So you've decided you're ready to take the plunge, quit your job, and get your own company up and running. You have an amazing ">business idea you are ready to launch. You're probably excited and nervous at the same time, which is perfectly understandable. If this is the case, you need to take a step back and… Continue reading 10 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Company
Today, tens of thousands of people are considering starting a home based business, and for good reasons. On average, people can expect to have two and three careers during their work life. Those leaving one career often think about their second or third career move being to their own home. People who have been part of the traditional… Continue reading Need a Business Idea? Here are 22
Marketers everywhere know that Facebook is huge, but Instagram is also making a big splash. Now owned by Facebook, Instagram is the fastest growing social network on the market. As of February 2016, it had a massive growth rate of 15.1%, compared to the average rate for other social networks at 3.1%. Additionally, analysts predict… Continue reading 8 Tips to Help Boost Your Instagram Marketing Success
Chances are, you startup has it hard when it comes to marketing. Your brand identity is soft, maybe not even fully formed. You don’t have a lot of revenue coming in, and you have limited capital to work with. What's more, you probably don’t even have a dedicated team member for marketing -- you may be doing… Continue reading Common Myths About Social Media Marketing for Startups
Getting involved with startups requires a healthy amount of delusion. It’s usually why you’re the last person to know that your startup is dying. That didn’t happen for me. When I finally made the phone calls to thank everybody for their involvement, it was with cold sobriety. Every good story has a context to… Continue reading 4 Reasons Why My Startup Failed
A friend recently asked me; "what do people do on LinkedIn?" after i told him about an article i read on the platform. I brushed over the topic quick and we were back to catching up. Later i thought about that question again and thought it was pretty serious considering the guy is almost my… Continue reading Why You Need An ACTIVE LinkedIn Account.
Facebook has a funny way of turning even the most tolerable humans into oversharing, overbearing agents of off-the-charts annoyance. Maybe that's just the nature of social networking... or maybe Justin Timberlake is to blame? (I’ll re-watch The Social Network, and circle back...) At any rate, there are some serious Internet etiquette faux pas that are… Continue reading Things You Should Probably Stop Doing On Facebook…
Answer these four questions about your company in order to determine just how you want to brand yourself. In his book Tweet Naked, online marketing expert and Social Media FirmCEO Scott Levy provides the critical information entrepreneurs need to craft a social media strategy that will boost their brand and their business. In this edited excerpt,… Continue reading Start Building Your Brand on Twitter.
Digital marketing being one of the fastest moving and most sang areas of the internet industry also happens to be one of the most confusing. When some people talk about 'Internet marketing' they really only think about search engine optimisation (SEO). Others might be single-minded about banner advertising or pay-per-click campaigns, like Google Adwords, while… Continue reading Digital Marketing Basics.
Keeping up with SEO isn’t easy, and Google makes it even harder by changing the algorithms and policies regularly. Every time we get a handle on things, the rules change, and we’re all left wondering what we’re doing wrong and what we might still possibly be doing right. Well, lets thank the gods for blogging.… Continue reading SEO Strategies to Optimize Your Business Blog.