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10 Months to 10,000 Page Views Per Month

How long does it take a new site, in a new niche to get to 10,000 monthly page views? Turns out it can take 10 months, without taking much of your time. Let me tell you how I did it, and how Rafal and I are planning to do it again, with another new site, […]

How to get more people to sign up, and keep them subscribed to your list long term

Do you want more email subscribers and readers? What is stopping your list from growing? How do you keep people from leaving? I will tell you there is always something you can improve when it comes to growing your subscriber base, and the answers are not always difficult or complex … once you see what […]

Grow Your Authority With Your Geekiness

How do people really connect and build friendly relationships? What is it that causes people to want to hear from you more than anything else?

Want to Know What Makes Content Truly Successful?

What is the secret to getting your content read, shared and acted on? Is your content really useful versus just well-written? Why do some writers get real results from their articles, while other writers work just as hard, or harder, and don’t seem to get noticed? Of course there are many reasons, but a key […]

How to Use Your Website to Get Clients Offline and Into Your Office

How do you use the web to gain face to face clients? It’s a question I get asked a lot, and it is a growing part of the world of marketing online. Think about your own buying behaviour. Would you buy a car now without at least researching online?  Or even a TV? The web […]

How to Make Your Site the Destination for Your Market

Why do you blog? Is it for traffic and attention? If you blog to get more visibility, then you have a lot of company. One of the major reasons companies and individuals create content is to increase their share of attention, to build credibility, and to grow an audience. HubSpot research indicates companies that blog generate 55% […]

Authority Blogging for Artists

What should a blogger do when they want to profit from their creativity, knowledge, experience and skills, but not by teaching “how to”, but instead from the results of their work? As you no doubt know, my strategy for building a profitable blog around what you know is called Authority Blogging. Build an audience of […]

When Should You Start Selling from Your Blog?

How do you know when your audience is ready to buy from you? Should you wait to “monetize”? How big does your audience need to be? These are common questions and the answers have been debated over the years. I am going to share an answer I gave George from the Man Up Blog during […]

Why You Shouldn’t Drive Traffic

In the first 7 days of this blogs life, 20,000 visitors checked it out. Sounds like a pretty nice result doesn’t it? I was super happy, but a little disappointed in one specific respect. Only 500 people subscribed. Now, don’t get me wrong, I loved and nurtured those 500 subscribers and 500 subscribers in any […]

How to know what your audience really wants

Your audience does not want your content. Your audience probably does not want to hear from you at all. If you think that because your website looks great that people will want to visit it … think again. What do they really want? Your audience and potential customers know who they are and probably have […]