Up Periscope: Why Twitter’s Live Streaming App is a Personal Branding Game-Changer


Today’s episode of Youpreneur.FM is all about the latest social media favorite, Periscope, and how it’s taking the online marketing world by storm.

Chris gives tips on how to start your own scopes and how he’s been able to monetize the app himself.

He has seen firsthand how this app increases personal brand recognition like nothing else on the market right now. In fact, Chris is such a believer, he has devoted an entire show to helping you utilize Periscope for building your audience and your business.

Chris highlights some of the biggest benefits and useful tips so you get the most bang for your Periscope buck. He talks about how best to engage your viewers, why you must be consistent with your Periscope schedule, why you should watch your replays, and a whole lot more!

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A 7-Point Plan for More Shareable Content

how to create content people want to share

Content marketing is a beautiful thing, a great way to build an audience and grow your business.

That’s if your content is actually getting found by the folks who might buy your product or service.

Most of us would love to have more people reading, listening to, and watching our content. We buy traffic or try the latest “Get people to actually pay attention to you on Facebook” strategy. And those can be helpful.

But one of the smartest things you can do for your content is to make it easier and more fun to share. Even better, as long as you’re starting with high-quality work, you can do it without spending a lot of time or money.

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3 Resources to Help You Draft Winning Content Ideas

Copyblogger Collection - content ideas to win the day

As writers, we don’t really take breaks.

Even when we aren’t working, the creative lens through which we view the world keeps our minds active with possibilities.

And then you have to ask yourself: Should I be the one to bring a new idea to life?

To help you pursue smart content ideas, this week’s Copyblogger Collection is a series of three handpicked articles that will show you:

  • How to write content that attracts customers and clients
  • How to stand out with content that makes an impact
  • How to hook your audience through the magnetic force of fascination

As you work your way through the material below, think of the following lessons as a mini content creation course.

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The Tyranny of Facebook


It’s no secret that Brian Clark is not a fan of Facebook when it comes to so-called “social media marketing.” He’s even less of a fan of those who think of it as a “website substitute.”

That said, Facebook groups are popular for their apparent ease of use. But is it a good idea to build a valuable business community on someone else’s property?

Today on Unemployable with Brian Clark, Brian will tackle that issue based on a listener question.

Plus, Brian answers another question about the credible use of affiliate offers as both a revenue source and valuable market research, and discusses an online/offline hybrid marketing strategy for real estate agents.

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So, Jesus and Wolverine Login to LinkedIn


Demian Farnworth and Jerod Morris join The Missing Link for some real-time fun and expertise about content syndication on LinkedIn.

Sean Jackson and Mica Gadhia welcome two of their favorite people from Rainmaker Digital (formerly Copyblogger Media), Demian Farnworth and Jerod Morris. These excellent writers and content marketers share the ins and outs of content syndication and some real-time tricks of the trade to getting it done right on LinkedIn.

Learn from their experiences and definitely check out Gregory Ciotti’s 30-day experience going from 0 – 255,262 article views on LinkedIn; it’s amazing information you can read, understand, and learn from right now.

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Why the Ad Blocking Panic Shouldn’t Scare Smart Publishers

No ads? No problem

Let’s do a little thought experiment for a minute.

Imagine a life without The Awl, The Huffington Post, the New York Times, Drudge Report, The Onion, The Toast, The Verge, or Vox.

Without Brain Pickings, Slate, FiveThirtyEight, Pitchfork, The Paris Review, Mental Floss, Vice, xoJane, ProPublica, Quartz, Marc and Angel, or Grantland.

You get the idea; I want you to imagine a life without your favorite online publications. A digital content ghost town. Got it?

Now my question for you is this: would your life be better or worse without these publications?

And be honest …

It’s a question you have to answer since a future without these publications is quite possible. Let me explain.

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