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Archive for December, 2015

5 Ways I Use Habits to Stay Creative and Productive When Working From Home

Folks, you’ll know today’s guest contributor author Gretchen Rubin from her bestselling books on happiness, habits, and human nature, her inspiring talks, and her popular daily blog GretchenRubin.com. Gretchen also shares practical, manageable advice on her podcast Happier With Gretchen Rubin, which iTunes just announced as one of the best of 2015. We are thrilled to have Gretchen […]

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Write A Blockbuster – Part 2: 10 Tips For A Successful Launch

If you’ve read Part 1, you’ll know how to write a Blockbuster. But what about launching it? Imagine this: You’ve completed your book. After all that hard work, you finally have a finished product. And you’re excited to launch it! But nothing happens after the launch. It’s enough to demoralize the strongest among us. All of […]

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How To Write A Blockbuster: The 10-Step System [Part 1]

Do you dream of writing a blockbuster? But you have no clue how to go about it. The blank page on the computer stares a hole into your soul, haunting you. Perhaps you’re writing your first book, and are terrified it’ll flop. Dismal sales. Indifferent reviews. Crickets on social media. Ouch. The fear of pouring your […]

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Build a Better Blog for 2016: Grab 50% Off Our Best Selling eBook This Week Only

Can you believe 2016 is only 24 sleeps away? If you’ve been following along with the current series of ProBlogger podcasts, you’ll know this past few months for me has been all about getting things off my ‘someday list’ list and putting them onto my ‘today list’. I’ve realised that there are a number of […]

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How to Be a Lucky Entrepreneur: Are You Developing These 7 Habits?

Image credit: Inbound I was in the right place at the right time. It was November 2002, and I received an email from a friend that changed my life in ways I could never have imagined. Without receiving, reading, and taking action on that email, I would never have started blogging or built the business […]

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Create an Opt-In Incentive to Increase Your Email Subscriber Numbers

If you were listening to the previous ProBlogger podcast episode about my top tips for building your email subscriber list, you would have heard me talking about creating an opt-in as an incentive for people to sign up. In this next instalment of the #TodayNotSomeday podcast, I’m going to talk you through exactly how to […]

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How to Overcome Fear of Speaking, Podcasting, Live Streaming, Webinars and More

Is fear holding you back from engaging in mediums like Live streaming, Podcasting, webinars, talking-head videos or even speaking at live events? Over the last couple of years we’ve seen amazing opportunities open up to bloggers who are willing to embrace some of these mediums – but alongside the opportunities, I’ve noticed a rising tide […]

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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 I Use Edgar to Increase The Effectiveness of My Social Media Strategy

Do you ever feel that all the work that you put into maintaining an interesting and useful social media stream is not getting the results it deserves? I do! I spend hours every week working on our social accounts. Finding great links to share, thinking about the wording of the updates, selecting or creating great […]

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5 Reasons Batching Your Blog Content Can Improve Your Productivity

This is a guest contribution from Christian Karasiewicz. Do you ever find you’re always rushing to compose a blog post? Or maybe you meant to write a blog post, but life happened and you forgot? What if you could relieve the pressure of constant blogging and have content ready-to-go on a weekly basis? Would it […]

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