5 Startup Business Lessons Every Marketer Needs to Know

5 Startup Business LessonsWhat’s important, what’s essential and what you don’t need to bother with in your first year of online business. When starting a business it’s easy to get caught up in things that don’t really matter. We’re going to be focusing on things you should be focusing on in the early days so you skyrocket your chances for success.

1) Logo and Website Design – This is important and something you’ll figure out as time goes by but it’s not critical that you have the color scheme and logo of your website figured out on day one.

We must understand what is necessary for growing our business and what we would like to do. Having a cool or relevant logo may seem like a good idea but spending too much time on it or worrying about it is only going to take you away from your real business.

Sources of Income Diversity

Income Stream DiversityPeople today spend an inordinate amount of time educating themselves and getting the right qualifications so that they can have a steady, well-paying job. There’s nothing wrong with this per se but if that’s all you do then you open yourself up to greater risk if things don’t go your way.

You may have heard that it’s not good to put all of your eggs in one basket but that’s what people continue to do by placing all of their hopes for wealth on a single job or income stream. Gone are the days when you can work in a single job for your entire life and retire on a good income.

Top 5 Marketing Blogs for 2016

Whether you’re into marketing or some other niche it’s important to keep up to date with online trends so you can focus on the activities that are more likely to work. These blogs also provide a wealth of knowledge that you can use for research for creating your own articles or videos.

How to Get the Start Menu Back in Windows 8

Windows 8 Start MenuIf you’ve just upgraded to Windows 8 you may be disappointed to see that the Windows Start Menu seems to have disappeared! Luckily there is a way to get the Start Menu back but you’ll need some third party programs to make it work.

Windows 8 currently uses the Live Tiles screen for the instead of the traditional Start screen. The positive benefit of this is that it does give you some quick updates to your latest emails, news events, appointments and other information.

Strategies for 2017 – Getting Ready for Success

With 2017 just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about what we want to achieve for the new year and how we’re going to get there. While our lives change from year to year, businesses also change, sometimes dramatically.

Over the last 5 years we’ve seen fairly large changes to the way people interact over the internet. Not only do you need to be aware of these changes but have plans to provide the best possible user experience to your viewers.

Social Media Strategies to Boost Traffic

Social Media StrategiesSocial media is a powerful tool for increasing brand awareness and increasing traffic to your website. It’s a changing environment with new social media platforms becoming popular all the time.

It’s important to keep up-to-date with what works and what doesn’t so you can focus your attention on the things that matter most.

How to Check for and Fix Broken Links Automatically

Broken links not only frustrate your viewers they can also lead to reduced search engine rankings. Broken links can often sit on your site without being noticed for months or even years. To protect your site rankings and to make sure your visitors have a good experience on your site you’ll want to check for broken links and fix them immediately.

Thankfully there are a couple of easy ways to find and fix broken links without needing to check them all manually yourself.

Income Report – Sept 2016

Over the last few months I’ve been putting in a lot of extra work on my blogs and am now just starting to see the results. It can often take at least a few months before you’re rewarded for the work that you put into your online business and it’s important not to give up too early.

We’ll get down to exactly what I’ve been doing to earn this income in a minute but first let’s have a quick look at ┬áthe stats for September 2016.

Guide to Making More Money as an Amazon Associate

amazon-affiliate-guideAmazon is one of my most lucrative forms of advertising and can be used to good effect on most websites. For starters you’ll need to have an Amazon Associates account set up so you can begin creating your ads.

Amazon are widely known around the world and have a great deal of trust with consumers who often visit Amazon to check on the best prices for a product. They also have fairly good conversion rates and have a number of different programs such as Amazon CPM and Native Shopping Ads so that you can test what’s best for your website and get paid for impressions as well as sales.

SEO Tips and Tricks for High YouTube Rankings

YouTube SEOYouTube is one of the most popular websites on the Internet, second only to Google itself. Many people people use YouTube for video marketing, to promote their own websites or to develop a career as a YouTuber.

Whatever the reason, your marketing efforts won’t mean much if nobody watches your videos. Today we’re going to have a look at how to use SEO on your videos for better rankings and more views.