• The Absolute Minimum – Where Do You Stand?

    The Absolute Minimum – Where Do You Stand?

    Each Spotlight Series will be devoted taking a closer look at a certain topic. There will be a minimum of 3 posts in each series. If you have any questions regarding the current Spotlight Series or if you have an idea for a future Spotlight Series, please feel free to contact me. Keyword Research, Part 3 If you missed Part 1 or Part 2 of this Spotlight Series, don’t worry, they’re still available. And you should probably read them before [...]

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  • Solutions To 5 Deadly Internet Marketing Mistakes That Kill 95% Of Business Start Ups Early

    Solutions To 5 Deadly Internet Marketing Mistakes That Kill 95% Of Business Start Ups Early

    So this is definitely not going to be a typical post, but I’m going to try it out. Yesterday I read an article titled: 5 Deadly Internet Marketing Mistakes That Kill 95% Of Business Start Ups Early. It was a great article and it brought up some very valid points. However, in my estimation, the article was only half there. The article gave you a list of problems and told you what to avoid, but it stopped there. It didn’t [...]

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  • 5 Days, 5 Ways to Make Money Online

    5 Days, 5 Ways to Make Money Online

    I would like to take a brief moment to introduce my new Email Series. It is titled 5 Days, 5 Ways to Make Money Online. Throughout this series I will not only introduce 5 different money making methods, but I will give you tips and advice on how they can best be used in your online endeavors. I hope this is a dynamite resource, especially if you are just starting out online. You can sign up using the form on [...]

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  • Subliminal Captivity

    Subliminal Captivity

    About Tom Tom Meitner has been an acquaintance of mine for a number of years. A few years ago I ran into him online. I discovered he had started blogging and was in the midst of trying to start his own business. Since that’s exactly what I was trying to do at the time, I took a great interest in his writing and his journey. About two years later now, it seems Tom is making his dream a reality… Eliminating [...]

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  • An Update – February 2011

    An Update – February 2011

    So, especially after my last post, I decided I should not leave you in the lurch. So here’s a short update, a State of the Site, if you will… I Am Not Abandoning This Site I am currently in the process of re-branding the site and it will take a little bit of time. Actually, I might just be branding the site for the first time… Last week I sat down and took a closer look at where this site [...]

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  • Help! I Lost My Internet

    Help! I Lost My Internet

    So this past weekend I was out of town with my fiancee. We were visiting some friends of hers in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Or rather, I should say, near Eau Claire. The couple we stayed with actually lives half an hour outside of Eau Claire in the middle of the woods. Now don’t get me wrong, these were not uncivilized people. They have a beautiful home with electricity, running water, and even satellite TV. However, there is one thing they [...]

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  • Keyword Research, Part 2

    Keyword Research, Part 2

    Each Spotlight Series will be devoted taking a closer look at a certain topic. There will be a minimum of 3 posts in each series. If you have any questions regarding the current Spotlight Series or if you have an idea for a future Spotlight Series, please feel free to contact me. Keyword Research, Part 2 If you missed Part 1 of this Spotlight Series, don’t worry, it’s still available. And you should probably read it before you continue… The [...]

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  • The #1 Problem You Need to Solve

    The #1 Problem You Need to Solve

    Each Spotlight Series will be devoted taking a closer look at a certain topic. There will be a minimum of 3 posts in each series. If you have any questions regarding the current Spotlight Series or if you have an idea for a future Spotlight Series, please feel free to contact me. Keyword Research, Part 1 Sink or swim? Fight or flight? Live or die? This is where it all begins. Failure to execute this step could mean complete failure [...]

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  • Facebook and You (2 of 4) – How to Create a Landing Page on Facebook

    Facebook and You (2 of 4) – How to Create a Landing Page on Facebook

    How to Create a Landing Page on Facebook This is Part 2 of the series Facebook and You. If you haven’t already seen/read Part 1 you can find it here. Video Transcription (Edited) Today I’m going to show you how to add a landing page to your Facebook page. If you don’t know how to create a Facebook page, check out the first post in this series called Facebook and You, and I’ll show you how to do it there. [...]

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  • 9 Simple Steps for Stellar Blog Posts

    9 Simple Steps for Stellar Blog Posts

    By this point I will assume that you already have or at least know how to start your own blog. So now what? Well, now it’s time to start creating high-quality content for your blog. Each post should contain value for your readers. That, however, should go without saying. So today I want to share with you 9 Simple Steps to make sure that your high-quality content does not get passed over. The following are the 9 most common reasons [...]

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  • Marketing with Taylor Swift

    Marketing with Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift. I feel confident in assuming that you know the name. More likely than not, you probably even know what she does for a living. You may even be a fan. I will admit it right now, I am a fan of Taylor Swift. For those of you who are a little of out the loop… Taylor Swift is a Nashville-based, pop country, singer/songwriter sensation. At the age of 21 she has already won more awards and holds more [...]

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  • 3 Reasons NOT to Make New Year’s Resolutions

    3 Reasons NOT to Make New Year’s Resolutions

    The year 2010 is coming to a close and 2011 is soon to begin. It is a time of change. It’s time to change the calendar, time to change the date you write on your checks, and you will most likely be vowing to makes some changes on a more personal level as well. Well, I’m not. Well, at least I’m not in the sense of a “New Year’s Resolution”. Why? Keep reading. My memory is not that good. Seriously, [...]

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  • Success or Stand Out?

    Success or Stand Out?

    In my ongoing quest to make this blog a success, I’ve wandered down a lot of roads. I’ve read all the books and blog posts about what makes a good site and I’ve tried to implement these ideas on my own. I’ve studied blogs that have succeeded and I’ve analyzed mine that have failed. While I have finally determined that this is the blog that I want to keep, I am still searching to make it a success. I am [...]

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  • Facebook and You (1 of 4) – How to Create a Facebook Page

    This post is the first in a series of four posts showing you how Facebook can help your website or blog. What is a Facebook Page? If you’re familiar with Facebook you know that you have your own personal Profile page. This is where people can go to find out more about you and what you’ve been up to. Similarly, a Facebook Page that you create for a website will tell you everything you need to know about the purpose [...]

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  • My Inspiration – 11 Bloggers You Need To Know

    My Inspiration – 11 Bloggers You Need To Know

    Below you will find a list of fellow bloggers. This is a list of people who, whether they know it or not, have helped me work through my blogging journey over the past two years. Now I know this particular blog is not two years old, but there have been many failed attempts along the way. I believe, with this blog, I have found a place where I want to stay. So I would like to take a moment to [...]

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  • Contact is a GO!

    If you own a website it is very important that the visitors of your site are able to contact you. Even if you don’t think you need a point of contact, you do. Maybe there was a broken link in your latest post. Maybe a local company wants to place an ad on your site. Maybe you have an ecstatic fan who wants to shower you with praise. The point is, you never know who might want to get in [...]

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  • My New Favorite WordPress Plugin

    My New Favorite WordPress Plugin

    Over the past month or so I’ve noticed this plugin popping up on a number of different sites. I initially noticed it because of the way it behaves on the site. You may have already noticed it on this site. I’m talking about the little floating box that start about a third of the way down the page (at the beginning of the content) when the page loads. As you scroll down the page though, it moves as if it’s [...]

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  • How Many Fingers Does a Pirate Have on One Hand?

    Answer: FIVErr (Please excuse the awful attempt at humor.) My Fiverr Review How It Works Fiverr is an interesting site. People can offer up their services (regardless of how useful, funny, or practical they may be) for a measly $5. If you are interested in the service that they happen to be offering you can click on an Order Now button. This will start the process. You will pay Fiverr $5 and they will basically hold it in escrow. Once [...]

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  • What is CSS?

    What is CSS?

    READ ALSO: What is HTML? CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets What is CSS used for? As implied in the title, CSS is used for style. CSS should be responsible for the layout of your site as well as all the color, fonts, and other style-related aspects. What do you mean by cascading? When used properly, you will create one master CSS file for your website. Then when you need to make an exception to the rule, you only have [...]

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  • What is HTML?

    What is HTML?

    READ ALSO: What is CSS? HTML stands for Hyper Text Mark-up Language. Simply put, it is the language of the Internet. There are very few sites out there that do not use HTML somewhere on there site. What does HTML do? As stated in its name, HTML is a mark-up language. This means that we use HTML to mark-up or label different elements or sections of code. While you can make a website purely composed of HTML it is not [...]

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  • How Much Does a Website Cost?

    How Much Does a Website Cost? When starting a website I think many people head towards the free sites because they have a misconception of just how much a REAL website costs. (I was guilty of this myself in the beginning.) So before we explore the actual website cost, let’s delve into the cost of a few other hobbies you might have. Perhaps you’re a gamer. (I’ll assume that you already own the console so I won’t include that in [...]

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  • What is PageRank?

    What is PageRank?

    PageRank (PR) is simply Google’s method of tracking the authority and, therefore, theoretical usefulness of a website. PageRank is a whole number between 0 and 10. Whenever you create a new site it begins with a PageRank of 0. Each individual page on a site has it’s own PR. So even if your Homepage has a PR of 4, when you create a new blog post, the new post will have a PR of 0. How Can I Check My [...]

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  • Stop Wasting Time With Keyword Research – Market Samurai Review

    Stop Wasting Time With Keyword Research – Market Samurai Review

    Market Samurai Review To put it simply, if you want your site to be found, I would recommend Market Samurai. If you want your site to make money, I would recommend Market Samurai TWICE. Market Samurai is a fully loaded piece of marketing software that I use every single day! However, in my opinion, just its Keyword Research feature is worth the price tag. I used to spend hours upon hours doing keyword research and even then my work wasn’t [...]

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