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5 Keys to Creating Websites that Sell

5 Keys to Creating Websites that Sell

Your business website is essentially your storefront, business card and most significant marketing piece all rolled into one. How it affects your visitors and customers is then essential to your success.

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How to Choose an E-mail Service Provider

How to Choose an E-mail Service Provider

Many websites, blogs, and courses give advice on e-mail marketing but most assume you already have a list. The problem is, there are many people out there (possibly you) who haven’t started a list yet.

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How to Hold a Conversation in Church

How to Hold a Conversation in Church

Give your reader an incentive to answer. Make the question personal. Leave your topic open for debate by presenting two sides of the same coin. When you do that, human nature has readers evaluating which position they agree with. They’ve engaged with your post – and that’s a huge step in the right direction.

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Do you have a business or a hobby?

Do you have a business or a hobby?

Sounds funny to say, but even though I’d been self-employed for many years up to that point already I didn’t actually feel like I owned a business…

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Four Effective Ways to Get Free Traffic

Four Effective Ways to Get Free Traffic

Do you want to get a steady stream of traffic without paying exorbitant amounts of money in advertising? Then read on to learn how to build a high traffic website without spending a dime in ad money.

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Sales Pitches Out: Social Advertising In

Sales Pitches Out: Social Advertising In

Are you considering just putting one of your existing banner ads on a social site such as Facebook? Don’t. At least… not yet… It’s important to remember you are dealing with two different mediums. What works on one – even if it’s your strongest ad – may

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Thinking Outside the Box on Offline Information Product Promotion

Thinking Outside the Box on Offline Information Product Promotion

You’ve been diligent about promoting your virtual assistant business and your passive income has been slowly but surely increasing as well from affiliate links to products and programs. But there are other ways you can bring people to your mini-site or sales page, you just have to

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New FTC Rules and The Death of "Results Not Typical"

New FTC Rules and The Death of "Results Not Typical"

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is making the world wide web a safer place and I for one am happy about it. This is good news for those of us who do use ethical marketing practices and play by the rules. I don’t believe the FTC is out to meddle in our businesses, but rather has a big job to do – protect consumers and give them the tools to make informed decisions on their own.

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[FTC] Risk Free Trial? (Kinda, Sorta, Not Really)

[FTC] Risk Free Trial? (Kinda, Sorta, Not Really)

Basically, the rule of thumb here is “be transparent, be very transparent.” If you are doing business above board and following the rules, you don’t have much to worry about. But if someone is touting marketing methods that teach ways to circumvent the rules, look elsewhere – there are a lot of truly ethical marketers out there who don’t have to resort to underhanded practices that you can learn from. Read on to learn more about FTC guideline updates.

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How to lose a VA in 10 days

How to lose a VA in 10 days

A few of my VA friends and I were chatting and started to come up with “How to lose a VA in 10 days”… 1. Partner with a VA to manage your website but then continue to manage it yourself. This tells us that you aren’t ready

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