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7.5 Ways to Help Readers and Make $1000/Month

If you can make an extra $1000 a month or more simply by placing affiliate links where they will be most helpful to your readers and viewers - your results may vary. But imagine if you could.

This is correct: Instead of thinking of affiliate marketing as a way to monetize your site, consider it as a way to provide value to your readers.

My sales have increased significantly since I made a small shift in my thinking, and now I'm placing far more affiliate links out there and making more sales as well.

Your readers and customers will benefit from using these ... read more

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10 Smart Ways to Save Money as A Blogger

Blogging is a great way to stay in touch with your audience, expand your reach, and increase the number of products you sell.

Although you may not have a lot of money to put in your blog at first, there are many ways to make it more functional. Just like starting a business, starting a blog might be a lot more expensive than expected.

In the long term, investing in the correct tools and resources will allow you to expand your business faster and save you money.

Keeping this in mind, here are some money-saving techniques for bloggers:.

1. Purchase annual plans.

Some blogging tools ... read more

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How to Turn Your Blog Into a Sales Machine

Most business blogs stink. They're used for announcements and fluffy content that doesn't generate leads or sales.

And if that's all you want your blog to be, then skip this article.

But if you want a blog that generates more leads and sales with every post, keep reading.

Instead of blogging, think of your blog as a learning center. This learning center will house all of your website's key content. Visitors will be able to find solutions to their problems and information they seek.

You'll create content that appeals to your target demographic and encourages them to buy. In order to increase repeat sales, ... read more

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10 Ways to Trash Trolls

Have you ever seen a comedian silence a heckler? It is a lovely sight. The drunken heckler has no idea what he's up against. This is a professional who has dealt with drunken audiences for hundreds of hours. You know that heckler will be destroyed the moment they open their mouths.

Milton Jones, a comic for most of his life, has only been heckled twice. The first time was when someone yelled “These are just words!”.

Umm… yeah.

The second was alarming. “What is this?” someone exclaimed mid-performance. He couldn't figure out what they meant in the silence that followed. The longer he ... read more

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Content Creators: How to Write 5,000 Words Per Day

If 5,000 words seems like a ridiculously large number, you're not alone.

Even when they are trying to be extremely productive in their writing, most people will not write more than 2,000 words on a good day.

But when I put my foot down, I can do 5,000 or even more.

How do I go about doing it?

First, I take some time to unwind. Yes, I sit in my favorite chair, get comfy, and relax my entire body.

Then I set a goal of writing X number of words in the next X number of hours.

Let's pretend I want to write 5,000 words in ... read more

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Mr. Robin Williams

During the early years of his career, comedian Robin Williams struggled with money and made poor business decisions. In fact, he didn't want to deal with the business side of things. He didn't want to hear about contracts, didn't know how to publicize himself, and despite his growing celebrity, he took any job that came his way – even birthday parties.

Imagine having Robin Williams perform at your birthday party. Oh my goodness.

He was constantly borrowing from friends, and there were times when he wouldn't have eaten if someone hadn't invited him to dinner.

As his fame grew, he partied until the ... read more

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Seth Godin - What Is the Difference Between a Logo and a Brand?

If you ask a consumer to define the difference between a logo and a brand, they'll probably say they're the same thing.

If you ask a marketer the same question, the answers will be vastly different. To be honest, I don't think most marketers understand the distinction, and I'm not criticizing. I used to have no idea, too, because it's confusing unless someone breaks it down for you – not with some B.S. marketing-ese taught in school, but with a real-world answer.

So I turned to a video clip of Seth Godin explaining the difference, and while his explanation isn't particularly brief, ... read more

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Dan Kennedy's Wealth Creation Lesson

Dan Kenney, a renowned marketing instructor, tells the story of an entrepreneur who hired him to look over his entire business with fresh eyes and figure out why it wasn't earning its full potential.

Dan observed and analyzed the entire operation. He examined the company from top to bottom, paying close attention to each of the five employees.

Dan then sat down with the client and delivered his verdict: fire the office manager, who had been with the entrepreneur the longest. Dan claimed she was sabotaging new initiatives, ignoring procedures, undermining morale, and driving customers away.

However, the entrepreneur insisted that he required ... read more

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