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10 Easy Ways to Grow Your Blog Traffic in 20 Minutes or Less (Video)

Top 10 Ways to Increase Blog Traffic in 20 Minutes or Less

Here’s my latest Periscope broadcast. This one’s all about quick actions you can take to grow your blog’s traffic. Overview of Video Tips

Hot Blog Topics – Find topics that are currently trending. Use tools like Google Trends, BuzzFeed, BuzzSumo, Twitter and Facebook Trends and other related tools. Write your spin on what everyone’s talking about. Continue Reading →

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How to Make More Money From Your Blog in 2016 (With Video)

Top 10 Ways to Make More Money With Your Blog in 2016

All resources mentioned in this video can be found on the Periscope page here. Transcript Below

Know exactly what you’re selling. So you need to pick a niche – and I know you’ve heard this before, but here’s how much it matters in your business – listen closely. It’s really easy to want to be a generalist. I want to be one too! Continue Reading →

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Can’t keep up? 10 ways to simplify your blogging process (video)

How to Simplify Your Blogging Schedule

When you do it right, the combo of Blogging and Social media marketing is not only the most effective, targeted way to connect with your potential customers and client that has ever existed until now, but it’s absolutely necessary in today’s business world if you’re going to stay competitive -and it’s true in nearly every industry. Continue Reading →

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The Ultimate Freelance Writer’s Guide to Getting More Clients

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I can’t tell you how often people assume that being an online writing pro is all about sitting around in your PJs playing on your computer; not to mention how often people come to me and ask me how they can do what I do – work at home and actually make a living doing it. (more…) Continue Reading →

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BlogFire Method: Tips for Setting Up Your Autoresponder System

Set up your autoresponder for sucess

Setting up a good email autoresponder system is important for an online writing pro and blogger (not to mention small business owner) because it helps you build your list right from the very beginning. Related: All About Building Your List
Some people go the free route because they worry that their list won’t build or convert for them, and they want a return on their investment. The problem is that you eventually have to transfer your list to a paid model with more capabilities and no intrusive advertisements that you’ll have to compete with when you email from a free autoresponder. Many marketers choose to use Aweber. This tool is affordable when you pay for it, but the first month has a nice $1 trial fee and it’s just $19 a month after that if you decide to continue on with it. Continue Reading →

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Niche Blogging: How to Produce Truly Useful Content That Converts

How to make money with your blog

So, you’ve got the perfect niche picked out and a prime domain all pimped out. Heck,  you might even have a theme that makes other bloggers hate you a little bit. You know, because your blog is so beautiful. But if you don’t know how to create content that helps you convert your blog into a profitable platform, then you’d better be happy with being a “hobby” blogger – no money’s going to come your way. So before we get started, know you truly don’t need to be an official expert to become a respected authority in your niche. Nobody is expecting you to have a PhD, unless you claim that you do. Continue Reading →

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Boost Your Online Income: 3-Book Giveaway (Through Friday Only!)

Make More Money Online With These Temporarily Free eBooks

If you know me, you know how I have this whole “pay-it-forward” philosophy in my life. I try to do this weekly – to give something back to my fellow authors, coaches, journalists, freelance writers, bloggers and other online entrepreneurs. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Free Blog-Fire Report: Which Niches Work Best for Instagram?

instagram niche report

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard of Instagram by now. But whether you’re an Instagrammer may depend on a few different factors. Here’s a brief overview of Instagram as a platform. 

Instagram is one of the fastest growing social networking sites. With Instagram, users can post their pictures online with a bit of commentary. The pictures are often taken with a smartphone and uploaded to their account. Continue Reading →

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