Category Archives for "Basics"

How Can I Make Money From My Blog? Discover the Unconventional Answer

It's a simple and straight forward question - and one that is asked often: how to make money from a blog?

In today's post, I give my usual style of unconventional and strategic answer to this question.

By the end of it, you may not be swimming in passive income, but you'll have a perspective that allows you to see through a lot of marketing talk around the topics of blogging and passive income.​

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This 5-Minute Video Will Solve Your Overwhelm Problem

Do you ever feel like your business is turning into a monster and trying to drown you in a flood of work? Ever felt overwhelmed with just too many tasks and too many things that need to get done?

As an entrepreneur, your answer might well be: “story of my life…”

In today’s quick video, I present a simple method that can clear the overwhelm. Warning: you might not like it (but it does work very well).

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3 Core Marketing Principles

There are certain fundamental principles in marketing that don’t change, no matter what you market, who you market to or what media you use. When we focus on the nuts and bolts of our particular marketing efforts – optimizing content, writing sales-copy, creating e-mail follow-ups etc. – it’s easy to get lost in details and forget about what really matters.

Here’s a short video, detailing what I believe are three of the most important, core marketing principles that can help you get more sales, more clicks, better conversions, or whatever it is that you are aiming for. What’s more, you can apply these principles straight away and test them out for yourself in the very next piece of content you create.

Here are the three core marketing principles:
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Value Based Business

This is a quick post to define the kind of business model I most frequently refer to in posts, videos and podcast episodes.

We can call this business model a “value based business”, although that’s not the only term I use. When I talk about “product and service based businesses”, I’m referring to the same thing. And when I talk about products, services and offers, I’m usually talking about it in the context of a value based business.

So, what exactly is a value based business?

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started with Online Video

This post is all about teaching you everything you need to create your own videos and use them on your site. We’ve decided to create this post because despite video being an incredibly powerful tool, we couldn’t find a single comprehensive resource that explained the fundamentals of video creation, video players and delivery in a simple, easy-to-use guide that anyone can pick up and run with.  We expect that you’ll need to bookmark this page and refer back to it as and when you go through the process of creating your first video.

Even if you’re a beginner, by the end of this post you’ll know more than 90% of people about how to create, upload and play videos on your web site for increased engagement, conversions and connection with your audience.

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WordPress Security: How to Lock Down Your WordPress Site

At the time of writing, the number one suggestion in the Votebox is about online security. How can you keep your site from getting hacked and taken down, or worse, being “injected” with malicious code that might even affect your visitors in a negative way?

If you own many websites, chances are that you’ve had one or several of them compromised at some point and that’s never a pleasant experience.

In this post, we’ll take a look at the exact steps you can take to secure your WordPress websites, as quickly and easily as possible.

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Match Types Explained: Broad Match, Phrase Match, Exact Match

Understanding match types is essential to both SEO in general and more specifically keyword research. I’ve received various questions about the significance of match types and I’ve seen some rather confusing and conflicting information on this topic, while searching through forums and blogs.

In this post, you’ll find a simple, straight-forward explanation of what the three match types are all about and exactly how this is significant to you.

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