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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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How I Added 191 Email Subscribers in 24 Hours with a Single Blog Post

by Jonathan 10.01.2014
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I was on a mentoring call recently with one of my blog students and he asked: “If I only have 6 hours available to work on my blog, where should I place my focus? If you were me, where would you spend your time?” I told him that right now my single area of focus […]

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How to Turn a Skill into a Full-Time Blogging Lifestyle Business with Dan Faggella

by Jonathan 09.23.2014
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Dan Faggella once ran a physical martial arts gym, and when the roof collapsed from a big storm, he ended up quickly needing to build an online income stream. He used email and JV marketing to build a loyal audience of over 20,000 subscribers in just about 1 year. BONUS CONTENT: Want Dan’s exact 6-step […]

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24 Lessons Learned from the Podcast Movement Conference

by Jonathan 09.02.2014
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Last month I attended an amazing new conference called the Podcast Movement. A friend of mine Jared Easley (along with 3 other friends) was a part of launching this brand new conference for podcasters. I originally chose to attend because I wanted to support Jared’s dream, but I was blown away by the content and […]

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