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How to best avoid scammers on Ebay!?

Scamming is rife on Ebay and everyone that uses the platform will tell you how bad it really is. Thankfully I’ve only had to deal with it a couple of times and when I have I’ve been able to keep the money and the scammer has got in trouble for it. Ebay has many flaws and unfortunately scamming is one of them. The platform isn’t doing enough to protect sellers and is opening the door for dodgy buyers to get away with everything. There are so many reasons why this is true but that’s not what I’m talking about today. I want to talk about the ways a seller can try keeping themselves safe against these dodgy buyers. So let’s go kick it off with the tips that I’ve used and that have worked. 1, Pictures! On ebay you’re allowed up to 12 pictures for free. Use them all if…

Buzzole, Earn vouchers through blogging.

Blogging can be difficult and sometimes it can be a case of sitting around thinking of ideas to write about or waiting for PR companies to send an email with work, work that doesn’t always pan out. As a blogger, a social influence it’s always important to look down other avenues. So I bring you Buzzole. Buzzole is a blogging platform, if you have an influence or a blog with a high following I would suggest joining. The website is pretty straight forward at the end of the day which makes it even better. Al you need to do is sign up and add all the details you have. You need to input your social media accounts and upload your blog URL so that Buzzole can work out how many followers you have in total and find out where you social influence amounts the most. There happen to be several…

Vistaprint, where to get business cards and much more!

When I got into blogging I didn’t think that I needed to worry about business cards. After all it was all done online right? Well it turns out that business cards are an essential part of blogging. As a blogger you want to be attending workshops, talks and events. In order for people to know who you are and to remember you, well you need business cards. I did some digging and had a look at various platforms where I could have got my cards designed and found myself every time being led back to Vistaprint! I decided to go with Vistaprint because they had the long standing credibility behind them unlike other companies I took a look at. Their website is easy to use with step by step guides all the way. In fact I have been using Vistaprint for a while now to make calendars as well as…

How disconnecting from technology helped my blogging focus.

I was sat there this weekend trying to think of ideas, going through my phone looking at pictures and on my tablet at various Facebook pages to ignite a spark within me and get my creative juices flying. My phone and tablet soon ran out of charge and as I was at my in laws I didn’t have my charger. I sat there with my Pukka pad and my mind went blank. Of course I couldn’t think of anything, not without my phone for help! I sat there watching the news and talking to my father in law and them BAM! The ideas started to flow and my pen got busy. I watched the news and spoke to my father in law and the ideas just kept on coming. It just goes to show that you might be trying but maybe you’re trying to hard. Stop trying to think about…

Make money online using Swagbucks!

If you happen to be a beginner when it comes to making money online, Swagbucks is the best place to start your journey. Swagbucks allows you to complete various tasks in order to earn. Tasks can vary from completing short surveys, checking out new websites and watching videos. With a minimal amount of effort and time put in you could easily earn £20 a month. Through Swagbucks you are given daily goals, if you reach these daily goals you get bonus swag points! If I earn 40 SB today then I get an additional 4 SB as a reward! Swagbucks have various mobile apps where you can earn the majority of your daily goal and if you are the type of person who would rather do it on the go, the mobile apps are for you! You can check their social media pages (Facebook & Twitter) for daily swagcodes and…