5 Harsh Realities of Making a Living Online

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Okay, show of hands.

Who else is sick and tired of so-called gurus telling you making money online is easy, and all you have to do is follow a few simple steps to become a millionaire?

You know it’s not that easy.

You aren’t dumb.

You’ve tried building an online business, and you’ve experienced for yourself how tough it is.

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21 Warning Signs You’re Becoming a Social Media Snob

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Ever think you might be starting to take social media a little too seriously?

Sure, it started out innocently enough.

You were hanging out with family and friends, cracking jokes, sharing cool ideas, and having some good old-fashioned fun on Farmville. You know, pretty much like everyone else online.

Without even realizing it though, your perspective began to shift.

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Copyblogger Editor Admits to Sleeping with Readers and Recommends You Do the Same

image of alarm clock at 1:30 AMI have a confession to make.

Over the last three years, I’ve quietly been sleeping with Copyblogger readers.

Not just once, but hundreds or possibly thousands of times.

I’ve slept with women. I’ve slept with men.

Young or old, successful or inexperienced, I’ve gone to bed with them all, often more than one per day.

And you know what?

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Here’s Your Invitation to the Copyblogger Holiday Headline Clinic

image of gift boxIt’s Killer Headlines week at Copyblogger! Our guest editor Jon Morrow will be delivering up great content for you all week on how to write headlines that get results.

Today, sign up for our free headline clinic, coming later this week.

Do you ever have trouble with headlines? Most content marketers do, from time to time.

Well we have good news.

Continuing the theme of yesterday’s Headline Hacks announcement, Sonia Simone and I are getting together and holding a Copyblogger headline clinic.

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Yours Free: A Cheat Sheet for Writing Blog Posts That Go Viral

image of red gift bowIt’s Killer Headlines week at Copyblogger! Our guest editor Jon Morrow will be delivering up great content for you all week on how to write headlines that get results.

Up first, a stellar special report for immediate free download.

Some people say Merry Christmas.

Others say Happy Hanukkah.

Still others believe the holiday season is a massive conspiracy created by corporate America to part you with your money.

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6 Ways to Sell Without Selling Your Soul

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What’s the scariest Halloween costume you can imagine this year?

The villain from this year’s hot horror movie?

Zombies, vampires, the devil? Fat Elvis?

Not for me.

The most terrifying specter that might show up on my doorstep begging for a Snickers bar is …

The aggressive, pushy salesman.

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