Welcome along to Guild Chat, the column through which many Massively Overpowered readers get the help they need to achieve better balance within their guilds through the help of our commenter community and my musings on their dilemmas. This time, reader Jase has a well-established, small Final Fantasy XIV guild that has suffered from cliques and division since he was forced to take time away from the game after the hurricanes tragically destroyed his home. A small band of officers got very used to doing things their own way in his absence and were neglecting the wider member base and excluding them from endgame exploits at peak gaming times, but none of Jase’s measures to fix the issue has helped and the guild recently had a mass exodus of members caused by these officers. Jase is left wondering how to rebuild at this point: Although the members have rejoined, they only did so to use the resources the group worked on together and they are trying to get him to relinquish full … [Read more...] about Guild Chat: Rebuilding a real-life home and an MMORPG guild all at once
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So you want to be a blogger? That’s great! Blogging is simple and fun but not easy. Definitely not easy. Even though you can set up a WordPress blog in less than 10 minutes, it takes countless hours of focus and patience to make things look the way you want. When I wrote the blog post You Can’t START A Blog In 10 Minutes. Period., I not only wanted to highlight that it’s not easy to start a blog but also wished to create a series of posts to list everything you need to take care of while starting a new WordPress blog. First things first. What’s your story? Why do you want to start a blog? Over the years, I have noticed that almost all full-time bloggers have published a “How To Start A Blog In 10 Minutes” kind of tutorial and they make the entire process sound so simple. Since starting a blog seems easy, almost everyone today wants to have a blog without really thinking about its purpose. In reality, it doesn’t work that way. So before you do … [Read more...] about 27 Things Before Starting A WordPress Blog
Millions of people start blogging, but only few bloggers become successful and professional bloggers. People start blogging because they think they will earn a lot, they will be their own boss and work from home but hardly bloggers succeed in their goals and finally leave blogging. There are many factors because of which many bloggers leave blogging in between, few of them are: Not making enough money Lack of time management Writer’s block Lack of confidence or motivation These factors arise because many bloggers are not mentally prepared for such situations and thus it becomes difficult to overcome with above problems. To become a successful blogger, you need to have skills but more important is to be mentally prepared for blogging. A right attitude is very important in blogging. Here are few things which you must keep in mind before starting a blog: You need to work hard: If you want to get success you need to work hard. If you want to be a professional blogger, there are … [Read more...] about How To Prepare Yourself Mentally Before Starting a Blog
Blogging is becoming a trend now days. No matter for whatever reason, you are blogging or want to start a new Blog, but everyone around have a blog. Someone is on BlogSpot, someone is using WordPress.com or self-hosted blog, many are also using Tumblr to create a blog, but by the end, everyone have their online presence via Blog. If you are still wondering, how you can start a new blog for yourself, this guide is a great way to start. There are many reasons you can start a blog, you can talk about how you are feeling today, you can share your thoughts, you can write about something you like, you can start a new blog to promote your business or none the less, you can create a blog just to make money from it. Now, everyday many people create a blog and they forget about it, but here at ShoutMeLoud, we take Blogging seriously, and you can use it to earn handsome passive income. You can use advertisement or different blog monetization techniques, to earn enough to pay your mobile bills or … [Read more...] about The Only Guide You Need to Start A New Blog?
You’re awesome at your job. In fact, you’re so brilliant that you’re making your bosses lots of money. You’re an asset. You’re smart, dependable, and valuable. There is nothing wrong about being part of the corporate world. You have advancement options, a 401k, and you have job security. Or maybe you just think you have job security (but that’s a topic for another time)… But you know you could do more. You could be more. If you feel that you’re undervalued at your current job and you have dreams for a better life, it’s time to start a side hustle. You don’t have to quit your day job (just yet!) because you’re going to work on your brilliant new business on the weekends. You’re going to slowly build your business until it’s ready to be your full-time career. And then one day, you’ll be ready to hand in your two-weeks notice, and say “Adios!” to your soul-crushing corporate job. If you … [Read more...] about Undervalued At Your Day Job? Start A Digital Side Hustle