This subject is relevant to people who have their own business in general, but the six steps to success shown below are tailored around a home business owner. When getting into a home based business it can be a lonely venture that needs discipline and dedication to your outcome. Whatever you want to achieve and how you get the success you want from your new business venture, these steps will help you to get there. The points will typically show online strategies, but the ideas can be adapted to any kind of strategy. Continue reading
Whatever the reason you have for starting a home business, the basic foundations will be the same. That will mean you need to learn new skills and therefore you need to be teachable. Getting into a home business is a decision that most people make because they see this as a real chance to achieve a dream lifestyle. The thing that makes this business so attractive is the ordinary people achieving extraordinary things. Continue reading
Their are two things we get hung up on as NEW home business professionals.
Converting Your Traffic Into Sales
*Traffic is hard because most people come online with this poverty mindset that they will grow their business as long as they don’t have to invest anymore money. Hence they start free traffic practices which are hard and take a long time to get going and they end up quitting.
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When you have an online business and you’re promoting several links, you will need to know how effective your capture pages, adverts and other promotional links are. Link tracking is a very important resource to help you to find out where you get the best results and which the best advert you have out there is. When you know these results you can adjust those that are not working too well to get better results from them and widen the use of the most effective ones to obtain more from them. Continue reading
Before I start, I must apologize to those of you who pronounce niche (neesh cos it’s French!) as nitch. It is something that irritates me and I’m sorry if it offends. Still, finding your niche and how large your actual market will be for a business idea is vital to your progress. Doing the market research is a key part of your business strategy and it’s important to be able to determine this and prevent you from wasting a lot of time. Continue reading
One way to ensure you get better results in your business is to “sow more seeds”. When a farmer plants the crops, he knows the best place to plant them. He knows where the fertile ground is so he can reap the rewards when it comes to the harvest and yields the benefits of the action he took to find the best place to plant the seed. This is the same for a business where you need recruits to help you build your income, but the “sowing the seed” analogy is relevant for nearly ANY business. Continue reading
One thing that I think is cool about the Google search results is the way your picture can show up next to your url listing in the search results. This is your Google Author picture and you can add this by means of linking your site to your Google Plus profile and sending a specific link back from your site to your Google Plus listing. The Google Author picture is your G+ profile image so you don’t need to worry about adding a different image to use. Continue reading
Do you run with the hype, whether it’s positive or negative? The decisions you make should really be based on the benefits of a business instead of the opinions of others. Of course, the necessity of researching your potential business is vital, but don’t dismiss things because someone SAYS it’s bad. Perhaps their experience was a bad one, but what were the circumstances? They may be in a vast MINORITY and have this unfortunate experience that needs to be mentioned perhaps, but to dismiss the business because of the minority? There is usually a common denominator with expectations in most cases and the person hasn’t done the WORK they have to do. Still… Continue reading
One thing anyone who works online wants is an increase of blog traffic and a good way to build more authority and influence. These things are key to creating a sustainable income and business if you have your own blog. One great way to get more exposure is to take a look at Beth Hewitt’s Simple Blogging Challenge. Why? Because it will help to get you more traffic, more authority and help to give your blog a boost in rank, especially the Alexa ranking. Continue reading
I don’t know about you, but it’s hard not to be driven to distraction these days. With all the activity around on social media and online in general, when you’re trying hard to build your own internet business, it’s difficult to get away from the “noise” isn’t it? It’s hard to focus completely on what you’re doing without getting distracted by everything around you as well as the noise around you online. Continue reading