Blog Strategy: 6 Things You Need To Build Authority (And Reduce Your Bounce Rate)

Blog Strategy: 6 Things You Need To Build Authority (And Reduce Your Bounce Rate)

My observed (and backed) strategies that helped me achieve a consistent 3.5% (or lower) bounce rate over the course of 4 months on a primarily information / eCommerce site.

Plus, how I achieve consistent growth without guest blogging [yet].

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4 Strategies That Can Explode Your Social Media Follower Base (That I Refuse To Do)

4 Strategies That Can Explode Your Social Media Follower Base (That I Refuse To Do)

There are just some things I can't bring myself to do.

Call me ridiculous, but these 4 common practices drive me bonkers.

Although I don't agree with them, they do work like gang busters.

But, lucky you, I've included my alternatives with each sleazy strategy to help you naturally and genuinely grow your social media presence.

Check them out now.

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Are You Human? (A Simple Guide To Create Authenticity In Your Blog Content)

Are You Human? (A Simple Guide To Create Authenticity In Your Blog Content)

What makes you a unique human being also gives you that intriguing authenticity.

Figure out how to add a dash (or a whole load) of authentic-ness to your blog content with this simple step-by-step guide.

Because you're human. And your readers should see that, too.

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How To Maintain Your Solo Business With This Simple Weekly System

How To Maintain Your Solo Business With This Simple Weekly System

Stop falling behind.

And no, it's not "easier said than done".

Use this post to create your own simple weekly system that'll put you on top of your business game. Efficient, effective, and manageable.

Start here.

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8 Keys To Planning A Powerful Solopreneur Business

8 Keys To Planning A Powerful Solopreneur Business

You're not "lost", but can feel a little directionless at times.

Whether or not you'd consider yourself a prepared person—preparation and information are the 2 biggies separating you from a goal-achieving, successful business.

Right now you may have a new business, a struggling one, you're getting prepared, or you're tossing around the idea of starting a solo gig—but here's the deal:

You'll go nowhere without niche-specific information and preparation.

But don't fret over those brooding words just yet.

They're only as distant as you let them be.

And that's what this post is for—to bring you some perspective on those quasi-intimidating little entrepreneurial necessities.

Tackle them hard with my 8 keys to planning your powerful solo entrepreneur business.

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The Blog Blueprint: How To Create An Effective Content Plan

The Blog Blueprint: How To Create An Effective Content Plan

Picture this... 

Your blog posts are living, breathing children. (What? Bear with me for a moment.)

You want the best for them. You want them to be "brought up" as strong, smart, and healthy, independent beings.

Maybe they weren't all "planned" in the traditional sense, but they're all good kids.

They make you proud.

Even the ones that aren't your own flesh and blood (guest posts hosted on your blog, if you didn't catch that one).

So, without getting all controversial with my views on parenting, typically we all want to bring up good, smart, and healthy children, right?

Not just for our children, but for ourselves.

There's a certain pride when someone compliments how good or well-mannered your child is.

Sure, some kids are just good from the start. But others are taught—they're brought up to be good, thoughtful people.

The same thing goes for your blog content.

Some topics are just going to win with people. Some blog post types are just going to work better than others.

The key is to know, acknowledge, and apply your smart strategies to growth. (That works for both the kids example and the point of this post—blogging.)

The key is to have a plan.

Whether you're thinking about starting a blog or you've been blogging with or without a plan for a while, this post will help you to create an effective map for your content.

Because, let's face it. Your content's success is only as good as the plan—the foundation—supporting the action.

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The Blog Blueprint: How To Set And Achieve S.M.A.R.T. Content Goals

The Blog Blueprint: How To Set And Achieve S.M.A.R.T. Content Goals

It happened again, didn't it?

Your blog had some decent numbers prior, but didn't actually achieve anything, did it?

I can tell you why...

You should create a S.M.A.R.T. goal for your blog.

Yeah, yeah. 

I know what you're thinking.

Goals, schmoals.

But, seriously. 

Your goals can ignite the results you're aiming for.

Whether or not you have an idea of what you want from your blog, that's what this post is for. To help you decide on what you want, how to make it feasible, and how to set it.

Read on to get your S.M.A.R.T. goal on a roll.

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The Blog Blueprint: How To Utilize Google Analytics To Blog For The Audience You Have

The Blog Blueprint: How To Utilize Google Analytics To Blog For The Audience You Have

Sucks, huh?

One month you're killin' it, and the next month is a big old stinking bomb.

Or, maybe it's the latter more often than not...

Well, today marks a whole new era for your blog.

Today, you're done with guessing what the heck your audience wants.

Because as much as you want to write only about what you want to write about, you also want to earn enough money to simply continue being a solo entrepreneur.

Okay, and profiting would be wonderful too.

But here's the deal:

If you're not blogging for your audience's needs and desires, your not going to get far, if anywhere at all.

Yet, there's hope on the horizon.

(The horizon being Google Analytics, of course.)

If you're looking to finally nail down what the heck your current blog audience wants, needs, and desires—so you can start moving forward—then this post is for you.

Read on to get my step-by-step strategy to creating profitable and audience-desired content week after week, after week, after... Oh, you get it.

(And don't forget your Walkthrough Worksheets below.)

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