78 Marketing Tasks You Should Outsource Immediately

By Neil Patel


If you’re like me, you stay busy.

Running a business is a tall order in and of itself. When you throw marketing into the mix, things can quickly become overwhelming.

If you haven’t felt this way yet, you’re going to feel it soon: There just aren’t enough hours in the day!

Here is one thing I learned early on in my business: outsourcing will save your life.

I speak from personal experience. There’s no way I could have done what I’ve done without strategically and carefully outsourcing a lot of the day-to-day marketing tasks that took up my time and kept me from focusing …read more      

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Last Day to Save Big on Digital Commerce Summit

By Brian Clark

Digital Commerce Summit - Last Day for Early Bird Pricing

Today is the last day to get your tickets to Digital Commerce Summit, happening October 13-14, 2016, in Denver, CO.

The last day unless you want to pay much more, that is.

We’ve got great speakers, including Rand Fishkin, Tara Gentile, Jeff Walker, Laura Roeder of Edgar, Kevan Lee of Buffer, and Joanna Wiebe of Copy Hackers, plus Jerod, Pamela, Chris, Sonia, and me.

We’ve also got great networking parties, plus an exclusive performance by the band CAKE.

Digital Commerce Summit is an integrated single-track experience that will send you back home with dozens of actionable ideas, and many new friends …read more      

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4 Places Writers Leave Money on the Table

By Kelly Exeter

writers: where are you leaking money?

Sales copy, web copy, de-jargonized annual reports, useful blog posts, engaging email newsletters, podcast scripts, ghost-written business books … when it comes to content that writers are paid money for these days, the list is long.

But is no one knocking down your door asking for your expertise? Are prospects unaware of how you’re able to help them clearly and concisely communicate their thoughts? Why would that be the case?

Most likely it’s because your online presence doesn’t actually sell your writing services.

If potential clients don’t know you’re a “pen for hire,” or the type of “pen for hire” …read more      

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Explore the Content Editor Cosmos to Produce Out-of-This-World Writing [Infographic]

By Stefanie Flaxman

Explore the Content Editor Cosmos to Produce Out-of-This-World Writing

“Words are flowing out like endless rain into a paper cup. They slither wildly as they slip away across the universe.”

– The Beatles, “Across the Universe”

So, who’s responsible for taming wild words and presenting them in a straightforward format that’s engaging and educational?

Content editors, of course.

A content editor aids in the effortless comprehension of a writer’s message, and in today’s infographic, we’ll explore the content editor’s universe to discover key takeaways you can use the next time you review and refine a piece of writing.

Free cosmic goodness to share

Make sure to scroll to the end …read more      

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing a Compelling Article Introduction

By Neil Patel


Wouldn’t it be great if every single person who clicked on one of your articles read it from start to finish, unable to pull their eyes away from the screen?

I think we both know the answer to that question.

To achieve this goal, however, you must master the art of writing intriguing introductions.

Wait a second, you’re thinking. Writing introductions? Isn’t that kind of a small detail of a 2,000-word article?

Your article intro is not a small detail.

The introduction to your article is often the difference between engaging readers and having a bounce rate high enough to make …read more      

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