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How to write a captivating and explosive author bio

by Joshua Sunforged

You only get a few choice lines to capture the readers attention and impart a lasting impression of all the wondrous and creative things one might find within the pages or code of the associated content that corresponds with your bio.

It is suggested that one uses this brief moment to illustrate what an amazing, well rounded, unique and thoughtful human being you are and yet still remain accessable and real.

You should show off your scathing wit and fantastic abilities in your chosen craft.

Unfortunately, for this author, such a pursuit far exceeds his abilities, so instead Im just going to ramble at you until you go away.

When you do go away, I suggest you do it via one of these helpful and attractive links:

Contact Locations for Joshua Sunforged

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F.A.Q.'s about Joshua Sunforged


Q.Can you tell me exactly why I am not earning a huge income as an online entrepreneur? Please just take a quick glance at my blog/hubs/site/art and tell me exactly what to do?

A. I am honored to be seen as a possible source for such information and am aware that the reccomendation is occassionally made to contact me for such help.

But be aware that I do work full time online as a writer, affiliate marketer, online consultant and SEO for brands and local businesses. That was the brief version. This is quite time intensive and I am paid for this time by clients or via commission for the products and services I promote

I picked a path that would allow me a mobile lifestyle and freedom from having a boss. But, I recently had a daughter and she is the most demanding boss I ever met.

This means that for both our sakes I have to be very careful with how my time is spent.

I would like to answer all such questions and have left the ability to email me open. but, in actuality, the priority level on responding has become increasingly lower. I mean to, I save them, I have a folder for them. But, in general free requests for help now have a very long response time.

Beginner to Intermediate Checklist for creating a viable income online:

1. Successfully working onlinerequires that you are familiar with the online world. You MUST have a basic knowledge of why and how pages are organized and found in search engines. For most an important first step, (after being a great researcher) is learning the use and purpose of "keywords"

This concept is foriegn to everyone, yet learning is integral. I suggest you value your time and take a dedicated course or program to instruct you.

I used this course and I stand by its effectiveness:

The Keyword Academy

Get the free trial, use it for its full educational possibilities

2. Work laterally.

If you have a website or a blog or a Hubpages account. Immediately, at this moment go start one more of each. You will be constantly learning in this field and the earlier you get started the better for you.

The best host for Beginner to Intermediate Web users is Hostgator. For about $4 a month you can start your own completely independent site. The act of building a site and growing it to something of merit is an invaluable education that must be actually experienced.

If you have a struggling site, then be sure to pick up a Hubpages account and experiment and learn from the easy publishing process.

3. Learn about tracking and stats

Everything online can be measured and experimented with. Learn about conversion rates, traffic sources, ROI and every other awful acronym that lands in your lap. You will be rewarded for it. If you can measure it, you can improve it.

Now, it is possible that your question was something more basic then what I have outlined above.

Just to make sure your basics are covered:

Here at HubPages I created a series of Hubs that outline and introduce ALL of the factors that I know an online publisher should be aware of. From page layout to SEO definitions. Each page links to very authoritative sources that I trust, such as SEOmoz and Google Webmaster Tools.

The Series is Called The 60 Day Challenge on HubPages and over 1500 hubs were written by participants during its active life.

You can read through the series using this central hub:

How To Make A Passive Income Online

During the actual 60 day Challenge Events, some tools were created to help the participants. They may also be of use to you:

Online Writers Toolbar
Online Writers Dashboard

In 2012, I have updated the toolbar to be far more comprehensive and also have created a mobile app for android and iOS that allows you to quickly check all your stats and earnings from one easy place on your phone , rather than peck all those addresses in!

Online Publishers Mobile App

The online world changes quickly, if you would like to stay updated about news and industry trends in SEO, Marketing, Web Publishing and all the related stuff, I suggest you read and follow along with updates and the community at:


HubsAcademy on Facebook

After, you have studied and explored these resources I doubt you will require any personal assistance from me. But, if you have a specific and informed question you may ask it on the private forum at an extension of the publishing platform at There at the forum experienced web publishers and myself will gladly assist you. One may sign up with facebook or request an account.

The Xobba publishing platform is an earn as you learn platform that teaches Wordpress , Web Design and Marketing basics via a unique interface. If you request it and you are a publsiher of merit and true effort you may also enjoy the platform.

(100% adsense sharing with Geo-Locating Amazon functionality)

Q. So your a Marketer and Web Designer rather than a Writer or Artist?

A. I identify much more with my creative side and I took the scary leap of trying to base my occupation on my creative passions rather than continue Graduate education in the field of Law. Through my journey I quickly learned that I had to market muself as an artist and learn how to make my efforts as visible as possible. I do find it to be creatively rewarding to discover and interpret what people to respond to in the field of online publsihing. A creative turn of a phrase or a well place dimage or layout works wonders in conversion and effectiveness in online pursuits.

You can see some of my visual art here at Hubpages:

The Art of Joshua Sunforged

Or read some of my creative writing via Kindle:

I Was a Freshman Provocateur

Hire or Partner with Sunforged

I do enjoy collaborating with other Online Professionals and will gladly entertain any partnership proposals.

I have limited availability for hire as I can now afford to be selective inmy pursuits due to my own hard created passive income.

if you have a task or gig to offer me, send me a detailed proposal including budget and timeline. Please use an eyecatching subject.


“Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.”


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