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The Best Content Upgrades For Getting New Email Subscribers (List Building Series Part 4 Of 5)

In this post I’m going to show you how to stop using blogging as a way of bringing a handful of new visitors to your website, and start using it strategically to build your email list. To do that, I’m going to talk about content upgrades, what they are, give you some top examples, and explain how to set them up on your website.
Phew – that’s a lot to cover! Let’s get started.
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How To Copy The Experts And Grow Your Email List Twice As Fast (List Building Series Part 3 Of 5)

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You have a website, you have an opt-in on that website, and you’re having success in trying to grow your email list. So why on earth would you need a separate landing page if you have all these three in place? Well, that’s what the experts do to supercharge their list growth and that’s what I’m going to be covering in this post. I’m going to explain to you the importance of a landing page in building your email list, and how to set up one that is going to convert really well. You’ll also find this extra useful if you haven’t yet got a website.

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How To Start An Email List On Your Brand New Blog (List Building Series: Part 1 Of 5)

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I’ve been meaning to write a beginner-friendly blog post series for a while now, and I thought: what better topic than list building. Because there is list building, and then there is list building. I’ve done both.

Get it wrong, and it can be a constant source of a painful headache for you. You’ll find yourself endlessly googling “how to grow an email list” and such. But get it right, and you can spend the next 12 months building up a valuable and powerful asset for your business that’s going to keep your business ticking over in good times and bad.

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4 Reasons Why My Twitter Traffic Recently Grew By 40%

Twitter is unfashionable as a traffic source nowadays, but it really shouldn’t be. In fact, not only can you get decent Twitter traffic, but it tends to be really good quality. Plus, why put all your eggs in one basket when it comes to your traffic sources?

When people click out of Twitter to read a blog post you’ve just recommended, they tend to take the time to read it and then share it straight away on Twitter if they find it useful. So, you get engaged readers and you get shares.

When it comes to social media traffic, my Google Analytics have been eye opening recently. Twitter has been steadily on the rise. 40% to be exact, over the past few months. So I wanted to share with you the four changes I’ve made to my approach on Twitter that have helped me achieve that.

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How To Boost Your Pinterest Traffic Using This Simple Free Tool

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I recently discovered something hugely interesting about pinterest traffic to my most popular blog post on this website, and I wanted to share this information with you. Why? Because it’s easy to copy, free, and has been a turning point for me in terms of getting regular, high quality traffic.

In this blog post, you’ll learn:

  • Why getting high traffic numbers to your site is more than just good SEO, Pinterest and social media efforts
  • The one thing that separates out my most popular blog post from every other post on this website
  • The free tool that will help you achieve a similar result with your blog posts

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Perfect Captions: A Guide For A Beginning Instagram Blogger

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If you are an experienced Instagram blogger, you already know how difficult it is creating the perfect captions. Post writing is easy. However, the main challenge beginners have is creating the caption. The question is should they write captions in a friendly or professional tone? What about using emojis and hashtags? How should one go about it?

So whether you are a blogger or promoter, this beginner guide will help you create the perfect caption that will look as good as your picture. Let’s get to it!

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Do you ignore SEO? This blog post will change your mind

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When I first started running a blog – a few years back now, I immediately thought: ah, SEO! I need to know everything about SEO!

Cue weeks and weeks of reading blog articles, testing the hottest SEO tools, getting to grips with all the technical terms, optimising my blog, researching keywords, writing posts.

I couldn’t wait. Any day now, I’d be getting thousands of visitors to my website.

Hours, days, weeks went by.
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Starting an online business soon? Here are my predictions for how to succeed in 2018

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The online business world in 2018 can feel like a tough gig sometimes. No sooner have you mastered a strategy to market your website, the goalposts change. Suddenly there’s a new tool/strategy/social media platform on the horizon that you *have* to learn. Doesn’t it sometimes feel like you are forever playing catch up?

I wanted to use this post to help entrepreneurs get away from that shiny object syndrome, whilst still acknowledging tactics that will work now – in 2018 – rather than in a good old days of the internet (when was that exactly?).

So here are my predictions for what is going to help your business succeed this year; solid proven, strategies that will help you avoid the fads and trends that can set you off path.
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