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My personal blog is focused on sharing my journey and experiences including lessons learned, mistakes made, and big-wins!

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Blog 11

9 Principles of Good Website Design

Reading Time: 12 minutes Guess how many websites exist in the world at this moment. Whatever your answer, we can assure you that the number reached well over 2 billion! That’s a two followed by nine zeroes! However, it may shock you to find that 9 out of 10 sites are inactive! Meaning they are not updated consistently, have … 9 Principles of Good Website Design Read More »

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Blog 12

Chargebacks: How You Can Protect Your Business from It

Reading Time: 9 minutes Chargebacks. They can feel like a strangling noose around the profit margins of merchants both online and brick-and-mortar! This feeling was justified by a study which shows that merchants lose almost $300 from every CP transaction made via credit cards from some of the major card issuers like AMEX and Discover, and it’s not just … Chargebacks: How You Can Protect Your Business from It Read More »

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Blog 13

Top 14 Financial Service Website Designs in 2019

Reading Time: 10 minutes When it comes to comparing online services, we’ll tend to make our judgements based on the content and overall design of the site. Ensuring a clear and user-friendly design when promoting your financial service website is what leads potential clients to choose your products over competitors. That’s why it’s essential for your overall design to … Top 14 Financial Service Website Designs in 2019 Read More »

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Video Marketing: The Definitive Guide

Video Marketing: The Definitive Guide

Reading Time: 3 minutes Template #1: The How-to Video The How-to Video is just like it sounds… It’s a video that shows someone how to do something, like bake a cake or do a pushup. For many businesses, how-to videos will be your bread-and-butter. In fact, how-to videos are like a video version of blog content. They’re not designed … Video Marketing: The Definitive Guide Read More »

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How to Write a Press Release: The Definitive Guide

How to Write a Press Release: The Definitive Guide

Reading Time: 2 minutes Does Press Release Distribution Help With SEO? Last year Google said that links in press releases are “ignored”. And I tend to believe them. First off, most legit press release services use nofollow or redirected links. Plus, even if those links did count, it looks like Google has something in their algorithm to specifically discount … How to Write a Press Release: The Definitive Guide Read More »

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Blog 14

14 Simple Ways to Write Product Descriptions That Sell like Hot Cakes

Reading Time: 10 minutes How to create great product descriptions that sell? No, it’s not just rattling on without taking a pause and coming to a stop about your products or services. And no, excellent product descriptions have nothing to do with extensive paragraphs jam-packed with product details. Hardly anyone will ever read long-winded memoirs if they bore the … 14 Simple Ways to Write Product Descriptions That Sell like Hot Cakes Read More »

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We Analyzed 5.2 Million Webpages. Here's What We Learned About PageSpeed

We Analyzed 5.2 Million Webpages. Here’s What We Learned About PageSpeed

Reading Time: 14 minutes We analyzed 5 million desktop and mobile pages to learn which factors impact page speed. First, we established worldwide benchmarks for TTFB, Visual Complete and Fully Loaded load time metrics. Then, we looked at how image compression, CDNs and hosting impact site loading speed. Our data revealed some very interesting (and surprising) insights. Here is … We Analyzed 5.2 Million Webpages. Here’s What We Learned About PageSpeed Read More »

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Blog 15

A Comprehensive Guide to Website Management

Reading Time: 14 minutes If you think you have to have a thorough understanding of web development in order to manage your site, then rest assured this is definitely not the case. However, website management is still very important. If your website is a car, then site management is car maintenance. Just like your car, your website will break … A Comprehensive Guide to Website Management Read More »

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21 Ways to Promote Your Blog (In 2019)

21 Ways to Promote Your Blog (In 2019)

Reading Time: 17 minutes In today’s post I’m going to show you exactly how to promote your blog in 2019. In fact: These are the same strategies that I used to grow my blog to 449,759 monthly visits. Let’s dive right in. 1. Guest Post Bonuses If you’re just starting out, guest posting is a GREAT way to grow … 21 Ways to Promote Your Blog (In 2019) Read More »

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