Do you need to increase your engagement level and newsletter signups? Have you ever thought about using a video to accomplish this? Using whiteboard videos to increase your newsletter sign-ups is a great way to do this.
Whiteboard videos are a unique type of animation that allows you to capture more viewers by letting them see your presentation as you go.
It’s fun for kids and adults alike because it is similar to a “teacher presentation” that people are used to within a school setting. It takes an idea from the beginning and makes the viewer feel they are watching it play out from beginning to end by drawing and sketching it out with a moving hand.
Whiteboard videos are very effective with sales presentations because they create a scenario that is similar to literally being in front of the client in real time as you present your product. They are also fun to watch and will increase your level of interest just by their fun animations.
Not only are whiteboard videos an excellent way to increase your newsletter sign-ups, they will also help you stand out from the competition as they are quickly seen as engaging and premium content. When you increase sign-ups to your mailing list, you get more leads and potential clients and improve your potential for recruiting new members.
When you create your whiteboard presentation, you will want to include the following things to increase interest:
Information About Your Business
One of the things you will want to include within your presentation is information about your business. The history of how your business came about and a timeline of your business milestones is a good thing to include. This will inform viewers about what your business is about and what it might mean to them. It also increases your credibility with viewers and improves your transparency.
It’s also important to note that creating content for a business newsletter is completely different than coming up with content for a general audience or niche site. If you are having trouble coming up with ideas on the type of content or whiteboard videos to create for your audience, be sure to check out these newsletter content ideas.
Ways Your Business Will Help Others
Remember that it is not so much your products and services that people want. It is what your products and services can do for them. Use your whiteboard presentations to present your products and services in a way that helps you create a desire to purchase due to how you will help them.
In reference to getting people on your mailing list, don’t just think about using video as a lead generation tool, also think of it as a way to provide better service and content to your audience. A perfect example of this would be product/service reviews, testimonials, and walkthroughs of how to better use your services — all possible through the use of whiteboard videos.
Key Components of Your Business
When you doing any type of content creation of presentation for a business, you will want to include the major components of your business or what you have to offer. For example, if you are a digital marketing firm, you might include a bullet list of items that you offer such as:
- Digital video
- Content writing
This is just an example, and you can do it in many other ways, in addition to bullet lists. We all know how boring basic presentation slides can be. Be creative with your whiteboard video and bring your content to life with real animation and engagement.
Have fun with it!
Remember that whiteboard animations are meant to be fun. Even to corporate executives with six-figure salaries who watch the corporate video, there is still an element of entertainment that they want to see in media. You can capture the attention of the busy business person by being creative and entertaining.
If you are still struggling to come up with ideas on how to create an effective whiteboard video for your blog, brand or business, be sure to check out this expert roundup post where 23 different experts share their best whiteboard video creation tips.
Remember your call to action!
Don’t forget that your call to action is one of the most important elements of your whiteboard video. You can have the best presentation known to man. But if you forget to include a call to action or have an ineffective call to action, you defeat your purpose.
Think about what you want your audience to do. If you want them to sign up for your newsletter, ask them to do so near the end of the presentation and give them a link to follow to do this. By making your presentation interesting from the beginning to the end, you will guarantee that they will see your call to action at the end.
The main thing is to be upbeat and fun. Create the sense that it is to their advantage to sign up for your newsletter. Promise them even more interesting whiteboard videos or other free resources such as eBooks or media to get them to come back.
Whiteboard videos are one of the best tools you have to capture your audience in a way that takes them through an entire experience, while also offering an innovative method to present your product and your brand in a compelling way.
Don’t think whiteboard videos and tutorials will work with your site? Only one way to find out… create one of your own and start testing today!
How Much Traffic Do You Need to Make Money Blogging?
But I do know this; if you ask this question you think like employees. Bad mindset for a blogger. Employees think putting in set amounts of work or reaching some specific goal results in receiving income. 100% of the time, this is NOT true as a professional or amateur blogger. Nobody has any idea how your traffic behaves. Is it targeted, or general? How did you attract your readers? Drilling deeper, it is impossible to surmise that a specific amount of traffic leads to some set amount of income.
Traffic and blogging income are only related in that, if you drive titanic amounts of targeted traffic to your blog, you will make some coin. But other than driving monstrous amounts of traffic – and any blogger asking this question is 10,000 to 20,000 hours away from this type of traffic – you need to understand that making money blogging is about generously helping people, building bonds, creating value, trusting in the process and developing your money mindset diligently, vibing abundance.
Do you want to make money blogging? Stop looking at traffic stats. Nobody pays you like an employer if you register 100 visitors daily to your blog. Stop thinking like an employee. Begin thinking like an entrepreneur. Help people generously. Make friends. Trust in the blogging process. Trust yourself. Think abundantly. Keep helping people. Develop your money mindset. Open multiple streams of income. Money will flow your way if you focus less on traffic stats and things, and more on generously helping human beings. Help people generously, patiently and persistently. Make money. This is the secret to successful blogging. But most bloggers fall lost in a world of stats and employee-level thinking, falsely believing generating a specific number of daily blog visitors results in some blogging employer paying them a set salary, a paycheck, for a goal achieved.
Do not fall prey to this common blogging mindset error in error. Money flows to you based on your generous service and based on your trust in the blogging process. Money can and will arrive but only after you relax, detach, help folks and give little or no thought to money, traffic and other blogging outcomes. The less you think about making money through your blog, the more you help people. The more you help people, the more money you eventually make. Successful blogging and making money is simply about helping tons of people for free to increase your blogging skills and exposure. Open multiple streams of income through which to prosper. Eventually, money flows to you.
Do not get distracted by ideas consistent with the blog post title question. Do not get caught up in blogging money and traffic outcomes. Stop looking for your blogging pay day and get busy helping people freely to learn the secret of effective blog monetizing. Money finds generous servants and money sprints away from bloggers routinely obsessed with making money. Sure you want to promote yourself at every turn. Goodness knows, I am always promoting my 100 plus eBooks and 2 blogging courses in all I do. Plus I promote my audio books and paperbacks, too. But my intent is mostly about helping as many bloggers as possible through guest posting, posting to my blog and via podcasting and broadcasting live. Prospering grows easier the more I help folks freely.
How to Develop Super Human Confidence in Your Blog
Baby steps, my Young Blogging Padawans.
New bloggers, baby step your way to being super human confident in your blog. Being wracked by doubt, with a little wild excitement mixed in, you cannot gain unreal confidence in your blog today. But slowly and steadily gaining clarity gives you the foundation upon which to become a highly successful blogger who feels bold, knowing your blog rocks.
I am about super human confident in my blog. I am developing the same level of confidence in my eBooks and courses, too. Why? Believing in my blog and premium offerings helps me to help more people and I also make more money too, which is neat, considering I live a worldly life.
Follow these tips.
1: Feel and Release Fears-Doubts Aligned with Your Blog
Before you become confident, you need to purge any lack of confidence. I know this feels bad but tis a necessary step to become super duper confident in your blog and in your premium offerings, too. Sit with doubts, those nasty traitors. Be with your fears about self, your writing ability and your blog presentation. Feel these unpleasant energies. Clear the energies. Proceed from a clearer, more confident, space. Confidence is borne of clearing a lack of confidence. Do messy energy work to become uber confident in your blog and in your blogging abilities.
2: Surround Yourself with Loving Bloggers
Loving, caring, compassionate bloggers see brilliance in you when you cannot seem to see it in yourself. Although all confidence issues flow inside-out, you need a network of supportive people around you who believe in you, versus being around haters or negative nellies. Never, ever, ever surround yourself with poverty conscious, failure conscious bloggers. Are you running a cyber charity? Are you a therapist? No! Negative people stuck in fear and failure throw negative cross currents into your being, shaking your already fragile confidence in your blog.
Hang with folks who believe in you and who believe in your blog. Pros share where and how you can improve but they always believe in someone who follows their dreams, and will instill that faith in you, and in your blog, too.
3: Write Your Butt Off and Publish Content Like the Dickens
Writing and publishing content is like breathing to me. I do not lose confidence in my ability to breathe because this is an automatic, auto-pilot, process. I just breathe without thinking about it. Ditto for writing and blogging. I wrote and blogged for 20,000 to 30,000 hours so now it is an automatic, easy process I have super human confidence in. I do not even think about it because I do it routinely, automatically, on a type of auto-pilot borne of making writing and blogging a habit.
If someone criticizes my blog, it is like someone criticizing my breathing; sounds weird, or funny, but it stirs me not, because I have equal confidence in each.
4: Do Energy Work
I do not play around; 3-4 hours of energy work daily allowed me to face, feel and release blog doubts, to become the clear, confident blogger I am today. Consider meditating, or doing yin yoga, or doing Kriya yoga, and power walking. Or do it all. I spend 3-4 hours doing each – collectively – daily, to expand my awareness so I can feel and clear doubts and so I can blog mainly from an abundant, generous, relaxed, detached vibe.
Be confident guys. Believe in your blog. Follow these 4 tips to succeed and to become super human confident in your blog.
Should You Search for New Blogging Niche Ideas?
Ask yourself that question and you will get an answer that best suits you.
I went with the blogging tips niche for people who want to circle the globe. But I did not go for this niche to be new, edgy or different. I had lived that life for many years. This made sense for me. I was being genuine, honest and as authentic as one can be. Perfect match. But if I chose a new niche from an energy solely of financial gain, being popular or some other fear-based driver, I would have fallen flat on my blogging face.
Why would you ask someone for new niche ideas? What is the energy or intent there? Do you want the fast track to success? Or are you in a creative space, wishing to do something different? I see searching for new blogging niches as being a waste of time considering the endless, established niches we already have at our disposal. Why waste time and energy searching for some niche if you have all the niches you need right before your cyber eyes? Toss in the fact that you need to research the niche inside-out if you have no prior knowledge and you invest a significant amount of time just to get the blog off of the ground. Makes no sense to me.
What do you love talking about? What is your biggest passion? Start there. Select that niche. You already have an ample supply of information in your noggin and the confidence to discuss the niche in clear, cogent fashion. Who cares if the niche is new or old? The blogging tips niche – my main niche – has been around for a few decades. Who cares? There is nothing new under the sun blogging-wise but thousands of new bloggers join our ranks daily. I also find that I seem to be converting people to blogging the more I persist in creating and connecting, keeping at this gig, being present, helping spread awareness about a pretty cool blogging niche, and, about a pretty cool way to help people and to free yourself.
Go with What You Know
When it comes to picking a blogging niche, go with what you know. Pick a niche inside of your blogging and knowledge wheelhouse because being armed with knowledge, experience, and a pulsating passion for discussing the niche makes you stand out from the blogging crowd in a major league way. I created this blogging course in under a day. Imagine that? 6 hours of recordings and oodles of blogging knowledge, packaged into a course that I created in under 24 hours. Imagine how much I needed to know about blogging and how confident and clear I had to be in myself, to ship in 24 hours? I go with what I know; sure doesn’t hurt me.
But when you pick a new blogging niche you have no knowledge of, it takes you 2 months to create and ship the course. Not good. There is the quick, and the dead, in the blogging world. We need be patient, persistent and generous to succeed online but in the same regard, adding years to your learning curve by deviating from what you know is a foolish blogging idea. Why? Go with what you know to prosper mightily over the long haul and to hit the ground running.
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