Sarah Peterson

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How Do Blogs Make Money? 10 Ways to Monetize Your Blog [The Ethical Guide]

It’s like clockwork.<p>Every time I’m introduced as a “blogger”, one of the first questions that slips out of the mouths of my new acquaintances goes …

15 Actionable Strategies to Grow Your Email List (Even If You Have No Traffic)

Let me guess.<p>You <i>know</i> email list building is the <b>#1 thing you should be focusing on in 2017</b>.<p>But you don’t have the traffic to support it. So what I’m …

Marketing

7 Email Opt-in Mistakes Sabotaging Your Conversions (& How to Fix Them)

Let me guess.<p><i>You want to grow your email list</i>.<p>So, <b>knowing</b> <b>you</b> <b>need</b> <b>an email opt-in offer</b> <b>for your website</b>, you put your head down and spent sleepless …

The Biggest Career Decision of My Life Isn't About Money ... It's About Love (And Yours Should Be Too)

How do you make career decisions?<p>Not the little ones. The big, looming, “This choice will shape everything I do for the next few years and impact the …

Hung Up

Launching a Podcast: How Noah Kagan Got 10k Listeners in One Month

Have you ever wondered how to launch a successful podcast?<p>And not just any run of the mill podcast… we’re talking about a successful podcast that …

Marketing

The Sales Email Manual: The A-Z of Writing Emails That Convert

This email from last week stopped me in my tracks (please excuse the typos, I’m keeping this fresh and authentic):<p>We’ve got a <i>ton</i> of guides on how to …

13 Email Marketing Trends to Follow in 2017: A Sumo-Sized Guide

Want to hear something that’ll make you feel <i>old</i>?<p>1989 - <i>that is, almost 28 years ago</i> - was the year that the concept of the world wide web (the …

Marketing

The 7 Step Guest Posting Process to Guarantee Email List Growth

What if I told you that there’s a way of growing your email list by the hundreds every month?<p>Instead of incrementally increasing your traffic, this …

How 35 Top Influencers Grew Traffic from 0-10K Visitors (in 30 Days or Less)

Let me guess.<p>You built your website. You’ve tweaked it to conversion perfection. You post on social media. You’re doing everything right…<p><b>But your</b> …

9 Pricing Strategies to Explode Your Revenue (Backed by Psychology)

Get ready, because what I’m about to say is… well, it’s depressing:<p><i>You’re probably pricing your product or services wrong.</i><p>I know this because <i>most</i> …

Product Management

The 3 Irrefutable Cornerstones Behind Writing Content That Matters

<i>What do you want from your content?</i><p>Pardon the italics. I’m not hissing at you like Professor Snape. I’m just curious, because the answer differs from …

34 Conversion Rate Optimization Tips to Blow Up Your Email List: A Sumo-Sized Guide

Now that you've got the spreadsheet, let’s get into the strategies.<p>Strategy #1: Create an Opt-In Offer<p>How much traffic does your site get every month?<p>…

Marketing

Is Your Blog Designed Wrong: 10 Things We Learned Analyzing The Best Blog Templates Around

You know what my #1 worry was when I started my blog?<p>It wasn’t what I was going to write about. It wasn’t even if people would read my stuff (I had a …

Growing a Site from 0 to 10k Visitors in a Month: Noah Kagan Edition

Grow your email list extremely fast<p>Supercharge your traffic if you embed the giveaway on your site<p>Increase your brand’s awareness<p>Here’s exactly how …

Marketing

9 Reasons Why Your Calls to Action Aren't Performing (& How to Fix Them)

You’re proud of your website.<p>You’ve worked hard on your offers.<p>You think you know your audience like the back of your hand.<p>But no one is clicking …

Marketing

We Know What’s Attention-Grabbing: What We Learned Analyzing The Top 1% Of Scroll Box Pop-Ups

Hey. Scroll down a bit.<p>Yep, that’s good. Just a bit farther, down to the next line (I promise it’ll be worth it).<p>See that pop-up in the bottom right …

The Anatomy of A Facebook Call to Action (That Actually Gets Clicked)

Do you know which social media platform brands use the most?<p>Twitter. 79% of a business’ social posts will occur on Twitter.<p>But guess where the …

How to Get the RIGHT People To Buy: Marketing Segmentation For 2016

Does this sound like you?<p><i>I followed all the advice online, created an awesome product and even threw in a discount for that product. But no one is</i> …

The New Social Sharing Trends: What We Learned Analyzing 200 Million Shares

Did you know you’re twice as likely to share something to Pinterest on <i>desktop</i> rather than mobile?<p>Or how about that feeling when you realize people …

Social Media

SEO Handbook: 17 Essential Blog SEO Tips You MUST Follow to Rank

Imagine you just published an article you spent countless hours creating. Which one of these results would you rather have?<p>This:<p>Or this?:<p>In the first …

How to Build an Email List: 85 List Building Strategies (A Sumo-Sized Guide)

You’ve heard over and over again that email marketing is one of the most profitable marketing platforms available.<p>You’ve heard that the “money is in …

Marketing

Stuck on what to write? Try these 13 types of content

You’re probably already aware:<p>Content marketing is one of the most effective ways to increase your traffic, conversions and sales:<p>B2B businesses that …

Marketing

6-figure Blogging: How to Monetize A Blog Video Course (in 30 days)

Want to hear some grim statistics?<p>An author averages only 8-15 cents on every dollar made on their own book.<p>The “average” YouTuber with 5K views per …

Using (Free) Facebook Marketing For Massive Site Traffic: A Sumo-Sized Guide

<b>Bonus Material:</b> Facebook Marketing Checklist<p>It’s your biggest frustration.<p>The thing that keeps you up at night. That makes you want to bang your head …

How to Start Your Business Using One Simple Exercise

Have you ever wanted to start something – a project, business, or task – and couldn't figure out where to start?<p>Me, too.<p>But lately, I've been asking …

A Simple Guide to Overcoming Your Fear of Quitting Your Job for Meaningful Work

I don't know when the shift happened.<p>I went from thinking I could never quit my job, to sitting down with my boss and confidently informing her that …

10 Actionable Steps to Discover Your Unique Skills

Can I tell you a secret?<p>For a long time, I believed there was nothing I was specifically good at.<p>Sure, I knew I liked to read and that I was okay …

How to Find Work You Love

You want to find work you love.<p>You want to know that you're making an impact. You want to feel excited about what you're doing.<p>But the problem is, …

Do This One Thing Every Day to Guarantee Success and Do Work You Love

That's the dream, isn't it?<p>Guaranteed success.<p>Waking up every morning to do work that you love.<p>It sounds like this is an exclusive right held by …