A Blog Isn’t a Blog, It’s a Business

Kissmetrics

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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How to Convert Blog Readers to Leads

Kissmetrics

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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2017 Income Report: How My Blog Performed As A Business

My Wife Quit Her Job

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

My Wife Quit Her Job

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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Less is More: Why I Wish I Never Wrote 4,784 Blog Posts

Kissmetrics

Can you guess how many blog posts I have on NeilPatel.com? Technically I just published this blog post, which makes it 4,785. Especially considering that the blog has been around for roughly 4 years. blog posts per day. So, I only wrote 862 blog posts myself.

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

My Wife Quit Her Job

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’s most popular blog posts

Steve Dennis

As is my tradition, here’s my annual recap of my 2017 posts that got the most traffic. Once again my April Fool’s Day one easily grabs the top position. Every single retail store in the US to close permanently by month’s end. Stop blaming Amazon for department store woes. Retail’s single biggest disruptor. Spoiler alert: It’s not e-commerce. Retail’s great deleveraging. Retail’s next punch in the face.

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

My Wife Quit Her Job

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

Kissmetrics

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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How A Blog Can Boost Your Ecommerce Traffic And Bring You 1.7 Million in Sales

ecomdash

A blog can boost your ecommerce site’s traffic, increase conversion rates, and skyrocket sales. Use this guide to create an ecommerce blogging strategy. The post How A Blog Can Boost Your Ecommerce Traffic And Bring You 1.7 Blog Ecommerce Tips

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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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Why Your E-Commerce Website Needs a Blog

VTNS Solutions

The answer is simple: start a blog! Like many other e-commerce site owners, you might be thinking that a blog is pointless. Why would anyone be interested in reading a blog when you want them to purchase what you are selling? The Benefits of Having a Blog.

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2017 Retrospective: Top 5 Blogs

TradeGecko

Looking back, we have created a ton of blogs that have provided businesses with the knowledge they needed to be successful. TradeGecko will continue to create blogs on various topics throughout 2018, but first we would like to take a moment to highlight your top 5 blogs from 2017 which take a deep dive into the latest trends in digital marketing and the eCommerce industry! 2017 has been a big year for TradeGecko!

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What a Baby Clothes Blog Can Teach You About 991% YoY Growth Using Paid Acquisition

Kissmetrics

Spearmint LOVE started off as a baby clothes blog less than five years ago. Founder Shari Lott had already built up a strong online presence with her popular mommy blog of a similar name, SpearmintBaby. See, scrutinizing data and reading every blog post imaginable is nice.

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Welcome to the New and Improved FastSpring Blog

FastSpring

After months of planning, strategizing, and hard work—we are thrilled to announce our new and improved blog is live on the Fastspring site. When we started this project, we had a lot of big ideas for improving the look and feel of the blog. However, we decided to focus our efforts on making sure the FastSpring blog is a go-to resource for the latest ecommerce news, trends, and how-tos to help digital businesses around the world succeed.

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Bronto’s Best Blog Posts of 2017

Bronto

The post Bronto’s Best Blog Posts of 2017 appeared first on Bronto Blog. With everything from industry trends to proven best practices, let us inspire you to optimize and re-energize your marketing strategy for the new year. Browse Recovery Cart Recovery Email Marketing Marketing Strategy Omnichannel

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Our Blog (yes this one) Listed Top 100 Retail Blog by Feedspot!

Teamwork Retail

Last week, this here humble blog was named one of the Top 100 Retail Blogs by Feedspot. We’re up there amongst some of the best blogs covering all things retail such as Retail Dive , The Retail Doctor and RetailWire just to name a few and we couldn’t be more honored!

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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

Building a Blog Audience

eCommerceFuel

But perhaps the coolest part of her story is how she launched her store: she leveraged the readership of her popular blog to jump­start the business. In my discussion with her you’ll learn: Why she’s not overly concerned with SEO and keywords when it comes to blogging.

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Building a Blog Audience

eCommerceFuel

But perhaps the coolest part of her story is how she launched her store: she leveraged the readership of her popular blog to jump­start the business. In my discussion with her you’ll learn: Why she’s not overly concerned with SEO and keywords when it comes to blogging.

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Building a Blog Audience

eCommerceFuel

But perhaps the coolest part of her story is how she launched her store: she leveraged the readership of her popular blog to jump­start the business. In my discussion with her you’ll learn: Why she’s not overly concerned with SEO and keywords when it comes to blogging.

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[Guest Blog] Creating a strong multichannel brand identity

ChannelAdvisor

Blog post by Jessica McDonald, digital marketing executive, Frooition. Marketplaces amazon webstore Frooition guest blog Website Design webstoreThe key to multichannel e-commerce isn’t to simply list your products on multiple marketplaces … but to go native. Experience design is just as important on marketplaces as on your own website. Shoppers need to get the experience of the platform they have chosen, but with your own unique branding.

[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.

Bronto Summit Blog Series: The Perfect Time for Personalization

Bronto

The post Bronto Summit Blog Series: The Perfect Time for Personalization appeared first on Bronto Blog. Consumers today have come to expect a certain level of personalization from their favorite brands. Does your customer experience give them what they want? Bronto Summit Events Marketing Strategy Personalization

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How to Grow a Blog That Drives 60%+ of Your Revenue

eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel : Blogging is hard. I speak with hundreds of store owners every year and few – if any – mention blogging as a meaningful part of their strategy. A couple people chimed in and talked about their experience and their success blogging.

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Bronto Summit Blog Series: Marketing to Mobile Shoppers

Bronto

The post Bronto Summit Blog Series: Marketing to Mobile Shoppers appeared first on Bronto Blog. As more and more consumers are using mobile devices to shop and buy, we asked Bronto Summit speakers about their success with mobile marketing. Bronto Summit Events Marketing Strategy Mobile

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Year in Review: Our Top 10 Blog Posts from 2017

ChannelAdvisor

As we start a new year and gear up for the industry changes to come, check out the blog posts from 2017 that you and your peers loved the most. And to think these ten blogs barely scratch the surface of everything we talked about in 365 days. Did your favorite blog post from the year make the list? Was there something you would have liked to see more of in the blog? 2017 was quite the year.

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Bronto Summit Blog Series: What’s on the Horizon for 2017?

Bronto

The post Bronto Summit Blog Series: What’s on the Horizon for 2017? appeared first on Bronto Blog. In this final installment, Bronto Summit speakers reveal their predictions for the biggest breakthroughs in commerce marketing this year. Bronto Summit Events Mobile Omnichannel Personalization

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The Best Way to Integrate Your BigCommerce Store with Your WordPress Blog

Groove

Whatever it takes to feature your products in your blog, you’ve done it. Screen grab.Copy and paste.Export, import. You’ve been there. eCommerce

Bronto Summit Blog Series: Bridging the Gap Between Online and Offline

Bronto

The post Bronto Summit Blog Series: Bridging the Gap Between Online and Offline appeared first on Bronto Blog. In this latest post from our Bronto Summit Q&A series, our speakers discuss how to overcome the challenges of offering a unified brand experience. Bronto Summit Events Omnichannel

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Blog Post: What is the difference between responsibility and accountability?

Lemonstand

By David Gurteen In writing my blook on Conversational Leadership , I often find myself researching and defining the meaning of words or concepts and their nuances. For example, we use the words responsibility and accountability loosely in everyday language, but what is the difference? This is my best attempt so far in answering that question. But in summary: We can only choose to take responsibility for something. No one else can assign responsibility to us.

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[Guest Blog] eBay Reflects on Catalyst 2018 and the Future of E-Commerce

ChannelAdvisor

In a recent blog post , our VP of Buyer Experiences, Mohan Patt, went into more detail about how we’re reimagining shopping on eBay. Blog post by eBay. Another fantastic Catalyst event has come and gone. We were so inspired by the thoughtful workshops, keynotes, and networking opportunities. Before we begin thinking about next year, we wanted to pause and reflect on some e-commerce themes identified at the event last week.

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Blog Over Your Lunch Hour: Iterative Writing Strategies to Save You Time AND Improve Your Writing

Groove

Let’s face it: if writing were easy, there wouldn’t be 136,500 professional copywriters currently employed by businesses of all sizes and in all verticals. Marketing & Lead Gen

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How to Grow a Blog That Drives 60%+ of Your Revenue

eCommerceFuel

Blogging is hard. I speak with hundreds of store owners every year and few – if any – mention blogging as a meaningful part of their strategy. And today, I’m day kicking off a two-part series, I feel like PBS or something here, on blogging, of all things.

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Our 10 Most-Read Blog Posts of 2014

Dynamic Yield

The post Our 10 Most-Read Blog Posts of 2014 appeared first on Dynamic Yield. We pulled the annual list of the top 10 posts that mattered most this year. A/B Testing Optimization Web Analytics Data Science Google Analytics landing page optimization Statistical Power Statistical Significance

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Top 10 Reasons how Tumblr can help in Ecommerce Blogging

ChannelSale

When it comes to tracing out a social blogging platform and reaching out to the people in the best possible way, Tumblr will have a number of thumbs-up. Tumblr has become a social media hub, enabling easy share of the blogs among the Tumblr community. Syncing the Facebook and Twitter accounts have given more strength to the process of social sharing of blogs. Like Tumblr is free and you can create multiple blogs, without the need to incur additional costs.

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Our 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015 (Chosen By You)

Dynamic Yield

The post Our 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015 (Chosen By You) appeared first on Dynamic Yield. These posts were the most read and shared and we think you’ll find them especially helpful while planning for 2016.

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Our 10 Most-Read Blog Posts of 2014

Dynamic Yield

The post Our 10 Most-Read Blog Posts of 2014 appeared first on Dynamic Yield. We pulled the annual list of the top 10 posts that mattered most this year. Optimization A/B Testing Data Science Google Analytics landing page optimization Statistical Power Statistical Significance

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