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Jeff Proctor

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Breaking The One Percent
Making Money
Money, Millennial
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Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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A big reason why Ben and I started Breaking The One Percent was to help people learn about different ways to make extra money. From simple gigs on the side, to launching a full-blown startup (and everything in between), we’ve researched it all. Obviously, earning extra money is something that can really change your life.… The post 113 Legitimate Ways to Make Extra Money on the Side appeared first on Breaking ...
Posted: Aug 30 2019 @ 11:00 PM
Are you tired of seeing the same lead generation tactics being blasted in your face by Facebook ads and big-name bloggers? You know, the one’s that say: “All you have to do is include a lead magnet in your post and email subscribers will just come your way in droves.”  “The more relevant the opt-in,… The post How to Start a Blog Interview Series With Leaders in Your Niche appeared first ...
Posted: Aug 05 2019 @ 11:44 PM
I firmly believe that blogging on Instagram is one of the most important things you can do in terms of marketing your business. That’s not to say that you should ignore huge traffic drivers such as Google and Pinterest. But when it comes to getting loyal fans and readers, it’s all about Instagram. Instagram allows… The post Blogging on Instagram: 6 Tips to Grow Your Blog and Get More Traffic appeared ...
Posted: Jul 01 2019 @ 11:56 PM
How amazing is it that you can start a blog with almost nothing and really quickly find yourself in the company of giants? I’m not there yet. But I know people who are. Ben and Jeff (the owners of this site), for example. Who you are, how you get started…none of that matters to your… The post Site Speed: Where to Start When Your WordPress Site is Slow 😓 appeared first ...
Posted: May 28 2019 @ 11:06 AM
In 2019, Pinterest filed their Initial Public Offering (IPO). Promoted pins, Pinterest’s version of paid advertising, is how the company makes money. As a publicly traded company, their concern will be to produce profit for their shareholders. Promoted pins are exactly how they will accomplish this. Fortunately, Pinterest has made significant improvements to the Promoted… The post The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Promoted Pins appeared first on Breaking The One Percent. ...
Posted: May 21 2019 @ 3:52 PM
When you start a blog, there’s a lot to learn about the legal side of blogging. Are there specific blog laws? How do I copyright website content? The list goes on and on. It doesn’t help that blogging rules and regulations can be confusing, intimidating, and overwhelming. Blog policies, copyrights, trademarks…they’re not things you’re expected… The post 3 Must-Have Policies for Beginner Bloggers (How to Blog Legally) appeared first on Breaking ...
Posted: May 14 2019 @ 3:14 PM
SEO. You cringe every time you hear it. Search Engine Optimization is probably one of the most misunderstood topics on the planet. But knowing how search engines work and how to optimize your content is crucial in order to succeed in an online landscape. Organic traffic is incredibly valuable for two reasons: There are 5… The post SEO for Bloggers: 4-Part Beginner Guide to Optimizing for Search appeared first on Breaking ...
Posted: May 01 2019 @ 12:45 PM
In the summer of 2017, I burned out. I was on a content creation treadmill. I had just finished a book manuscript and my publisher was asking me to plan the launch. Plus, like many other bloggers, I had freelance writing clients. And the never-ending requirement to write stuff for my own blogs, Totally Organised… The post 7 Smart Ways to Repurpose Blog Content and Get the Most Out of It ...
Posted: Apr 23 2019 @ 12:46 PM
The road to full-time blogging is a bumpy one. Sometimes, you feel like you’re standing on the edge of a new beginning. If only your blog could make just a few hundred more bucks a month, you could afford to quit your job and finally live the life of your dreams. What if I told… The post How To Write and Execute An Effective Cold Email Campaign appeared first on Breaking ...
Posted: Apr 16 2019 @ 1:45 PM
Hi there, my name is Mike. Today I’m going to show you why I believe user intent is the most overlooked part of growing your blog with SEO. Yes, on-page SEO, creating “epic” content, and building high-quality backlinks get all the attention in SEO circles these days (and for good reason). But I truly believe… The post How To Master “User Intent” To Improve Your SEO appeared first on Breaking The ...
Posted: Apr 09 2019 @ 10:25 AM


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