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  • 6 Lessons for Writing Irresistibly Magnetic Blog Post Headlines
    This is a guest contribution from Matthew Capala of Many newbie (and sometimes even veteran) bloggers erroneously spend 95% of their time creating blog content and only 5% pondering titles. Unfortunately for these bloggers, most rea…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 9:30am -
  • How to Convince Someone to Be Interviewed on Your Blog
    This question was submitted recently via the ProBlogger Facebook page. How do I get an established blogger like yourself to do an interview with me? or How can I get an established blogger like yourself to do a guest post for me on my blog? – from…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Apr 14, 9:47am -
  • The Benefits of Making a Business Blog Available in Multiple Languages
    Your company blog: while often neglected due to its perceived lack of purpose (and the commitment it requires), it is also a personal way to convey a message to a client base that isn’t possible with different forms of social media. Far too many bu…
    - 6 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 10:16am -
  • Top Tips to Let Go of Fear
    This is a guest contribution from Jennifer Louden.  What I’m about to tell you is the most overlooked key to being a successful teacher – as well as a successful business owner, parent, writer, athlete, and all around happy human being. It’s…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 9:25am -
  • Getty Images vs Creative Commons and Privacy: What Bloggers Need to Know
    This is a guest post written by Simon Schmid of iubenda. Getty Images recently announced a new image embed feature that allows bloggers (and others) to access and use their vast library of images for non-commercial purposes. This rather remarkab…
    - 8 days ago, 8 Apr 14, 9:12am -


  • newAre You Really a Writer … Or Just a Copyist?
    There is a terminology problem plaguing the content community. It’s confusing marketers, it’s misleading clients, and it’s causing an identity crisis among content creators everywhere. It seems that no one really knows what it means to be a wri…
    - 18 hours ago, 15 Apr 14, 7:00am -
  • 12 Examples of Native Ads (And Why They Work)
    Despite all the hype, native advertising remains a fuzzy concept for most marketers. According to our 2014 status report: 49 percent of respondents don’t know what native advertising is 24 percent are hardly familiar with it Another 24 percent are…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 7:00am -
  • Removing Blog Comments: The View So Far
    Shockwaves. That’s what this post by Sonia Simone sent through the Copyblogger community. The post, you’ll recall, announced our decision to remove blog comments and gave the reasoning for why we decided to do so — reasoning that some accepted…
    - 5 days ago, 11 Apr 14, 7:00am -
  • Agile Content Marketing: How to Attract an Audience That Builds Your Business
    It’s the question I get more than any other, and it’s one of the most important questions you’ll answer in marketing your business: How do I create a content marketing strategy that actually works? That will take several thousand words to answe…
    - 6 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 7:00am -
  • Why Parallax Design Doesn’t Have to Tank Your SEO
    Can parallax design be bad for a website’s SEO? Absolutely. Hence the chatter. But this shouldn’t deter you from considering parallax effects for your site, because any design style can be bad for SEO if it causes a site to load slowly or reduces…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 7:00am -

I Will Teach You To Be Rich

  • Examples of spending on the things you LOVE?
    I was reading this Reddit thread where people talk about their biggest discretionary expenses and it got me thinking. It’s so rare to see that kind of honesty, where people talk about what they really enjoy, guilt-free. It’s very different … Co…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Apr 14, 10:36pm -
  • Real success stories from TINY online businesses
    When I started my business, I just assumed I would have to build up a beautiful website (to match my beautiful eyebrows), have a huge email list, get tons of followers, and ONLY THEN could I have a real business. … ContinuedReal success stories fr…
    - 19 days ago, 28 Mar 14, 6:06am -
  • How to overcome your fear of starting an online business
    I fell down at a bowling alley. The best part of this video is that, seconds before I fell, I literally walked over to my friend, said, “Record this,” and handed them my phone, like I was some world-champion bowler. … ContinuedHow to overcome…
    - 21 days ago, 26 Mar 14, 12:03pm -
  • 3 essential systems for starting an online business
    . I’m going to do something unusual in this post. You’ve never heard me talk about how much revenue my business generates. But today, I’ll share some of those numbers with you. And I’ll reveal even more to my private … Continued3 essential…
    - 23 days ago, 24 Mar 14, 4:33am -
  • How to conquer self-sabotage
    You’re about to get advice from a guy who was recently listening to Pandora, heard an awesome song come on, loved it enough to search for the lyrics, and paused when he realized it was by Miley Cyrus. Then he … ContinuedHow to conquer self-sabot…
    - 27 days ago, 20 Mar 14, 4:34am -

Smart Passive Income

  • newFoodTruckr NSD2.0 Update (And its First Earnings!)
    It’s been almost a year since I made the decision to start Niche Site Duel 2.0 and add another niche site to my portfolio, which eventually became The blog, targeted toward existing and future food truck owners and operators, went l…
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Apr 14, 1:22pm -
  • SPI 104 : The Dark Side of Online Business, Blogging and Success
    It's not always pretty. In this session, you'll hear me talk about several negative aspects of running an online business and blogging, which is important to know about and understand so that when these things happen to you, you know you're not alone…
    - 6 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 10:34am -
  • My Monthly Income Report – March 2014
    Here is my complete breakdown of my online earnings from March 2014. This includes exactly where the income is coming from, as well as the important lessons learned, and expenses too. Click to read the report!My Monthly Income Report – March 2014 i…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Apr 14, 1:09pm -
  • SPI 103 : Stop Being a Superhero. It’s Killing Your Business (and You).
    Superhero Syndrome a terrible condition that can turn businesses into failures, and can burn people out in an instant. I know, because I've suffered from it before. Chris Ducker joins us today to talk about what we can do to deal with our own entrepr…
    - 15 days ago, 1 Apr 14, 4:07am -
  • How to Land Your Emails in the Gmail “Primary” Tab Every Time
    Mid-last year, Google updated the Gmail interface to include "tabs". You might not know it, but the emails you send to your list may end up in the promotional tab (aka. no man's land). Here's what you can do to help increase the likelihood your email…
    - 20 days ago, 27 Mar 14, 12:07pm -

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  • How to Build a Business That Serves You! Proven Strategies That Work
    Please welcome Tracy Matthews of Flourish & Thrive Academy. She is an eco-luxury jewelry designer that loves to connect with her clients, making the process of design intuitive and fun. Her passion for business led her to found Flourish & Thrive, an…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • Strategies To Multiply Profits in Your Jewelry Business
    Does this sound like you? You love designing and making jewelry! It’s your passion and you feel super excited because you are doing it! Now that you have your passion project, you are ready to grow and do this “business” thing. You’re ready t…
    - 5 days ago, 11 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • The Key Elements of a Successful Advertising Campaign
    A successful advertising campaign starts with a cohesive, inviting storefront and ends with the overall experience you deliver to your customer. Here are the key elements of a successful advertising campaign from start to finish. Identify what you’…
    - 9 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • 3 Rules You MUST Follow for Success (#1 Will Surprise You)
    I’m a coach for creative businesses, and one thing that’s very interesting to me is how many of us get stuck on the same obstacles. When I schedule a day of calls, I often offer the same solutions over and over again. Here are a few things I’ve…
    - 12 days ago, 4 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • The Art of Increasing Revenue: Six Ways to Make it Happen
    Trying to increase your revenue? There are so many ways that you can do it, and one awesome route is to create multiple streams of income and grow your sales. Basically, there are short-term and long-term ways to increase revenue. For the long term,…
    - 14 days ago, 2 Apr 14, 4:00am -

John Chow dot Com

  • new$85,987.37 – My Updated MTTB Income for March 2014
    You may recalled that I posted my March income from MTTB (My Top Tier Business) at the start of this month. To recap, I stated that I made $76,400.41 from MTTB for March 2014. That’s a nice amount of money […]
    - 14 hours ago, 15 Apr 14, 10:51am -
  • $45 For A Cup Of Coffee
    Scale Vs. Magnitude Here is a fundamental truth for making money online. Unless you can do majorly big numbers (have scale), you must sell your products or services at premium prices (magnitude) or your business will inevitably die. This has […]
    - 2 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 9:39am -
  • Google Adwords for Beginners
    For the people out there that are new to the “adwords” world, first of all – welcome! – secondly, we have put together some of the best tips and ideas to look for in adwords campaigns. SEM campaigns are generally […]
    - 2 days ago, 13 Apr 14, 9:49pm -
  • Dot Com Pho – Sitting At The Kids’ Table Edition
    It was getting a bit too hot in Orange County, so I decided to jet back to Vancouver in time for the weekly Dot Com Pho meetup with the original Dot Com crew. The crew has gotten a lot younger […]
    - 3 days ago, 12 Apr 14, 5:47pm -
  • Join Me At The Home Business Summit San Francisco
    The Home Business Summit happens April 25 – 27 at the Holiday Inn San Francisco Airport, California, and I like to invite you to come as my personal guest. I will be speaking there, along with other experts in the […]
    - 5 days ago, 11 Apr 14, 10:03am -


  • newHow to Master Stuff (Even If You Hate Doing It)
    For some kids, it’s soccer. For some kids, it’s playing the piano. No, not me. For me, it was the abacus. If you don’t know what that is, it’s bunch of beads you move around to signify digits. Believe it or not, you can do addition, multipli…
    - 17 hours ago, 15 Apr 14, 7:58am -
  • dotCEO Brings It
    The Internet is completely changing. There are 250 million domain addresses running on 22 Top Level Domains at the moment (.com is by far the most common and so is .org, .net, .biz.) In the next five years there will be over 2000 TLDs including my n…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 7:49am -
  • Free Shirt Friday- TechWyse @TechWyse
    This week’s Free Shirt Friday comes to us from TechWyse. This company is a team of more than 80 avid internet marketers that all specialize in the core areas which contribute to a successful internet marketing campaign For TechWyse, it’s all a…
    - 5 days ago, 11 Apr 14, 7:51am -
  • What Would You Do For 100,000 Organic Impressions and Over 6,000 Clicks Every Month?
    If you are looking for the next “brand new-shiny object” traffic strategy, no need to read further. This post is about an average small business owner, Peggy Mace, in a competitive market, going back to basics and turning the information in her…
    - 6 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 7:30am -
  • My Experience in Raising Money In Nebraska via Venture Capital and Angel Funding
    If you haven’t yet read my pre-raising money post you might want to do so. As I would come to learn we were in a very strange position to raise money for the PAR Program… kind of in no mans land.   We didn’t have a “good idea” that was go…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 7:44am -

lkr (Laura Roeder)

  • newHow to Tag People in Facebook Statuses and Tweets Like a Boss
    Twitter turned eight years old last month – if it were a kid, it’d be better than me at fractions already! And just like a person, Twitter has changed over the years. It looks different. It acts differently. It wants to get its ears pierced. It h…
    - 17 hours ago, 15 Apr 14, 8:00am -
  • This is What Most Businesses Get Totally Wrong about Social Media
    I’m gonna let you in on a little something. I’m going to give you my entire social media marketing strategy, right here, right now, and I’m gonna do it in just two words. Are you ready? Be consistent. “Uh, Laura, that’s cool, but…what?”…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 8:00am -
  • Social Media Marketing Case Study – How I Earned $10,690 in a Week from Facebook Traffic Alone
    When you read about the value of social media marketing, a lot of the arguments for it focus on the intangible things. You read about things like “expanding your reach,” “connecting with your audience,” and “establishing your presence.” A…
    - 9 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 8:00am -
  • How 25 iPods Inspired Me To Take a Wrecking Ball To My Online Course
    If you’ve read this blog before, you know what a fan I am of testing things and making changes. I’m basically a mad scientist when it comes to experimenting with business strategy, always poking and prodding and moving things around to see how th…
    - 12 days ago, 4 Apr 14, 8:00am -
  • Why the Social Media “Magic Button” is a Big, Fat Lie
    I hear it all the time. “I don’t understand why social media isn’t doing anything for my business!” “How are these other guys getting so many fans and followers, and why can’t I?” “Maybe social media marketing just isn’t the solutio…
    - 15 days ago, 1 Apr 14, 8:00am -


  • How To Make More Money From Your Blog
    I met up with a friend recently who is a very successful blogger.  However this person is not entirely happy with the money they make from their site.  Rave reviews, big links, great media attention, huge RSS following, tons of social media attenti…
    - 14 Mar 13, 12:02pm -
  • Don’t Blindly Follow Advice From Successful People
    My friend Mike from the Financial Blogger recently wrote a post where he said his blog progress is too slow.  He compared himself to JD Roth, formerly of Get Rich Slowly, but I think Mike is being too hard on himself. JD has a great talent for writi…
    - 13 Sep 12, 3:00am -
  • How Far Would You Go To Get Links?
    Links are the currency of all serious money-making bloggers.  We want them, we crave them, perhaps sometimes we even have dreams about them. This article explains why links are good and how to get them. Google spends a lot of time trying to determin…
    - 9 Jul 12, 3:00am -
  • How To Make More Money From Search Engine Traffic With No Extra Effort
    I’ve written a number of articles about how to increase your blog earnings without any extra effort or time.  The basic philosophy is that if you can write about more profitable topics and cut down the number of posts to account for the fact that…
    - 2 Jan 12, 7:12pm -
  • Make Your Business Sellable – Built to Sell Book Review

    - 15 Dec 11, 3:00am -

Passive Income Now

  • Multiple streams of income
    Do you know what you would do if you lost your job? Years ago, people worked for one employer for life, retired, and got a pension.  Things are not the same anymore.  Companies are letting people go, and those that remain have to work even harder,…
    - 30 Nov 13, 5:05pm -
  • Merging your credit card payments through debt consolidation – Is this the right choice?
    So, you’re worried that your debt level is too high and you’ve decided to take some rock solid steps about it. That’s good but did you consider consolidating your credit card payments through the wide array of debt consolidation options? If ans…
    - 23 May 13, 5:54am -
  • Evolution of making money online
    Start a website, pay someone to point thousands of links towards that website, place display advertising & affiliate links, and dollars start coming in; good old times. However, online money making has evolved and it isn’t the same as it used to be…
    - 17 May 13, 8:12pm -
  • How Americans give to charities
    An interesting Infographic I found. It seems that the rich give less as a percentage of their income, however they give more in absolute dollar figures. Source:
    - 9 Jan 13, 11:37pm -
  • Passive Income Streams – How many do you have?
     By Betsy Falwell You’ve already got a full-time job, which meets your basic financial needs… but is it really enough? If you’re like most people, the answer is “probably not.” But you probably don’t have the time or energy to go out the…
    - 4 Jan 13, 11:35pm -

Side Income Blogging

  • Side Income Report February 2014

    - 33 days ago, 14 Mar 14, 4:47am -
  • 5 mistakes I see Facebook page owners making
    I'm certainly no expert at creating or managing a Facebook page just yet, but I'm getting there.   My wife and I decided to create a "lifestyle" website about our life in the Blue Ridge Mountains some months ago, and one of our key growth strategies…
    - 36 days ago, 11 Mar 14, 8:44am -
  • How to start a blog in less than an hour
    Once you've decided on what you should blog about and chosen a blog name, the actual steps to start a blog are really pretty simple.  You can literally have your blog up and running in less than a hour.  Blog's are a great addition to your business…
    - 68 days ago, 6 Feb 14, 11:45am -
  • Side Income Report January 2014
    January 2014 was a busy month for me both from a full-time perspective and from a side-income perspective.   As I've mentioned before, all of my web based work, including my services business is done part time.   I have a full-time job that I've be…
    - 70 days ago, 5 Feb 14, 5:48am -
  • Good blog names – How to find one
    One of the key decisions you'll make as part of the how to start a blog process is finding a good blog name.  The blog name you choose will stay with your blog for a very long time.  Your blog name, much like the name of a store or company, is what…
    - 75 days ago, 30 Jan 14, 3:15pm -

Advisor Think Box

  • Get creative about social media communication!
    I think everyone would agree that communication has evolved and changed dramatically.  When I came into the financial industry over 20 years ago, the phone was probably the primary means of communication.  Back then phoning someone meant calling fr…
    - 27 Feb 12, 10:07pm -
  • 10 Keys to Social Media for Financial Advisors
    I just heard Amber MacArthur speak for the first time.  She has branded herself as a social media expert and I can see why she has become so successful at it. This particular session was delivered to a group of successful financial professionals.  …
    - 29 Jun 11, 3:54pm -
  • 9 Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Tips for your website
    Wow, I read a fantastic article on this topic that I want to share about search engine optimization.  SEO can sometimes be confusing and intimidating but it does not have to be that way.  The key is to find some key strategies and tips among the th…
    - 5 Jan 11, 11:11am -
  • Systemize your business
    Good planning is part of any successful business.  Many of us have the perception that we have to constantly come up with new and innovative ideas to be successful.  The more innovative the better. I think innovation is important but at the same ti…
    - 5 Jan 11, 10:36am -
  • 5 Ways to Prevent Email From Killing You
    Email is one of the primary forms of communication these days.  I get about 50 emails a day and I am working very hard at trying to deal with emails quickly or else they will snowball in my inbox.  As of December 31, I still had 776 emails in my in…
    - 5 Jan 11, 1:24am -


  • A Plan to Build Credit for Young People
    Graduation celebrations are coming to an end and now it’s time for college. Perhaps you have big plans to attend a college or university or you may be hoping to earn honors in the college of life. In either case, the future needs to include a plan…
    - 11 Jun 13, 8:42am -
  • Basic Safety Tips To Avoid Unnecessary Electricity Cost
    The current economic conditions require more thought when it comes to saving. If you’re an individual looking for some safety tips, you can start by looking at your utility bills. Imagine doing this without cutting down on your consumption of elect…
    - 27 Apr 13, 7:35am -
  • Top 10 Creative Ways to Earn Extra Money to Avoid Debt Trap
    In this day and age, everyone wants to make more money, primarily because they want to survive these tough times. Unfortunately, making extra money is never easy. Fortunately, there are ways to earn if you can put in the extra work. Here are 10 creat…
    - 29 Nov 12, 7:12pm -
  • Spend Less To Be Debt Free
    If you’re looking for a way to live a debt-free life, then there’s a really simple mantra to follow. Spend less than you earn. Of course, it’s not always easy to do this, but wherever you are in life, if you adopt this mantra, you will graduall…
    - 29 Nov 12, 6:54pm -
  • 4 Tips for Standing Out in Your Job Search
    If you want a job in the current market, you need to stand out from the other applicants. Whether you are looking for a new high paying job, or just trying to get anything, you need to find ways to show that you are serious about the job, and that yo…
    - 17 May 12, 5:59am -


  • StudioPress Pro Plus All-Theme Package Quick Sale
    If you’re looking to get the StudioPress Pro Package – NOW is the time. Until Tuesday, get all 46 StudioPress child themes, plus every child theme design we make in the future, for only $299.95. That’s a savings of $912.75 off the price if you…
    - 27 Aug 12, 9:50pm -
  • How to Change Permalinks in WordPress without Breaking Links
    Let’s learn from my mistake, shall we? A couple weeks ago, I changed the WordPress permalinks on another site of mine. The site is growing up and I wanted to make the WordPress permalinks more user friendly. I read somewhere that if I changed the W…
    - 3 Jun 12, 6:12pm -
  • How to add your Twitter Username to the AddThis Plugin
    Tired of seeing “@AddThis” when you retweet content? Why not give the recognition your post deserves by updating the @AddThis field with your Twitter username. I’ll show you how. WATCH THE FULL VIDEO… I added on a separate section towards the…
    - 25 Jan 12, 1:11pm -
  • 10 More iPhone Apps for Instagram Fun
    You know an app is going strong when celebrities like Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez join the fun. And brands like Starbuck’s and Playboy use it to enhance their brand. At the same time average users, like me, are constantly checking friend’s upd…
    - 26 Nov 11, 11:11pm -
  • 6 Fun Web Apps for Instagram
    While I feel I belong to an iPhone exclusive members only club with Instagram, it is cool to expand the fun with IG users and non-users across the web. Whether its checking stats (like who likes me most – LOL), discovering cool places to travel fro…
    - 13 Nov 11, 9:37am -

Blueprint For How To Make Money With A Blog