When Should You Quit Your Day Job To Become A Full-Time Blogger?

by in Lifestyle on Sep 2nd, 2014
Declining old media advertising

I was doing some financial housekeeping the other day and I realized my online company’s operating profit YTD finally outstripped my day job income from the very last full year. I was excited not so much by┬áthe amount, but because I had finally proved to myself that I could finally make something sustainable on my […]

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Should I Still Accept Guest Posts? Absolutely Positively!

by in Lifestyle on Aug 25th, 2014
Guest Posting Is A Good Idea

In early 2014, there was a lot of buzz that Guest Posting was dead thanks to Matt Cutts from Google saying that a lot of guest posting is just spam. I seldom host guest posts on FS because most of the inquiries are thinly veiled advertorials or indeed spam. My average guest post hosting frequency […]

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Finding The Best Money Making Affiliate Program For Your Blog

by in Lifestyle on Aug 12th, 2014
Life and Liberty by Colleen Kong-Savage

Someone asked me the other day what were the three things that gave me the confidence to leave my job in 2012. My initial response was being able to negotiate a severance package worth six years of existing living expenses. The severance was seriously the unexpected X Factor that I did not foresee happening when […]

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Does PageRank Still Matter? It Sure Seems Like It Doesn’t

by in Lifestyle on Jul 29th, 2014
Does PageRank Still Matter? It Sure Seems Like It Doesn’t Thumbnail

The other day I was having a conversation with a tennis buddy of mine whose wife has a fitness blog. Her site receives about 30,000 pageviews a months. Not too shabby at all. I mentioned I do some blogging too, and he asked me the address for my blog and I told him Financial Samurai. […]

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How To Make Good Money Freelance Writing

by in Lifestyle on Jul 21st, 2014
Great Freelance Writing

Since January 2014 I’ve been in charge of building out a corporate blog as part of my part-time consulting duties. It’s been a good challenge that has effectively lowered marketing costs for the company, improved the company’s authority, and allowed the company to tell their story the way they want. So far so good. Instead […]

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How To Make Money Quitting Your Job
  • dojo: My main business is web design, but I also ran few blogs in the past years and, while they didn’t earn me...
  • MMD: Nice comparisons to the traditional brick and mortar type businesses. I think its important to point out that...
  • Steve: Definitely hustlin hard and learning the ropes to make it into something that generates a nice stream of...
  • Vawt @ Earlyretirementahead: It can definitely be a business. Some write for the enjoyment or as an outlet and others...
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  • MMD: @ Financial Samurai – What’s ironic (in a good way) is that I’m willing to bet that for those...
  • MMD: I can identify with your transition. I’m currently looking for a new opportunity as well, and so I...

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