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Healthy Retirement: How to Live Happily Ever After

A happy, healthy retirement starts with planning. Here’s how to consider the physical, psychological and financial impacts of retirement before it hits.

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Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews is Solo Build It!'s Content Team Lead. Having taken early retirement from work in social care, she describes her "day job" - her online business, Raising Happy Chickens, like this: I spend my time doing what my mother calls “playing on that blasted computer all day” — and I love it. Knowing that other people benefit from my knowledge gives me goose-bumps. And goose-bumps are as important to me as the money my online business makes.

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Posted on 1 July 2020 | 12:48 am

8 Call to Action Examples to Fire Up Your Marketing

Trying to improve your newsletter signup rate or your contact form? You'll get inspiration and hands-on tips from these real life call to action examples.

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Debs Seeber

Debs Seeber has been the director of SiteSell Pros since 2008, Solo Build It! Forum Admin since 2004, and SBIer since 2002. She provides guidance to Solo Build It! customers as well as writing training articles for Solo Build It!’s customer article archive and the Solo Build It! Blog.

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Posted on 10 June 2020 | 1:07 am

7 Strategic Ad and CTA Placements for Maximum Impact

Where you place your ads and calls to action on your website impacts how well they convert. We look into 7 effective placements (with real life examples).

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Debs Seeber

Debs Seeber has been the director of SiteSell Pros since 2008, Solo Build It! Forum Admin since 2004, and SBIer since 2002. She provides guidance to Solo Build It! customers as well as writing training articles for Solo Build It!’s customer article archive and the Solo Build It! Blog.

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Posted on 27 May 2020 | 2:24 am

Make Your Call to Action Irresistible: 20 Best Practices

Get your visitors to take the action you want them to with these call to action best practices. Includes a free checklist.

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Debs Seeber

Debs Seeber has been the director of SiteSell Pros since 2008, Solo Build It! Forum Admin since 2004, and SBIer since 2002. She provides guidance to Solo Build It! customers as well as writing training articles for Solo Build It!’s customer article archive and the Solo Build It! Blog.

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Posted on 15 May 2020 | 10:27 pm

How to Monetize Your Blog: The One Mistake You Need to Fix

Hit by Amazon’s recent affiliate payout changes? Here’s why and how we should diversify our income -- and what's holding us back.

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Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews is Solo Build It!'s Content Team Lead. Having taken early retirement from work in social care, she describes her "day job" - her online business, Raising Happy Chickens, like this: I spend my time doing what my mother calls “playing on that blasted computer all day” — and I love it. Knowing that other people benefit from my knowledge gives me goose-bumps. And goose-bumps are as important to me as the money my online business makes.

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Posted on 8 May 2020 | 2:38 am

9 Tips to Start, Grow and Run Your Online Business

Starting your online business requires different tips & skills than when you're growing or running it. Here are 9 tips for online business success for each step.

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Yuki Evoy

Yuki Evoy is the Social Media Coordinator at SiteSell. She handles the Social Media calendar and posts interesting stuff about solopreneurs, blogging and online business building. Between balancing her SBI! for WordPress blog and work for SiteSell, her motto is "if you really love what you’re doing, you can always find time."

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Posted on 1 May 2020 | 2:58 am

Beginner’s Guide to Choosing the Best WordPress Ecommerce Plugin for Your Business

If you have a WordPress website or blog, making money online is an attractive option, particularly if you’ve had significant negative impacts to your financial well-being due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Carole Macpherson

Carole Macpherson is a SiteSell Professional and member of the Content team. She is an IT professional and proficient webmaster who is well known for sharing her technical knowledge in the SBI! forums.

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Posted on 25 April 2020 | 12:12 am

How to Save & Earn Extra: 8 Tips to Retire on Little Money

Retiring on little money is possible. You just need to get creative with ways to save money and earn extra money in your retirement. Here are 8 how-to tips.

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Yuki Evoy

Yuki Evoy is the Social Media Coordinator at SiteSell. She handles the Social Media calendar and posts interesting stuff about solopreneurs, blogging and online business building. Between balancing her SBI! for WordPress blog and work for SiteSell, her motto is "if you really love what you’re doing, you can always find time."

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Posted on 17 April 2020 | 1:15 am