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How To Get More Done In Less Time

By Welly Mulia | Productivity

Most people follow the 8-hour work day schedule.

They get up in the morning, work, take a lunch break, work again, then call it a day.

The question is: why do we work 8 hours a day? Have you really stopped and thought about that?

Let’s revisit history and see how the 8-hour work day came about.

It all started in the Industrial Revolution when factories wanted to increase their output. In order to achieve this, they had their workers work very long hours. We’re talking as much as 18 hours per day for 6 days a week.

It wasn’t until a man by the name of Robert Owen who suggested that work hours be dramatically reduced that the 8-hour work day came about. Owen came up with the phrase “8 hours labour, 8 hours recreation, 8 hours rest”.

Robert Owen with his 8-hour work day proposition

So that’s the 8-hour work day was ‘founded’ a few hundred years ago in the late 18th century.

This is 2017.

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3 Ways To Bootstrap Your Business To Success

By Welly Mulia | Business

I’m sure you’ve heard the word “Bootstrapping” countless times, especially if you’re in the startup or small business world.

Basically, it’s about being as thrifty as possible when running your business. When you don’t have outside investors investing in your business, you rely on your own savings to initially fund the business and get it running.

If things go well, you get enough customers and sales to get into a position where positive cash flow from the business starts to fund the expenses.  

Being a bootstrapper (is that even a word?) myself, here are some tips for those who are looking to start their new venture or grow their business on a shoestring budget.

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How To Get Subscribers To LOVE You Even When You Sell In Every Email

By Welly Mulia | Business

This is a long post about how to do email marketing effectively to get real sales day in and day out. I’ve summarized the gist of this post into 6 practical steps you can apply in your email marketing to get more sales for your digital product.

PLUS you get the pdf version of this blog post as well so that you can refer to it anytime you like, even when you’re offline.

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Email marketing is not dead.

Far from it.

Even with the rising popularity of other communication channels like social media and instant messaging, email is still king.

According to McKinsey:

“E-mail remains a significantly more effective way to acquire customers than social media—nearly 40 times that of Facebook and Twitter combined.”

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Here’s another study from The Radicati Group. The key points are:

  • The number of email accounts continues to grow from over 4.1 billion in 2014 to 5.2 billion by end of 2018.email-accounts-growth
  • Email remains the most pervasive form of communication in the business world.
  • Business users send and receive on average 121 emails a day in 2014, and is expected to grow to 140 a day by 2018.number-emails

 

Based on this infographic by Wolfgang Jaegel, for every $1 spent on email marketing, you get back $44.25. That’s a whopping 4425% ROI!

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Why Email Marketing Is The Best Way To Sell Your Digital Offer

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What You'll Learn
After you’ve finished this post, you’re going to know how to get subscribers to pay attention to you and how to comfortably sell to them in every email while making them LOVE you at the same time.

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You’re Wasting Time Creating & Selling Digital Products If You Don’t Apply These Guidelines

By Welly Mulia | Business

Want to know how to collect payments even before you create your digital product? I’ve created a 2-page pdf to show you how.

PLUS you get to get the pdf version of this blog post as well so that you can refer to it anytime you like, even when you’re offline.

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This post is about how to create a digital product. Follow the guidelines below and you’ll be on your way to creating a digital product that people actually want to pay money for.

Digital Products Pros Over Physical Products

The advantages of selling digital or information products (ebooks, reports, audios, videos, software, apps) are:

  • You leverage time (more of this in a bit)
  • There is no manufacturing cost
  • There is no shipping cost
  • There is no inventory cost (only server cost which is very affordable)

All of these mean there is a very high profit margin.

And creating a digital product doesn’t have to be hard, but it’s not easy either. It’s a simple system to follow, but it’s not easy.

Anybody can just come in and create a digital product.

But not everyone can create the RIGHT product that people actually want to pay money for.

I mentioned leveraging time in the beginning of this post.

What does that mean?

It means once your digital product is created, you can sell it over and over and over again. Create the product once and sell it for a long time, especially if your product is on an evergreen topic.

Time, unlike money, once spent — can’t be gotten back.

Here’s a quote I really like from best-selling pastor author Rick Warren:

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10,000 Punches VS 10,000 Times

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Who do you think get paid more? Primary care physicians or specialist doctors?

What You'll Learn
After you’ve finished this post, you’re going to uncover tips and strategies to increase your digital products success (i.e. selling a ton of copies) before you even start creating them.

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The 7 steps I Follow To Get A 63.6% Optin Conversion

By Welly Mulia | Business

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After someone opts in to get your Freemium, what should you do next? Should you use single or double optin?

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This post is about how to create a squeeze page or lead capture page, but not just any kind of lead capture page, but one that is high converting.

Very recently, I ran a few Facebook ads (different targeting interests but the same ad) and I got 143 optins out of 225 link clicks.

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143 / 225 = 63.6% conversion

This is the ad (you may have seen it and got into my list):

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After people click on the ad, they’re directed to this lead capture page:

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While I’d love to say: do XYZ and you’ll achieve the same results… the reality is that it’s not that straightforward.

Every business is unique in its own ways and you’ll probably not achieve 64% optin conversion, but even if you just get 40%, I’m sure it’s still a good number.

What I can do is to lay out the guidelines and strategies behind this, and how you can follow them and apply to your own business.

After you’ve finished reading this post, you’ll be able to create your high converting lead capture page in 7 steps.

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4 Steps (based on live data) To Creating Your Irresistible Lead Magnet – Never Run Out Of Lead Magnet Ideas!

By Welly Mulia | Business

To create an irresistible lead magnet, you have to know who your perfect customers are. I’ve created a perfect customer persona template. All you need to do is fill in the blanks and it’ll look like you’re speaking directly to them 1-on-1.

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This post is especially created for Digital Product Creators who want to create Freemiums / Lead Magnets that your subscribers actually crave for and want to get their hands on.

The primary purpose of building leads is to sell them your paid products/services.

And to effectively do that, you must first disqualify people who are not interested in your topic/offer.

What You'll Learn
After you’ve finished reading this post, you’ll understand the straightforward yet often overlooked systematic process of creating a Freemium that your target audience can actually apply to solve their problem… so that they will be magnetically attracted to your paid solutions to solve their other problems. Inevitably, you’re also going to get valuable lead magnet ideas.

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Customer Value Maximization – 6 Practical Steps To Creating A Wildly Successful Information Business

By Welly Mulia | Business

This is a long post. I’ve created the mini version of this post in the form of a 6-step checklist for quick and easy reference whenever you want, complete with more examples on how to build a wildly successful information business.

Plus I’m including the high resolution money map as well (print-ready).

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Being in business is all about profitability.

How much profits you make day in and day out.

You can talk about having core values, your mission and vision of what you’d like to achieve with your product or service, but at the end of the day it all comes down to this:

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While core values, mission, and vision are all important, it is not as important as cash flow… at least for people who’re just starting their business and have not gained traction yet.

Without profits and cash flow, you can kiss your business (along with your vision and mission) goodbye.

After you've finished reading this post, You're going to discover a proven, systematic way to consistently get leads and sales day in and day out… without looking like you’re selling.

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