Month: March 2013
Blog Standards and Acceptance Guidelines
I picked this up at Clever Girls. I’m not in the US so I didn’t join. But, reading the standards for blogs was interesting. It’s good to see what other people think, what goals they set. Your goals can be different, of course.
As a side note, isn’t it ironic that when they say “about us” they mean US. … Read the rest
Being a Web Writer
You’ve always wanted to be a writer, see your name in print and become known as a source of information on your particular topic. Well, welcome to the Internet. It’s a smorgasbord for writers in here, especially if you can work for low pay awhile.
Now don’t look shocked. There are advantages to writing online, even without getting paid much for your time and trouble.… Read the rest
Vintage Sagittarius Mug
I can’t spend $40 plus shipping on the original mug on Etsy, but I can save the image of it and give the link for someone else to take a look.
Do You Give Readers a Way to Contact You?
Just for fun… next time you are on someone’s site take note of how many times they ask for your email address (newsletter sign ups, site registration, leaving comments, etc.) and then see if you can find an email address or some way to contact the site owner. (Twitter and other social media excluded because these are not direct email contact).… Read the rest
Are Writing Networks Not Worth it?
I’ve decided to gradually pull my content off HubPages. With so many posts being no-indexed (by HubPages) it seems I could make more money hosting them myself running Adsense/ Amazon and keeping 100% of the revenue. I already have the blogs up and in need of content. In trying to write for the networks and have some active presence in their communities I have spread myself thin.… Read the rest
A Just Looking Fee?
What do you think about stores charging people to shop at their locations? You would pay to look around the store, a brick and mortar store, but get the money back if you purchase something.
Here’s what the sign says:
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As of the first of February, this store will be charging people a $5 fee per person for “just looking.”
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