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Should you use Twitter as part of your Marketing Plan? If you’re looking to increase sales, generate leads, or connect with prospects, it seems a no-brainer, right? The problem is if you’re starting out with Twitter it can be hard to see where it compliments your Marketing Plan. The most practical approach is to create a dedicated Twitter Plan in the same way you’d create any marketing plan.

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Should you use Twitter as part of your Marketing Plan? If you’re looking to increase sales, generate leads, or connect with prospects, it seems a no-brainer, right? The problem is if you’re starting out with Twitter it can be hard to see where it compliments your Marketing Plan. The most practical approach is to create a dedicated Twitter Plan in the same way you’d create any marketing plan.

Winston Churchill’s Alternative Clean Desk Policy

June 22, 2014
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When’s the last time you read something about productivity that made you stop and rethink how you manage your time? I just finished reading Winston Churchill’s biography and one of the many treasure buried inside the book was his own version of the notorious clean desk policy.

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29 Ways to Increase Traffic to a Niche Blog

June 21, 2014
Tips to Increase Traffic to Niche Blog

Making money from blogs in an inexact science. What works one blogs fails on another. I’ve launched over 200 websites since 1998 (mostly ecommerce) and about 30 blogs (mostly technical). If your blog has a technical slant, for example, it’s target audience is technical writers, analysts, architects, or others micro niche areas, then use some of these techniques to increase your traffic.

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Why Everyone’s Forgotten Charlie Sheen?

June 17, 2014
Why Everyone’s Forgotten Charlie Sheen?

Remember Charlie Sheen? Why does no-one talk about him anymore? If you want your blog to succeed, write something that people will want to read today, tomorrow and the next day…

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The Only Metric That Matters in Corporate Blogging

June 15, 2014
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Should you use Twitter as part of your Marketing Plan? If you’re looking to increase sales, generate leads, or connect with prospects, it seems a no-brainer, right? The problem is if you’re starting out with Twitter it can be hard to see where it compliments your Marketing Plan. The most practical approach is to create [...]

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How To Write 1,217 Words A Day Every Day

June 4, 2014

Karen from Sacramento emailed me and asked how to write more blog posts. I write between 1,000 and 3,000 words per day. The way I do this is to have a writing framework that lets me define the topic, write the post and publish it very quickly. Here’s how I do it.

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5 Alternatives to Clickbank For Selling Goods Online

June 1, 2014
Five Alternatives to Clickbank For Selling Digital Products

Clickbank reputation as a site for selling digital products, such as eBooks, has improved over the last five years. It certainly had teething problems at the start but most have been sorted out now. When John Chow and ShoeMoney use it to sell their online courses, you know it’s got to be good.

But, what if you’re still not convinced? What are the other options for selling goods online?

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How To Price Your First ebook

June 1, 2014
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Ever wondered what’s the right price for selling an ebook? This is one of the dilemmas when selling your first ebook or an information product. You want to price it so that tempts customers into hitting the Buy button. But if your price it too low, you reduce the profit margin, whereas if it’s too high customers may look elsewhere. The trick is to know what price your target customers are willing to pay and then develop eBooks that fill their immediate needs.

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5 Link Building Tactics For Government Agencies

May 25, 2014
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Should you use Twitter as part of your Marketing Plan? If you’re looking to increase sales, generate leads, or connect with prospects, it seems a no-brainer, right? The problem is if you’re starting out with Twitter it can be hard to see where it compliments your Marketing Plan. The most practical approach is to create [...]

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How To Structure a Blog Post

May 19, 2014

Developing a professional writing style is critical if you’re serious about making money from blogging. You can get so far by posting free flowing articles that discuss subjects in a conversational manner. Many such blogs are popular, but if you look at the really successful bloggers, they all use a distinct writing style.

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E-Junkie Review: Strengths, Weakness and Benefits

May 15, 2014
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E-junkie is a shopping cart and digital products delivery system. In a recent poll on www.ivanwalsh.com, we found that E-Junkie was one of the few shopping cart solutions that users had consistently high feedback.

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12 little known web writing tips

May 10, 2014

Should you use Twitter as part of your Marketing Plan? If you’re looking to increase sales, generate leads, or connect with prospects, it seems a no-brainer, right? The problem is if you’re starting out with Twitter it can be hard to see where it compliments your Marketing Plan. The most practical approach is to create [...]

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20 Mistakes I made when making it to #2 on Google

May 5, 2014
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Is there anything worse than people telling you how they got to #1 on Google? And, if you pay them $33.99, they’ll send you an eBooks that tells all. Well, our sister site is now at #1 in four different categories on Google. But rather than tell you how great we all are, I’d like to tell you the mistakes we made on the way. Hopefully, you’ll learn something and spare the pain we had to go through.

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How to Sell Expensive eBooks

May 1, 2014

One of the perceptions about ebooks is that they’re just PDFs. They can’t compare with the real thing, such as printed books you can hold in your hand. For most customers, this means that ebooks SHOULD cost less than real books as there is no printing, bookstore, and real world interactions.

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How to Create an Editorial Calendar For Corporate Blogs

April 27, 2014

Should you use Twitter as part of your Marketing Plan? If you’re looking to increase sales, generate leads, or connect with prospects, it seems a no-brainer, right? The problem is if you’re starting out with Twitter it can be hard to see where it compliments your Marketing Plan. The most practical approach is to create [...]

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11 Ways Seth Godin Makes His Blog Remarkable

April 18, 2014
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Seth Godin’s blog provides an excellent template on how to create a rabid fanbase, leverage Social Media effectively, and sell your ebooks. In this post, I’m going to show you some of the small ways he does this. If you implement these correctly, your blog will see more traffic, more customers, and more sales

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How to use Customer Reviews to Massively Increase Online Sales

April 15, 2014
Using Customer Ratings & Reviews to Build Trust & Increase Sales Online

Should you use Twitter as part of your Marketing Plan? If you’re looking to increase sales, generate leads, or connect with prospects, it seems a no-brainer, right? The problem is if you’re starting out with Twitter it can be hard to see where it compliments your Marketing Plan. The most practical approach is to create [...]

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Over 50 Entrepreneurs: How to Start a Web Business That Matches Your Skills

April 11, 2014

Why there are no shortcuts to a successful web business? I get emails most weeks asking for advice – or shortcuts – on the best way to start a living working online. To be honest, I’ve found no shortcuts. Maybe there are some but I haven’t seen them recently.

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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Pricing Ebooks

April 7, 2014
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One of the dilemmas you face when selling your first ebook or information product is deciding how to price it. You want to make it affordable it so it tempts customers into hitting Buy Now but you also need to make a profit, right? If you price it too low, you reduce the profit margin. If you price it too high, you lose customers.

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