Category Archives: Content

How to Change Your Mozilla Firefox New Tab URL

Here’s how to change the URL that opens when you open a new tab on Mozilla Firefox.

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Stage 4, Part 3: Where to get Free and Perfectly Legal Photos for Your Posts

So, by now you’ve heard of copyright. And I completely respect it. Stealing other people’s work is absolutely wrong, so here I will teach you guys where you can get free and perfectly legal photos from the net.

Please do note that attribution is required on most of the photos, given that realistically they need the credit to realistically make it legal. The watermarks on these photos have been made as unnoticeable as possible – at least according to them. I’m just going to make a list of the top

Free Digital Photos

A Digital Dreamer

Morgue File

Stock Vault

Nations illustrated

3ds Textures

Urban Dirty

Stage 4, Part 2: Produce Valuable Content

Lesson 2 of my content school, and it is to produce valuable content for your audience. Something that they would want to recommend or quite simply share.

If you want to have a loyal readership, this one is absolutely key. Essentially, I think that a good readership is far more powerful than producing timeless content. The reason is simply because with timeless content, you’re relying literally 100% on Google (well, other search engines count too, but I guess it works out in the end).

You need to produce content that is contemporary yet something that can be easily understood even within a couple of year’s time, that would essentially be the best way to make money on the internet – producing a solid readership, along with getting those searches in to bring new readers.

This is actually one of the principles that I always write my blogs with, reason being that if people find the content valuable, they will return and even subscribe – which is ultimately my aim. To get new readers, and keep them on the website in the future. It’s what my target is, and realistically, it should be what you guys are targeting as well.

Top news agencies and blogs all have editors in all sorts of departments simply to avoid a PR disaster – something that will cause the website/news agency to lose their reputation. That’s the very reason why putting out valuable but factual information is so important. Opinion doesn’t count in this case, because it’s quite simply you putting your point of view across.

Stage 4, Part 1: Produce Timeless Content

When it comes to a WordPress blog, I can’t stress the importance of you producing timeless content – something that maintains value over time.

Essentially, what you should be going for with content in your blog would be something that people would find relevant even something like 3 years down the road – this is the very reason why photography is so valued in the online world – it would be as valuable in the future as it is now.

For example, you write about a video game such as FIFA 12. It is not going to be relevant the following year once FIFA 13 is out, hence you will have to write a whole new article about FIFA 13 to try and get that audience back. Essentially, the content you produce about FIFA 12 is only going to be valuable for that one year from the FIFA 12 release date. After that, it has no value whatsoever.

So now, let me give you two examples of timeless content. First of, me writing about timeless content. Let’s face it, this will always be relevant in the online world. People will always be wondering what type of content they need to put on the net. That is essentially why I put out this post. I do it with the knowledge that people will continue to search for ways to produce a passive income – this being one of the tactics to try and achieve it.

My second example – recipes. How can a Fish & Chips possibly be outdated (at least for about 40 years)? People will continually want to learn how to make those Fish & Chips, hence making it a timeless recipe that you would have created if you put it on the internet. This will allow passive income – people will continually search for it and you’ll get the money from your advertising whilst you can focus on other projects. It really is quite a simple concept that I’m trying to get across.

That’s why although things that are popular – for example Twitter’s trending topics – they might not serve your best interests in the future. It’s better to go for something that can get you passive income, this will be the evergreen topics.

So that’s lesson 1 in the Li Ming content school.