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5 Article Directories For Maximum Web Traffic

» by December 20th, 2008 at 7:39 am » Comments (1)

For the past couple of years there has been an explosion of article directories popping up everywhere. The job of a good article writer is to find the cream of the crop and submit there. Some say that it is best to submit to as many article directories as possible but I feel it is […]



5 Tips To Successful Blogging

» by December 18th, 2008 at 7:15 am » Comments (0)

Once upon a time I was a website kinda gal. I’m so glad that I gave blogging a try. Blogs are easier to work with, easier for people to find, and provide much more flexibility. While it is easier to get traffic and make money with a blog, there are still a number of things […]



KISS – Safe Shopping Practices

» by December 16th, 2008 at 7:07 am » Comments (0)

Don’t worry, this post isn’t about carrying pepper spray and shopping with a buddy during extended holiday hours (although both are good ideas). I want to talk about simply simple ways to not overspend and overindulge this season. Don’t carry more than one credit card – If you don’t want to end up charging the […]



Paying Debt And Losing Weight – Similiarities

» by December 14th, 2008 at 7:32 am » Comments (0)

I’m not the first person to draw the conclusion that paying off debt to become debt-free and losing weight when your are overweight or obese have a lot in common. Becoming overweight and in debt are both the result of overindulgence and bad choices. To change both situations require a great deal of self-control and […]



Keeping Good Records – Treat Your Biz Like A Biz

» by December 13th, 2008 at 7:17 am » Comments (0)

This month here at Living My Big Dream, I’m focusing on getting and keeping your business on track. Today I want to discuss the importance of keeping good records. Remember that while your business may consist of only your behind your computer everyday, it is still a viable business and needs to be treated as […]



9 Commercials I Hate: Bad Marketing on the Rise

» by December 12th, 2008 at 2:17 am » Comments (2)

While this may end up sounding like a rant, I have a good (sort-of) reason for listing the nine commercial that I dislike the most and why. Since the blog is, in part, about blogging, working from home and personal finance, I think that marketing practices fit in there somewhere. Each commercial I list here […]



Using Lists To Get Organized

» by December 10th, 2008 at 7:17 am » Comments (0)

One of the most important things about running a business while taking care of a family and household is staying organized. I have many tools to help me stay on track but by far the tool I use most is the “list”. Lists are great for reminding you what needs to get done, what you’ve […]



Blogger’s Block: What to Write When You Don’t Know What to Write

» by December 9th, 2008 at 12:17 am » Comments (0)

Every blogger eventually runs into the day when the are staring at that blank post form and….nothing comes to mind. Similar to writer’s block, blogger’s block can bring your blog (and your business) to a screeching halt. So what should you do when that fateful day comes? Here are a few ides to jumpstart your […]