Red Beard University

With PlusThis new Conditional SMS feature, you can start a SMS conversation via tag. That means you could use their Google Sheets Updater to keep a running tally of orders from the last 30 days, and then once a month send a text to the top 5 buyers with a special offer… automatically. Mind blowing. […]

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My assistant Kim proofreads my blog posts. I want to choose when they publish. And I don’t want her to have to reassign a task to me after she reads them so I can go back to the post and schedule it. I use Zapier to make that happen. Here’s her Asana task list: The […]

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I like elegance. Google Sheets does a good job of showing me my daily new subscribers to my blog alongside my total subscribers: But how do you get that information in to Google Sheets? By hand is easy enough, but then your sheet is only accurate for today. With PlusThis Google Sheets Exporter, you can […]

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I love Graphly. It’s pretty. It isn’t too hard to set up. And by building dashboards with just a few metrics, you can keep your attention on the numbers that really matter. Watch their intro video by clicking to their home page:

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PlusThis just came out with Conditional SMS. It lets you have automated 2 way conversations based on info in the incoming text messages. Pretty cool. But it also lets you start a SMS conversation via tag. That means… You can now take action on people based on non logged in visitor behavior on your website. […]

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You want to offer a product at one price point until you sell X units, then offer it at a different price point. Here’s how, with PlusThis Scarcity Triggers. The Scenario I want to offer a limited number of low priced consulting calls each week. Usually I charge $300 an hour. I’m going to start […]

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You know Feedbolt emails your WordPress posts to contacts with an Infusionsoft tag. While Feedbolt internally shows stats on how many clicks each link earned, wouldn’t you like to see that in Google Analytics as well? Here’s the code: ~<a href="~RSS.URL~?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter">Read More…</a></p> Change ‘newsletter’ and ’email’ as appropriate for you. Or build a different UTM […]

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Jermaine’s course remains the best single training I’ve ever taken. It’s long. It’s not cheap. It includes dozens of WordPress plugins. And you’ll be a hero if you can implement half of what he teaches you how to do within 12 months. Check out the demo video here. Note that the membership in Jermaine’s Peak […]

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Zapier makes apps talk to each other. You can use it to send payment notifications from Infusionsoft to Slack, tasks from Slack to Asana, and much more. I made a how-to course of the basics of Zapier. It’s less than 2 hours, no fluff, and over 2,800 people around the world are already taking it. […]

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Greg Jenkins put together this excellent Infusionsoft Campaign Builder how-to course. It’s affordable, not too long, and conducted by a guy who trained people for Infusionsoft for years. Here’s the preview (opens Greg’s site): Check out the details on Monkeypodmarketing.com.

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I reviewed the top United States Presidential candidates 404 pages. Here’s what I found. I chose the best and worst pages in 3 areas: Call to Action– Do I know what I am supposed to do from here? Usability– Does the page follow best practices? Spirit– How does the page make me feel? The 404 […]

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You need to test your campaigns, but you don’t want to wait days for each campaign step to complete on your test contact. Here is the step-by-step to quickly testing your Infusionsoft campaigns. 1. Add your test contact to the campaign. This might mean filling out a webform, adding them to a campaign sequence, or […]

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