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Using Google Images? A Word of Caution


Copyright Google Images

How many times have you searched Google Images for a picture to use along with your blog post or website?

Many people do that and you can’t blame them- I mean Google Images stocks countless photos of every type, to be used in ever possible context, so naturally people will use it as a resource.

But have you ever considered that it could be illegal to use pictures that were taken by someone else?

This is what some bloggers or content creators have a hard time swallowing: It doesn’t matter if you grab a cheap lousy photo of Omaha possibly taken by a drunken college student with their camera phone, if someone else took the photo, you could be sued for using it.

How One Company Was Ordered To Pay Almost $8,000 For Using Google Images

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Blog Post-Publishing Checklist

So you spent hours if not days writing and formatting your new blog post. Superb!

You hit the ‘Publish’ button to make it live.

Then it strikes you. What next?

Do you just sit and wait?

Do you wait in hopes that people will find your new blog post?

There’s more to blogging than just being able to create content. Once you have a post up, you need to promote it, but how?

Many Internet marketers tell you how to create content but they don’t give you the necessary steps on what to do after.

The good news is, I developed a checklist you can simply follow. It’s called the Blog Post-Publishing Checklist.

Blog Post Publishing Checklist

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Your Action-Based Email Copy Checklist

If you’re like me, writing isn’t exactly my forte.

More specifically, writing email newsletters to subscribers that convert them into customers can be even harder.

You have to think about what subject line to use.

You have to write a captivating email opener.

You have to write in a way that will make your subscribers take action.

I’ve been able to write emails quickly and easily based on a Checklist I developed so that I can stop worrying and instead take action.

Now I’d like to share it with you so that you too can write emails without the hassle.

Email Copy Checklist

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How I Got Over 1,000 “Pins” From Pintrest By Accident

A simple experiment led to a TON of Pins from Pintrest.

Take a look at these stats:

Pinterest stats

I was purely experimenting and had no expectations as to what response I would get from this method.

In fact, my infograph went viral in its first 24 hours. I had over 150 pins, not to mention some Facebook Likes, Google+’s and a handful of Tweets.

With almost 100 million Pintrest users, this is surely a social media network you want to hop on.

Wouldn’t you want a flood of social traffic to your site?

Pinterest

It’s no secret but here’s how I did it…

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How To Create A Hands-Off Online Business So You Can Be Anywhere, Anytime

Aurelius In Kuta Beach, Bali

When you first thought about starting an online business the idea sounded like a dream –

  • You could work from home or anywhere in the world
  • Spend more time with the kids or do what you love
  • Work your own hours
  • Wake up when you want

Little did you know there’s actually more to it than simply setting up a website and letting it run hands-free.

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10 Crucial Tips To Ensuring Your Online Business Runs Smoothly While You’re Overseas

So I’m writing this post from sunny Bali in a little villa located in Seminyak and remembered a subscriber asking me how I prepared for a four month trip around Europe and Asia.

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As an online entrepreneur, you’re given the freedom to work when, where and how you want. That’s the beauty. You don’t need to be stuck and “work from home”. You could be anywhere around the world and still make money online, given you’ve setup passive income streams!

Owning an online business is different to someone working at a job. An online business is your responsibility. There are certain things you can prepare ahead of time so make sure your online business still runs smoothly so that you can enjoy your vacation without worrying about your online business suffering.

Here are 10 tips I’d like to share with you if you’re planning to travel:

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