The 3 Things that Make Your Website Convert

I'm using the term "convert" loosely because I'm not sure what your website's purpose is. But, whether you want to attract subscribers, inform your readers, make sales, or drive traffic to offers, none of it will happen unless you master these three skills.

The majority of websites don't work. They're like out-of-date billboards in the middle of nowhere. The tired traveler is looking for assistance, but all the billboard does is repeat the same words over and over.

Moreover, generating more traffic to a broken website is futile. If your site isn't converting many visitors, sending ten or a hundred times the ... read more

17 Proven Ways to Grow Your Email List

If you have an email list, you are already aware that you must constantly attract new subscribers in order to keep your list profitable. While some customers will continue to buy from you indefinitely, others will buy today but not tomorrow. They may also change email addresses or simply lose interest.

The good news is that there are simple strategies for growing your email list that you probably haven't considered. I searched high and low on the internet to see what email professionals had to say about establishing an email list faster, and I was astounded to discover that there were ... read more

7 Steps to Creating Evergreen Cornerstone Articles that Google Loves

The best and most important article(s) on your website are considered cornerstone content. These are the pieces you write in order to rank high in search engines and appear to be an authority figure.

When writing one of these pieces, your goal should be to present the most accurate and comprehensive information about your subject. Your goal isn't to sell right away, at least not right now. You want to position yourself and your website as THE authority in your field, the go-to source for reliable information and advice.

With the correct cornerstone content, you may increase brand awareness and even reach ... read more

7 Strategies for Overcoming Self-Sabotage as an Online Marketer

The number one reason aspiring internet marketers fail isn't that they don't have the right product or don't reach the correct audience, though both are important.

I believe that self-sabotage is the number one reason novice marketers fail. The inner critic enjoys playing mind games with us and messing with our brains, and if we aren't watchful, we will begin to believe the seeds of doubt that tell us we aren't good enough or smart enough to start our own businesses.

Here are five strategies for staying on track and prevent your subconscious mind from sabotaging your efforts.

1: Quit comparing yourself to ... read more