The Write Way to Answer Your Most Pressing Questions

fingers typing on keyboard - a simple ways to access your inner genious

I’m going to go out on a limb here. Because what I’m about to suggest might seem a little crazy.

But it really works.

And I want you to know about this simple habit, because the sooner you adopt it, the sooner you’ll start to see what I discovered.

I stumbled upon this weird (and unexpected) benefit while I was developing a different habit.

Now the habit is a daily practice for me because of the powerful results it produces.

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The Minimum Viable Paradox: How Doing Less Leads to More

heart lock with key - how to learn to love the minimum viable product

True confession: I built my online business in the most backward way possible. And I’m here to share my sordid tale so you don’t make the same mistakes I did.

I want to save you from years of frustration, months of waffling, and full days of stumbling around in a fog.

If only I had this information when I started!

But it brings me some consolation to know that you’ll have it. That you won’t need to experience the painful process of birthing an online business quite the same way I did.

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What Makes Seth Spears and Katie the Wellness Mama Genesis Framework Superfans?

StudioPress Power Users Seth and Katie

Seth Spears and Katie (the Wellness Mama) are a dynamic husband and wife team with booming online businesses.

And those businesses are built on the Genesis Framework.

Their reasons for preferring StudioPress products differ. Seth’s reasons are technical, and Katie’s are practical.

Let’s hear from Seth and Katie about how their businesses are both thriving by using the Genesis Framework.

And if you’re ready to make the most of the Genesis Framework in your business, take a look at our first StudioPress Workshops class. Doors are open this week only!

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How Bill Erickson Combines Content and the Genesis Framework to Build His Business

StudioPress power user Bill Erickson

Bill Erickson is an Austin-based WordPress developer who’s contributed to the WordPress community since way back in 2006.

And his platform of choice for developing on WordPress?

The Genesis Framework. Bill has even contributed to the core Genesis Framework code.

We sat down with Bill to ask him a few questions about his work.

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The Bobby McFerrin Plan for Creating a Remarkable Business

image of Bobby McFerrin

Editor’s note: This article was Pamela Wilson’s first guest post on Copyblogger, published on March 25, 2010 — well before she joined our team as VP of Educational Content. Pamela had just completed Copyblogger’s flagship course, Teaching Sells, and was ready to expand her successful offline design business into new online territory.

I just returned from a Bobby McFerrin concert, and now I know how to run my new business.

No, this post isn’t about “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” Bobby McFerrin is much more than that.

You see, I’m a little nervous. For 23 years, I’ve made my income the same way — in a service business, as a graphic designer. Clients come to me for design work. I create something for them, and bill for my time. Rinse, repeat, rinse, repeat for 23 years, and you have a career as a successful designer.

But that’s all about to change.

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Behind-the-Scenes Online Marketing Insights from Authority Rainmaker 2015

authority rainmaker 2015 audio recap

Authority Rainmaker 2015 wrapped up a week ago, and those of us who were there are still processing the online marketing insights we had at the live event in Denver.

If you didn’t make it this year — and even if you did — we’d like to invite you to experience some of the energy at the conference.

There were so many smart people — attendees, presenters, and sponsors — gathered in one place. The collective energy of the group could be felt in the opera house seats, in the lobby, at the meals, and at the parties.

Listen below to Clark Buckner of TechnologyAdvice interview Authority Rainmaker 2015 presenters, attendees, and sponsors.

Hear their favorite takeaways below. And read on for the most compelling quotes we heard.

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