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How to Make a Successful Facebook Page and Get More Likes

How to Make a Successful Facebook Page and Get More Likes

For ages, I have had websites with a lot of articles about my different endeavors. And like everybody else, I want my articles to get read by interested people. Making it at some point necessary to make an accompanying Facebook page.

It is not that hard to make a page. But very soon 2 questions will pop up:

  • How to make a successful Facebook page?
  • How do I get more likes on my page and my posts?

There are other Social Media that can be helpful if you want to promote your website. For this article, I concentrate on Facebook, because I’m more familiar with this medium.

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3 Fundamental Questions for Evaluating 2020 and Planning 2021

3 Fundamental Questions for Evaluating 2020 and Planning 2021

Having no targets is like shooting hail at random in all directions, hoping to hit a duck. Having goals without an action plan is slightly better, but no guarantee of success. So what then?

In this article I am going to explain the 3 fundamental questions you have to ask yourself or your organization for evaluating 2020 and planning 2021 the right way.

Prepare yourself for success, you deserve it!

To start with a spoiler – these are the basic questions:

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Review of Raynor Winn’s 2 Monumental Books about Homelessness and Illness

Review of Raynor Winn’s 2 Monumental Books about Homelessness and Illness

In one breath I finished reading Raynor Winn’s books about homelessness. It doesn’t happen often to me anymore that I’m so enthusiastic about books!

What is the definition of homelessness? It can be “not having sufficient resources to afford a roof above your head”. I have also found “living in homes that are below the minimum standard or are not permanently employed”.

If the definition is “not having a permanent address”, then Tom and I have had 2 periods of homelessness. One was when we had sold our house and the municipality did not want to give us a residence permit on the office building we were living in.

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Review of Traffic Secrets by Russell Brunson

Review of Traffic Secrets by Russell Brunson

The biggest struggle small business owners like me have is “How do I get traffic to my website?”

There is the technical answer to this question. For example, your website must be found and indexed by Google. This means it must be fast enough, both on mobile and desktop. This speed depends on several factors, which are not the scope of this article.

This article is a review of Traffic Secrets by Russell Brunson. It’s about organic, paid and owned traffic as an answer to my original question: “How do I get traffic to my website?” Or in modern lingo, how to get eyeballs on our website, eyeballs that stay (and buy). Preferably in a way we can control ourselves, for the bigger part.

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11 Steps to Start a Website for Personal or Business Use

11 Steps to Start a Website for Personal or Business Use

When you start something new, all the required steps can be overwhelming to say the least. And this is especially the case when you want to start a new website. I want to break down this complicated process for you in 11 steps.

I won’t promise that makes it easier, but it surely will give you a bigger sense of control, which does wonders for your peace of mind. A relaxed mind can be more creative and productive than a stressed one.

In this article I describe 11 steps to start a website. I will add some information to each step. Either by describing it here or by providing the link to an extensive article I wrote about that specific issue.

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11 Simple Steps to Change your Life no Matter what Age you are

11 Simple Steps to Change your Life no Matter what Age you are

We all need inspiration. Some find it in religion, others in being a volunteer. Some are participating in politics, or join a single-issue movement. Either choice is great, as long as you leave other people the freedom of choice as well.

Unfortunately, I also see people my age coming to a standstill. No inspiration left. Tired of the efforts of their past work. No hobbies and no idea what to do with the rest of their lives.

“In the absence of any special circumstances, the mortality rates for voluntarily retired workers during the first year or two of retirement are considerably higher than the general level that otherwise might be expected…” (ssa.gov)

Giving your life meaning is essential. And if you don’t have inspiration, it sure helps if you actively seek it. What are steps to change your life?

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Review: iThemes – The Best WordPress Security Plugin in my Opinion

Review: iThemes - The Best WordPress Security Plugin in my opinion

Whenever I get the dreaded message that someone’s site is hacked, I thank my security plugin. 🙂 Most hosts take care of security as well of course, but in the end it’s our own responsibility to make sure their efforts have effect.

The number of WordPress plugins I use is not big, although I don’t meet the recommended maximum of 5. Most of these plugins are free versions, but the one I am paying for – and with love – is iThemes.

In my opinion iThemes Security Pro is the best wordpress security plugin. I also use iThemes Sync and iThemes BackupBuddy. And especially that last one has saved me on several occasions.

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Review: Left Neglected by Lisa Genova. What is the most Important in Life?

Review: Left Neglected - Lisa Genova. What is the most Important in Life?

Do you like to read? I love it. There is not a day I don’t read. Sometimes there has been going on so much, there was only time for half an hour before bed. Other days I read every time I walk my rounds in the house (which I do twice an hour in order to prevent sitting too much).

When one reads that much, a book must either be very well written or have very valuable content to stand out. Left neglected by Lisa Genova is such a book. Better yet, it is very well written and has content full of life lessons.

It’s not meant as a selfhelp book, but it is very well possible to learn your own lessons from the content of this book, which I love.

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Selling Pictures Online? What are the Possibilities and Problems?

Selling Pictures Online? What are the Possibilities and Problems?

One of the ideas in 20 Ideas on how to make money after retirement is to sell your digital pictures. Can you start selling pictures online just like that? What are the options you have? And equally important, what are possible problems you can encounter? I’ll elaborate on these in this article.

You don’t have to be a professional photographer nowadays to sell your pictures. Although it helps if you know what you are doing and if you maintain a quality standard in composition, use of color and format.

In my working life I was a graphic designer and I hired photographers all the time for my clients’ products. Before it was easy and accessible to buy stock photos on the internet, I bought CD’s with theme based pictures. In both cases the issue of copyright had to be dealt with.

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DIY: The Technique and Format of an eBook

DIY: The Technique and Format of an eBook

NoGeraniums gives – among other things – information how you can make money out of your hobby. Today’s article explains the technique and format of an ebook. Once you have written a book you can outsource the process that comes after that. But if you are like me, you want to do a lot of the process yourself in order to make your e-book as perfect as possible.

There are many eBooks on offer that are not – strictly speaking – an eBook. At some time I made a PDF for one of my websites – 20 Tips: How to get the most out of a Museum Visit. And during that same period I was commissioned to make an eBook in EPUB and MOBI format of the English version of The Story of Amnesty International that my husband wrote with a friend. Then I really became aware of the differences between an eBook and a PDF document.

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