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10 Ways to Make Money in a Free World

Free is coming. We all know how artists and are at risk from filesharing; now digital manufacturing and 3D printing mean that no industry is immune. But the same technology that enables easy piracy also offers a huge opportunity: artists and businesses can share what they do at low cost, while building relationships with fans.So how can you embrace free, while finding the superfans who will help you thrive? How can you make money in the Free world? Here are ten ideas to reshape your future. Welcome to the Curve.Nicholas Lovell is an author and consultant who helps companies embrace the transformative power of the internet. His blog, GAMESbrief, is read by those seeking to learn how digital is transforming gaming - and how to apply that knowledge to other industries. His clients have included Atari, Firefly, nDreams and Square Enix (creators of Tomb Raider), as well as Channel 4 and IPC Media. He is a columnist for Gamasutra, a contributor to the Wall Street Journal, and his articles have appeared in TechCrunch andWired. He lives in London.

Starting a Successful Blog when you have NO CLUE!: 7 Steps to WordPress Bliss.... (Beginner Internet Marketing Series Book 1)

FREE Blogging Course Included!! STEP-BY-STEP: A Proven, Easy-to-Follow System to Starting a Wordpress Blog from Scratch(Part 1: Technical Set up)You have thought about starting a blog, but always put it off, because tech stuff really scares you?You often wondered how top bloggers actually make money? - and what training they had to become successful?Or you might be a freelancer / business owner trying to use the internet to spread the word about your products and services?This book will teach you how to start a cool blog the smart way - no prior experience is necessary - and you might even have fun along the way….Building a Foundation for Blogging SuccessWhile some guides promise to get you started with a blog in under an hour - or even 5 minutes - the reality is quite different. Like with anything new there is a small learning curve and the occasional frustration. Sure, you can rush through it and quickly set something up - without any design or features. But that’s probably not a good success strategy. This book is not about starting a “quickie” blog, but about building a solid foundation for long term success. (Wordpress site).This includes advice from some of the most successful bloggers in the world, like the guys behind ProBlogger, CopyBlogger, Moz and BoostBlogTraffic who have generated a combined income of more than 50 Million Dollars through their blogs.A well-thought-out Strategy will get you there a lot fasterStarting a successful blog is not just about learning the technical aspects. That is only the beginning - and even there your choices can make or break you, right from the start. We will cover the different aspects you need to consider for each of the 7 Steps described in this book, including choosing a marketable domain name, a good hosting company, mailing list services - and monetizing strategies.You will find that - with a few pointers - starting a successful blog is - by far - not as complicated as you might think. Though it will take more than just an hour…;-)Thanks to an amazing software called WordPress, it has become very easy to start and manage a blog without paying expensive designers or learning complex “code”.If you are comfy with MS Word, a Wordpress site will be a breeze…More importantly, it will soon become fun to design your own Wordpress site and update it yourself. You might even help others to start their Wordpress blog….This book follows a proven 7-Step formula with numerous screenshots to illustrate each step.It will give you the tools to get started with your new Wordpress blog in easy-to-understand language and provide you with a massive resource chapter for further training.Here is what you will learn:Step #1: What is WordPress and why do all successful bloggers use it?...and why you should avoid third party platforms like Blogspot/Blogger, Weebly, Wix, etc. at all cost!!Step #2: Web Hosting - Finding a good home base for your blogStep #3: Creating your Brand - Choosing and registering your domain nameStep #4: WordPress Set up: - A first look at your site & featuresStep #5: Pick a Theme - Styling your site to awesomenessStep #6: Plugins, Mailing Lists & Google Analytics - Turning your blog into a performance ninjaStep #7: Blogging & Marketing Training - Learning from the MASTERSWould You Like To Know More?Download now and learn how to start your blog today!Scroll to the top of the page and select the BUY button.

The 7 Day Authors Guide To Amazon Ads: Your Step-by-Step 7-Day Guide To Launching Your First Amazon Ads That Build Your Readership and Sell More Books (The 7 Day Author Series)

Advertising is a muscle that takes time to build; but what if you could flex that muscle over the next 7 days and start seeing results? The 7 Day Authors Guide To Amazon Ads is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to planning, building and launching Amazon Ads to help you sell more books and grow your readership. Amazon Ads is an incredible platform for positioning your books in front of your ideal readers, at the right time (when they’re actually looking for their next read) and in the right place (on the world’s largest online book retailer). However, launching in to Amazon Ads without having a true understanding of the platform, your goals, your strategy and without a solid foundation in place, you could find yourself running ads that:- Aren’t converting and- Aren’t generating a profit......resulting in you making major advertising decisions based on emotion rather than logic, which is a dangerous situation to be in. An alternative scenario would find you in a place where your ads are running profitably, you're selling more books than ever before and your readership is growing every single day. This is absolutely possible once you have your Amazon Ads dialed in and refined. The 7 Day Authors Guide To Amazon Ads will guide you through the step-by-step process that I use to run Amazon Ads on a daily basis. Here’s what we’ll cover over the next 7 days:Day 1: Understanding Amazon AdsDay 2: Building Your FoundationDay 3: Amazon Ads Formats (and which one you should start with first)Day 4: Finding Relevant TargetsDay 5: Creating Your First Amazon AdsDay 6: Key Metrics and OptimizationDay 7: Your Next ChapterAt the end of each Day, I’ve laid out a 10-20 minute Action Step for you to take that will help you to keep moving forwards and implement what you’re learning, ensuring that you start seeing results fast. Your Bonus ResourcesOn top of the 7 days of actionable content in this book, you will also get access to several pieces of invaluable FREE bonus resources that will help you in your quest to plan, build, launch and track your Amazon Ads:- Ads Tracking Spreadsheets- Audience Targeting and Tracking SpreadsheetIn addition, I’ve also put together a FREE 3-Part Video Training Series For Authors to help you take everything you learn in this book to another level, and show you step-by-step, over my shoulder how to run ads on the BIG 3 advertising platforms for authors; Amazon Ads, Facebook Ads and BookBub Ads. Start reading The 7 Day Authors Guide To Amazon Ads today and just a week from now, you can be running profitable Amazon Ads that are selling more copies of your books, expanding your readership and ultimately, building your author career.

Entrepreneurial behaviour

This 20-hour free course explored the personal aspects involved in transforming an innovative idea into an entrepreneurial product.

The 7 Day Authors Guide To Book Advertising: Your Actionable Guide To Building A One Page Book Advertising Strategy For Your Author Career In Just 7 Days (The 7 Day Author Series)

Advertising your books and building a successful author career comes down to 3 core building blocks:Traffic > Conversion > ProfitYou need to attract the right readers to your books on a daily basis (Traffic)You need to turn those interested readers into paying customers (Conversion)And ultimately, if you want to build a sustainable, long-lasting career as an author, you need to put some money in your back pocket (Profit)The 7 Day Authors Guide To Book Advertising will guide you through developing these 3 core building blocks for your books and your author career. Success Built Around YouThe sole purpose of running ads is to sell books; that’s what you will learn in The 7 Day Authors Guide To Book Advertising. There are many different routes to success, but success for one author can look very different to success for another author. This book will help you build an advertising strategy based on what success looks like for you. Do any of the following statements sound familiar:Where do I start with ads?How much should I spend? Will I make my money back? I’ve tried running ads before, but I just can’t seem to make them profitableI don’t want to lose money on ads! I’m seeing other authors succeed with ads, but I just can’t get them working for my books!I’m an author - I love words, not numbers! If even one of these resonates with you, The 7 Day Authors Guide to Book Advertising is for you. What You’ll Learn Over The Next 7 DaysDay 1: Developing Your Advertising Mindset of SteelDay 2: Building Your FoundationDay 3: Facebook Ads FundamentalsDay 4: Amazon Ads FundamentalsDay 5: BookBub Ads FundamentalsDay 6: Track, Optimize and ScaleDay 7: Building The MachineAdvertising isn’t easy, but it is simple and it doesn’t have to be complicated. This is why I created the One Page Advertising Strategy For Authors; it pulls everything you learn and discover in this book together into a cohesive, one-page, personalized advertising strategy and a clear roadmap, outlining the major moves you need to make to really move the needle in your author career. Your Bonus ResourcesIn addition to the 7 days of actionable content in this book, I’ve also put together several pieces of FREE, invaluable bonus content that will help you implement and take action on everything you learn:Your One Page Advertising Strategy TemplateAds Tracking SpreadsheetAudience Targeting and Tracking SpreadsheetStart reading The 7 Day Authors Guide To Book Advertising today and just a week from now, your author career can be changing trajectory and reaching new heights, as you gain clarity on what you need to do to take things to the next level.

How to Build Your Network and Make it Work For You Volume 1

This e-book is a collection of interviews and tips from several successful business professionals in various fields. Featuring, Chozen of Icebreakerradio, Nikki Mcknight, Makeba Giles of MELISAsource, (Author) Darlene Burns, Lucien Beaubrun of SecureTheWin and Learn The Industry, 2Luvly of Luvlybeatz and LuvlyMedia, Precious Owens "Ms. P" of Sabuni and The N'Tuned Show, Whole Health Coach Erica Burton, Leandrea Hill & ReVivian Freeman of 2 Team Entertainment Agency & Management

Marketing Mindset

★ BUSINESS REQUIRES A STRONG FOUNDATIONEvery business requires a strong foundation to succeed in the long term. What exactly defines success anyway? Success means possessing a mindset where we feel good about our work, relationships, and everyday life. Our goal is to excitedly jump out of bed each morning, so we can get to work on the things we love. There is huge competition in business, and to succeed, we must be better than the majority of other people trying to succeed. Even the smallest improvement can generate a huge outcome. The more tools and business principles we know, the more steps we can take.★ BEYOND MARKETINGMany marketing books talk about strategies, planning, tips for success. Our book, Marketing Mindset, provides knowledge for building a remarkably strong foundation for business. It's not only about marketing, but also the way we should think about our business and clients. Marketing Mindset covers many different areas that will help you build a strong business from the bottom up. Here we will take a look at some core marketing principles, personalities, and their effect on relationships, motivation, power, irrational aspects of human behavior, and the processes that help us keep everything organized and running smoothly.★ YOUR PRACTICAL GUIDEThis book provides plenty of real-life examples, observations, and tips. Being knowledgeable of a theory is important, but one also needs the practical application of that theory for it to be useful.