Blogging Tips Part 8 : Don’t Get Discouraged When Writing

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As a freelance writer, you are going to find that you are going to have up and down times. Even if you are the best in the writing industry. Every writer no matter how hard they try are going to have down times over the year. It is important that you do not get discouraged in your down time.

One of the best ways to not get discouraged when writing is take time and do some free writing or what some call brainstorming on topics and ideas. That way when you have time you can still write on your personal blog. In hopes that you will gain more exposure for new clients and web traffic. You would be surprised as to how many clients will come to you after reading your personal blog that is public. However; in this Blogging Tips Part 8 Don’t Get Discouraged When Writing, we are going to go over other things that you can do to help pass the time until your next freelance writing job.

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Watch the News

On the off times that you do not have a client it is best that you take the time and write to keep others informed. There are some that miss the news because of work. However; by taking the time to write a blog on something in the news for instance new medical technology. There are a lot of scientists that are working on new things to help people.

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Or you may find something in the news about the President and the new things going on around the world that you can write about for people. There are a lot of political people out there that do not always catch the political news and you have a way to tell others what is going on and in process you will gain new viewers.

Writing How To Blogs

Writing a How-to Blog is one of the best ways to help people. Even the simplest things need a how to. If you have ever had something that you wish you had a how-to manual there are millions of people with the same issue. That is why if you can write a how to than it would be helping a lot of people.

You will find that by doing just these two things as writer helping others you will have gained a larger amount of web traffic but will also gain a larger profit from your blog. Just remember if you are starting to feel discouraged, you can help people and make a profit while doing it.

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Etsy Shops Are The Way to Shop

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With the economy, the way it has been, everyone is looking for different ways to not spend a lot of money but get nice things for the ones that they love. One of the best ways to do that is to shop online at Etsy. Etsy is an online selling platform that strictly sells things that are handmade. You can find a wide variety of items that are all uniquely made and that are all one of a kind.

One Individual that has some really unique items for that hard to shop for individual is AKAHANDMADECREATIONS ALL of her items on the shop that she has is made to order. While she does have one or two of one item, most of them are made to order. All of the items are made with one thing in mind. “ To make a piece that a person will be proud to wear. Some of the items that she has available right now are;

One of the best parts is you can not only find her on Etsy you can also find her on Facebook too. So, take a look at some of her work. You will be surprised at how much you will save at her shop.

3 Marketing Strategies Every Writer Should Know

As a freelance writer strategy is key. It is important to keep yourself in the loop on the new and updated information in ways to keep your blog and websites web traffic growing on a daily basis. In this blog, we are going to go over the 3 Marketing Strategies that every writer should know or be aware of to become a successful freelance writer
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Write Articles That Attract An Audience

ATTRACT. It is extreme important to make sure that when you are writing your content for your blogs or your website that you take the time to make sure it is information that is going to attract your audience every time. The goal to having a successful website or blog is making sure that your web traffic grows every day.
So when you are working on new things for your blog or website, make sure that it is content that is going to grab their attention not just for a few seconds but to read and possibly comment on your work. The goal at that point is to make them want to come back the next time you have something new.
Write Engaging Pieces
Engage. When you are writing try and keep in mind that you want to write something that is going to be engaging and having people comment on it. But also that they are going to be sharing it on their pages as well. So many freelance writers tend to fall short when it comes to writing engaging pieces. At times, you are going to want to raise a question to your audience to get the response. By doing that a lot of the time you will know what you should write for your next piece to catch more reactions and engaging posts and comments from your readers and others that would usually just view they will comment as well.
Convert to a Returning Visitor
Convert.The Ultimate goal as a writer is to gain more visibility online. Converting someone that is just a viewer to a returning reader may seem difficult. But it really is not. As long as you keep the first 2 key strategies in mind and you follow them, converting your viewers to visitors will not be something that you are going to have a problem with when gaining more returning viewers.

3 Seasoned Pork Loin Recipe

 

Serves 5

Note to cook: Simple and Easy. Feed your family a mouthwatering meal with this pork loin recipe that will keep them coming back for more. Outside coating will be crispy but meat will be tender and delicious.

Ingredients

1 4lb Pork Loin Roast

2 TBSP Creole Seasoning

2 TBSP Rosemary

2 TBSP Thyme

1 1/3 Cup Water

 

Instructions

  1. In a 9×13 pan add your roast and water
  2. In a shaker jar add your creole, thyme and your rosemary. Mix well
  3. Sprinkling the seasoning mix on roast make sure you are not stingy with the spices
  4. Place in oven at 400 degrees for 2 hours.
  5. Enjoy

 

Blogging Tips; Part 3 Understand Seo Optimization

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As a freelance writer, there are a lot of things that are important to remember when you are writing. It does not matter if it is for your daily blog, or if it is for a client that you have. There is always the main blogging tips and tools that you need to make your piece even more visible for other readers or your clients audience.

That is why in this blog we are going to talk about the importance of using Search Engine Optimization. But for many new writers the term Search Engine Optimization sounds a little intimidating. But hopefully by the end of reading this blog it will be a little more familiar with what SEO OPTIMIZATION does for you and your clients

What is Search Engine Optimization?

The definition tern for Search Engine Optimization is  “the process of maximizing the number of visitors to a particular website by ensuring that the site appears high on the list of results returned by a search engine”

Search Engine Optimization is about getting the audience you want organically, as well as free. Seo Optimization is a process that uses algorithms when you use a search engine such as Google, Bing, Yahoo and many others. All that you need to do is finding the right combinations of phrases that are used with the search engines.  Once you find the right combination there are a few other things that you have to keep in mind.

 

What You Need for a Great Search Engine Optimized Article

There are 6 other key factors that you need to keep in mind:

  • Content is King
  • Structure of your article
  • A Trustworthiness
  • Social media account to advertise your work
  • Use location if it is a local piece make sure you put the place
  • Backlinks

By using these 6 things in your articles or blogs your seo optimized work will be read and viewed by more people. In return you get the visibility online that you need. Hope this helps all of the new freelance writers out there that are trying to gain the visibility online.