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The ONE Thing in Common with All Successful Bloggers

by Jonathan 12.16.2014
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One of my favorite novels of all time is A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Did you know that for years Charles Dickens wrote in obscurity? He spent three years writing for the Evening Chronicle for no payment. Eventually, much to the surprise of Dickens, he was approached by a young publisher who wanted to […]

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Meet Edgar Review – How to Be Everywhere Without Losing Your Mind

by Jonathan 12.10.2014
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I often tell people that social media posting feels like pouring water into a leaky bucket. There are some cool social media scheduling tools out there, but most of them have one flawed problem – your need to constant fill up the bucket. Maybe you spend once a week scheduling quotes, image quotes, engaging questions, […]

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5 Questions All Audiences Want to Know About You

by Jonathan 11.25.2014
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While we advocate blogging your passion, the truth is your blog is not about you. It’s about who you are helping through your passion. It’s about making a difference in the lives of other through the talent, skill and experience you have. It’s a critical point you shouldn’t miss. The Questions Your Audience is Asking […]

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5 Ways People Learn from You

by Jonathan 11.18.2014
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If you’re a blogger, you’re in the information expert empire. This took awhile for me to fully embrace. Early on in my blogging journey, my highest aspiration was to earn money online and remain anonymous behind the scenes. I finally began to realize I was serving no one with this strategy including myself. If you […]

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The 72 Most Tweetable Moments of the Platform Conference

by Jonathan 11.13.2014
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I just recently returned from the Platform Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It was an amazing time of connecting with other passionate bloggers and learning at the feet of those I most admire. There was so much wisdom shared at this conference I decided to share it with you in an easy, digestible format. Below […]

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4 Steps to Launching a One Year Marketing Calendar

by Jonathan 11.04.2014
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Full of ideas without a plan. Does that describe you today? Back in June of this year I was overwhelmed with opportunity. I had so many ideas I wanted to execute on and had no idea where I should spend my time. I was wrestling with: What should I work on first? Do I have […]

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WP Curve Review + A List of Tasks You Can Give Them

by Jonathan 10.28.2014
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Do you know enough about WordPress, CSS and HTML to be dangerous? I’ve broken my WordPress theme countless number of times. I’ve seen the dreaded white blank page with an error code at the top more than I want to remember. I’ve spent hours in the past googling a way to find my own fix. […]

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3 Ways Amazon Ranks Kindle Books and How to Get More Downloads

by Jonathan 10.14.2014
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Did you know that 40% of what Amazon collects in ebooks gets paid out to self published authors? Last year that amounted to over $212 million dollars in royalties. As we discussed in a previous post, you don’t have to wait for permission. Right now you can sit down at your computer, pour out your […]

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You Don’t Have to Wait for Permission

by Jonathan 10.09.2014
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In May of 2012, I published my first Kindle book. Every single month since then, I receive monthly royalty checks from Amazon. Whenever I’m asked: “Jonathan, what’s the fastest way to earn money online?” My response is to write and publish a Kindle book. Amazon already has millions of people searching for books to read […]

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