Job Listing Red Flags

Job Listing Red Flags

This is an account of a real situation that happened to me recently! I was applying for part-time freelance writing jobs the other day and I got a hit. The respondent was interested in my credentials. However, the details of the follow-up email from this respondent were out-of-place. These issues are easy to spot by someone […]

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Should You Sign an Employee Non-Compete Agreement?

I believe businesses have the right to protect themselves. Some employees have behaved badly by stealing corporate secrets and selling them to the highest bidder. However, when asked should you sign an employee non-compete agreement, you should consider it carefully as doing some can limit your ability to work.​Stealing sensitive trade secrets is a problem. […]

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Be Cautious When Labeling Something a Scam

Scammer Stealing Money

​There is no doubt that scams are on the rise. The sheer number of websites or blogs that are created every week are bound to increase the scams that ​come along with them. Unfortunately, it’s a number’s game.​And scammers often regroup and form another website after the scam has run its course. They create a […]

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A Challenge for Writers of Marketing Books

​I have just finished read​ing yet another book ​about “creating a successful blog”. I was planning on reviewing it here, as I have done with a few others. The problem is, it isn’t very good. It’s one of the worst ones I have ​read so far.If I included a review of it, I am going […]

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Valentine’s Day Payday

​When trying to get paid online, people forget about the holidays until it’s too late. I write this at the end of January 2018, and admittedly, I am not following my own advice in writing a timely post about Valentine’s Day. It may be too late! I’m okay with that and I believe there may still […]

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What Is the Ideal Length of a Blog Post?

Blog Post

​I’ve stopped counting the number of times I have seen the following question asked​:​What is the ideal length of a blog post? It’s a valid question, though. And likely to elicit different answers depending on whom you talk to.The point is no one can say truly what the length should be because it depends on […]

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