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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 April 10th, 2014

Chris Garrett and Sonia Simone

In this Q&A, Chris and Sonia answered your individual business questions.
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Additional links and resources

Disclosures

This session contains no affiliate links or promotions.
 

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Replay: Advanced Podcasting Q&A

Jerod Morris and Robert Bruce

Copyblogger's Jerod Morris and Robert Bruce devoted this week's session to your questions, concerns, and stuck spots around audio content and podcasting.

The focus of this Q&A was on next-level strategy, planning, and promotion -- the content perspective of podcasting. They also addressed basic equipment questions.

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Replay: “Rainmaker” Q&A on March 21st, 2014

Brian Clark and Sonia Simone

Copyblogger founder and CEO Brian Clark joined Sonia Simone to answer your far-ranging questions on advanced content strategy, writing, and content creation. We got lots of terrific questions for this one, thank you all!

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Replay: Q&A for February 21st, 2014

Sonia Simone

In this Q&A, Sonia answered your individual business questions. We'll let you know shortly when we're able to re-schedule the strategic Rainmaker session with Brian Clark!

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Replay: Q&A for February 13th, 2014

Jerod Morris and Sonia Simone

In this Q&A, Jerod and Sonia answered your individual business questions.
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Additional resources

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Replay: Q&A for February 6th, 2014

Chris Garrett and Sonia Simone

In this Q&A, Chris and Sonia answered your individual business questions.
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Additional resources

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Replay: Analytics Q&A January 24, 2014

Jessica Commins and Sonia Simone

Jess and Sonia answered your questions -- from beginner to advanced -- about site analytics and metrics.

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How Sonia Slayed the Freelance “No-Client Blues” Dragon

Sonia Simone

I have to say it: I was not one of those people who just "hung out a shingle" and had awesome success as a freelance web copywriter.

I was a strong web copywriter -- but I was pretty clueless about how to find clients to pay me for that.

When I was starting out, I assumed that because so many businesses needed freelance writing help, that I would easily be able to sell freelance writing help.

But I ran into a couple of painful truths:

  1. I'm not a natural salesperson. At all.
  2. Writing great marketing for myself was a lot harder than doing it for a client.
  3. Businesses need solid writing, but they often don't particularly want it.

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The Astronaut, the Rock Star, and Your Writing Business

20 million views ... and counting.

I remember the first time I saw it. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, then commander of the International Space station, had taken his guitar into space. He posted a simple but powerful video of himself performing David Bowie's classic "Space Oddity" -- in space.

As far as I'm concerned, this pretty well cemented his position as coolest dude there has ever been. I mean, Canadian plus astronaut plus Bowie? That's the trifecta of cool right there.

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Replay: Q&A for January 10th, 2014

In this Q&A, Sonia Simone and Chris Garrett answered your individual business, writing, and marketing questions.

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