ISSUE 4 · DEC 8, 2016

Security: Encrypt Your Life!


If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren't willing to do.

Michael Phelps


Height Tips to Help You Encrypt Your Life

Security tips

As Andy Grove, former Intel CEO, said, only the paranoid survive.

All too often, small businesses and solo entrepreneurs tend to neglect security in their day-to-day work. They have too much to do in too little time. But it’s when your business is small that it’s most at risk, and a security hole could be fatal. Here are some quick fixes for securing your online presence.

read on


Affiliate Marketing: The Ultimate Guide

Affiliate marketing

Affiliate marketing is based on revenue sharing. You earn a commission by promoting other people’s (or companies’) products. It’s one of the most effective ways to start monetizing your blog.
However, there are several things you should be aware of before you take the plunge. To be successful in affiliate marketing, you must have an efficient online marketing strategy and consistent efforts.

read on


The Six Free SEO Tools You Should Use

SEO tools

Small businesses and solo entrepreneurs feel like SEO is too much of an investment with too little return.
This is because SEO takes a while before its benefits are fully realized. New websites may take weeks before they are indexed in search engine results. On top of that, SEO can be quite expensive if your business is in a very competitive niche.

Let’s take control of our SEO budget with these six free tools.

read on


10 Free Online Tools For Designing Your Logo

Logo tools

A logo is what customers visually associate with your company, store, products. These free online tools will allow entrepreneurs on a shoestring budget to create high-quality, professional-looking logos in just a few steps.

read on


Instagram: Mastering Hashtags to Get More Followers

Instagram hashtags

Outside of following and commenting on pictures you love, using hashtags is your best resource for becoming engaging on Instagram.

Learn how to be more visible by using those hashtags strategically.

read on

The Complete Snapchat Marketing Playbook

snapchat marketing

Are you thinking of adding Snapchat to your social media marketing strategy? By May 2015, Snapchat had amassed around 100 million daily users (about a tenth as many as Facebook). By December, that number had increased to 110 million, surpassing daily user numbers on Twitter.

Learn how you can use Snapchat to strengthen your brand.

read on


10 Powerful Hacks To Get The Best Out Of Your Gmail Account

Gmail hacks

This post by Larry Kim shares 10 amazing and mostly unknown hacks to power up your Gmail account. Save yourself a lot of time everyday by using these tips and shortcuts.

read on


How to Use Positive and Negative Feedback Loops to Grow Your Business

Feedback loops

In biology, feedback loops are natural mechanisms involved in the development of any ecosystem. Positive feedback loops help a system grow exponentially, whereas negative ones tend to keep this system stable.
By surveying your customers you can take these biological principles and apply them to your business in order to accelerate its growth and make it more scalable.

read on


Stolen Ideas: Much Ado About Nothing

Stolen Ideas

As Howard Aiken, the original conceptual designer of the IBM Harvard Mark I computer, said: “Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.”

People tend to overvalue ideas. But the truth is, ideas are worthless most of the time. It’s how you make those ideas happen that matters.

read on


Entrepreneurship 101 : Let Your Passion Drive You !

Let Your Passion Drive You

Game of Thrones (TV Series 2011 - 2016)

(animated Gif by