4 Superpowers an Effective Business Website Gives You

Getting a new website gives you new powers. But it can be tricky to know what these powers are good for.
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A business website. A tool that enables you to create a message that can be viewed by the entire world, any time, anywhere, forever. And it costs practically nothing. Without a website, you can’t do that. Get your own website, and now you can. Stop and think about that for a moment. That’s powerful. So powerful […]

The Power of Simple Systems

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What if I told you that you could have a breakthrough today? Something simple that makes your life, or business, better forever. You’d be interested, right? But skeptical. Usually we’re being swirled about in a hurricane of to-do’s, reacting to events, over-committing ourselves, and groaning about how few hours are in the day. Yes, that’s […]

Discomfort Makes You Superhuman

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This productivity hack comes from  the story of Shawn and Amy, ages 7 and 5. In rambunctious play, older brother Shawn knocks his younger sister Amy off the top bunk. She lands on all fours, jamming her still-healing, still-tender broken arm. Her face contorts and tears well up as she prepares for a piercing wail […]

The Easy Way to Embed Video in WordPress

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This simple method is faster and easier than using embed codes, and it’s built into WordPress, so you don’t need any plugins.

The Fastest Way to Profit Selling Your Services Online

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Before you fiddle around with blogging, social media and SEO, do you have a complete selling system in place? If not, do that first.

5-Step Cheat Sheet to Build a Business Website Like a Pro, for Less

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When building a new business website, newbies assume it’s a blank slate and everything they imagine is possible. Even worse, they are right.

You can do pretty much anything with a website. But just because you can doesn’t mean you should…

But what the veterans do is completely different, and most of your competitors don’t even know about it yet.

How to Inspire Your Audience to Believe in Your Business

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Without inspiration, no one will talk about you.

They certainly won’t buy from you, recommend you, or sell for you.

And if no one cares enough about what you are doing to take action, what’s the point of building a blog audience?

So instead of asking “how do I sell my stuff?” we’ll ask a more fundamental question: What inspires people?