Do not underestimate offline sources

Last Update: June 23, 2015

As I have had problems with my internet connection lately, it could have given me "a few days off", but instead I found myself constantly thinking about what to do in my next post, what to review and what next to write about.

In the beginning I was very frustrated because my mind was so fixed on online searches. I completely forgot; some years ago we had all the information we needed available offline!

This lead me to take a look around in my house, and I ended up with quite a few ideas within my niche. I have been taping some informational tv-programs about my niche a while ago, so I have spent three hours watching those. It gave me some great ideas to build further upon.

I also went through the books I have. I'll admit I do not have that many books, but I was surprised how many ideas i was able to discover. Things I never even would have thought about doing an online search for! All this research will definitely keep me busy the next couple of weeks, and now I am actually finding myself being thankful for my internet trouble so I was able to find other sources of information I would never have thought about in the first place.

My point with sharing this is, Internet might not be your only choice and source of information, even though it is the most convenient. You are still able to use your books, tv-shows, newspapers, commercial, library and other great sources of information. The only difference is you might have to move from your "comfy-spot" and actually think just a tiny bit different. I encourage you to be creative in your research, and who knows? It might actually be this kind of research who gives you the ranking you are waiting for, and everything that follows with a good ranking :)

Have a great research, and a wonderful week!

Mona

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Kathy331 Premium
I agree Mona, my living space is full of books and there's also the local library. :)
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Yaz-08 Premium
Thank you Katy,
It is so true, for most of us it is like that, but after Internet landed in most living rooms with heavy weight, I think more than I forget this, and need a friendly reminder :)
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Prestones Premium
Finding opportunity in adversity. Nicely done, Mona!

Dennis
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Yaz-08 Premium
Thank you Dennis :)
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Lazyblogger Premium
I am heading back to the bookshelves, thank you Mona.

Bishop
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Yaz-08 Premium
You are welcome, Bishop, and I am glad I was able to inspire you:)
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DIVICAN Premium
Well said
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Yaz-08 Premium
Thank you
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DIVICAN Premium
Welcome
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LeannL Premium
Mona you bring out a lot of good points. I work part time from home over the computer, plus working on my website and quite frankly sometimes I just get burn't out looking at my computer. some days I just want to see the "rest of the world." I want to just sit out in my yard and read or go get some coffee and talk to others. I used to be very active at my local library before "Ask Google" came along. Thank you for the friendly reminder.
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Yaz-08 Premium
You are welcome Leann, I think we all need reminders like this from time to time.
Best wishes with everything you do :)
Mona
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