Some people prefer the approach of setting limited goals or tasks each day to keep them focused on their priorities. I am not one of those people. I don’t believe in narrowing the scope of my day to what can realistically be done, looking at extra time as some sort of bonus. I believe in pushing myself — not to … Read more
Over the years (largely at the original incarnation of NakedPR) I’ve talked a lot about what’s wrong in the social media and SEO world — from the circle jerk phenomenon of “tribes” to the way bad SEO and social media marketing can make you look like a spammer, scammer, or incompetent dolt. But instead of covering what you shouldn’t do … Read more
Being a solopreneur is awesome — freelancing in particular. You control what days you work. You set your own hours. You can wear whatever clothes (or lack thereof) you want. There’s no commute. You decide what work to take on and reject. You can sneak a snack or cat nap whenever you please (well, mostly). You can take days off … Read more
Whether you’re launching a simple website or a large e-commerce site, identifying a website’s target market from the start is an important step in business planning. Successful website owners put their effort into reaching a very specific target market, sometimes without even realizing it. A webmaster can increase their chances of success by identifying their website’s target market before jumping … Read more
When you start a new website or blog, should you write articles solely for search engines, or should readers be your number one concern? Find out how why your starting content strategy can make or break your website.
Is it really possible to make money online blogging? How realistic is it to think you can earn a real blogging income? How can you beat the odds. Find out how to make money blogging with these tips and resources.
When you want to set up a new blog, the first step is to find a niche (a topic) to blog about. How you choose a niche for your blog will depend on your blogging motivations: whether you’re blogging simply for pleasure, to promote something, to monetize the blog, etc. The information here and in the rest of the “Start … Read more
If you’re thinking about starting an online business, you’ve probably realized that there’s a lot you can do on the Web these days to earn a living (or some side money, if that’s your goal). So how do you choose an online business idea? Make a list of things that interest you (could be a career path to hobbies). Make … Read more
Whether you’re an independent consultant, an owner of your own consulting firm, or any kind of freelancer, you’ll need a quality web site in order to best market your services in today’s digital age. But creating a business website is not enough. Just because you posted information about yourself and your services on the Internet doesn’t mean anyone is going … Read more
Writing an Internet business plan for a website or online business is very similar to how to write a business plan for a traditional small business. An Internet business plan should include all basic business plan elements, and the primary differences between an Internet business plan and a traditional business plan will be in the details. Here are the primary … Read more