Archives for October 2012

Setting SMART Business Goals

You have probably come across many articles, books, and audios that stress the importance of setting goals. Hopefully, you have taken the time to sit down and write out goals for yourself. But are you writing SMART goals? SMART goals are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time Related. Specific goals are written out clearly and […]

Online Traffic Directing

If you are new to Internet Marketing, driving traffic to your site may sound complicated, but it isn’t. It may take a little time and effort, but having a steady stream of traffic is worth it. Here are some ways to start building your traffic. Defining your target market ahead of time is very important […]

One Page May Be All You Need

If you have been researching information about starting a home business, you may have read about the importance of a business plan and why every business needs one. If the thought of writing out a complex document intimidates you, you may be surprised to learn that a one-page business plan is sufficient for many businesses, […]

Need Marketing Inspiration?

You may not realize it, but turning on the television, radio, and Internet can teach you new marketing techniques and strategies. Each day, companies are bombarding us with their marketing messages. By the age of 65, the average American will have viewed over 2 million television commercials. And that doesn’t begin to take into consideration […]

Marketing Your Product With Squidoo

Squidoo is a website where a network of users can create pages, known as lenses, on various topics that they have knowledge in, or at least have some interest in. Ads are displayed on these lenses, and the users who create them can receive commissions when those ads are clicked upon by their lenses’ visitors. […]

Leadership Tips

As the owner of a home business, you will more than likely start to outsource some of your tasks. This is smart business. It helps free up some of your time and allows you to work on tasks that need your specific attention. However, when you start to hire people, you will need to develop […]

Know Thy Market: Create The Relationship First

If given the choice, would you rather walk into an insurance agent’s office where you were greeted with a friendly hello and the staff called you by name when you paid your bill, or would you rather walk into an office where the staff acted as if accepting your payment was a waste of their […]

Internet Talk Radio – The New Wave of Publicity

If you turn on the television during the morning or late night, you will see celebrities on talk shows promoting their latest movie, television show or album. Talk shows are a great way to promote their product. The celebrity has a chance to be interviewed and show the audience a sneak peak at their new […]

Inspiration or Desperation: How Not To Be At The End Of Your Rope.

Inspiration can strike at odd times – when you are driving the kids to school, standing in line at the grocery store, or even while you are taking your morning shower. All of a sudden, an idea comes to you and you know you better write it down because you don’t want to forget it. […]

If You Write, They Will Come.

“If you write, they will come”… What does that mean? When it comes to the web, the more you write, the more traffic you’ll have flowing into your website. Whether it is content you feature on your site, blog posts or even press releases, if you want people to know your website exists, start writing […]