Is Creating Original Content Worth It Or Should I Just Piggy Back Off Others?

by in Lifestyle on May 12th, 2014
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When I first started blogging in 2009, I took the angle that it was better to create original content vs. simply copying other people’s content and putting my own spin on things. After all, once you’ve created a new terminology, you’re looked upon as a creator instead of a regurgitator or a consumer. But after […]

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What I’ve Learned From Business Failure

by in Lifestyle on May 8th, 2014
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I’m not sure where I first heard the term, “Fail fast and fail often,” but it’s great advice for entrepreneurs. I recently decided to shutdown after six months of operation because of the following reasons: 1) 99% of affiliate revenue came from one source and I found a streamlined solution. 2) HasOffers was cumbersome […]

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Save and Conquer – Yakezie Member Post

in Featured on May 5th, 2014

Hi, my name is Bryce. My blog is called Save and Conquer. The “Save” part is pretty obvious for a personal finance blog. The “Conquer” part means winning financial independence regardless of the onslaught of misinformation from the professional financial establishment, who mostly want to profit off investors ignorance. Day in and day out, we […]

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Eve of Reduction – Yakezie Member Post

by in Featured on May 1st, 2014

In my early twenties I had to purchase renter’s insurance after my cat bit the mailman. I had nothing of value in my apartment; seriously, I was a baby-step out of college and borderline transient. I just needed to cover my feline liability. The insurance agent interrogated me on the value of my personal property. […]

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Happy Simple Living: 7 Lessons Learned In The Yakezie Bloggers’ Lair

by in Featured on Apr 28th, 2014

If the process to qualify for Yakezie membership hasn’t gone as quickly as you’d hoped, take heart. I’ve got to be one of the slowest Yakezie challengers to reach the elusive Alexa 200,000 mark. I joined Yakezie on January 7, 2011, and my lifestyle blog Happy Simple Living finally crossed the Alexa finish line on […]

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