How To Tap Into The Power Of Story To Get Your Ecourse Participants Better Results

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There’s a reason that the entertainment industry is a billion dollar business: we’re endlessly fascinated by stories.

We love a good storyline in a movie, a book, or a video game… even around a campfire.

So the question is this: why would an online course be any different?

For many years now, we’ve been following the academic way of creating courses… but let’s check:

If someone where to ask your 7 year old self if you’d rather “do your homework” or “listen to a story”, you’d likely opt for the story.

Human beings are wired to learn via story, but often the power of story is exploited to market an ecourse rather than teach it.

Although I’m often guilty of delivering my courses in a more academic way myself, I’m getting more and more excited about the new ways we’re pioneering to educate, inspire, and enlighten… beyond sharing mere facts.

With that end in mind, here are 3 elearning tips and tricks you can use incorporate story into your next online course: Click To Continue

3 Little Known Ontraport WordPress Integration Tricks To Automate Your Business

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Looking for more ways to automate your business?

If you’re an Ontraport user, you’ve already invested in one of the most powerful tools available to automate your business… but are you using this power to its full potential?

A CRM/email marketing system like Ontraport is only half the equation for most online businesses. The other half of the equation is your online business website.

That’s why so many entrepreneurs – and their tech teams – are searching for more efficient ways to establish a solid Ontraport WordPress integration.

And we’re ready to help with these 3 little-known Ontraport WordPress integration tricks that will polish your online business automation.

The great thing about these tricks, too, is that they utilize WordPress plugins that are specifically designed to integrate with Ontraport… so you can use them with your current tagging system and sequences. Let’s take a look:

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WordPress Membership Management Plugin: Successful Online Business Case Study

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Can a simple WordPress membership management plugin really make a difference to your business’ bottom line?

Yes! We know that AccessAlly is our WordPress membership management plugin that helps entrepreneurs create amazing online spaces for their own clients…

That’s one of the reasons why I’m so excited to showcase Naveed & Sonika’s membership site in this case study.

But the coolest thing is this: not only is this site built with AccessAlly, but it’s also designed with the principles of the Login Optin™ Strategy throughout the workflow of her business.

This dynamic duo – tool & strategy – has been key to a solid online success. Let’s take a look. Click To Continue

How I Got My First 1000 Subscribers: The List Building Strategies of 12 Successful Entrepreneurs

How I Got My First 1000 Subscribers

What’s the best way to build up your email list?

There are so many great strategies out there – and the sheer variety can be overwhelming. Is one method really better than the rest? Or do they all “work” the same?

This question intrigued us enough to ask 12 successful entrepreneurs how they managed to get their first 1000 subscribers. The wide range of answers proved one thing:

It’s not a one-size-fits-all operation.

For some, blogging has served as the foundation of all list-building efforts. Others have seen success with paid ads, Facebook groups, or even in-person networking.

So let’s take a quick dive to see what the process looked like: Click To Continue

5 Habits Of Highly Successful List Builders

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Call it what you want: list building, lead generation, customer acquisition… If you’re in business, you need to be building an audience of potential customers that are likely to become paying clients down the line.

Unfortunately, list building is an activity that is often overwhelming and that falls to the bottom of a busy business owner’s todo list. Yet, it’s one of the most reliable predictors of revenue growth, because customers are the lifeblood of any business.

Instead of sharing “yet another list of lead generation tips”, I’d like to share some of the habits that successful list builders use to keep growing their audiences year after year. Click To Continue

5 Steps to Boosting Your Blog Traffic with Pinterest

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This is a contribution by Pinterest Powerhouse Sarah Morgan.

Question…are you using Pinterest to share other people’s blog posts…or are you using it to skyrocket your own?

A few years ago, I had boards and boards FILLED with recipe posts and makeup tutorials and design inspiration. And even though I was blogging almost every day, it was rare that I would take the time to pin my own content. And even rarer that I’d see any traffic as a result.

But over the past two years, Pinterest has become the #1 referrer to my site. Absolutely obliterating Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Pinterest now brings in over 95% of my traffic from social media and 75% of my overall traffic.

It took some experimenting, and strategizing, and lots and LOTS of pinning, but I’ve finally nailed down exactly how to set up my profile, how to design my blog posts, and what to pin to get a serious boost in blog traffic.

And since Pinterest is such a monumental marketing tool for my blog + business, today I want to share 5 steps to get your Pinterest game going too! Click To Continue

The World Will Crush Your Ideas If You Let It… But There’s a Better Way To Launch Your Online Course

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You’re ahead of the curve. An early bird. A trail blazer.

Because you know you’re onto a killer idea. One that’s going to transform your niche – and your business.

There’s just one more step, though: you have to get this amazing idea out into the world: it has to be launched.

But at this point, you’re sitting at a crossroads… because the world will crush your ideas if you let it. There are so many roadblocks that can get in the way (from ourselves and those around us!). There are so many online course launch ideas that we can be left confused and worried.

And the fear that failure might happen can keep us from launching with confidence.

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AmbitionAlly Certified Partner Spotlight: Jamie DuBose, Marketing Automation Specialist

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Today, we’re so excited to be able to feature one of our amazing AmbitionAlly Certified partners: Jamie DuBose.

She’s the woman you want to hire BEFORE your next launch.

Jamie DuBose is the CEO of ZenplicityNow.com. She helps profitable entrepreneurs make strategic marketing decisions that consistently improve their business & increase their revenue. Her expertise lies in creating targeted, high-performing campaigns that track & use behavior-based subscriber metrics to sell more units to a more engaged audience.

In other words… if you’re looking for new ways to improve your business reach, Jamie is ready to help! Click To Continue

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