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6 Steps to Create a Bare Bones and Profitable Social Media Plan

You can’t achieve success in any area of marketing without taking action. But it’s possible to take action too quickly. You want to take action only after you have a solid initial plan to act on; otherwise, you’ll end up doing things that don’t produce any results and only waste your

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The Complete Guide to Building a Successful YouTube Channel

There are opportunities everywhere for content marketers. Different channels, different types of content, and different websites. One that I think is criminally underutilized is a little site you might have heard of: YouTube. It’s by far the largest video sharing site—nothing even comes close to it. Get this: YouTube has over

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The Five Worst Things About Social Media

I recently published a video about the five worst things on social media in my opinion. Check it out below: Now despite my ranting, there were a couple of lessons in this video that I would like you to take note of. I’m going to cover those below with a

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7 Ways to Make Your Brand and Content More Likable

Do your readers love you? Do they at least like you? These are serious questions even if they sound like questions you’d ask about your friends in grade school. People have more choice than ever before. Within 22 seconds, they can find 2-3 other blogs in your niche to read. Within

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How to Win on Facebook: 8 Lessons Learned From Analyzing 1 Billion Posts

If you want to know what works when it comes to marketing, you need to study the competition. This includes both the tough and the weak competition. By doing this, you can determine why the best succeed and why the others fail in their efforts. To do so effectively, you need to

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Making the first sale – 5 things I learned

Making the first sale and then another $700 online from selling a course was an amazing feeling. It was definitely one of the highlights of my entire online business career. If you don’t know my story, I’ve been trying to build a business unsuccessfully for a number of years. From

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The top 7 ways to use video on your blog

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, video is here to stay and it is the fastest growing medium online. YouTube currently reports over four billion views per day and Facebook is right up there with it too also reporting four billion views per day. It is also predicted

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5 Ways to Improve Your Facebook Page’s Organic Reach

I know you’ve noticed it…   Over time, your Facebook page’s reach has continuously gone down.   It’s not just in your head.   In just a few years, the organic reach of Facebook pages has plummeted:         And the stock price of Facebook just continues to

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7 Psychological Principles to Get More Engagement on Social Media

Just about every great marketer I’ve met had at least a bit of interest in psychology.   It’s important to be curious about the ways people think because that’s the only way you can make whatever you’re marketing to someone desirable.   You can apply lessons from psychology to every

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5 Strategies for Building a Bigger Network on LinkedIn

When it comes to social media marketing, you have a lot of different options. Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn… And the list goes on. Despite being not quite as big as Facebook, LinkedIn is often a better choice for businesses. It provides you with an opportunity to connect with professionals and

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