You would not believe how often I am approached by total strangers who want to put things on my blog.
Mostly its come-ons about ads. Sometimes it’s about content. But it’s always about money.
I don’t write this blog to make money. I write it for you, me, and this VO community.
Besides, the money they offer is paltry. But I suppose it’s flattering to know that they NOTICED. Some metric somewhere says this blog gets traffic, and they want some of that action.
I don’t accept money for ads on this blog. Never have. I do occasionally get a little kickback for affiliate marketing, but I always tell you.
Lately, I’ve been inundated by people I don’t know who’ve done some research, and turned up a blog article I wrote about something like, say, cloud services from 2012… or an article on best CRM’s from 2014, and would I please make mention of THEIR cloud service or THEIR CRM product today, since it would be a benefit to my readers?
Maybe, but I’m guessing it’s a greater benefit to their business, and I don’t utilize ANY guest bloggers, or content like that unless I’ve evaluated it myself, and find it to be specifically beneficial to the voice-over community in general.
Well…. I DID find such an offering, and I hope you find it useful, and I didn’t get a penny for re-purposing it here on my pages.
The resource outlines some detailed steps you can take to protect your freelance business from unscrupulous hackers or other malevolent entities that seem to be multiplying like rabbits these days.
The article is: 6 Essential Steps to Secure Internet for Freelancers.
My thanks to Ivey O’Neal, Communications Coordinator at
Allconnect.com for this tip.
[my only reservation about a recommendation this article makes is the use of Kaspersky Anti-Virus. Kaspersky has been accused in the news lately as a suspicious actor in the many Russian tentacles interfering with American internet, finance, and politics. I don’t recommend Kaspersky. I use AVG myself, but there are many others. Maybe I’ll write a blog about that soon]