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Savvy Bloggers Use These Strategies to Promote Posts on Social Media

Blog content is one of the best places to start attracting subscribers and future customers. We're all guilty of spending hours perfecting a post only to spend a few minutes promoting it. Promotion should be almost as important if not more important than the post itself. It's like the...

How To Create An Automated Sales Funnel – Updated 2018

Have you ever wanted to build an online business that works for you? Then an Automated Sales Funnel is for you. The great thing about being a Lifestyle Marketer is that you can build a business that works for you. Rather than spending 40 hours a week building...

Effective Content Marketing in 2016

Content marketing is becoming hotter than ever. When done effectively, it helps companies build relationships with their audience, and is becoming one of the favorite tools among marketers. In fact, the latest stats show that compared to 2015, 76% of B2B marketers and 77% of B2C marketers say they have a...

A Simple eCommerce Business You Can Start Today

If you’ve been reading my blog you’ll know I’ve documented how both myself and my business partner, Pete, build our Lifestyle Businesses. For this post, I thought I’d go back in time to October 2014 when Pete was starting out with his first e-commerce website. He used the...

The 3 Pillars of A Simple Lifestyle Business

Before I get deep into this post, I want to first explain what I believe a lifestyle business is. A lifestyle business is simply a business, (it can be your main source of income or a "side hustle" which earns you extra money) that helps you to live...

6 Expert Examples of Content Marketing Done Right

Let’s get this out of the way right from the start. Content Marketing Works. It’s the most effective form of marketing currently available … bar none. The last time I stood up in a room of marketers and said that someone called BS. I like nothing more than a...

The Importance Of Storytelling Marketing

Have you ever tried to present your business through a meaningful storytelling marketing campaign? If you haven't yet, now is the right time to do it. Consumers of today are overwhelmed by all the information coming their way. What do you think grabs their attention in today's environment?...

How To Start A Profitable Blog

So you want to know how to start a profitable blog? When I was growing up, it was often said that everyone had at least one good book inside of them. Nowadays, it seems like everyone has at least one good blog inside of them. Before we start,...

Increase Your Productivity With These Easy Tricks

One question I hear a lot is, “Mark, how do you stay so productive?” I’ve not always been productive, in fact even now I need to focus on being productive when I am at my desk or nothing will get done. To be honest, productivity growth has been...

How To Turn Smart Goals Into Business Growth

In this blog, I often talk about how you can start to achieve more once you focus on a single task. In the online marketing business, we all tend to be guilty of trying to do too much at once. We don't often focus on goal setting as much...

13 Tools That Will Make Your Blogging Easier

Creating a successful blog post is not as simple as just sitting down and writing it then posting it to your blogging platform of choice. Usually you'll need to use a few blogging tools, this post will use 13. There is a lot of planning and tweaking that goes...

How To Promote A Blog Post Like A Pro

In this article, I want to look at several ways that you can promote your blog and in particular, a blog post. But first a sobering statistic: it is estimated that about 95% of blogs haven’t been updated in the last 120 days. So if you’ve created a blog...