Why prospects believe you are expensive and what to do about it

I am not immune to seeing price over value When people question our prices, dismiss our products and services as expensive, or call us a rip-off, it hurts. “They don’t understand!”, we say. But it is OUR job to help them understand. What can you do? This came to mind because of a conversation that was going on in a maker community I am part of. Someone was calling out a useful … [Read more...]

Authority Websites: Show AND Tell

Authority Pro WordPress Theme It’s not enough just to have a website, or even to have an attractive website full of useful content. In order to succeed as the go-to person in your niche, you need to communicate your authority with your website You need to communicate your authority through your design, your layout and your content. What do we always say? People need to know, like and trust … [Read more...]

Top 30 Website Sales Of All Time

A lot has changed since we first published Top 30 Website Sales Of All Time back in March 2009. In this, our 2017 update we feature some brand new websites such as JET.com and Lynda.com. All 30 website sales have been at valuations of over 1 Billion USD and the largest grossing exit was for 26.2 Billion! Truly starting a website is still one of the best routes to riches! If you are planning to … [Read more...]

The 100 Richest Internet Entrepreneurs

Find out which entrepreneurs have made the most money from their internet businesses with the all-new IncomeDiary rich list! The post The 100 Richest Internet Entrepreneurs appeared first on How To Make Money Online. … [Read more...]

Getting Started Vlogging Using Your Smartphone

Vlogging can be challenging, scary, technical, but it doesn’t need to be. More people are starting to create video using just their smartphones. Let’s take a look! Yes, despite my shyness and allergy to being on camera, I am vlogging. I’m not saying I am good yet, just that I started and people seem to be enjoying them Primarily, I blame Chris Brogan: Blame @chrisbrogan … [Read more...]

21 Smart Ways To Increase Website Value

The subject of building website value – attracts a lot of conflicting opinions! Worse still, there is a multitude of so called online “website value” calculators that claim to tell you how much your website is worth! Think about it – how can any website claim to give you a website valuation, without knowing your revenues, your profit? No wonder website owners get … [Read more...]

Top 10 Content Creation Steps For Bloggers

When it comes to content creation, writing a blog post and hoping for the best is not an option! Top quality content takes time, effort, energy, resources, and knowledge. In this article, we have put together a blueprint for how we like to publish content at IncomeDiary. It is an approach that has consistently worked for us and it will for you. Enjoy! The 10 Most Important Steps For Successful … [Read more...]

10 things I have learned about business and start-ups over the last 10 years

It’s 10 years since the end of Performancing, and I just had a work anniversary at Copyblogger/Rainmaker Digital, so what have I learned in the last 10 years? You’re not the customer – Empathy is paramount. No sacred cows. No ideas are “stupid”. I told Mike Stelzner he was crazy to start a new conference. Yeah. There are no stupid questions, other than the one you … [Read more...]

Ray Edwards Copywriter Interview – How to Write Copy That Sells

The Step-By-Step System for More Sales, To More Customers, More Often When asked who impresses me most in selling and persuasion… I don’t mention a great statesman or politician or business leader or even a top sale closer… No, for me, the greatest salespeople are the writers of persuasive sales copy! One such person is Ray Edwards. Lets face it, sales often gets a bad name – but not … [Read more...]

10 Article Headline Examples That Got Us 10 Million Readers

Creating engaging headlines is the most important part of copywriting. It’s also the most fun. Don’t be afraid to put a significant amount of mental energy into your headlines… Your title is what audiences recall, even more so than the content itself. It’s what’s displayed in the search results and their bookmarks menu – setting the stage for the entire blog … [Read more...]

How To Sell A Website For The Most Money Possible

Before you sell a website, you need to know this… Most “website valuations” are based on dated and flawed thinking Thinking that leaves the entrepreneur selling a website out of pocket! In this article Website Selling Authority and good friend of IncomeDiary, Clinton Lee shows how the entrepreneur can get more for their online business (or indeed any business) than they thought. … [Read more...]

7 Secrets To Writing A Best Selling Book That Sold 2 Million Copies!

How To Write A Best Selling Book… Most successful bloggers dream of writing a best selling book one day. A book that will impact the lives of MILLIONS! In this article best selling author Jerry Gillies reveals his own personal secrets on how to write a best selling book. Jerry wrote the 2 Million selling best seller MONEYLOVE back in 1978 – in the days before the Internet and Amazon. … [Read more...]

Digital Marketing News: Power of Brand Affinity, Digital Ad Revenue Beats TV & Instagram Influencers

Consumers Connecting with Companies and the Power of Brand Affinity [Infographic] A new infographic reveals the top reasons why consumers feel connectied with brands and the results are telling. Affinity comes when consumers feel that a brand cares about people like themselves, and when the company is run by people like themselves. Social Media Today Desktop and Mobile Ad Revenue Surpasses TV for … [Read more...]

7 Secrets To Writing A Best Selling Book

How To Write A Best Selling Book… You can Write A Best Selling Book Most successful bloggers dream of writing a best selling book one day. A book that will impact the lives of MILLIONS! But just how possible or easy is it? In this article best selling author Jerry Gillies reveals his own personal secrets on how to write a best selling book. Including plenty of tips you can apply to everyday … [Read more...]

The Best Website Broker of 2017

Every year since 2011, incomediary.com has conducted independent research on website brokers, working together with industry experts and finance professionals. Here are our top three picks for 2017 when considering a website broker to sell your online business. Summary: Our top recommended website broker is www.digitalexits.com Overall Ranking: 1st 2nd 3rd Website Broker: Best For Most Businesses … [Read more...]

Top Tips for Making the First 30 Days in Your New Content Role Really Count

For me, starting a new job is always a steady mix of overwhelming excitement and sheer terror. I think about all of the things that I am going to accomplish (very quickly of course) and then at some point realize that the comfort of knowing the in’s and out’s of my previous job, are now gone. As someone that has worked in numerous marketing and content roles throughout my career, … [Read more...]

Behind the Marketing Curtain: An Interview with Influencer Marketing Wiz Amisha Gandhi, SAP

From emerging social media channels to the rise of artificial intelligence, the exciting cyclone of change often drops us marketers into unfamiliar territory—and we have to find our way home. Thankfully, the marketing industry is flush with talented marketers leading the way, and we often look to them for tactical insights to navigate the winding road and avoid fields of deceiving poppies. … [Read more...]

Supercharge Your Marketing at Digital Summit Los Angeles #DSLA

Coming off the supercharged sun, surf and sand themed social media extravaganza of SMMW17 in San Diego last week, I am now literally sitting on a beach. Here on the West coast of Costa Rica, with the waves crashing, birds singing their songs in the trees and the distant sounds of kids laughing as they play in the sand, it's a great time to reflect and look forward. Before I completely check out of … [Read more...]

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The Queen of Facebook Tells All on Generating Facebook Marketing ROI

True to form, Mari Smith kicked off her presentation at Social Media Marketing World last week by sharing her full bio in the form of emojis and poking fun at her own mixed accent which immediately put the packed room at ease. When someone with experience like Mari takes the stage, you perk up and get ready to have a deluge of knowledge dropped on you in a short amount of time. Her session (which … [Read more...]

Aw, Snap: Everything You Need to Know about Snapchat for Business #SMMW17

“Social media evolution is inevitable. All you can do is evolve along with it.” - @carlosgil83Click To Tweet Snapchat is a platform seemingly designed to confuse people of a certain age. Let’s say those of us who were high school age or older when Bill Clinton was president. If you’re in that demographic, you probably didn’t immediately “get” Snapchat’s minimalist UI and self-destructing messages. … [Read more...]

Superheroes of Social Media: Your Must-See Guide to #SMMW17

In a past life, I was a minor internet celebrity. One big perk to that dubious career was being a vendor at San Diego Comic Con for seven straight years. Our little indie booth saw visits from superheroes and celebrities alike. Doctor Who, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, DC & Marvel Comics: It’s truly a nerdy paradise. Now I’m headed back to the convention center for a different kind of meetup: … [Read more...]

B2B Marketers Are Way Behind on Influencer Marketing and Here’s the Solution

Influencer Marketing is a hot topic, but what is really working, what isn’t and what are the future trends for marketers? Those are the questions we set out to answer in the research report: Influence 2.0: The Future of Influencer Marketing. With analysis from Brian Solis of Altimeter and a research partnership between Traackr and my agency TopRank Marketing, enterprise marketers in North America … [Read more...]

12 Helpful Tips for Effectively Using Social Media at Events

From industry conferences to professional summits to intimate roundtables, most of us marketers have attended at least one real-world event to learn, be inspired, represent our brands, and network with one another. And after attending the 2016 MarketingProfs B2B Marketing Forum last fall, I can tell you one thing’s for sure: The face-to-face time you get with industry thought leaders, peers, … [Read more...]