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  • How I make money: My 18 sources of online revenue

    By Mark Schaefer Today I thought I would do something unusual by peeling back the curtains of my business and explaining how I make money. I suppose I am a poster child for the gig economy since I have no fewer than 18 different sources of online-generated revenue! It’s important to note that since I founded my business nearly 10 years ago I have spent almost nothing on adve ...

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  • Pagez Will Make You Rethink Your Facebook Marketing Strategy

    … On July 14th, I started recruiting beta testers for a new website I co-founded with my friend Danny. Over the past 68 days, Pagez has added 1,300 new users who have published 5,000 articles that have generated 12,500,000 page views. In this article, I will explain what Pagez is, how I came up with the idea, how we went about our beta launch…

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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?

    … By Mark Schaefer I will never forget the powerful lesson I learned in my very first performance review many years ago. To be accurate, it was many, many years ago. But it was a revelation that still means something to me and maybe it will mean something to you, too. After my first year on the job it was performance review time. I had…

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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

    … followers in the past few months: Not only am I growing my Twitter followers using Rewst, but because of how targeted they are, I am also already getting quite a bit of engagement. Here is the engagement on my most recent tweet: That tweet has had 72 retweets, 120 Likes, and 2 replies. Not bad right? Rewst makes it really easy to apply the two…

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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!

    … My Affiliate Summit wrap-up post is going to be a little different for ASW17 because this year I came home from Las Vegas with two awards including Affiliate Manager of the Year. I have been writing Affiliate Summit wrap-up posts for years now. For example, the last one I wrote about ASW16 in New York or the time I most died at Affiliate Summit…

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  • I listened to 23 books in 2016. This is what I learned…

    … and Marketing on Amazon All Marketers Are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust World by Seth Godin In 2016, I listened to 5 Seth Godin books. Seth is a marketing genius and is a very well known author and speaker. All Marketers Are Liars was my favorite of the books I listened to from Seth, but I recommend the others too. His books…

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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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