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    I'm Frustrated With Blogging

    I enjoy writing articles FOR OTHER people more than I do for myself. I suppose the main reason is that article creation is my sole source of income - I'm probably one of the poorest people here. Besides that though, I don't have a lot of time to build my websites and I'm at a complete loss as to what I can do to get on track and start earning again. I never enjoyed blog comment posting for advertising - that got me nowhere. Even when I posted relevant comments most of those weren't "accepted". Guest blogging works incredibly well for traffic - but not clicks. Forum posting is boring unless it's here at NB. Twittering worked great for me. My websites aren't good enough for a facebook page or anything like that either, so my "advertising" options are pretty worn out.

    My big question here is...does anyone have a step by step plan? For some reason I have absolutely no trouble helping other websites rank and become profitable, but when it comes to my own stuff I'm failing. I have good ideas but I keep feeling STUCK.

    Thanks (in advanced) guys!

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    why don't you think youre doing it for the client while youre writing articles for your own site

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    Quote Originally Posted by whatthehell View Post
    why don't you think youre doing it for the client while youre writing articles for your own site
    I'm trying that...but like I said, I'm just...stuck. I don't get it myself.

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    You may be able to make more money selling completed sites as opposed to providing writing services or perhaps team up with a designer.

    The other issue is that you are in a catch 22. You focus your energy on your clients work and don't have enough for yourself. One solution is squeeze in a project for yourself. Even if it means just a few hours. So you can eventually break the catch 22.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bogart View Post
    You may be able to make more money selling completed sites as opposed to providing writing services or perhaps team up with a designer.

    The other issue is that you are in a catch 22. You focus your energy on your clients work and don't have enough for yourself. One solution is squeeze in a project for yourself. Even if it means just a few hours. So you can eventually break the catch 22.
    You know what, that's a good idea. I might consider it in the future. For now I plan on cracking down on my websites and posting as much relevant content as possible. I also talked my siblings (well educated teenagers) into posting on my sites for now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gavenecko View Post
    You know what, that's a good idea. I might consider it in the future. For now I plan on cracking down on my websites and posting as much relevant content as possible. I also talked my siblings (well educated teenagers) into posting on my sites for now.
    Blogging is tough when your only revenue is from publishing. The little you make with adsense rarely covers the content.

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    IUf you can give me article Quality which must ezine pass I'll asked your sample article if you are interested to sell

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    You have a great skill and that is writing. Do you have other interests or hobbies? Can you combine those things and grow something big that keeps you hooked and makes you want to work for yourself only?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loko View Post
    You have a great skill and that is writing. Do you have other interests or hobbies? Can you combine those things and grow something big that keeps you hooked and makes you want to work for yourself only?
    Yes. Art and video games! I wanted to start doing art commissions, but people are cheap.

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    So how long did you keep it up, before you decided you are "stuck", I mean, did you try to work on your blog for 1 month,2,3,4,5 .. how long before you loose your interests and by woking I mean promoting it, making backlinks, and content .. you said you don't have a problem with content, so what about other stuff?

    You really need to stick to one plan untill you see some feedback or you will be cought in an endless loop of fustration and failing attempts .. think about it

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