A Blog Isn’t a Blog, It’s a Business

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I wrote my very first blog post on July 24, 2005. That blog post is no longer live because it was terrible. But you know what, back in 2005, the blog post was pretty darn good. See, I wasn’t competing with a lot of blogs back then. But over the years, blogging has changed.

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Video Blog: Accelerate Innovative Digital Transformation

Forrester eCommerce

Quick video perspective on applying design thinking to business strategy. chief information officer (CIO) chief marketing officer (CMO) corporate strategy design thinking ebusiness strategy Innovation marketing & strategy strategy & strategic planning

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Do High DA Backlinks From Blog Comments Help Rankings?

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Well, a few years ago, blog commenting exploded. Now, most blog comments contain the nofollow attribute in which they tell Google not to follow the link or drive any “SEO value” to that URL. But still, people still leave blog comments for the purpose of link building.

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Future of Retail: “Applying 2019 Predictions to Retail” Blog Series

Forrester eCommerce

To help retailers and brands plan for 2019 and beyond, Claudia Tajima and I are interviewing our Forrester peers to discover how their 2019 predictions will affect the retail industry for our blog series “Future of Retail: Applying 2019 Predictions to Retail.” ” In our blog series, we will explore how predictions across AI, automation, CX, loyalty, B2C Marketing and other areas, will impact retail and […].

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2017 Income Report: How My Blog Performed As A Business

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The great news is that despite my lack of focus, my blog income still managed to grow by about 23% this year! Blogging How to Build an Online Store Our Story

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274: Joel Runyon On How To Monetize A Blog With Subscription Services

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From this blog, Joel has spawned many other businesses which include a paleo meal plan subscription service at UltimateMealPlans.com and an iPhone app called Move Well which helps you move better, get stronger and prevent injuries. Blogging The My Wife Quit Her Job Podcast With Steve Chou

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Video Blog: Forrester’s Asia Pacific Managed Security Services Wave Identifies The 11 Most Important Vendors

Forrester eCommerce

CISOs in Asia Pacific must justify their spending and articulate the business value of often expensive investments in managed security to a largely non-security audience of executives.

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Does Blogging for Ecommerce Really Improve Business?

Ecommerce Platforms

But quality content, especially blog posts, are extremely hard to come by. Now, look at blogging. One blog post requires you to think up topics and outline the posts. Next comes formatting and publishing the blog post. Elegant Themes Blog. The Williams Sonoma Blog.

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How to Convert Blog Readers to Leads

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They’re clicking your links and arriving at your blog. We’re not going to focus on the importance of a business blog. Marketers that prioritize blogging as part of their efforts are 13x more likely to see a positive return-on-investment. Your blog posts need a call-to-action.

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How To Start a WordPress Blog in 2020

Ecommerce Platforms

Do you want to build your blogging site on WordPress? WordPress is immensely becoming a blogging channel for most startups. Customizations and plugins for your WordPress blog. Optimizing your blogging site for SEO. Monetizing your blog.

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Guest Blog – How to Improve SEO Ranking (In 4 Steps)

Zmags

The post Guest Blog – How to Improve SEO Ranking (In 4 Steps) appeared first on Zmags. Cait Porte Zmags SVP, Product & Customer Experience For an ecommerce digital marketer, success is usually measured by revenue. Everyone’s boss wants to […]. Ecommerce Best Practices ecommerce website design SEO for ecommerce

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[UK Blog] 3 Forces Shaping Global Retail During COVID-19

ChannelAdvisor

On Monday night, during his evening address, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson put in place the UK’s strictest measures to date — the closest to a lockdown the country has seen.

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YouTube Marketing Techniques to Grow Your Video Channel and Your Blog Traffic in 2019

Ecommerce Platforms

Did you know that you can use YouTube as your primary marketing channel for boosting your blog, your personal brand and grow your reputation? For almost anybody, visual content is easier to understand and read than traditional text-based articles and blog posts.

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243: Marcus Sheridan On How To Get Results With Your Blog

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What content works well and how to get results with your blog. The post 243: Marcus Sheridan On How To Get Results With Your Blog appeared first on MyWifeQuitHerJob.com. Today I’m thrilled to have Marcus Sheridan on the show.

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Every Tool And Plugin I Use To Run My 7 Figure Blog, Podcast And Online Course Membership Site

My Wife Quit Her Job

So this week, I put together a list of tools and plugins that I use for my other businesses which include my blog, my podcast and my online course. Blogging How to Build an Online Store

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Video Blog: Forrester’s Salesforce Implementation Partners In Asia Pacific Wave Identifies The 10 Most Important Providers

Forrester eCommerce

Get the most out of your organisation’s Salesforce implementation by selecting the right partner. In our recent Forrester Wave™ evaluation, we identified the 10 providers that matter most – and how they stack up. Watch below to learn more, and find the full wave here.

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241: How My Blog Performed In 2018 – Year End Review

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The post 241: How My Blog Performed In 2018 – Year End Review appeared first on MyWifeQuitHerJob.com. My wife just closed the books for 2018 and in this episode, I’m going to do a year end review for MyWifeQuitHerJob.com including all of the projects that I’m currently working on. What You’ll Learn. How to do a site audit for SEO. Where I’m speaking at in 2019. What’s new for 2019. My key takeaway for 2018. Other Resources And Books. GoBrandWin.

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Blogging Vs Affiliate Marketing Vs Ecommerce – A Comparison Of 3 Online Business Models

My Wife Quit Her Job

Now as far as online business models go, most people gravitate towards starting a blog, a niche affiliate site or an online store and I’ve been reasonably successful with all 3. One of the biggest advantages of running an online business is that it’s inexpensive to start.

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Blog Roundup: The Top 10 FastSpring Blog Posts of 2018

FastSpring

In case you’ve missed something, here’s a list of the top 10 blog posts from 2018 that you don’t want to miss as you gear up for 2019. Find the best business model for your product or service with this helpful blog post. It has been a very interesting year for the world.

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75+ Evergreen Content Ideas to Boost Your Online Store’s Blog

A Better Lemonade Stand

It’s easy to run out of ideas for your blog when you have to come up with so many! The post 75+ Evergreen Content Ideas to Boost Your Online Store’s Blog appeared first on A Better Lemonade Stand. This post has 75+ evergreen content ideas so you can get inspired.

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Guest Blog – Reading Your Customers’ Signals at Every Step of the Customer Journey

Zmags

The post Guest Blog – Reading Your Customers’ Signals at Every Step of the Customer Journey appeared first on Zmags. Rick Kenney Zaius Vice President of Industry Strategy You’ve probably been there before. They’re just not that into you. What could I […]. Ecommerce Best Practices content & commerce customer engagement

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Klaviyo Vs Drip – Why I Use Different Email Providers For Ecommerce And Blogging

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Mailchimp – My first email provider ever AWeber – An email platform I was on for 6 years ConvertKit – The email provider I was using prior to my recent change Drip – What I’m using now for my blog And in that article, I revealed that I had recently switched over to Drip for MyWifeQuitHerJob.com. Blogging How to Build an Online Store Starting OutRecently, I wrote a comprehensive post that compared and contrasted the following 4 email services.

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2017 Mid Year Income Report: How Much I Made Blogging In The Past 6 Months

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If you recall, last year I finally hit the million dollar mark with my blog and after hitting that milestone, I decided to switch gears a bit to spend more time on Bumblebee Linens and to start a brand new project instead.

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Ecommerce Blog Ideas for the Winter

ecomdash

Need help coming up with content for your blog? These ecommerce blog ideas will heat up your marketing this season, and keep buyers interested. The post Ecommerce Blog Ideas for the Winter appeared first on Ecomdash.

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198: The Software Tools I Use To Run My 7 Figure Blog With Steve Chou

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Most people are amazed that I can run a 7 figure blog without having any employees and only working 20 hours per week. Most people are amazed that I can run a 7 figure blog without having any employees and only working 20 hours per week.

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Why I Spent $500,000 Buying a Blog That Generates No Revenue

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I recently blogged about how I bought Ubersuggest. As for KISSmetrics, I mainly bought the domain for the blog traffic. I instantly cut the KISSmetrics blog in half by “deleting” over 1,024 blog posts. The KISSmetrics blog was merged on the 25th.

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[Guest Blog] How to Build Brand Loyalty

ChannelAdvisor

Blog post by Sarah Mooney, chief marketing officer at Arka, a ChannelAdvisor partner. The holiday season is upon us with Christmas and the New Year just around the corner. This also means that e-commerce retailers are gearing up for the season’s sale with attractive deals and offerings. It is a highly competitive market. Customers are spoiled with choices but are more discerning and expect more for their dollar. According to research reports, it all boils down to brand loyalty.

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[Guest Blog] All About Amazon Reviews

ChannelAdvisor

Amazon is leading the pack as one of the most influential companies in today’s economy. When Amazon first launched in 1995, it was a website that sold only books. But even then, founder Jeff Bezos had a vision for the company’s rapid growth and mass expansion. He knew from the very beginning that Amazon would become an “everything store,” and foresaw its eventual e-commerce market domination.

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We Promoted 170 Blog Posts on Quuu Promote, Here’s What We Learned

A Better Lemonade Stand

We promoted 170 blog posts on Quuu Promote which have earned us 71,532 shares & 43,066 clicks. The post We Promoted 170 Blog Posts on Quuu Promote, Here’s What We Learned appeared first on A Better Lemonade Stand. Now, we've reviewed and analyzed all the results. Getting Traffic Strategy & Analytics

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[Guest Blog] Looking to Diversify? Here Are 3 Things to Know About Discovery Marketplace Tophatter

ChannelAdvisor

Blog post by Austin Henggeler, Director of Sales & Account Management at Tophatter. Diversification is the key to e-commerce growth. Selling on a breadth of marketplaces will be far more impactful than optimizing for depth on a single marketplace.

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Company Blogging Tips for 2019

Groove

Companies of all sizes understand that one of the purposes of a company blog is to engage your customers in a conversation. Utilizing your blog effectively will help your business grow. The catch is of course, “What topics do you blog about?”. Our Best Tips for Company Blogging. These brainstorming sessions should help you form a list of topics that can be molded into any number of interesting blog posts. Your blog is also a great platform to launch a contest.

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192: How My Blog Performed As A Business In 2017 With Steve Chou

My Wife Quit Her Job

How I recovered from getting banned from a popular advertising platform How much I made in 2017 The changes I made to improve my blog Other Resources And Books Create A Profitable Online Store Bumblebee Linens Sellers. In last week’s episode, I broke down the numbers for my ecommerce store at BumblebeeLinens.com. So in this episode I’m going to talk about my other 7 figure online business, MyWifeQuitHerJob.com.

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E-Commerce Blogging: Best Practices and Mistakes to Avoid

Prisync

E-Commerce Strategy e-commerce blogsAs an e-commerce brand, your goal is to drive as much targeted traffic as you can to your store—most of which, ideally, should turn into paying customers. You can initiate this by going after paid traffic, which can bring in instant traffic.

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7 Conversion Optimization Tips: Convert Blog Visitors into Customers

Bootstrapping Ecommerce

Blog subscribers & visitors don’t always translate into conversions. Use these 7 conversion optimization tips to convert your blog visitors into customers. The post 7 Conversion Optimization Tips: Convert Blog Visitors into Customers appeared first on Bootstrapping Ecommerce. Conversion Optimization

[Guest Blog] Fulfillment strategies for your multichannel business

ChannelAdvisor

Marketplaces drop shipping fulfillment guest blog partnersA multichannel e-commerce strategy is a must-have for every online seller. While it’s great for diversifying your income streams and reaching more customers, multichannel e-commerce comes with several key challenges — the biggest being fulfillment. To be a successful multichannel seller, you must meet the unique fulfillment standards and expectations of each marketplace.

Video Blog: Forrester’s DAM Wave Identifies The 13 Most Important Vendors

Forrester eCommerce

Manage your organization’s content explosion with digital asset management. In our most recent Forrester Wave™ evaluation, we took a look at the most important vendors in the space. Watch below to learn more, and find the full Wave here: “The Forrester Wave™: Digital Asset Management For Customer Experience, Q2 2018” age of the customer content DAM Wave

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[Guest Blog] Four Ways to Enable Your Omnichannel Strategy

ChannelAdvisor

Developing an omnichannel supply chain strategy is essential to remaining competitive. This means enabling both order fulfillment and returns through various locations and methods, such as in your own or affiliate brick-and-mortar retail stores, as well as through digital stores. Not only does this offer a more convenient experience for the customer, but it also creates additional revenue opportunities that you may otherwise miss.

[Guest Blog] Get a Return on Your Returns This Year

ChannelAdvisor

In this blog post, we will discuss a few tips and tricks to streamline your returns processes and strategies to change reviews from a costly hassle to a new stream of revenue. . Like many e-commerce merchants, your team is probably celebrating the boom in sales during peak season. Hopefully, you have had a chance to recover from the chaos. But, ready or not, here comes the flood of returns.

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Wrapping Up The Year: Our 2019 Blog Roundup

FastSpring

To recap a fantastic year at FastSpring, we want to take a look back at our top 10 blog posts from 2019. As a partner in growth for thousands of software companies around the world, one of our goals is to provide blog content that is helpful, interesting, and informative.

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Top 10 Ecommerce Trend Publications and Blogs for Niche Sellers

ecomdash

One of the best ways to stay on top of ecommerce trends and find innovative niche products is by following top ecommerce trend publications and blogs. The post Top 10 Ecommerce Trend Publications and Blogs for Niche Sellers appeared first on ecomdash. Blog Ecommerce Tips

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