What’s the difference between $1,000 and $1,000,000?
To make $1,000 with a blog, all you need is a few customers. Maybe provide a few services, post a couple ad spots, and land a handful of consulting gigs. It’s not too hard.Click Here To Continue Reading
Who has a list in the hundreds of millions, only mails once a year, and maintains a 100% open rate? Santa. That “stat” shouldn’t surprise you. Of course kids are going to open their presents. If only people opened their emails the same way. Taking a closer look, I came up with four underlying reasons why all presents are opened and gathered ten relevant tips to help you improve the email marketing strategy for your …Click Here To Continue Reading
You have high aspirations for your blog. You think about what it’s going to be like when it’s big-time and how it’s going to solve all of your problems.
I think everyone does. But rarely does anyone think about the critical mistakes that they could be making right now.
I haven’t figured out the key to success, but I can tell you the surefire signs that you’ll never be successful online and how you can avoid being destined to fail.Click Here To Continue Reading
In 2008 I had an idea for an internet-based business.
I did a little research, wrote up a business plan, and figured I’d hire someone to build a website. Surely this internet thing would be a piece of cake.
I shopped a few web firms but couldn’t find anyone to build it for less than $10K. As a college student, I couldn’t afford that, so I set out to build it myself.Click Here To Continue Reading
It happens to almost every blogger.
You start a blog, share it with your friends, and it gains momentum. It gets a couple thousand visits, a couple hundred subscribers, and yet you still haven’t made enough to cover the $100 hosting bill. This is when you start to think, “Ok, how can I monetize this?”
You email out affiliate offers, put up ads, and maybe even throw up a store. Nobody opens. Nobody clicks. Nobody buys. Your blog crumbles.Click Here To Continue Reading
You feel like you’re doing everything right, yet, you’ve never cracked 1,000 uniques per month and only a few of your posts are getting search traffic.
If every one of your posts isn’t getting anywhere from a few to a couple thousand search visits per month, then you’re doing something wrong.
Here are nine reasons why you’re not getting as much search engine traffic as you deserve.Click Here To Continue Reading
Blog design can be as simple as installing a theme and adding a few widgets.
But if you take your blog seriously and you want it to stand out, the first step is understanding the principles of design. Once you understand what makes a good blog design, you can work on it yourself or know how to find and qualify a talented designer.
Assuming someone comes to your blog, how do you make sure that they enjoy their visit? In a comment last week, Lewis LaLanne suggested that I write this post to answer the question, “what needs to be present on every page of your blog in order to have the best chance possible of getting first time visitors to do what you want them to do?” I’m convinced that there are only three things that need …Click Here To Continue Reading
What’s the point of your homepage? If your homepage simply features a list of your latest blog posts, you’re making a big mistake. It’s important to get your homepage right because it’s going to be one of the most viewed pages on your blog, but people don’t view it in the way that you’d think. Who Visits the Homepage? Before you decide what to put on your homepage, you need to understand who views your …Click Here To Continue Reading
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