It’s the end of the month! Let’s look at interesting, helpful things from all over the internet!
Oh, we should all read this a million times: 5 tips for launching a product without annoying your readers. (P.S. did you know about my app and my calendar that are coming out?)
Continue to deliver high value to readers during the launch period that is outside of the launch. So while we’re certainly promoting the eBook during the above launch there’s also the normal level of blog posts going up on the blog about other topics. On a typical week on dPS I publish 14 tutorials – during a launch week it remains at this level. The same thing is true on social media – we continue to share great content on social that is not related to the launch. So anyone who doesn’t want to buy the eBook still is getting other value out of the site during the launch.
Need visual inspiration? Here are five great resources.
This is The Most Helpful: 37 tips for writing emails that get opened, read, clicked.
Stop talking about your list. Stop talking about subscribers. Write as if you’re emailing one person only. It instantly makes your emails more personal.
Quit wasting people’s time. Only email when you have something truly valuable or helpful to say.
Be useful. Don’t just email when you need something from your readers. Be helpful. Be generous. Be friendly. Be like real friend.
Some out-of-the-box ideas to get traffic to your site.
7 ways to avoid small business burnout. (#6 x 1,000)
Need to install social media icons on your blog? Here’s a super easy tutorial.
What awesome things have you been reading lately? Leave links in the comments!