The View from Above the Clouds in Your Virtual Business

One of my favorite things about being an entrepreneur with a virtual business is that I can work from anywhere. Well, anywhere that has an Internet connection and my computer, that is – and these days, that’s a lot of places!

In fact, as I write this blog post I’m in an airplane high above the clouds looking down at the sunny Grand Canyon. How lucky is that? (I kind of wish I were down there right now with a backpack and a walking stick…)

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How to Write Something They Actually Care About

Today I read that there are an estimated 45 billion webpages live on the Internet as of April, 2016. Even a week from now, a month or a year from now, can you imagine how that number will have exploded?

Talk about a crowded market!

With so much happening on the Internet, how can you craft something that actually stands out to your market? That people will care about, and that will be helpful to them?

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The Secret to Becoming a Guest Blogger on Big Platforms

Most businesses and entrepreneurs now recognize that blog content is a huge factor when it comes to driving traffic to your website, educating your audience, and staying relevant in your field. Being a guest blogger for big platforms can HUGELY help build street cred and stay relevant!

In fact, in 2015 Hubspot found that B2B marketers that blog receive 67% more leads than those that do not.

The article goes on to say:

One of the biggest benefits of blogging is being able to attract high quality leads – even when you’re not working. The more a lead has contact with you, the more likely you are to make a sale. If you’re putting out valuable content on a consistent basis, you’ll be surprised how much your leads will skyrocket.

Even your old blogs can get you noticed if they’re relevant and answering a question many visitors are searching for. Make sure you’re constantly updating older blogs so they continue to bring in the high-quality traffic.

So, if you’re not blogging yet, you should be! But my guess is that if you’re reading this article, it’s not so much a question of whether or not you are blogging, it’s a question of, “now that I have all this great content, how do I get people to see it?”

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