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    Daily Morning Coffee

  • 4 ways to modernize the house and boost its value
    . Giving a house a refreshing, modern makeover combines many different elements into one whole for the best end result. Luckily for us, there are many ways to modernize and spruce up our home. The post 4 ways to modernize the house and boost its value appeared first on Daily... Read more »
  • 10 Best amazon prime day deals to shop now
    Today is the 2nd and final day of Amazon Prime Day sale of 2021!! That means it's your last chance to get huge discounts on thousands of items in various categories. To help you with the same, here are our top 10 picks that you may want to get your... Read more »
  • 7 Ideas to Renovate Your Home and Get a Coffee Shop Vibe
    In case 2020 helped you realize how much you like spending time in coffee shops, you might be thinking of creating the same vibe in your own home. Luckily, there are many things you can do to make your home feel like your favorite coffee shop. The post 7 Ideas... Read more »
  • Top 8 Home Interior Decorating Secrets for a beautiful Home
    If you want your home to look like the homes in magazines and on television, then you need to know the secret that they use. You will be amazed at how easy it is to get your house looking like a million bucks without spending a million bucks! The post... Read more »
  • Heartfelt perfect gifts for mother’s day
    Mother's Day is coming up fast and you will need to start ordering your gifts pretty soon if you want it delivered on time. To help you find perfect gifts for mother's day for your perfect mom, I've put together a list of products from an Instant Pot Duo to... Read more »
  • Improve Your Life and Health With Home Updates
    There are a number of small improvements and updates that you can make to your home to not only make it look and feel better, but to improve the flow of your life on a day to day basis. Check out some of the tips from Hippo below. The post... Read more »
  • 9 ways to bring outdoors into your sunny kitchen
    To make your kitchen sunny, warm and inviting, there are several things you can do. These 9 useful tips will help inspire you. The post 9 ways to bring outdoors into your sunny kitchen appeared first on Daily Morning Coffee.... Read more »
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    Successful Blog

  • 6 Important Marketing Trends: data Privacy, Real Time Marketing and More
    When something can become a trending topic in a matter of seconds, it is important for social media marketers to always stay up-to-date on the marketing trends affecting social media. How to succeed in social media? Monitor and adjust your strategy to these trends: 1. Real-Time Marketing is Redefined Historically,... Read more »
  • How to Evaluate Your Content Performance
    It isn’t always easy to evaluate ourselves and our work. Anyone who has created content in any professional capacity has had the experience many times of people responding strongly to a piece you didn’t think was any good, and then all but ignoring the one you poured your heart and... Read more »
  • How to Add Audio to Your Digital Marketing
    2021 has seen an explosion in audio content, especially podcasting. A few factors play into this. The technology to produce quality audio from anywhere is available to pretty much anyone. iTunes has ramped up their focus on podcasting with the launch of their podcast app in 2013 and podcast platforms... Read more »
  • Agile Marketing Is Perfect On Twitter
    Twitter gives businesses a unique marketing advantage compared to other social media platforms. Internet marketers who know what they are doing love the agility that Twitter provides. I’m pertaining to the unique culture that only Twitter currently has. You see with Twitter, businesses can post multiple posts in a day... Read more »
  • How To Write Faster Without Typing
    I consider myself a pretty good typist. On a good day I manage to churn out around 2,000 words in an hour and that’s without ever looking down at the keyboard or the screen. I write for a living and so I’ve gotten to the point where it feels almost... Read more »
  • How to Become a Better Storyteller
    Are you engaging your community the best you can with visuals? In most cases the answer is: probably not. Yet, visual marketing is crucial these days. According to Megaphone Marketing, With 70% of visual receptors in our eyes, it only takes 150 milliseconds to recognise and symbol and 100 milliseconds... Read more »
  • LinkedIn Marketing: Are You Doing it Right?
    With more than one third of professionals worldwide members of LinkedIn, opportunities have never been greater for finding future employers, generating business leads, making deals and generating revenue. In fact, according to the Content Marketing Institute’s 2014 Benchmark report, LinkedIn has witnessed the biggest jump in B2C platform usage: from... Read more »
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    ShoutMeLoud

  • How to Pick A Blog Niche? (Correct way in 2021)
    This is by far the most important article you will ever read before you start a blog. The knowledge of blog niche will define your future success or lack of this knowledge, might lead to failure. There are countless people who started a blog and had quit it before they could have... Read more »
  • How Google Treats Affiliate Links For Search Engine Ranking (rel= “sponsored”)
    One of the primary concerns of most Affiliate marketers is dealing with affiliate links from the SEO perspective. One way to make sure your affiliate site grows and doesn’t get penalized due to affiliate links is by making sure you are adding value to your layer of content. An affiliate... Read more »
  • 7+ Best WordPress Amazon Affiliates Plugins for Amazon Associates
    Searching for the best WordPress Amazon affiliate plugins? Amazon’s popular affiliate program, Amazon Affiliates, is a great way to monetize niche sites or product review sites. Because it’s such a popular affiliate program, you can find some really useful WordPress plugins to help you insert Amazon affiliate links, keep your... Read more »
  • How To Start A Blog in 2021 [Blogging Guide For Beginners]
    Want to start a blog and make a career as a blogger? Yeah! It’s possible to do both at the same time! After all, What’s better than following your passion and making passive income along. From the last 12 years,  ShoutMeLoud has helped millions of users like you to start... Read more »
  • How To Make Money Blogging (The Practical Guide for 2021)
    Can you make money blogging? What are the various ways to make money from blogging? How much can I earn? Can I talk about my life and make money? What should I blog about to make money? If you are asking any of the above questions, well you have come... Read more »
  • Harsh Agrawal: My Blogging Journey So Far
    On the 1st of December 2019, ShoutMeLoud had its 11th anniversary and I wanted to write my blogging journey which could help others to take up blogging as a serious career. This is going to be a nice personal read, as it’s about my blogging journey so far. So if... Read more »
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    Seth's Blog

  • When in doubt, look for the fear
    My friend Amy taught me that “craven” doesn’t mean what I thought it meant. I’ve been using it to mean, “selfish in a particularly short-sighted way.” It actually means fearful and gutless. But, exploring the thesaurus, I discovered that it also means “dastardly.” I was sure that Snidely Whiplash was... Read more »
  • Defending change (or the status quo)
    The easy argument to make is that the thing we have now is better than the new thing that’s on offer. All one has to do is take the thing we have now as a given (ignoring its real costs) and then challenge the defects and question the benefits of... Read more »
  • Messing with Strathern’s Law
    “When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure.” Marilyn Strathern expanded on Charles Goodhart’s comment about monetary policy and turned it into a useful law of the universe. As soon as we try to manipulate behaviors to alter a measure, it’s no longer useful. That’s... Read more »
  • Labor and value
    Adam Smith and David Ricardo argued that all value comes from labor, and the value of something is in the amount of labor it took to produce it. But Henry George understood that this is backward. The value of something lies in how much labor we’re willing to exchange for... Read more »
  • Gift cards, serial numbers and hard technology
    I bought someone a digital gift card the other day. That’s generally a bad idea, since there’s so much waste and breakage, but it was the right answer to the problem in the moment. The code the person would have to type in to redeem the card was: X5LMFP478DRYTHQY I’m... Read more »
  • Raining on your picnic (on your birthday)
    A friend just got handed an unreasonable rejection. It came on a platter, delivered with very little in the way of kindness and no hints at all about what to do next. It is not personal. Not about her. She did nothing wrong. It might not even be about her... Read more »
  • The programmatic ask
    Favors are part of the glue of our culture. It’s not easy to ask for a favor, it’s not always easy to say yes, but when the two people engaged in this dance find a connection, it means something. Alas, the modern hustle, amplified by databases and computers, has turned... Read more »
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    Duct Tape Marketing

  • mp3Narrowing Your Focus On Your Ideal Customer
    Narrowing Your Focus On Your Ideal Customer written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I’m doing part three of a three-part series talking about my new book launching Sept. 21, 2021 — The... Read more »
  • mp3Finding The Real Problem Your Business Solves
    Finding The Real Problem Your Business Solves written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I’m doing part two of a three-part series talking about my new book launching Sept. 21, 2021 — The... Read more »
  • Cutting Through The Noise With Relationship-Driven Outreach
    Cutting Through The Noise With Relationship-Driven Outreach written by Sara Nay read more at Duct Tape Marketing     Agency Spark Podcast with Dan Englander The Agency Spark Podcast, hosted by Sara Nay, is a collection of interviews from thought leaders in the marketing consultancy and agency space. Each episode... Read more »
  • The Experience This! Show – The Ultimate Marketing Engine
    The Experience This! Show – The Ultimate Marketing Engine written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing This episode of the Experience This! Show feature 3 new, incredible books that launched on the very same day. You’ll learn about how to get your customers to “come back” again... Read more »
  • mp3Mapping Out Where Your Best Customers Want To Go
    Mapping Out Where Your Best Customers Want To Go written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I’m doing part one of a three-part series talking about my new book launching Sept. 21, 2021... Read more »
  • mp3Building The Ultimate Marketing Engine
    Building The Ultimate Marketing Engine written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch and Douglas Burdett In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, we’re doing things a little differently. Douglas Burdett takes on the role of guest host and interviews me... Read more »
  • Weekend Favs September 18
    Weekend Favs September 18 written by Karen Cutler read more at Duct Tape Marketing My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out... Read more »
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    Convince and Convert

  • 4 Insights on Digital Transformation and The State of MarTech [ Research ]
    The backbone of digital transformation is the technology that we use. Technology to find customers, attract customers, engage customers, and make a sale. Everything that happens in marketing and sales includes technology to help us be more efficient and effective in what we do.  Today, marketers have access to endless... Read more »
  • Humanize Your Brand By Embracing Creativity
    Digital marketing pros love knowing what works and have a seemingly endless number of analytics tools and an ocean of data to tell us exactly that. Amid that desire to pinpoint what leads to conversion, we’re losing touch with the one thing that can set a brand apart: humanity. That’s... Read more »
  • The Guide to Using UGC Marketing to Create Deeper Audience Connections
    User-generated content, or UGC, is exactly what it sounds like: anything that people outside the professional marketing team are creating around or about your brand, product, or service. UGC has been gaining significance in recent years as a powerful marketing tool for digital agencies and marketers. It is a way... Read more »
  • How to Create a Consistent Brand Image Online
    If Covid-accelerated digital transformation has taught us anything, it’s the power of a brand. The worldwide pandemic has made consumers more brand loyal than ever. People were found to go above and beyond to help favorite and local brands through the scrambling economy. With that said, if you are planning... Read more »
  • How to Avoid Failure in Account-Based Marketing
    Did you know B2B marketers who report the most success from their digital activities in 2021 are more likely to be engaged in account-based marketing (ABM)? Only 16% of B2B marketers who describe their digital marketing efforts as “somewhat successful” have a measurable ABM program in place. That number is... Read more »
  • Back to the Future with First-Party Data
    How to create a content marketing strategy your customers will love, in seven steps. The post Back to the Future with First-Party Data appeared first on Content Marketing Consulting and Social Media Strategy.... Read more »
  • 6 Things You Must Do To Offer Frictionless Free Trials
    How to create a content marketing strategy your customers will love, in seven steps. The post 6 Things You Must Do To Offer Frictionless Free Trials appeared first on Content Marketing Consulting and Social Media Strategy.... Read more »
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    Adweek

  • What the Snapchat Generation Expects From Brands for Hispanic Heritage Month and Beyond
    Nearly one-half of Snapchatters responding to a recent survey by Snap Inc. said they intend to observe Hispanic Heritage Month in some fashion. The company wrote in a blog post, "The Snapchat Generation is distinctly diverse and socially conscious, making this month an especially important time for our community. As... Read more »
  • The 3:2 Day Office Will Improve Agencies in Every Way, States Creature CEO
    Early in the Covid-19 lockdowns, questions of "returning to the office" typically revolved around proposed dates and mask protocols. But as the pandemic has continued through its second year, the nature of work has become a highly complex and potentially volatile topic at companies around the world. For many organizations,... Read more »
  • Blake Lively, Actor and Teetotaler, Debuts a Line of Mixers to Enjoy With or Without Booze
    The irony of launching a line of drink mixers while not actually partaking in alcohol herself is not lost on Blake Lively, the actor and entrepreneur married to "infamous gin slinger" Ryan Reynolds. But with her wry sense of humor on full display, Lively announced her nascent brand, Betty Buzz,... Read more »
  • Ikea Sees Opportunity for Physical and Digital Growth After the Pandemic
    While emerging from the pandemic poses obstacles for retailers, in the eyes of Ikea, it's an opportunity for the home furnishings retailer to further grow its business. That's according to Umesh Sripad, the banner's chief digital officer, who spoke with Adweek senior editor Robert Klara during Brandweek about the retailer's... Read more »
  • Facebook Reacts to National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month
    Facebook is marking National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month with two initiatives: limiting the distribution of content that does not violate its rules but trivializes themes around death, depression or suicide; and releasing a new toolkit to guide conversations about viral suicide challenges. Global head of safety Antigone Davis wrote... Read more »
  • Facebook Details Why Some Content’s News Feed Distribution Is Reduced
    Reasons why Facebook may remove content from its News Feed are clearly detailed within its community standards, and the social network published its content distribution guidelines Thursday to shed more light on why content may receive reduced distribution on News Feed. Director of product management Anna Stepanov explained in a... Read more »
  • Twitter Rolls Out Tips Globally for iOS
    The global rollout Thursday of Twitter's Tips feature on iOS is just part of what product lead for creator monetization Esther Crawford called a philosophy to "turn followers into fans and fans into funds." The extended availability of Tips is the first step in Twitter's push to "go beyond 280... Read more »
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    AWeber Blog

  • New Features: Direct-to-Payment Links, Quarterly Payments, New Homepages and More!
    You can now use your landing pages to sell faster and easier, make recurring sales more desirable and convenient, and even set up a homepage for your website or store. Check out the new available functions today. Read to the end for an email template that has gotten a spooky... Read more »
  • How to Repurpose Email Content for Social Media
    When creating daily content, regularly coming up with new ideas and implementing them on every marketing channel can become hard at times.  But there’s good news: most people prefer to hear from you on one channel only. That means you can repurpose content, and get a big bang for your... Read more »
  • How This Web Developer Uses AWeber and Thrive Suite To Generate A Waiting List Of Clients
    Mark operates a successful web design & digital marketing agency in the Detroit area. He built his first website in 1999 and he’s used digital marketing strategies to generate business for himself and his clients ever since. For Mark, his success is based largely on math. Make an educated guess.... Read more »
  • Set Yourself Up For Success: How to Organize & Manage Your Email Lists
    When it comes to email list management, organization is the most important part.  Whether you’re building your list from scratch or giving your lists a much needed overhaul, this guide should help you find an email list management strategy that works for you.  But what is email list management?  Email... Read more »
  • Quick & Easy Ways to Monetize Your Podcast
    Podcasting is an incredibly rewarding way to share your expertise. When you hit milestones like surpassing your record for most downloads of a single episode and receive positive reviews from listeners, you realize that all your hard work paid off. But even the most passionate podcasters need to pay the... Read more »
  • Create Your Own Email Template to Use Over and Over Again
    Sometimes, simply getting started is the hardest part. Especially when you don’t feel like you have the skills or creativity needed to design a beautiful email — it’s often pushed off to the last minute or you end up sending out text based emails.  Email templates can help you get... Read more »
  • 6 Reasons to Use A Dark Background in Your Email Design
    Dark backgrounds are far less common than light ones in the world of the internet today. But, with the increasing popularity of dark mode and attention on dark mode from designers, don’t write off black and dark emails because you’ve never done one before. Dark colors can imply anything from... Read more »
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    WordStream

  • How to Brand Your Business: 7 Steps From a Brand Owner
    As a savvy entrepreneur or marketer, you are probably wondering: what can I do to differentiate my brand from an endlessly long list of cutthroat competitors? The short answer is branding. Whether you’re actively managing your brand identity or not, it exists. And the chances of coming out as the... Read more »
  • NEW Advertising Benchmarks for Home Services in 2021
    Even with the millions of households in the US, the market for home service businesses is a saturated one—making paid advertising an essential marketing strategy for plumbers, roofers, landscapers, and more who want to compete. But to get a true measure of success, it’s important to know how your ads... Read more »
  • Video21 Unforgettable Advertising Slogans (with Takeaway Tips!)
    First impressions matter—especially for businesses. That’s why you double-check your subject lines more than your email. It’s why you put so much thought into your search ads. And that’s why you need to make sure you have a catchy slogan that engages your audiences and introduces your brand. In this... Read more »
  • 3 Clever Ways to Target Your Competitors' Audiences Without Search Ads
    Using keywords to target other brand names, products, or services is one of the easiest ways to go after competitors in Google Ads. But targeting competitor keywords can get expensive. The good news is, there are more options we have than just the Search Network. While Search will always have... Read more »
  • Google Adds Data Back to Search Terms Report—What's the Catch?
    Maybe I nerd out over PPC too much, but I think looking through the search terms report is the most entertaining activity. When else do you have the opportunity to get inside the heads of your audience and see what they’re typing into Google? Last year, Google took away some of... Read more »
  • What is Schema Markup? (+6 Easy Types to Use for Your Small Business)
    For any digital marketer who wants to elevate their SEO performance, taking the time to add schema.org markup to their web pages can help those pages appear in rich results, which are more clickable and desirable to users. But many hesitate to work on the backend of their websites. They know... Read more »
  • 8 Free Social Media Marketing Courses That Won't Put You to Sleep
    More than half of the world’s population uses social media today for just about every aspect of life. This makes it a staple in any digital marketing strategy, but with multiple rapidly evolving platforms, it's a bit of a beast to harness for business growth. The other problem, as you'll soon learn, is that... Read more »
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    Shopify Blog

  • Go Beyond Likes and Follows: How to Create a Social Media Strategy That Sells
    Social media marketing can help you build an audience of customers and drive sales, or it can be a time-consuming distraction. Learn how to create a strategy that keeps your actions focused and allows you to execute without taking too much attention away from running your business.More... Read more »
  • 17 Trending Products to Sell in 2022 (And Ideas for How to Market Them)
    To succeed in ecommerce you need three things: in-demand products to sell, the skills to market them, and the drive to succeed. To give you a head start, we've analyzed the sales data to share a list of 17 profitable, in-demand products that are trending now and into 2022—including ideas... Read more »
  • Stirring up the Cereal Market and Pouring into National Grocery Chains
    Three Wishes Cereal was created by Margaret and Ian Wishingard when they wanted to create higher protein and lower sugar cereals for their son Ellis. In this episode of Shopify Masters, Margaret shares with us how they entered into national grocery stores and gained press early in their business journey.More... Read more »
  • Starting Your First Venture? Here’s What You Need to Become a Business Owner
    Despite the pandemic and economic downturn in 2020, new businesses are on the rise, according to data from the US Census Bureau. Want to start your new venture? Learn what a business owner is, types of business ownership, and tips for becoming a successful business owner in this guide.More... Read more »
  • How to Start a Skincare Line: 11 Lessons From a Serial Beauty Entrepreneur
    Megan Cox woke up one morning to discover she had made $10,000 in sales overnight. At the time, she was an MIT student with a newly launched skincare line—her first foray into entrepreneurship. After growing that business, she sold it to open a beauty lab, helping many others like her... Read more »
  • The Preordering Model that Scaled a Hobby Into a Business
    Sarah Resnick fell in love with all things fiber when she was given a pair of knitting needles at the age of seven. As she progressed through life, she made her own clothes, learned how to spin wool and weave textiles. In 2017, Sarah took the plunge and threaded her... Read more »
  • Plan for the 2021 Holiday Shopping Season: 10 Ways to Prepare for Shipping Demands
    Prepare your business for the holiday rush with this shipping guide. It covers how to create a seamless customer-first shipping experience during a busy sales period, including how Shopify Shipping, Local Delivery, and Local Pickup can help you ship more quickly and efficiently.More... Read more »
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