Get Your Blog or Startup $100,000+ in National Media Coverage For Free

This is an expert guide to getting $100,000+ in free media coverage for your blog or business.

It is based on a private interview I did with Derek Halpern of Social Triggers (plus many hours of research), and includes two of Derek’s master strategies plus dozens of bonus tips from influential entrepreneurs. If you are serious about getting loads of attention for your project, this is a must read.
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How to Get Your First 10,000 Email Subscribers

This is not a blog post. It is a 5016 word Master Guide that will show you step by step how to get your first 10,000 email subscribers.

It is based on:

  • proven strategies from Derek Halpern’s Social Triggers;
  • proprietary techniques developed by Derek and his network of experts; and
  • academic research from the world’s top scholars

In case you are skeptical about the whole 10,000 subscribers thing, let’s start with the credentials…

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The Highly Profitable Traffic Strategy You Aren’t Using Yet

You like free, right?

Ana is an expert on free traffic sources, but doesn’t write about paid traffic.

She wouldn’t even know how.

And here’s the thing – why would Ana pay?

Traditional paid traffic sources aren’t designed for her.

Google ads are for big brands. They are a waste of time and money for bloggers and entrepreneurs.

AND YET, Ana sells banner advertising space on her blog.

Clearly paid traffic works for somebody.

There is a paid traffic strategy that will work for you.

Master this strategy and you’ll get enormous amounts of targeted traffic fast and cheap.

What’s the strategy?

Direct media buys.
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An Easy Way to Decrease Your Unsubscribe Rate

Frustrated with unsubscribes on your newsletter?

You aren’t alone. Most of the metrics associated with our newsletters are fun to watch.

  • Subscribe rate going up? Cool.
  • Open rate rising? Awesome.
  • Clickthrough rate skyrocketing? Yahoo!

So, what is it about unsubscribe rates that is so darn frustrating? Maybe it’s the feeling of rejection that the reader no longer finds enough value in our work. Perhaps it’s the wondering whether they only ever signed up to get our download-bait. Or it could even just be the dissatisfaction of not knowing why all these people are unsubscribing.

Whatever the reason, wouldn’t it be nice if we could just put a stop to unsubscribes for good?

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Six Steps To Becoming an Authority Blogger

This article originally appeared as a guest post I wrote for Big Girl Branding.

I think the main goal of any blog when it first gets online should be to become an authority in a niche subject. Once you become an authority it becomes much, much easier to drive traffic because people hear about you. They see you all over other blogs. So traffic kind of comes naturally after that.
— Ana Hoffman, on becoming an authority blogger

Ana Hoffman of Traffic Generation Cafe is an authority blogger. In just 1.5 years online she’s reached the Alexa 8000’s and proven she knows how to get an enormous amount of traffic in a short period of time. I did this video interview with Ana to a) learn her strategies for driving traffic, and b) find out how to become an authority blogger. This post includes Ana’s six steps to becoming an authority blogger.

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Linkedin Leveraging: How to Tap Groups for Traffic, Leads & Sales

Do you get any business from LinkedIn? If not, no worries – it doesn’t happen automatically. You signed up for an account two or three years ago, right? You filled it in with some of the basic info and uploaded a picture. Since then you’ve accepted a few connections and maybe left or received a review. Not much else. So how come you hear these stories about people networking their way to six-figure jobs or landing mega contracts through LinkedIn?

Here’s the thing. There’s a reason those people are getting big deals, while you are left feeling like LinkedIn is a waste of time. They know the proven strategies for driving leads from LinkedIn to their own site.

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Become a Spy & Build a Brand Your Audience Loves

Do you have a website?

If so, then you’ve probably had to make difficult decisions about branding. Whether you are an entrepreneur, freelancer or blogger – your website is one of your biggest marketing tools. It’s the face of your business, and potential clients will judge you on it.

You’ve heard that before right? You know how important a brand is and you’ve probably invested in making your site stand out. After all, if the biggest steps in life are from zero to something, then one of the biggest steps in WordPress is from Twenty Eleven to Custom Theme.
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