Launch Your Own Podcast for Less than $200!

Launch a Podcast for Less than $200

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It may seem odd on the surface to imagine that in today’s world of streaming video, 500 original shows, and more movies than you can shake a stick at on Amazon and Netflix, a technology that was presumed to be about to die in the 1950’s is becoming one of the fastest growing industries in the world. But for whatever …

Can I Use This Image?

Can I Use This Image?

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Lots of people complain about “Millennials” and their craving for instant results, microwave-style gratification, and having everything available 24-7 at their fingertips not only instantly, but for free. But the fact is, that’s more of an excuse to put the blame on a generation than it is to face the truth that most of us feel the same way these …

Best Practices for Split Testing

A vs B – Best Practices for Split Testing That Really Works

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You did your strategic work. You built a great website, even pulled some information together to create your own personalized, laser-focused, Lead Magnet that should work to start driving people into your sales funnel. You’re watching your Google stats, and people are finding your website, but… Maybe you’re not getting the response you were expecting. Or you spot a logjam in …

How FB Audience Insights Can Help YouHow FB Audience Insights Can Help You

Is YouTube Advertising For You?

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Just in the time it took you to click the “read more” on the main page and for this article to load, between 25 and 100 hours worth of brand new videos were uploaded to YouTube. No one could have imagined when the site was launched in 2005 that it would become so large and all-encompassing. At that time the …

The Power of Pinterest

The Power of Pinterest

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If your small business isn’t connected to weddings, home décor or fashion, you probably haven’t really considered even looking at Pinterest to help increase your marketing. After all, there are so many social media sites and you only have so much time, especially if you’re a solopreneur like many of us. I certainly never gave it a second thought, other …

What Metrics Should You Use To Evaluate Your Lead Magnet

What Metrics Should You Use to Evaluate Your Lead Magnets?

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If you’re reading this post, one of two things has likely happened: You’ve taken the leap to get a handle on your Internet marketing, did your initial strategic work, built your home page in WordPress, and developed your first Lead Magnet. But now you may second guessing yourself, wondering if it’s working, or proactive enough to realize that you need …

Six Steps for Building the Best Lead Magnet

Creating a Killer Lead Magnet: 6-Step Checklist

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A few weeks ago, we published a detailed and informative post on what Lead Magnets are and how to use them to attract, locate and hold on to prospective buyers so that when they’re ready, they become customers or even evangelists for your product or service. If you haven’t read that, even if you think you’ve already got Lead Magnets …

Maintaing a WordPress Site for Non-Techies

How to Maintain a WordPress Site (for Non-Techies)

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Back when the Internet first launched, long before Facebook or Twitter or even AOL, it used to be incredibly difficult to do anything on the world-wide-web. It was mostly like an old Ham radio club – made up of electronic bulletin boards, government nodes and university hubs. Even after AOL rose and fell and the popularization of the Internet exploded, …

Grow The Dream achieves new status as Infusionsoft Certified Partner

Grow The Dream achieves new status as Infusionsoft Certified Partner

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We are thrilled to announce we are teaming up with Infusionsoft to Help Small Businesses Succeed. As an Infusionsoft Certified Partner, Grow The Dream is able to expand our education and training services by joining a community that’s focused on helping small businesses reach new levels of success. We are committed to helping local business owners grow revenue through higher …

Don't Be An Egg

Don’t Be An Egg

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Have you wondered why people aren’t choosing to follow your social media profile(s)? Maybe your Facebook Page isn’t getting “likes” as frequently as you’d hoped, or maybe other Twitter users or Instagrammers aren’t following your business account back? It just might be because you’re an egg. What do you mean, I’m an egg? First, some quick background. It was about …