Just over a year ago, from the date of writing this book, I created my Grab Free Stuff website. The idea was simple; I'd add posts to free items daily so that people could grab them. I had noticed that many similar sites had repetitive items on a lot of days; so I wanted to make sure I had at least one new free item daily. I also wanted to add items I did not see available on other sites.
What I didn't know then was how much time it would take. The initial posts took time, this was avoidable. On top of this though was the amount of time to post out to social media, create a daily newsletter and to monitor things such as spam comments, security and other items.
I felt that I had less and less spare time to create my posts, and seeing as the site was created and maintained around a full-time job, something had to be done.
So, I started to look at ways of automating as much of the site as I could. My daily posts could not be automated (although some can which I will talk about); but many of the other daily items I performed could be automated. I set about doing this and now, other than posts, my site over at https://www.grabfreestuff.co.uk is mostly automated.
I will show you in this book how I automated my sites consisting of a large percentage of my daily tasks; starting with the easy wins and moving to items such as social media, newsletters and site backups.
Led Digital Marketing Efforts of Top 500 e-Retailers.
Worked with Top Brands at Leading Agencies.
Successfully Managed Over $50 million in Digital Ad Spend.
Developed Strategies and Processes that Enabled Brands to Grow During an Economic Downturn.
Taught Advanced Internet Marketing Strategies at the graduate level.
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