How to Boost Your Revenue Through Upselling and Cross Selling

What are the two main ways you can grow your revenue? Driving more traffic to your website and boosting your conversion rates, right?

Although those two ways are effective, there is also another way to increase your revenue… it’s by increasing your average order value. A simple way to do that is through upselling and cross selling your products.

In order to teach you how you can implement this tactic in your business, I’ve created an infographic.   [click to continue…]

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How I Grew TechCrunch's Traffic by 30% in 60 Days

How I Grew TechCrunch’s Traffic By 30% in 60 Days

TechCrunch is one of the largest and most popular media sites out there. It covers the latest news about the tech industry. Like most media properties the more traffic TechCrunch gets, the more money they make off of advertising, so they wanted to find a way to increase the amount of new visitors coming to their website.

2x search engine traffic

30% 30% more traffic

How to Generate $100,000 a Month from a Brand New Blog

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A week ago, I wrote a blog post stating that anyone can generate $100,000 a month in income. To prove it, I told you that I’m going to create a new company and grow it from scratch without leveraging my connections.

In the majority of your comments, you told me you wanted me to create a new company in a space that I had no ties to. So I’m now starting a nutrition blog.

The official start date will be April 1, 2015. And within 12 months, I have to get the blog to generate $100,000 in monthly revenue.

So, how am I going to start?  [click to continue…]

The A to Z Guide on Creating a Memorable Brand (like McDonald’s)

Neil’s introduction of the author: When I think about branding, logo design, and designing great products, there’s one person I love working with. He has worked with me for many years and for several of my companies. His name is Ian Main, and this post—based on his latest work helping me rebrand Quick Sprout—is about Ian’s thoughts on how to create a great brand.

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Here is Ian:

When I was growing up in Australia, every Christmas holiday, my family would drive seven hours to visit my grandparents. There were five McDonald’s restaurants on that trip, and I knew exactly where each was and the distance between them. The sports teams I played for gave out McDonald’s gift vouchers, and McDonald’s sponsored our team equipment and ceremonies.

The colors, smells, sounds, and taste of McDonald’s all triggered delightful memories when I was young. The memories of my younger self enjoying simple things such as Happy Meals have stayed with me as an adult. I’ll always associate McDonald’s with those good feelings.

By now, you’re likely wondering how it’s possible to create a brand as memorable as McDonald’s…   [click to continue…]

The Ultimate Guide to Creating Visually Appealing Content

Have you noticed that I publish a lot of visually appealing content on Quick Sprout? From videos to infographics, I’m constantly leveraging visual media.

Can you guess why?

It’s because these visual content pieces are generating more backlinks than any other form of content I publish, which—in the long run—helps increase my search engine rankings and overall readership numbers.

So, how do you create these visual masterpieces? Well, this infographic should help you.  [click to continue…]

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What I Learned About Content Marketing by Analyzing 614 Posts

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Can you believe that I’ve published 614 posts on Quick Sprout? I published my first post on April 16 back in 2007.

Today, nearly eight years later, the blog gets well over 700,000 visitors a month. However, considering how long I’ve been blogging, I should have more visitors and ideally a quicker growth rate.

For fun, I decided to analyze all of my posts in order to figure out what is causing the blog to grow so that I can do more of it.

Here’s what I learned:   [click to continue…]