Three Must-Haves for Building a Successful Online Brand

If you already have a brand up and running, this may be a great refresher for you. Speaking from experience, it’s always great to zoom out every once in awhile and ensure you have all of your foundational items in place. If you’re thinking of building a business very soon, then you’re in the right spot, especially because I have a fun challenge set up for you starting mid-month that I’ll talk more … [Read more...]

How to Generate a Passive Income with Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is one of the easiest ways to make money online, and when done right, can also create a passive income.  Affiliate marketing basically involves advertising somebody else’s products or services, usually on your own blog or website.  Within the advertisements you publish, you will link to the product or service in question using an affiliate referral link.  If anyone who visits … [Read more...]

5 Free But Fantastic Google Tools Every Serious Content Marketer Should Never Ignore

You may have heard of, or even used this little tool called Google before, where over 1.17 billion people go to find things on the internet? But, are you aware that Google is much more than just a search engine? In fact, Google has a ton of free tools in addition to its search engine that can be very valuable to you as a content marketer. Here’s the thing, whether you love or hate Google, … [Read more...]

$453k in 33 Days: A Guide to Launching on Kickstarter – Guest Post by John Lee Dumas

John Lee Dumas. You’ve probably heard the name since he has one of the most popular business podcasts in the world, Entrepreneurs on Fire. But did you know he has also led the sixth most funded publishing campaign and the second most funded journal on Kickstarter ever with his launch of The Freedom Journal? Amazing. Because of the Kickstarter success John Lee Dumas has had, I knew that one day I’d … [Read more...]

Credit card blunders which can tarnish your credit score – Steer clear of them

Depending on the way you use your credit cards, they can either be your friend or foe. They say credit cards are necessary evils; if you use them in an appropriate manner they can be your best friends in helping your manage your finances and your credit score but if you misuse them, they will soon become nasty little debt generators. Collecting points on your credit card is one thing but charging … [Read more...]

Best 5 WordPress Theme Providers For Dedicated Bloggers

Do you know the importance of having the most excellent WordPress theme for your site? If you say “yes”, I would like to appreciate you with the grand applause! If you don’t have any idea about the vital role of the WordPress themes, then my guest post would help you understand the site design facts. Also, you will be recognizing the significance of buying the paid WordPress template instead of … [Read more...]

Physical Product Experiment [PPE #5] – Product Testing

If you’re following along, this is the fifth installment of my Physical Product Experiment, a step-by-step blog post series where I share a behind-the-scenes look at each stage in the process of building my first physical product: a productivity calendar and workbook. It’s been an exhilarating ride and a really amazing learning process. For a full recap, you can check out the previous installments … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Save your Failing Business

When running a small business, there are many struggles that can arise. Whether you’re not generating enough sales, have accumulated debt or are having other issues, you may be questioning whether it is time to close your business. This can be a difficult decision; and not one that should be taken lightly. Thankfully, there are numerous steps that you can take to redeem your business, and ensure … [Read more...]

5 Tips for a Successful Multilingual Website

You had an idea, worked hours and hours to create a great website and you are now ready to share it with the world. But what languages ​​does your site speak? Whether you already have a consolidated customer base or you are starting a new business, the first step to reaching a global audience is the creation of a multilingual website that has the tremendous benefit of expanding your boundaries and … [Read more...]

31 Tips from 31 Course Creators on How to Build and Launch a Successful Online Course

This was my first year experiencing what it was like to create and sell online courses. With one public course launched (Smart From Scratch) launched earlier in the year, and another one that just launched last month (Power-Up Podcasting), I’m already experiencing the benefits I always heard other course creators talk about: Increased income, yes. But, more importantly, increased amounts of … [Read more...]

12 Ways to Build a Successful Career

Building your dream career doesn’t have to be challenging. With a few little changes, it is possible to advance in your career and meet or exceed all your professional objectives. To help you onto the road to success, we are providing twelve ways to build a successful career. Self-Improvement The learning process should never end as we age, especially when it comes to our professional life. If you … [Read more...]

How to Utilize Your Blog to Increase Your Online Reputation

Our online reputations are somewhat like biographies written about us online compiled in a list of links that tell your story. The only challenge with this is that sometimes the story doesn’t read exactly the way we would have it read. Well, believe it or not, you do have the power to manage how your personal story is told online. In this post, we’ll provide some unique tips on how to leverage … [Read more...]

Open Cart or Closed Cart? That Is the Question.

As someone who’s been in online business for almost a decade now, I’m grateful to have met and built friendships with many amazing people, such as Amanda Bond and Greg Hickman, who’ve been successfully selling products online for years. I’ve learned so much from these people over the years, and have been truly inspired by all of them. I’ve poured all of that learning and inspiration into my recent … [Read more...]

A History Of Factoring In The Trucking Industry

The trucking industry has been utilizing methods for invoice factoring as far back as the late 1940s, post World War II.It was at this time that roads and highway systems in the west were expanding and making significant improvements. Trucking thenstarted to become a vital part of North America’s supply chain network and transportation companies enjoyed an increase in funding from both banks and … [Read more...]

A2 Hosting: a Fast Web Hosting for Your Online Business

Choosing a web hosting for your online business is an important step. You must look for a reliable service, with a 24/7 support and a good value for money. But most of all, a fast web hosting! In this post, I’m going to share my experience with A2 Hosting, a quality service which includes all these factors. A2 Hosting New Account Registration I started with searching and registering a new … [Read more...]

My July 2017 Monthly Income Report

Welcome to my July 2017 Monthly Income Report. Thanks for checking it out! Each month, I write a detailed report about my online businesses, including what I’ve been up to, the lessons I’ve learned, and, of course, the money I’ve earned online. I’ve been publishing these reports since October 2008, so make sure you check out the income reports page if you’d like to go back in time and check out … [Read more...]

Knowing Patients Improves Their Care

How well do you know your patients? Healthcare professionals fight an uphill battle when they try to tackle customer relationships on their own. Why? It’s incredibly difficult to get to know patients in today’s very impersonal, computerized world. Patients are far too often shuffled through the assembly line of a doctor’s office and then sent on their way, with little … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Have Your Website Translated and Localized

Nowadays, more than 50% of the global population speaks at least two languages and can easily access cultural productions from all over the word. Yet, when it comes to master a country-specific language and its cultural codes, it is much more complex. For this reason, translating your website might not be enough, and you may consider having it localized and optimized. Localization aims to adapt … [Read more...]

Physical Product Experiment [PPE #4] Manufacturing & Shipping

It’s the fourth installment of the Physical Product Experiment! In case you missed the previous installments, make sure to check those out before you read on. You can find those posts here: In Physical Product Experiment [PPE #1], I introduce what the experiment is all about, and why I chose to explore physical products. In Physical Product Experiment [PPE #2], I discuss two of the most important … [Read more...]

How Investment Bankers Are Getting Involved In Cryptocurrency

Similar to an Initial Public Offering (IPO) or even VC funding, an Initial Coin Offer (ICO) or “token sales” is essentially a new way for blockchain companies raise funds for the technical development of a new cryptocurrency. ICOs have become increasingly popular over the last few years, thanks of a number of factors including the convergence of technology, clever investors, new wealth … [Read more...]

5 Ways Twitter Could Lead a Revolution in Social Media Marketing

The status quo of social media marketing has had its ups and downs over the years, but for the most part, it’s been pretty consistent. Across most modern platforms (like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) companies can grab free “business” accounts, post as if they were an individual user, and leverage the social power of those posts to encourage more people to visit their website. For a small … [Read more...]

Exciting News about Let Go (expanded edition) and a Video Contest!

I have some exciting news to share and a fun video contest for you to participate in! But first, as some of you may know, I wrote a book titled Let Go, which documented my experience in getting laid off from my architecture job in 2008, and eventually overcoming that adversity through a commitment to pursuing my own path. After being let go from my job, over time, I also realized that had to let … [Read more...]

Four Ways You Can Make Real Money While You’re on the Road

The world of work has traditionally been a nine to five affair. That’s not the case anymore. Many people are cutting the cord to the traditional way of working and striking out on their own. Some have been very successful starting an RV rental business, but that’s not your only option if you dream of leaving the grind behind so you can hit the road. Here are four ways you can make real money that … [Read more...]

10 Safety Rules For Your First Online Business As A Freelancer

Freelancing is a world of challenges that can be daunting at first. After all, starting your own business for the first time is a big jump out of your comfort zone. But by no means should it be synonymous with failure. Every day new freelancers approach the market with individual businesses and make it a success. There is no guarantee that a business idea can generate any income. But the best way … [Read more...]

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