ONLINE STRATEGIES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND SOLO ENTREPRENEURS
In this issue, you will find...
Online Strategies for Small Businesses and Solo Entrepreneurs
for growing your online business !
I love to read blog posts by Dan Norris the successful entrepreneur behind WPCurve and the best selling author of 7 day startup, Content machine and more recently Create or Hate.
Two words: Honesty and Generosity.
Dan shares everything, from failures to success, and tells us what works and what doesn’t, based on his own trials and errors. A must read!
Hey Trello user, what if you could automatically generate a Google Slide presentation from any of your Trello Board ? Just give a try to this new Trello Power-Up.
Breaking Bad (TV Series)
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So you have an audience and you want to monetize it. One way to do it is to create a subscription based membership program offering premium content, services, coaching, you name it. But you should wisely choose your price point: too low and you won’t cover your charges, too high and no one will subscribe. The final point is that in both cases, you won’t break even.
Sean Jackson is sharing here a simple but efficient framework to help you in this strategic choice.
Instagram is one of the most popular social networks worldwide. As of June 2016, the app had reached 500 million monthly active users, up from 400 million in September 2015. It’s no surprise that every blogger and business owner wants to get traffic from Instagram to their website. But building a following on Instagram doesn’t automatically translate in visitors to your website.
Learn the tips and tricks to make Instagram a sustainable source of traffic.
Do you know the concept of NPS (aka Net Promoter Score) ?
This article is a live experiment by Bryan Harris (Videofruit) on how to measure and grow the raving fans he has in his email list. It will be updated with the results of the experiment. So bookmark it.
Make your growth hacks repeatable and scalable.
This blog post explains why and how you should systematize your Growth Hacking strategy. And it provides you with a list of possible implementations in tools like Trello, Google Spreadsheets, Asana, Airtable…
When starting an online business from scratch, a niche website can be a good start. The idea is to choose a niche, start writing content and ranking in Google for lots of keywords, and then turn that traffic into earnings through affiliate offers or through your own product offerings.
How to choose the right niche ? How to be sure that your site will generate enough traffic to build a business on ? Here is a very detailed post that will guide you through the entire process.
Creating your content is half the work. Once your blog post is live, you still need to promote it on social networks and amplify its reach. In order to optimize your work, it’s crucial to follow a roadmap.
I must confess I often have dozens of tabs opened at the same time in my browser. The consequence is my browser feeling extremely slow and sluggish or even crashing sometimes. Here are some great tips and tools to avoid this common trap.
My personal advice: install the OneTab extension (exists for Google Chrome AND Firefox).