Hmmm . . . Am I a real blogger?! My short answer would have to be absolutely not. Okay, let me explain. I love blogging. I mean I’m a writer at heart, it’s my first love and passion but let’s be honest. Writing doesn’t pay shit and with two little ones it is very hard… Read More Am I a Real Blogger?
If you are an entrepreneur then you have surely looked into ways to improve your search engine optimization, or SEO for short. SEO is “the process of maximizing the number of visitors to a particular website by ensuring that the site appears high on the list of results returned by a search engine.” Having written… Read More 14 Precious SEO Tips I Wish I knew When Starting My Business
Having your website ranked highest in Google’s search engine results page is every business’s goal. Ranking higher will have a positive influence on your business’s visibility and in turn your bottom line. With over 170,000,000 active websites on the Web, how can you get your website to rank highest and beat Google’s algorithm? The trick… Read More 4 Things You Most Likely Didn’t Know About Google’s Algorithm
Let’s talk business etiquette. Of course, we’re all entrepreneurs, right?! I mean, in some sense we all want our own business. Early on I realized I wouldn’t or couldn’t be successful if I didn’t treat someone else’s business as a priority. What I mean by this is that if I had a lazy attitude, I’d… Read More Let’s Talk . . . Business Etiquette for Entrepreneurs
Creating a campaign that “goes viral” is every marketer’s dream. What is the secret sauce of a viral campaign? To be honest, it’s quite complicated and unpredictable. One of the most effective viral campaigns was the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In just under a month, the act of people dumping buckets of ice water on… Read More What You Need to Know About Creating a Viral Campaign on Social Media
Branding yourself online is a way to define what your business is. It’s important that you have consistent and direct between yourself and your team, and you and your customers. The overall goal of branding is to differentiate yourself, or the product, from others in order to meet your objectives. The journey of branding yourself… Read More 4 Guidelines on How to Brand Yourself Online
Do you need a confidentiality agreement in your “business” relationship and at what stage in the relationship should this be brought up? As entrepreneurs we meet a ton of people. We live to network and, in fact, that’s how we obtain many new business relationships. We desire to connect with like-minded people and if they… Read More Should You Bring a Confidentiality Agreement to Your Relationship?
Social media is a powerful marketing tool for entrepreneurs, bloggers, business owners, and self-published authors. Popular sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram have changed the way we market to our customers, by allowing businesses to reach them directly. When it comes to growing your business using social media, there are some best practices. Here… Read More 6 Surefire Ways to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business