A Collaboration Of Bloggers, The Synergy Of Blogging And Business

For the life of me I never thought that I would be included in an eBook. I figure this is the next best thing to writing your own with the added benefit that it includes a whole heap of articles from up and coming and respected bloggers, which is why you'll find me in there :wink_ee: The book is called The Synergy Of Blogging And Business and it's the brainchild of Michele Welch of NewBiz Blogger fame. It's a fairly sizable eBook and it's filled with amazing content. I was really impressed with the quality of the eBook itself and how it was all put  together. There was one condition to being included in the eBook and that was that we were to offer it to our readers with absolutely no strings attached! This means  that apart from it being absolutely free we could not use it to entice people to subscribe to a list or anything like that. That wasn't unreasonable at all to my way of thinking and so I submitted an article, with a little prodding from friends, and was thrilled when it was approved. Usually when you're offered an eBook you're presented with the views of one particular author and it's pretty well covers a single topic. Not with this eBook! No sirree, not with this baby, and that's simply because, as stated at the beginning of the post, it's offers articles from a collaboration  of bloggers and we all know how diversified they can be. This is…

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My Spin On The Squeeze Page And Email Lists

I would dare to suggest that almost everyone who surfs the net regularly has been exposed to a Squeeze Page at one time or another, even though they may not have known at the time that was what it was called. I remember the first time I was ever exposed to a Squeeze Page was also the first time I got sucked into a scam. That was the time I paid good money for what was supposed to be an extensive list of companies who were willing to pay me for taking surveys. A lot of the stuff on that list was either duplicated or pure BS, and what really pissed me of was that it was all available on the net for Free! For those of you who are not sure what a Squeeze Page is, it's usually a single web page designed solely for one purpose, to squeeze something out of you. While sometimes they will try to sell you a system that will make you an almost instant millionaire, normally all they want is your email address so they can add you to their email list. You could almost liken the Squeeze Page to that annoying salesman who has his foot in the door, or to those ads on TV that always promise, 'and there is more!' Some of these pages seem to never end. They are filled with so many sales pitches and promises that's it's no wonder that many people fall for them. These email lists are so…

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Using Your Website As A Marketing Tool

I was lucky enough to get hold of an eBook written by Mitch, a well known blogger who amongst other blogs runs the popular I'm Just Sharing Blog, and I thought only fitting that I write a review of it. In Mitch's eBook, Using Your Website As A Marketing Tool, he outlines the importance a website can play as part of any marketing campaign and how as a small business you could be missing out on the huge potential by not having one.  Mitch also stresses that while it is important to have a website you don't want one that is poorly designed or looks cheap, for obvious reasons. Unlike some eBooks that I've read that tells you to do something but doesn't tell you why you should do it this eBook states reasons for why things should be done, starting off with the reasons as to why you should have a website. I find that this will be more acceptable to the average reader as the reason for getting any book is to learn all the ins and outs. Mitch then asks the same question but states that perhaps some people shouldn't have a website. At first I found this a little unusual, but once I started reading I understood what Mitch was getting at. There's a fair bit involved with having a good website and that perhaps some people could not afford to have a professionally designed one. Rather than opt for a cheesy cheap one they'd be better off not having…

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