14 Secrets to Rank, Bank, and Promote Your YouTube Videos

Did you know that over 6 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube? That’s close to an hour for every person on Earth! As an internet marketer, this means YouTube is WAY too big to ignore. Can you imagine having your videos viewed by thousands of hungry buyers in your niche, buyers who want your solution to help them solve their pain and struggles? Cha-ching! There’s just one problem. Tweet1PinShare1 Shares

How To Be Successful In A Social Media Role If You Are An Introvert

You are passionate about social media, and you love the real time excitement and the fizz it provides. You have the talent and knowledge, and you want to make a career in it. But a niggling voice doubts whether you can. Because, you are an introvert. And social media is seemingly all about extroversion and being on the outside. Introverts vs Extroverts Many of you reading this post may feel this way. And why not? …

Case Study: Building a Blog and Finding Your Audience By Courting Spotted Owls

How many times have you felt that drawing readers to your blog was as discouraging as trying to count spotted owls in the wild? Where are they?  Where would they be?  Why can’t I find them? What must I do to attract them? One rule of thumb for all of us who are building a blog is knowing exactly what “species” we want to attract. When I first launched my blog, I knew who I …

A Complete Recipe For Creating Compelling Calls To Action

Are you planning to increase your readership? Looking to increase the number of downloads for your latest how-to-guide or a newly launched app? Sometimes we tend to overlook the obvious. It’s right over there and it’s the visible, yet hidden secret for your success. It’s your call to action button. Now, before you start rolling your eyes at how boring “call to action button” sounds, let me point out what you already know: the call …

The Complete Guide to Using Online Quizzes in Marketing

Every marketer has two problems. First, we want people to visit our website. And second, we are responsible for turning that traffic into quality sales leads who will become paying customers. We’ve thrown everything at these problems, from paid ads to viral ploys that make no sense, and still the problem lingers on. But – one company found an innovative solution to solving these problems. Let me tell you their story. On June 19th, 2014, Worth …

Guest Posting and the Seasons of Business Growth

“To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under the sun.” ~Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 There is a rhythm to the four seasons of the year: Winter for introspection, spring for planting, summer for growth and fall for harvest. Often our business cycles and growth as entrepreneurs mirrors these seasons.  I can see this reflected in my journey through the Audience Business Masterclass program. My decision to join the ABM started over the winter, …

11 Free or Dirt-Cheap Online Business Tools to Run Your Business from Anywhere

8 AM. You wake up to the sound of an alarm, grab your phone to glance at the time, take a quick look at your emails, play Hanging with Friends for just another 5 minutes snuggled in bed, get dressed and do a 3-second commute to your new office desk. Congratulations! You have quit your job and it’s your first day at your business. You smile at the thought of what’s in store. . . …

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How to Recognize a Genuine Online Marketer and How You Can Be One

If you, like me, have been around the online world for any amount of time, you’ve undoubtedly encountered the salesy marketers who promise thousands, if not millions of income. They give a glimpse of something ethereal in exchange not only for your attention, but for your money. Don’t get me wrong – there’s nothing wrong with sales. In fact, sales are the life blood of a business. But as online marketers, should we always be …

5 Surefire Ways to Increase Customer Engagement on Your Company Facebook Page

With approximately 900 million unique visitors every month, Facebook is the undisputed king of social media sites. (For comparison, Twitter only gets about 310 million visitors every month.) So of course you’ve heard that Facebook is vital to your marketing and business success. After all, anyone can create a Facebook page for their business, and dream about engaging millions of fans on their new page. But, not everyone can engage their customers and establish real …