Fast Track Your Journey to Online Success
No one has ever logged onto the Internet for the first time and
started pocketing dollars in a really short period of time. As with
all things in life, there is a learning curve.
Finding Your Home Business Niche
When some folks begin to think about a business of their own,
they know in that very moment what kind they are going to start.
Then, there are the rest of us...
Starting Your Home Based Business On A Shoestring Budget
Whether seeking a supplemental income or a full-time income,
many folks have undertaken the task to discover a viable home
based business solution to meet their personal needs.
How to Stay Focused on Your Home Business Goals
When you are the owner of a home business, you will find
hundreds of distractions that vie for your time, energy and
Your Home Business: Turning Pennies into Dollars
Henry Ford taught us that to simplify the manufacture of
automobiles, that the best way to do so was to install the
assembly line. That one change revolutionized the auto
manufacturing industry permitting the industry to build cars at
a cost whereas the average person could afford to buy one.
Advertising Your Home Business on a Budget
When you are starting out in a new home business and no one
knows who you are, one of the greatest challenges you will face
is how to drum up new business.
Children in the Home Business Environment
Operating a home business is seldom easy and interruptions come
in all shapes, sizes and forms. Between the family, friends and
neighbors who call or come by, and the telemarketers who insist
on ringing your number off the hook, getting through the workday
can be a real challenge.
Keeping Your Email Box Organized & Ready for Business
Learning how to get the most organization from your email
software is very likely the most important skill you can learn
to conduct a successful online home business.
Networking Your Home Business within Circles of Influence
When you need an auto mechanic or an air conditioning repairman,
where do you turn for help? Sure, some people turn to the yellow
pages. But most will turn to friends and family and ask if they
know of anyone who can do the work.
Understanding the Difference Between Marketing and Promotion
Are you an online marketer? Or do you simply promote affiliate
programs? Marketing is truly the most misunderstood word in use
today on the Internet. Let me see if I can clarify this issue
just a bit.
Understanding the Different Methods of Offline Promotion
No business can survive the long run without some form of
consistent advertising. As a result, most business owners will
eventually consider using advertising to promote their business.
Understanding the Different Methods of Online Promotion
Did you realize there are only three types of online
promotion?... This statement may seem odd and even untrue in
your mind, but I am speaking in more general terms than you
might be thinking.
Promoting Your Business with a Copper Wire? Think Again.
So many people launch their first or second business with the
misconception that they can survive without advertising. It is
their fear of failure that almost single-handedly assures their
failure. They fear spending the money that they need to get and
keep their business running during those early years of their
How to Win the Advertising and Promotion Game
I am certain that, as a business owner, you have often
entertained the question as to how much to spend and where to
spend your advertising dollars. For most small business owners,
these questions can add to the headaches suffered in the course
of normal everyday operations of their business.[read more...]
How to Calculate ROI (Return On Investment)
ROI (Return on Investment) is probably the most important
calculation one needs to make to ensure the long-term viability
of their business. It is not enough to build in a profit margin
on the product or service being offered. One must track with
proficiency the amount of dollars being invested into attracting
sales and how much ROI those dollars put back into the business.
Tracking Offline Advertising Success by Measuring ROI
The great promise of online advertising has always been that
advertisers will now be able to effectively track the successes
and failures of their online advertising efforts. This promise
has been met.
How To Measure Advertising Success Online
It is easy for me to tell you that you need to track the success
of your online advertising. It is also easy for me to tell you
that you must do so in order to know which of your advertising
is helping you to make a profit, to break even, or to break the
bank. Far too many advertisers get caught in the online money
pits in an effort to develop their online business.
How to Maximize the Value of Your Time
How is your business doing? Is it growing, stagnating or losing
ground? If your business is not growing, it could be the result
of a poor business idea or plan, a lack of advertising, or the
mismanagement of your business’ resources.