7 Posts To Read If You Care About Your Business + Blog


Are you looking at this blog post thinking “Well, that’s a cop out, Sarah.  You didn’t even write anything!  You just linked to a bunch of helpful, informative stuff!”

And while that is true, dear reader, there’s a method to my madness.  Link round ups are a great way for me (or you or any business/blogger) to help out their readers/customers and build relationships with the people they’re linking to.

Also: I wanted an excuse to feature that hilarious sheep print.

Is it time to abandon Facebook?
First, the minute you actually depend on Facebook for your business, they will change their terms of service in a way that causes you pain.  Second, “engagement” does not equal “customers.” I see too many coaches in particular who have magnificent engagement on Facebook. They get tons of shares and comments and likes. But that’s not translating into business. That’s not marketing, it’s an annoying hobby.

The art of getting retweets.

How to write emails that get an immediate response.

15 WordPress user errors that make you look silly.

You probably already know that guest posting on other blogs and hosting guest posts is one of the best ways to network and boost traffic.  Here are two great (free!) downloadable worksheets to help get you pointed in the right direction.

Got a product that’s not selling as much as you want?  Here are 8 ways to boost your sales.

It’s totally possible to take great product photos using just a bright seamless background, natural light and free photo editing software.  Yes, really!

Have you read any particularly helpful posts lately?  Leave links in the comments!


image by art california, for sale here.

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7 Comments

Julia

Retweets: decoded. Finally. As a writer – and as I’ve commented here before – I am confident in my content, but have neglected to reach out to other bloggers for the simple reason that there are just so many darn bloggers out there. But taking one step at a time and following the threads of blogs I like leading to other blogs has been a good way for me to get my feet wet. SO here I am, Julia at Feed Me Daily: confident, snarky, recovery and storytelling expert.

melissa

Thanks! The internet is so wonderful because there is a huge audience to be taken in for practically no cost. But at the same time, all of this free content we’re expected to supply usually just attracts people who want free content!

Jen

Thanks for these links, Sarah!I did indeed find one WordPress error making me look silly. Super helpful, thanks again.

Jen

Jenelle

Sarah you’ve rounded up an amazing collection of advice & insight- I’m honored that you choose to include 8 Ways to Boost Your Sales.

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