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The Power of Asking For What You Want

The Power of Asking For What You Want


Posted By Jeremy on Jul 24, 2016

Last updated: 06/14/17There is a myth in blogging that if you do everything right your site will become a success over time. In fact, this is a popular belief with just about everything in life, and it is a myth because it simply does not happen. The most powerful thing you can do in blogging (and life in general) is not become the best at what you do, but is simply this: ask for what you want. When it comes down to it the ones who...

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Last updated: 02/25/17One of the things that really annoys me about bloggers is that there is a lot of false advice going around about Facebook reach and advertising, and it’s all pretty comical when you start to think about it. Why is that? Well, most of it amounts to Facebook having an agenda to screw you over. There are ideas suggesting that your organic reach drops once you start advertising (it doesn’t), thoughts that...

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Last updated: 02/25/17For those who don’t know me, you should know that I am an engineer as well as a travel blogger- which at times is a very dangerous combination. When I try out something new to help my brand grow, I put together a test and log everything so I can get to the real reason for why something works. (We then write about it in our Blog Your Trip series to share it with you). Over the past year I’ve been...

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Last updated: 02/25/17It is a sad day in the world of social media when brand credibility and effectiveness is measured by the number of followers you have and not the type of content you publish and who it is going to. This phenomenon is especially true on Instagram because the service is so locked down that you really can only measure two things when sharing your account: the number of followers you have and the number of likes you...

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Last updated: 02/25/17It may come as a bit of a shock, but I hate working on Pinterest.  Yes, my second most popular social network (with 11,000+ followers) is one that I hardly paid any attention to for many years, and my results reflected that. I knew this was wrong, and many of my blogging friends who were getting tens of thousands of monthly page views from a significantly smaller audience told me that I was not reaching my full...

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