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Productise for Business, Profit and Productivity

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:00:28 +0000

Consulting and coaching businesses are great because you get a deep connection with your customers, their problems and goals, plus you can start quickly (and start making money faster) than many other business models. There are some downsides though. That deep connection means there are always lots of “exceptions to rules”, people flake on paying, […]



10 Months to 10,000 Page Views Per Month

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:32:08 +0000

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 Grow Your Long-Term Authority

Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:42:22 +0000

Why do some people manage to stick around forever, while other people and brands seem to be here one day and gone the next? What is it about some people that makes you warm to them, while others give off a dodgy vibe that repels even the most tactile extroverts? As mentioned earlier, Tony and […]



Why New Products Fail

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:09:18 +0000

What is the difference between new products that take off in popularity and those that essentially get ignored? How do you know when your new product is ready to sell? Today I would like to share with you the key strategy that will allow you to not only sell more of your products and services […]



The “Simple” Secret Behind Copyblogger’s 8 Figure Business

Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:21:46 +0000

What is the secret behind Copyblogger’s 9 straight years of growth? How has it been achieved without any outside investment, without sales people, and with close to zero advertising? Join Chris Garrett and Tony Clark as they talk about: The simple secret to success (and why it is not easy) What you need before you create your product […]



How to Go from Author to Successful Online Business

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 05:55:18 +0000

Since I let slip that I was a wannabe fiction writer, a few people have asked me questions about the modern author/publishing business: “Can you make a full time living as a writer, without being freelance?” “What should a modern indie author do to maximise their business?” “For successful self-publishers, what would we do differently?” I’ve answered […]



Join Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett in Portland Oregon: Thursday 10 July 2014

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:22:36 +0000

This post is left for archive purposes, the event was July 2014 Want to join Darren Rowse and me for a day of blogging talk? Or maybe going to World Domination Summit and getting in a day early? I’m thrilled to be able to share that Darren Rowse and Chris Guillebeau have arranged a ProBlogger training […]



Why Even a Big List Won’t Save You from Bad Strategy

Thu, 08 Aug 2013 22:42:59 +0000

A big question I get asked all the time here and on Copyblogger webinars (right after how to generate traffic or build a list), is “How can I get more people to respond/buy/subscribe?” In my previous post, I talked about what makes content truly successful, and I gave a big answer, but for this particular […]



Want to Know What Makes Content Truly Successful?

Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:52:45 +0000

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 […]



29 Blogging Business Survival Tips

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 21:54:13 +0000

What does it take to be successful in blogging as or for a business? My friend Al from Coolest Gadgets contacted me for some quotes to use in a presentation he has coming up, and as usual, I gave him way more material than he could use. Rather than let it go to waste, I […]



5 Essential Skills for Today’s Online Marketer

Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:15:05 +0000

What are the most important skills for an online marketer, blogger or professional? I am going to list my response to that, but I would be interested in hearing your thoughts in the comments. I’m intentionally keeping this one short so you can dive in and tell me where I am wrong! This post came […]



Is it Just Business? How to be Professionally Human

Tue, 05 Feb 2013 19:09:34 +0000

Have you ever worked with someone who uses the phrase “It’s just business“? Or played a game with someone who, after cheating, back-stabbing, lying or just being a jerk, said “It’s only a game“? How did that make you feel? Did you respect the person more, or less? Did you trust them more afterwards? When […]



The Secret Element of Successful Marketing Campaigns

Tue, 29 Jan 2013 19:18:28 +0000

Why can Brian send one email from the Copyblogger email list and make 6 figures? Is it list size? Yes, scale obviously comes into it, but  if someone else had Copyblogger’s list they wouldn’t necessarily get the same result. So what is the crucial factor that makes the difference? Is it Authority? Yes, of course that’s […]



How to get 80% of the results with 20% of the content

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 18:35:57 +0000

When should you write? How often? How long should your blog posts be? Should you have a schedule? I get asked these questions and similar every week, between emails, Q&A calls/webinars, and clients. Content is becoming super important. We used to talk about if content was king or not. Now, I see a shift. The […]



How to Avoid Cold-Feet Killing Your Progress

Mon, 03 Dec 2012 20:32:51 +0000

Today, I want to talk about what happens when you give in to your fears. I want you to learn from my mistakes so you can have the courage to do what you need to. I have a lot of fears. That’s just part of who I am. I’m risk-averse, and I tend to focus […]