How To Write A Good Blog Post – It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it!

The average attention span of a person in 2015 is 8.25 seconds, down from 12 seconds in 2000. That is that three quarters of a second less than the average goldfish, who clocks an average of 9 seconds. (Source) Go human race! Meanwhile “how long” people stay and interact with your website is playing an increasing role in how well your website ranks in Google. Bit of a pickle if you ask me. So how do you write good blog posts for your website that have the highest likelihood of capturing the attention of your ADD audience? Well, there’s always
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The Irrational Fear That Could Be Suffocating Your Success

Why are people terrified of starting their own business? I just came across this video from Seth Godin and it really resonated with me and after you watch the video, I want to share why it was such an ‘ah-ha moment’ for me… So now let me explain why this video really resonated with me… Last Thursday, I arrived home in Vancouver after a six-week tour in Australia and Asia where I spoke to over 2000+ people who were interested in starting their own business on the Internet, but of those 2000 people only a small percentage will ever take action
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Top 10 Internet Marketing Trends and Predictions for 2015

— WEBINAR TRANSCRIPT– Hi, everyone, Derek here. I wanted to talk about what I see coming in the year ahead in the world of ecommerce and in the world of Internet marketing. It’s always fun to make some predictions, and then sort of reflect back and say, “Hey, what did I get right?” What I did this year was, I said, “Hey, let’s make ten formal predictions. Okay, what do I think is going to happen in 2015? What do I see coming? What are the things that I think as Internet marketers, as online businesses that we need to
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5 Goal Setting Rules You Must Follow If You Want Maximum Results in 2015

It’s that special time of year for entrepreneurs around the world… Time to reflect (and hopefully celebrate) what you’ve accomplished over the past 365 days and time to start planning what you’re going to accomplish over the coming year. Unfortunately many of the well meaning individuals who invest the time to set goals with the best of intentions and pursue them with gusto will unknowingly set goals that are either a) meaningless or b) unachievable. To help you avoid these goal setting traps I’m going to share my top five goal setting ‘rules’. These are the goal setting rules I have used to
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Website Speed Optimization: 10 Tips To Decrease Page Load Times, Get Better Rankings & Make More Sales

For every second it takes for your website to load you are leaving money on the table. The most recent studies show the average person using the web had an attention span of a measly 8 seconds in 2013 (and I doubt it has gotten any longer in 2014). This means that if your website is not optimized for speed most people will leave before ever making any sort of meaningful interaction (i.e. buying your stuff!). And keep in mind, 8 seconds is an average. That means that there is a huge percentage of your visitors that have attention spans that are even less than
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Firefox Says “Goodbye Google, Hello Yahoo”… and Bing Is The Big Winner!

On December 1st Mozilla began rolling out Firefox 34 and the very first change highlighted on their new feature list was a doozy… Yes, you read that right. In a bold move, Firefox dropped Google as the default search engine after striking a 5 year deal with Yahoo! to become the default search engine in the North American market. Now Firefox is far from the biggest browser but its marketshare is nothing to sneeze at… Also keep in mind, the above graph only represents desktop browsers and although Firefox is pushing into the mobile marketplace with an iOS version on
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