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Squarespace Review: Pros, Cons and a Data-Backed Conclusion

In our Squarespace review we look beyond the beautiful templates. We ask and answer the question: How successful are solopreneurs using Squarespace to build their business?

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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 4 December 2019 | 11:29 pm

How to Create a Landing Page That Gets Results

Turn your landing page into a winner: simple guidelines to follow when you create a landing page from scratch.

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Margit Streifeneder

Margit Streifeneder is the Communications Manager at SiteSell. She handles the Editorial Calendar, coordinates marketing initiatives and is renowned for her organisational skills. She's passionate about helping solopreneurs achieve success, and enjoys interviewing SBI! members about their achievements. Her personal goal is "never being cold again," so she chose to settle in Nicaragua, for now.

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Posted on 27 November 2019 | 10:41 pm

How to Monetize a Blog: 32 Ways to Make Money Blogging

Wondering how to monetize a blog or website? These 32 ideas will get your mind bubbling. Implement a few and watch the dollars start flowing.

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Margit Streifeneder

Margit Streifeneder is the Communications Manager at SiteSell. She handles the Editorial Calendar, coordinates marketing initiatives and is renowned for her organisational skills. She's passionate about helping solopreneurs achieve success, and enjoys interviewing SBI! members about their achievements. Her personal goal is "never being cold again," so she chose to settle in Nicaragua, for now.

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Posted on 15 November 2019 | 12:47 am

20 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Subheading

What is a subheading? The key to keeping readers engaged. Improve your blog posts with these 20 tips for how to write irresistible subheadings.

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Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews is Solo Build It!'s Content Team Lead. She describes her day job and 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 13 November 2019 | 4:30 am

The Ultimate List of Work From Home Tips

Love the thought of working from home but not sure where to begin? Here are 30 practical, actionable tips to get you started!

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Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews is Solo Build It!'s Content Team Lead. She describes her day job and 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 November 2019 | 11:24 pm

7 Proven Ideas for Creating and Selling Digital Products

Does selling digital products sound too complicated? Here’s a simple guide to get started, plus ideas and examples to get inspired.

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Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews

Cath Andrews is Solo Build It!'s Content Team Lead. She describes her day job and 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 6 November 2019 | 11:26 pm

42 Brilliant Home-Based Business Ideas

Looking for home-based business ideas to fit a career around your family? One of these 42 suggestions is bound to suit your skills and talents.

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Carol Leather

Carol Leather

Carol Leather is Co-Team Leader of the amazing Sitesell Support Team. She started her first successful online business, www.needlework-tips-and-techniques.com, with Solo Build It! in 2006 and it's still going strong. She loves photographing and drawing wildlife. She shares her walks in the English countryside on her new site www.naturewalkswithcarol.com. When she is not busy with all the above, she works on her two cooking sites! All using Solo Build It!, of course.

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Posted on 29 October 2019 | 11:50 pm

How to Make a Living Blogging (and Quit Your Day Job)

Wondering how to make a living blogging? No matter what niche you are in, you'll learn some actionable lessons from these eight successful bloggers.

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Margit Streifeneder

Margit Streifeneder is the Communications Manager at SiteSell. She handles the Editorial Calendar, coordinates marketing initiatives and is renowned for her organisational skills. She's passionate about helping solopreneurs achieve success, and enjoys interviewing SBI! members about their achievements. Her personal goal is "never being cold again," so she chose to settle in Nicaragua, for now.

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Posted on 26 October 2019 | 1:51 am