• Blogging,  Business,  Email Marketing,  internet marketing,  SEO

    5 Reasons Why You Need To Care About Site Speed

    You work your butt off hammering out content on a weekly (sometimes daily) basis. You tweet, you post, you share, you submit your posts to social bookmarking sites… you beg and plead for people to open up your well-thought-out headlines. (Pimping yourself out every single way you know how). And here you are. Stuck. It’s like no matter how hard you try, you are at this seemingly insurmountable plateau. Your visitors per day have either stayed the same or dropped off, you can’t pay anyone to join your email list, and your sales? Well, it’s obvious what’s happened to them. And you are left scratching your head with one hand,…

  • Blogging,  Business,  Email Marketing

    Why I’m Not Giving You Shit For Free: A Farewell To The Lame Ass Email Opt-in

    (apologies in advance, wine was involved in the creation of this blog post. Profanity rampant) The email opt-in… Everyone has one.  In case you are not familiar, it’s usually located in the header or top right sidebar of any website you visit.  And I’ve always hated it.   To me, it seems salesy and cheap.  Now, grant it, I’ve done it.  I still have my very own opt-in page. (See Here). Growing your email list is soooooooo important right? Well, only if you know what you are doing.  If you don’t, you are wasting your time.  But I strongly urge that you work on building your list, and work like…

  • Business,  Email Marketing,  internet marketing

    Why Writing Emails Is The Most Important Thing You’ll Ever Write

    Okay other than headlines, sales copy, and your will…  and ironically, as important as writing emails is, many people don’t spend near as much time as they should with it. Fall in love with email marketing Getting people to sign up for your email is a tough job.  And the reality is, once they sign up, the real work begins. You now have to focus on writing emails that engage and convert. Do you know how hard it is to hold someone’s attention now a days? Just think about all the email lists you’ve signed up for, and then think about how many you still open, read, and engage with.…