12 Reasons Why Your Blog Hasn’t Made You a Millionaire…Yet

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A few months ago, we published an infographic highlighting the top young entrepreneurs who have made millions online. Believe it or not, this list doesn’t just include social network owners (like Mark Zuckerberg) and eccommerce business owners. Bloggers were also represented on this list of millionaires. The next time your parents tell you to “get … [Read more]

Six New Years Resolutions for Small Businesses (That You Can Do Right Now)

Is it too soon to be sick of 2014 predictions, resolutions, and assorted New Year’s fodder? Wait, don’t answer that until you read this post. Here are the top six things you can do right now and be done with your list (until 2015 anyway): 1. Get Mobile Obvious? Yes. Have you done it? Maybe … [Read more]

Why Blogs Are the Future for 2014 and How to Prepare Your Blog for the New Year

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As the calendar inches ever closer toward the new year, there’s never been a better time to talk about blogging. Everywhere you go these days, someone’s saying something about how many blogs there are and how the blog world is over-saturated. Could these ideas actually be true? Are blogs over, or is 2014 a good … [Read more]

How to Transform Your Dormant Sites into Fabulous Sources of Passive Income

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If you actually took the time to follow the advice of domain services experts in regards to buying and protecting your domain name, then you probably have a few dormant websites lying around. This is because these experts often advise us to buy as many TLDs of our chosen domain name as we can to … [Read more]

10 Easy-to-Fix Content Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

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Over the past few years, content marketing has emerged as the answer to a lot of our online marketing challenges. And because it works, we all do it—but not all of us do it as successfully as we’d like. Granted, there’s no fool proof marketing plan that guarantees success. The only guarantee we have is … [Read more]

6 Keys to Every Great Blog Post

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Despite the uniqueness found in every blog post, there are certain commonalities that exist in every great blog post. Use this list and make sure your post has all six of these elements before sending it out to the world. 1. An Intriguing Title Why are you reading this post? It’s probably because you wanted to learn … [Read more]

3 Steps to Increase Blog Visitors, Mailing List Signups, and Product Sales

3 Steps to Increase Blog Visitors, Mailing List Signups, and Product Sales

What’s the difference between a $100 bill and a $1 bill? Same paper. Same ink. So why do we value one more than the other? The copy. Like dollar bills, the words you put on your blog or speak during your podcast will make all the difference as to how people value what you create. … [Read more]

The Ultimate Step-By-Step Guide to Selling Digital Products on Your Blog (Step Five)

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Your product is out there! You’re starting to make some money! Now you can sit back and just watch the passive income roll in, right? Wrong. One of the biggest mistakes most people make when selling digital products is thinking that the work ends after launch day. Very few people can “set it and forget … [Read more]

No More Excuses: Top 10 Reasons to Start a Business Blog in 2014

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A few weeks ago I taught a blogging webinar for consultants as part of a social media education series. At the beginning, I did quick survey to gauge the knowledge base. Not surprisingly, my audience ranked high on awareness and interest in social media, and also appeared savvy in running their businesses. What I didn’t … [Read more]

What A-List Bloggers Know about Supporting Their Own Content

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When I first started blogging, I made a big mistake: I wrote about the topics that inspired me. Before you take up arms and lecture me on how important it is to feel passionate about the topics you cover on your blog, hear me out. I think it’s fine to write about content when you … [Read more]