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Google+ Name Policy, Link Building Survey, Social Sharing Trends, Speedlink 30:2014

Google+ Name Policy, Link Building Survey, Social Sharing Trends, Speedlink 30:2014

Hi everyone, hope you all had a great and productive week! One of the most interesting news that happened, in my view, was definitely the one that Google+ announced this week on removing the restriction of using “your real name” on Google+. “Over the years, as Google+ grew and its community became established, we steadily […]

8 Simple Ways to Create Great Content for Your Blog

8 Simple Ways to Create Great Content for Your Blog

How hard is it to create great content for your blog? As a blogger, your main job is to produce content that readers can get something from. Great content is exactly what it is. It’s something that provides value, is engaging, and can stand the test of time. It needs to be relevant even months or years from the time of creation. The problem is many struggle with producing something that’s remotely close to being awesome. It’s not something you can do in just a few minutes. Even those who have been writing for quite some time can’t churn out great content every single time. Does that mean it’s not possible? It is. It just takes more work. And if you’re willing to put in the effort, you might be surprised at how easy it is to produce a blog post that your readers will adore. How is it done? Let …

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Gaming WordPress Themes from Flytonic.com

Gaming WordPress Themes from Flytonic.com

The world of online gaming and poker is huge, especially if you are an affiliate marketer in this space. Some of the largest payouts for affiliates can be seen in the online gaming space. Back in the day when Google allowed gaming and casino ads to be displayed in the search results, some companies were payout upwards of $50 just PER CLICK! If that doesn’t give you an idea of how much money can be made in this space, than I don’t know what will. Just like all other promotions in affiliate marketing, online gaming sites are looking for players and they pay a lot of money for each quality lead to their site. What many affiliate marketers will do is create wordpress driven sites to create their own content for full sites and landing pages. Flytonic.com is a wordpress themes sites that focuses on gaming and poker related wordpress theme, …

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10 Ways to Exponentially Grow Your Traffic in 30 Days

10 Ways to Exponentially Grow Your Traffic in 30 Days

This is a guest contribution from Marcus Taylor of Venture Harbour. In Western cultures, there is a prevailing belief that you ‘work your way to the top’, ‘climb the ladder’, and make slow and steady efforts to achieve success. This way of thinking is undoubtedly a smart approach, particularly for bloggers. However, there is an [Read entire story...]

Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger
Build a Better Blog in 31 Days

10 Ways to Exponentially Grow Your Traffic in 30 Days

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Want to Know How to Sell Things Online Fast?  Just Ask My Wife to Put It on Facebook!

This week, thanks to my wife, the MMD household made a ton of money on the side.  But this wasn’t our usual passive income or blog revenue. Nope.  This was different.  This week my wife completely schooled me in the art of how to sell things onlin…

How to Double Your Money the Safe and Smart Way

Blackjack.  Hot-pick stocks.  These are the kinds of silly things people usually think about when it comes to doubling their money fast. Unfortunately when it comes to methods like that, the story usually ends with them not only NOT doubling their mo…

Niche Website Update 19 – Using the 80-20 Rule to Adjust My Priorities – Plus $1,295 in Income

Before we get to the latest developments with my side-income generating efforts using my niche website portfolio (and what a great month it was), I wanted to pause for a minute and have everyone try a short exercise I used this month. I was on vacation…

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10 Google Analytics Reports That Tell You Where Your Site is Leaking Money

10 Google Analytics Reports That Tell You Where Your Site is Leaking Money

Your website is leaking money. Everybody’s is. The first step toward plugging the leaks is identifying WHERE the leaks are. Which funnel steps, which layers of your site, which specific pages are leaking money? Google Analytics can provide answers. #1: Funnel Visualization Every site that has a funnel (most do) should start with funnel visualization.(…)

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A Primer to Setting Up Your Own Affiliate Marketing Program

A Primer to Setting Up Your Own Affiliate Marketing Program

Raise your hand if you would like to get extra revenue with an ROI of 1300%, that is for every dollar you invest you get back 14. What if, once the system were set up, it was fairly easy to maintain and continue making more money? I don’t know about you but I would LOVE(…)

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How To Convert Visitors Who Are Considering Switching From a Competitor

How To Convert Visitors Who Are Considering Switching From a Competitor

“I use Tide. I’ve been using Tide for the last 40 years. I’ll use Tide to wash the outfit they bury me in.” “Uh… Thanks Grammy.” I only made the comment that her clothes smelled nice, but her conviction made me realize something very important, “even if they’re on your site, that doesn’t mean they’re(…)

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[BMA] – Business Growth System 2.0

[BMA] – Business Growth System 2.0

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Mega Vector Characters

Mega Vector Characters

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[WSO] – Operation X

[WSO] – Operation X

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A product of the Credit Crunch – Young Savers

Let’s face it, the past 5 or 6 years have proved to be really tough for a lot of people. Many feel that they are starting to see some light at the end of the tunnel but with a possible interest rate rise on the horizon, we may not be out of the woods just

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25 Traits Thriving Entrepreneurs Share

The must-have characteristics needed to start, grow and expand your company.

5 Essentials for Winning Over the Best Investors

Startups that thrive manage to eke out the first profits that convince investors to put in the money that grows the company.

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A product of the Credit Crunch – Young Savers

Let’s face it, the past 5 or 6 years have proved to be really tough for a lot of people. Many feel that they are starting to see some light at the end of the tunnel but with a possible interest rate rise on the horizon, we may not be out of the woods just

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Energy Inventories Move In Opposite Directions

This morning’s release of energy inventories from the Department of Energy (DoE) showed a divergence between stockpiles of crude oil (declined) and gasoline (increased).  In the case of crude oil inventories, traders were expecting inventories to …

The Bespoke Morning Lineup: 7/23/14 Commentary

The below commentary excerpt is an example of what Bespoke Premium subscribers receive every morning in The Morning Lineup in addition to three pages of key headlines, charts, trends, and technical indicators.  We will be posting a sample of …

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Saving Money When Working For Yourself

Saving Money When Working For Yourself

If you have decided that you want to work for yourself, then you may be trying to budget how much all of this is going to cost you. Well, let me tell you the truth – starting a business does not have to be expensive at all! Yes, some businesses may require a lot of […]

Mistakes You Are Making At Work

Mistakes You Are Making At Work

Before I left my job to freelance, I was a manager for several years. In the beginning, we had very low turnover, and then later on it led to somewhat high turnover. I’m not sure what happened, but the people who my boss was hiring were just downright BAD. I saw so many mistakes and […]

9 Tips to Help You Save on Homeowners Insurance

One of the best ways to save money is by trimming an ongoing, monthly expense. After all, even chopping $5 from a recurring monthly bill will result in saving $60 over the span of a year. Recurring savings really add up.

Homeowner’s insurance is pricey, and you can save hundreds each year if you shop around, compare prices, and aggressively pursue the best quote (while not compromising coverage or value). Here are nine tips to help you save on the cost of homeowners insurance.

1.     Do Some Research. Research as many insurers as possible. Check their prices and service reviews. Once you . . . → Read More: 9 Tips to Help You Save on Homeowners Insurance

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Saving Money When Working For Yourself

Saving Money When Working For Yourself

If you have decided that you want to work for yourself, then you may be trying to budget how much all of this is going to cost you. Well, let me tell you the truth – starting a business does not have to be expensive at all! Yes, some businesses may require a lot of […]

Mistakes You Are Making At Work

Mistakes You Are Making At Work

Before I left my job to freelance, I was a manager for several years. In the beginning, we had very low turnover, and then later on it led to somewhat high turnover. I’m not sure what happened, but the people who my boss was hiring were just downright BAD. I saw so many mistakes and […]

IBM Pure Systems

Today, I have a video to show you. Tangerine Bank (a Canadian-based bank) is moving into the future (aren’t they already an awesome bank? ) by working with IBM to create a better banking system. They plan on putting the client first and foremost…

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8 Must-Read Blogs to Get Inspiration From

8 Must-Read Blogs to Get Inspiration From

Whether you are new in the blogosphere, or an experienced internet marketer, you have to stay up to date on the latest news and trends, and to do this you have to read a lot. Browsing trough new articles and posts is one of the things you have to keep doing, since you start your […]

FormGet : a Powerful Contact Form Generator (Even for Collecting Payments!)

FormGet : a Powerful Contact Form Generator (Even for Collecting Payments!)

Collecting data from your readers is really important for every webmaster, blogger or any other business owner. You can get feedbacks, or complaints, or you can even sell products using the right application. Also, you want to be able to use the same tool to build your email list, linking it to your favorite autoresponder […]

My May 2014 Monthly Income Report

My May 2014 Monthly Income Report

Welcome! If you’re new here, every month I write a detailed report about my online earnings. I talk about exactly how much I’ve earned, where it comes from and most importantly, the lessons I’ve been learning in and around my businesses. I’ve been reporting my income since October of 2008, and each and every report brings different lessons to […]

My May 2014 Monthly Income Report is a post from: The Smart Passive Income Blog

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Pleasure Before Business

Pleasure Before Business

Pleasure Before Business Have you been to a conference before where there are more people wearing a kilt and a Darth Vader helmet while riding a unicycle playing a bagpipe that shoots flames out the back than people wearing a suit and tie?

Money Isn’t the Point

Money Isn’t the Point

Money Isn’t the Point I’m decompressing from the World Domination Summit, trying to piece together the themes from this year, and understand what I’ll take away long-term. The older I get, and the longer I’ve been an entrepreneur, the more I keep asking myself “what’s the point?” As in, what’s the point of goals we work towards, and accomplishments we hold up and celebrate in ourselves and others?

How to Delegate & What to get off Your Plate (FS063)

How to Delegate & What to get off Your Plate (FS063)

How to Delegate & What to get off Your Plate (FS063) There are things in all our businesses we hate doing. And at a certain point, we have to ask ourselves if we’re trapped working in our businesses without any time or energy to work on them.

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How an Expensive Wardrobe Saves You Money

How an Expensive Wardrobe Saves You Money

No one wants to spend more than they have to. Still, the saying "you get what you pay for" is a truism. While you might ask "why pay more?" when it comes to clothes there are…

$4,000, $8,000, or Even $453,500 in 5 Years: A Low-Risk Investment Plan

$4,000, $8,000, or Even $453,500 in 5 Years: A Low-Risk Investment Plan

How much can an investor accomplish in five years? Among the many possible answers, we’re going to focus on two in this article: how much you could earn if you needed to use the money you invest…

The 7 Dumbest Big Purchases People Make

The 7 Dumbest Big Purchases People Make

Retail therapy is no myth. Psychologists have found that there’s a real science behind the burst of joy we feel when we treat ourselves with a big, exciting purchase — no matter how imprac…

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Dear Google, Links from YouMoz Don't Violate Your Quality Guidelines

Dear Google, Links from YouMoz Don’t Violate Your Quality Guidelines

Posted by randfish
Recently, Moz contributor Scott Wyden, a photographer in New Jersey, received a warning in his Google Webmaster Tools about some links that violated Google’s Quality Guidelines. Many, many site owners have received warnings lik…

Pleasure Before Business

Pleasure Before Business

Pleasure Before Business Have you been to a conference before where there are more people wearing a kilt and a Darth Vader helmet while riding a unicycle playing a bagpipe that shoots flames out the back than people wearing a suit and tie?

The Broken Art of Company Blogging (and the Ignored Metric that Could Save Us All)

The Broken Art of Company Blogging (and the Ignored Metric that Could Save Us All)

Posted by evolvingSEOThe perception of success
The following screenshot is from an actual blog post. Based upon what you see here, would you call it successful?

I think it depends on perception.
The optimist might see this…

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12 things product managers should do in their first 30 days at a new company

12 things product managers should do in their first 30 days at a new company

Ken Norton is a product partner at Google Ventures where he advises startups on product management and also helps organize workshops. Congratulations, a product has found its product manager. Perhaps you’re joining a small startup, or maybe you have …

Vuzix partners with Lenovo to launch its Google Glass-style M100 smart glasses in China

Vuzix partners with Lenovo to launch its Google Glass-style M100 smart glasses in China

While Google Glass is only available to purchase in the US and the UK, video eyewear specialist Vuzix is hoping to gain a foothold in China with a similar head-mounted wearable. The company is partnering with Lenovo to launch its M100 smart glasses in …

Driverless horses!

That supposed Henry Ford quote about “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses” leads the Vooza team into an amazing new field of innovation. Bear witness to this entrepreneurial brilliance… Every week, Vooza

Square integrates IFTTT to let merchants automate business operations

Payments processor Square has announced that it now supports IFTTT integrations, allowing sellers to set-up triggers that can help to streamline their business operations when taking or sending payments. For example, sellers can create IFTTT ‘recipes…

Oyster now lets you read in any browser as the ebook subscription space heats up

Oyster now lets you read in any browser as the ebook subscription space heats up

If there was any lingering questions around whether there is a market for monthly ebook subcriptions, Amazon surely went some way towards answering them when it introduced its $9.99 ‘all-you-can-read’ Kindle Unlimited plan last week. While this rai…

Language learning app Lingua.ly lands for iPhone

Lingua.ly‘s language learning mobile app is now available to download for the iPhone, following its release on Android back in April this year and its launch on the Web just a few weeks back. The company said that in the month following its Android l…