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The goal of membership websites is to acquire and retain members. This usually means delivering two sides of the same coin -- valuable content such as a free blog or other content that converts visitors into subscribers. Let’s look at best practices of profitable membership websites, including some easy, small adjustments that can fuel profits on your own site. 1. A blog and fresh content Public blog posts help you capture new members; they will drive traffic because of these search engine ranking factors: Regularly updated content. Increased use of relevant keywords in a meaningful way. This is

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If you are running your own SEO campaign or have someone else doing it for you, then get ready for an important lesson that will increase your website traffic and conversion on today's "What Is Wednesday." A secret to Search Engine Optimization success is to make sure that you are using long-tail keywords. A long-tail keyword is a really specific term made of 3 - 6 words that someone is searching for. For Example: "Seattle Dentist" may be a highly competitive keyword but if you shoot for "sedation dentistry West Seattle" chances are anyone looking for this specific phase

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How much does SEO cost? “What can you expect to pay for a trustworthy SEO firm?” is a popular question among many business owners. Finding a sustainable and reliable partnership can be tricky, especially with cost versus effectiveness added into the mix. However, doing your research into making sure the outcome is worth the price pays off in the end—literally. Before we dive into the realm of specifics, let me first talk about a technique I’ve developed that’ll help your hunt for how much does SEO cost and benefit your business in the end. It’s simple and easy

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WordPress is a dream come true for a lot of internet marketers. It allows non-techies do a lot of technical things.  A WordPress plugin called SumoMe promises a FREE version that will help you build your list all with the click of a button.  Is it true or do they just want you to upgrade?  Below is a review of the FREE version of a WordPress Plugin called SumoMe. SumoMe is an essential part of many of the top internet marketing blogs. WHAT IS SumoMe? SumoMe is a WordPress plugin that offers a plethora of tools to help you grow

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In just a few short decades, the mobile phone went from a great way to keep in touch while away form home, to an essential tool to modern life. For many, this little technological miracle is as important to them as an appendage; you can't be in any public place and not see people staring at their device, flicking an index finger back and forth. It's no surprise then, that a marketing niche has evolved to capitalize on this staple of modern life. Find out more in today's #WhatIsWednesday. Mobile marketing is marketing to individuals who are using

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A website that’s not maintained on a regular basis can get infected, then slow down and begin to use all of its resources, create email problems, and culminate in the fact that everything stops working altogether. When your website is down, it automatically wastes money because the business is on a standstill, and people can’t contact you because they see a blank page on your website. What Can Go Wrong? Here’s an example that happened to some hosting providers in the world. During regular monitoring, a moment was noticed when the load on one of the shared hosting

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What scary things keep you up at night as a small business owner? Everybody has frightening marketing tasks lurking under their bed, and rather than face those terrors, many of us lie there, covers pulled up tight under our chin, paralyzed with fear. This Halloween, I want us all to shine a flashlight under our bed, see that there is nothing to be afraid of, and master then 7 terrifying things you must do to achieve small business success. 1.  The Ancient Vampire A lot of people feel like popular social media sites are the domain of high-school and

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Not everybody's reason to create a good website is to make money, perhaps others just want a platform to share their videos and photos, or articles and stories for pure enjoyment.  Two styles of conversion take place on a website that connects and contributes to consumer prospects. If web users visit your site and subscribe to your newsletter, they have just turned into a potential lead, and that is still considered to be a conversion process. When those potential leads are following you on social media platforms, reading your posts, and buying something from you, they have now

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Top 40 internet marketing blogs you should start reading in 2020. When you’re starting out in the internet marketing realm, there is A LOT to learn and marketing courses can take weeks, months or even YEARS to complete and can get to be upwards of $1,000. But now, in the age of all things internet, you can save all that time and money, by simply reading a blog on the subject you’re interested in. Depending on your niche of focus, blogs will open you up to a world of opportunities that are just a click away. However, the

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Social media can be our best friend when planning a marketing campaign due to the wide reach and the large platform that it provides for us. Alternatively, working with some social media networks can prove to be a little tricky, and figuring out the best way to use social media for content marketing gets confusing as we lose sight of what we’re trying to do and the power we’re creating with the content we make. How can we make sure that the social media networks we’re using are the best to accomplish our goals? Is there more than