How Blogger-Holic Are You? [Quiz]

Today, I want to do something unusual on this blog…which is also very unusual in the internet marketing field.

Internet marketing shouldn’t always be boring…it may be fun!

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What Should You Build First: an Audience or a Product?

What Should You Build First: an Audience or a Product?

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Have you ever wondered what your first move should be?

Do you build a product first? Or do you build an audience first?

If you read a few blogs around the web, you have heard so many different advice about this topic.
Some experts advise you to build an audience first, some others say that you should build a product first…

Everyone explains his point of view, but no one tells the entire story as it is, so you probably are just more confused than before.

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What’s REALLY Wrong with Blogging?

What's REALLY Wrong with Blogging?

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Have you ever had the sensation that blogging was just a waste of time?

You go on taking care of your blog, you struggle to bring traffic to it, you spend hours upon hours of your precious time to produce remarkable content…and you see no results.
At least not appreciable results.

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Running a Test, See You the 21st of October

I’m sorry to tell you that today’s post is delayed, as well as the one for the next week.

I’m currently running an interesting test about search engine traffic, and the delay is a crucial part of the experiment.
I’ll share with you the results soon ;)

And don’t worry, from the 21st of October blog posts will be back regularly.

Have a great week,

Mauro D’Andrea

10 Smart Tips to Network at Live Events Like a Pro

10 Smart Tips to Network at Live Events Like a Pro

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Networking is essential in any field. By now, that should be obvious, right?

The best way to get ahead is by forging relationships with the people who can help you, regardless of whether you work at a Fortune 500 company or want to make it as a Hollywood star.

But it can be especially important for professional bloggers. When your job depends on getting people to read your writing, you can always use some help from other professionals in your field. [Read more...]

The Practical Guide to Blogging in English for Non-Native English Speakers

The Practical Guide to Blogging in English for Non-Native English Speakers

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How do you rise an English blog when you’re a non-native English speaker?

Anton email me asking to write a blog post to answer this question, and here I am writing this post.

As you know I’m from Italy, probably one of the country with worst English teaching in the entire world – which means that you’ll forgive my grammar mistakes :)
Seriously, to make you understand what I mean, know that I’ve been taught to pronounce great as “griːt “ instead of “greɪt” at school.

If I can rise a blog in English, everyone can do it, no wonder about this.

So let’s dive into serious stuff.
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