So in the mercenary thread we were talking about bounties and how we think they should work and this was thrown out there for saying everyone should have access to bounties " if it wil stay something unwritten without an in game feature I will not argue. Players are free to play like they wish. But an integrated system like a bounty board should not be FFA. No point to argue this because they do not want to make a gankbox/gankfest game." Why is their no point to argue something when he obviously didnt understand me one bit. … [Read more...] about Bounties and how they should work (long running discussion)
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Most of us work online, and we don’t have a physical office or have an in-house team to assist us with our work. If you look at all the successful people, you will find that they have one thing in common: Assistant. A good assistant is one who takes care of all your needs like checking your mail, scheduling appointments and so on. By having your own assistant will help you to save a lot of time on time-consuming work, and you can focus on what you are best at. Assistant model works great when you are working offline, but in online world there is an alternate route to it: Virtual assistant. To begin with, let’s just get our basics right. A Virtual Assistant or abbreviated as VA is basically a person, who by means of a computer works virtually and not present in physical terms. Virtual assistant is all about the self-employed and home-office. Making use of Virtual assistants would shift mundane tasks off your schedule and free up time for doing more productive tasks. An … [Read more...] about How Virtual Assistant Works : FAQ & Everything You Should Know
Whenever I publish my income report or share how I earn money with my blog, I often use the term "affiliate marketing". Bloggers and internet marketers who have been into online marketing for years are familiar with affiliate marketing, and also with the fact that it is the most lucrative way to earn money online. In this article, I will share the basics of affiliate marketing and all the details you need to know in order to understand how affiliate marketing works. Affiliate marketing is one of the oldest forms of marketing wherein you refer someone to any online product and when that person buys the product based on your recommendation, you receive a commission. This commission varies from $1 to $10,000 depending on what product you are promoting. The most common question I hear is related to how companies track the record of who is sending the traffic and making the sales. The simple answer is with a … [Read more...] about What is Affiliate Marketing & How Does It Work?
Working in a team is always beneficial either together or virtually. Most of the bloggers have a virtual team working for them, may be from different cities or even countries. But for many of them, it becomes difficult to manage virtual team members because blogging team have creative people like designers, writers, etc. thus to keep them motivated and to monitor their skill is a big task. At ShoutMeLoud blog network also, we do have a virtual team and here are few working tips which make it easy to handle the virtual team. Make them feel like a team: When we work in the office, it’s easy to get a feeling that we are working as a team, but virtually it’s quite tough to get that feeling. Thus, if you have a virtual team, make sure you keep on reminding about their goals, deadlines and keep emailing about feedbacks or reports to the entire team. This will give a constant feeling that they are not independent and are working for a team. Discipline in team-members: Even if you … [Read more...] about How to Manage Work from Home Team Effectively
Affiliate Marketing is an internet marketing channel in which advertisers (or companies who offer a product or service) pay publishers on a pay-for-performance basis. So unlike Google AdSense you don’t earn anything for clicks. You’re only paid for results which could be a sale or a lead (user fill a form and complete registration). In Affiliate Marketing as advertisers pays only for results its a win-win situation as they don’t have to shell out large amount of money in Banner Advertising or Pay-Per-Click Networks like Google AdWords, Microsoft adCenter or Yahoo! Search Marketing where the results are not guaranteed. Affiliate Marketing Definition & Terms Affiliate Marketing is a type of performance-based marketing in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought about by the affiliate’s own marketing efforts. The industry has four core players: the merchant (also known as ‘retailer’ or … [Read more...] about What Is Affiliate Marketing And How Does It Work?