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How To Get More Comments To Your Posts

by in Lifestyle on Dec 29th, 2015
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I’ve noticed something quite peculiar. Despite my blog’s traffic up more than 10X in the past five years, the number of comments per post have declined. I used to regularly produce posts that would regularly get over 100 comments during my earlier years. Nowadays, not so much. To figure out what went “wrong,” I did […]

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Take Advantage Of The Opportunity That Smacks You In The Face Every Day

by in Lifestyle on Dec 3rd, 2015
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In 2008, I was just another fan of personal finance blogs. I loved following people’s journeys to achieving a particular net worth goal or paying down boatloads of debt they mistakenly gotten themselves into. Then shit really started hitting the fan in 2009 as the economy collapsed thanks to folks over leveraging themselves in the […]

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Blogging Away The Income Gap For Financial Freedom

by in Personal Finance on Nov 16th, 2015
Peace for Paris Yakezie

The great thing about a blog is that it’s always on. Unlike most of us, who run out of energy after 12 hours of work, a blog can keep working for us 24/7, 365 days of the year if our hosting company doesn’t crash! Good thing the data shows most sites are up 99%+ of […]

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Evaluating the Real Cost of Buying a New Car

by in Personal Finance on Nov 1st, 2015
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To a lot of people, owning a new car represents many important things in life: independence, adulthood, convenience and a validation of success. But in addition to the many wonderful aspects new cars bring, they’re also quite the expenditure, and we’re not even talking about their initial price tag. Let’s break down all the costs […]

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How To Find Your Niche In The Vast Caverns Of The Internet

by in Lifestyle on Oct 12th, 2015
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Blogging reminds me a bit like cave exploration. Both were once unusual hobbies but have been gaining popularity amongst all sorts of people. Neither requires a lot of equipment or experience to get started. Plus, both blogging and cave exploring take creativity, organization and perseverance to be successful. Finally, perhaps most importantly, both involve finding […]

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How To Survive The Rise Of Ad Blocking

by in Lifestyle on Sep 13th, 2015
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I recently went to a independent publishers only conference in San Francisco hosted by Sovrn (Lijit Networks). Sovrn is an ad network company that was purchased by the once mighty Federated Media. I remember trying to join Federated Media’s ad platform in 2010, but couldn’t get in because Financial Samurai didn’t have enough traffic at the […]

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How To Survive A Stock Market Correction As An Investing Blogger

by in Personal Finance on Aug 24th, 2015
Market Meltdown

Let’s say you’ve quit your job to be a financial blogger, more specifically, a blogger that mainly writes about how to make money in stocks. Or maybe you’re planning on quitting your job to be an investing blogger. Please reconsider! With a 15%+ correction in the Dow Jones within three days, things are looking dicey. We’ve seen […]

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How Many Times Should You Post A Week? Blogging And Social Media

by in Personal Finance on Aug 11th, 2015
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After six years, I’ve average 3.5 posts a week on Financial Samurai. My frequency is generally M, W, F, and sometimes Sunday followed by M, W, F again. However, I have experimented with doing one post every two days for months at a time as well e..g. M, W, F, Sunday, T, Th, Saturday, M, […]

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  • Ramona: I’ve also noticed my traffic going up and down, depending on the time of the year and niche, since not...
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  • Financial Samurai: That’s true. An easy thing to do is just look up traffic amounts. If the income and traffic...
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