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Looking for marketing ideas - stalled business

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sergio T. Ruiz Mar 18, 2013. 4 Replies

a few months ago, i decided to test an idea for an ecommerce site with the idea of marketing smart and interesting gifts for smart and interesting girls. it's a sister site to another site that…Continue

Critique my podcast - Those Optimize Guys

Started Mar 17, 2013 0 Replies

i have recently brought an old podcast of mine back to life. you can find the podcast here:http://www.thoseoptimizeguys.com/TOGPodcast/our…Continue

Tags: podcast

Your Tech/Productivity Questions Answered (or at least attempted!)

Started Dec 22, 2010 0 Replies

My goal when i started our latest podcast was to be of service to the non technical entrepreneur/executive/professional. To help them tackle daily tech/productivity problems and concerns using tried…Continue

Tags: help, tech, productivity, gtd

Opportunities for Ad Revenue?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sergio T. Ruiz Dec 9, 2010. 2 Replies

Hi, all..wondering if anyone out there has had any luck with ad revenue models (adsense, et al)..it seems that that market has all but dried up, or been spread way too thin..is anyone out there…Continue

 

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Sergio T. Ruiz replied to Sergio T. Ruiz's discussion Looking for marketing ideas - stalled business
"thanks!  i am trying to eat my own dogfood (http://www.thoseoptimizeguys.com/TOGPodcast/Episode-14-How-Businesses-Use-Social-Media/) and try to decide if i need twitter, or if facebook will suffice.. thanks!"
Mar 18, 2013
Sergio T. Ruiz replied to Sergio T. Ruiz's discussion Looking for marketing ideas - stalled business
"good call.. let me think this through a little bit.. i am not really interested in working with etsy, just because i think the pricing of the items might be a little high.. plus, some of the pieces might not comply (they are source globally, built…"
Mar 18, 2013

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Nick Pavlidis replied to Sergio T. Ruiz's discussion Looking for marketing ideas - stalled business
"It seems to me that there is a disconnect between your business name and products.  For example, if you added "fashion," "jewelry," "disturbed fashion," or some other descriptive element to your brand it might…"
Mar 18, 2013
Allan Dubon replied to Sergio T. Ruiz's discussion Looking for marketing ideas - stalled business
"I checked into your twitter feed, and you are your only follower, on facebook you have 43 followers, and a few posts. These are things you know, but I am just pointing out that the fact you have any traffic is amazing. To me that indicates that if…"
Mar 18, 2013
Sergio T. Ruiz replied to nathan miller's discussion Are you using SCRUM?
"i could go on and on.. but using scrum in a software development team, here are the things to think about: scrum works best when  there is work being done on the project by more than one developer per day. this means that if there are three…"
Mar 17, 2013
Sergio T. Ruiz posted discussions
Mar 17, 2013
Sergio T. Ruiz replied to Mary Kathan's discussion Anyone Changed Hosting Companies Before?
"unless you have a really good reason to do this, i definitely would NOT do it, especially if it's to save a few dollars.. here is what is involved. if it sounds scary, i would save the headaches, and keep your sites where they are. change your…"
Mar 17, 2013
Sergio T. Ruiz replied to Carla Sabotta's discussion web hosting services
"if you do no know anything about web hosting or ftping files, or anything of that sort, i would definitely go with squarespace.com (http://www.squarespace.com) .. while it's NOT free ($16/mo), it's completely worth your money. if you are…"
Mar 17, 2013
Erin Casey left a comment for Sergio T. Ruiz
"Hi Sergio, I wanted to send a quick welcome to the Write it Forward, Real Success and Profit for Writers group. We're glad you're here! The group's discussion forum is packed with ideas, and is great place to get feedback on your…"
Mar 4, 2012
Sergio T. Ruiz added a discussion to the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
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helping my sister in law with her book marketing.

i will try to keep this as brief as possible, but i just wanted to outline a current project.my sister in law and i were talking a few months ago about her wanting to be an author. my initial advice was, if you want to be an author, write a book! she then told me that she already had to books completed. then, we discussed how to get a book published. i told her that this was a different world now, and finding a publisher would be a whole lot of time an energy that might not pan out. so, we…See More
Feb 11, 2012
Sergio T. Ruiz joined Kent Julian's group
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Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!

Whether you are just getting started as a writer or are already a published author, this group is for you. It's not just about how to write, but how to earn income as an author. Join us if your desire is to turn your passion for writing into profit!
Feb 11, 2012
Sergio T. Ruiz posted a blog post

Globalization Proof Business Idea 2 - Diaper Service

Last week, I promised to talk about a few outsource proof business ideas that I had cooking up. This week, I am outlining business idea #2, a cloth diaper service for new mommies. Yes, I know this sounds old school, but i think this might be a very good idea.Take a look, and i…See More
Apr 4, 2011
Sergio T. Ruiz joined Jake Fox's group
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Photography

For those who are interested in photography.
Mar 28, 2011
Sergio T. Ruiz posted a blog post

Outsource/Globalization Proof Business Ideas

After talking to hundreds of would be entrepreneurs (some by choice, some by necessity) I have found that not everyone is interested in jumping on the internet bandwagon. Some potential business owners keenly understand the value of a small, local service based business.  After talking to several candidates and thinking this over for a few months, I have decided to corral the ideas I have for opportunities in our area (rural ohio). I am sure these opportunities about everywhere. I am sure they…See More
Mar 28, 2011
Sergio T. Ruiz added a discussion to the group App Development - You can do it!
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a bank of great ideas for web/mobile apps

i ran across this today. it is a site where users can post ideas for web/mobile apps that they would really like to have (and most likely pay for).. a smart developer would read this list daily for inspiration. especially after seeing that a bazillion new users have the iphone platform available to them.. http://theinternetwishlist.com/See More
Mar 9, 2011
Sergio T. Ruiz posted blog posts
Feb 22, 2011

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How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
heard about dan miller from my brother (a sohp owner) and the site from the podcast..
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
self employed, working on my own.. looking to streamline my income generation.
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
set up business that require minimal interference from me to generate income.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
learn to sail in the coming year. possibly buy a small sailboat..
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
an incredible grasp of things technical, and the ability to work those who aren't up to speed and figure out what their needs are.
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http://www.thoseoptimizeguys.com
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http://www.codingforhire.com

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Globalization Proof Business Idea 2 - Diaper Service

Posted on April 4, 2011 at 10:21am 0 Comments

Last week, I promised to talk about a few outsource proof business ideas that I had cooking up. This week, I am outlining business idea #2, a cloth diaper service for new mommies. Yes, I know this sounds old school, but i think this might be a very good idea.

Take a…

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Outsource/Globalization Proof Business Ideas

Posted on March 28, 2011 at 9:39am 0 Comments

After talking to hundreds of would be entrepreneurs (some by choice, some by necessity) I have found that not everyone is interested in jumping on the internet bandwagon. Some potential business owners keenly understand the value of a small, local service based business. 

 

After talking to several candidates and thinking this over for a few months, I have decided to corral the ideas I have for opportunities in our area (rural ohio). I am sure these opportunities about…

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Defining your Key Performance Indicators

Posted on February 22, 2011 at 8:30am 0 Comments

If you have been following the "Those Optimize Guys" podcast, you know that we have been working on a multipart exploration on defining who your business is. Last week, we discussed Defining your core values, or those things that are non negotiable to the core of your business.…



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Maintaining a Viable Twitter Presence

Posted on February 21, 2011 at 10:15am 0 Comments

I recently wrote an article addressing a question i get from most CEO's: Should my business have a twitter account?

 

unfortunately, this is not a yes or no question. I did write a full article to help you come to that conclusion here:

http://www.thoseoptimizeguys.com/blog/Should-My-Business-Tweet/

if you decide, after reading this article that you in fact need to have a twitter account…

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At 5:17pm on March 4, 2012, Erin Casey said…

Hi Sergio,

I wanted to send a quick welcome to the Write it Forward, Real Success and Profit for Writers group. We're glad you're here!

The group's discussion forum is packed with ideas, and is great place to get feedback on your work, ideas and questions. Jump into the conversations and let us know how we can help you reach your writing goals.

Best,

Erin Casey

Feeling stuck? Get 5 free tips for overcoming writer's block at www.mywritersconnection.com. Happy writing!

At 7:59am on December 10, 2010,
Group Leader
Joel Boggess
said…

Hi Sergio -- Welcome to the 48 Days community. We're glad you joined.

This is the idea and social networking site for people that want to create their own opportunity.

What are some of your ideas for moving into the work and life you've always wanted?

Depending on what your interests are, there is a wide selection of discussion groups to get involved with.

One group that is worth looking into is 180 Service Station.
Good stuff going on in there.

Another group you'll want to stop by is the 4 points coaching compass.That's my group.
You are invited to get involved in this week's discussion.

-Joel
<i>48 Days advisory team</i>

At 7:18pm on December 9, 2010,
Group Leader
Kent Julian
said…

Hello Sergio,


Just noticed you joined 48Days.net -- WELCOME!  It's a great site with tons of great people.

If you happen to be a speaker or author (or want to become either), check out the following groups.  They are two of the most popular groups on the site because of all the great conversation taking place.

* <a href="http://www.48days.net/group/speakerssuccess">Speak It Forward</a> -- REAL Success and Profit for Speakers!
* <a href="http://www.48days.net/group/writeforprofit">Write It Forward</a> -- REAL Success and Profit for Writers!

One other thing…I want to offer you a gift.  You can download my FREE e-resource entitled <b>Goal-Setting That Actually Works!</b> by joining the <i>REAL Success E-Zine</i> community at <a href="http://www.liveitforward.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12&Itemid=63">www.liveitforward.com</a>;.  It's a growing and dynamic community of people striving to live WAY BEYOND their average in the most important roles of their lives.  I think you'll get a ton out of both the <i>Goal-Setting</i> product and the <i>REAL Success E-Zine</i>.  And again, both are absolutely free.

Looking forward to connecting with you!

Live it forward,
Kent Julian
<a href="http://www.liveitforward.com">www.liveitforward.com</a>;

At 6:13pm on December 9, 2010, Brent Green said…

Welcome Sergio!!

Glad to have you as part of the community here.

This is a great place to meet great folks and share interesting ideas about finding meaningful work.

I've been a member here for about 1 year and have gotten a lot of value from it. Hope you receive the same value.

If I can help you in your pursuit of meaningful work in any way, please let me know. I'd like to offer you a free gift if you subscribe to our 'Pursuing Meaningful Work' newsletter. I'll give you a free copy of our recent audiobook 'Finding Your True North - A Quickstart Guide to finding a Career You'll Love'.

Hope you enjoy the community and find value in it.

In Him,
Brent Green
www.PursuingMeaningfulWork.com

At 11:53am on December 9, 2010,
Group Leader
AJ Golden
said…
Hey Sergio,
Welcome to 48Days.net!

This is a great place to collaborate with other people who are Living on Purpose, Pursuing Perfection, and Getting the Gold! If there's anything I can do to serve you in your endeavors, please let me know.

Also, I'd love for you to chime in on the discussions in the I'm Livin' Golden group! It would be great to get your questions, comments, and insight.

We were recently highlighted by Dan Miller as one of the 48Days.net featured groups. I hope you’ll take a moment to join in on the excitement!

~AJ Golden
The Life Coach with the Golden Touch
www.ImLivinGolden.com
At 7:20am on December 9, 2010,
Group Leader
Rob Clinton
said…
Sergio, just wanted to drop in and welcome you to this great community! As you’ll come to find, this is a place of inspiration, encouragement and tons of knowledge. I hope you find that and more as you pursue your endeavors.

One group I highly recommend is in the Coaching Compass.

Also, come out check out the group 180 Service Station. We have some great career and life transitional discussions going on.

And as part of my welcome to you, feel free to add your e-mail address to some more weekly inspiration by clicking below:
180 Weekly Inspiration

To your new and continued success!

~Rob Clinton

180 Career Coaching
This is your guide to re-entering the workplace… With PURPOSE!
www.180coach.com

"Don't ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." ~Howard Thurman
At 5:08am on December 9, 2010, GREGG PECHMANN said…
Welcome Sergio!

Just wanted to say hello and welcome you to this great website. You will not find a better group of people to help you get to a higher place of excellence.

Do you want peace in your life? Who wouldn’t want some, right?

Then join in and get inspired to become financially free by clicking here (http://eepurl.com/SIIb) for the The “Got Peace?” Newsletter and get 2 free e-books as a gift from me... Pretty cool, huh?

Please let me know how I can help in anyway!

In His Peace,
Gregg Pechmann
www.pechmanncoaching.com
At 11:50pm on December 8, 2010, Stoney Noell said…

 
 
 

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