All Articles by lkswenson

How To Write The Whale Post And Gain Lots Of Website Traffic

by in Lifestyle on Nov 17th, 2011
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One of the reasons why public writing is so addicting is because there’s a chance somebody important out there might read what you’re writing and highlight it to somebody else important.  Your traffic starts to surge and your site might even crash due to server overload.  If this happens, congratulations!  You have found your Whale […]

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If You Want To Get Rich, Stop Messing Around!

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After three open houses and a couple hours of analysis, I thought I picked the top 5 rental candidates with the best financial records, but I was wrong.  All was fine until my fourth and last open house when a 28 year old single guy who graduated from CalTech came in and applied.  He is […]

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You Might Be A Blogging Addict If ……

by in Lifestyle on Feb 4th, 2011
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I love blogging.  I love blogging so much that sometimes I forget to eat dinner because I’m busy responding to comments, writing posts, and socializing online with friends. If I was a high school student again, I think my parents would worry about my health and offline social life. I can hear my father now, […]

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How Important Is Social Media To Your Blog Or Business?

by in Personal Finance on Mar 2nd, 2015
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As an online media consultant for several financial technology companies, I’ve been asked to think about existing traffic acquisition strategies and figure out better ways to utilize a company’s time and money to improve returns. I love analyzing data and finding solutions to increase ROI. As a problogger, leveraging my experience building Financial Samurai over the […]

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High Paying Jobs For All Experienced Bloggers

by in Lifestyle on Feb 17th, 2015
Great paying jobs for bloggers in order to relax at an infinity pool

Imagine having fun making money with your blog. You enjoy interacting with your community, responding to comments, writing posts, and highlighting products you think will help your readership. It’s rewarding to have your little slice of the internet universe. Now imagine making money from your hobby and leaving a job you no longer enjoy for […]

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Why Every Company Should Hire A Blogger For $200,000 A Year

by in Lifestyle on Feb 2nd, 2015
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There’s something going on in the corporate world that I’m not sure many of you are aware of. Harvard Business Review calls it, “The Content Marketing Revolution,” while Ari Levy from CNBC writes a great report encouraging firms to “Hire More Writers If You Want To Rank Higher On Google.” In essence, corporations of all sizes […]

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The Power Of Compounding For Building Greater Wealth

by in Personal Finance on Jan 26th, 2015
Invest Today For Wealth Tomorrow

“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it … he who doesn’t … pays it. Compound interest is the most powerful force in the universe. Compound interest is the greatest mathematical discovery of all time.” ~Albert Einstein (source: quotesonfinance website) I’ve been amazed at the power of compounding […]

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Yakezie Blogging 2014 Review And 2015 Outlook

by in Lifestyle on Jan 4th, 2015
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Happy New Year! I hope everyone is having a fantastic holiday season. For those of you who are busy publishing during the slow period, well done! You’ve just increased your chances of experiencing “the boomerang effect” where your traffic surges in the new year as readers come back and eat up all they’ve missed. It’s […]

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How To Make Money Quitting Your Job
  • Untemplater: I’ve prioritized content over social media for a long time mostly because I had limited hours and...
  • Barbara Friedberg: Hi Sam, I really enjoyed your encouraging article. Personally, two of the greatest opportunities...
  • Financial Samurai: Good luck on the new adventure! No better way to learn than to actually do, screw up, learn, and...
  • Financial Samurai: Don’t be scared Eric! There is so much opportunity out there, with decent pay nowadays.
  • Untemplater: Lots of opportunity out there, that’s for sure. Blogging has certainly taught me a lot of skills I...
  • Eric - PersonalProfitability.com: Great post Sam. I’ve toyed with the idea of moving from finance to a digital...
  • LaTisha @YoungFinances: Welcome! I can definitely relate to the student debt issue and graduating into a rough...
  • Financial Samurai: Right on Derek. I’m not sure many bloggers who’ve been around know their worth or true...
  • Derek@LifeAndMyFinances: When I saw this article come through, I absolutely loved it and read it in its entirety on...
  • Barbara Friedberg: Hi Will, Thanks for taking the time to weigh in on this important issue. That is exactly why I...

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