Getting Your Startup Started When You Have No Cash

Lots of people have a dream that sees them leaving their mundane nine-to-five work and becoming a successful entrepreneur. Sadly, the dream doesn’t always become a reality. There are simply too many obstacles. Money is one of the biggest! You need to have the cash to put into your startup and then cash to live on while your business builds momentum. Sounds expensive? Don’t let cash worries prevent … [Read more...]

Careers To Keep The Home (And Inner) Fires Burning

Career choices in life are rich and as varied as they come in the modern world, if you wanted to be a famous blogger, it seems that all you need to do is put in the 10,000 hours that is required! But seeing as most of us don’t have 10,000 hours to spare, you may want to start thinking about what careers you can do that will ignite your passion, put some fire in your belly, and, more … [Read more...]

The Professional Services You Never Expected to Use as a Freelancer

Everyone knows that the path of a freelancer is one paved with riches, fame, and freedom. However, it takes a while until you can reach that stage because it’s going to cost you a lot of time and effort before you’re able to reach a level of exposure that guarantees you work, let alone well-paying work. As a result, it’s important to rely on other services to help you get exposure and promote your … [Read more...]

Like Warren Buffett’s In This To Lose Money

You see, kids, back in 1982, color photography hadn’t yet been invented Humans are atrocious at assessing risk. That’s why there are mothers who won’t let their kids visit the house of a friend whose parents own a gun, but who have no problem allowing their friends to visit a house that features that child abattoir called a swimming pool, even though Junior is hundreds of times … [Read more...]

Personal Vs Professional: Keeping The Split When Working From Home

For many freelancers, working from home is the perfect solution. They don’t have to spend hours commuting to an office each day, and it also works out a whole lot cheaper than paying to use hot desks in co-working space. Setting up a home office is certainly the cheapest and most efficient option for many freelancing professionals. Even though there are many obvious perks that come with working … [Read more...]

Carnival of Wealth, Mad Jack Churchill Edition

Now this is the face of a man who just loves killing Nazis. Presenting the only World War II soldier confirmed to have killed an enemy with an arrow. When the Krauts invaded Poland, Lt-Col Churchill reenlisted at the age of 34. He’d left the British Army years earlier, the peace of the 1930s unsuited to the mindset of a guy whose first name was “Mad.” He’d go into combat … [Read more...]

10 Steps to Financial Freedom

Life out there is tough. Financial factors in the macro-environment have been challenging for some years, and many of us are feeling pessimistic about our money health.  Debts are mounting, savings accounts are seeing low returns, and the economy is fairly flat. In these circumstances, it’s easy to want to bury your head in the sand and forget all about fiscal matters. But that is the very worst … [Read more...]

Carnival of Wealth, Ockham’s Razor Edition

Includes an attachment for those hard-to-reach places So the Malaysian government has determined that an airliner that was lost over the ocean did, in point of fact, crash into the ocean. Thanks for that. Next up, how was the Empire State Building erected: 1930s-era work crews, or visitors from Tau Ceti? Excuse us as we go off on the absurdity of journalists in general. They deserve it. Last week … [Read more...]

Services that Can Make Your Business Run a Lot Smoother

Running a business can be challenging at the best of times, but there are a few services and online software out there that can make it a lot easier. Using software might mean spending a little bit of money, but this ultimately saves you time and energy, that can be spent elsewhere. These kinds of services help you to run your business more effectively and can do a lot of the legwork for you. Here … [Read more...]

March’s (F)RotM. You’re in Trent Hamm’s House.

“Qwirkle.” “Belfort.” “Ingenious.” These aren’t even real words! The biggest problem with Trent Hamm of The Simple Dollar – aside from his repetition, impractical advice, stubbornness in the face of evidence that proves him wrong, unhealthy love of adverbs, repetition, comical overuse of the word “wonderful,” and repetition – is … [Read more...]

Managing Life As A Freelancer

The life of a freelancer is an exciting and stressful one. You have the freedom of controlling your own time, workload, and earnings, but you also have to be your own boss and learn how to run a stable business in order to stay financially afloat. Perhaps you have the entrepreneurial spirit but there’s a lot more to being a freelancer than simply having an innovative idea that you want to sell to … [Read more...]

Carnival of Wealth, Andrew Pohl Edition

Andrew and his best friend, Gord That’s the problem with being selective. You accept only the good submissions, or the stupendously awful ones, and pretty soon the number of submitters dwindles to a trickle. Presenting another edition of the Carnival of Wealth, the only personal finance blog carnival worth a damn. Even with only 2 submitters. One of whom is one of the aforementioned awful … [Read more...]

These Are The Reasons You Can’t Get An Online Job

Online jobs are similar to any other job in that you have to apply for them to get them. During which, the people advertising the job will decide whether or not you’re a suitable applicant for them. There might be a follow-up assessment where you have to complete an online task, or your application could be enough to win them over. A lot of people assume online jobs are easier to get because, … [Read more...]

SEO Optimization Part 3: Simple Strategies For On-Page SEO

So we got all the technical SEO out the way in the last post. Which if you haven't read, I suggest you do so before reading this. In part 3 we're going to be focusing on on-page SEO strategies to enhance your user experience. This is solely based around offering highly relevant and authentic content to the user. Content that is perceived as 'high-value' to both the user and search … [Read more...]

20 thoughtful gifts for the cat lover in your life

Cat lovers are intense people. Buy them the perfect gifts this holiday season. Article by Feedburner. Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Carnival of Wealth, Back from the Dead Edition

You can’t kill a dead man, but apparently a part-timer can break his streak If you missed last week’s Carnival of Wealth…well, you weren’t the only one. First, the excuse: we use a couple of hosting services to organize the carnival submissions for us. One of those services has been down for a while now, the other one takes submissions and watches them disappear into the … [Read more...]

Be Your Own Accountant

Are you sick of paying fees for your accountant? Sure, whether you run your own business, are self-employed, or simply want someone to take away all the hassle of bookkeeping, an accountant can be a real help. But, eventually, those sky-high fees will become a big drain on your finances, especially if you are struggling to make a profit in the first place. Think it’s worth trying to be your own … [Read more...]

Exclusive: Google is cracking down on sketchy rehab ads – The Verge – The Verge

The VergeExclusive: Google is cracking down on sketchy rehab ads - The VergeThe VergeFollowing a Verge report about rehabs gaming Google, the company has begun pulling AdWords.Google Sets Limits on Addiction Treatment Ads, Citing Safety - The ...New York Timesall 2 news articles » Article by google news internet marketing - Google News. Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The blind spot in Nigeria’s eCommerce industry everyone seems to miss –

Techpoint.ngThe blind spot in Nigeria's eCommerce industry everyone seems to missTechpoint.ngJust as eCommerce companies, both “big” and small, set their sights on claiming their share of Nigeria's estimated $12 billion online market, most ambitions have been quickly tapered by the sluggish rate of adoption. And as expected, many critics of ... Article by google news internet marketing - … [Read more...]

It’s More Than Just Facebook—Russian Accounts Bought Ads on Google, YouTube, and Gmail – GQ Magazine

GQ MagazineIt's More Than Just Facebook—Russian Accounts Bought Ads on Google, YouTube, and GmailGQ MagazineWe've known for a while now that Russian trolls made expert use of social media during the election. Facebook has turned over thousands of Russian-bought ads to Congress, trolls faked the pages of real organizations, and hundreds of Twitter accounts ...Google uncovers Russian-bought … [Read more...]

Google Fiber Isn’t Dead in Cary – CaryCitizen

CaryCitizenGoogle Fiber Isn't Dead in CaryCaryCitizenWhen asked for more information on Google Fiber in different parts of Cary, a Google Fiber spokesperson said “Google Fiber is working hard to provide superfast Internet to Triangle residents, and we continue to build out our network across the region ...and more » Article by google news internet marketing - Google News. Read entire … [Read more...]

Why It Took Google So Long to End Shady Rehab Center Ads – Bloomberg

BloombergWhy It Took Google So Long to End Shady Rehab Center AdsBloombergSix months later, the state of Florida—a national addiction treatment mecca with about 1,500 licensed facilities—enacted law HB 807 to crack down on internet marketing abuses by addiction treatment service providers and to regulate call centers. “The ... Article by google news internet marketing - Google News. Read entire … [Read more...]

Google CEO unveils tech training programs at Pittsburgh campus – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteGoogle CEO unveils tech training programs at Pittsburgh campusPittsburgh Post-GazetteThe announcement, made at Google's Bakery Square campus on Thursday, includes the Internet giant's largest single gift to date, a $10 million donation to Goodwill Industries to launch a “digital career accelerator,” that will help people to learn ...and more » Article by … [Read more...]

6 Ways To Use Google Analytics To Better Understand Your Site’s Traffic – Business 2 Community

Business 2 Community6 Ways To Use Google Analytics To Better Understand Your Site's TrafficBusiness 2 CommunityIt was released in November 2005 by Google, and is currently the most popular and widely used web analytics tool available on the internet. It's a smart move to use it to shape and strengthen your marketing strategy – in fact, some would say it's ... Article by google news … [Read more...]

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