Your Next Big Idea

Next Big Idea

Everyone has ideas, the secret is how do you keep track of them, how do you structure them and how do prioritize what you’re going to work on.

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Making The Most Of What You Have

Work With What You've Got

What on earth does learning to pick a bathroom window lock have to do with business? You should click the read more link to find out.

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Learning To Do It Yourself

Learning To Do It Yourself

Being able to roll up your sleeves and do a variety of different tasks in your business is a great skill to have. The same is true for your online business. Having a bit of DIY ability will help you over the long haul.

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Talking You Out Of Buying

online marketing is hard

There are very few overnight successes for people who try to use online marketing strategies to grow their business. However, most people want to avoid talking about hard work. Until now.

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Really Using Customer Avatars

customer avatars

Customer avatars are a great way to understand who you’re targeting and helping you flesh out your business model. In this post I go into detail about the Casual Marketer customer avatars.

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A Disruption In The Email Force

email disruption

Email converts better than anything else. If you’re an online marketer, you’d be crazy not to build a healthy email list. However, there is a change coming that may disrupt email’s preeminence a little bit.

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Are You A Digital Sharecropper?

Digital Sharecropper

Starting from scratch and building an online business is hard so setting yourself up as a Digital Sharecropper and working someone else’s virtual land has advantages, but just be aware of the risks too.

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Making New Friends

online community

One important and vastly underrated experience is meeting people in person to talk about your business. Going to live events, meetups and generally being part of a community is incredibly helpful.

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Some Days Are Harder Than Others

Persistence

Persistence is the thing that sets us apart when we just don’t feel like putting the work in. This is where creating good habits focuses your attention and helps you get things done.

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Using Dirty Marketing Tricks

Marketing Dirty Tricks

There’s always that one guy. He has a reasonably good online business and he decides to take the internet marketing shortcut of sending the fake “reply” email. Dirty tricks in marketing are a sure sign of weakness.

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