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Leaving Holland is my latest website and blog I take to the WWW. I’ve launched personal blogs and many business websites before, filled them with content, worked on SEO, all to build an audience, build interaction or even to boost sales. Here I bundle my knowledge, take you along with me in the first months of Leaving Holland being a baren canvas to a professional monetized blog, so you can learn from a pro.

Three mistakes I made on Social Media

Three mistakes I made on Social Media

I blog since blogging was invented. I was one of the first, and for over 15 years I’ve been blogging almost every day. There were moments in my life that every occasion was observed on blogability. In those days blogging was fun. You opened one at one of the so many platforms and instantly you had an audience, since there were not many of us. We had fun sharing, working, linking and helping each other. We followed our hearts and…

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When a website fails to succeed

When a website fails to succeed

When I website fails to succeed, and I do not mean a business website, but a personal one, one has to think about the costs involved and the time spent on doing research writing articles and promoting the blog. About 10 years ago it was so easy, just open a blog on any platform and start blogging and there you go: you have an audience, interaction and hits. But since Google is changing the internet more and more to a…

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Someone stole my content

Someone stole my content

I have this love and hate relationship with the internet. I love it because it opens a world of knowledge to me, I hate it because I always have to research again to find out if the information is genuine and up-to- date. I love it because it lets me meet people I otherwise would have never met before. I hate it because the algorithms only feed me based on my behaviour and searches. I love it because it inspires…

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Bloggers and the Art of Storytelling

Bloggers and the Art of Storytelling

Every article published, every blog post uploaded, is a story told. As a blogger you are also a story teller. And the better you tell a story the more followers you will get. Storytelling is part of life. Everybody has a story to tell. Your great grandparents, grandparents and parents and even your children tell stories. Memories, family anecdotes, daily life in the past and present. As a blogger you should master the art of capturing the spoken word and…

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Tips for great Social Media Profiles

Tips for great Social Media Profiles

Owner of a brand new blog and ready for business, that is you! You signed on for twitter, created a Facebook page, and because you are a smart website owner, you know where to find your peer group on social media so maybe you opened Pinterest, Instagram or any of the many options you have. But how do these profiles look? Are they optimized to get you visitors? Do they tell a story that is continuous, that shares your core…

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Meet and Greet the Nomadic Blogger

Meet and Greet the Nomadic Blogger

The Nomadic Blogger, as in I, is open for Meet and Greet sessions. I can answer your questions about several topics such as: The Netherlands (Europe) Digital Nomad lifestyle and working online Blogging and WordPress blogs Social Media and how to use it Starting a business Personal development Writing methods that boost creativity Or just, meet me, JC from Holland aka the Nomadic Blogger We can work out the details when you get in touch with me. Meet & Greet…

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Start a Travel Blog in 10 steps

Start a Travel Blog in 10 steps

On one of my comments on a website for writers I got the question on how to set up a travel blog. Now this might come as a surprise to you: setting up a travel blog is no different from any other blog. The basics are all the same. This article therefor may apply for non travel-blogger-wannabe’s also. Where to start? It all might seem a little bit overwhelming when you do your research and run into stuff like: domains,…

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