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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.

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

Meet & Greet sessions with JC from Holland can be used for teambuilding, inspiration, sharing knowledge. I can answer your questions about several topics such as The Netherlands (Europe) Digital Nomad lifestyle and working online Blogging and WordPress blogs Starting a business Personal development The writing method I use to boost my creativity Or just, meet me, JC from Holland, lady rider in the Philippines Or help you with Team motivation and training We can work out the details when…

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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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How to get more traffic to your blog

How to get more traffic to your blog

All bloggers sooner or later will experience a drop in visitors numbers. And at some point in you blog life browsing the internet envying ‘more successful’ blogs can demotivate you enormously. You keep wondering what you are doing wrong and how to get more visitors and keep them on you blog. Maybe even subscribe to your blog by email so you know they are more likely to return. First of all: Do not doubt yourself! If you planned your blog…

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Can you run a WordPress website without Jetpack?

Can you run a WordPress website without Jetpack?

In short? Yes you can! And depending your theme and plugins you use, your website will be a lot faster after removing Jetpack. Now with that open en out, here is why I removed Jetpack and how I added featured I used from Jetpack to my website. The Why The why is simpel: I dislike the enormous strain Jetpack is laying on my website. It is a monstrous plugin absorbing way to much bits and bytes. And it slows down my…

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How to write smashing blogs when inspiration fails

How to write smashing blogs when inspiration fails

In your search for inspiration and contemplating your next blog post you have found my blog. And your search might end here. How to write smashing blogs even when inspiration fails, written specially for those days there is no creative flow? These subjects will help you improve your content quality, create a better findablility of your blog and help you with creative ideas to please your audience. You have already written about your niche market and drained that subject and…

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How long does it take for a website to get popular?

How long does it take for a website to get popular?

A few days ago someone asked me a question: How long will it take for a website to get popular and grow a substantial number of visitors? If you Google this question, lots of websites show up that try to sell the idea of an instant website growth. Hit 10.000 readers within 2 months and titles like that. It will cost you a fortune and you might want to ask whether it is done properly and in a way you…

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