If you’ve been struggling to build your subscriber list – despite focusing on serving the needs of one specific reader – despite asking the #1 question that will gain you a loyal following – despite dishing out the best content you can…
You’re probably making a mistake that is going to cripple your ability to grow your subscriber list.
Let me back up.
Every time you show your reader a link, you’re inviting her to leave the page she’s currently reading to follow that link. You know that, right?
If you’ve read my post on how to convert Pinterest visitors to subscribers, you know it’s important to prioritize what’s in your sidebar and to get rid of anything that would prevent people from subscribing to your blog. So if you’re like my standard reader, you’ll ditch the blog awards, toss the blogroll, and cut down on your ads to the ones that are truly making you some money.
But you’ve probably overlooked the one thing that’s even worse for your subscriber numbers, innocently thinking that it’s helping you. Continue Reading