Of all the things you do to make your business work, getting lots of traffic is easily one of the most important.
You need an audience.
So what’s one of the best ways for someone on a budget to get free traffic these days? A lot of times when someone asks me this question and I tell them blogging, I get a look of surprise.
Isn’t that so... 2004?
At one point in time there was speculation about whether micro-persuasion sites like Facebook and Twitter would… Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on June 15, 2010 at 5:04pm —
I am currently running a contest on my Facebook Page. It can be found at http://www.facebook.com/onlinebizsuccess
I am trying to reach 500 'likers" as quickly as possible and would love your help. As an incentive I am offering a complete 5 page customized website to not just one but two lucky winners.
See the video for more details and visit the page as well and I look forward to working with… Continue
Added by Peter Brissette on June 15, 2010 at 4:18pm —
I am an AUNT!! Here is my darling niece Fannie Aurora Walker born
5lbs 14ozs 19 in.…
Added by Heidi Walker on June 15, 2010 at 3:53pm —
Added by GREGG PECHMANN on June 15, 2010 at 3:07pm —
Today while I was running around and doing some errands I listened to a couple of podcasts that really helped to expand my perspective. I wanted to share them, because they are healthy, and inspiring.
J.B. Glossinger has a podcast entitled Morning Coach (available on iTunes). Most of the time it's a little to meta-physical for me, but I listen anyway. You never know where great ideas are going to come from. However, in one of his more recent podcasts, entitled Creativity Equals Wealth,… Continue
Added by Eric Tompkins on June 15, 2010 at 1:30pm —
Here we read about God's people whom He had spoken clearly to, about where it was He had called them... But in these often overlooked verses, shadowed by the over & mis quoted Jerimiah 29;11, we see God's hand move from what He desired, to what they believed in their hearts.
There is a pandemic of speakers teaching on the subject of God being moved by our desires. While it is quite true and seen in scriptures where this takes place, we turn a blind… Continue
Added by Stoney Noell on June 15, 2010 at 9:17am —
Who knew?...If you have a coffee maker, the kind that uses the fluted basket type filters, you're going to love these ideas!...And if you don't have the filters, you're going to want to buy some!...These filters can be used to cover bowls/dishes when cooking in the microwave...Protect china by separating your dishes with a filter between each dish...Hold tacos or wrap messy foods to eat...Line a plant pot with the filter to prevent soil from going through the drainage… Continue
Added by Janet Visloski Strang on June 15, 2010 at 9:00am —
Today was extremely difficult. As we found out exactly one week ago today that our company was sold, 30 employees were let go. Now I wasn't part of the 30, but I find myself grieving the loss of them. I'm brand new to this site, and I just purchased No More Mondays. I wanted to give it to each of them and hope they find their true calling and create a place of their own where they can thrive and they're no longer dependent on their fate within this company. So am I the winner in this situation?… Continue
Added by Kesha Forest on June 14, 2010 at 8:27pm —
Many on this site have a promoted a "ready, fire, aim" mentality in regards to someone following through with an idea and for good reason. For someone trapped in a mire of unfulfilling work, falling into analysis paralysis is an easy trap. If you have viable idea, better to get started on it even if it begins with "dipping your toes into the water" so to speak. Many questions about the business can't truly be answered without experimentation, so it is better to get started, fail quickly,… Continue
Added by Justin on June 14, 2010 at 7:40pm —
Added by Stoney Noell on June 14, 2010 at 7:30pm —
This process of writing the IdeaNet series has been very positive for me. I tend to hoard thoughts until I forget about them or convince myself of its impossibility without consulting others, and while I have received a little feedback from the ideas I've posted, the process of writing them down, expanding on them, and forcing myself to organize the initial impression has shown me where I'm dreaming fancifully (e.g. starting a restaurant) and where I have the potential to… Continue
Added by Justin on June 14, 2010 at 7:14pm —
Added by Stoney Noell on June 14, 2010 at 6:30pm —
Added by Eric Olson on June 14, 2010 at 5:30pm —
Making every effort to become better is our responsibility… Growth and development in the area that sings to us keeps the reason why we exist alive and breathing. We all have a reason we exist, and we should always be striving to find that reason. It’s a reason that only matters to each and every one of us as individuals; a reason that… Continue
Added by Rob Clinton on June 14, 2010 at 10:56am —
These tips are for the office...Use outdated letterhead for in-house memos or scratch paper...If you have a mailing list (for snail mail), remove duplicate names/addresses and update your mailing addresses regularly to save paper and reduce postage costs...Print addresses directly on the envelopes instead of using labels...Reduce, reuse, recycle!
Added by Janet Visloski Strang on June 14, 2010 at 9:00am —
Today’s Affirmation: I seek the wisdom from above.
I find great comfort in knowing God’s wisdom is the ultimate way to go and the… Continue
Added by Tom Raines on June 14, 2010 at 8:58am —
I posted a comment in another discussion one year ago this month and I've received quite a few emails regarding those ideas, so I thought I would post them in this blog.I am a retired professional city firefighter. What does that have to do with starting your own business?If you took all the attributes of… Continue
Added by Bob Brown on June 14, 2010 at 8:00am —
Are you aware of how TV is affecting your life? As an entrepreneur how is it affecting your marriage and business
These are some of the questions Julie and I started asking ourselves last year. Instead of buying a flat panel LCD HDTV we… Continue
Added by Leonard Magro on June 14, 2010 at 7:30am —
Patrick Hughes was born crippled and blind.
He has never seen a football game even though he is part of the University of Louisville marching band.
Born with what other people call “bad luck”, Patrick could have sat around and whined, “Why me,… Continue
Added by GREGG PECHMANN on June 14, 2010 at 5:19am —
"Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh."
-Henry David Thoreau
In their book The Emotional Intelligence Quick Book, Dr. Travis Bradberry and Dr. Jean Graves write, "Rather than avoiding a feeling, your goal should be to move toward it, into it, and eventually through it." They go on to say that ignoring our… Continue
Added by Eric Olson on June 13, 2010 at 10:30pm —