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The Ethical Way to Earn Money Online (Even If You Have Nothing to Sell)

The Ethical Way to Earn Money Online (Even If You Have Nothing to Sell)

Don’t worry. You can admit it.

You secretly wish your blog was more than just a hobby.

But it’s costing you more than it earns. And that’s the hallmark of a hobby, not a serious endeavor.

Even if you have no desire to transform your blog into a business, you’d like it to at least pay its way, right?

Because blogging costs are many — web hosting, email lists, domain renewals, social media tools. They all cost money — and every month your blog comes up short.

Of course, you already know one popular option for monetizing your blog — you could create a product. But you just don’t feel ready yet. And besides, creating and promoting a product takes time.

What you need right now is a way to earn a little money from your blog without a ton of work.

Fortunately, a way exists that’s highly effective, requires little ramp-up time, and is used by some of the most respected names on the web.

Many bloggers have heard of it, but for a silly reason completely ignore it…
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How to Magically Transform Your Boring Blog Using These 3 Types of Videos

How to Magically Transform Your Boring Blog Using These 3 Types of Videos

There it is again.

The nagging thought that surfaces from time to time:

I really ought to use video on my blog.

And usually, you try to ignore it.

Because making video is totally different to writing, right? And surely you can’t be expected to master everything?

But no matter where you look, you find another subtle reminder of the power of video to cast a spell over an audience.

It could crop up in a casual conversation with a fellow blogger. Or in the latest tip from your favorite online guru. Heck, even a family member might bring it up.

It’s like the universe is trying to stop you from missing out on a huge opportunity.

And you get it. You truly do. The magical properties of video are clear.

It’ll make your blog stand out. It’ll help you bond with your readers. It could even bring you more search engine traffic.

So, every time the thought of video crops up, why do you wish you could be like Harry Potter and crawl under your invisibility cloak until it disappears?
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The Ultimate List-Builder’s Resource Guide: 111 Links to Double or Even Triple Your Subscribers

The Ultimate List-Builder’s Resource Guide: 111 Links to Double or Even Triple Your Subscribers

It’s okay. You can admit it.

When people ask about the size of your email list, you either exaggerate, or just plain lie.

Why? Because the real answer is embarrassing.

Particularly when you keep hearing that subscriber numbers even trump traffic as a measure of blogging success. (If that’s true, your numbers paint a bleak picture.)

You keep meaning to work on getting more subscribers – and you’ve read plenty of tips on how to do it – but in truth, your list size has barely changed.

Unfortunately, when different experts give you contrasting tips, you can struggle to know which tip to follow. And so the only smart solution is to become an expert yourself.

Fortunately, a surefire way to become a list-building master in record time exists.

Totally immerse yourself in the topic.

Because when you study a subject in detail, patterns emerge that more easily allow you to choose the right path for you and your blog.

So here’s a monster list of links to tips, tools, case studies, and other list-building resources that will make you an expert – fast.

Are you ready to jump in?
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The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Expert Roundup Post That Gets 1000s of Shares

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Expert Roundup Post That Gets 1000s of Shares

I bet you’ve done it.

Seen a blog post that received thousands of shares, and thought:

“One day, that will be me.”

Or more likely, “Boy, I wish that could be me.”

But what’s the secret behind those super popular posts? What’s the writer doing that you’re not?

After all, your content is just as good or better, but your results are embarrassing in comparison.

You just can’t seem to figure out the whole “viral” thing.

Here’s the part you’re missing.

Certain types of content are more likely to be shared than others.

Sure, quality is important. But some posts have shareability in their DNA.

And one type in particular is almost guaranteed to catch fire on social media…

The expert roundup.
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The Sneaky Way to Create Products that Sell Like Crazy… from Day One

The Sneaky Way to Create Products that Sell Like Crazy… from Day One

Deep down, you know it’s true.

Creating a product is a natural next step for you as a blogger.

(It’s your best chance of making some real money from your blog too.)

But building a product is scary.

Not just because it means putting yourself out there for the world to judge – though that can be pretty terrifying. No, it’s scary because of all the things that can go wrong.

What if you spend hundreds of hours to build your product, and nobody likes it?

What if you invest hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars, and nobody ends up buying?

What if you pour your heart and soul into it, and the handful of customers who do buy end up asking for refunds because they never get the results you promised them?

These fears are more than justified; this is what happens to *most* people who set out to build a product.

But it doesn’t have to be that way…
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