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5 Awesome Ideas for Leveraging Autoresponders

I was always kind of on the fence with the standard idea of email marketing. I mean, why would you spend hours writing content—newsletter content—that you can only send out once? Isn’t there a better way? A way to send the same email multiple times and not look like a weirdo doing so? After all, email marketing on a one-off basis felt like a huge waste. For instance, the common open rates throughout the industries are …

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Connecting People with David Gonzalez

Monetizing your network doesn’t have to feel dirty, not when what you’re really doing is connecting people. If you do it the right way, your circle of connections will be HAPPY to pay you to introduce them to others. That’s right – people will fork over cash when the connections you make for them yield positive results. Today’s guest is David Gonzalez, founder of Internet Marketing Party, and he talks with Danny about how he …


Why You Need a Blog Positioning Strategy

It’s happened to you, hasn’t it? You wrote what you thought was a great blog post, and then you sat back to watch the traffic pour in. But rather than pour in, it was more like a trickle. So now you’re thinking, “What the hell?” You can’t figure out why your blog traffic isn’t growing, and why you don’t get the social shares that other blogs get. The truth is, popular bloggers and professional marketers …

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It’s a Trap! A Surprising Path to Stop Trading Time for Money

Do you want to stop trading time for money? Yep—you, and everybody else. Thanks to the Tim Ferrisses of the world, “not trading time for money” has become the rallying cry of people who are stuck in a job that they don’t like and want to create the freedom to quit and do something different. They say it with pride, confident that they are making the smart, strategic choice that their corporate colleagues don’t have …

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How to Find Your Marketing Message Strategy

If you’ve ever launched what you thought was a brilliant marketing campaign for a brilliant product only to have the whole thing fall flat, you’re not alone. In fact, most entrepreneurs and marketers go through this at some point. More often than not, it’s simply because they don’t understand well enough, or even have a clear idea of the people they’re trying to reach. Call them your Target Market, Target Audience, Prospects, or Potential Customers—knowing …

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John Corcoran on Networking with Intention

Networking can make or break you in business. So how to you go about networking and do it in a way that honors your relationships while bolstering your bottom line? John Corcoran understands the value of networking. Along the winding path of his adult life, he’s been in tight situations where he lost one job but was able to step right into another because of who he knows. Today John talks with Danny about the …

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Create Effective Outreach Emails That Won’t Get You In Trouble

It’s tricky, isn’t it? Knowing the best way to reach out to people who can help your business grow? You want to connect with the people you’ve bumped into at business events. You want to tell them what you’re doing, maybe ask them to help out with a share or link to your latest guest post. So what’s the best way to get through to them to start building a relationship that leads to a …

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Weekend Warrior: Finding the Unfindable (Influencer) Email Address

This post is part of a (hopefully) ongoing “Weekend Warrior” series here on the Mirasee blog. With posts like these, we will give you simple, actionable assignments to complete in a weekend, to keep you moving forward with your online business. I hope you find these helpful and enjoyable. Let’s begin! So you want to build your business as fast as possible (duh!). But there are obstacles in your way, and time is probably the …

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Inside Mirasee: A Team Reimagined

A couple weeks ago, we asked you, our community, what you thought about our new look and name. And we got many wonderful answers ranging from “I love it!” to “I don’t get it, and I don’t like it.” But change is like that, yes? Some people are immediately on board and some people… not so much. As Danny explained in the Business Reimagined podcast, we outgrew the Firepole name with what we were already …

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