The better you can understand the life of a brand new visitor to your site, the better you can serve them. In this solo session, I take you through the journey of a new visitor so that you can understand what opportunities you might be missing out on to keep them going through your site and becoming a reader, subscriber, customer and fan for life.
Most of the income I've earned online came without aggressive selling tactics, product launches or upsells. How? By "teeing it up". In this article, I'll show you how you can avoid feeling like you have to hard-sell everything, and strategically put systems into place to passively generate an income on your site long-term. And it all starts with the idea of baseball...
If you're going to sell anything online, a great way to provide incentive and help people decide to buy from you is to include bonuses along with your product. A bonus might mean the difference between someone sitting on the fence, and converting that fence-sitter into a customer. It can also mean the difference between [...]
I've always been a big fan of forums. Even before I started running my own online business 5 years ago, I was always participating in forum discussions centered around several different topics - from architecture to college football, and even Magic the Gathering cards. Within these forums I learned a ton of information, I made a lot [...]
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I get to do something I've always wanted to do: Time Travel. Let me explain. :) My good friend, Jeff Goins - a popular Amazon best-selling author, award-winning blogger and speaker who writes at GoinsWriter.com - joins me for what is essentially two sessions in one. We talk all [...]
I love evergreen content. My blogs and businesses thrive on it. They rely on it. They survive because of it. It's the kind of content that you can publish today that will be relevant and useful to those who will find it tomorrow, next month or next year. It's the kind of content that will [...]
A quick story, with an ending that never happened: The other day I was sitting in a cafe with a cup of coffee catching up on some reading, when I noticed two young women sitting at the table next to me with a laptop and a ton of paperwork strewn about. They owned a local [...]
I'm still recovering from widsom tooth extraction last Friday (not fun - it was apparently a very rough surgery), but what makes me feel a lot better is being able to share this high-quality guest post by Gregory Ciotti from Sparring Mind. I rarely accept guest posts on this blog, but when I do it [...]
Over the weekend the team behind Market Samurai, a keyword research and SEO analysis tool that I've recommended several times here on the blog (and that I'm an affiliate for), posted an announcement about some changes that are happening with the software that had a lot of people asking - is this the end of [...]