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Monetizing Your Blog and Spotting Dodgy Advertisers

Monetizing Your Blog and Spotting Dodgy Advertisers

| July 28, 2014 | 7 Comments

Thanks everyone for reading last week’s post all about the dangers of selling links on your blog for money. In the same vein, this week I’m going to be talking about monetizing your blog without putting your blog at risk of penalization from Google, and also how to spot emails from dodgy advertisers. Legit Ways […]

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Blog Love – Let’s Get Physical

Blog Love – Let’s Get Physical

| July 25, 2014 | 9 Comments

I almost didn’t write this post as I got in really late last night after visiting with friends in town from Vancouver, but I made a promise saying I was going to write a post every Monday and Friday throughout the summer, and gosh darn it I’m gonna stick to it! First off, I just wanna give […]

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The Dangers of Selling Links on Your Blog for Money

The Dangers of Selling Links on Your Blog for Money

| July 21, 2014 | 26 Comments

As I near the end of my course on search engine marketing, I thought it would be a good idea to share some of what I’ve learned with all of you fellow bloggers. Today I’ll be talking about the dangers of selling links on your blog for money, and why paid links and sponsored content really are […]

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Blog Love – Getting a Bit Too Relaxed

Blog Love – Getting a Bit Too Relaxed

| July 18, 2014 | 12 Comments

So I guess I took the whole summer hours on my blog things I bit too far because I completely forgot to write a post for this past Monday! And it’s not like I was busy doing anything over the weekend either. My HB was out of town for work so I pretty much spent the […]

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Blog Love – Summer Hours

Blog Love – Summer Hours

| July 11, 2014 | 31 Comments

I’ve realized that for the past couple months I haven’t been very good at sticking to my normal Monday, Wednesday, Friday blog post schedule. A lot has happened in the past little while (namely quitting my job and starting a new one), but another big reason I haven’t been writing as often as I normally […]

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Why I Quit My Job to Get a Raise

Why I Quit My Job to Get a Raise

| July 7, 2014 | 43 Comments

For me, the choice to quit my job to get a raise was a no-brainer. I’d stayed with my employer for 3 years back in Vancouver, but it was a small company with no room to grow. In order to get a better title and increase my salary, I had to spread my wings elsewhere. Well, […]

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Moving to Toronto: The First Year

Moving to Toronto: The First Year

| June 30, 2014 | 31 Comments

Tomorrow is Canada Day. Not only does July 1st mark the day Canada was born, but it’s also my HB and I’s one year anniversary of moving to Toronto from Vancouver. It’s crazy to think that one year ago we were driving down Bloor Street with all of our belongings  stuffed into my HB’s tiny […]

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Blog Love – New Job & Free Yoga Challenge

Blog Love – New Job & Free Yoga Challenge

| June 27, 2014 | 16 Comments

Happy Friday everyone! I’m just about to finish week one at my new job and man did it just whip by! Even though it’s only been a week, I’m really, really loving it. The people I work with are awesome, the company is great, and I’m finally doing something I’m passionate about! All the things […]

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