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STO43: 5 Steps to Creating a Winning Lead Magnet

STO43: 5 Steps to Creating a Winning Lead Magnet

By on Nov 12, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes If you do not yet have a lead magnet in place in your online business, this podcast episode may very well change your life. A lead magnet is something you offer of high perceived (and actual) value in exchange for a visitors information, typically a name and email address. It is the...

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STO41: How to Optimize Google Analytics

STO41: How to Optimize Google Analytics

By on Jul 27, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Narrowing the gap between customers and website visitors takes a lot of optimization. Optimization, though, requires you to measure things… and the better you measure, the better you can optimize for results. One of the best tools available for you to measure your website visitors is Google Analytics. It’s free, and it pumps out a ton of data about your...

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STO40: Website Optimization Series – About Page

STO40: Website Optimization Series – About Page

By on Jul 15, 2014 in Podcast | 1 comment

Aside from buying your products and services or contacting you directly, there isn’t a clearer way for a visitor to your website to say, “I want to know how you can help me” than by clicking on your About Page. It is, often times, the gateway through the doors of the buying continuum – the page where your most relevant target demographic will...

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STO39: How to Move Forward, Faster

STO39: How to Move Forward, Faster

By on Jul 4, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes Regardless of whether you’re new in business or a seasoned vet, we all get stuck sometimes, and we all wish that we could move forward just a little faster through our own mental resistance. In this episode, I talk about a powerful message that I learned from Dan Sullivan – so...

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STO38: 12 Must-Know Blogging Tips – Part 2 of 2

STO38: 12 Must-Know Blogging Tips – Part 2 of 2

By on Jun 25, 2014 in Podcast | 2 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes Note: This episode and show notes page is Part Two of a two-part episode series on must-know blogging tips. If you have not yet listened to Part One, I recommend you do so by clicking here.  In Part One of this two-part blogging tips series, you learned about why having a blog is one of...

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STO37: 12 Must-Know Blogging Tips – Part 1 of 2

STO37: 12 Must-Know Blogging Tips – Part 1 of 2

By on Jun 25, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes Late in 2013, Facebook rolled out an update that affected millions of business owners who have Facebook Pages. The update significantly reduced organic reach and therefore engagement and conversions greatly suffered. For a time afterwards, the solution seemed to be a $5 bill –...

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STO36 – How to Write Copy that Sells with Jon Benson

STO36 – How to Write Copy that Sells with Jon Benson

By on Jun 16, 2014 in Podcast | 3 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes Copywriting is one of the most valuable skills to have as an effective marketer. It is the art of strategically delivering words (spoken or written) that compel people to take an action, whether it be reading the rest of your blog post or buying your awesome new product. Years ago, Jon...

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STO34: Website Optimization Series – Thank You Pages

STO34: Website Optimization Series – Thank You Pages

By on Jun 8, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes Very recently, I was working later than usual to finish up some last-minute client stuff and decided to run over to a local fast-casual drive through for a quick salad. My wife wasn’t feeling well and was down for the count, so I drove alone. It had rained all evening… the...

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STO33: The 4 SEO Pillars and The Current State of SEO

STO33: The 4 SEO Pillars and The Current State of SEO

By on May 30, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes In 2012 and 2013, Google alone rolled out over 60 algorithm changes and data refreshes – the biggest update being Penguin 2.0. This impacted billions of search queries and with that, website visitor numbers and revenue for many website owners. Essentially, Google has become...

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STO31: Inbound Marketing vs. Outbound Marketing

STO31: Inbound Marketing vs. Outbound Marketing

By on May 23, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes What do you think a random person would say if you randomly walked up to them and asked, “what is marketing?” I guarantee you would hear something like, “uhhh, well it’s those big billboard things, and TV ads and radio commercials and that annoying junk mail I...

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STO30: Strategic Email Marketing and List Segmentation Best Practices with Dan Faggella

STO30: Strategic Email Marketing and List Segmentation Best Practices with Dan Faggella

By on May 19, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes Here’s a fact: The people who are on your email list are all different – regardless of what niche your business is in. People have different fears, desires and challenges, and they have individual reasons for being on your list. Have you considered that? What if every time...

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STO29: 10 Significant Web Design Trends

STO29: 10 Significant Web Design Trends

By on May 16, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes One of the most important aspects of business is your website. It serves as the virtual front door to your brand and like walking into a brick-and-mortar business, first impressions count. In this episode of the Smart Time Online podcast, I reveal 10 significant web design trends that...

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Facebook Retargeting, Twitter Ads and Content Marketing – How to Profit HUGE with Molly Pittman (PLUS a Day in the Life of Working at Digital Marketer)

Facebook Retargeting, Twitter Ads and Content Marketing – How to Profit HUGE with Molly Pittman (PLUS a Day in the Life of Working at Digital Marketer)

By on May 12, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Episode 28 Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes About two months ago, Facebook changed the game (again) for PPC (pay-per-click) advertising by introducing their own in-house Facebook Retargeting. Last year, Twitter introduced Twitter Ads. On top of testing ROI and determining best practices with regards to all of...

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STO27: Do What You Want To

STO27: Do What You Want To

By on May 8, 2014 in Podcast | 1 comment

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes I recently watched a 16 minute short documentary that changed my perspective on many things I was doing. This episode is about that shift in perspective and how it can help you take one of the biggest steps forward in your life. Show notes will be posted soon.   ...

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STO26: 3 Steps to Building and Growing an Online Community

STO26: 3 Steps to Building and Growing an Online Community

By on May 7, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes Communities are the lifeblood of society. When you get an engaged group of like-minded people together with a common interest, passion and purpose as part of a community – magic happens. With my experience of creating, managing and participating in communities across many markets...

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STO23: How to Make $1 Per Subscriber Per Month

STO23: How to Make $1 Per Subscriber Per Month

By on Apr 26, 2014 in Podcast | 3 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes The difference between being broke and owning website that makes profits is something that has been true in business since the beginning of time: The difference is simply arithmetic. Math.  The broke “business owner” doesn’t know his numbers. The broke business owner...

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STO21: Jeff Brown on Communicating Like a Pro

STO21: Jeff Brown on Communicating Like a Pro

By on Apr 21, 2014 in Podcast | 4 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes With 26 years of award-winning radio broadcast experience and host of a top-rated business podcast, Jeff Brown is no stranger to communication. Jeff subscribes to the notion of connecting with your audience in an intimate way, by “inviting your listener to the table” and...

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STO21: 7 Ways to Double Your Email List

STO21: 7 Ways to Double Your Email List

By on Apr 18, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes We all know that the more subscribers we get, the more sales we make – and to be honest, I can’t think of anyone who wouldn’t want to double their email list. The thing is, most people think they have to increase their traffic to grow their list. And to increase...

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STO20: Justin Brooke on Scaling Your Marketing

STO20: Justin Brooke on Scaling Your Marketing

By on Apr 14, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes Generating traffic to your website can be one of the most frustrating parts of starting a business online. With Google constantly updating their search engine ranking algorithms, the only way to ensure you gain a position among your targeted keywords is to create consistent content that...

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STO19: How to Write Email Subject Lines That Get Opened

STO19: How to Write Email Subject Lines That Get Opened

By on Apr 11, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes Once your business is established, email headlines are one of the most important aspects of online marketing. According to Econsultancy’s 2014 Email Marketing Industry Consensus, email remains the highest leveraged internet marketing activity for companies, toppling even SEO....

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STO18: Kate Erickson of Entrepreneur on Fire Talks Facebook Ads, Virtual Assistants and Productivity Tools

STO18: Kate Erickson of Entrepreneur on Fire Talks Facebook Ads, Virtual Assistants and Productivity Tools

By on Apr 9, 2014 in Podcast | 15 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes It’s not often that you meet a team that is as down to Earth, approachable, giving and knowledgeable as the two behind Entrepreneur On Fire. In episode 6, I had the privilege of interviewing John Lee Dumas, host of the Entrepreneur On Fire podcast. Today, we get his better half....

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STO 17: 5 Tech Trends That Are Changing Business Online

STO 17: 5 Tech Trends That Are Changing Business Online

By on Apr 7, 2014 in Podcast | 2 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes Less than 10 years ago, Facebook didn’t exist. Bluetooth technology was all the rage, and cellphones we’re just starting to come with megapixel cameras. Times were changing, and they were changing fast; if you had a business that was rigid against the changes in technology,...

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STO15: Vince Reed on Generating Traffic, Leads and Value

STO15: Vince Reed on Generating Traffic, Leads and Value

By on Apr 2, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes In this episode of the Smart Time Online podcast, I talk with Vince Reed from My Internet Traffic System, who came up in the digital marketing industry without a list, contact, or an ounce of knowledge in this arena. Since then, he has positioned himself as an expert in generating...

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STO 14: The 5 Building Blocks of an Online Business

STO 14: The 5 Building Blocks of an Online Business

By on Mar 31, 2014 in Podcast | 2 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes Chances are, you have a plan in mind for your business. You’ve dreamed about what it would be like in a year from now, and you may even have your goals written down on paper. If you’re really committed, you may have even followed John Carlton’s advice, with a letter...

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STO12: Trevor Page Talks About Survey 2 Sale, His Conversion Boosting Website Widget

STO12: Trevor Page Talks About Survey 2 Sale, His Conversion Boosting Website Widget

By on Mar 26, 2014 in Podcast | 27 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes In this episode, you’ll learn how a new sales conversion widget, Survey 2 Sale, can boost your sales conversions by simply adding it to your sales pages. How it works: Survey 2 Sale includes incentives (discounts, bonuses, etc.) for answering a series of survey questions. It comes...

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STO11: How to Increase Average Customer Value

STO11: How to Increase Average Customer Value

By on Mar 24, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes If you’ve owned or operated a business, you know how important it is to increase average customer value. It can make or break a business, yours included, if it goes ignored. While sifting through my podcasts episode topic idea bank, I started thinking that if someone understood...

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STO 10: 5 Creativity Rituals for Boosting Your Income

STO 10: 5 Creativity Rituals for Boosting Your Income

By on Mar 21, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes As an entrepreneur, you no doubt run into creativity road blocks. It’s a human thing. Creativity isn’t just something that comes to you with any “aha” moment and we certainly can’t command it with a simple thought. But there is a way to become more...

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STO 9: Jeff Moore Reveals Why Preeminence is at the Forefront of His $35 Million Dollar Company

STO 9: Jeff Moore Reveals Why Preeminence is at the Forefront of His $35 Million Dollar Company

By on Mar 19, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes If you’re employing traditional marketing practices in your business, you’re setting yourself up for a very slow and laborious process for growth. Fundamentally, you can still grow your business using this approach. But if you want explosive, exponential growth, Jeff Moore...

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STO 8: Part 2 – 10 Email Marketing Quick Win Strategies

STO 8: Part 2 – 10 Email Marketing Quick Win Strategies

By on Mar 17, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes This episode is Part 2 of a 2-part episode series. To listen to part 1, click here. In Part 2 of the Email Marketing Quick-Win series, we dive into more actionable email marketing quick-win strategies (6-10). We start with a story of how to “change the conversation” so you...

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STO 5: Stop Guessing Who Your Avatar Is!

STO 5: Stop Guessing Who Your Avatar Is!

By on Mar 10, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Click here to subscribe to the ‘Smart Time Online Podcast’ in iTunes Truly understanding who your target prospect is plays a critical role in selling or promoting your products or services. By figuring this out and then targeting in on this specific “person” will allow you to better position your business, and grow your profits. By now, you...

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STO 4: How to Monetize Leads on Autopilot

STO 4: How to Monetize Leads on Autopilot

By on Mar 4, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

If you do any business online, chances are you’re collecting email addresses (and if not, what are you waiting for?). With changes in how Gmail, Yahoo and other major email service providers display emails with commercial intent, it is becoming increasingly more and more challenging to build and maintain a high quality list. But without one, you’re still...

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STO 2: 5 Ways to Improve Your Website Today

STO 2: 5 Ways to Improve Your Website Today

By on Mar 3, 2014 in Podcast | 1 comment

In this episode of the  Smart Time Online podcast, I reveal 5 website improvements that, if implemented ASAP, will immediately increase your websites traffic, conversion and engagement. Most of these implementations are something that can be applied to your website very quickly, and require minimal coding. Just a bit of thinking. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL...

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STO 1: What To Expect

STO 1: What To Expect

By on Jan 27, 2014 in Podcast | 4 comments

The Smart Time Online podcast was created for YOU, the entrepreneur who wants to optimize their business conversions and create funnel systems that get money on auto-pilot. Each episode uncovers actionable strategies for lead gen, marketing and sales funnels, social media, and advanced digital marketing conversion practices. Co-hosted by some of the most respected...

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