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How to Promote Your Blog Posts as an Online Marketer: Part 1

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Content is king, queen, and the whole royal court these days. In fact, the nod given to creating longform, rich content by traditional ad agencies, who themselves have rebranded in droves to ‘media agencies’, should give you some indication as to the way of the online marketing tides right now. Consistently, brands who embrace the…

Genuine SEO Isn’t Going Away, So You Might As Well Get On Board

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Let’s not kid ourselves, the state of SEO 4+ years ago was laughable, a joke, if you will. Google’s own search results were so easily manipulated with “backlink packages” and the like that it was straightforward to a fault to get a new site ranking, even for a competitive keyword, provided you had the money…

It’s Okay To Go Back To Your 9 to 5

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One of the biggest driving forces between why so many people take up the internet marketing reins is that they want some degree – often complete – of freedom from their dreaded day jobs. The 9 to 5 cycle has left many jaded, especially in a place like the US where traditional allowances for vacation…

How Internet Marketers Can Hit A Grand Slam With Guest Posting

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Recently, content marketing has been all the rage. It isn’t that it’s only now that content marketing is starting to be effective, but more so that larger, more traditional media and advertising powerhouses are finally starting to take the trend seriously. Content marketing, for several years now, has been the true language of the blogging…

Your 2015 Holiday Content Marketing Checklist

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Targeted content is key for success in internet marketing, and there’s no other time quite like the holiday season for creating time-targeted content. Consumers spend with reckless abandon during the holiday season, so if you aren’t creating content specifically geared towards this time frame, you’re seriously missing out on a big opportunity. From Thanksgiving to…

4 Of The Best Entrepreneurial Blogs You Can Start Reading Right Now

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One of the best ways to learn anything in the internet marketing world is to get out there and take action. There is absolutely no substitute for finding out what works for your exact business model and personality than by experimenting and tweaking what you focus on based upon your results. Having said that, the…

What It Means To Be An Entrepreneur In 2016

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In the online marketing space, there seems to be a false equivalency between the “freedom of quitting your 9 to 5” and “being an entrepreneur.” More appropriately, there’s the misunderstanding that becoming an entrepreneur won’t mean putting in many, many more hours than 40 per week; this is especially true if you’re hoping to ever be able…

Growth Hacking Day 2: Leveraging Your Strengths

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One of the biggest mistakes one can see marketers making again and again is trying to replicate the success of others. I hear you now, “Wait! You’re saying I don’t want to follow the example of someone who has been wildly successful in growing their business?! You’re crazy!” But hear me out: While there is…

Growth Hacking Day 1 – Goal Defining

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If you’ve been around in the online marketing world for a while, you probably recognize the phrase ‘growth hacking’, but you might also get the impression that it’s a fairly new player in the online marketing sphere. And you’d be right. Growth hacking is an interesting way of building up a company or brand because…

3 Ways To Make Readers Stop And Pay Attention To Your Writing

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Even in a world where live-streaming video and podcasting are gaining popularity amongst knowledge consumers at a breakneck pace, there’s still immense power in the written word. Not only is reading still the preferred medium for consumption by many, but it can also be essential in cases where streaming connections aren’t practical or when consumers…