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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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5 Things Bloggers Should Stop Saying and What to Say Instead

by Jonathan 08.19.2014
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Have you ever said to yourself any of the following? I’m just too busy. I can’t find time to blog. I’m technically challenged so I’ll probably never be successful at any of this. Other bloggers in my niche are way better than I am anyhow. I call this the “inner game of blogging.” It is […]

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5 Reasons I Switched to Get Response Email List Building Service

by Jonathan 08.12.2014
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How would you feel if you spent several years blogging and collecting thousands of email addresses only to have them all hijacked for a few days? To make things worse, you have no customer support phone number to call to sort things out. This is what happened to a good blogger friend of mine with […]

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6 Ways to Build Trust and Community on Your Blog

by Jonathan 07.29.2014
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As a blogger, how do you build trust with your audience? Is it even all that important to do so? In the great book 5 Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni talks about the need of the leader to demonstrate vulnerability first in order to build trust. He says: “The most important action that a […]

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