Barry Rodgers

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6 Massive Time Sucks for Work-From-Home Entrepreneurs

Working from home feels good. You no longer have a manager, boss, or co-workers within earshot so you’re free to get on with your work as you best see fit. However, that freedom is a double-edged sword, as if you’re not careful you’ll find yourself wasting a lot of time on extra-curricular activities. What are …

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Content Upgrades – A Smarter Way to Build Your Lists

Just this week I came across an authority site that managed to increase subscribers from it’s blog posts by 8x just by using a rather clever yet simple method. This “method” or “hack” is so smart on so many levels, I just wish I had come across it sooner (or even thought of it myself). …

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Some Advice To Keep You Sane

Just to be clear, this may not work where you are in the world. Just saying. But there are workarounds…   Last Friday, we had a “family day out”.  We all piled in the car (including the dog) and buggered off for the whole day together.     It’s not something we do regularly. Often …

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Why Make Things Complicated To Use?

 The tools for online marketers have certainly changed, even in the last handful of years. Gone are the days of having to learn some HTML and PHP code to design and edit websites and jury rig things together. Now there are wonderful things you can do in a few clicks that would take hours (and …

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My Tips For Working From Home

The world looks a lot different today than it did just a couple of months ago. Lots of people are self-isolating at home. For many, they are finding themselves working from home for the first time. In this video, I run through a few tips on how to manage this  (it can be tricky). Here …

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A Peek Into Charlie Wallace’s Funnel

The “learn guitar” niche is massive, passionate and lucrative. There are several guitar playing marketers crushing it in the various sub-niches – Tony Polecastro with acoustic guitar, Griff Hamlin with blues guitar and Charlie Wallace teaching rock guitar. All of these guys have something in common. They all provide an amazing amount of free value. …

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What Do We Think Of The New Name For Content Samurai – Vidnami?

Hey… Shock announcement to start of 2020 No, I am not referring to the Royal Fam  or Brexit. It is even bigger news that either of those… Noble Samurai has decided to rename and rebrand Content Samurai as “Vidnami”. Yes, they are throwing away all of the branding work they have done in the past …

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Why Email Marketing Is Still “Da Boss”

Earlier this week I released a new product. Although you probably knew that (say “yes”!). A few minutes after it went live I was on a call with my pal Andie Brocklehurst. Just having a catch up, shooting the breeze and having a laugh. These days, if you have all your ducks in a row, …

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Andy Jenkins On Productivity

Yesterday, I heard the news that Andy Jenkins had died. I had followed him when I was new in this business and learned a lot from him. He was an extraordinary guy… His background was in film and movie production and had something to do with Haxan Films (that made The Blair Witch Project). He …

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Why I Sometimes Sit Through Boring Webinars

I received an email the other week from a customer who wanted to let me know that he did not appreciate being emailed about a webinar. Partly, it was because of his timezone and live webinars mostly were at silly times of the day (I get that – happens to me too). Mostly, however, it …

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