Join the Blogging Challenge That’s Right For You

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Wait…You didn’t even know Uncork Your Dork offered a blogging challenge?? Jokes on you!!  I offer FOUR!!!!  (Over-achiever…I know.) I am SO excited I can barely see straight today!!  I’ve been planning this blogging challenge for almost a month now…and I’m finally ready to reveal my master plan for moving Uncork Your Dork into the future.  🙂 We are shifting like a Rubix Cube…YOU CAN’T SOLVE UUUUUS!! Ahem…anyhoo.  I told you I was excited! If you are ANYTHING like me…which…

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New to SEO and Traffic Building? START HERE!

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First off…I want to give you a HUGE welcome to the Uncork Your Dork family!  I’m so glad to make your seriously awesome acquaintance! In case you are wondering who I am…my name is Terra Dawn and I’m the founder of the Uncork Your Dork blog and Facebook community! I’m a nerd with a bad case of dorkism, a devotee to the Doctor (of the Who variety…not the “Oh dear lord, do I HAVE to pay to have my personal…

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The Importance of Using Analogies in Humor Writing

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Why using analogies in your blog posts can increase your humor factor. Think about an analogy kind of like the Olsen Twins. The look the same, they talk the same, but they are CLEARLY different people (so they say…I still think they might be clones). That’s exactly what an analogy is! An analogy is when you illustrate the properties of one item or action by drawing a reference to another item or action. (I don’t know if you noticed my…

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How to Create a Sales Funnel When You Really Hate Writing

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What is it and how can you create a sales funnel?  Alright, alright.  I KNOW you know what a sales funnel is and you want to get to the good stuff…but before we do (or before you skip ahead…don’t you DARE scroll!!), I want to tell you why your definition of “sales funnels” is WRONG. Most business peeps would define a “sales funnel” as a series of emails that mold your reader into a customer through well timed information and…

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12 Examples of Brilliant Opt-in Offers for List Building

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A HUGE myth in the download creation world these days, is that simply creating a download for every blog post will increase your newsletter list! This is NOT the case!!  Your download has to be in the right place at the right time, in front the RIGHT reader, and SUPER useful in order for it to influence anyone! SO, to dispel this myth even farther, today I wanted to talk about about not only the RULES to a converting download…but…

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This One Simple Question Will Help You Find Your Customer’s Pain Points

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Fair warning…this is NOT an easy lesson…and wanna know what’s worse? You’re going to have to do this exercise FOR…EH…VER. If you don’t understand what issues and emotions your customer is facing, you’re posts, downloads and products are doomed to the sub par, digital trash can. What are pain points? Paint points are the problems causing your reader emotional angst. Pain points always correlate with an emotion such as irritation, annoyance, or general pissy-ness. These are legit problems that YOU…

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The Uncork Your Dork Download Library for Bloggers Just Got EVEN BETTER

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Here’s your access to the Free Download Library for Bloggers! SOOOOO MANY GOOD THINGS IN ONE PLACE!!! Alright…so you know when you THINK you have something amazing, but then time passes, you learn a lot of new shit, and you realize you can make that amazing thing EVEN MORE AMAZINGER!!!!!???? Yeah…that’s what I did.  About five months ago, I created a download library.  I used the simple WordPress framework to get it all put together.  I was proud of it,…

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The Challenge to Profit Webinar: Challenge Your Traffic On November 19th

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Join the Challenge to Profit Webinar on November 19th and Challenge Your Traffic in 2017!  2016 was a weird year.  A lot of pretty craptastic things happened…and a lot of seriously amaze-balls, awesome-sauce stuff squeezed it’s way in.  I don’t know about you guys…but I am FULLY determined to make 2017 freakin’ fantastic. In March of 2016, I started Uncork Your Dork, and within 3 months of launching…I was already seeing around 4 thousand peeps a month to the blog…and…

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The 2017 Blogging Planner of Kickassery is Here!

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The Free 2017 Blogging Planner  Early in March of 2016…I launched the 2016 Small Business Planner.  Over the last 8 months, it’s gone from a trickle of excitement to a surge of over 350 subscribers!!  SO, I decided to spit shine this bad boy up and launch a BRAND NEW VERSION for the new year.  With over 30 pages of goal planning, niching and customer pain points…my goal is for your business to be organized and simplified by next year, and…

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Why Launching a Free Blog Challenge Means Making an Automated Income

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Why You Should be Launching a Free Blog Challenge I’ll be honest with you, launching a free blog challenge has never been on my to do list. Three months ago…my full attention was on how to increase traffic and how to at least START to see a trickle of consistent income come in.  I was on all of the social media’s, every Facebook Group…and pinning like a mad woman, and there WAS a bump!!  I was seeing about 6,000 in traffic…

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The 6 Places Your PERFECT Reader is Hiding Online

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Let’s pretend you’ve put together an amazing audience, epic downloads, a stronger brand and organized schedules.  Let’s pretend you’ve REALLY got your digital shit together…and the final piece of your puzzle is going to be making sure your perfect audience can FIND your perfect product at the exact moment they need it!  So how do we go about making this magic happen? Let’s FIND out. (Yes…I said that like the Tootsie Pop owl.) Find Out Where Your Customers Hang Out…

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What do World of Warcraft, Sex and Small Business have in common?

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What do World of Warcraft, Sex and Small Business have in common? Grinding! HA….I laughed out loud at that one.  (For all you non-gaming nerds out there, “grinding” is the act of doing INCREDIBLY  boring “gathering and creation” quests.  It’s what you do to kill time, level up your character, and build mediocre gear.  It serves a purpose, though!!) Ahem…anyhoo.  Today, I’m going to leave off the other two and just talk about the sex part. ….I kid! Being a…

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