Freelancing In a Recession

One of the hottest topics right now involves ways to use professional networking to help increase your business contacts. While discussing this very topic with Chris Kenworthy, marketing manager for Escalate Media, I asked (okay, I may have begged a little) if he would consider putting together an article for the V7 Network members. He was kind enough to do …

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Why Do You Blog?

There is absolutely no doubt that the benefits of blogging are virtually unlimited, but we all have days when we ask ourselves why we do it. This is likely to happen during moments when we have trouble coming up with blog topics. Sometimes we just need to be reminded that there really is a purpose to it all. So tell …

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Tips for Working From Home

Join the gym! No matter how you look at it, sitting at your desk 12+ hours a day is going to mess with your level of fitness, to say nothing of how quickly it can lead to packing on the pounds. Some people prefer to buy exercise equipment for their home, but I’m not crazy about this option because when …

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To Spam or Not to Spam:

That is the question… Whether ’tis PR worthy of the affiliate program to suffer the hijacked threads or to take up arms against a web of link-maskers… So, you’re a registered forum user and you want people to visit your site… Great! We all do. Well, we don’t all want people to visit –your– site, but rather… Well, you get the point. No matter how long …

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Losing Sight of the Big Picture

When starting a website one can easily become overwhelmed with all the options available for it’s creation, promoting it and improving sales. Concentrating on (or obsessing about) just one aspect of the website or website promotion can lead to you losing sight of the big picture of how all the pieces fit together. As you start researching what is required …

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