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In every issue of The Edge, you will get actionable advice on what's working now in the world of blogging and online marketing. Directly from the desk of David Risley, sent 3 times weekly.

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Past Issues

#117 | The NEW Internet (9 of 10) - April 5, 2018

#116 | It’s getting harder to cheat (8 of 10) - April 4, 2018

#115 | Use this while you still can (7 of 10) - April 3, 2018

#114 | Facebook immunity (6 of 11) - April 2, 2018

#113 | The new fog of war (5 of 11) - March 30, 2018

#112 | Cambridge Analytica and… you (4 of 11) - March 29, 2018

#111 | Careful with Facebook (3 of 11) - March 28, 2018

#110 | Google kills the internet? (2 of 11) - March 27, 2018

#109 | How things have changed (1 of 11) - March 26, 2018

#108 | Are you using a slider on your homepage? Stop. - March 23, 2018

#107 | Do you need managed WordPress hosting? - March 22, 2018

#106 | Managing your WP plugins (3 rules + a hack) - March 21, 2018

#105 | Another easy speed BOOST for your WordPress site - March 20, 2018

#104 | Is your WordPress jammed up with old plugin trash? - March 19, 2018

#103 | My top 5 productivity tools I use constantly - March 16, 2018

#102 | The lessons from my first “challenge” - March 15, 2018

#101 | So much to do! Where to start? - March 14, 2018

#100 | Look at that! - March 13, 2018

#99 | What’s in YOUR sidebar? - March 12, 2018

#98 | Getting a job? - March 9, 2018

#97 | THE DAILY #97 - March 8, 2018

#96 | THE DAILY #96 - March 7, 2018

#95 | How to choose what to focus on - March 6, 2018

#94 | A personal request - March 5, 2018

#93 | A little hack for your blog posts (and SEO) - March 2, 2018

#92 | Facebook kills a website - March 1, 2018

#91 | How to quickly test a new product idea - February 27, 2018

#90 | Why I skipped the Traffic & Conversion Summit this year - February 26, 2018

#89 | When a subscriber gets mad at you for promoting - February 23, 2018

#88 | Affiliate marketing – not a REAL business? - February 22, 2018

#87 | How to help save the world - February 21, 2018

#86 | A conversion-focused Contact Us page [Part 3] - February 20, 2018

#85 | A conversion-focused Contact Us page [Part 2] - February 19, 2018

#84 | A conversion-focused Contact Us page [Part 1] - February 15, 2018

#83 | Blog posts that sell - February 14, 2018

#82 | Don’t cut. Promote! - February 13, 2018

#81 | The Blue Ocean Strategy - February 12, 2018

#80 | No money in the RV niche? (RV BLOG REPORT) - February 9, 2018

#79 | But, you’re not an expert on anything! How the hell… - February 8, 2018

#78 | My new sushi restaurant (and a lesson) - February 7, 2018

#77 | Why blogs will never die – and the ad wars - February 6, 2018

#76 | Is cussing on your blog (or email) bad? - February 5, 2018

#75 | So, what happened to my RV blog? - February 2, 2018

#74 | Stopped blogging for 30 days. Here’s what happened… - February 1, 2018

#73 | Blogging in Facebook’s world - January 31, 2018

#72 | You get more of what you measure - January 30, 2018

#71 | Does all your content have to be original? - January 29, 2018

#70 | Blogging vs content marketing - January 26, 2018

#69 | If you read one book all year… - January 25, 2018

#68 | Pure gold! - January 24, 2018

#67 | Tool shopping? - January 23, 2018

#66 | Buh-bye blog sidebar (again) - January 22, 2018

#65 | How to do blog post feature images - January 19, 2018

#64 | Taking inventory of your blog content - January 18, 2018

#63 | Do your blog post headlines kinda… suck? - January 17, 2018

#62 | A (new) way to think of blog categories - January 16, 2018

#61 | Do you even need a blog? - January 15, 2018

#60 | Clean your closet (seriously) - January 12, 2018

#59 | Still my favorite productivity tool - January 11, 2018

#58 | How I use Google Calendar - January 10, 2018

#57 | The Focus Map - January 9, 2018

#56 | The simplest productivity tool I have - January 8, 2018

#55 | 6 steps in 2018 (not your normal new year’s email) - January 3, 2018

#54 | The FINAL Daily - December 22, 2017

#53 | Can you HAVE money? - December 21, 2017

#52 | Failure to execute - December 20, 2017

#51 | Morning routines for 2018 - December 19, 2017

#50 | A year-end review for 2017 - December 18, 2017

#49 | The UDE Matrix and finding the hidden “why” - December 15, 2017

#48 | That DIDN’T work out well. - December 14, 2017

#47 | That worked out well - December 13, 2017

#46 | I broke my office - December 12, 2017

#45 | AHHH! Information Overload! - December 11, 2017

#44 | What if you have a J-O-B? - December 8, 2017

#43 | Increasing your effective hourly rate - December 7, 2017

#42 | What’s your effective hourly rate? - December 6, 2017

#41 | The power of simple - December 5, 2017

#40 | Keeping your business small on purpose? - December 4, 2017

#39 | A cool tool that makes life easier - December 1, 2017

#38 | My business income “hack” - November 30, 2017

#37 | Breakdown of my recent mini ad campaign on Facebook - November 29, 2017

#36 | Treating people like people, not numbers - November 28, 2017

#35 | Black Friday and how to play it smart - November 24, 2017

#34 | Happy Thanksgiving – and a personal note - November 23, 2017

#33 | A word on gratitude - November 22, 2017

#32 | [GROW-16] How to do an 80/20 Content Analysis - November 21, 2017

#31 | [GROW-15] Boring as snot, but useful as hell - November 20, 2017

#30 | [GROW-14] Making something out of nothing - November 17, 2017

#29 | [GROW-13] Here’s some crazy talk… - November 16, 2017

#28 | [GROW-12] Better than guest posting… - November 15, 2017

#27 | [GROW-11] Chutes and Ladders (we’re building the ladders) - November 14, 2017

#26 | [GROW-10] Write that email once, use it over and over - November 13, 2017

#25 | [GROW-9] Taking yesterday’s email to the next level… - November 10, 2017

#24 | [GROW-8] Just sharing on Facebook and stopping there? - November 9, 2017

#23 | [GROW-7] Not all content is created equal - November 8, 2017

#22 | [GROW-6] Do THIS instead of writing another blog post - November 7, 2017

#21 | [GROW-5] Making progress by NOT working - November 6, 2017

#20 | [GROW-4] My dirty little secret about this very email - November 3, 2017

#19 | [GROW-3] How to MAKE more time - November 2, 2017

#18 | [GROW-2] About “time management” - November 1, 2017