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Live Chat During Webinars: Don’t Use the Default Setting

Live chat is a feature in almost all the webinar tools I've been reviewing. Chat is a familiar interface and it gives attendees on your webinar an easy way to interact with you as well as with each other.

But just because something is common doesn't mean it's good or reasonable.

In fact, I think in most cases, you should not use your webinar software's default setting for live chat. In this video, I'll explain why.

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WordPress Comments: Disqus, Jetpack, Facebook Comments or Livefyre?

Comments have always played an important role in blogging and content marketing. If you’re familiar with my product creation process, you also know that for me personally, comments have been an important source of insights into what exactly my customers (and potential customers) want out of a product.

If you have a WordPress website, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a commenting system. Apart from the default comments that come part and parcel with WordPress, you can also choose from these alternatives: Disqus, Jetpack Comments,Facebook Comments, Livefyre Comments and SolidOpinion.

Read on to discover the pros and cons of each solution, as well as my personal favorites.

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How to Get More Blog Comments – IMP#28

In this podcast episode, you’ll learn my 3 best strategies for getting more comments on you blog posts and we’ll analyze why one of my recent posts got so many more comments than any of the others…

…but perhaps more importantly, we’ll also answer the question: should you actually care about blog comments or are they just another useless vanity metric that will have you chasing your tail?

Listen in to the episode below to find out:

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Are You Ignoring the First and Most Vital Conversion?

The purpose of your website is to bring you more business. Because of this, you’re most likely to focus your time and attention on the end of the funnel – the part where you make money.

As important as it is to optimize those last steps in the funnel, it can also be a dangerous distraction from what might be the most important conversion your website has to achieve.

Watch the video below to see what this most important conversion is and discover 5 simple steps for optimizing it:

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Why a Mailing List Needs to be Part of Your Business, Starting Now

No matter what your online business model is, building a mailing list should be part of it.

For all of the online business ventures that I’ve been a part of, email marketing has always stood out as the most profitable traffic source. I personally created a long-lasting, full time income, seeded from a small mailing list of just a few hundred subscribers and none of my businesses would be nearly as profitable as they are today, without email marketing.

In this post, you’ll learn exactly why it’s time to start building a mailing list and you’ll discover the two factors that separate awesome mailing lists from weak ones.

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