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The 5 Types of Blog Monetization: How to Make Money with Blogs

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The 5 Types of Blog Monetization: How to Make Money with Blogs

There are a million different ways to make money with a blog, but they all boil down to 5 basic categories. Before you start any new blog, it’s a good idea to think about which methods you’ll use and how you’ll incorporate them in a way that serves your readers while getting you paid. While you can make money with… 

What is Affiliate Marketing?

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What is Affiliate Marketing?

If you’re just starting to learn about running and monetizing websites, you’ve probably heard the term “affiliate marketing” once or twice. That doesn’t necessarily mean you understand what it is – so consider this a quick primer. What is Affiliate Marketing? Affiliate marketing is a relationship where one person or company (the affiliate) promotes another company’s goods or services in… 

Why Clients Leave

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Why Clients Leave

Over the last 10+ years, I’ve had a lot of clients. Hundreds, in fact. I do not, however, have hundreds of clients now. What that means, of course, is that over the course of my freelancing/consulting career, I’ve lost hundreds of clients.   Losing Clients is a Normal Part of Freelancing Some people have better retention rates than others, but… 

Are You Wasting All Your Time on Weasel Work?

Are You Wasting All Your Time on Weasel Work?

Weasels are adorable animals, but they’re also sneaky. When it comes to your business, weasel work is much the same. Weasel work is all the stuff we convince ourselves we need to do, but which actually keeps us away from the hard or uncomfortable work that makes us money. For example, I’ve known many would-be consultants who easily spend 6 months…