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How to Easily Manage an Editorial Calendar with Garrett Moon [Podcast]

by Jonathan 04.17.2014
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Blogging consistently is hard work. Every blog begins as a side hustle project. You have a passion for your topic. You envision helping thousands of people. You get excited about the idea of earning a living doing what you enjoy. Then comes the hard work. Finding time to blog, knowing what to write ahead of [...]

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What’s the Product Within Your Product?

by Jonathan 04.15.2014
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Are you a Mac or PC fan? Over the last 10 years it has been amazing to watch the growth of Apple. Today we have the iPod, iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, Macbook Air and the list goes on and on. I have to admit that except for the iPad mini, you can find the rest [...]

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The Hidden Challenges of Pursuing Self Employment with Kevin Miller [Podcast]

by Jonathan 04.10.2014
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“My ultimate dream is to work from home.” “I want to be my own boss and work when and where I want.” “I want the freedom to choose what I work on everyday.” If you have ever thought or expressed the above statements, then this podcast is especially for you. I recently had an opportunity [...]

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11 Ways to Become a Rainmaker in Your Blogging Niche [Podcast]

by Jonathan 04.08.2014
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I believe that in order to build something long-term that you can be proud of you need to become a rainmaker in your niche. What is a Rainmaker? A rainmaker is an influential character that has the ability to attract followers, build trust, and earn authority in a specific niche. I hear what some of you are [...]

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How to Avoid Wreckordkeeping for Online Businesses

by Jonathan 04.01.2014
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Taxes, taxes, taxes. As I’m writing this, it’s tax season. When I began the journey of converting my blog from a hobby to a business, I searched high and low for business advice for bloggers, solopreneurs, and online businesses. I quickly became very frustrated. It felt as if I was Christopher Columbus in search of [...]

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3 Questions to Ask Before You Write That Blog Post [Podcast]

by Jonathan 03.27.2014
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If you haven’t noticed, content is everywhere. How do you get your blog noticed in the midst of the massive content ocean we are all swimming in? I think it starts by asking yourself a few simple questions before you start the writing process. 3 Questions to Ask Before You Write That Blog Post [Podcast] [...]

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Stop Trading Time for Dollars – Build Leverage Instead!

by Jonathan 03.25.2014
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Back in late 2009 and early 2010, I was trying desperately to figure out how to turn my blog into a business. I was earning income, but felt worn out and confused. Most of my income at the time came from trading time for dollars. As many of you know, my first blog was a [...]

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How to Use the CoSchedule Editorial Calendar to Grow Your Blog

by Jonathan 03.04.2014
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What are some of the best ways to grow a blog? While you can do many things to grow a blog, there are two things that are absolutely essential: Create great content on a consistent basis. Circulate your content by email and social media outlets. I’ll be honest…. It’s hard to grow a popular blog [...]

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4 Ways to Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With Your Audience [Podcast]

by Jonathan 02.13.2014
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How do you really connect with your audience? I believe it happens when you begin to stand shoulder to shoulder with your audience. Do you remember the old Home Improvement sitcom on television? The one where Tim “the toolman” Taylor always seemed to be getting into trouble. Tim often found himself standing near his backyard [...]

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