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     Tuesday, January 31, 2023
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You've probably seen information online that makes it sound like there are bloggers making $1000 a month or more starting from their first month and going up from there, and you're (quite correctly) suspicious. Otherwise everyone would be blogging instead of doing other jobs, right?

To answer your questions, based on my experience, yes it is difficult to make money blogging, and yes I suspect there are a few bloggers out there who are lying on their income reports. I'll provide reasoning for this here and let you know the red flags to watch for.

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You can increase the impact of your photo or image with a filmstrip border effect. Rest assured this is free, quick and easy to do, and you definitely do not need to know anything about graphic design to do it. Here is a step by step illustrated tutorial for how to add a camera film border to your photo.

This works equally well on the landscape or portrait orientation for photos, so it doesn't matter which way around you held the camera when taking the original photo. The method also works on any image or artwork, it doesn't need to be a photo.

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Amazon is a good choice for some things, but shopping there has some significant disadvantages. For example Amazon doesn't have control over their supply chains; lower-value items are often only offered in bulk quantities larger than you need, and a lack of curation means you can become overwhelmed with too many similar products to easily decide between them.

The good news is that there are some excellent alternatives to Amazon, and I've noticed that many of these can actually be cheaper depending on what you're buying. Here are the best Amazon alternatives based on what type of item you're shopping for.

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If you're writing a technical document, an essay, or even a private journal entry, you'll find yourself looking for other ways to say "for example". Here are some great alternatives for you.

I've divided up these alternatives into two sections; the first set is when you're using "for example" in the middle of a sentence and the second set is for when you're using it at the start of a sentence.

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