Open Q&A [Call:08/12/2016]

This Office Hours session is an Open Q&A call. Time Stamps 0:03:30 – Accounting system track multiple streams of income 0:04:33 – How to use social media for promoting blog 0:07:42 – What plug-in to use best for affiliate marketing 0:10:27 – Having trouble identifying a USP 0:11:00 – Practice Builder Publishing 0:22:08 – How […]

How To Launch A New Blog – Step-By-Step Blog Launch Plan

Want to start a blog but be on the right footing for monetization and growth? Then, you’re on the right post. See, most bloggers who launch their blog end up launching to relative silence. They set some deadline for a month or two in the future and they work toward it. Then, when the date […]

Ultimate Guide To Choosing Your Niche: Finding A Good Market For You

Niche selection often dives into the confusing world of keyword research. But, there is a simpler way to look at it. Here’s a different way of choosing your niche.

The Redwood Strategy: How To Recycle Blog Content To Make Your Life Simpler, Dominate SEO, And Get More Traffic

The Redwood Strategy is a content creation strategy for bloggers where you circle back and update previously published content, turning them into major pillar posts for your niche. Here’s exactly how to do it.

7 Weeks In… Status Report On The New RV Blog [RV Blog Report #3]

7 weeks into the new RV blog, we check in on the traffic numbers, email list size… and the tactics I’m using to jump start this brand new blog from scratch.

Blog Comments: Buh Bye. Why I Turned Off Comments On This Blog.

After 18 years of blogging, I have decided to turn off the comments. Here, I explain my thinking behind it… and you can make your own decision that suits your blog best.

2016 Ultimate Guide To Building An Email List: List Building That Works And Makes You Money

Shortcuts to skip around this blog post: Why Build An Email List A List Isn’t Just A List Segmentation The Lead Magnet Multiple Lead Magnets Vs. One Lead Magnet How Do You Position Multiple Lead Magnets On The Same Blog? 4 Questions For Turning Your Blog Into A List Building Machine The List Building Formula […]

22 Days After Starting A New Blog From Scratch – A Status Report [RV Blog Report #2]

22 days into a brand new blog, here is a status update. I talk about the list building strategy, my content plan, and how I’m beginning to promote this brand new blog.

Ultimate Blog Promotion Guide: 10 Smartest Things You Can Do to Promote Your New Blog (UPDATED)

The ultimate guide to promoting your new blog. We cover 10 specific (and smart) strategies you should use immediately to promote your new blog effectively.

The 3 Metrics I Track Every Day And Use To Predictably Grow My Business

Every day, I track 3 core metrics in my business. These 3 numbers allow me to keep my focus on the things which matter and therefore more effectively grow my business.

New Series: Follow Along While I Start Up A New Blog From Scratch (RV Blog Report #1)

It had been a LONG time since I started a brand new blog from scratch. So, I took a strong hobby of mine (RV travel) and turned it into a brand new blog. And I’ll document its growth as it happens. This is the first of the RV Blog Report series.

Why I Can No Longer Recommend Bluehost Web Hosting (I Owe An Explanation)

I’ve long recommended Bluehost as my first-level recommendation for web hosting. However, I can no longer do so. Here’s why.

How NOT To Ask For A Guest Post On Somebody’s Blog (6 Fun Examples)

I get a lot of spammy guest post requests, and you’d be surprised how similar they are. So, I’ve taken 6 examples and thought I’d make an example out of them.

Top 10 Blog Monetization Strategies, Ranked In Order (2016 Edition)

An overview of the top 10 blog monetization strategies, ranked in their order of what works. Updated for 2016.

Increase Your Income By Increasing Your Prices (Money Levers #6)

One obvious way to bring in a spike of revenue is to run a discount sale. But, what about going the other way? Here’s how to go about generating more revenue by increasing prices.

How To Execute A Flash Sale (Money Levers #5)

How can you execute a flash sale – in the right away – to acquire new customers while not killing your bottom line? The 5th installment of the Money Levers series spells out how to use this tactic in the right way.

The Foundation Of Real Blog Monetization: The Blog Profit Funnel (Money Levers #4)

The last of 3 important “money levers” to grow your business: The sales funnel. Here’s how it is put together and how to work the numbers to your advantage.

Q&A Webinar [Call:02/04/2016]

  This Office Hours call was exclusively a Q&A call. Time Stamps 0:01:30 – Prime Focus Lab 0:10:50 – A huge success 0:12:31 – What to do when purchases start to fail? 0:16:30 – Discussion about Sales Funnel (Unmuted) 0:36:25 – SoloITSM – Blog audit 0:42:10 – Bugger All on TV 0:48:33 – The Principal Center […]

Money Levers #3: Rethinking Traffic And How To Get It

Today, we’re going to discuss traffic. Because I know that one of the biggest objections to people just getting started is that they don’t have enough traffic to make any sales.