Last updated on February 15th, 2021. Posted in Finding Profitable Ideas.
What's a big, intricate, complex, painful problem that your target audience is willing to pay to have fixed for them? Can you create some kind of solution that will solve their problem and take them to the result that they want? (more…)
Last updated on February 14th, 2021. Posted in Market Research For Online Business.
Practically all new business owners and entrepreneurs start out the same way (myself included!): They start by coming up with a "magical big idea" first. Nearly everyone believes that in order to be successful in business, you have to come up with a unique, original idea that's never been done before. (more…)
Last updated on February 13th, 2021. Posted in Find Your Business Niche.
Here's something crucial to always keep in mind: We're in business first to improve the lives of our customers...and second to make a profit. We have to put our customer's needs first and our needs second...yet nearly everyone has this backwards. They put their need to make money, to make a big profit, to "get rich" first...and their customer's needs, problems, challenges, and biggest issues aren't much more than an afterthought. (more…)
Last updated on February 12th, 2021. Posted in Online Business Skills.
Here's 13 reasons that help explain why new business owners struggle. See which one of these apply to you and your business. First though, as I was putting this together, I realized one extra big, fat reason why businesses struggle, so that's your Bonus Reason, which we'll nail down at the very end. (more…)
Last updated on February 11th, 2021. Posted in Mindset & Mission.
Whether it's business, marketing, product development, attracting the audience you seek to serve, idea validation...or even things outside of the world of online business...NEVER lose your beginner's mindset. (more…)
Last updated on February 10th, 2021. Posted in Higher Ideal.
You know, knowledge by itself is not enough. Not by a long shot. You could read and learn everything you'd need to know about how to build a successful online business. You could learn in-depth all about how to attract an audience online. And guess what? (more…)
Last updated on February 9th, 2021. Posted in Additional Business Ingredients.
Testimonials are a huge and under-utilized marketing tool. Many, many businesses don't use them...for no better reason than simply being lazy and not collecting them or asking customers for them. Businesses who do use testimonials often hide them or bury them at the bottoms of pages or brochures. This is because testimonials are maybe not properly understood. What are testimonials. What are they used for? What is their purpose? (more…)
Last updated on February 8th, 2021. Posted in Increasing Business Sales.
Is email marketing dead? What about blogging -- that's long dead and gone too, isn't it? Hasn't the power and influence of massive social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others totally overshadowed email marketing and blogging...and made dinosaurs out of them? (more…)
Last updated on February 7th, 2021. Posted in Increasing Website Traffic.
There are quite a few myths in online marketing. Here, we're gonna blow three big ones apart. (more…)
Last updated on February 6th, 2021. Posted in Web Design For Online Business.
Learning HTML is really easy -- you can be up and running in less than an afternoon, believe it or not. There simply isn't that much to it. I'll tell you how I learned HTML: A long, long time ago I was stuck in Nashua, New Hampshire. (more…)