… Oh, you haven’t been to one of our bonfires before? Welcome first-timer!
So what is the weekly bonfire?
Well, every Saturday we get together and check out great content from around the web. We’ve handpicked some of our favorite articles of the week to share with you, mini-reviews included. That means you decide which ones you click on, and which ones you skip.
Alright! Grab your fireside blanket, and get in close… cause we’re ready to light it up!
Oh-la-la! Copyblogger is at it again, and this time Henneke is spicing it up with tips on how you can write web copy that is seductive. Aside of knowing your ideal reader really, really well, you also need to know that they don’t want to hear about you and your products – they want to know about the benefits they will receive when they purchase the products. Among other great tips, Henneke also goes into the importance of your value proposition for winning your customer over – time and time again.
Well this is fitting! KISSmetrics provides us with an entire post just on the importance of your value proposition, which serves as a great side dish for the Copyblogger post above. Check out this article to read some great examples and get an inside look at four different ways you can craft your own value proposition today.
How to Build a Profitable Podcast – with John Lee Dumas
Jim Palmer, THE Newsletter Guru and Host of Stick Like Glue Radio put our very own John Lee Dumas on the spot to talk about how John built a profitable podcast. Guess what? Jim and John rocked this interview. If you want an added dose of inspiration on this amazing Saturday afternoon, check out Jim’s episode #55 on Stick Like Glue Radio.
Craig Ballantyne and Early To Rise are not messing around. I have chills writing this – a direct result of the inspiring, powerful words that Craig has so eloquently put on the screen in his post. He states, after a series of very personal life experiences of his own and others – (what I’m sure weren’t easy stories to share) – that “failure is good luck.” I believe it, Craig.
Don’t skip this post!
According to Matt McWilliams, it’s pretty simple: M < I * T. Wondering what that means? So was I! This is very succinct, very informative post that I think you’re going to love if you’re an Entrepreneur who struggles with delegating tasks. Matt wraps with saying, “Leadership is influence, not position.” So, if you do read this post, then we’d love to hear how you’re going to use influence to move your business forward today!
I hope you’ve taken some of the great tips and advice from these posts, and that you’ll either give them a try yourself or pass them along to someone who you know could use them.
Thanks for joining us for the Weekly Bonfire! Until next time…