TPC stands for Traffic, Placement and Conversions. It’s a simple acronym that holds the key to growing your email list in 2020 and beyond. I’m always so happy when I hear from someone who finally cracked the code to growing their email list. Some people take forever to figure this out, but once they do,… Continue Reading TPC: Memorize this Acronym if You Want to Grow Your Email List in 2020
The post How to Quit Your Job and Build an Online Business appeared first on ProBlogger. This post is based on episode 175 of the ProBlogger podcast. Today I want to tell you some advice I received when I was starting out that I completely ignored completely but my friend took to heart. It’s a story about… Continue Reading How to Quit Your Job and Build an Online Business
It’s easier than ever to start your personal site and create your online home. Even if you don’t want to spend time setting it up, or if you don’t want to spend money on it or even if you don’t have any technical skills. These are 43 of the best blogging platforms where you can… Continue Reading 43 Best Platforms To Start Your Personal Site Or Blog In 2020
Our guest on The Fizzle Show today is Bryan Harris. Bryan is the founder of GrowthTools, where they create tools and training to help people grow businesses. Bryan made a very interesting switch in his business recently, eliminating his online courses to only focus on live training. Because of this change and some other innovative… Continue Reading Bryan Harris – You Don’t Need Courses, You Need Results (FS360)
The post 4 Reasons Why You Should Start a Blog in the New Year appeared first on ProBlogger. At a recent Christmas party a friend asked me a series of rapid-fire questions about blogging. “Do you think I should start a blog this year? Or have I missed the boat with blogging? If blogging is… Continue Reading 4 Reasons Why You Should Start a Blog in the New Year
“Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become. No single instance will transform your beliefs, but as the votes build up, so does the evidence of your new identity.” – James Clear James Clear is the New York Times bestselling author of Atomic Habits, which has sold over… Continue Reading James Clear: The Habits that Led to 500k Email Subs and 1 Million Books Sold (FS359)
It’s that time of the year again. This year my primary goals are less focused on my own immediate needs. They’re about the environment and the open web instead. The year 2020 brings us into in many ways a defining decade in our climate, clean air and clean water challenge. I plan to continue making… Continue Reading 20 personal goals for 2020 and beyond
The post Should You Blog Anonymously or Use Your Real Name? appeared first on ProBlogger. This post is based on episode 122 of the ProBlogger podcast. One of the decisions you face when starting a blog is whether or not to use your real name. It can be a tricky decision, because there are pros and… Continue Reading Should You Blog Anonymously or Use Your Real Name?
Disqus is a popular commenting system installed on millions of websites with 2 billion monthly unique visitors and 17 billion page views combined. Disqus enhances the native commenting by introducing things such as social login, voting and reactions. Disqus WordPress plugin alone is currently running on more than 100,000 sites. What most site owners don’t… Continue Reading Why you should remove Disqus from your site
Sometimes we work incredibly hard, but don’t see much progress toward our goals. When this happens, what should we do? How do we know if what we’re working on will eventually lead somewhere, or if we should change course? In this special “office hours” Q&A episode, we cover this and much more! Listen to the… Continue Reading Working Hard but Not Making Any Progress? (FS358)
Passwords and login security seem to be in shambles. Many companies and many consumers use poor security practices. The most commonly used password is “password” and the second most popular one is “123456”. And how do we know this? It’s because all the passwords exposed in data breaches are accessible for anyone to see. We… Continue Reading How I deal with passwords and login security in the world of data breaches
The post How to Handle Critical and Attacking Comments from Blog Readers appeared first on ProBlogger. How do you deal with criticism? When you put yourself out there as a blogger, the feedback you get isn’t always as constructive as you’d like. It can even verge on being an aggressive or personal attack. While I’ve only… Continue Reading How to Handle Critical and Attacking Comments from Blog Readers
The post Are Blog Comments Still Worthwhile … Or Are They a Waste of Time? appeared first on ProBlogger. A decade ago, new bloggers were often advised to leave comments on other blogs to start building traffic to their own blog. But is it still worth doing? For years, there’s been a lot of debate… Continue Reading Are Blog Comments Still Worthwhile … Or Are They a Waste of Time?
“To change behavior, products must ensure the user feels in control. People must want to use the service, not feel they have to.” ― Nir Eyal Nir Eyal is the author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products, and Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. In today’s episode, Nir shares how… Continue Reading How to Hook Your Customers but Keep Yourself from Getting Hooked (with Nir Eyal) FS357
There’s a popular thread on Hacker News with lots of people complaining about how Google AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) is ruining their mobile web experience. This week I also got two AMP links sent to me via Telegram and to see those Google URLs replacing unique domain names made me a bit sad on behalf… Continue Reading How to fight back against Google AMP as a web user and a web developer