Why You Should Start Attending Conferences

Why You Should Starting Attending ConferencesA few weeks ago, I published the post My FinCon14 New Orleans Recap – Networking At Its Finest.

This was my second year at FinCon (it’s a financial bloggers conference), and it’s a conference I don’t think I will ever miss as long as I am in the freelance blogging world, which will hopefully be forever. :)

Also, I should mention that I’ve attended several other conferences in the past, but they were all related to my day job and overall they were just bad/horrible/boring conferences. If you’ve attended conferences in the past and didn’t enjoy it, it may have just been a badly managed conference.

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How To Start a WordPress Blog on HostGator – Plus $250 Giveaway

How To Start a WordPress Blog on HostGator - Step by Step

Nearly every week, I receive an email from a reader asking about how I gathered the motivation to start and maintain a blog. The very first thing you need to do is to START the blog you want. You won’t know if you like blogging or if you hate it unless you actually start one.

Personally, I didn’t know if I would like blogging. I threw myself out there and before I knew it, I was addicted to it. I love blogging and everything that goes along with it.

As a little side note: Yesterday, I published a post about how it’s been one year since I left my day job for full-time freelancing. If it wasn’t for blogging, I honestly do not think any of this would have been possible. [Read more...]