We’ve all heard the phrase “practice makes perfect.” The idea is that we’re trying to inspire or motivate ourselves to keep trying. We know that we can’t be exceptionally awesome right from the get-go, so we push ourselves to keep trying, because if we keep practicing, eventually we’ll get there.
I am always looking for good developers but they are a rare find. When I say good I mean kids that have “real world” experience and not a piece of paper that says they have the required skills.
It might be cliché to say, but when it comes to branding and marketing, nothing is more important than your story. You’ve probably heard that before, but it bears repeating. So you’ve decided that you need to get covered by the media. It’s a great way to gain more attention for your website,
One of the very best things you can do for your business and for your professional prospects is to get up on a stage in front of tens, hundreds or even thousands of people and give a talk. Yes,
Webinars are not only educational; they are also excellent marketing tools. Use these four strategies to execute quality presentations from creation to delivery and promotion.
Social media can be fickle at times. With more than 3 billion users now spread across social platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, it’s more important than ever to know not only what’s being said about your brand, but also where and how you should address it.
Did you know that there is a type of email that has an average open rate of around 70%, while the rate for other emails is around 20%? Did you know that people, on average, spend 14 seconds reading this type of email while they usually lose focus in no more than eight seconds?
Lately, I learned an important lesson in the world of digital marketing. I learned that I absolutely love vlogging (much more than blogging). I sit in front of the computer an enormous amount of time, and I’m tired of typing.
Since the explosion of the Internet, the world of marketing has been permanently changed. You’ve got more traditional methods of marketing that will likely always be around, but the internet and social media have opened up entirely new channels of non-traditional marketing.
If you’re a regular sender of emails, you know that your subject line is crucial.The right subject line will get more of your emails opened and read.More emails read will lead to more conversions for you. An uninteresting subject line will leave your email unopened — or worse,
You’ve built up your blog readership and are now a force to be reckoned with. But you’re still making next to nothing from ads. It just doesn’t make sense. There has to be a better way of converting all those eyeballs into hard cash. It’s not that you write your blog just to get paid […]
A penny saved is a penny earned. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, I like to tell people that I’m not cheap; I’m “strategically frugal.” All jokes aside, there are definitely circumstances where you should spend more money to make more money. That’s why I outsource certain tasks and services,
Business to business marketing is important especially if you are in the niche of b2b based profits. Many times we’ll market to consumers however b2b is also massive is that what helps meet your bottom line. As a matter of fact,
There are innumerable reasons why you might consider going into business for yourself, particularly when it comes to ventures like affiliate marketing, professional blogging, and other online businesses with minimal startup costs or overhead, and near limitless potential.
Ingenuity is the mother of all invention. What sets you apart as a blogger is your ability to step out of the current, and try something completely different. Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates all had grand visions for their companies and the confidence to accept nothing less.
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. But what if you have more than one or two pictures that you want you to share with your audience? Or maybe you’re a photographer, and you want to proudly showcase part of your portfolio on your website. As great as WordPress may be on its own,
I’ve never really played around with LinkedIn too much however many have mentioned it is a powerful tool to connect with people. You’ve probably read my previous posts where I mentioned social media platforms weren’t really my thing and I have accounts on Twitter, Google and Facebook.
I’ve had a YouTube channel since 2006, around the same time I started blogging over at Beyond the Rhetoric. Coincidentally, this is also around the same time that I met John Chow for the first time. Oh, and as it turns out John’s YouTube channel started up in 2006 as well. Go figure. At the time,
Did you know that running a giveaway is a great way to grow your website? It’s true. Creating an online giveaway can increase your website traffic, boost brand awareness, grow your email list, build you a larger social media following, and more.
The other day I walked into a sign post. How humiliating!! I was walking with my daughter looking down at her as she recounted how she scored the winning goal at her soccer game, when all of a sudden CRASH!!!! The sign post and I had a run in.
Everyone has to start somewhere, so you may as well start somewhere that gives you a good shot at success, right? It’s perfectly normal and even recommended that you look to the people you admire as a source of inspiration. A big part of the reason why a lot of people got into vlogging,
In today’s episode, I’m excited to introduce you to Miles Beckler from MilesBeckler.com. Miles has been helping his wife operate and grow their site, Ask-Angels.com, for many years. Even though we don’t spend much time chatting about this specific site,…The post Podcast 156:
There’s hardly anything more stressful for a website owner than a major site change: be it the website migration, its redesign, or both. Four months ago, this very website had undergone a complete makeover. It included its full redesign, multiple-URL update, and a migration to a new environment.
As bloggers, content creation and brand marketers, we know how expensive running a business on the internet can truly be. Sure, start up costs and running the day to day operations are often much lower than the costs associated with running a brick and mortar business,
Branding is one of the most crucial aspects of a business. A brand represents a business’ name and its ideals to the wider world. Stanford Business School recognizes that a brand is a business’ promise to a customer.
If you’ve been into the internet space for quite some time now, you’ve probably noticed how online arbitrage has been the trend these days. As I am an avid traveler, I try to do things with systems and setups. Now that I recently got into Amazon FBA as well gotten back into traveling, I needed […]
You have a small business idea and you’re ready to bring it to market. This is great, but not many new business owners know the challenges of launching their first small business. From business website to small business bank account,
We see it everywhere: A.I. Powered this, A.I. Powered that. What does it even mean? Click to find out!
I tripped over an old blog post the other day that really made me chuckle. Everybody’s always telling you why you should never click your own Adsense ads, but this other blogger gave two very convincing arguments for why you should, even though you really shouldn’t, but it’s such a temptation, now,
Are IT costs skyrocketing at your company? Maybe there's something you can do to fix your IT mistakes.
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