What about affiliate marketing programs? Any good?

So, what about affiliate marketing programs? Are they really any good or should you stay clear for fear of being scammed or exploited? Obviously, this depends on many different variables as there are definitely some scammers out there in cyberspace who will take your money and run, leaving you feeling frustrated and conned. However, there are also a lot of very excited people online who have genuinely changed their life through the power of affiliate marketing and have first-hand knowledge that they are willing to share if you ask them. Some of this advice costs money and some of it

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The best online business ideas for 2018

What are the best online business ideas for 2018? This is a question I asked myself at the start of the year. I had been looking around for different online businesses for a few months and had dabbled in affiliate marketing a few years ago and got my fingers burned. But everywhere I look I see changes in the way people do business: well-known high street stores going out of business my local town becoming like a ghost town as traditional shops close down and move online the local jobs market changing computer and artificial intelligence taking over many traditionally

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How to improve your writing skills

How to improve your English writing skills I absolutely love blogging and writing. It is one of the main reasons I opted to become an online blogger. I have always written a variety of different things: poems, plays and training information for other people’s websites, so it has not been too difficult to put pen to paper for me (or fingers to keyboard as it nowadays is!)  However, I also understand that there are many people out there who would love to write a blog but who feel that they are not a writer. So for those of you starting

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Get rid of writer’s block

Writer’s block is one of the things that can hold you back from creating an amazing website. Sometimes the words just won’t flow and you sit in your chair staring at a blank computer screen. However help is always at hand and there are many simple ways in which you can improve your creativity and get rid of that writer’s block. Click here for some easy-to-implement tips and ideas to help you get rid of writer’s block. This is important for creative writers and anyone engaged in blogging as keeping your content fresh and up-to-date is vital to attract new

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How to build your own website for free

How to build your own website for free There are many programs out there for building your own website and there are many website hosting sites. I have tried a few over the years and built different websites with varying degrees of success. Some were just information sites, some were more selling sites, but one think I learned very early on was that there’s no point in building an amazing website if no one ever visits it. Building the site in the first place is actually quite easy especially if you are used to working with computers and can operate things

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What is Wealthy Affiliate about: a scam or what? A review for 2018

What is Wealthy Affiliate about: a scam or what? This is the question I asked myself a while back when I was looking to start a legitimate online business. I am cautious of get-rich-quick schemes and monthly programs where you have to pay lots up front, or there’s a carrot and then another one, then another – all of which come at an additional cost.  Or those training programs where you have to wait months and spend lots of money to get the information you really need to succeed. You are most probably in that boat too if you are

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About me

Hello and welcome to my website which I hope you will find useful and inspiring. I have many roles in life: teacher, business owner, mother, blogger, daughter and many others to boot and the role I adopt changes as I go through my daily life. Primarily however, I see myself as someone whose purpose is to help others through my words, actions and deeds. I am a writer and work part-time as a teacher of performing arts and film studies and am interested in all things to do with writing, performing arts, the Internet, film, music, theatre and well, to

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