(Email from Thursday, January 3)
What do you think of when you hear the word hack? As in business hacks, lifehacks, content hacks…
To be honest, for me it’s one of those words I’ve never liked. I don’t know where my negative reaction to the word first came from, except that there ARE some none-too-pleasant connotations for the word hack.
A computer hacker is usually someone who breaks in illegally.
Hacking can also mean “cutting with unskillful or irregular blows.”
And maybe the biggest one is to call a person a hack when they aren’t very good at what they do. (A mediocre writer is called a hack!)
BUT like lots of words, this one has it’s good side, too. Like this:
Hack (noun): a usually simple and clever tip or technique for accomplishing some familiar task more easily and efficiently.
That sounds pretty positive doesn’t it? Simple and clever; easy and efficient; those are words I can get behind!
Isn’t it funny that hack can mean unskilled or mediocre in one sense, and clever/efficient in another? How ironic!
Content is another one of those words.
Not a negative word, certainly, but it’s not an interesting one either, until you really dig into what it means.
Content is your WRITING.
It’s your books, your emails, your products that you sell, your social media conversations, your short reports, your giveaways, your blog posts, your articles–I could go on and on.
In short: a business doesn’t run without content. And content is what makes your audience love you.
So I call THAT pretty interesting–and exciting!
Content Profit Hacks is a training that Amy Harrop put out a little while back and the simplest way to put it is that it’s a shortcut to creating content.
Or, to borrow from my definition above:
“…a simple and clever tip or technique for accomplishing your content creation tasks more easily and efficiently.”
First let me tell you what Content Profit Hacks IS, and then I’ll tell you what I think about it, and what I found inside it. (AND if you want to pick this one up, I have a coupon code you can use to save $10.)
Coupon code: JANUARY10
Content Profit Hacks is a 90+ page PDF training guide with step-by-step instructions for creating content FAST. It also includes over-the-shoulder videos AND a cheatsheet.
In the training, Amy will show you how to produce a ton of great content on demand that delivers traffic, sales, profits, email subscribers, and more! She’ll show you how to ‘hack’ the content generation system.
She doesn’t hold anything back as she shows you, step-by-step, everything she knows about producing content quickly with a number of (mostly free) online tools.
- Word Processing and Slide Creation Hacks
- Rebrandable Content Hacks
- Automated software and tools hacks
- And much, much more!
Here’s my take on the training, from the INSIDE:
First, there are some great tips for creating content quickly and easily, including tips for using rebrandable content, such as your PLR or Public Domain items.
What makes this even BETTER than many products on the topic is the list of tools she shares that make things easier.
There’s one (FREE) tool that will allow you to search your content for a keyword, phrase, quote, or topic and quickly extract what you’re looking for.
This is HUGE when it comes to PLR, especially if you have as much as I have. I do my best to sort and categorize mine to make things easy to find, but still end up spending LOTS of time searching for just the right content.
To be honest, I would have paid for this product just to find out about that one tool. But that isn’t all there is.
There’s another tool that allows you to break down all of your content into categorized topics and keywords. This makes further content creation much, much quicker.
One of the first things I have my coaching clients do, when it comes to writing their Business Card Book, or a series of books is to inventory their existing content.
It’s a BIG job for most people, and this just makes it easier.
There’s a lot more too: like ways to format content quickly, ways to “remix” your content to make it new and fresh, and one of my FAVORITE hacks is on page 35-36.
(Hint: Microsoft Word had a feature in it years ago – discontinued in 2010-that would allow you to summarize content. I’ve sorely missed that feature, but Amy has a solution!)
And it’s not just TELLING you about tools, Amy also SHOWS you exactly how to use them, both in the screenshots in the PDF and in the accompanying videos. The cheatsheet gives you a summary of the hacks, along with where in the main guide to find more detail, and a direct link to demo videos.
The more I read through this training, the more I realized how valuable it is, and it’s valuable to ANYONE who creates content in any way. Whether you use your own, or rebrandable content, or a combination of both, like I do.
This is a must have for anyone who creates content:
- Online Marketers
- Service Providers
- And more!
Inside Content Profit Hacks, you will discover the secrets to creating all kinds of content fast in a fraction of the time!
- Printables (worksheets, journals, etc)
- Short Reports
- Blog Posts
- One Page style content
- And much more!
Coupon code: JANUARY10
Additional Offers: There are some other offers if you decide to pick up Content Profit Hacks. They are:
1. Public Domain Power Pack ($27) – Software and live quickstart training to easily find thousands of images, written content, and other content you can use for free.
2. Printable Profits Mastermind ($97) – Complete A-Z system for publishing easy books and printables that sell. (I believe this is normally $147, so you can save some money here.)
3. Done-for-You Content Club ($9.99 per month) PLR membership featuring ebooks, blog posts/articles and market research.
I feel like any or all of these items can help by adding value to Content Profit Hacks. They will give you more ideas on how to use content, along with where to get MORE content.
But with or without the extras, Content Profit Hacks is a super helpful training for content creators.
It gets my highest recommendation.
Coupon code: JANUARY10
Much Happiness and Success!