Time to read: 3 minutes. “How long should it take to start generating leads on my blog? How many blog posts are needed to make money, how often?” The answer may surprise you. In many cases we’re talking about a few months. Really? Yes, really. Here’s proof and 5 steps you can take right now to make it happen for you.
What’s his secret? Ed blogs in question-answer format. This helps him get found by clients “Googling” for helpful advice. He also writes blog articles that give customers guidance—making sure they don’t get ripped off. He steers them clear of risks. Ed explains solutions to problems customers have in was that creates clarity AND active curiosity in him.
This creates response! (leads)
Todd Todd Giannattasio, of Tresnic Media, challenged himself to write 50 articles in 25 days. His results? 1000% increase in targeted traffic to his Web site and, within a few months, business leads.
In some cases it can take as little as 2 days to get listed on page 1 of Google… if you play your cards right. And if you have a track record of posting relevant content in ways the Googlebot can understand. Here’s an example of a video I uploaded, optimized for keywords and Google listed on page 1 in just 2 days.
Let’s talk about what it means to “play your cards right” and start getting leads in a few months.
First, I’ll be honest. I’m not getting leads from my Vimeo video listing that is 2 days old. But will I soon?
I know this because I am doing what you can do too. Here’s what to do:
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Jeff Molander is the authority on starting sales conversations online. He teaches a proven, effective and repeatable communications process to spark buyers curiosity about what you're selling. He's a sought-after sales prospecting trainer to individual reps, teams of sellers and small businesses owners across the globe. He's an accomplished entrepreneur, having co-founded the Google Affiliate Network and what is today the Performics division of Publicis Groupe. Jeff also serves as adjunct digital marketing faculty at Loyola University’s school of business. His book, Off The Hook Marketing: How to Make Social Media Sell for You, is first to offer businesses a clear, practical way to create leads and sales with technology platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and blogs.