ll tell you why.

#1- your article is REALLY only interesting to a few people- people who SEARCH google,yahoo,bing,etc for that information. If your SEO is on target,they will find it. [...]

Hubpages &Squidoo

I got a message from a facebook friend,asking me if I knew anything about Hubpages. here’s my lazy-@$$ pasted answer:

I have an account there but I haven’t written anything yet. It’s very similar to Squidoo in the way it’s laid out. I have an account at Squidoo,too. Both of those sites have [...]

Purpose of a Business Plan for Writers

The purpose of a business plan is to keep a company focused on its objectives and to provide a record of goals and show the plan for reaching them. A business plan shows investors and lenders that you’ve got your act together.

For a writer,going through the process of [...]

Saved by the [browser,bell]

Ok- that weird symbol thing in the title can be explained. When a client asks you to “spin”an article,you’re supposed to give them interchangeable words in brackets,so that they can turn your article into an infinite number of identical-ish articles just by spinning it.

Here’s an example:

I went to the mall [...]

WAHM Writer Message Boards

Maybe I’ve already made a post like this somewhere,but the topic came up again today on one of my favorite WAHM writing message boards,so I just had to share. Here are some message forums that you can use to network with other wahm writers. Share leads,talk about the wahm writing industry,and [...]