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Boost Sales and Save Time with Email Automation

Generating a side income selling digital products is one of the greatest steps in your journey as a blogger or content marketer. You’re ready to get in the game after hearing from others how awesome it is to have this self-sustaining source of income that practically runs itself. And so you put together a few offerings, maybe a checklist, a How To PDF, or even an ecourse, and start dreaming of … [Read More...]

Practical Strategies for Smart Content Creators

Before we get started — just a reminder that if you’ve been thinking about moving your site to StudioPress Sites, this is a fantastic week to do it. Not only will you get your first month free, we’ll even migrate your existing WordPress site for you. Also for free. Hooray for free, my favorite amount. StudioPress Sites lets you keep the power and flexibility of WordPress … … [Read More...]

Bloggers to Watch in 2017

This is a guest contribution from Jade Craven. The blogosphere has changed so much over the past decade. I curated Bloggers To Watch column here on Problogger for four years and it is phenomenal how much has changed since I wrote my last post in 2012. In that time, popular bloggers have pivoted multiple times. Social platforms have risen and fallen. It is a fascinating time. So fascinating that I … [Read More...]

Increasing Open Rates: Magic or Method?

Excitement over email marketing tends to increase as your list grows. You can’t help but feel proud of your work as you add 5,10, 50, 100+ subscribers each week. These milestones build confidence in your abilities as a content marketer. It’s time to take the next step on your journey and attend an event to network with fellow content marketers, bloggers and online entrepreneurs. At the … [Read More...]

How Strategic Content Converts to Email Subscriptions and Sales

When we talk about content marketing strategy, all the discussions of heroes, journeys, and maps can seem a bit esoteric. What does it look like in real life? And how exactly does it relate to email marketing? Content marketing is a broader discipline than email marketing, but your email list is the core focus. In fact, the primary purpose of content that is distributed in other ways (social, … [Read More...]

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Check Out My Retirement Planning Interview with the Financial Freedom Community Podcast

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to talk to me in person about retirement planning, then I’ve got something very special for you! You can check me out in my first-ever podcast interview with Joel Parker from the Financial Freedom Community at this link here. Or if you normally listen to podcasts on your smartphone or tablet, then click the app, search Financial Freedom … [Read More...]

Introducing My New Site: 1,000 Ways to Save

Lately I mentioned that I was working on a new niche site (if you’d like to call it that), and so I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce you to it. The site is called 1,000 Ways To Save, and by the time it matures, this site will literally be a collection of over one thousand different ways you can spend less and save more! The idea behind this 1000 Ways To Save is to challenge the excuse … [Read More...]

The Dangers of Early Retirement

MMD: The following post is a guest contribution from Deacon Hayes @WellKeptWallet.com.  It’s about a topic that I think about often: How will I constructively make the most of my time once I achieve financial independence?   There are a lot of things about retiring early that people find enticing! The option of having to work ten, twenty or thirty years less than most people work brings with … [Read More...]

Travel Hacking Chapter 4 – How We Got an All-Inclusive Trip to Los Cabos, Mexico for Just $95!

What’s better than getting your entire summer family vacation to Florida for almost-free? How about ALSO getting a second vacation to the warm sandy beaches of an all-inclusive luxury resort in Los Cabos, Mexico … for just $95 out-of-pocket? Yes, it’s true! After strategically travel hacking our way to a whole bunch of Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR) points and scoring nearly-free flights, a … [Read More...]

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CXL Live 2017 Recap: Optimization & Growth Insights from 20+ Experts

Last week, 400+ data-driven marketers from 20+ countries around the world met up in the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas for CXL Live 2017. Everyone, including the 20+ speakers, stayed together at the same secluded resort for a full three days. People began arriving in sunny San Antonio… Made it to San Antonio! Excited for #cxllive (and also lots of ☀️). https://t.co/yTA10TjIUw … [Read More...]

The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour: How to Control Stress, Upgrade Your Nutrition, and Build the Mindset of a Gladiator

“You want to change your life fast? Then trade your expectation for appreciation; you’ll have a whole new life.” -Tony Robbins Welcome to the second installment of The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour. After more than 200 conversations with the world’s top performers, you start to spot certain patterns. These are the shared habits, hacks, philosophies, and tools that are the common … [Read More...]

Sealing the Holes in your Marketing Bucket

Very often, marketers keep investing in a website without realizing how useless it is. Let’s say the bucket is your website; water is the media; and the holes of the bucket as the persuasiveness or usability of the website, (or the lack of it). No matter how much water you pour in, it will only Article by Convert.com Blog. Read entire story here. … [Read More...]

How to do server-side testing for single page app optimization

Reading Time: 5 minutesGettin’ technical. We talk a lot about marketing strategy on this blog. But today, we are getting technical. In this post, I team up with WiderFunnel front-end developer, Thomas Davis, to cover the basics of server-side testing from a web development perspective. The alternative to server-side testing is client-side testing, which has arguably been the dominant testing … [Read More...]

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Binary Options Trading Signals – The Worlds Largest Live Binary Options Signal Provider |

Binary Options Trading Signals – The Worlds Largest Live Binary Options Signal Provider | http://www.binaryoptionstradingsignals.com/ review Binary Options Trading Signals Is The Premier Signal Service For Binary Options As You Watch A Live … [Read More...]

The Insiders Guide To The Business Of Fitness Modeling

Los Angeles Fitness Photographer Natalie Minh is internationally recognized for her work. Her images have appeared in global advertising campaigns and the NYC Times Square billboard, model portfolios throughout well known European and American … [Read More...]

Black Diamond Trader | Black Diamond Trader

Black Diamond Trader | Black Diamond Trader http://www.blackdiamondtrader.com/ review Black Diamond Trader Is A Real Trading System That Works On Any Market (forex, Futures, Stocks, Binary Options) And Comes With Live Support From A Cftc Registered, … [Read More...]

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Goldman Makes a Three Quarter Trip

Shares of Goldman Sachs are under a ton of selling pressure today after the company reported weaker than expected earnings.  With a decline of nearly 5% on the day, the stock is on pace for its second worst earnings reaction day since at least 2001. … [Read More...]

What to Do If Your Company Car Is Involved in an Accident

What to Do If Your Company Car Is Involved in an Accident If your company requires a car or a fleet of cars in order to conduct its business, sooner or later one of your company’s vehicles could be involved in an automobile accident. How can you best … [Read More...]

The Closer — Easter Seasonality — 4/13/17

Log-in here if you’re a member with access to the Closer. Looking for deeper insight on global markets and economics?  In tonight’s Closer sent to Bespoke Institutional clients, we look at the seasonality of the ten year note and US … [Read More...]

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How To Manage Bills With A Bill Payment Schedule (Free Download)

Every time I have been late paying a bill, it wasn’t because I didn’t have the money, it was because I forgot about it! My hunch is that most late-fees occur for that same reason. Back in those days when I lived in financial chaos, I didn’t have a … [Read More...]

9 kitchen tools that make cutting up summer fruits and vegetables a lot easier

We put together a list of nine tools that will make slicing, dicing, and peeling summer produce significantly less complicated. Article by Feedburner. Read entire story here. … [Read More...]

How I Got Out Of The Rat Race

Disclaimer: I write this from my perspective. I was not wired for Corporate America. I know some are and not everyone is called to be an entrepreneur, but it is pretty clear to me that this is a part of who I am created to be. So for those of you in … [Read More...]

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How to Make People Like You In 5 Seconds Or Less… (No Gimmicks. No Tricks. Just 3 Quick Tips).

There’s one thing I do that makes people like me. I never realized I did it. I just did it. I don’t want people to think I do this to be manipulative. FAR FROM IT. I just noticed that I often did it in social situations and it works like a charm. Especially if you’re meeting someone new. I’m Derek Halpern, and I’m the founder of Social Triggers. A top destination for … [Read More...]

Balancing The Books: How To Take Back Control Of Your Finances

Worrying about money is a pretty natural thing to do. In fact, money is probably the most common cause of anxiety among many people that there is. Unless you happen to be in an incredibly fortunate position, you’re probably going to need to be aware of your finances all time, just to make sure you can survive. Of course, that’s often far easier said than done. There are plenty of … [Read More...]

How to Live A Remarkable Life (The Secret? Be The Exception)

Things look pretty bleak… 17 out of 18 women make less than $100,000 per year. 1 In 114 countries, more than half of the adult population is overweight. In America it’s closer to two-thirds. 2 “Poor at 20, Poor for life.” A new study indicates that from the 1980s to 2000s, people are less likely to move up the income ladder… even with an education. 3 Loneliness is becoming the next public health … [Read More...]

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What Is Fundrise? And Should You Invest Your Money Here?

You’ve probably seen all the overly-appealing ads at this point, either through Facebook or on TV. Fundrise is a company that invests in real estate projects and earns interest on their loans to developers – often at a rate of 10%-12%.Here’s where the message gets good for regular schmoes like you and me…Do you know where Fundrise gets their money from for their investment … [Read More...]

5 Steps to Take Today if You Missed the Income Tax Deadline

So you missed the income tax deadline? Take a deep breath and know that you have options. Sometimes the situation is out of your control. For example, the main reason I procrastinate on filing self-employed taxes isn’t for a lack of trying, but because I almost ALWAYS find errors with client-issued 1099-MISC. When you’re a freelancer who runs a small business it takes a lot more time … [Read More...]

The Average Debt Load in America is $100,000 – How Do You Compare?

The goal of this site is to prompt you to be weird beyond belief. And by that I mean wealthy. The average American is broke. Actually, the average American is worse than broke, they’re $100,000 in debt. According to Nerdwallet, debt is on the rise again:The average credit card debt is $6,184. On top of this, add car loans, student loans, and mortgage debt to the mix and the average debt load … [Read More...]