How I Saved My Sanity and Boosted My Online Business by Doing Less (and How You Can Too)


Have you ever felt totally overwhelmed? Not just regular busy… I’m talking completely slammed, under the gun, over-committed, and hopeless?

You’ve been there before, haven’t you? As you mentally assess all the things you have to accomplish in the next several days, you begin to realize there’s no way you’re going to get it all done.

Then that horrible stunned feeling washes over you. You know the one.

You feel hot and flushed, there’s a knot in your stomach, and you notice a growing pressure in your head which you just know (in your non-medical opinion) is not just your garden-variety migraine.

Nope. This one is one of those Scanners head-popping headaches.

In your mind, you can picture the faces of the people who are depending on you to finish all those things that you have no earthly chance of finishing. You imagine what they’ll think of you if you don’t come through.
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How to Build Credibility by Using an Email Interview


As an entrepreneur, you’re always on the lookout for creative ways to build credibility for your business in order to make it more visible and more successful. If you’re doing it right, the content you publish on your website promotes engagement … [Continue reading]

How to Make Your Call to Action 55% More Effective


As a business person who makes a living marketing and selling your products and services, you wind up making a lot of requests of others, don’t you? Read this... Click here... Share this... Buy this... Sometimes they cheerfully do what you ask, … [Continue reading]

Is Your Site Leaking Traffic? Here’s How to Fix It


  Your blog is leaking visitors. And if you've read my last post, you know exactly what I’m talking about. They visit, look around for a few seconds – and leave as suddenly as they came. Most estimates say that the average web site … [Continue reading]

One Simple Thing You Can Do to Monetize Your Blog Today


The tears welled up in her eyes. Sharon, a woman I’ve always known to be steady as rock, was falling apart right in front of me. “What am I going to do, Gary?” She asked. My friend looked lost. Broken. Pitiful. “What about the bills? The house, … [Continue reading]

Is Disqus Killing Your Blog? Why (and How) I Pulled the Plug


I recently made the decision to remove the Disqus comment system from my blog. And it wasn’t a knee-jerk reaction. I did quite a bit of research first and got a lot of feedback (both solicited and unsolicited) from others. In this post, I’m … [Continue reading]

What to Do When Success Bites You in the Ass


Your relentless pursuit of success is a lot like trying to hunt a wild animal. To pull it off, you have to know when to be aggressive – and when to be stealthy. Your prey, success, is smart and elusive. It’s skilled in dodging people like you … [Continue reading]

A Letter to Long-Winded Keyboard Jockeys (From Everyone)


Dear content creator: I’m writing to you today because of a disturbing trend I’ve noticed lately. The online world seems to have recently become more long-winded. Long-winded can come in handy from time to time when, say, establishing the … [Continue reading]

The Easiest Way to Create an Endless Stream of Blog Post Topics

Blog Post Topics

There comes a time in every content creator's life when the idea well runs dry. Or at least we think the well has run dry. The pressure of coming up with great blog post topics can jam us up mentally over time. And when we get stuck, we tend to … [Continue reading]

How to Reboot, Rejuvenate, and Reload For the New Year

New Year

As the holidays pass, we each have a fresh, new calendar in front of us. Another 365 chances to grab opportunity by the throat and wring every last bit of potential out of it. That’s exciting to think about, isn’t it? Recently, I wrote that … [Continue reading]

Why the Most Productive Thing You Can Do Right Now Might Be NOTHING


  I'll bet your life’s pretty crazy right now, isn’t it? I’m right there with you. The end of the year, family coming into town, traveling, the whole holiday thing – it's nuts. For most of us the end of the year is a bustling blur of … [Continue reading]

Why Originality is Less Important Than You Think


If you’re anything like most aspiring mega-entrepreneurs, you probably spend a lot of time agonizing over content. You have things you want to say and lessons you want to share that you feel can legitimately help other people to live happier, more … [Continue reading]

What You Don’t Know About Pie Might Just Kill Your Business


I know why you're frustrated with your online business. You sometimes feel that every day your chances of making it erode away bit by bit. You see other people succeeding and every time another one does, you die inside just a little bit. Not … [Continue reading]

It’s Not My Fault I Never Learned to Accept Responsibility


As Chief Influencer here, I feel entitled to administer the occasional lecture. Some would say my lectures are more like rants. So be it. Have you ever known a person who seems to have bad things happen to them again and again and again? You know … [Continue reading]

Want to Sell More From Your Blog In the Next 5 Minutes? Here’s How.


You don’t have time to waste when you’re running an online business. You need certain things to make your business run: specific plugins, software, or payment gateways – but many of them are so complex (and so hard to get support from) that it’s … [Continue reading]

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