10 Tips to Prepare for NMX 2014

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We're only five days away from one of my favorite online marketing events, NMX 2014. So I thought I'd share some of my favorite tips for preparing for NMX or any conference event! 1. Create a doc with all of your travel arrangements. Hotel missing your reservation? Can't remember what time your flight departs? Create an easy to access email, document, notepad entry, etc. with your main travel details. This can include airline, flight numbers, arrival / departure times, hotel name and … [Read more...]

Boosting Opt-Ins with Selz

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For the last month, I've been experimenting with a new way to get opt-ins to my mailing list using my free ebook, The Guest Blogging Survival Guide. Selz is a platform that allows you to quickly create an online store without the usual complications of creating an online store. When they reached out to me to review their service, I didn't have any ebooks or other digital downloads for sale, so I decided to try out their platform as a way to get opt-ins instead. The results were pretty … [Read more...]

2013 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Internet Marketers

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Black Friday has arrived! If you've had your eye on a particular course, ebook, service, web host, WordPress plugin, or WordPress theme, now is the time to buy as the savings are HUGE! The following are the best sales for products I highly recommend for Internet marketers and bloggers! Two things to know before going forward. One, I am an affiliate for most of the products mentioned. Two, you may notice I have less listings than others. This is because I only recommend products that I have … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Make Money Online on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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If you're just thinking about your shopping plan and budget for this year's Black Friday and Cyber Monday, then you're going to miss out on the best time to increase your online earnings. For affiliate marketers and product creators, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are golden opportunities. Here are my ten tips for making money online with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Photo Credit: Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday Infographic by Exelate Tips for Affiliate Marketers Are you an affiliate … [Read more...]

How to Grow Your Mailing List With Cash & Other Incentives

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After attending an awesome conference on email marketing strategies, it seemed timely to publish a sponsored review for a company that helps you grow your mailing list. Incentivibe helps bloggers and businesses run contests in order to build their mailing list. The best part? You get to give away a $500 cash prize or item - and all it will cost you is $25. How It Works in a Nutshell Incentivibe pools together other bloggers and businesses looking to grow their mailing list. A group of 20 … [Read more...]

32 Experts Share Their Best Blog Post Promotion Tips

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In celebration of the launch of my first premium training course on how to promote your content, I asked some of the top blogging, content marketing, and online marketing experts to answer one important question. What's your most successful method of promoting a blog post or other single piece of content? So without further ado, here are their answers! 1. Empower your readers with social sharing buttons. Empower readers to share your content as they consume it by placing the Digg … [Read more...]

Find Out How to Increase Traffic, Engagement, and Social Shares Today

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One of the worst feelings as a writer, whether you're creating content for your own blog, a guest blogging opportunity, or a freelance client, is when you put your heart and digital soul into a blog post, publish it, and get little response. When you wait for the traffic that never comes. Or the comments that are never submitted. Or the sharing buttons that are never clicked. If you create great content, you deserve to get visibility for it. But you can't expect that you will get that … [Read more...]

Learn How to Create Promotable Content [FREE TRAINING]

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One of the best compliments I receive is that wherever people go when searching for online marketing information, they find my content. There's two reasons for that. One, I write for a lot of blogs. And two, I promote the wazoo out of my content. Of course, you can't get great results if you are promoting content that isn't all too impressive. So I'd like to let you in on the key things I do to make my content promotable and shareworthy. In 8 Days to Promotable Content, a free … [Read more...]

What Happened After I Closed Guest Post Submissions

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While many popular blogs have trended away from accepting unsolicited guest post submissions, not many have shared the results of this strategy. A lot of people are curious - does having less content really hurt in regards to traffic and subscriber rates? In this post, I thought I would quickly share the results of taking over sole authorship of Kikolani since March, comparing eight months of analytics and subscriber data. Analytics Comparison First, let's look at the Audience … [Read more...]

Only72 Review – 6 Courses for Entrepreneurs at a Low Price

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Chances are, you've come across a few mentions and reviews of the Only72 sale from people like Darren Rowse and Chris Ducker. If you're still on the fence on whether it is worth the $197 price tag, then read on for some reasons why I decided to make the purchase and exactly what you will be getting. Once you purchase this package, you can become an affiliate. Since I like everything that they had to offer, I am using my affiliate links in this post. What is the Only72 sale? Only72 is … [Read more...]