Some of the most common questions are about my various businesses - and, specifically, how I choose which business to start or which business to invest in.Let’s look at investing in a business first.
It seems like every day someone somewhere writes to me trying to sell me some magic solution.
And in nearly every case, as you know, it’s utter tosh (nonsense!).
You have the potential to achieve great things, and to do something extraordinary, whether it’s in your online business or something else.
And achieving the extraordinary is more possible than ever before, thanks to the technologies and knowledge we have today.
However, it’s also easier than ever before to get distracted, too.
So, how do you stay focused?
I’ve talked before how easy it is to create YouTube videos (either from your cell phone or automatically using very cheap programs).
However, there’s always been one problem that has been very difficult to overcome.
But that’s been solved, for free, this week.
That confused you, didn’t it - unless you’re a Scottish Gaelic speaker, of course!
Here’s the explanation …
Many local shops started their sales today - and the larger stores opened at 6am.
That meant people were queuing up outside from the early morning.
All to save a little bit of money.
In some of my business reports to you, I sometimes can’t reveal specific company names - the reasons should be obvious from my report, usually - and this is one of them.
I met up with a few other investors last week, in a European Capital city.
We were looking to invest in a new business, one that needed a lot of capital to get started.
If you pet your pet rock enough, it’ll wear out. And you’ll be sad again
Ordering a single 18-inch pizza is better than ordering two 12-inch pizzas. (18-inch pizza=π(18/2)2 =255. 2 12-inch pizzas=2 x π(12/2)2=226 if you want the reason!)
Although it takes time, care, and effort, setting up a blog can earn you a full-time living.
If you set everything correctly and follow all the steps needed, blogging can pay your bills and for your vacations for the rest of your life.
Recurring profits are generated from places like membership sites that customers pay for each month in order to remain members.
From a marketing perspective, continuity is awesome as it means a steady flow of income for you.
Entrepreneurs are different from everyone else because they get to make the rules they live by.
Trouble is, many still live by rules that others made—ones that don’t work well and actually keep you from happiness and success.
You need to stretch your envelope and change habits that no longer work for you.
Your products have actual value, and then they have “perceived value.”
Actual value is what your product offers to your customer.
This might be the benefits, what it can do and what it can provide.
Five Ways To Grow Your Business Following With Instagram
Instagram has become the choice of most brands and marketers to stay connected with consumers and enhance sales.
Andrew Carnegie, the big steel industrialist who likely made more money in steel than anyone else (adjusting for inflation), didn’t know that much about steel.
That’s right – someone at the very pinnacle of his ‘niche’ didn’t know his niche very well.
There’s a children’s riddle that goes like this:
How do you put a dinosaur into a jam jar?
The answer is ...
There is a big difference between setting goals and achieving them.
When it comes to setting goals, many of us continue to rely on hope - but to actually accomplish the goals that we’ve set for ourselves, we need to create a solid plan for success.
Here are my five simple steps that you can take to achieve any goal you set for yourself …
Here’s a great piece of business thinking.
You know when you buy bananas, you get, say, 6?
All ready to eat.
The kid who got straight A’s in school is probably the most successful person from that class, right?
While good grades and a high I.Q. can be helpful, they not only don’t guarantee success - they sometimes hamper success.
When you say ‘back’, your lips move back. When you say ‘forward’, your lips move forward.
You have to be REALLY CAREFUL when choosing domain names!
Remember, just because words make sense when there is a space in between each word, it does not necessarily mean they will make the same sense without those spaces.
So you’ve got a goal to build your Internet business to a certain level by a certain time frame.
Err, you DO have that goal, correct?
If not, you might want to stop reading for a moment and make that goal right now before you proceed any further.
You know that expression, “Ready, fire, aim?”
It’s used so often that it’s a become cliché.
But the other day I was reminded of something when I tried playing darts.
Let’s say I am a newbie, which means I don’t have a list, enough traffic, an online following, or a well-known name - none of that.
All I have is experience as to what works and what does not.
In addition, let me put more pressure on myself.
I think you are going to want to take a seat for this one because we need to have an earnest talk.
I have watched you for a long time, and I got to say I am worried and a little bit disappointed.
When you started, you set goals on where you want your business to go and were very passionate about it.
Learn How to Beat The Biggest Success Killer
There is one single killer that has ended the dreams and hopes of many entrepreneurs.
And it is not lack of a brilliant idea, inadequate funding, or knowing how to get started.
You are different from everyone else.
You offer a unique perspective in this game called life.
oday’s post is only for people who seriously intend to make a good living (defined as at least $100,000 a year) from working online.
Do you want to move from zero to 6 figures in Internet Marketing?
Perhaps you’ve seen this happening over and over again, but you didn’t understand what was really going on.
How Do You Start A Business From Scratch – And Have It Earning Within 3 Months?
I want to [insert whatever it is you want to do] but I don’t know how.”
Well, guess what … neither did every single person who did it for the first time.