How to Take a Vacation from Your Online Business

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One of the perks you’re supposed to enjoy when you’re self-employed is the freedom to take time off when you need it. The reality is that for solopreneurs and small business owners, the cultural pressure to keep working is magnified by the fact that you’re ultimately responsible for everything. Americans are famously “under-vacationed,” with less than […]
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Starting a Blog? Educate Yourself With These 10 Blogging Lessons

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If you just started a blog then you need to learn blogging lessons. You don’t need more posts, you don’t need a new Facebook page, you need to learn the blogging lessons those ahead of you already know. I know “lessons” doesn’t imply too much fun. Don’t worry, this is just one blog post and takes 3 minutes to […]
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Do You Need to Transfer Your Domain or Change Your Name Servers?

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When you own a domain there’s a lot of things you’ll be able to do with it, beyond building a website on the domain. Naturally, talking about domain name transfers and name servers can get a bit technical and overwhelming, so we’ll bring the process down from the clouds for you. Below we’re going to […]
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How to Add a User to Sudoers in CentOS Linux

There's no need to log in as root or temporarily change the account to root in order to run admin commands on Linux. The “sudo” command will allow any user to run root commands. But first, you need to configure the account properly. You can either explicitly add the user to the “sudoers” file, or add them to a special group. Both methods are outlined here with screenshots.

7 Online Copywriting Tips to Improve Your Website

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An impressive online presence matters. It’s the difference between visitors learning more about you or losing interest in your brand. To grab your target audience’s attention, upgrade your copywriting skills to engage with visitors. “You can’t transform a crappy painting into a masterpiece with a few brush strokes. Likewise, you can’t transform crappy copy into […]
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Blogging for Business: 10 Reasons Why You Need a Blog

Are you one of those business owners who just doesn’t ‘get’ blogging? Perhaps you can’t see the point in having a blog on your website or don’t see how it could be helpful. If that sums you up, this post will show you that blogging makes good business sense and can make both your business …

Best WordPress Plugins for Wedding Websites

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Your wedding is an incredibly special day in your life. Building a beautiful website around the day is a great way to keep guests informed and it can help commemorate the magic. With a wedding website you can communicate the details about your wedding like: location, directions, accommodations and gifts. All the needed information will […]
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How to Exclude Specific Categories from the Meta Info in WordPress

Sometimes you want to hide the display of certain categories. Like “Uncategorized” for example. Or perhaps there are others that serve internal purposes and are not meant to be displayed for users. Here's how you can achieve that with screenshots and code included.

Service Business? How Free Items Can Prove Your Value to Clients

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One of the most common (and best) pieces of advice given to new freelancers and B2B consultants is to market your services based on value rather than price. Maybe the second-most common advice is to offer your prospects something free. These recommendations aren’t as contradictory as they may seem. In this post, we’ll look at […]
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Marketing 101: How to Get Better Results From Your Calls to Action

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You’ve launched your website. You avoided the most common website design mistakes and you keep your blog content fresh and interesting. You built and segmented your email list with care, and your social media is on point. So why aren’t you making more sales? It could be that you’re not asking for them, or not asking […]
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