Regrets? I've Had a Few!
Last Updated: December 5, 2023
So, don't panic, the title doesn't signify anything dramatic!I was just reflecting on having been here at WA for 5 years, on the day that the platform is undergoing the biggest update in its 18-year history.Not my usual type of post, it's just me rambling my thoughts out loud!When I began my journey here, I had already been a professional freelance writer for 6 years, so I had some advance knowledge of SEO and copywriting.I joined after watching one of Roope's videos, (thanks, Roope!) more for
Find a profitable niche!
Last Updated: December 3, 2023
So, here's an interesting idea on how to find a profitable niche, that you can see is actually making money!You may have heard of Flippa.com, which is a platform for selling websites. But, did you know you can use it for research?Let's take a look, you will need to sign up to Flippa, but it's free.On their homepage, use the search bar to enter a niche you are interested in. Let's try fitness.Now, there are 103 results, but we need to narrow this down, so use the filters to ask for revenue-gener
When is a Video Not a Video?
Last Updated: December 1, 2023
So, that's a confusing question, right?I have been looking into the YouTube monetization rules, which include some pretty strict restrictions and definitions. You may think that when you hit the required number of subscribers and watch time, that monetization approval is automatic. But no, your channel will be inspected first. So, if your New Year's resolution is to start a YouTube channel, then you need to get it right from the outset!Particularly if you are jumping into the trend of faceless