We all know how we feel when we run into creepy, pushy salespeople, right? Manipulated, pressured. Slimed. In fact, the last thing we want to do is make a purchase from that person. High-pressure salesmanship rarely works online. It’s so easy to just click away. Show More Summary
This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. You spend hours and hours of time each week on your blog, but at the end of the month, there’s nothing to show for it in your bank account. In fact, after you add up all of the expenses associated with maintaining...more The post 8 Reasons You’re Losing Money On Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger.
My wife Kelli and I just booked a month long trip to Qatar yesterday. We will be house sitting in the world’s wealthiest country for the month of February. Although living in spots rent-free through house sitting rocks it feels good to earn a steady income online while circling the globe. Show More Summary
Before you sell a website, you need to know this… Most “website valuations” are based on dated and flawed thinking Thinking that leaves the entrepreneur selling a website out of pocket! In this article Website Selling Authority and good...Show More Summary
WordPress started off as just a simple, intuitive way of creating and managing a blog, but soon flourished into a huge platform where anyone, regardless of their programming skills, can create an entire website and run their own business. Show More Summary
“Why are we sending this email to this list again?” Kim asked. I was incredulous. “Umm, because we never sent it a first time,” I thought to myself. Still, before responding, I decided to check. Glad I did. It turned out we had indeed...Show More Summary
By ProBlogger Expert Nicole Avery of Planning With Kids. Back in 2013 the founder of this blog, Darren Rowse, tweeted a question asking Problogger followers to share the biggest challenge that they face as a blogger. I think the majority of us can guess what the most common challenge was. Show More Summary
If you’re one of the millions of people thinking about starting a blog this year, well you’ve come to the right place! People start blogs for so many different reasons (and often continue them for others entirely!). We each get a little...Show More Summary
3 consecutive emails I answered today were feature emails. 1 individual published my guest post. 1 individual pointed me in the direction of 3 expert round ups where I was featured. 1 individual alerted me of another round up where I had been featured. Show More Summary
When it comes to having Facebook Fans, quality always weight more than quantity. But don’t get me wrong. Having a high number of Facebook Fans on your business page is great and helpful even. The more Fans you have, the more exposure. Show More Summary
Ahhh can you feel that? The lively, motivating surge of new year energy. After my beach holiday over the Christmas break, and a recovery from that holiday since (we all need one, amirite?!), I am so ready to crack open the laptop and kick ass for 2017. Are you?! To...more The post Community Discussion: What are Your Goals for 2017? appeared first on ProBlogger.
The role of online social influencers as an opinion leader and consumer decision influencer has been increasingly recognized and leveraged by brands in the last few years. Brands proactively seek these influential social media power users to promote their products on platforms like a blog, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter. Show More Summary
I don’t need to tell you that online shopping is more popular than ever before. It’s just so much more convenient to shop from the comfort of your home… or just about anywhere thanks to our connected mobile devices. As entrepreneursShow More Summary
In case you missed our “warmup” last month, this is the official kickoff for our 2017 Content Excellence Challenge. January resolutions are fine, but we’re more interested in helping you make consistent, ongoing improvement. Every month, we’ll give you a pair of prompts that we can all work on together as a community. Show More Summary
Strategy … we all know what it means, right? Just for grins, let’s look at a simple definition: A plan of action designed to achieve a major or overall aim. Clear enough. So why would the majority of content marketers have no documented...Show More Summary
Image by Kenny Louie Bill Coberly is a writer whose Father recently died unexpectedly. He describes some of the issues which arise when a family member has an unplanned death in a recent article he wrote. He discusses many issues encountered after his death but discovers something that puzzles him with regards to preservation. What should he do with all the video...
I’ve had many years in the past where I gave up on my business goals by February. Okay, so maybe not by February. Sometimes I was stubborn. But I’d definitely give up by some time in May. Just like we give up on resolutions for our personal lives, we also sometimes tend to give up on the business goals we’ve created. Show More Summary
How to Think About Giving up Your Day Job for an Online Business In today’s lesson I want to tell you a story – a story of advice I was given when I was starting out that I ignored – a story of regret and a story that I hope might move...Show More Summary
At 9:57 PM, late on a Sunday night, I’m sitting down to write and publish my 2nd post on Blogging Tips today. I already published posts on Blogging From Paradise and the Huffington Post today. Why? I know why. And it’s a darn freeing reason why. Show More Summary
“It’s just money.” It really IS just money. Whether you are charging 5 cents or 50 bucks or 15,000 dollars for any product or service, it is only money. Money is a means of exchange. Like seashells were a means of exchange. Or sheep, at one time. Show More Summary