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How I Quadrupled My Subscriber List, by Katey Schultz

I’ll admit it. I’m one of those writers that used to blush when being called a blogger. My embarrassment was based on stereotypes, of course, and I’ll confess them here only to prove a point. I didn’t like being called a blogger because bloggers weren’t artists. Bloggers were in it for the money and would…

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8 New School Ways to Build Your List Using This 50-Year-Old Technology

The room was filled with bloggers of all ages. I was giving a presentation at BlogWorld Expo and I had lured these tech-savvy bloggers to my talk on the premise of unveiling the 50-year-old technology that was the hidden profit center of their blog. What is this 50-year-old technology that I speak of? It’s e-mail,…

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How social media can improve your SEO by Raymond Denis

Social Media is definitely playing a huge role in the way people uses the Web these days. It already affects the way many people work, having permeated both home and work lives. By 2014, eMarketer estimates that 65% of all US Internet users will be using social networks. ?? Social media is increasing its penetration…

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When did "Listening" become a Marketing Skill? by Ed Thompson

I remember my first copywriting class. One of our assignments was to write a 30-second radio spot. My teacher told us to use this rule of thumb when addressing the audience: Tell them what you’re going to tell them. Tell them what you’re telling them. Then tell them what you’ve told them. In marketing, we’re…

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Boosting Site Traffic with Email Marketing, by Martin van Hemert

My name is Martin van Hemert, and my website Utah3D.Net has seen tremendous growth in the past year, almost solely through email and other social media. The site is a showcase for spherical panoramas. So what’s a spherical panorama? The best explanation is an example. Click on the image below, then click and drag directly…

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Simplify Technology and Increase Readership

Guest post by Juli Camarin. I have issues. I want to publish my written work to the world only to find out that I am limited in time, money and, some might argue, talent. After a little R and D, I found a great solution called RSS, really simple syndication. When I built my RSS…

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9 Tips to Managing a Growing, Successful Facebook Community

A year or two ago (decades in social media years), I was all about ?ªthe Twitter.’ (Betty White reference) I concentrated my social media efforts and time on growing my Twitter followers to be a large community of women. My blog, Girlfriendology.com is about female friendship, hence the gender focus. Hours of following, unfollowing, tweeting,…

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Five Easy Steps for Easy Video Marketing Online

Video marketing online is exploding. The average US viewer now watches more than 187 videos online per month, and that number is only increasing. To help your business attract customers through this exploding new medium, I recommend video blogging. While many people are intimidated by the technical complexities of producing online video (or are just…

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