Last updated on February 16th, 2022. Posted in Business Tools & Services.
If you're a business owner, self-marketer, or creative-type who wants complete autonomy—to be able to build, maintain, and control your website yourself, then you're in the right spot! Here's a helpful list of resources, tools, and recommendations to help you go further with your online projects and ventures. As I discover new resources, I'll continue to add them here, so be sure to bookmark this page, and check back often! (more…)
Last updated on May 27th, 2022. Posted in Additional Business Ingredients.
Elements of branding -- In business circles, business groups and meetups and things like this, there's an awful lot of talk about branding. You know, having a great looking, modern and sleek looking website, having a really great looking logo...all this kinda stuff. But is this stuff all there is to running a successful business? Or are there other elements of branding at play here? Well stick around...you may be pleasantly surprised! Let's dig into today's video, which is all about elements of branding. (more…)
Last updated on May 26th, 2022. Posted in Finding Profitable Business Ideas.
Make your business easier! After all, building a business is hard stuff, especially in the beginning, right? Like, okay...it's not as tough as fending off a horde of hundreds of bloodthirsty third graders, beating Martha Stewart in a national crafting contest, or bench pressing King Kong Bundy...but it's still tough! But imagine rather than pushing your business uphill, you could push it downhill. Tha'd be a heckuva lot easier, huh? But how is that possible? Well here, you and I are gonna uncover how to make your business easier. (more…)
Last updated on May 25th, 2022. Posted in Business Mindset & Mission.
Artists struggle, don't they? In fact, creative people of all sorts...writers, musicians, artists, producers...all seem to have something in common: They all struggle! It's a grind to make a decent living at what these folks love most. And maybe a simple idea just might explain why. Let's find out in today's video, which is all about artist's struggle. (more…)
Last updated on May 24th, 2022. Posted in Business Mindset & Mission.
Books are such an incredible way to learn about business, marketing...and pretty much any other topic we want. Problem is, there are so many low value, garbage books out there that it's hard to pick out the good from the bad. How do I know there are so many low-value garbage books out there? Cuz I've had to slog through many of them! So here, I'm going to bounce of your cranium 3 of the most killer, mind-changing, life-altering, mindset-shifting business books I've ever read. (more…)
Last updated on May 23rd, 2022. Posted in Developing Products Customers Love.
Is competition bad? That's one question I get asked a lot. A lot of us shudder at the thought of competition, don't we? In fact, a lot of people who are brand new to business worry that competition is going to kill their idea. But in fact, competition can be a very, very good thing for you, your ideas, and your online business. I know that sounds kinda crazy, so let's dig into all this in today's video, which of course is all about answering the question, "is competition bad?" (more…)
Last updated on May 22nd, 2022. Posted in Audience Retention & Conversion.
Before anyone can buy from you, they first must trust you. They must trust you as a businessperson, and they must trust that the promises that your products and services are making. If you're promising people that they can get a specific result with your product, then they have to believe you and trust you before they feel comfortable buying from you. Thing is though...how do you create and establish trust? Before someone can buy from you, how do you get people to trust you? Well there are in fact three big ways that you can establish trust, and the good news is, they're very, very easy to use. (more…)
Last updated on May 21st, 2022. Posted in Magnetic Audience Attraction.
Is content marketing worth it? Well I'll tell ya, right now, as you're watching this, people all over the world are watching my videos, clicking on my links, and finding me in search engines. And I don't say this to boast -- not at all! Instead, it's to illustrate an important point for ya: That when done well and done the right way, content marketing is definitely worth it. Let's discuss. (more…)
Last updated on May 20th, 2022. Posted in Establishing Your Home Base Online.
Now about WordPress -- what are some important things to know about it for your online business and website? Like, is it the right choice for you and your website? Can it handle the online business and the sorts of ideas you have? If you're unsure, then you're definitely in the right spot -- in today's post, we'll outline three important aspects of WordPress that are critical for you to know...so you can decide if it's gonna be a good fit for you. (more…)
Last updated on May 19th, 2022. Posted in Business Mindset & Mission.
You know what's funny? (like, har-har funny, but also "kinda weird" funny) All these people (particularly younger peeps) struggling to build a huge following on social media. But you know what? Having a big following on some social media platform isn't a business...and if that's what you're striving for, you could very well be setting yourself up for absolute failure. Let's discuss. (more…)
Last updated on May 18th, 2022. Posted in The True Purpose Of Business.
A path to success -- clear cut and simple, sure would be nice. You know, like a set of simple steps...a clear blueprint to follow. Really though, things don't often work like this, no matter what the gurus and experts tell you. Instead, real life is a whole lot messier. But by getting just a few easy concepts for yourself, you can get yourself pointed in the right direction and moving towards what you want. (more…)