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Real Artists Ship – The Difference Between Tools and Art

JaysonFeltner on Blogging

http://jaysonfeltner.com - Steve Jobs was famous for writing on an easel during a 1982 company retreat, “real artists ship”.  This mantra would change Apple forever.  It solidified two things that would define the company for decades to come.The events surrounding the retreat forced Jobs to focus his team on product delivery.  They had dedicated themselves to creating a perfect machine.  The only problem, like many perfectionists, they had no product.A product is not a product unless it hits the market.  Before the day it hits the market, it is just an idea.  Jobs recognized this and spurred his team to deliver a product, hence “real artists ship”.This phrase, Real Artists Ship defined two aspects of Apple that would later …

Square Capital by Square a New Pilot Program for Small Businesses

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http://www.extremejohn.com - I recently received an email from Square Capital, a new pilot program by Square. The new program is designed to assist small business owners by giving business owners a chance to secure cash against their future credit card transactions. In short, Square Capital is a merchant cash advance program. I received the pilot program invite [Continue Reading]

How Long Should A Blog Post Be According to the Top 30 Bloggers

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http://jaysonfeltner.com - If you’re a blogger who has ever spent sleepless nights wondering if you’re doing the right things to become a top blogger, you’re not alone.  In fact, you’re in the majority of bloggers. Fortunately, this article will tell you exactly how to write the perfect blog post.  Don’t just take my word for it; this information is from the top 30 bloggers in the world.To grow your blog, there are very few things you must do.  If your traffic isn’t rapidly growing, you’re missing one or more of these important things.  Don’t worry; this post will detail exactly what the top 30 bloggers in the world do to grow their traffic.We’ve conducted extensive research on the top …

VIPO Series: Employee Leaderboard Module

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http://www.extremejohn.com - A few weeks ago I wrote an article titled, “An Introduction to the Web App I’ve Been Developing for the Past Year”. The title doesn’t really leave much to the imagination, aside from the fact that I’m sure you have no clue what VIPO is. I’m not going to re-explain the VIPO web app project [Continue Reading]

How Often Should You Blog

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http://jaysonfeltner.com - In 2011, I launched this blog with this post.  One month later I followed it up with this post.  I was still wondering how often should you blog if you want to grow a platform.Recently, I released my findings of a study my team and I conducted on the top 30 blogs in the world.  Among the data we were looking for was the answer to the all important question to new bloggers, “How often should you blog?”  This post will answer this question.There are two camps in the blogging world.  One camp is made up of 20 of the top 30 bloggers.  These bloggers prefer short and frequent posting.  The other camp is made up …

5 Ways I Use the SnapChat App in My Small Business

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http://www.extremejohn.com - Hey, hey, hey! Well, here we go, we’ve made it to Friday and we’re in the home stretch. Before I get out of here for the weekend, I wanted to take a few minutes and share with you, a few of the ways that we use Snap Chat in my small business. There might still [Continue Reading]

The Secret to Higher Google Rankings

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http://jaysonfeltner.com - A few weeks ago an overseas firm offered me the unthinkable.  They had found the shortcut to higher Google rankings!  They would share all this with me, of course, for a small fee.Every blogger will receive an incredible offer to higher Google rankings sooner or later.  Every new blogger is eager to build their platform.  Post after post, week after week, month after month, they pour their heart and soul into blogging only to have 100 readers a day or less.No wonder then, the proposition to learn the shortcut to higher Google rankings is so appealing.  Fortunately, I didn’t take the bait on this one.  Instead, I propositioned the firm to analyze a few blogs I know of …

Marketing, Just As Important As Content Creation

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http://www.briannewmark.guru - There was a time, not too long ago when things were very different on the internet. Any content was good to have, the search engines were too stupid to make out any difference between good content and the usual crap. That time is over and perhaps for the better. Now, content creation is step one […]

Aggregate by Elegant Themes

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http://www.blogengage.com - Are you looking for a theme comes packed with a ton of features. Maybe even some built advertisement areas that you can take advantage of. If so, I have a great looking magazine styled theme comes packed with features. This theme is Aggregate by Elegant Themes. Aggregate is one of those themes that looks good […]

How To Get Fans And Readers To Share Your Content

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http://www.businessbanter.com - Blogging is a very powerful way of creating buzz about your brand, business and products. However, what is more powerful is getting everyone who comes in contact with your content to share it with their own communities. Content sharing is a great way to create authority for your business. Everyone knows that word of mouth […]