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Is the WordPress economy shrinking?

Is the WordPress economy hurting? Shrinking? I don’t know if you have heard this from folks, as you’ve been talking or thinking. Maybe you run an agency that focuses on WordPress websites and you’re starting to hear folks talk about, “We’re getting less leads.…

Becoming a better blogger

Becoming a better blogger is just like becoming a better guitarist There’s no way you become a great (or even decent) guitarist without picking up a guitar, grabbing a music book, learning where the notes and positions are, and this is the most important part, practicing the guitar.…

Expertise can disconnect you quickly. Choose Vulnerability.

The Expert vs The Experienced Learner Let’s say you’re about to teach something to an audience. You step on the stage. And in that moment, you have to determine your tone. Will the tone be of an expert who’s there to articulate and share information that ought to be trusted because of your experience and expertise?…

Inside Out vs Outside In Marketing

Inside Out vs Outside In marketing For the last few years I’ve been coaching and working with companies to help them – from a marketing perspective or from a product development perspective – shift the defaults of their thinking. The shift is one I felt like I had made several years ago and was now ready to systematize it in both product marketing and product development.…

The power of networking: the key for product developers

There are more smart people outside your company, than within it. It’s the law of numbers. Be adaptive.—@reidhoffman pic.twitter.com/waM5dJeIsF — Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) June 7, 2017 Let’s talk about the Power of Networking If you’ve spent the last several years becoming an amazing software developer, first let me just say that you’re awesome.…

How to turn a blog post into video – using Content Samurai

video-post-summary Have you seen videos like these? The other day I clicked a link on Twitter to an article that was on CNN. When I got to the post, I noticed there was a video at the top of the page. It may have even auto-started, but that wasn’t what surprised me.…

Evaluating the best WordPress LMS plugins of 2017

How do you choose from the best WordPress LMS plugins? A few years ago I decided to watch a show that I’d never heard about. It was called The Wire. I simply found it, decided to watch it, and then loved it.…

Email Gating for Videos – leveraging ConvertPlayer

Do you remember LeadPlayer? Long before there was the company and product Leadpages, there was another product that I purchased called LeadPlayer. It was a product developed by Clay (from Leadpages) and his lead developer, Simon Payne. It was the first product I purchased from those guys and I loved it because it made email gating (when it comes to videos) really easy.…

Work Smarter, Not Harder: Learning Faster

There’s never enough time If you’re like me, you know that there’s always more things to learn. More stuff to master. Our jobs don’t get easier they get more expansive. And while it’s a wonderful thing if you’re ready for it, most of us aren’t ready for it.…

14 Things To Do After Launching a WordPress Site

Your website launch isn’t the end of the journey, it’s just the start. Here are the 14 things you can’t forget to do after launching a new WordPress site. Your Post-Launch Strategy Most of us get super excited when it looks like we’re close to launching a new WordPress site.…

Janet Louise Stephenson 2017-06-01 16:35:14

Integrated health requires the pursuit of balance in all areas of your life: physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, financial. The post appeared first on Janet Louise Stephenson.…

When buying or selling, are you focused on price or cost?

Can I tell you a story about a refrigerator? Years ago I went to a store to help a friend buy a refrigerator. It was, as you might expect, a pretty boring trip. When you compare refrigerators, you look at the features, the capacity and the price.…

How to use zapier for your hubspot stripe integration

Are you using a CRM? A while ago I wrote an article covering the best CRMs for small teams. Some freelancers and agencies wrote me and told me their favorites. But others told me they didn’t really want to spend any money on a CRM when it was just them and their clients.…

Are you using testimonials?

Can we talk about using testimonials? Today I just want to ask you some simple questions. Questions that frankly I spent many years not asking myself. It’s all about using testimonials. And in case that word is foreign to you, it simply means quotes from other people (normally clients) who brag about you.…