How to Dominate Your Industry like Drudge

On any given day, The Drudge Report drives more traffic to major news sites than Facebook or Twitter.

Think about that for a minute.

One man with a 14-year-old, one-page, static html website sends more traffic to the CNN, Yahoo, New York Times, LA Times, FOX News and USA Today websites than the nearly one billion users of Facebook and Twitter combined.

In driving traffic to those sites, Drudge is second only to Google. The journalistic world has accordingly beaten a path to Matt Drudge’s door, all seeking just one link from the Master.

How does he do it?

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Two Stunning New WordPress Themes

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I gotta say, if Clark would let me, I’d write up one of these theme updates for you every week.

Our StudioPress team has so much cool stuff going on building premium WordPress themes. I can barely keep up with all the ways they’re making WordPress websites better, and your life online a piece of cake.

So, let me try in this quick post.

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Answered: Your Most Burning Content Marketing Questions

No matter how many years (or days) you’ve been at this marketing game, the questions keep coming up.

In many ways, it’s a constantly shifting and evolving landscape.

In others, it’s the same as it ever was.

We’re wrapping up season one of the Internet Marketing for Smart People Radio show by taking our best shot at your best questions.

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The Art of Keeping Your Audience Coming Back for More

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We’re starving for stories.

We’re dying to know what happens next.

From those nights thousands of years ago flapping our jaws around the fire, to the hypnotizing work of J.J. Abrams and Charles Bukowski, a particular plot device has hooked us all more deeply than any other.

It’s arguably the most powerful tool ever used to keep fiction, film, and poetic audiences impatient, twitchy, and breaking down the doors for more.

And we see clearly now that it was tailor-made for content marketing on the web.

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How to Get All the Clients and Customers You Can Handle

It’s probably safe to say that, on any given Monday, you’d rather have a few teeth pulled than make 50 cold prospecting calls.

Maybe you get a little sick thinking about all that money you’ve been flushing down the toilet in un-trackable promotional campaigns.

Let me introduce you to Michael Port.

He’s the best-selling author of a book called Book Yourself Solid, and he’s developed a step-by-step system for getting clients and customers — even if you hate marketing and selling.

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Check Out the New StudioPress.com

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Sometimes your house needs a cosmetic update.

Other times you just want one. This is one of those times.

We recently unveiled a brand spanking new design for our StudioPress WordPress theme shop, and invite you all to head on over and check it out.

If you’ve been over to StudioPress before, you’ll certainly notice the new light and bright look. This is a near top-to-bottom re-imagining of the site design and a stand-alone showcase of what’s possible with the Genesis Framework.

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