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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 7 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 owner...

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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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How to Overcome Hotel WiFi Problems

How to Overcome Hotel WiFi Problems

Not all hotel WiFi is created equal. Frequent travellers will have experienced plenty of hotel WiFi problems during their trips. Even the most budget accommodation options are able to offer WiFi to guests, on occasions it can be surprisingly fast and reliable. But, depending on where you are in the world and the type of accommodation you're staying in, you're likely...

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Catching the Train From Cairo to Luxor

Catching the Train From Cairo to Luxor

I caught the train from Cairo to Luxor. The one that "they" said tourists couldn't travel on. I, like many others was told that it was simply too dangerous and seemingly impossible for a non-Egyptian to buy a ticket. It turns out, that tourists travelling on this particular train is not impossible at all, as I just did It! This blog post will talk about my personal...

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The Beautiful Beaches of Railay, Thailand

The Beautiful Beaches of Railay, Thailand

Railay was one of the places in Southern Thailand that really blew us away with its beauty. Whilst not technically an island, Railay is only accessible by boat due to limestone cliffs preventing any roads leading to this area of Thailand's coast. It has the typical island vibe that you would find in any tropical island nation and the popular beaches of Railay are...

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4 TEDx Talks that will Inspire you to Travel

4 TEDx Talks that will Inspire you to Travel

When you're looking for inspiration or positivity, TED/TEDx Talks are great places to start. If you search for inspirational travel videos on YouTube, you'll likely be greeted by tens of thousands of results, featuring smiling young faces against a variety of incredible backdrops. You'll probably find stunning 4k drone footage of awe-inspiring landscapes or remote...

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Stunning Photos from Boom Festival in Portugal

Stunning Photos from Boom Festival in Portugal

In 2016, I went to our first festival outside of the UK  and, I've finally had a chance to go through the hundreds of photos that I took during the week. Boom Festival is a biennial psychedelic music and arts festival in Portugal. It usually takes place during the full moon at the end of July or early August. I was incredibly lucky to be at this festival with a...

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Getting to Boom Festival through the Portuguese Wilderness

Getting to Boom Festival through the Portuguese Wilderness

Boom Festival in 2016 was the first and only festival I'd ever been to outside of the UK. I'm pretty experienced with festivals and camping in general, so I knew to expect an extremely hot, dry and dusty climate. I was well prepared and had the right sort of gear to be comfortable in the heat without having to spend too much money. This story is about the journey...

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