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A lot of people ask me what web applications I use, so I decided to write a post and share some of my favorites with you today! Below you’ll find a list of web applications I love, what I use them for and some quick tips for some of them too. Web Analytics and Optimization CrazyEgg—CrazyEgg is an extremely useful visual web analytics tool co-founded by Neil Patel.
Lately, I’ve been experimenting with a number of various blogging strategies to find those little things that are yielding big results, and I wanted to share those little things that are working for me with you today. These tips should take you less than 5 minutes to implement, and although they may seem small, they pack a huge punch. Let’s get right to it… 1.
Update (February 2016): Hey guys! While all of the information in this article is true and up-to-date, I just launched a book, Will It Fly?, that could be of even more use to you when it comes to vetting your new business idea and launching it with a bang. Check it out! Thanks for reading. I’m often asked about the biggest mistakes that I’ve made while starting and running m ...
Do you have a fellow entrepreneur in your life you look up to? A mentor whose lifestyle and values you admire? I sure do—and he’s my guest in today’s episode. Meet Jonathan Fields, creator of GoodLifeProject.com and author of How to Live a Good Life. Good Life Project came out of Jonathan’s “deep fascination with human potential.
For the first five years after starting my online business, I did about 99 percent of the work on my own. There were a few one-off projects here and there that I had help with, such as getting voiceover work done for my study guide at GreenExamAcademy.com (which I actually did try to do on my own at first), but beyond that, it was all me. I set up my own websites. I customized the themes.
Vending machines are a beloved, lucrative passive income stream for so many entrepreneurs. Today’s guest knows this better than anyone. In fact, he’s transformed his vending machine business into a wildly successful passive income franchise—and helped fund schools around the country in the process. Matt Miller, founder of SchoolSpiritVending.
Latest Goings-On in September “Do you remember the twenty-first night of September?” Bonus points for anyone who knows that reference September was a great month, which started with a family trip to Disneyland. Yes, we visit Disneyland a lot, but not always to just walk around the park. Sometimes we run! This time, my wife was signed up to run the Disneyland Half Marathon.
For bloggers, nothing's more terrifying than that blinking cursor at the top of a blank page. That's why I've gathered ten tips for getting past that blank page anxiety and writing the perfect blog post. Running a blog for the past eight years has taught me what works, what doesn't, and the kinds of things readers crave from your writing.
Eva Baker is one special entrepreneur. She runs a successful blog. She started her own conference. She does consulting. And did I mention she started it all while still a teenager? Eva is the brain behind The Teenpreneur Conference and the money management blog, TeensGotCents.com. Since catching the entrepreneurial bug at age fifteen, Eva’s been paving her own way in the bus ...
I used to think that, as an entrepreneur, being your own boss and being the CEO of your own company were the same thing. I was wrong. By definition, the CEO, or Chief Executive Officer, is someone who is the most senior corporate officer in charge of managing an organization. Depending on the legal structure of the company, the CEO also reports to the board of directors and ...
I’m back with another online business success story I know you guys are going to love. Today’s guest is Shayna Oliveira, founder of EspressoEnglish.net, and she’s brought some words of wisdom on the long and unpredictable road to entrepreneurial success. When Shayna published her first ebook back in 2012, she didn’t wake up to overnight success.
This was a post I wrote over two years ago, but I think it’s important to highlight again because it asks a question all of us entrepreneurs should be asking often: “How will you know when you’ve reached financial success?” My answer two years ago was different than my answer today, as it should be. My goals have changed over time.
Have you ever wished your online business could be the “ultimate resource” for your niche, the one-stop shop for your particular audience? Today’s guest did just that. His name is Lucas Hall, and he’s here today to share how he built—and later sold—Landlordology.com. Landlordology started out as a teaching resource Lucas created for himself.
Look underneath the surface of any good business, and you’ll typically find finances that are well-managed and in order. This is why I wanted to invite my personal CPA, Dave Heistein from ProfitwiseAccounting.com, to write a guest post to talk about what we as entrepreneurs can do to best manage the finances of our business.
One of my podcast listeners asked me, "Now that your first self-published, print book has been out in the world for six months, how is it doing? What did you learn from the process of creating Will It Fly?" I thought I'd answer that question in this special episode of SPI TV and offer you guys my honest thoughts about what I learned from Will It Fly?. Will It Fly? surprised me.
In today’s episode, I’m digging deep into one of the murkiest, most mysterious territories for beginning business owners: the legal ins and outs of running a business. I see too many entrepreneurs abandon their great ideas thanks to legal confusion or copyright snafus, which is why I’ve brought two lawyers here today—Richard Chapo and Alena Herranen—to walk you through every ...
Latest Goings-On in August The biggest announcement in August was the brand new SPI Pro Theme, which became available for WordPress users worldwide this month. Through a partnership with the team over at StudioPress, we were able to re-engineer the SPI theme that was used on this site between 2013 and early 2016 to one that could be distributed as a downloadable WordPress theme.
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