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Should Freelance Writers or Bloggers Hire Bookkeepers or Accountants?

You don’t need to earn a full-time income from freelance writing or blogging to hire an accountant or bookkeeper! Investing in your writing career by hiring someone to do your taxes and keep your income and expenditures organized may be the best move you make this year. Here are a few ways to know if you should outsource your bookkeeping and […]


6 Bookkeeping Tips for Freelance Writers and Bloggers

These bookkeeping tips are for freelance writers and bloggers who make money writing. If you’re earning an income, you need to keep accurate records of your income and expenditures. These bookkeeping tips for small businesses are simple yet important, and they’ll save you time and frustration at tax time… Before the tips, a quip: “Writing is turning one’s worst moments into money.” ~ […]


Making Your Blog Posts Popular – 5 Web Writing Tips

These tips for marketing your blog posts are from experienced Suite 101 writer, Mark Solomon. He uses over 70 marketing techniques to make his blog posts more popular – and here he shares five big ones! Before the tips, a quip: “Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the […]


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Signs It’s Time to Hire a Webmaster for Your Blog

Hiring a Webmaster for your blog can be a great way to invest in your writing or blogging career. But, how do you know it’s time to hire a Webmaster to work on your blog? What does a Webmaster do? And, how do you know which Webmaster to hire? Phew! If you can’t afford to hire a Webmaster, you might […]


A Top 10 Writing Blog – Quips and Tips for Successful Writers

Quips and Tips for Successful Writers was chosen as one of the top ten blogs for writers – a first-time honor. Thank you Michael Stelzner for hosting this competition, which brings all sorts of writing blogs together, and for accepting Quips and Tips! Here’s a list of all the winners, first with Michael’s thoughts about each and then with my own […]


Increasing Blog Readership – 8 Unusual Ways to Promote Your Blog

You want to increase your blog readership, right? These eight tips for promoting your blog are unusual and effective! The more readers you have, the more you’ll enjoy blogging and writing…and the more money you’ll make as a blogger. If ProBlogger Darren Rowse was starting out in blogging right now, he said he’d use these five strategies together (not just one or […]


8 Tips for Maintaining More Than One Blog

These tips for maintaining more than one blog will help you become a more organized, better blogger. Many of these tips are applicable even if you just have one blog – and they’re especially important if you’re considering starting a second or third blog. If you haven’t read The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging by the editors of the Huffington […]

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How to Find the Best Free WordPress Theme for Your Blog

If you’re like me, you’ll want to find the best free WordPress theme for your blog! Choosing a great theme is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make as a blogger — especially if you want to earn money blogging! I’ve created and maintain six blogs on WordPress; here are my tips for choosing the best free theme for your blog. […]