I’d be the first to say that working hard really sucks! Especially when you’re working hard and not enjoying the ride to success. I believe that if you want to be successful, finding a great strategy and tools that you can leverage will benefit you in the long run so you can focus on other things.
Growing a blog and home business can be simple and fun, but the fact of the matter is most of us tend to complicate it to the point that it becomes frustrating. If you want to grow your business, you want to use an indirect approach, and make use of productive tools to do so. Why? Because you want to learn how to attract the right people to you and what you have to offer.
In this case you want to project what will appeal to others that will lead them into becoming interested in you. You will catch the attention of your audience if you just stand out a bit. Yes, it’s hard for us introvert to get use to this idea, but there’s always a smart way for both introverts and extroverts to accomplish this!
This is why I gathered up these specific posts for this round up. I believe these specific bloggers will show you how to work smart and to think like an entrepreneur. They will show how you can optimize tools that will visually appeal to your target audience as well as to think like a true, successful solopreneur. So let’s get into what each one has to say!
How To Use Pablo By Buffer To Add Images To Twitter
It’s said that a picture is worth a 1,000 words and when it comes to twitter this could mean a 1,000 tweets. How? Branding, that’s how! When it comes to our target audience we want to be able to lead them into who we really are and one good way to do this on twitter are with images.
Have you ever wondered how do some people tweet so many images within a short time? If you’re purchasing stock images, then they can become costly for the majority of us. But there’s a smarter way! Why not use a tool that already have the images in them as well as quotes that inspire you. Yes it’s possible! You want to see how?
Well look no further, because Ileane Smith introduces Pablo By Buffer. Using this tool will be cost effective, and if you already have a subscription to buffer, that’s even better because now you can also put Pablo into great use. With Pablo, you can easy tweet out images with your favorite quote all from a click of a button. You can either send them out manually or queue them in buffer. So if you’re interested, check out Ileane’s youtube video about this great tool!
Are There FREE Tools That Generate Blogging Ideas
Many of you set up a schedule to publish a certain number of blog posts within a certain time span. I make an effort to publish a post once a week, 4 times a month, but you know what? Sometimes there are those dry spells where I can’t think of anything to write.
Not that I can’t think of anything to write, but you don’t want to regurgitate the same topics over and over again. It starts to sound like a broken record after a while. Especially to those veteran bloggers that seen it all before!
So what can you do to generate some great blog topics without sounding like a broken record?
Well guess what?
There are actually some FREE tools that can assist you with this. Ivan Bayross wrote a great post about different Blog Generating Tools that are quite helpful. I actually have been using three of these tools and my blog headlines have been improving. You should definitely read Ivan’s post if you’re struggling with coming up with topics or if you’re looking for other tools that’ll help you with your future blog headlines.
12 Tools You Didn’t Realize Could Send You More Blog Traffic
You want more traffic right? We all do! But you know what I’m tired of hearing? It’s cliche to hear people say “you have to work hard to get to where you want to go”. I know there’s much more too it than just working hard. If just working hard was all that matters to become financially successful than there would be a lot more rich people in general.
Working hard is just part of the equation and working smart is another major element. One of the most beneficial ways to really get over that hump is to leverage online tools that will get you there.
In this post Shirley Pattison shares some Overlooked Online Blogging Tools that can help us get better results with our blogs. From writing great headlines to analyzing tools, you definitely don’t want to overlook this blog post. You could find the solution to a long time problem that can catapult your blog.
The Advanced Guide To Emotional Persuasion
Because us humans buy off of our own emotions more so than for logical reasons. You don’t believe it?
If you don’t, then you need to read this detailed post by Shanelle Mullin. She breaks down what emotions are common when making your effort to persuade someone to purchase from you.
Then from there, she goes into what words, headlines, and colors that aid in the triggering of your target markets emotions to lead them to ‘their promise land’ 😉 Yes, there are certain rules of the persuasion game that you want to follow, and learning this Guide To Emotional Persuasion will definitely do the trick!
Visme Review: Awesome Graphics, Infographics, Presentation Online
When I was a kid I didn’t like to read as much. The only way to get me to read any book was if they had pictures in them. I would first go through the book to look at all of the pictures to see what I had to look forward to and then go back to read.
Now days it doesn’t matter for me. As long as the book is interesting, then I’ll read it. But you know what? When it comes marketing online, most people are visual and visual content is the way to go in order to appeal to them. It’s more engaging and your shares will go up whenever you add images to your content.
With that said, another great tool to check out is Visme. Enstine Muki does a great job with his Review of Visme. With this tool, it can catapult your blog to newer heights because of all the different features it contains. So if you’re interested in making your blog posts a bit more appealing to your audience then I definitely recommend that you not overlook this review.
3 Unconventional Ways Professional Bloggers Can Increase Revenue
There are so many entrepreneurs and solopreneurs with this mindset that they ended up not making any money at all. In fact, they “invest” in products or services that are FREE.
Now, I learned that you attract who are like you in many ways. If you invest only in what is FREE then you’re going to attract mainly those that want have to same mentality. Is anyone going to make any money? Not at all!
This is why Kurt Kummerer wrote this post on 3 Unconventional Ways Professional Bloggers Can Increase Revenue. He points out how purchasing products or services can actually exponentially grow your revenue by using 3 examples from his offline experiences he had accumulated over 14 years in sales. So make sure you read this post and see how you can apply his examples to your blog.
How Did You Like These Posts?
When it comes to blogging, you want to be able to catch the attention of your true online audience. In a lot of cases it’s not enough to just write a post and hit the publish button and wait for your traffic to appear. There are certain tactics and tools that you want to use in order to appeal to your audience.
You also don’t want to be a “cheap” solopreneur either. Yes there are some free tools, products and services that you can use that will be valuable to you. But you’re goal as a solopreneur is to generate income via your blog. With that said, you want to invest in those things that’s going to help your audience solve their problems or obtain some other goal as well as generate revenue for yourself.
So with having said that, please leave me a comment below and let me know how you liked these posts. Are you already using some of the tools mentioned here? If so, how are they working out for you? Have you seen any gains from the products you invested in? What strategies are you using to generate income? I look forward to reading your comments!