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The Digital Entrepreneur

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The Digital Entrepreneur is for people who want to discover smarter ways to create and sell profitable digital goods and services. Tune in weekly as Sean Jackson, Katy Katz, and a host of experts give you the strategies and insight you need to start building your digital business ... the right way.

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Stop Being Afraid and Start Building Your Business

May 17th, 2018


Everyone feels fear when faced with uncertainty — especially when starting a new business. But if you have the right mindset — and framework — you will find your own success.

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Crazy Creative Ideas for Content Repurposing

May 10th, 2018


Are you in a creative rut? Well don’t worry, this episode is filled with great ideas to help you repurpose your content.

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The Creative Way to Use Video Marketing on LinkedIn

May 3rd, 2018


LinkedIn is rolling out a lot of new features for marketers; including video. If you are looking for creative ways to connect on LinkedIn, then this …

Is Blogging a Waste of Time?

April 19th, 2018


To blog or not to blog, that is the question … we’ll debate on this episode.

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The Smart Way to Grow Your Service Business Using Content Marketing

April 12th, 2018


Eric Enge — founder of Stone Temple Consulting — shares his insights on using content marketing to dramatically grow a service business.

Rand Fishkin’s rise to fame…and fortune?

March 29th, 2018


An intimate interview with Rand Fishkin – Founder of Moz – on the perils and positives of being a tech entrepreneur.

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The Psychology Required to Successfully Grow Your Business

March 8th, 2018


How you think about your business matters. And in this episode, we delve into the growth mindset you will need to succeed.

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The Secret to Guest Blogging on Your Favorite Website

March 1st, 2018


Guest blogging is a great way to grow your audience, if you know the right way to do it.

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How to Make Money from Podcasting

February 22nd, 2018


Podcasting is very popular, but not everyone can make money doing it — unless you know how.

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Is Facebook Marketing Dead?

February 15th, 2018


Facebook made significant changes to the way marketers organically reach their customers. Does this mean free traffic from Facebook is over?

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How to Build Meaningful Membership Communities

February 8th, 2018


Scott Gerber, author of Superconnector, shares his insight on building — and maintaining — world-class membership communities.

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What Every Online Marketer Must Know about Google Analytics

February 1st, 2018


Annie Cushing (@annielytics) discusses how to avoid the most common mistakes with Google Analytics.

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Is Google AMP a Waste of Time?

January 25th, 2018


Google AMP represents a fundamental change to website development. But should you implement it?

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The Ultimate Framework to Help You Achieve Your Goals in 2018

January 18th, 2018


A smart and simple framework that will help you achieve your online goals!

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The 6 Top Online Marketing Trends for 2018

December 20th, 2017


In this very special year-end show, Katy and Sean cover the big changes in online marketing for 2017 and what to look for in 2018.

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Why You Should Start a Digital Marketing Agency

December 14th, 2017


A behind the scenes discussion on how — and why — you should create a digital marketing agency.

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Does Traditional PR Really Matter Anymore?

December 7th, 2017


Lee Odden from TopRank Marketing shares his insights on the intersection of PR and online marketing

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The Current State of Search, Social, and the Open Web in 2017

November 30th, 2017


An in-depth discussion on the intersection of search, social, and the open web, and how you can prepare for the future.

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How to Protect Your Online Reputation When Disaster Strikes

November 22nd, 2017


Tony Wright from WrightIMC shares his insight and tactics for protecting your online reputation when it matters most.

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Does Online Marketing Suck for Women?

November 7th, 2017


A power-house round table discussion with three of the most influential women in online marketing.

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Can Social Media Drive Sales, or Is It a Waste of Time?

October 26th, 2017


Many online marketers are frustrated with social media as a sales driver. But if you approach it the correct way, it can have huge impact.

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How (and Why) You Should Sell Your Online Business

October 19th, 2017


Have you ever considered selling your online business? If so, then there is a lot to consider, and this episode gives you the details you will need to know.

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The 5 Things Your Customers Actually Want to Buy

October 12th, 2017


Struggling with how to sell the benefits of your online products? Then this episode will help.

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The Essential Chatbot Resource for Online Entrepreneurs

September 28th, 2017


Thinking about using chatbots for your online business? Then you will want to listen to this episode.

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The Smart Way to Build and Grow a Profitable Podcast

September 21st, 2017


An interview with Jonny Nastor and Jerod Morris, creators of The Showrunner.

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How to Build and Profit from a Hyperlocal Community Site

September 14th, 2017


A comprehensive review of the tactics and strategies you need to create an engaging community site.

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How to Handle Negative Online Reviews

September 7th, 2017


Negative reviews can have disastrous consequences for your business, unless you are prepared.

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The Biggest Challenge to Running an Online Business

August 24th, 2017


Online entrepreneurs must overcome many factors to succeed online. But one challenge stands out the most.

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The Secret to Becoming an Online Expert

August 17th, 2017


Ever wonder how all those online experts became famous? This episode reveals their secrets.

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Does Your Online Business Fill Your Life with Purpose?

August 10th, 2017


This episode helps you address the most important question of being an online entrepreneur – Why does it matter?

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How to Deal with the Stress of Running an Online Business

August 3rd, 2017


Being an online entrepreneur can be stressful, but this one technique can make a huge difference.

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Emerging Online Marketing Trends for 2017

June 1st, 2017


A revealing look at the emerging marketing trends of 2017, and what you need to do to be prepared for them.

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The Biggest Mistakes Online Entrepreneurs Make and How to Fix Them

May 25th, 2017


We all face challenges when building and growing an online business. And in this episode, we give you practical advice on how to meet and overcome them.

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Should Online Entrepreneurs Write a Book?

May 18th, 2017


If you have ever considered writing a book for printed publication, then you must listen to this episode.

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A Different Way to Think About Your Online Competition

May 11th, 2017


Every online business faces competition for its product or service. But competition does not have to be a bad thing, if you look at it the right way.

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How to Recruit the Best Talent for Your Online Business

May 4th, 2017


Finding the right people to join your growing online business is not easy. But, with a little effort, you can create a compelling offer that does not require you to spend a lot.

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How to Hire the Right Contractor or Employee for Your Online Business

April 27th, 2017


It can be intimidating hiring contractors or employees for your online business. But it doesn’t have to be that way if you know how to do it.

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The Essential Guide to Hacking the Growth of Your Online Business

April 20th, 2017


Sean Ellis and Morgan Brown from join us for an in-depth look at how you can grow your online business.

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How to Do Simple PPC Advertising for Your Online Business

April 13th, 2017


PPC advertising can seem intimidating. But the truth is, it doesn’t take a lot to generate significant results … if you know what to do.

A Simple Framework for Pricing Digital Goods

April 6th, 2017


Do you struggle with how to price your online products? Well, this episode will help.

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How to Use Amazon Publishing to Grow Your Online Audience

March 30th, 2017


The Amazon publishing ecosystem is a great way to build your online audience — if you know what to do.

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What Online Entrepreneurs Need to Know about Affiliate Marketing

March 16th, 2017


Running an affiliate marketing program can be tricky, especially when selling digital goods. So is it worth it?

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Does Email Marketing Still Work?

March 9th, 2017


Email marketing has been the bedrock of online marketing. But with so many options available, can it still perform? Listen in and find out.

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Does SEO Still Matter?

March 2nd, 2017


Sure, getting traffic from search engines is important. But is it worth investing time in SEO to get that traffic?

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Is WordPress the Right Solution for Building Your Online Business?

February 23rd, 2017


When it comes to creating a profitable online business, there are many options to consider. But is WordPress the right way to go?

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6 Business Insights that Could Radically Increase Your Online Engagement in 2017

February 16th, 2017


Are you looking for smarter ways to engage people in your online business? Then you will want to listen to this episode.

With so many options to engage your website visitors and customers, you might be wondering which …

Can Customer Insights Really Drive Innovation for Your Online Business?

February 9th, 2017


If you think that innovation is derived from a deep understanding of your customer, think again.

In Clayton Christiansen’s new book – Competing Against Luck – he tackles the long held belief that innovation comes from …

Laura Roeder on Building a Business that Supports the Lifestyle You Love

December 15th, 2016


This week’s guest is a self-learner. She aspires to help people’s small businesses succeed beyond their wildest dreams by making social media marketing plain and simple to understand and implement. She is Laura Roeder, …

Lessons on Business and Life from the ‘Zen Master of Marketing’

December 8th, 2016


This week’s guest is a visionary strategist for the digital age. She helps brands reach the next level by leveraging digital opportunities to drive …

Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should (Plus Other Life Lessons from Seth Spears)

December 1st, 2016


This week’s guest specializes in helping small business owners and bloggers take their businesses to the next level. He wants to assist others in creating a strategy for long-term success. He is Seth Spears, and he is a …

How Becoming a Digital Entrepreneur Helped Jarmar Dupas Get His Life Right

November 17th, 2016


This week’s guest aspires to help you get your money right. He wants to assist others in taking back their purchasing power. He is Jarmar Dupas, and he is a Digital Entrepreneur.

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Why Trusting Your Instincts Can Lead You to Your Passion

November 10th, 2016


This week’s guest is obsessed. She has a burning passion for creating freedom in not only her life but also in the lives of others. She is Raubi Perilli, and she is a Digital Entrepreneur.

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The Power of Not Being Stubborn

November 3rd, 2016


What do advanced sports analytics have to do with digital commerce? Well, everything — at least when it comes to the story of Ed Feng and his site The Power Rank.

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How One Successful Digital Entrepreneur Stays Entertained by Her Business

October 27th, 2016


Sarah Morgan may rub some people the wrong way with her dedication to naps, her casual approach to online interaction, and the occasional curse word in an email. But make no mistake: she’s serious, works hard, and has …

How to Create Impact That Endures (Instead of Ending Up in a Landfill)

October 20th, 2016


This week’s guest on The Digital Entrepreneur remains wholeheartedly enthusiastic about captaining her own ship … even if, in her words, it’s a …

How Will Falconer Stopped Trading Dollars for Hours and Found His Calling

October 13th, 2016


This week’s guest on The Digital Entrepreneur is all about vitality. His focus is educating dog owners on natural practices that prevent pet illness effectively and sensibly. He helps people who want the best for their …

Are One-on-One Connections the Key to Jumpstarting Your Online Business?

October 6th, 2016


This week’s guest on The Digital Entrepreneur is focused. Her focus is on creating a one-on-one relationship with every one of her customers. How? She’s doing so by utilizing Twitter to personally connect with her …

How Jay Baer is Navigating New Waters With His Latest Digital Product

September 29th, 2016


This week’s guest on The Digital Entrepreneur wants to hug you … even if you hate him! He founded one of the world’s most popular online resources …

The Upside of Setting Outrageous Goals

September 22nd, 2016


This week’s guest on The Digital Entrepreneur is determined. His goal is to help five billion people with their efforts to grow a business. How?

He’s doing so by sharing as much content as he possibly can, and by …

Sean McCabe’s Tried-and-True Techniques for Getting More Meaningful Work Done

September 15th, 2016


This week’s guest on The Digital Entrepreneur is motivated. And he’s not just motivated to achieve his own goals, he’s motivated to help others achieve theirs as well. He’s uncovered two big secrets to getting more of …

Why You Should Build a Business That Shines a Light on Your Talents

July 28th, 2016


The freedom of digital entrepreneurship means something different to all of us. For Andrea Vahl, it has meant the freedom to be unafraid of being different, and build a business that shines a light on her talents. And …

How to Market Like a Magnet and Build Your Personal Brand

July 21st, 2016


What are you trying to chase down right now in your business? This is a question my guest on this week’s episode asks himself constantly. And he’s here to share some wisdom that will help you chase your it down faster …

The Two Biggest Keys to Consistently Doing Work That Matters

July 14th, 2016


This week, we talk to a man who describes himself as unable since birth to settle for how things should be.” He s a proud dad, a husband, and an …

How Joanna Penn Designed the Lifestyle (and Career) of Her Dreams

July 7th, 2016


Joanna Penn was a self-proclaimed “cubicle slave” who had a nagging feeling that she “should” be happy with her life, even though she wasn’t. So many …

Is Your Email Marketing Leaving Money on the Table?

June 30th, 2016


It’s not enough to just be doing content and email marketing anymore. Those are merely the prerequisites to join the game.

To have a chance at succeeding, you must be doing more — and in this episode of The Digital …

3 Simple Hacks for Better Copy and More Conversions in Less Time

June 23rd, 2016


Joanna Wiebe of Copy Hackers joins us this week on The Digital Entrepreneur to offer up a handful of simple copywriting hacks that work especially …

Practical Advice on Turning the Challenges of Building Membership Communities Into Opportunities

June 16th, 2016


Are you thinking of launching a membership site built around education? Do you already have one, and are looking for ways to take it to the next level? If you answered Yes to either question, then this episode will be …

Brian Clark is Doing … What?

June 9th, 2016


This may come as a shock, but Brian Clark is going to start publishing articles on a site other than the ones he owns. Find out where, his reasoning, and why this isn’t what you think it is.

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Sonia Simone’s Secret to Starting the 1,000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle of Building a Successful Business

June 2nd, 2016


What is the biggest difference between a perpetually aspiring digital entrepreneur, who has all the ideas in the world … and a successful digital …

Does Your Social Media Strategy Need a Mindset Shift?

May 26th, 2016


It might be time to adjust how you’re approaching your social media strategy — especially if your approach is focused solely on top-of-the-funnel …

Brian Clark’s Lessons From a Decade of Developing Successful WordPress Products

May 19th, 2016


On this week s episode, we expound on the topic of WordPress product development by picking Brian Clark s brain on the topic. He’s spent the last decade developing themes, plugins, and now, of course, the Rainmaker …

How Virtual Reality May Shape the Future of Digital Commerce

May 12th, 2016


Virtual Reality (VR) has been theorized and fantasized about for decades, perhaps even longer. Many of us have considered it a part of some …

WordPress Product Development: Start with the Business Problem

May 5th, 2016


Chris Lema knows plenty about creating successful digital products. He’s been doing it himself, and coaching others on the underlying process, for …

The Myth of Set-it-and-Forget-It Marketing

April 28th, 2016


When you inject paid advertising into a content marketing strategy, the fundamentals that helped you succeed with content marketing don’t go out the window. In fact, your ad strategy and your content marketing strategy …

Making This Common Mistake Could Kill the Profitability of Your Online Course

April 21st, 2016


If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times: don’t build your online business on rented land. From the world of online course marketplaces we get yet another example illustrating why this is so important.

Why You (Still) Don’t Need a Mobile App That is Separate From Your Website

April 14th, 2016


Do you need a mobile app that is separate from your website? If you’ve built an audience online, you’ve probably pondered this question a time or two. The answer (still) hasn’t changed.

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5 Key Concepts to Understand About Tracking, Testing, and Making Decisions

April 7th, 2016


This is the fifth episode in our 5-part series on the essential elements of the modern marketing website. In it, we dive into the importance of testing and tracking when it comes to making the best decisions about the …

5 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Use Free Online Courses as Lead Magnets

March 31st, 2016


This is the fourth episode in our ongoing series on the essential elements of the modern marketing website. Today we take the next step after access, and break it down by using free online courses as the perfect lead …

A Rainmaker Case Study on Using the Access Approach to Drive Business Results

March 24th, 2016


Robert Bruce and Chris Garrett join Jerod Morris on this week’s episode to discuss some real-life examples of what we discussed on last week’s episode.

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5 Benefits of the ‘Access’ Approach to Online Marketing

March 17th, 2016


The modern marketing website offers more than static information, more than useful content — it offers an experience. Access is what the experience …

How Adaptive Websites Deliver an Exceptional Experience While Accelerating Profit

March 10th, 2016


When your website delivers the right piece of content at the right time to the right person — and in the right format — you create experiences that …

How Email (Still) Creates the Profit Engine of Your Digital Business

March 3rd, 2016


Today, we begin our five-episode series breaking down the elements of the modern marketing website. We begin with an element that remains incredibly …

Secrets of a Six-Figure Online Course Builder

February 25th, 2016


Danny Margulies went from “wantrepreneur” to digital entrepreneur. First, he taught himself how to succeed as a freelancer. Then, he turned those …

The 5 Elements of the Modern Marketing Website

February 18th, 2016


What are the essential elements that a website must have to create a user experience that leads to successful digital commerce? We introduce them in …

Who Is a Digital Entrepreneur?

February 11th, 2016


Are all entrepreneurs really digital entrepreneurs? A recent research paper posted this idea. We decided it would be the perfect jumping off point …

What is Digital Commerce?

October 22nd, 2015


The dream of building a business around digital products and services is as old as the Internet itself. Unfortunately, the early days of “digital …

Behind the Scenes: The Rebranding of Copyblogger Media

October 15th, 2015


In case you missed it, the company formerly known as Copyblogger Media is now Rainmaker Digital.

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How to Create Legendary Content That Builds Your Business

September 3rd, 2015


“Storytelling” and “empathy” have become business buzzwords, which is either hilarious or sad depending on your perspective. These two words, however, are at the root of what it means to be a human being.

6 Steps to Building an Audience That Builds a Business

August 20th, 2015


It s taken a while, but the startup world is starting to recognize the power of building an audience before building a product. That s music to our ears.

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How the Integration of Content and Commerce Creates a Winning Difference

August 13th, 2015


Last week we talked about the concept of native commerce as a way to create content, build an audience, and ultimately find out what people will …

Native Commerce: Media That Makes Real Money

August 6th, 2015


This podcast began with the mantra “media not marketing.” In other words, valuable online content does the job that marketing is supposed to do, but instead of people avoiding it, they seek it out.

Behind the Scenes: The Reimagining of

July 30th, 2015

31:48 started it all on this particular crazy portion of the journey. It s constantly evolved over the years, and it s about to take …

The Membership Imperative and the Persistence of Audio Content

July 16th, 2015


We’ve been talking a lot about the benefits of the “logged in experience” when it comes to email list building and marketing automation. There’s even more to it than that.

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Darren Rowse on the Intersection of Blogging and Digital Commerce

July 2nd, 2015


We know about the power of content marketing to build audiences, inform what products and services to develop, and ultimately connect the two …

Three Subscription Revenue Models for Digital Content and Services

June 18th, 2015


Digital + Recurring Revenue = Win. Easier said than done, right?

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The Two Components of The Perfect Online Business Model

June 11th, 2015


Many dream of starting a profitable online business. And that dream is more attainable and legitimate than ever.

As digital commerce becomes the norm instead of an outlier, more entrepreneurs are attracted to creating …

Is Creating Online Training Programs a Viable Business Model?

June 4th, 2015


The need (and desire) for on-demand education has intensified, and will only continue into the future. But can you really make a living from it?

To further our ongoing discussion about online education as a viable …

How to Succeed in Online Education (On Your Own Terms)

May 29th, 2015


There’s a huge shift happening in the world of on-demand online education. It’s commercial enterprises and savvy small businesses that are filling the demand for courses and lessons, rather than the typical institutions …

Will Millennials Kill Email Marketing?

May 14th, 2015


The biggest myth around about Millennials is that they don’t use email. Fact is, the average young person checks email more often than most older …

Does Audio Create Authority Faster Than Text?

May 7th, 2015


Recent research shows that the human brain can detect confidence in your voice in 0.2 seconds — faster than the blink of an eye. And it’s confidence that influences the listener to give you attention and perceive …

A Much Better Revenue Model for Podcasting

April 30th, 2015


It’s the new thing: 1. Start a podcast. 2. Attract an audience. 3. ??? 4. Profit!

Sounds a lot like blogging in 2006. Problem is, with the exception of a few huge sites, it didn’t really work out that way for most …

How Online Courses Accelerate Any Business Model

April 23rd, 2015


The online education industry will rake in 107 billion in 2015. And with the sale of to LinkedIn for $1.5 billion, the commercial sector is …

How to Escape the Social Media Swindle

April 16th, 2015


One day we’ll look back at this period in history as the big swindle known as social media marketing. But on the upside, we’ll also view these times as the point where companies big and small realized the importance of …

Why Every Great Website is a Membership Site

April 9th, 2015


The world of marketing is being turned on its head. Instead of messaging that promises an experience, effective marketing must itself begin the experience.

Does that make it “marketing” any longer? Or is it something …

How to Become a Digital Media Showrunner

April 2nd, 2015


What can digital media producers learn from “old” media and the people who’ve been creating it for decades? Almost everything.

One of the recurring …

How to Start a Podcast Network

March 26th, 2015


In previous episodes, we’ve discussed the “why” of starting a podcast (or podcast network). In this one, we talk about the “how.”

As many of you know by now, it has been almost two weeks since we launched this on-demand …

How to Build a Profitable Email List With Social Media Advertising

March 19th, 2015


Your email list is the most valuable asset for an online business. There’s a lot to consider when maximizing the number of people who sign up, but sometimes you have to also focus on getting enough people to see your …

Why Copyblogger Media is Betting Big on Podcasting

March 11th, 2015


Back in 2005, I came up with the idea for Copyblogger, a site that taught people how to create text content and copy to sell products and services. Right … everyone knows that.

But did you know a competing idea was to …

Henry Rollins on the Art and Business of DIY Media

March 2nd, 2015


I vividly remember the first time I heard Black Flag. It was in a kid named Mike Goodman s bedroom, and the record was called Damaged.

That s how it was pre-Internet in suburban Houston. If it wasn t on the radio or …

Three Misconceptions About Modern SEO That Confuse Content Marketers

February 25th, 2015


What’s the reality of search engine optimization after the Google Hummingbird update? Can someone destroy your business with negative SEO? Did Google kill the concept of AuthorRank when it eliminated the Authorship …

How an Email Newsletter Publisher Built an Audience of 223,991 Subscribers

February 16th, 2015


Brian and I have been talking about his new email newsletter lately, and I thought it’d be interesting to have a similar conversation with someone in a completely different topical market.

It’s about one person writing …

Has Social Media Killed Consumer Trust?

February 9th, 2015


This week, Robert and I put on our commentary caps to take on subjects that have been in the news. Plus, we reveal what’s in the very near future for Rainmaker.FM (think big).

The main story this week is all too …

Split-Testing 101: How to Know Which Words Work

February 3rd, 2015


The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug. ~ Mark Twain

That Twain guy was pretty smart. But he had to rely on the intuition that comes from …

5 Traffic Strategies That Build Your Curation Audience

January 27th, 2015


This is the third of three core lessons related to content curation based on a case study of my new email newsletter Further.

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3 Ways to Grow Your Curated Email Newsletter Faster

January 20th, 2015


This is the second of three core lessons related to content curation based on a case study of my new email newsletter Further.

You can listen to the first episode here: Position Your Content Curation for Success With …

Position Your Content Curation for Success With These 5 Essential Elements

January 15th, 2015


Last fall, Robert and I did an episode of the podcast where we laid out how content curation could be used to build an audience and even a business. …

Behind the Scenes: 2014 in Review and the Road Ahead

January 7th, 2015


2014 was a pivotal year for Copyblogger Media.

We …

Seth Godin on Stepping Up and Making it Happen

December 16th, 2014


Seth Godin is the author of 17 bestselling books. He’s the founder of email marketing pioneer Yoyodyne, and the charity-driven publishing platform Squidoo. And he’s the selfless dispenser of daily wisdom via the most …

Michael Hyatt on Building a Media Platform and Becoming a 10-Year Overnight Success

December 11th, 2014


Michael Hyatt is the former Chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the seventh largest trade book publishing company in the U.S. In fact, …

David Siteman Garland on the Infinite Scalability of Online Courses

December 9th, 2014


It’s the ultimate Internet dream: create something once that sells over and over again, even while you sleep. And what better product than …

Pat Flynn on Entrepreneurial Inspiration and His Profitable Content Strategy

December 1st, 2014


In 2008, Pat Flynn was happily employed by an architectural firm. And then, like a lot of people in 2008, just like that … out of a job.

It was the best thing that ever happened to him.

Since that point, Pat has built a …

Jay Baer on “Generosity Marketing” and the Power of Business Podcasting

November 25th, 2014


You’d expect a guy who’s started five multi-million dollar businesses from scratch to know a thing about marketing that works. And then, of course, …

How to Use Content Curation to Create a Recurring Revenue Business

November 20th, 2014


It’s no secret that I’m a tireless advocate for the creation of original content to fuel business growth. My next online project, however, is based on … curation.

You read that right. I’m starting a new site, and the …

7 Ways to Find a Topical Market that Will Fuel Your Digital Commerce Business

November 12th, 2014


Before you get down to business online, you need to find the topic(s) and market(s) that can support that business.

And, after answering your questions on digital sharecropping and content curation, that’s exactly what …

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