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NEPA BlogCon 2015: Profiting From Your Passions

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Elspeth Misiaszek, eMarketing Copywriter

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NEPA BlogCon 2015: Profiting From Your Passions

  1. 1. Profiting From Your Passions Elspeth Misiaszek eMarketing Copywriter
  2. 2. • Raised in Bradford County, PA by a stay-at-home dad • Self-supporting entrepreneur for over (7) years • I teach sales copywriting to heart- centered entrepreneurs & bloggers … I believe that… Meet Elspeth Misiaszek
  3. 3. You Deserve to Profit from Your Passions
  4. 4. Who wants to learn 9 Ways to Use Your Blog to Create a Profit from Your Passion
  5. 5. According to Wordpress.com… Total New Blogs in 2014 18,300,771 *That’s 49,997 new blogs per day!
  6. 6. Pick a Blogging Niche
  7. 7. 1,000 True Fans • Theory by Kevin Kelly from Technium 1,000 True Fans paying you $100 / year = $100,000 / year
  8. 8. There are 7 billion people in the world
  9. 9. What if your blog had… 1,000 True Fans paying $10 / month = $120,000 / year
  10. 10. Create a membership site specific to your niche.
  11. 11. Memberships for Premium Content • Ask vendors for first-time-buyer discounts • Turn old blogs into more detailed blogs • Create member-only printable graphics • Sponsor a forum or group to encourage engagement
  12. 12. Ask for Advertisers to Join You What types of businesses would be uniquely interested in getting to know your 1,000 True Fans & the rest of your audience?
  13. 13. Smaller Site? Offer More Value • Get creative with value added options • Leverage the size of your social media network • Position yourself as an authority
  14. 14. Create Joint Ventures & Grow Your Audience • Get to know your colleagues & competitors • Ask for the opportunities you’re seeking • Be sure to give back = to what you receive
  15. 15. More Ways to Profit from Your Passions… What happens after you’ve: #1 Picked a niche #2 Engaged 1,000 true fans #3 Created a membership site #4 Asked for advertisers & #5 Started leveraging joint ventures ???
  16. 16. You could … #6 Write a Book or a Few Mini-Books #7 Expand Your Area of Expertise #8 Offer Coaching & Mentoring Programs #9 Sell Your Blog / Plan an Exit Strategy
  17. 17. There is no right or wrong way to profit from your passions.
  18. 18. Any questions? Web: http://emarketingcopywriter.com Twitter: @Elspeth81 Email: em@emarketingcopywriter.com
  19. 19. SESSION SPONSORED BY:

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