Should a blogger be a freelancer or vice versa?

At some point of your work as blogger, you may reached a crossroad- should you be a freelance writer or a blogger? The same goes for the freelance writer- after all, if he could write for others, why not write for himself? Why would a blogger want to branch out to content writing? 1. Earnings [...]

Even if you only earn pennies from your blog, don’t give up

Don't give too soon on your blog

When you work and work on your blog and only earn pennies and cents… it is easy to want to give up. Perhaps the niche is not profitable, the keywords pay too low or it you are in an overcrowded niche. I want you to consider this…. that eventually, your blog may not be your [...]

Getting back to the groove of blogging after a long hiatus

So you have went on a period where you have stopped blogging. One day you wake up and you decide to start blogging again. Ideas seemed to run in your head. You get yourself a cup of coffee and while still in your pajamas, you on your laptop, login to your blog and proceed to [...]

How to be more focused and productive in blogging and writing by turning off the internet

Being focused the dino way

Staying focused and productive is a challenge that many bloggers and writers face. You would sit down in front of your PC and before you could write, you get distracted in a 101 things. There are some suggestions to turn off your internet connection completely when you are writing and setting your phone to airplane [...]

Can you blog while holding a full time job or still in studying?

Full time job while blogging part time

The short answer is YES but it would come with a price and you must prioritize and be disciplined. I starting blogging on the side for a few years while holding a full time job. That time, I had a dream to quit my day job and turn my passion of blogging into a full [...]

Can Malaysian bloggers make money from Affiliate Marketing?

When you perform a search on how to make money blogging either in Google or in YouTube, you would see lots of articles/videos that points to affiliate marketing as an easy way to make money blogging. They are able to provide proof that they are indeed making money from affiliate marketing. How about for Malaysians [...]

Planning and scheduling your blog posts when you would be away

Scheduling posts

Established bloggers and YouTubers generally try to stick to a fixed publishing schedule for consistency. You would notice that especially with YouTube, after asking you to subscribe if you are new to the channel, it would usually be followed by ‘I publish new content every ___’. The schedule must be something that you can realistically [...]

Organize the journey of your site through a blog progress journal

My blog progress journal

I have been blogging for more than 10 years. There have been time when I needed to go in to redo steps on a site and could not remember how I have done it previously. This caused me to spend a lot of time to search for the steps again- and sometimes I am not [...]