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  • Pagez Will Make You Rethink Your Facebook Marketing Strategy

    … how I came up with the idea. In June, I started monetizing my It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia Facebook Fan Page by publishing articles on my ItsAlways.com blog as Instant Articles and then using the Facebook Audience Network to inject Facebook ads into my Instant Articles. I have had the ItsAlways blog for years and I made more money from…

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  • Mental toughness, personal crisis, and the role of grit in your success

    …, what do you do? The role of grit in personal success Writing my book KNOWN was an extraordinary experience because it allowed me to hear the stories of dozens of people who had become known in diverse careers such as real estate, education, banking, art, banking and other fields. And through the interviews, I began to detect a pattern. The people who…

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  • The ultimate list of 20 worthy social media rants

    … By Mark Schaefer I always urge people to bring their own story into their social media content. I try to do that as best I can. Sometimes I’m happy. Sometimes I’m bemused. And sometimes I’m just amazed by the stupid stuff I see around the web. Alas, today is one of those days. I’m not cranky often, but when I am, it helps to just write…

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  • How I disrupted the British Rail System because I had too much coffee

    … By Mark Schaefer The whole situation started because I needed to pee. I was on a business trip to Wales and boarded an early morning train that was to carry me across the United Kingdom to London. In fact it was so early, it was the first train of the day and it was just sitting in the railyard waiting to go. I was the first passenger…

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  • Can you blog effectively if you need to be liked?

    … to have the courage to tell your own story. There really is no choice. And when you do that, not everybody is going to agree with you. Is that something you can deal with? Likability and personal branding To be clear, I do think it’s important to be liked on some level. It’s not just a feeling, there’s also research to back it up. “Likeability…

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  • 8 Ways to Customize Mint to Make Budgeting Easier

    … was eventually able to corral it to work really well. If I can flatten that learning curve for you, great! So if you’re looking for a post about marketing data check back! There will be plenty more. My Unique Challenges I had several challenges going into this project that I had to wrestle through: I have personal and business accounts. I…

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  • How to Get Thousands of Targeted Twitter Followers Every Month

    … Over the past 6 years, my focus on Twitter has continued to increase. There are a lot of marketers and big brands that are shifting their focus away from Twitter and I have read many articles that claim that Twitter is dying. I disagree. Not only do I believe that Twitter is a great marketing channel right now and will be into the future, but I…

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  • The True Meaning of Hustle

    … By Mark Schaefer When I was 14 years old I needed a job. I needed a job because I needed money. My family didn’t have the money to buy me a bike and I needed transportation. I wanted to buy a stereo system (records!) … and I had recently discovered girls. So I needed to find some money. Through my years of prepubescence, I had done everything I…

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  • Skills to Strengthen as a Business Owner

    … Skills to Strengthen as a Business Owner by Aaron Leave a Comment We’ve talked about different moneymaking and business opportunities here on this site. We’ve also covered various subjects about starting a business, from how to develop the right products for the market to things you can do to take your business to new heights. To truly succeed…

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  • I Won Affiliate Manager of the Year at Affiliate Summit West!

    … for such an awesome meal! After losing a bit more money at the blackjack tables and getting a good night’s rest, it was finally time to head to the airport and fly back home. Affiliate Summit West (ASW17) was a conference I will never forget. I appreciate the recognition I received and I could not thank our team at PeerFly enough for giving me…

    Luke Klingin Affiliate- 46 readers -
  • I listened to 23 books in 2016. This is what I learned…

    … Towards the end of 2015, our CEO at PeerFly, Chad French, finally convinced me to start listening to audiobooks. Chad had been listening to audiobooks for awhile using Audible and had been talking about the books he was listening to quite a bit. It sounded interesting, but I had never tried audiobooks. Growing up, I had really enjoyed reading…

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  • Study says sedentary activities like blogging block impact of exercise

    … Hiking with the non-sedentary Bill Strawderman By Mark Schaefer I set a world record on Christmas Day. I received a new FitBit wearable fitness tracker and was the only person in history to put it on, wear it for three hours, and not record a single step. I was couch-bound. The company created a new achievement badge just for me — The Weekend…

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  • My personal challenge to you for the new year

    … of several best-selling digital marketing books. He is an acclaimed keynote speaker, college educator, and business consultant. The Marketing Companion podcast is among the top business podcasts in the world. Contact Mark to have him speak to your company event or conference soon. Illustration: I took this shot in Florida a few years ago. The post My personal challenge to you for the new year appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. …

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  • Working on Your Excuses

    … I don’t have the time, I don’t know how to do it, this might not work, I feel tired at that time, I can’t be healthy, working out doesn’t work, I don’t have the time to write, I don’t have the motivation…. Did you ever catch yourself making up excuses like those before? Or perhaps you tried to explain or comfort yourself for the reason that why…

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  • Voice from the trenches: Midway through writing a book

    …!) This has not been a plan. It’s just when I come across a big problem that people are having that extends beyond the boundaries of blog posts, I dive in and solve it through a book. Here’s the problem I solve with my new book: To succeed in many careers today, there’s a huge advantage to being “known.” Becoming known in your industry can lead…

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