Wordpreneur Reader 08.07.2012

Here is this week’s Tuesday installment of the Wordpreneur Reader, with links to articles elsewhere I found informative and useful. Enjoy, go forth and learn, Grasshopper!

The Beginner’s Guide to Creating Landing Page Content that Sticks (Copyblogger) — “You look at the conversion stats on your latest landing page and sigh in disgust… Yeah, some people are subscribing or buying, but you know you should be seeing better results.”

50 Ways To Seduce Your Web Visitors With Persuasive Landing Pages (KISSmetrics) — “It may sound difficult, but it really isn’t… You’re about to learn how to make each element of your landing page more enticing. And make your conversion rates go up. And celebrate your business growing… Ready?”

5 Low-Cost Social Media Marketing Strategies for Authors (Mashable) –“‘Traditional publishers pretty much do nil when it comes to marketing a book, unless you’re Stephen King or happen upon a hit about sparkly vampires… We have to turn to resources like social media to get the job done.'”

4 Steps for Measuring Your Reputation Online (ClickNewz) — “[M]any professionals and public figures simply have no idea what their online reputation even is! The good news is that there are steps you can take to monitor your reputation, and know what people are saying about you on the Web…”

Market the Right Way: Six Types of Markets and How to Approach Them (Dollars and Deadlines) — “If you can’t sell yourself, you’ll fail as a freelancer. So make sure you match your pitch to the market type… The type of pitch you use will depend on the market.”

paidContent 50: The world’s most successful digital media companies (paidContent) — “You want to know which media companies are making the most money in the digital economy?”

7 Ways to Use Brain Science to Hook Readers and Reel Them In (WritetoDone) — “[F]or writers the real breakthrough is the discovery of what triggers that delicious sense of enjoyment we feel when a story hooks us. It’s not lyrical language, great characters, realistic dialogue, or vivid images. Nope.”

6 Integrated Content Marketing Strategies To Drive Leads And Nurture Relationships (Business 2 Community) — “Content marketing is the most effective method for positioning yourself as an expert. Great content is devoured by businesses hungry for new ideas.”

3 Strategies that Brought Me 11,710 Subscribers in Six Months [Case Study] (ProBlogger) — “The booster strategies I’m talking about are simple to implement, don’t take much time and effort, and they work — no matter how big or small your blog may be.”

3 Ways to Use Social Media to Improve Your Search Rankings (Social Media Examiner) — “Google’s Penguin algorithm update was a recent search engine change designed to eliminate spam from the natural search results. Whether or not your website’s traffic flow was affected by this update, it’s important to understand what this change entails, why it came about and how you can compensate for it using social media…”

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