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10 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Secrets to a Booming Business

10 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Secrets to a Booming Business

We hear so much different information about what we need to do to become successful business owners, but what actually works? Many people are curious how established entrepreneurs made it big  so I did the dirty work and asked 10 business owners their best secrets for getting your business off the ground, finding clients, and turning

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10 Places to Put Your Opt-in to Boost Your List

10 Places to Put Your Opt-in to Boost Your List

You might have an opt-in or two around your website and think that’s sufficient. But did you know it’s recommended to have your opt-in at least 7 places around your website? That may sound crazy but are your opt-in forms really doing enough to convert subscribers? In this post I’m going to share with you

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WordPress Security: 5 Ways to Keep Your Website Safe

WordPress Security: 5 Ways to Keep Your Website Safe

WordPress security shouldn’t be mystifying or hard to implement. It’s pretty simple to keep your website safe and prevent hackers from destroying all your hard work. Keep reading to learn 5 simple tricks to safeguard your WordPress website, password, login area and more. Install a security plugin My security plugin of choice iThemes Security. It does

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Why I Hate Hourly Billing

Why I Hate Hourly Billing

Trading time for dollars is how a lot of freelancers start their business. It’s easy to figure out, you just pick your hourly rate and start up the timer. Simple, right? While it is probably the best way to get your feet wet if you’re new to online business, you’ll quickly realize that hourly billing sucks,

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How to Create Fancy Boxes with CSS

How to Create Fancy Boxes with CSS

Ever since I shared my tutorial on doing content upgrades in MailerLite I’ve been asked how to create pretty, styled boxes for your own content upgrades and other content. Today I’m going to share with you some simple code and CSS that will let you add your own branded boxes into your website! Watch the

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Holiday Gift Guide for Freelancers + Bloggers

Holiday Gift Guide for Freelancers + Bloggers

The holidays are right around the corner and you may be looking for the perfect gift for the blogger, entrepreneur, and freelancers in your life. Maybe you want to share some gifts with your clients or send a little extra love to your biz buddy. Either way, here are some of my picks for holiday

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How I Automate My Client Onboarding + Process

How I Automate My Client Onboarding + Process

When I first started gaining some traction with my business and getting more work, I began to see how much time small admin tasks took and that I was missing out on a lot of things by not having any automation or regular processes. I wouldn’t say my business is as automated as I’d like

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SEO for WordPress: Boost Your Traffic in 7 Simple Ways

SEO for WordPress: Boost Your Traffic in 7 Simple Ways

SEO (search engine optimization) is often seen as this mysterious thing that you know will improve your website and help build traffic. But how? Luckily, there are plenty of simple things to do that can boost your traffic. Writing great content, keeping your website optimized and up to date, and strategically using keywords will all

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How to Do Content Upgrades in MailerLite

How to Do Content Upgrades in MailerLite

Content upgrades are a great way to not only provide more value to your blog posts, but your email list. A great free way to start implementing content upgrades into your blog is to use an email marketing platform with capabilities like automation. This post will walk you through the steps of creating your own

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7 Free Plugins & Tools to Grow Your Email List

7 Free Plugins & Tools to Grow Your Email List

One thing I see a lot of people asking is how to grow their email list and what tools they can use to do that. In this post you’ll find seven great free tools that can be used to get email subscribers, improve your opt-in forms, and turn your website into a conversion machine. Don’t

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