I liked this tagline found on growthsupply.com’s ‘Studio’ page.
I ran across Ali Mese while reading the post
. (Note: You might need to sign in on medium.com to read that post. The Do’s and Don’ts of Publishing on Medium.com . Otherwise, this article written by Rhonda Bradley can be found at The Manifest
The writer noted that Ali (at the time with 64,000 readers) consistently uses bold statements, easy-to-read strategies (subheaders, numbered/bulleted lists), quotes, video, and social media posts in his pieces.
I followed up on Ali and his
. (“Get smarter at building your thing.”) growthsupply.com site
Some relevant titles on the front page include:
A realization: It’s entirely possible that the more resources I send you to, the less you’ll need to check in here. While I’m not trying to steer you away, hey, if the destinations help you more than this blog, then I guess ‘mission accomplished’.
I promise I’ll keep plugging, myself.
Coopyblogger Editor-in-chief Stefanie Flaxman
to create a ‘web of content’. shares advice on using internal links
Title of post:
One Ridiculously Easy Blogging Ingredient that Satisfies Hungry Prospects
The post’s three suggested strategies:
Plan your links. Look for/aim for/point to connections between your posts. Choose intriguing words and phrases. Use terms that match or pique your visitors’ interests. (Ex. ‘call to action’ and ‘selling points’) Let your content inspire more content. Link back to previous relevant posts and add a reminder to further explore a concept in future posts.
** Because of the nature of sidehustlecurator, this post is a prime example of
, not as I do. do as she says
Also due to the nature of my blog, most posts are merely pointers to the better stuff. DO follow the links!
These are just a few points made during this
. YouTube Q. and A. by Drayton
Another favorite point (it wouldn’t fit on the infographic ;->):
“If you cannot find something interesting about what you sell –every day– there’s something wrong with you.”
Scroll to the
to learn of Drayton Bird’s accomplishments. bottom of this page
, Tim Stoddart pinpoints the strong points in each of the examples. 20 Call-to-Action Examples that Create Instant Leads
Included in the list:
OptInMonster Ramit Sethi Neil Patel Lyft Salesforce GetResponse
features Daniel Throssell of Side Hustle Nation podcast episode #404 PersuasivePage.com
Let your personality come through. (That’s Daniel’s #1 tip.) Create a lead magnet that folks will actually consume! Don’t ‘templatize’ [my term] your welcome email. Use personal stories, but keep them succinct. [Don’t evoke the ‘Ugh, this is filler!’ reaction.]
Gotta say, the Side Hustle Nation folks do a great job of listing the interview’s key points and their exact location for those of us who have an itchy fast-forward finger. Love that feature.
So, if you’re into freelancing, here are a few good tips that might help out, courtesy of Upworkers and Fortune Magazine.
How Ari Made $10,000 on Upwork in One Month
How I make $200k/year freelancing, my 10 tips for Upwork success
Here’s a related post from Forbes:
How to Succeed on Upwork as a Beginner
Build/leverage your skills Target your job filters Tailor your proposals Nail your phone interview Under-promise and over-deliver
, Cristian Mihai of In this post addresses bloggers’ doubts about the effectiveness of their efforts. [Note: Spend more time at his site.] artofblogging.net
A key excerpt from his
The Best Way to Learn Something Is to Try to Teach It section:
“In order to develop a beginner’s mindset we must:
be willing to admit that we know nothing let go of our desire to be right be curious to know more about the perspectives and ideas of those around us”
? aren’t we all just beginners
“Allow yourself to be a beginner. No one starts off being excellent.” ― Wendy Flynn
I’m always happy to learn the perspectives of others, so feel free to chime in.
**Yes, I should be taking more instruction on blogging and I’ll get to that, but my priority here is to help spread others’ wisdom and experience and resources.
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I have followed Syed Balkhi of
wpbeginner.com since 2017 and his content is always focused and relevant.
You are bound to be helped by
this wide-ranging list , [posted April 2, 2020 by Mary Fernandez for Balkhi’s ] which consists of the following word categories: optinmonster.com
Greed Curiosity Sloth Lust Vanity Trust Anger Fear
There’s also a link to a cheatsheet for the 700 words.
Here’s hoping you’ll get a conversion boost in the next week!