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How to Increase your Blog/Website Ranking on Alexa

 

 

Alexa ranking is fast becoming one of the yardstick for measuring the popularity of a site or gauge a website traffic, as a result everyone is looking for how increase alexa ranking or improve rank on alexa.

Alexa ranking should not be the only yardstick to measure popularity of a site or gauge website traffic, some other web analytics service should be considered as well.

As at the time of writing this article our website Pospitips Online rank 204,643 globally, and maybe 3,493 in Nigeria, and 8,053 in China, when I investigate further is found out it showing that we have average of 80 -120 page view per day.

Alexa ranking of Pospitips Online

 

Below are few tips that will help you rank better on alexa

  1. Install Alexa Toolbar.You can find alexa toolbar on this link http://www.alexa.com/toolbar
  1. Install Alexa Widget.
  2. Write Unique Content. …
  3. Write Content regularly. …
  4. Share your content on social media.

Follow this link to read more on alexa blog http://blog.alexa.com/improving-your-alexa-rank/

Among all the five tips listed above the ones i personally discovered that really work like magic are 5, 3 to 4

Write Unique Content. …

Write Content regularly.

Share your content on social media.

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Top 10 Best Online Platforms For Job Search In Nigeria – 2017

 

I always smile when i hear people say there are no Jobs in Nigeria, meanwhile there are over 100 Job opportunities Near you, and i have also come to realize the problem with Nigerian graduates and Jobs seekers isn’t the problem of No Job, but “where” and  “how”  to search/source for jobs.

 

You won’t believe i was called for 3 interviews in 3 different states through my applications Online. at then i had no certificate, i just said i should try and see and i was called for interview in 3 different companies.

However, Due to the high standard of Internet in Nigeria, a lot of vacancies have found their way into the Internet.

“Poverty means, passing over opportunities Repeatedly”. – MytopbusinessIdeas.com

Well, i will be listing the Top websites for Job search in Nigeria for 2017, Including Links to the the respective site and twitter handle. Now lets begin:

AllJobs.ng

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Is a specialized job search system that allows Nigerians to search for jobs on websites and job boards. The principle of this site operation is similar to the classic search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, which allows you to find the required website by keyword search and afterward redirect users to them the same way AllJobs.ng  allows you to find the desired jobs using keywords and various filters and afterwards redirects you to the website on which the Job was posted. – VISIT NOW

Jobberman,com

Is regarded as Nigerians No.1 Jobs Website. They help employers fill their vacancies quickly and cost-effectively by giving them Access to the most relevant or qualified Job-seekers. Jobberman.com Is the most intuitive job portal providing up-to-minute Jobs opportunities around Nigeria. – VISIT NOW

HotNigerianJobs.Com

Is an Online daily publisher of latest jobs in Nigeria. vacancies in Nigeria, Career opportunities for Nigerians and more. – VISIT NOW

NgCareers.com

Is Nigerian’s top Job search, Recruitment and career site. Publishers of latest Jobs and Career opportunities for Nigerians. – VISIT NOW

JobListNigeria.com

Is the leading provider of Recruitment resources. committed to Connecting individuals (job seekers) to organizations (Employers). – VISIT NOW

NigerianJobPortal.com

Is an informative website that offers latest vacancies in Nigeria. Connecting Job seekers  and the employers through their portal. Here, Job seekers can post their resumes and be found by employers. And Employers can post jobs for free and still have access to resumes submitted on the websites. – VISIT NOW

Careers24.com.ng

Is a specialist online recruitment site that advertises Jobs by Nigerian Leading companies. They Offer recruiters the opportunity to post Jobs Ads. Also allows users and Job seekers to upload CVs and apply online for relevant employment opportunities. – VISIT NOW

NaijaOnlineJobs.com

Is a very unique website that not only publishes Jobs opportunities but also create Jobs in Nigeria and teaches how to create jobs for yourself. – VISIT NOW

JobZilla.ng

Is a site Graduates and Job seekers visit Whenever they are looking for Latest Jobs Opportunities and Vacancies. – VISIT NOW

VacanciesInNigeria.com.ng

https://twitter.com/JobsinNigeria/status/816273455926513664

They issue trending updates on latest Nigerian Jobs Opportunities and also link Employers to their desired Employees. – VISIT NOW

 

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How to get quality Adverts on your blog and get Paid

 

Hello Nigerian bloggers and website owners, I may not be mistaken if I say so many persons have been in search for ways to get free advertisements on their blog and still receive payment when due, otherwise many of us are already hooked-up with an advertisement platform and still looking for more ways to make money online.

Online Advertisements help websites and blog owners make additional income on their various sites.

However, there are many online advertising platforms like Google ad-sense and so many others. Well I wish to introduce a Nigerian based advertisement platform, I’ll call it the Nigerian Google adsense. (lol). It’s our home-based advertisement network.

This online platform grants you quality adverts, standby, pop-ups, and slideshows with easy payouts.

Here are some Nigerian blogs and sites that are using this ad service: punchng.com, bellanaija.com, tori.ng, dailypost.ng, informationng.com, hotnigerianjobs.com, dailytimes.ng, ogbongeblog.com, naijatechguide.com, premiumtimesng.com, misspetitenaijablog.com, nigeriabusinessdirectory.com, nigerianbulletin.com, naija247news.com, financialwatchngr.com, pospitipsonline.com, donfidel10blog.cf, and over 5000 other sites benefiting from this advertorial.

Watch your blog make money even when you are asleep.

Why not join the leading Nigerian ads network, and be promoted online, you are few just few steps away from making money with your blog/website.

Create a publisher account now, by following the steps below, I promise to make easy for you – Now lets begin:

 

STEP 1

After clicking the link above, you’ll see something like this

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Go to “Publisher” hover on it until you notice a Drop-down. click on “Create an account” then a form will be given

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Fill the form with your details which Include: UserName, Password, Email, Name, phone number and Domain (Blog/website Url) then enter the security code on the box given below then proceed.

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Click on Register (The pink Button) to create your account. After creating your account, verify via email then move to the next step.

STEP 2

LOG INTO YOUR ACCOUNT

alternative-adverts-login-pop-upGo to Login, enter your Username and Password, Click on Publisher then Login to your Dashboard.

alternative-adverts-login-1Scroll to the bottom to get your Statistics and Referral Code to share with friends on Social media platform, you will also earn when you refer people or when people click on your referral link.

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NOW, to gets the Free Ads on your Blog or Website, Go to Ads Codes on the Dashboard then click on Generate Ads Code then you’ll see something like this

alternative-adverts-login-3On the Ads Code title enter General then select Ad Type

alternative-adverts-login-4Then Click on Next to continue… then

alternative-adverts-login-5don’t bother to choose a category or title again Just enter your Domain (Blog/website Url) then proceed by clicking on SAVE

You’ll be directed to….

alternative-adverts-login-6Copy the Html code of your preffered banner and Paste on your Blog, then you’re set to start getting Quality Ads on your site aswell as making cool cash online…

done

GoodLuck…

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top 10 Bloggers We Admire

What It Means to Admire:

  • To regard with esteem, respect, approval or pleased
  • To find someone or something attractive and pleasant to look
  • To wonder at

Once in a while we just think we should give a shout-out to our Loyal Bloggers, friends, mentors, models, fathers, mothers and elders in the Blogging world. though we (Pospitips Online) haven’t been so influential as suppose , but we thought it wise to display our mentors and role models and those we have benefited from both physically, morally, and intellectually. Let’s List  the top 10 Bloggers in the world that we admire…

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LINDA IKEJI (Nigeria)
LINDA IKEJI
(Nigeria)

Linda Ikeji is the No.1 Blogger in Nigeria and probably Africa.  A former model, she blogs about Entertainment and Gossips, she is also the founder of LIS ( A social Networking site ) – visit Linda’s Blog

 

 

 

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VEETHEE DIXIT (India)
VEETHEE DIXIT
(India)

Veethee Dixit is a Blogger with passion, a beauty, fashion and Lifestyle Blogger, she is one of the Bloggers we’ll always remember. her Blog articles, advice and suggestions has helped us a lot, she is a friend and companion  – Visit Veethee’s Blog

 

 

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JIDE OGUNSANYA (Nigeria)

Jide Ogunsanya is a digital and top Nigerian Blogger, he makes money from online businesses. he is the founder of the Nigerian Bloggers Forum Visit Jide’s Blog

 

 

 

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INYENE UDOM (London, England)

Inyene Udom is a Blogger on trending  technology DIY tips on computers, phones, apps and any other electronic devices,  a full time online marketer and bogger – visit Inyene’s blog.

 

 

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DARLINTON UMEH (Nigeria)
DARLINTON UMEH
(Nigeria)

Darlinton Omeh is a tech entrepreneur, a business coach one of our un-equal mentors here at pospitips online – visit Darlinton’s blog

 

 

 

 

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OLUWASEUN OSEWA (Nigeria)
OLUWASEUN OSEWA
(Nigeria)

Oluwaseun Osewa is an entrepreneur, programmer and webmaster we will call him an internet entrepreneur his the founder of the most visited indigenous website in Nigeria. – visit Seun’s blog

 

 

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NAIJA SINGLE GIRL (Nigeria)

Naija Single Girl is a living single but wants to be a wife. lol well, pospititps online got to know her through the nairaland’s forum, she has really been a challenge to us, her blog content are superb – visit Naija Single Girl’s blog.

 

 

 

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MOLA OGUNDELE (Nigeria)
MOLA OGUNDELE
(Nigeria)

Mola Ogundele is the founder of notjustok.com, Nigeria’s best known music website –  visit Mola’s blog.

 

 

 

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OSCAR FRANK (Nigeria)
OSCAR FRANK
(Nigeria)

Oscar Frank is one of Nigeria blogger that inspires us with his tech guides, he is a nerd who blogs, makes music, video graphs, read alot and loops the whole process for a living –  visit Oscar’s blog

 

 

 

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POSPI OTUSON (Proudly Nigerian)

Pospi Otuson is a young entrepreneur, social media marketer, business coach, freelace writer, online monetizer and Nigerian blogger he is the C.E.O/founder of pospitips online –  you can connect him on facebook

 

 

 

we admire you all…

the above mentioned bloggers may not be the best, but they are the top ten (10) bloggers we (pospitips online) admires and these bloggers’ blog and advice have contributed immensely to growth of pospitips online.

 

How to Make Money On Linda Ikeji Social (LIS)

LindaIkejiSocial.com was launched on 1st November as a social networking site with a twist. Apart from allowing you to share memories, connect with friends, read breaking news from Linda Ikeji’s blog, you can also MAKE MONEY on the Linda Ikeji Social Network. that’s Awesome…RIGHT?

Well, below are the ways you can make money on Linda Ikeji Social :

1. Submit Original Stories

You can make money by submitting stories on Linda Ikeji Social.

LIS will pay you N1,000 per approved story. For your story to be approved for payment, it must be exclusive and original. Payments will reflect in the “wallet” section of your LIS profile.

Imagine, submitting 10 exclusive news to LIS in a day. That’s N10,000. Not bad if you are not yet making reasonable money online and if Adsense is not yet making sense on your blog…lol

To submit exclusive news on LIS, sign in and click on “Submit Story” button.

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2. Adverts On Your LIS Business Page

You can also make money through the business pages you create on LIS.

According to Linda Ikeji, if your LIS business page has at least 50,000 followers, LIS will use your page to advertise goods and services for their clients. Hence, you will get a share of what advertisers pay LIS to advertise on the platform.

You will get 20% of whatever advertisers pay for each banner.

If your business page followers get to 100,000, two banners will be placed on your page and you will earn double of the amount i.e x2 of the 20% per banner. Cool…huh?

3. LIS Giveaways

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Every week, LIS will be giving out cash, prizes, recharge cards and other amazing freebies etc So, this is another way you can make money on LIS.

You have to be part of the community to find out what LIS will be giving away. Just click on the “Giveaways” button to know what’s up.

Join LIS and Follow me at : pospi-otuson

also FOLLOW our page on LIS here

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Why I Choose Blogging!

This post is not meant to recruit new Bloggers into the Blogging world, NO. rather, Its just a little piece of writing on why i choose blogging Amongst other Jobs. (In my own words and Experiences)

Well, I have never thought of becoming a Blogger, Although i cant really tell how my blogging appetite came about, All i know is that; I have choosing Blogging as future Career Though it came as a hobby.

My parents had never supported my new found career (BLOGGING) Why? Because they fear that i may end up becoming nothing in Life. though they were ignorant of what my real intentions where. The word Blogging has eaten deep into me that i cant go through a day without Thinking about Pospitips Online.

though not into full time blogging but i intend putting my necessary effort, dedication and exercise patience to watch my Blog grow to become a large Entrepreneurial Community. with time Blogging is going to be my full time Job, that’s when I’ll be out of school but for now i blog part-time.

SEE ALSO: How to start a profitable blog and make millions online

WHY I CHOOSE BLOGGING

To Prove Blogging A Career:

It’s true Blogging is not being taught in colleges, but i think it’s worth career. Well, The Discouragement from friends and family members motivated me more and more to pursue my blogging career, just to prove blogging a career. (This has been my major goal ever since I started).

To Become The First Successful Blogger In My Ward:

Some of the words my father always said to me was How many bloggers have succeeded in our state? anytime i hear these words coming out of him i feel discouraged but I have always wanted to become a blogger, so i never gave up. If no successful blogger have existed in my state, then i want to be the first.

To Share My Knowledge:

As a young Entrepreneur, I loved public speakers and desired to be like them but i could not  due to my shy nature. I have always known known myself to be an epitome of knowledge and wisdom. “PLEASE AM NOT BOASTING” Its a gift from God, I may not be able to share my ideas and knowledge in words but i can do it 100% in writing.

I have always thought there  is something special in me, i think i have something that someone is looking for, i think i have an idea that could straighten your business and and entrepreneurial mentality.

One of the Major reasons i Joined Blogging was to Share my Knowledge.

To make cool money:

As i said, i intend building an awesome community for entrepreneurs. so with time am gonna turn Pospitips Online into a money making machine. Lol (: , Invest on it, Get a domain and a great hosting platform.

I came to know blogging as a place to make cool cash without talking to nobody, buying or selling. i joined blogging to exchange my knowledge and ideas for interest which automatically comes inform of money though blogging haven’t given me what i want, but i know it will.

i don’t sell my ideas to you to end money, NO, i only share my ideas to you for free. While i  receive my salary and wages. one of the main reason’s i joined blogging is to make cool cash online.

Blogging Is A Career!
Blogging Is A Career!

Maybe I’ll stop here for now to continue some other day and off-course i will share what i experienced pursuing my blogging career.

Thanks

 

Please drop your comments below

Top 5 Facebook groups for blog promotion

 

With over one billion active users, FACEBOOK is the #1 social media platform. If you’re not leveraging the power of Facebook to grow your blog, you’re missing out on increased blog traffic.

I was able to put together 5 group for bloggers blog promotion. And this groups helped me a lot

Facebook groups are a great way to:

  1. Connect with fellow bloggers
  2. Collaborate with bloggers
  3. Support each other etc.
  4. promote your content

While it’s great to use Facebook as a way to connect with other bloggers, some groups don’t allow you to promote your content. I know a lot of bloggers are interested in sharing their blog posts and social media on Facebook. For that reason, in this post I’m sharing with you 5 Facebook groups for promoting your content. And maybe include the sharing schedule for each group.

TOP 5 FACEBOOK GROUPS FOR BLOG PROMOTION

  • BLOGGERS: FOLLOW, COMMENT and LIKE EXCHANGE

Increasing BLOG TRAFFIC

Increasing followers for your BLOG, YOUTUBE CHANNEL and TWITTER

Increasing FACEBOOK page likes

Inviting more comments for BLOG POSTS and FACEBOOK PAGES.

Suggestions are always welcome!

JOIN: BLOGGERS: FOLLOW, COMMENT and LIKE EXCHANGE

  • STRATEGIC BLOGGER THREADS

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This is a group for daily comment,likes,subscribes and follow exchange.
JOIN: STRATEGIC BLOGGER THREADS

NIGERIAN BLOGGERS COMMENT, FOLLOWS & LIKE EXCHANGE

nigeriaThis is a group only for Nigerian Bloggers, they promote each others blog via comments, follows and Like exchange

JOIN: NIGERIAN BLOGGERS COMMENT, FOLLOWS & LIKE EXCHANGE

  • SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT BOOST

socialThis is and Awesome facebook group engaging bloggers into daily comment threads in blogs, follows, likes and shares in all other social media platforms.

JOIN: SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT BOOST

  • THE BLOGGING SQUAD

theThe Blogging Squad is an online community for bloggers. On this Facebook group, Blogger & Influencer support group. In this group are: Bloggers, you can share your latest blog/social media posts in their daily threads.

JOIN: THE BLOGGING SQUAD

Please make sure  you strife to be a member of this awesome groups an get promoted Online.

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How to start a profitable Blog and make millions online

 

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Please this is not the regular step by step guide to starting a blog. I am strictly focusing on starting a profitable, successful blog with respect to business principles. So I will shun some conventional wisdom and generic guidelines. If you are ready to learn, then let’s proceed

 

 

why do i start a blog:

So you want to start a successful blog? Have you ever asked yourself why you want to start a blog ? You may think this is unnecessary but in reality; it might turn out to be the underlying line between success and failure.

Why do you want to start a blog ?

You must answer this question before even developing the idea for your blog. People start blogs for different reasons and this simple reason may be a determinant factor to your success or failure in blogging. The reason you start a blog will determine your mindset and approach towards blogging. If you start a blog simply for the money; you may never get it.

Linda Ikeji started her blog because she identified a need. She observed that Nigerians like gossip, and they like poke-nosing into other people’s affair; while ignoring their own problems. So she started her blog and now she is making money from it.

I started this BLOG   to fill a need; I started this business blog to help entrepreneurs solve their intricate business challenges in return for a profit and this is the sole reason why I don’t consider myself a blogger or internet marketing expert. I am strictly an entrepreneur; I serve and solve other people’s problems in return for a profit, not wages or salary.

And because I am an entrepreneur, I have to think like one. This led me to work on developing my business or entrepreneurial skills. This blog is not a job, neither is it a hobby; it’s a business. But something I want you to note is this; I did not start this business blog solely for the profit; if I did, I would have sold it off a long time ago

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The primary reason why I started this blog was because of the leverage. Yes, I want to use this blog as leverage to greater heights in the future. The profits may be pouring in but the leverage is more important to me and I don’t mind sacrificing the profits to increase the leverage. Leveraging this blog can be done in several ways but I think that’s a topic for another day. Leverage is the reason I started this blog; what’s your own reason for starting a blog ?

 

Develop Your mindset:

This is always the first point I stress whenever I am sharing information that challenges you or requires you to take action. Before ever venturing online to make money or earn a full living, you must first see yourself achieving it. You must believe it is possible and achievable regardless of your region or country; whether United States, U.K, Ghana or Nigeria . You must see blogging in Nigeria and making money online as a possibility; all I am saying in essence is that you must challenge your self doubt and laziness.

Ultimately, you must be prepared to leave your comfort zone. After challenging your self doubt, you must set a specific goal or target. What is your expectation online? It might be to make your first $100 or to become an expert in a niche. Whatever goal you set, make sure it is achievable.

 

find a Niche :

Search for the perfect Niche
Search for the perfect Niche

You have probably found a tangible reason why you want to start a blog; the next thing will be to find your niche. Just as you find a market for your product or service; you also have to determine your niche online.

:idea:Who are the main targets of your blog ?

Now what is a Niche? A Niche is simply a small group of people with a common interest. Examples of popular niches are:

Beauty
Food
Vegans
Angel investors
Dog owners
Football fans
Students
Teenagers
Sports Betting
Forex Traders
Weight Watchers
Pool
Arsenal Fans
Chelsea Fans
Man U Fans
Singles
Game lovers
Housewives
Nursing Mothers
Careers
Dating
Education
Marriage
Making Money and so on…. 

Therefore Niche blogs are going to be blogs related to different topics that a select group of people are interested in. The reason for this is because there may be a lot of people interested in a particular topic but don’t know where to go to get more information about that topic. That is where you come in; to provide the content they need and in return these visitors will buy products from you or click on your ads to generate a nice income for you.

Niche blogging is more powerful because you don’t have to compete with other competitors for the same crowd. Armed with the right knowledge, you can go into a niche and completely dominate. A good rule of thumb in niche blogging is that your niche must be a high paying, low competitive niche. If you can’t figure out a niche to target; then you have no business starting a blog. Without the customers; a business has no cause to exist, so also does a blog without a niche.

 

Define the Blog mission:

What’s your blog’s mission? What do you aim to achieve with your blog ? These two questions make the big difference between profitable, successful blogs and the average blogs. A blog mission may not be important to you if you are starting a personal blog; in this case, your personal mission will be your blog’s mission.

But if you are serious about building a successful business blog that will stand the test of time; if you want to start a profitable blog that will grow with or without your personal effort, then you should forge a mission statement for your blog.

 

set your goal and objectives:

To build a profitable blog, you must set goals and objectives. You must have both short and long term goals for your blog; your goals will be the benchmark on which to judge your blog growth rate. You can use traffic, income or subscriber base as a yardstick to analyze your blog growth.

 

Define your brand strategy:

This is one of the most important factors most people overlook when starting a blog from scratch. Your brand strategy in the long run is going to determine the value of your blog, its relevance and its overall potential. Now how do you define your brand strategy?

It’s quite simple. Your brand strategy begins with you answering this question: Are you starting a personal blog or a business blog? Your personal blog is your personal brand; it’s a blog that reflects your life values and culture.

Now is POSPITIPS ONLINE  business or personal blog ? Well, it’s a business blog because it’s not attached to me; it’s a business blog because it has its own core value and culture. I can go on vacation for a year; yet this blog will keep growing geometrically because it has been programmed to run on auto pilot without me.

POSPITIPS ONLINE  has its own life to live and I have mine, same with any other  business blog. The worst  thing with a personal blog is that it might live and die with you but a business blog lives on because it doesn’t depend on your personal influence to survive. Business blogs also hold more value than personal blogs. Asset transfer and sustained growth in a personal blog is quite difficult without retaining the founding blogger.

 

Develop your overall strategy:

Another essential factor that will affect your quest to start a profitable blog is your overall strategy. Your overall strategy should be one that you will stick to no matter the storm. It’s a proven strategy that almost guarantees success and every other strategy will be hinged on it.

One of the reasons I was able to build Pospitips online to this level with no marketing or advertising budget was because I started it with the mindset of an entrepreneur. I started it on the same principle I use to build my offline businesses. I started it with an overall strategy; a strategy I have tested and proven in my offline businesses. What’s my overall strategy?

My favorite Quote➡➡➡➡ success in life does not depend on ability But determination

 

join a community related to your Niche 

The third step to making money online in Nigeria by Blogging is to join a community related to your chosen niche. For instance, if you have researched and discovered that a niche exist for guitar players, all you have to do is join social networks and forum for guitar players. Joining this forum will help you see the problems or needs existing in the niche.

I am a member of several communities related to business, entrepreneurship and investing. These communities bring me closer to my targeted niche. Using these communities as leverage, I can have a sneak preview into the minds of entrepreneurs to know the challenges they are facing currently. When you address the problems of people and offer them a solution, you draw them closer to yourself and make them loyal readers of your blog.

 

Build the Blog system:

This is where you build the structure that will host your blog; this is where you put up the necessary system that will house all your operations. Your blog system includes domain name registration, choosing your hosting platform; choosing a blog platform and setting up the blog. This process is similar to finding a location for your offline business, obtaining permits and buying your office equipment.

Now what is the best small business blogging platform ? I don’t know. What I can advice is that you choose a blog platform you understand its technicalities. Seth Godin built a successful blog on Typepad, Dave Lucas built a blog on blogger; while Steve Pavlina built a profitable blog on WordPress. Success can be achieved on any platform, just make sure you understand its ins and outs.

 

Define your operational tactics:

Your operational tactics entails how you want to run your blog; your overall budget and the time you’ll allot to building the blog.

I also made a policy that I will run the blog on lean budget until it begins to fend for itself and pay its bills. Now, my blog is run full time by my team. That was my operational strategy and it worked for me because I planned it before even starting this blog.

You want to start a profitable blog?

How often will you publish articles? Here at Pospitips Online, I publish Once in every week. How much time will you devote to you? How will you schedule your limited time to make sure every system is well taken care off ?

This you must plan and sort out before even starting a blog. Most people have asked me why I disabled the comment module on this blog. Well, it’s an operation tactics that works inline with my overall strategy; concentration. I will rather concentrate my effort on writing quality content that yields result than waste my time moderating comments.

I have less time so I chose to concentrate my efforts on things that matters most. That doesn’t mean you should follow my steps; find an operational tactic that work best for you and stick to it.

 

Define your income strategy:

What is your income strategy ? The root of this question boils down to why you want to start a blog. Are you building a blog for cash flow or capital gain? Are you building a blog to hold or flip? Are you building a blog for earned, passive or portfolio income ? These are questions you must answer because they will determine how you generate revenue from your blog; they will determine your monetization strategy.

I have seen bloggers brag about how they make thousands of dollars from their blogs but most of them are only thriving on earned income; meaning they make money by keeping an online job. I will give an example; if you run a blog that directly generates $50/month but you earn $5,000 from by providing writing services, then you are still an employee working for a salary. If you stop writing, your income will drop because you are on earned income.

I have also seen bloggers who generate full revenue from their blogs without even having to run it. I consider these individuals true entrepreneurs. Even if they go on vacation for a year; their blog income will keep growing because it doesn’t depend on them.

This is what I call passive income and it’s what I’m concentrating on. There are two types of bloggers; those who build a business and those who build a job, which one do you want to be.

 

I’ll continue later But i think this will take you a long way .  Share your thoughts below

How To Pay Online Using Naira MasterCard or visa

 

Making online payment is fast and simple. Online payment through naira MasterCard, VisaCard or any other credit/debit card is the most convenient way to shop online. But many still find this modern way of payment awkward for many reasons. Some believe its not safe while other simply don’t know how to go about it.

Let me address the first set of people – people who thing making payment with their credit card online is not safe. In fact that is the safest way to pay for things. Carrying cash around present real and danger and you are never sure of the money you carry in your wallet at any time, it could be stolen or get lost. It is even the most common thing to over pay for goods and services when paying cash. But with credit/debit card, you are protected from such.

 

Any online merchant that accept credit/debit card is secure and has many industry security standards in place to protect your card. Credit/debit cards has become far too secured against fraud and theft, so much that you don’t have much to worry about. So, go ahead and make payments online with your MasterCard, VisaCard, Interswitch, American Express or any card you have..

Process Of Making Payment With Naira MasterCard/Visa

Like I said earlier, this process is very simple and I am going to explain it step by step. From now on, you will be able to make payment online with your naira or dollar MasterCard or VisaCard or any card for that matter without hassle.

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  • Login to the online platform where you want to make the payment.
  • Select “Credit Card” as your payment option.
  • Fill in the details from your naira MasterCard (Enter the card number, the expiry date, and the card code)
  • Some platform may require you to enter the PIN for added security, that’s not bad, enter it
  • Click on “Make Payment” button and proceed.
  • You may be required to enter a code generated from your token in some cases, enter it and proceed finally.

These are all there is. You can see the process is just simple and trouble free. Before you enter your card details into any website, make sure the page is a secure page. You can know this by checking on your browser to see if the url is https (secure) or http (non secure) and also look for a green padlock beside the https as you can see from this website’s url. See the image below

How to know if a website page is secure, look for the green https signs on the browser
How to know if a website page is secure, look for the green https signs on the browser

 

With this, you know your transaction and card details is secure. If you have any question, drop your comments below

 

 

See How To Create A Free Blog In Five Minutes

You’ve been thinking and searching for how to create a free blog? Now, you are about to find out exactly how to create a free blog within five minutes. You already know the benefit of blogging, so I’d skip that and go straight to business.

The tutorial is going to be step by step and direct to the point. And by the time we are done, you will have your own site ready for business. This article will cover the free blogs which is a very good starting point for beginner bloggers and good for professionals as well.

There are two major free blogging platforms (WordPress.com and Blogger.com) that you can use. Both are very robust and offers everything you need to build a free yet professional looking site.

To Setup A Free Blog In Five Minutes With Blogger.com

Blogger promises you’d start blogging in five minutes and they have been living up to that promise for years now. Millions of blogs are currently hosted on Blogspot with the number still counting. This is because of the ease of setting up and managing new blogs that blogger offers. Here are the steps to follow:-

  1. Go to Blogger.com which is the home page for Blogspot where your free blog will be created and hosted.

2.  Once you are there, you will see a login box for Google account, enter your Gmail email address and password to login into blogspot (all it takes is one Google account for all Google products). If you don’t have any Google account, click on “Create an Account” to proceed with your setup.

  1. The moment you login with your Gmail and password, you will see the screenshot below
  1. Fill in your ‘Blog Title’ and your ‘Blog Address’ and Select your desired ‘Template’ to proceed.
  • Your blog title is the title that summarizes what your blog is all about. Here I choose “My Blog for Animal Business” suggesting that the blog I’m setting up is all about Animal Business. Chose whatever title that is appropriate for your blog.
  • Your ‘Blog Address’ is the universal resource locator (url) through which your blog can be located on the internet. Here you have whatevernameyouchose.blogspot.com which is a subdomain. How to change your blog address from subdomain to custom first level domain? Will come very soon
  • Your ‘Template’ is the predesigned feel and look for your blog (how your blog will look)

After filling all the information as shown on the screenshot above, then click on (“Create blog”) the orange button you see below on the screenshot to create your blog. That’s is! This should take you about 3-4 minutes to complete.

  1. From https://www.blogger.com/home click on your blog title, it will take you to the blog’s dashboard, start adding your contents from there.

To Setup A Free Blog In Five Minutes With WordPress.com

WordPress is another giant in blogging software and promises ease of start and use. It is one of the most amazing alternative to paid blogs and comes with many preassigned functionality.

  1. Go to WordPress.com there you will see messages that reads “Create your new website for free WordPress.com is the best place for your personal blog or business site” and without wasting time, click on “Create Website”. It will take you to a page that shows screenshot below.
  1. Enter your “Blog Address” as I did above and click on “Create Your blog and Continue” to the next step.

You notice there are 5 steps to take. Each should take you less than a minute.

  1. Once you are in the next page, you will see the form similar to the one I have in the picture below

Fill in your information the way I did, you can use any email address that is workable, select a username that is okay by you, choose your password – something difficult to guess, and click on “Next Step” to proceed.

  1. In this step, you have the option to buy a custom address instead of yourname.wordpress.com. If you have $18-25 you can go for that or you skip it and make do with subdomain provided for free.
  2. Here you chose your site template (how you would like your site to look) there are varieties of pre made templates to choose from. You can preview to see which one you like most before selecting. After you’ve selected one, you click “Next Step” to proceed to the final step.

  3. Here, you have the option to go for beginner, premium, or business packages.

  • FreeJust start blogging: get a free blog and be on your way to publishing your first post in less than five minutes.
  • Premium –  Blog, supercharged: get your own domain name, powerful customization options and lots of space for audio and video.
  • BusinessTake it to the next level: get everything included with Premium, as well as live chat support and unlimited access to WordPress.com collection of premium themes.

Since we are dealing with the subject of setting up free blogs, we’d select ‘free’ and proceed. As you select the free package which is free for life, it will take you to the dashboard where you will start blogging immediately without wasting time.

Congratulation! You now have a blog of your own!!

 

 

 

 

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How To Start A Blog On Facebook

Facebook is the biggest social networking site on earth and blogging is the fasted and easiest way to share information and get across to people. So, its not surprising that people are searching for how to blog on Facebook or how to start a blog on Facebook. Blogging on Facebook will enable you reach millions of user without breaking sweet and I want to show you step by step how to blog on Facebook and reach millions of Facebook users with your message.

This post is not about how to create a Facebook fan page for your blog as that has been covered already neither is it on how to post your blog post on Facebook as we intend covering that soon. This is as it is – how to create a blog on Facebook.

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NOW LETS BEGIN

  1. Sign-in to Facebook or create a new account.
  1. Look for “More” button below your cover photo area.
  2. Hover over the “More” button to reveal a drop down.

  3. Scroll down to “Manage Section” and click on it.

  4. Select “Note” and click save to have it on more section.

  5. Come back and hover over “More” to see “Note”.

  6. Click on the “Note” and enter your blog post.

8.Then publish it on Facebook for your hundreds of friends.

This step is quite simple, drop me a comment if you are having any difficulty. You can publish anything from opinion piece to investigative materials. Good luck blogging on Facebook and always remember to drop by and share this on Facebook.

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Benefits Of Using Twitter For Business

 

With over 500 million accounts and 200 million tweets every single day, Twitter is the new media kid on the block. No wonder Twitter plays a vital role in the hundreds of social media marketing tactics run by different companies worldwide.

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