I think at many times I’ve asked myself “why am I not getting more subscribers to my list?” Or what am I doing wrong with list building? Well in this post I’m going to point out some things I’m doing and help explain “Why You’re Not Building Your List”. I like to try to get…

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One of my favorite quotes is from Benjamin Franklin who said “A mistake is truly a mistake if you learn nothing from it.” And I think the same thing is true with our marketing efforts.   Many times we start a project or task and it doesn’t go exactly the way we planned. That includes…

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While updating a site for a push of the new version of WP Affiliate Toolbox I realized that I hadn’t checked the stats in awhile. Generally this is something I try to do on a monthly basis but I tend to get a bit busy and well, as I’m sure the same thing happens with…

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This is something many business owners never even think about but it is a good idea to know your competitors. One of the reasons is knowing what you are up against. Think about this, do you think a sports team puts their uniforms on and takes the field with no idea who they’re playing against?…

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Welcome to the Frank Deardurff Show – It’s official – I’ve published my first podcast episode! As of this post I’m waiting for iTunes approval but I’m guessing it should appear there soon. You can listen below or on your favorite mobile device once we are approved. The plans are to publish this show every…

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Ok I posted this on Facebook but figured it was a good rant for my blog as well. 😉 I’m not sure if I fully understand Apples Marketing plan – I get the iPad mini (maybe) I mean it seems like they’re trying to back step to grab the kindle fire market. But I DON’T…

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I really enjoy listening to music, and I listen to a lot of different types. I utilize music to get me in a mood, out of a mood, motivate me or calm me down. One thing I’ve noticed with music more and more is they’ve over niche’d the genres. What I mean by this is…

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My wife and I really enjoy watching the Celebrity Apprentice each season, and this year is no exception. I know for myself, I like watching the ideas and creativity they come up with. But something has caught my attention on almost every episode this season. At first I tried to keep it to myself then…

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Ok this may seem like more of a web guy rant, but I’m also wanting to inform you so that maybe you will understand why I think addon domains can be a very bad thing for your online business. Before I get into why I dislike them let me clear up the domain differences. Besides…

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I’ve talked about this before but I feel it’s important to cover again because everyone is always looking for ways for better conversion and improving sales. In my post before I explained how website visitors are affected by different colors not just of how it appeals to them but how it psychologically affects them. Today…

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