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If there is at least one key lesson that we can all learn from TV shows like Dragons’ Den and Shark Tank, it’s that you need to have a strong grasp on your numbers if you want to succeed in business. How much revenue did you pull in last year? How many customers do you have? What is your cost to produce each unit? The same philosophy applies to blogging and Internet marketing too.
I’m a big fan of social media for business purposes and believe certain social networks are important for business growth. Social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ have millions of users each day and a simple post shared can generate thousands of visitors in a single day. They are great for brand awareness, user engagement, and increasing conversions.
No one can argue with the power of mobile devices and how they have changed the way we communicate with the world. Through mobile devices, we make phone calls, surf the web, and send and receive emails. Here’s a quick statistic before continuing… Did you know 36.4% of all emails are opened on a mobile device? This means the remaining 56.3% is split between tablets and desktop computers.
As your blog grows, you become busier writing content and getting involved in many side projects. There are a handful of blogs I read that are popular in the content marketing, SEO, and general blogging niche with the owners involved in several projects at once. There comes a point where you’ll be simply too busy to care for your blog and will need some help keeping it active.
Why Do People Learn Internet Marketing From Non Internet Marketers? We are on way to YouTube Space in LA to how to become YouTube Superstars. It makes sense to learn that from YouTube because, well, they’re ...
With a new year just around the corner, it means that you need to make sure everything is in place to have your best year ever. While most bloggers and online marketers will look at their success based on their latest individual post or ad campaign, it’s really important to focus on what’s working best in the big scheme of things and put most of your efforts in that area.
Stop Letting Others Decide Your Life for You On this episode of Driving with John Chow, I ask why are you are letting other people decide your life? If you want to be successful and live the Dot Com Lifestyle, the decision must be yours. The episode came about when I got an email from a reader asking about th ...
After spending all that time and effort in crafting together your beautiful blog posts, it can be disheartening to watch as that precious content slowly gets buried in the archive. These older posts may still generate some residual traffic through search engines and other sources, but it’s obvious enough that your newer content will always be front and center on your blog.
Making Money Online At YouTube Space LA By John Chow December 2nd, 2016 Make Money Online So I was at YouTube Space LA all day yesterday to learn about 360 storytelling and presentation skill for YouTubers. I also stuck around for the evening comedy night. I’ll have a blog post about the YouTube events in a future article.
Hitting The G Spot At G Burger By John Chow December 2nd, 2016 Fine Dining, Videos I’ve seen some big burgers in my time, but the G Burger is by far the biggest. Made from 100% grain fed USDA Choice Angus Beef, this burger stand nearly a foot tall, and can give you a heart attack just by looking at it. The G is biggest of eight burgers available at G Burger.
Social media is the new trend in increasing engagement and blog growth. However, just like everything else, you have to find the right combination of text and/or images that attract visitors to the content you share online. Imagine having 100,000 followers on Twitter and “tweeting” your content with only 5,000 clicking-through. Personally, that’s a huge waste of time and effort.
How To Drive The Car of Your Dreams for Free By John Chow December 1st, 2016 Cars, Videos If you watch any of my driving videos, then you know I drive a Jaguar F Type V8S and a Tesla Model X P90D. What many people may not know ...
You’ve likely heard the saying “a big fish in a small pond” and how you might feel like you’re larger than life when you restrict your perspective to such a narrow point of view. The world of blogging can operate the same kind of way. If you’re thinking about starting a new blog in a new niche or vertical, and the goal is ultimately to generate some decent revenue from this we ...
In this latest vlog post, I head over to YouTube Space LA to go beyond the DSLR camera. This was the promo email that YouTube used to entice me to attend. There’s a world of next-level digital cameras that can help you record better audio and straight-up beautiful images. In this new class, you’ll learn the key features of cameras like the Canon C300, Sony FS7, and others.
The worst thing possible when sending out email follow-ups is to have them NOT inbox as expected. However, there are many other fundamental flaws you should avoid when running an email campaign to promote your content or products. Over the years, I’ve tested out many types of email marketing strategies and found some elements to work better than others.
I Challenge You To Do A Video A Day for 90 Days By John Chow November 29th, 2016 Videos Right now, I am in the middle of a 90 Day Video Challenge, and I like to challenge you to join me. The challenge is pretty simple: make a video a day for the next 90 days. The purpose of the challenge is to help create consistency.
Everyone understands that backlinks are at the heart of search engine optimization. There are countless other factors involved, both on-page and off-page, but having other websites link to your website has been and always will be a critical factor in determining the relative “value” of your site in the eyes of Google.
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