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Affiliate marketing, blogging, eCommerce, multi-level marketing, biz opps… whatever you want to call it, it seems like there is a name out there for every type of business model out there. Something we’ve been seeing more and more recently is the business of selling ‘expertise’, and some bloggers and online marketers are generating millions of dollars from it! A perfect exampl ...
Maintaining an active and consistent presence on social media is crucial for any business nowadays, as that is often its first point of contact with potential customers. Posting quality content and thoughtful comments is a good way to start engaging with your audience, but it’s hardly enough if you want to stand out among a sea of competing businesses.
Zig Ziglar is one of the most quoted and influential men of the 21st century. There is a good reason for this. Ziglar had a way of inspiring people with his ideas, and he was able to shape this into meaningful words. In fact, he was the embodiment of what is meant when someone says that words and ideas can change the world.
Want to make 2018 your best year ever? Of course, you do! The big difference between those who will find massive success in the new year versus those who just continue to ‘do business’, is going to be the ones that put the best tools, automation, and monetization methods to use for them. Instead of preaching about the importance of great content creation and marketing, let’s j ...
When you run your business on the Internet, any sort of business at all, it is absolutely paramount that you keep security front of mind. If you have a content-based website like a blog, you don’t want hackers to get into your backend and install all sorts of malicious code or compromise the security of your website visitors.
When it comes to making money online, we all have our own story on how we first got started. For myself, it was actually back in the mid-90s in the AOL Web Diner Chat Room. I was making 46×860 graphic banners for people and their websites, and they would then send me a dollar in the mail! Keep in mind, this was way before anything like PayPal was around.
Smartphones have become one of the most popular and effective ways to communicate with others, take pictures, and pass the time through the many distractions and entertainment they offer. With many of us using our mobile devices several hours per day, what if you could earn money while using your smartphone too? With a reliable network connection and the right apps, you might j ...
The last couple months of the year are crucial for many consumer-focused companies. People are in the mood to buy during the holiday season, and there is a lot of competition for their attention. In order to build up engagement, you need to create content that helps ease consumers into your sales funnel.
If you want to build a successful blog, brand, or business on the internet today, you need to focus on a lot more than just your content and providing value to your audience. While content and value are always going to be important, let’s be real… we are in a fast-paced world where visual content is everything.
Starting a website or blog on the internet is one of the easiest things you can do today. Thanks to the power of WordPress, now anyone can get started with a blog of their own. All you need is to register a domain name and set up a shared hosting web account and you are ready to go. Best of all this will only cost around 10 bucks a month, and with some time and effort, you can ...
Do you have a personal brand or logo? How about your website or online business? Your personal or business brand is a lot more than just a logo or a way for an audience to recognize your brand — it’s a way to relate with your audience, build trust and brand power over time. We are all familiar with the concept and importance of having a great logo It’s more than a fancy, visua ...
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. This is something the business and branding world refers to as ‘reputation management‘.
Affiliate marketing is still one of the best ways to make money on the internet. Not only does it allow you to connect with some of the biggest brand names in the world today, it also allows you to work from anywhere while also not having to hold any inventory or even deal with customers in the process.
Attending conferences and events in your area is one of the best ways to get ahead. Heck, even if they aren’t in your area, they are well worth the trip or flight to get there! With so many different events taking place at different locations and times across the world, this is now easier than ever. That’s exactly what is going to be taking place this week at FinCon 17 in Dallas Texas.
The barriers to entry for starting and running your own business are far lower than they have ever been in the past. You don’t need to have a physical storefront in order to sell physical goods to actual people because you can do all of that online. You don’t even need to have physical goods, for that matter, because you can get into the business of selling digital goods instead.
Search engine traffic is the lifeblood for any profitable website. Without website traffic, you can’t drive more sales. It’s as simple as that. Did you know that 90% of bloggers struggle to get more traffic to their sites? I know how frustrating it is to spending time on writing quality posts but not generating any website traffic.
It’s no secret mobile phones are expensive. They’ve always been pricey items, but today’s demand is higher than ever and more technology is being integrated. As a result, Apple has announced its iPhone X, the most powerful iPhone to date, will cost about $1,000. With more people using their mobile devices than ever before to access the internet, it’s important to not just think ...
Losing a customer can be devastating for any business. Losing them because of a credit card decline that comes from outdated information is just plain frustrating. Keeping credit card information current is a necessity for all business owners, yet it is a task that gets little attention. With the expansion of e-commerce, customers can make online purchases quicker and easier than ever before.
If you want to find success in the world of blogging, you need to do a lot more than ‘just create great content' for your audience. With more than a billion active websites and blogs on the internet today, it's now more about building relationships, outreach, and promoting your content more effectively.
Explainer videos are simply one of the best ways to convert an audience into a high-quality lead or sale. We all know the power of online video and how effective it is with not only audience engagement and grabbing attention, but also with an increase in conversions and ranking higher in the search results.