BTXP 009: 15 Tips to Help Keep Your Blog Secure from Threats

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Getting hacked is one of the worst things that can happen to a blog or website owner.

It can destroy weeks or months of work, cause large amounts of personal stress and even affect your revenue streams.

Sadly, getting hacked is one of the realities of online business.

In today’s episode I am going to go over 15 tips that will hopefully help you become more prepared. It’s my sincere hope that some of this information might be a catalyst for keeping you and your blog safe.

View the episode in iTunes here or if you like you can download it to your computer here and listen later.

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BTXP 008: 37 Blogging Tips in Around 27 Minutes

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Every now and then you just get stuck for ideas. I think every blogger will recognize that feeling. Well, today I’ve got 37 blogging tips for you in around 27 minutes. My hope is that it gives you something new to think about.

It’s been a while since I’ve done a podcast and so decided to pack as many quick blogging tips as I could into a 30 minute episode.

They aren’t in any real order and I bounce around from beginner to expert tips, but I think you should find something useful no matter what level of blogging you are up to.

You can view the episode in iTunes here or if you like you can download it to your computer here.

What are your best blogging tips?

If you’ve got any tips that aren’t mentioned in the podcast please leave a comment below and let me know. I’m always so fascinated at what you guys know and have experimented with so I learn a lot from these session.

Don’t be shy!


BTXP 007: Don’t Boost Your Facebook Posts

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We all know the Facebook Boost button. It’s been a controversial little addition since it was released.

Today I’m talking about a $200 experiment that I conducted using that button, and why I now think it’s probably best if you don’t boost your posts. There’s something much better out there.

If you’ve ever spent money boosting something on Facebook then you might want to listen to this one.

Subscribe and listen on iTunes or if you like you can download it to your computer.

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BTXP 006: How to Pay the Bills When You Work from Home

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Last week I published a big guide on how to work from home that covered the ins and outs of the whole shebang.

Since then I’ve had a lot feedback and interesting questions, especially from bloggers who are looking to make a transition to working from home but aren’t sure how to pay the bills in the meantime.

Today’s episode of Blog Tyrant’s XPeriments is all about a few little tips I picked up over the years on how to do just that.

Subscribe on iTunes or you can download it to your computer.

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BTXP 005: One Landing Page That Every Blogger Must Build Today

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There’s one landing page that every blogger must build. And you might want to build more than one of them…

I’m talking about a page that every blog should have on it by default.

And once I tell you what that page is, I want to give you a few tricks to get the most out of it and increase your conversions to the point that you really start to notice some big changes.

Click here to listen to the episode on iTunes or you can download it to your computer.

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BTXP 004: Do Pop-Ups (Really) Convert?

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Pop-ups are a contentious issue for bloggers and website owners.

Most people love to hate them.

But the interesting thing is that almost all of the really successful websites and blogs out there use a pop-up in one form or another. In fact, some blog owners have even said that a good pop up was integral to their success.

In this episode I want to show you a few experiments that have yielded some very interesting results on the old pop-up issue.

I’ll even talk about one marketer who uses pop-ups in a very sneaky (but successful) way.

Click here to listen to the episode on iTunes or if you like you can download it to your computer.

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BTXP 003: 6 Ways to Increase Open Rates on Your Mail Outs (Plus Two Tricks)

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Increasing open rates on mail outs is really hard.

In fact, it can take a lot of testing and tweaking to even just get a small percentage of a change in how many people open up the emails that you send out.

Today I’d like to show you a few experiments where I’ve been having some wins (and fails!) with my own mail outs.

There’s also two tricks in there that I “borrowed” from people who know what they’re doing.

Click here to listen and subscribe on iTunes or you can right click and select ‘Save Target’ if you’d like to download to your computer.

I really hope you enjoy this one!

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BTXP 002: 5 Big Experiments for a Successful Sidebar

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Does your sidebar actually help your blog?

Does it lead to more sign ups, page views and sales?

Not always.

In fact, some of the sidebars I look at are actually doing a lot of harm because they aren’t using a deliberate strategy, the right plugins and are making some very basic design mistakes.

What a waste of some very valuable real estate.

Click here to listen and subscribe on iTunes or you can right click and select save target as to download to your computer.

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BTXP 001: 5 Things You Don’t Know About Affiliate Marketing

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Welcome to my new Podcast! It’s called Blog Tyrant XPeriments and it’s all about sharing quick insights into the experiments that me and my friends are carrying out in the blogging and online marketing world.

This is not an interview show!

I won’t be talking to any big marketing superheroes or anything like that. It’s just you, me and an experiment.

Read on to find out more.

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