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5 Free Ebooks about money-making blogging you should have

Everyone loves freebies. Don’t you? When I started learning about Internet Marketing, I downloaded every free ebooks that I could. Indeed, there is no FREE lunch. Most of ebooks come with affiliate links to various products and services. I agree that the authors should get paid and compensated as they provide valuable information about Blogging, IM, and Make Money Online and spend time writing the books.

These are my favorites and personal preference. (Sorry, no affiliate links here):

Yaro Starak’s Blog Profits BluePrint

John Chow’s Make Money Online

Daniel Scocco’s Make Money Blogging

Robb Sutton’s Problogging Is Dead

Zac Johnson’s Six Figure Affiliate Blogging

These ebooks really help me to learn about the Real Business Model and how they do IM and Make Money Online. Instead of attaching all pdf files or showing you the direct download links (I’m not supposed to), I’d suggest you to opt-in their email list and receive their blog update and newsletter.

Side Note: Although they are free, you’d expect to pay to buy a domain, web hosting, wordpress themes, email autoresponder etc if you like to start doing IM and creating money making blog. No surprise and I assume you may have already known. If you have these, just go ahead and execute the gold-minded ideas.

Feedback

I am only listing 5 ebooks as there are hundreds and thousands available out there. Any good one I’ve missed? Please kindly leave the links and I’d go ahead and download one.

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Internet Marketing 101

As an Internet Marketer Newie, it would be nice to take Internet Marketing 101 in a college. I found that you could “take” it FREE online. Back to the basic, let’s go over these terms together.

Marketing

The best and concise definition I found is

Marketing is getting people who have a specific need or problem to know, like, and trust you.

– Reference from Duct Tape Marketing: The world’s most practical small business marketing guide  – John Jantsch

Internet Marketing – IM

To promote and sell your or others’ products, services, or business through Internet or Online.

Ways to do Marketing Online

One Way (Single Direction)

  • SEO Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Article Marketing
  • Video Marketing
  • Podcast Marketing

Two Ways (Bi-directional)

  • Blog Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
      Twitter Marketing
      Facebook Marketing
  • Forum Marketing

Focus Area

  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Niche Marketing
  • etc…

The objective of this blog is to document, collect, and unveil THE Internet Marketing Tips so you could go ahead and execute your marketing plans and do Internet Marketing effectively.

At the same time, I gonna exercise the tips to promote and market this blog.

Discussion

Do I miss anything that I could add in the “Ways” list? Which is your favorite?

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The KEY to start a new blog

To start running your car, you need the key.

As what I have learned, planning and executing consistently is the KEY to start a new blog. As a IM newbie, my primary focus in July is to write great content and meet other bloggers through Social Media and Blogging. July would be a great start.

In Internet Marketing world, there are a lot of words, terms, definitions, skills to digest. I need to set priorities and focus. From all experts, I learned it would take time to build experience, traffic, my branding and identity. Being patience is another KEY.

Your Thought

Do you have any advice for a newbie myself? What was your KEY when started blogging?

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