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If you could only learn one thing about getting leads online it should be this:Start with PainWhen someone's in pain, whether physically, emotionally or financially, other things get set aside.Pain is a disruption.Pain can be the ache in your lower back that never goes away, it can be the crushing loneliness you feel when your latest blind date crashes and burns and it can be the frustration you feel when you try everything but still get little-t...
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If you could only learn one thing about getting leads online it should be this:Start with PainWhen someone's in pain, whether physically, emotionally or financially, other things get set aside.Pain is a disruption.Pain can be the ache in your lower back that never goes away, it can be the crushing loneliness you feel when your latest blind date crashes and burns and it can be the frustration you feel when you try everything but still get little-t...
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Since it was born, online marketers have been hard at work trying to use social media to benefit their businesses.Today, many businesses boast impressive social media statistics: Tons of followers/fans/connections/etc., Plenty of online engagement with targeted prospects, and Lots of folks sharing their content on social media and beyond. Unfortunately, many of the same businesses can't seem to tie any of those statistics back to real business re...
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The best way to think about search engine optimization (SEO) is to not think about it at all. Press play to learn more: 
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Sometimes you never know where leads will come from. Today I was notified that my About.me profile (https://about.me/mattmansfield) was selected as a Staff Pick. Getting lots of views and lots of opt-ins on my Content Personality Type Quiz that's linked to from the profile page.

Like they say at the Illinois Lottery, "You gotta' be in it to win it."

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Thanks to its flexibility and low price, WordPress really is the best site builder for small businesses. That said, there are other options and in certain circumstances, they can be a better choice when building your site.
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The day you hang your "Open for Business" sign online is an exciting one. You're full of hope and ready for clients.You've done your homework. Now that you're online, you know you need to help your targeted prospects find you, come to trust you and ultimately convert into one of your leads.Excited, you build your online leads generation machine and start feeding it with opt-in offers and content. As it cranks to life, your machine begins to bring...
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Wanna' launch your online leads generation machine in 30 days? Take the challenge!

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Sign-up by Friday, May 1st and I'll guide you with actionable steps each and every day. You'll learn by doing and after 30 days, your online marketing machine will be up and running.
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    President, 2010 - present
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Matt Mansfield is the President of Matt About Business where he helps solopreneurs convert their expertise into qualified leads online. Interested? Take the FREE "What's Your Content Personality Type?" quiz today: http://mab.rocks/13BvDW8

As the Tech Editor at Small Business Trends, Matt focuses on the geekier side of small business by connecting technology trends, tools and tips with real world business goals and value.

A prolific content creator, Matt is the author of the book, "The Beginner’s Guide to Content Marketing for Small Businesses."

Online, Matt's published content has been featured on sites such as the American Express OPEN Forum, the SCORE Small Business Blog and Pitney Bowes’ pbSmart™ Essentials blog as well as many others.

Matt also writes about content marketing and other small business topics over at the Matt About Business blog.

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Matt lives in the suburbs North of Chicago with his wife, four kids, one dog and many, many books.
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  • Boston University
    Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, 1986 - 1990
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How Content Keeps My Site on the Front Page of Google | Matt About Business
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The results of my Google search engine optimization efforts make a compelling real-world use case for content marketing. Learn how to get th

How To Achieve Online Goals Without Getting Overwhelmed
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This infographic details 3 website metrics on which to keep an eye and includes some suggestions of what to do when they indicate low perfor