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MediShare Review: A Christian Health Insurance Alternative

My MediShare review below was originally written in 2009 when I was investigating them, but has been continually updated (now for 2018) as I’ve been using them for almost 10 years.  Hope it helps!  If you are in a self-employed situation like myself or just looking for a Christian health insurance alternative, you may want to consider Medi-Share. It is the alternative to health insurance … [Read more...]

A New Free Resource and an Empathetic Approach to Copy

Coming out of the intensity of our annual Certification launch, the Copyblogger team this week has been all about refocusing... Continue Reading The post A New Free Resource and an Empathetic Approach to Copy appeared first on Copyblogger. Article by Copyblogger. Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

70+ Budget Categories To Consider for your Budget

In order to have an effective budget, you’re going to need some basic personal budget categories to start. Determining the budget category to use isn’t always easy, especially if you’ve never made a budget before. Start your budget off right . . . here are some of the best budgeting categories to set you off on the right foot. Making Your First Budget The budgeting categories … [Read more...]

Practical Success Advice for Creative Professionals

There’s a bizarre myth in our culture that we have to choose between making a living and being creative. That... Continue Reading The post Practical Success Advice for Creative Professionals appeared first on Copyblogger. Article by Copyblogger. Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

10 Meaningful Ways to Pursue the Success You Deserve as a Writer

We’re always all about sending love (and useful advice) to our community of writers, but this week we were particularly... Continue Reading The post 10 Meaningful Ways to Pursue the Success You Deserve as a Writer appeared first on Copyblogger. Article by Copyblogger. Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Become Ruthlessly Productive by Tightening Up These 3 Systems

Okay, maybe not “ruthlessly.” But we all have lots of things we need to get done, and that means we need smart strategies to work efficiently — without compromising quality. This week, we shared some adjustments you can make to your systems that will help you kick your productivity into a higher gear. If we’re Read More... The post Become Ruthlessly Productive by Tightening … [Read more...]

3 Resources for Creating More Courageous Content

Sometimes, we’re fearless with our writing and content. We know what we want to say, and we pour it onto the page with passion and courage. Other times … not so much. Nerves or a lack of confidence can keep you from publishing excellent work. This week, we’ve got three resources that will get more Read More... The post 3 Resources for Creating More Courageous Content appeared … [Read more...]

How ‘Serious Games’ Can Unlock Your Success as a Writer

This week, we dug deep into getting serious as professional writers — and how sometimes, the key to doing that is turning more of your professional habits into games. One of the most common problems writers face is difficulty coming up with ideas. But on Monday, Stefanie Flaxman explored why “good ideas” don’t always produce Read More... The post How ‘Serious … [Read more...]

Create Content Success with a Cohesive Content Experience

One of my favorite things about content marketing is the ability to create an experience. Instead of buying a single ad, you can use different kinds of content to do different work strategically. This week on Copyblogger, we shared ways content can create an experience for your audience and help you strategically move people in Read More... The post Create Content Success with a Cohesive Content … [Read more...]

Avoid ‘All-or-Nothing’ Advice to Get Smarter about Your Business and Marketing

Most sites that teach digital business and marketing have absolutist prescriptions. “You must do this.” “You must never do that.” But the web is a complicated place. And rigid, black-and-white advice will only take you so far. This week, we talked about three ways to navigate the subtleties of conducting business online. On Monday, Stefanie Read More... The post Avoid … [Read more...]

YouNoodle and Denmark for Entrepreneurs

Start-up Denmark Teams Up With YouNoodle To Find High-Growth Startups New partnership aims to attract global entrepreneurs interested in building and growing innovative companies in Denmark Start-up Denmark (www.startupdenmark.info), a new initiative of the Danish Government designed to attract talented entrepreneurs with world-class business ideas and YouNoodle (www.younoodle.com), a startup … [Read more...]

RoadLok Secures Your Motorcycle

RoadLoK designs, manufactures and distributes the world’s only physical motorcycle immobilizer. Its product offering includes a retail product line for end users along with private labeled product for major OE manufacturers and licenses on RoadLoK technology. Before RoadLoK, based in Santa Monica, California, made it to market, the only option a rider had was to use a dangerous disc lock to … [Read more...]

Sensoglove Is First Digital Golf Glove

Sensoglove has developed the world’s first digital golf glove Patented Wearable Technology with Sensors throughout the Glove – No App Needed Brings Digital Training to Golf to Avoid Bad Habits — Corrects “Death Grip” for Accurate & Powerful Swing, Realtime Audio & Visual Info at 80 Times per Second Easy to Use, Based on Feedback from International PGA Professionals … [Read more...]

How Not to Be a Dirty, Rotten Spammer

Email is an incredibly effective way to nurture prospects and leads, and pave the path for those folks to make a purchase. But so much marketing email goes horribly, horribly wrong. If there’s one thing nearly everybody hates, it’s spam. It wastes our time, it insults our intelligence, and sometimes it can even trick or scam us. But not all spam is created on purpose. Lots of … [Read more...]

How to Avoid the ‘Idea of Entrepreneurship’

Today’s guest on Hack the Entrepreneur is a freelancer turned agency owner and entrepreneur. His first introduction to working for himself was doing side-work after hours. Eventually, he was able to quit his job and freelance full-time. He expanded to a physical office and had 11 full-time, salaried employees with clients all over the world. Family and health reasons forced him to step away … [Read more...]

Proof That Grit Is the Only Way to Reach Your Potential

In our culture, much is made of natural ability. But natural ability is nothing without grit. In fact, without grit, natural ability can actually be wasted. Recent science tells us that grit can accurately determine who will graduate from high school or West Point or even win a spelling bee. In other words, grit is an indicator whether or not someone will reach his or her potential. But what is … [Read more...]

What to Do When You Absolutely, Positively Must Know if Your Content Will Rock

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on June 29, 2011. We’re running it again today to honor DIY media and the endless possibilities for your business when you’ve built a loyal audience. Ever had a great idea, and then started to doubt yourself? Or maybe you’ve already executed on that great idea, but you’re hesitating to launch. Maybe it’s an article, or an ebook, or a new product or … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Write a Seductive Sentence

Here’s the thing: Your sentences don’t have to say much. They just have to say the right things. When you are trying to get people to respond to your articles, subscribe to your email newsletter, buy your products, or donate to your cause … you need to write seductive sentences. And you need to do it naturally. Here’s how to do that. In this episode of Rough Draft with … [Read more...]

Deadly Conversion Busters: Building a Targeted Audience

Lots of people talk about “traffic,” but how can you attract more of the right people? How can you grow an audience of people you can help the most — people who will see success from using your products and services, and who will be long-term, loyal customers? In this episode of The Mainframe, hosts Chris Garrett and Tony Clark reveal: Why you need to constantly look for ways to … [Read more...]

Passion Projects, Clarity, and the Evolution of No Sidebar

As an online entrepreneur, No Sidebar host Brian Gardner is learning just how crucial being agile is to running a successful business. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with being involved in a personal project — especially when you’re passionate about it — but continually keeping your audience in mind is always a good thing. Over the last couple months of running No Sidebar, … [Read more...]

Why Your Mom Was Right About Blogging

It’s a good thing your mom taught you everything you need to know to become a well-respected, successful blogger, isn’t it? What’s that? Your mom never taught you anything about blogs? Because blogs didn’t exist when you were growing up? I beg to differ. I’m going to bet that she really did teach you everything you need to know. She just may have forgotten to say … [Read more...]

What Does It Mean to Be a Showrunner?

So … what exactly is a “showrunner” anyway? And what does it take to be a successful one? The Showrunner hosts Jerod Morris and Jon Nastor define the term and explain what separates successful Showrunners from all the rest. In this episode of The Showrunner, hosts Jerod Morris and Jon Nastor discuss: What essential lesson about building an audience can we learn from the very … [Read more...]

This startup raised $220 M Even Before Its Launch

Fundraising is definitely the most terrifying and exhausting process. You have a brilliant idea, you know it will work, you know how to make it work, you believe in it but that doesn’t matter. What matters is what the investor thinks of your startup. You need to work a lot to sharpen your selling skills and impress an investor. But maybe some start-ups are really lucky. What else can you say about … [Read more...]

Small Business Ideas 2015: Set up an Online Store

Are you looking for small business ideas but get overwhelmed by the amount of ideas? Your clueless state of mind needs more assistance. You need more information on each of the small business ideas you come across. Only that can help you take a right decision. Therefore we’re going to help you understand the topmost small business ideas in a clearer manner. Today, we are going to talk about … [Read more...]

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