Follow Your Curiosity, Find Your Passion & Keep it! Here’s How (FS204)

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On the podcast today we interview someone who actually found out how to make his living doing something he loved. And, I swear to god, if he can do it with this niche, there’s at least a chance for you to do it in whatever topic that’s got you excited. Because this guy, Ross Symons, literally makes little paper animals. THAT’S. IT. Origami, that’s the interest Ross pursued. No, I’m serious, ORIGAMI! Little. Paper. Animals. Is there something you’re dreaming of pursuing? Or something that’s growing in interest for you? Chances are, if you’re like a lot of us, you can’t even tell — your life … Read Entire Story

10 Blog Habits to Help You Being Penalized by Google

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Have you ever experienced a Google penalization on one of your websites? Well, I hope you don’t. Because recovery can be quite hard, most of all after Panda and Penguin. Following the official content guidelines will “theoretically” ensure you to avoid any penalties, but you know (most of all if you are blogging since some years) that respecting all the rules is not that easy. Here is a list of 10 blog habits to help you being… Read Entire Story

3 Content Tweaks to Increase Your Blog Traffic without Spending a Penny

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This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan. Who doesn’t like more traffic? Not matter how many monthly blog visitors you have, you still want more. Because more traffic means more opportunities to build relationships, generate leads, close deals and make money. However, the problem with most of the conventional traffic generation advice is that it’s either too expensive or it’s just simply outdated, ineffective and useless. Writing high quality content, guest blogging and … Read Entire Story

Networked Disruption. An interview with Tatiana Bazzichelli

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The book and exhibition ‘Networked Disruption’ highlights the mutual interferences between business, art and disruption. Because it brings together the heterogeneous practices of hackers, artists, networkers, whistleblowers, activists and entrepreneurs, the concept is dense in reflections, provocations and references to contemporary society continue Read Entire Story

Death to Wishy-Washy Reports: Simple Edits to Put the Authority Back in Your Writing

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Posted by Isla_McKettaTrue life confession: Although I’ve worked with some of the smartest SEOs, architects, and CPAs in the business, you couldn’t always tell from their writing. Which is a problem. Because while some of them are client-facing (so the client gets to know their smarts firsthand—either in person or on the phone), some are only known by the lackluster reports they turn in.This is a post about how anyone (whether you’re an expert in SEO, PPC, social media, or even… content marketing) can write a clearer, more persuasive report. And the lessons contained herein can help you with any form of corporate communication, whether you’re… Read Entire Story

SPI 145: How to Become a Contributing Writer on Large Media Sites — From Bread Delivery to Content Delivery with Kimanzi Constable

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Ready to hear an amazing story? Because that’s what Kimanzi Constable has brought with him today. I can’t wait for you to hear how this guy went from delivering bread to becoming an author with 82,000 books sold. Before he got published, Kimanzi worked a job he hated. While working late nights, he listened to podcasts like this one and kept a journal of thoughts and ideas. He got inspired to turn those ideas into an eBook, and he set out to self-publish. The going wasn’t easy though—like any writer, Kimanzi faced plenty of rejection… Read Entire Story