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Lessons Learned during the first six months of being a Freelancer

Lessons Learned during the first six months of being a Freelancer

Just over 6 months ago, I quit my full time job and dived straight into the world of freelancing in order to make a living. Sounds great, right? Well, I won't lie, it is great, however I've learned a lot of new things during these past 6 months and I'm sharing my own tips for new freelancers in this blog post. If you've started freelancing recently and you've come...

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Ezoic Review – Increase Ad Revenue on your Blog

Ezoic Review – Increase Ad Revenue on your Blog

I've been using Ezoic for 5 months now so it's about time I gave a fair an honest review. When I first heard about Ezoic, I thought it was too good to be true. I would usually choose Mediavine for a website when it starts to get substantial traffic. However, one of my sites was not eligible for Mediavine as it's not in a niche they currently support. My AdSense...

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6 Ways to Make Digital Marketers & SEOs Want to Facepalm

6 Ways to Make Digital Marketers & SEOs Want to Facepalm

I've worked in various digital marketing roles across multiple projects, creating content and general SEO work for well over 10 years. This article highlights a few of the SEO facepalm moments I've had over the last decade! I've had some pretty strange requests over the years. Generally, someone will have heard a tidbit of advice without any context and ask their...

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5-9 Club Review: Support for new Businesses in Wales

5-9 Club Review: Support for new Businesses in Wales

In August 2019, I signed up to attend the 5-9 Club in Caerphilly; an 8-week course held once a week in the evenings for new business owners to learn new skills, network with like-minded people and gain support. This article will give you a better idea of what to expect from these sessions and help you decide if it's right for you. This review contains my own...

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WordPress Speed Tips you can Actually Use

WordPress Speed Tips you can Actually Use

If you're a blogger or your business's website runs on WordPress, you'll probably know that it's super important for your website and its content to load fast. Nobody likes a slow website, right? Sure, your site might load lightning fast in your house where you have fast Broadband, but your customers could be using slower connections and they simply get fed up with...

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Visme Review – A Canva & PiktoChart Alternative?

Visme Review – A Canva & PiktoChart Alternative?

For the past few weeks, I've been using Visme. I was provided with a complimentary premium account with Visme (a free version is also available) to use its full range of features and give an open and honest review on the Visme user experience and how it compares to other tools on the market. This article contains a detailed review of Visme, to help you decide...

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Why I quit my job to run an online business

Why I quit my job to run an online business

I quit my job recently to become self-employed. I've always had multiple income streams, usually centred around one main salary (from a full-time job) and a few other trickles of income. That was always the problem, my secondary streams were never more than a few hundred pounds per month. In 2019, I grew out of full-time work. Seriously. I've been working solidly in...

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Pinterest Marketing Basics for Businesses & Bloggers

Pinterest Marketing Basics for Businesses & Bloggers

If you want more traffic to your blog, website or ecommerce store without spending heaps of cash (who doesn't?!) then Pinterest could be the answer. The chances are, you've probably used Pinterest at some point in the past, perhaps you've used it to look at ideas for redecorating your bedroom, nail art inspiration or tips for making your kid's next fancy dress...

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The Biggest WordPress Mistakes to Avoid

The Biggest WordPress Mistakes to Avoid

I've been working with WordPress sites for over 10 years now. From large sites with thousands of pages to tiny 5-page business websites, I've made so many mistakes over the years and I've seen so many others make the same, or very similar mistakes. This article is all about WordPress mistakes and how you can avoid them. If you're an affiliate marketer, business...

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How to Manage Guest Post Submissions on your Blog

How to Manage Guest Post Submissions on your Blog

Does your blog allow guest posts? Are you finding it a challenge to manage all the guest post submissions in your Inbox? Accepting guest posts can be a real nightmare, you'll suddenly be inundated with requests in very poor English from dubious companies and SEO agencies. Some companies will even offer to pay you to publish an article on your blog, which sounds too...

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Sarah Tamsin is a freelance digital consultant and content creator. I use this blog to write digital marketing tips for bloggers and small business owners, as well as occassional travel and music festival content.

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