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A Simple Exercise to Help You Write Effective Sales Copy

If you’ve got four minutes to spare today, I can help you nail your sales copy. I recently heard Ed Dale of The Challenge and MagCast speak at a conference on the topic, and I took pages and pages of notes – copywriting, marketing, and sales are the biggest things I’ve struggled with, as I imagine […]

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How to Create a Bridge Business That Will Take You From Now to Your Dream Job

This is a guest contribution from Bryanna Royal. You spend every day going to your 9 to 5 job, but you know there’s something more out there for you. Maybe it’s starting a travel blog, a lifestyle blog, a food blog. Whatever it may be, you know it isn’t the 9 to 5 you’re at […]

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3 Foolproof Ways to Ruin Your Conversion Rate

This is a guest contribution from Efrat Ravid. How well is your website converting? Do you even keep track? Do you know what’s working on your site and what really isn’t? Perhaps you have experienced a decrease in conversions, or maybe your conversion rate is not as high as you would like it to be. But […]

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Get a Head Start on 2016 by Mapping Out your Promotional Calendar

Today’s challenge for the #TodayNotSomeday series is something I do regularly at the end of every year, and that’s to map out my promotional marketing calendar for the following year. It’s one of those things that can easily get lost in the crush of the busy end-of-year time (and also gets put on the backburner […]

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#TodayNotSomeday: Create a Product

Today kicks off the first episode of our 10-part podcast series about finally turning those “one day” dreams into today’s to-do list! As I mentioned on Monday, these topics are focused on the ones I know most of you have on your someday pile of tasks, so during the month of December we will tackle […]

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How Writing Sponsored Posts Changed the Way I Blog (and Why it Might Change You Too)

This is a guest contribution from Katie Moseman. In my first few months of writing my food blog, I ran across a lot of impassioned opinions about how publishing a sponsored post on your blog constituted “selling out.”  I didn’t immediately agree with that idea, but I hadn’t ever written a sponsored post, so how […]

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Thinking of Quitting Blogging? What Dooce Did Next

When Heather Armstrong from Dooce decided to wind back blogging after 14 years, it became headline news – New York Magazine even ran a piece called “Dooce Talks Life After Mommyblogging“, which gave us a glimpse into how someone so successful could leave that life behind. Heather needs little introduction – she’s a Trivial Pursuit answer, Queen […]

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ProBlogger Podcast: Can You Really Make Money Blogging?

photo credit Ah yes – this old chestnut. Can bloggers really make money blogging? It’s a subject I find myself talking about a lot, and it’s often the most popular question I get asked. Last year we did a theme week on ProBlogger.net on that exact topic, where every day we took a look into […]

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The Full Blog Monetization Menu – 60+ Ways to Make Money With Your Blog

This is a guest contribution from Paul Back. You think about it all the time – how great it would be to make money from your blog. Yet, with monetization, things can get a little confusing. There are just so many different options. Making money from your blog is not something that happens by accident. […]

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Tips for Creating Your First eCourse

There’s a reason you’re seeing an influx of ecourses in the blogosphere of late – it’s a fantastic way to share to a higher (and sometimes more concentrated) degree your talents and knowledge. If you have a niche blog, then there’s a good chance you can come up with an in-depth and useful course that […]

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