The Secret Ingredient to Building a Business and Life You Love

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What are you ultimately trying to accomplish with your work? Have you ever sat down and wrote out some guiding principles to help you as you build your career or business? A few years ago I had an “AHA” moment. I was blogging on the side and working a day job. Opportunities began to come…

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A Simple 7 Step Guide to Starting a Podcast

A Simple 7 Step Guide to Starting a Podcast

Do a quick search on “podcasting setup” and you’ll find many confusing diagrams. While there is no doubt some really cool equipment you can use in podcasting, you don’t need to start with an expensive studio to launch a successful podcast. Here is a simple guide to follow: Step 1. Choose your title and get…

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Grab a Free Copy of My New Blog Business Book on Amazon

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As early as 2011, I began a quest. My quest was to create a clear, concise roadmap anyone could follow to become a full-time blogger. I was tired of seeing and hearing all of the hype about getting rich with online businesses. There was no shortage of pictures of so-called “gurus” leaning against their Lamborghinis…

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3 Systems Every Pro Blogger Needs

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My favorite show on television is The Profit on MSNBC. It’s a business-related reality show about struggling businesses in need of a turn-around. A successful businessman named Marcus Lemonis meets with struggling business owners to find out where they are failing. If he sees potential in the business, Marcus will offer working capital into the…

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My 4 Favorite Traffic Strategies for List Building

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Build an email list. If you are a student of blogging, you’ve heard this advice over and over again. It’s the energy and life of your business. But many bloggers are left wondering how to get traffic to even have people see their email opt in to begin with. I’m going to share with you…

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The Two Best Ways to Leverage Your Online Business

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As you can tell, everything is changing at a rapid pace. To have a long career as a full-time blogger you’re going to need to see trends and be open for change in order to stay relevant. Any time I’m interviewed, there’s one interesting question that almost always come up: “Where do you see all…

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4 Ways to Select the Right Passion to Pursue as a Blog

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How do I discover my passion? For a few of us the answer is pretty obvious, but for others it feels like a mystery. After working with thousands of passion seekers, let me provide you with some clues that might help. 1. You’ll find your passion in what you already love to learn about. Our…

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10 Ways to Amplify One Message

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You’re not really open for business until you have something for sale on your site. While there are many different ways to monetize your platform, I’m going to share with you ten simple ways you can amplify any single message. In my latest book The 15 Success Traits of Pro Bloggers, I break this process…

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The Deep Belief That Your Message is Needed in the World

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Confidence comes when you have a deep belief that your message is needed in the world. Most Pro Bloggers passionately understand this truth. They understand it so deeply that their message is more important than their personal popularity. Confidence comes when you have a deep belief that your message is needed in the world. Click…

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