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Welcome to Authority Seminars

Want to know how to write irresistable copy? Create an effective landing page? Turn your blog into a business? Then you'll find your answers in these in-depth audio seminars taught by authorities in copywriting, content marketing, blogging, and so much more.

Replay: Q&A for December 12, 2014

Stefanie Flaxman and Sonia Simone

In this Q&A, Stefanie and Sonia answered your individual business questions.
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Replay: Q&A for November 21, 2014

Jerod Morris and Sonia Simone

In this Q&A, Jerod and Sonia answered your individual business questions.
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Replay: Q&A for November 7, 2014

Chris Garrett and Sonia Simone

In this Q&A, Chris and Sonia answered your individual business questions.
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Replay: Q&A for October 17, 2014

Jerod Morris and Pamela Wilson

In this Q&A, Jerod and Pamela answered your individual business questions. You can listen to the replay here, or download to your device using the player and download links provided.

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Replay: Q&A for September 19, 2014

Jerod Morris and Sonia Simone

In this Q&A, Jerod and Sonia answered your individual business questions. You can listen to the replay here, or download to your device using the player and download links provided.

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5 Minutes a Day to Authoritative Cornerstone Content for Your Site

... Even if you aren't a writer

Cornerstone content is the foundational content on your website that tells the world what your business does best.

But if you're not a writer, how can you create it?

Listen in as Copyblogger Media's Sonia Simone (chief content officer) and Robert Bruce (VP of marketing) share their insider tips for creating this important content every website needs.

In this quick, focused session, they talk about:

  • How to generate all the cornerstone content ideas you'll ever need
  • How to easily create your first ten pieces of content
  • How to do all this in about five minutes a day (really)

Be sure to download the PDF worksheet on this page. It's a handy checklist for getting your cornerstone content mapped out and created.

Additional resource

If you'd like some writing and content strategy help, be sure to check out our listing of Copyblogger's Certified Content Marketers. Each writer has been individually evaluated for writing skill as well as knowledge and ability in content strategy.

This lesson is an exclusive bonus for you

This lesson has been prepared exclusively for you as a Rainmaker customer. However, you are absolutely welcome to share it with your writing team, or others in your business who will be helping you with your content strategy.

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The Death of Google Authorship

On Thursday, August 28, 2014, Google made the abrupt announcement that they would be discontinuing the use of their Authorship functionality in search results and webmaster tools.

Brian Clark and Sonia Simone delivered a quick audio presentation on how writers and online business should be approaching this development. They talked about what this means for SEO and what you should do differently following the announcement. They also took questions about Authorship, Google+, and "Author Rank."

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Replay: Q&A for August 29, 2014

Robert Bruce and Sonia Simone

In this Q&A, Robert and Sonia answered your individual business questions.
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Replay: Q&A for August 15, 2014

Chris Garrett and Sonia Simone

In this Q&A, Chris and Sonia answered your individual business questions.
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Replay: Q&A for July 25, 2014

Pamela Wilson and Sonia Simone

In this Q&A, Pamela and Sonia answered your individual business questions.
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