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5 Kinds of Clickbait that Smart People Shall Not Fall Into

It’s 2018, when everyone is a publisher!

I mean, how many of you would check your post once in every hour to see how many likes you got on Instagram?! Long story short, no matter how much you think you don’t care about it, at some point you’ll try to attract people to see what you post so they can potentially spread the love on your page.

Some people try so hard to do it that they would give some provoking title to get some unique visitors to their page. Hence, the invention of the term clickbait that we all know now.

To be fair, some of us learned the hard way that we started to check the content first before we shared an article in social media. The thing is, some others would buy this kind of clickbait. And that’s exactly why the clickbait situation never stops.

But there are some kinds of clickbait that you smart people shall never fall into… Why? BecauseĀ it’s obviously just a clickbait and not legit.

What are they?

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The Ultimate Guide to When You Want to Start Earning Extra Income Through Blogging

If you ask me whether I’m a full-time blogger or not, I’m conflicted to answer. In a way, I spend most of my time sitting in front of the computer and check what I can do with it to be more attractive to read. Be it regarding the content, or the layout. But then again, I barely could live solely from my blog.

So, this post is not exactly about how you could earn six-figure in a month from blogging because it’s not. This post is about how sometimes something could turn out alright when you least expected it to work even well enough.

My source of income is mainly from some remote works that I’ve got. I work as a freelance copywriter for some local Indonesian brands while I’ve also worked as Social Media Strategist for some local celebrity.

These jobs work well for me to at least pay my bills on time. But compared to my previous 9-to-5 job, it’s more than half of my usual income. And the only good thing is that I no longer have to pay for the rent as I now live in my parents’ house.

And one of the things that have turned out alright for me after I moved back in is this blog. Why? Because unexpectedly, this blog helps me to get some extra income every once in a while.

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WordPress for Dummies: Why You May Want to Choose .org Over .com

Unless you haven’t read my post on the rookie mistakes that I’ve done when I started blogging, then you probably know that if there was anything that I wish I knew earlier, it was the fact that there are actually two kinds of WordPress. And if I knew it earlier, I’d totally go for the wordpress.org anytime.

I mean, the only disappointment that I got when I started this blog, it was the fact that I upgraded my blog into personal plan on wordpress.com.

Because of this, I had to spend extra in one-year period solely for blogging. And I couldn’t blame anyone but myself. I mean, I’m not really tech-savvy, and I had to do everything all by myself. Too broke to hire an assistant whatever, yet I had to pay extra because of my own mistakes.

But because of the stupid mistakes that I’ve done earlier, now I want to share with you who thinks about starting your own blog with absolutely zero knowledge of WordPress.

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