MONEY VS. PASSION, STEALING FEATURED SNIPPETS, USING TWITTER FOR BLOGGER OUTREACH, $10K GARY VAYNERCHUK CONSULTATION AND MORE...
Welcome to Cloud Living’s Weekly Digest 03.
This week we tackle the debate between chasing money or passion, how to steal featured snippets, the difference between blogs and niches, scraping Twitter for blogger outreach, lessons learned from a $10K consultation with Gary Vaynerchuk and more.
Give this weekly digest a read and spend some time going through the shared resources – you’ll come out the other end feeling smarter, wiser, and maybe even a little richer.
The 3 Unconventional Marketing Ideas I Used To Go From Making $800 A Month To $12K…In Just 6 Months
This week’s Cloud Living article generated quite a bit of debate.
Some loved it. Others hated it.
Give it a read and let us know your thoughts in the comment section.
Chase Money Or Passion?
The online industry is full of people telling you to chase either the money or follow your passion.
They both don’t really work.
You chase one at the exclusion of the other and your business is doomed to fail.
So, how do you find the right balance between the two (and make sure you kick ass and succeed)?
Start by watching this video.
It highlights how to find the perfect blend of both money and passion so you can wake up energized AND create a profitable business.
Use These 3 Simple Steps To Steal The Featured Snippet From Your Competitors
I’m sure you’ve seen featured snippets numerous times on Google.
They appear at the top of the search results. And they answer the searchers inquiry right then and there on the page.
Here’s an example:
So, how do you go about stealing this prime area of real estate from your competitors?
Believe it or not, it only takes three simple steps.
Give this article a read and you’ll know everything you need to make it happen.
Read This To Discover The Difference Between Blogs And Niche Sites
What’s the difference between blogs and niche sites?
The short answer: there is no difference.
The long answer can be found in this article – I highly recommend you check it out (it’ll have a huge impact on your thinking going forward).
You’ll be able to see the pros and cons of both niche sites and blogs (and you may just discover a new found approach for your next site).
How To Scrape Twitter To Crush Blogger Outreach At Scale
Most people hate doing outreach for link building.
And I don’t blame them. It can be a pain.
But, it doesn’t have to be.
In fact, if you leverage the insights and strategies in this article, you’ll be able to use Twitter to completely crush blogger outreach at scale.
Best of all?
It’s pretty easy and straightforward to do.
Lessons From A $10,000 Consultation With Gary Vaynerchuk
What does it take to strike it big online (and get rich)?
This was the main takeaway from a $10,000 consultation with Gary Vaynerchuk.
Whether you’re creating YouTube videos or blog posts – create content every single day for years on end. And eventually (if your stuff is good enough), you’ll hit it big.
Check out this video for the exact details and lessons learned from Gary.
Very inspiring – I can’t recommend it enough.
Marketing In Your Car Podcast
Podcasts remain one of our most relied on sources for quickly learning new information.
One of our favorites is the Marketing In Your Car podcast by Russell Brunson from ClickFunnels.
Each episode is fantastic.
But we want to direct your attention towards 3 episodes in particular:
Give these a listen during your morning commute or your next gym session and you’ll discover valuable marketing insights that’ll have a huge impact on your decision making going forward.
This wraps up the third edition of Cloud Living’s Weekly Digest.
Let us know which resources you found valuable (and which ones you didn’t) in the comment section below!