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Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-28-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Catherine L
What's a workout? :confused: LOL Joking. ...

What's a workout? :confused:

LOL Joking.

Lately it's been Lady Gaga. :)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-28-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,018
Posted By Catherine L
Hey mmfh, Glad to hear you like the BuzzSumo...

Hey mmfh,

Glad to hear you like the BuzzSumo info. Invaluable research material for us writers and content marketers.

Haha . . . subtle website plug - but I like your site! I've bookmarked...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 08-28-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,367
Posted By Catherine L
I'm glad I was able to help, Stephanie. I...

I'm glad I was able to help, Stephanie.

I make it sound easy but the field is really quite developed nowadays and you'll encounter a rather steep learning curve. I remember it taking me days to...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-28-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,018
Posted By Catherine L
Hi Karla, What a lovely post! You've...

Hi Karla,

What a lovely post! You've completely made my day - thank you. :)

Your writing is superb (I can only imagine what your articles are like) so I have every confidence that you will do...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 08-28-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,367
Posted By Catherine L
Hi Stephanie, I've published several hundred...

Hi Stephanie,

I've published several hundred e-Books; some I've written myself, others I've outsourced.

The preferred route is via Kindle (KDP)

Everything is free. Here you go:...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-28-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,018
Posted By Catherine L
Good morning mmfn (and anyone else!), I'm...

Good morning mmfn (and anyone else!),

I'm happy to answer any questions. If I can't answer them personally, I have a team who's melons are ripe for the picking.

Will just say today: bear with...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-27-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Catherine L
You have excellent qualifications, JD. Another...

You have excellent qualifications, JD. Another way to find such work would be to add something to your signature file. We have a huge amount of companies who use this forum each day, looking for...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-27-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By Catherine L
I don't need the work myself, but I hire a bunch...

I don't need the work myself, but I hire a bunch of freelance writers. I'd be happy to share this position if you have further information. Is there a website? Thank you.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,018
Posted By Catherine L
Excellent points! (Really enjoying this,...

Excellent points!

(Really enjoying this, geek that I am.)

What I will say is this . . .

High-competition EMDs are not what you want. I do rank high-competition EMDs (and quickly) but not...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-27-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Catherine L
I wish you all the best of luck, Bama - not that...

I wish you all the best of luck, Bama - not that I think you'll need it - and I may follow suit. ". . . now or never" is exactly how I feel. I should really have gone into screenwriting from the...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 08-27-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By Catherine L
I encountered this at the start from lots of...

I encountered this at the start from lots of different people. Family and friends. It is very frustrating, isn't it? I remember me wasting a lot of valuable time trying to explain that what I was...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Catherine L
Hi Bama, I miss school and I'm considering a...

Hi Bama,

I miss school and I'm considering a distance learning program in screenwriting. I went as far as a PHd in marketing and I miss campus life so much. A forum for college wahms would be...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-27-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,018
Posted By Catherine L
Excellent points, too, Michelle. You've put...

Excellent points, too, Michelle. You've put forth exactly what I was trying to do above.

I'll just add a quick story here. We had a client approach us almost 3 months ago. They own 2 antique...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 08-27-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,284
Posted By Catherine L
I have 97 blogs. They represent 5 years of hard...

I have 97 blogs. They represent 5 years of hard work and investment. I would never dream of setting up a blog on a platform I did not own. Nowadays hosting and domains are ridiculously cheap. You...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-27-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,018
Posted By Catherine L
@mmfh This is a great point to make and...

@mmfh

This is a great point to make and brings up an interesting discussion. There is, of course, much debate in SEO about EMDs. One side support the believe that since a so-called "EMD...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-26-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By Catherine L
You can buy a cable for a few bucks from Amazon. ...

You can buy a cable for a few bucks from Amazon. It's an ethernet cable. This seems like an odd requirement though. I mean, I could understand it for something like working as a bingo CM, but most...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-26-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By Catherine L
A word of caution . . . A lot of the email...

A word of caution . . .

A lot of the email jobs you find are a con. They're incentive traffic. In other words, you get paid for completing offers, sometimes even having to signup and pay a small...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-26-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,304
Posted By Catherine L
Dana's right. And we had another big update...

Dana's right.

And we had another big update 48 hours ago. It hit big keywords, I'm seeing in my stats, and will soon filter down to less competitive terms.

That being said, I think a person's...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 08-26-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Catherine L
mwldream makes a very good point. Content, now...

mwldream makes a very good point. Content, now more than ever, is truly kind. (Although I like to think of it as Queen!) If you dig around for statistics on viral marketing and SEO, with regard...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-26-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,018
Posted By Catherine L
Exclamation I get Content Writing Work By Doing This

This might help you.

Bit of Background

A few years back, I set up a local web design agency with my husband. We service clients in a small area: business, eCommerce, affiliate, blogs,...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-26-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By Catherine L
Mine prefer school lunch.

Mine prefer school lunch.
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-25-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By Catherine L
Welcome, Tiffany. Such an interesting and...

Welcome, Tiffany. Such an interesting and valuable addition to our community. App development is one of the few areas that I have yet to touch, and yet I'm familiar - due to other places where I...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-25-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By Catherine L
Welcome back, Jennifer. I'll look forward to...

Welcome back, Jennifer. I'll look forward to your posts!
Forum: Party Plans 08-25-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,739
Posted By Catherine L
I don't see this as being a problem caused by...

I don't see this as being a problem caused by Facebook or G+ or groups available on any other popular social platform. Similar "make money" forums are thriving and, indeed, growing almost...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-25-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By Catherine L
I was about to pass this along to someone. You...

I was about to pass this along to someone. You pay more than me; she would have been quite happy. LOL :)
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 08-25-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Catherine L
To be honest, most sources of traffic are free. ...

To be honest, most sources of traffic are free. 1 to 1 banner exchanges are not really the best way to go - there are better ways to generate incoming traffic and such exchanges (1 to 1) really do...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-24-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Catherine L
Hi Jeni, Do you have any specific ideas at...

Hi Jeni,

Do you have any specific ideas at this stage?

- Affiliate blogging?
- eCommerce?
- Kindle?
- eBay?
- Etc?
Forum: Telecommuting 08-24-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,508
Posted By Catherine L
This looks great. I'll pass this on to some...

This looks great. I'll pass this on to some writers for you. :)
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-24-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,788
Posted By Catherine L
The obvious routes for you would be: 1. ...

The obvious routes for you would be:

1. Freelance writer.
2. Affiliate Marketing.

Due to your experience and knowledge, I'd suggest both, with a concentration on affiliate marketing. Why...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-24-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Catherine L
Mine was dubious at first. But this was more...

Mine was dubious at first. But this was more than half a decade ago. Now that I bring in more than him, he's very supportive. LOL
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-24-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
Posted By Catherine L
Hey there, Tatsiana. Welcome to the mix! :)

Hey there, Tatsiana. Welcome to the mix! :)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-23-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By Catherine L
No problem; my pleasure. I always feel bad when...

No problem; my pleasure. I always feel bad when I'm turning away regular writers, so since I arrived at WAHM, I've started compiling a list of places where I can refer them.

:)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-23-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By Catherine L
I'm in contact with a number of writers who would...

I'm in contact with a number of writers who would find this interesting. I hire writers myself, but have far more submissions that I need, or - some days - can handle. I've noted your post count,...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-23-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 990
Posted By Catherine L
I'm not a freelancer, but I'm in contact with a...

I'm not a freelancer, but I'm in contact with a great many. I'll pass this around for you.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-23-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By Catherine L
I can shed some light. Unfortunately, this comes...

I can shed some light. Unfortunately, this comes from the POV of someone who hires writers, but maybe it will help (I guess we'll find out).

I have a humor site. We get over 400 content...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 08-23-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,767
Posted By Catherine L
If you have questions about YT, I'd be happy to...

If you have questions about YT, I'd be happy to answer them.

Experience:

1. 5 years
2. YT SEO
3. Video SEO (Google, Yahoo, Bing)
4. X,XXX,XXX Daily Views
5. X,XXX Affiliate Hits
6. Video...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-22-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Catherine L
I have a friend who owns a digital marketing and...

I have a friend who owns a digital marketing and development agency. One of the things they do is precisely what you're suggesting. So let me give you some insight . . .

A business owner,...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-22-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,094
Posted By Catherine L
Hi cagnew, You've been given some excellent...

Hi cagnew,

You've been given some excellent advice already. I'll just add another idea for you to consider . . .

A Home

The first thing you need is a home, or a portfolio where you can...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 08-22-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,634
Posted By Catherine L
What you need is targeted traffic. A few...

What you need is targeted traffic.

A few suggestions to get you going:

1. Niche Forums
2. FB, Twitter, G+
3. Buy Mailing List Blasts
4. Setup & Grow Your Own List
5. Pinterest
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 08-22-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By Catherine L
Yes, if you let us know the products, we can give...

Yes, if you let us know the products, we can give you better advice.
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-22-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,458
Posted By Catherine L
Welcome to the mix, Adeel. :)

Welcome to the mix, Adeel. :)
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-21-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By Catherine L
Relax. Just from reading your post, I can...

Relax.

Just from reading your post, I can tell you're smart. Smart and motivated.

So . . .

What do you need? You need money fast. You need something that requires little-to-no experience...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-21-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By Catherine L
Welcome to the party, Davor. :)

Welcome to the party, Davor. :)
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-21-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By Catherine L
Love your intro. Welcome, Victoria! :)

Love your intro. Welcome, Victoria! :)
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 08-21-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By Catherine L
Time-frames are a great idea. In fact, probably...

Time-frames are a great idea. In fact, probably the best put forth so far.
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 08-21-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,446
Posted By Catherine L
This is turning into a fun discussion. I love...

This is turning into a fun discussion. I love SEO. The best thing you can do is read a couple of resources on basic seo. This will give you the foundation to learn the more complex areas and...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 08-20-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,397
Posted By Catherine L
You're welcome, Dugsmom. We all need help to...

You're welcome, Dugsmom. We all need help to learn. I've been at this for years, but I love forums like this; you pick up so much useful info. Let us know how you get on!
Forum: Writing: Blogging 08-19-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By Catherine L
Here is the thing . . . Have you heard about...

Here is the thing . . .

Have you heard about Squidoo? I was closed down yesterday. Everyone who had spent years working on their Squidoo lens just had them deleted. I also can't tell you how...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-19-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By Catherine L
Welcome to the mix. There are plenty of...

Welcome to the mix.

There are plenty of regular jobs. You'll find them scattered around the forum here. Depending on your skill-set, you could also consider affiliate marketing and freelancing.
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-19-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By Catherine L
Here's my suggestion . . . A lot of internet...

Here's my suggestion . . .

A lot of internet marketers forget how we can integrate offline into our online business; meld the two. I have several online-offline hybrids and they do well. So my...
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