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Make WordPress 3x Faster Using this Plugin

If a website loads too slowly, most potential customers will bail and go to the competition. SEO also uses page load speed in it’s ranking algorithm. Website speed is important, but there are so many WordPress cache plugins out there that promise to speed up your site and they are complicated to install. I have found the perfect solution to this problem! In this video tutorial, I will show you the exact plugin I used to make a client’s website 3x faster making it 94% faster than all the other websites tested.

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Online Marketing

Top 5 Reasons Your SEO Website Ranking is Suffering & Top 8 SEO Mistakes to Avoid

I cannot tell you the number of times I have been asked “why doesn’t my website show up on the first page of Google when I type in {fill in the blank with keyword of choice}”?  There are a lot of reasons why a website ranking may be low, but in this article, I focus on the top 5 reasons why your SEO website ranking is suffering and the top 8 SEO mistakes to avoid.

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Online Marketing, Organization, Productivity, Tech Tutorials

How to Organize Content Upgrades Using Evernote

I know that in order to increase the number of subscribers to my newsletter, I need to offer content upgrades. If you haven’t heard of them before, it’s a way of enticing people to sign up for your newsletter by offering something for free. I try to offer a download of some sort for free with every blog post I write, but I realized that there are times when I could reuse content upgrades to save me time. That’s when I realized I needed to organize my content upgrades better so I came up with a template that I am going to share with you today!

In this video tutorial, you will learn how to use Evernote to organize your content upgrades so you can easily reuse them in future posts.

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Online Marketing, Organization, Productivity, Tech Tutorials

How to Create an Editorial Calendar Using Evernote

I was overwhelmed when I started planning out my blog content. I had so many amazing things swirling around in my head that I wanted to share with other solopreneurs and I quickly got it all down in Evernote. But, then it started to spiral out of control and I couldn’t figure out how to organize all my content so I could easily plan what days I would blog about what. I became paralyzed and unable to actually write anything or create any videos because I didn’t have a plan! If you are just getting started and you feel OVERWHELMED by how to organize your content and plan it all out, I’m here to help.

In this video tutorial, you will learn how to use Evernote to organize your amazing ideas into a editorial calendar that will give you a quick overview of your upcoming content and what is left to be done.

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Productivity, Tech Terms

What is CRM and the Top 6 Reasons I chose Insightly

A few years ago, I decided to ramp up my efforts to connect with my clients by sending a thank you gift after completing a major project. I tried various ways of keeping track of who had received a gift so that, you know, I didn’t send one a week later because I couldn’t remember if I had sent it or not. But no matter what I tried, I couldn’t find a solution that made it easy to track my client interactions. The number of clients I was juggling at one time was also increasing steadily to the point where I was lying awake at night running through a mental list of every project and where the project was in the pipeline and what tasks I needed to accomplish the next day.

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Productivity, Tech Tutorials

How to Automate Email to Insightly Leads Easily Using Zapier

Do you often get new client leads through email? In this video tutorial, I will show you how to set up Zapier to automate adding new leads to Insightly by forwarding emails to a special email parser. Sounds complicated, but it’s super easy to set up and I know it will save you a ton of time and prevent you from forgetting about new leads. Best of all, Zapier is free to use to get started so you can try it out and see how it works for you.

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Tech Terms

What is API and how do I use API keys?

What is API? I get asked this question a lot. I’m here to help you by defining what API is and how you can find an application’s API Key to automate your workflow.

When you meet someone for the first time, there are certain social rules to follow when you are exchanging pleasantries. If a person is standing with his arms across his chest like a bouncer, it’s probably safe to say he’s not interested in small talk and you should avoid any unnecessary chatter. On the other hand, if someone comes up to you with a big grin and gives you a huge hug, you know that person is ready and willing to talk to you and most likely lives in the south. An API is similar to this. API stands for Application Program Interface.

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Productivity, Tech Tutorials

How to Automate Email to Insightly Tasks Easily Using Zapier

In this video tutorial, I will show you how to set up Zapier to automate adding tasks to Insightly by forwarding emails to a special email parser. Sounds complicated, but it’s super easy to set up and I know it will save you a ton of time and prevent you from forgetting about important tasks. Best of all, Zapier is free to use to get started so you can try it out and see how it works for you.

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Productivity

Free Productivity Planner Worksheet using the Pomodoro Technique

Tell me if this sounds familiar. Yesterday I woke up with a HUGE TO-DO list of things to accomplish, but by noon, I hadn’t done any of it. Instead, I had been bouncing around from trivial task to trivial task with things that seemed important at the time, but turned out to be pure busyness or procrastination. Today, I decided to stop that cycle by creating a system for daily accountability to productivity. I am so excited to share with you my free Productivity Planner Worksheet. Instead of reactively waiting to be productive, proactively plan to be productive.

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