January 28, 2009

How To Set A Budget And Stick With It

A budget can be hard to do and sometimes it's not, but in the long run it helps you out a lot, and it keeps more money in your pocket. With the way the economy is going, we all have to tighten our belts because everything is getting higher and our wages are not. Budgets can be set for food, clothes, household things, or anything so you will not go broke before you get paid again. Budgets help you manage your money on how you use it so you won't go overboard and break yourselves. It is a tool to help you learn the value of a dollar and how to spend it wisely and not foolishly.


January 22, 2009

How to Avoid Costly Mistakes When Building Websites

Mistakes to avoid are skipping little details. Like having very little content that is of value. Improper page construction, lack of title, page description and keywords will make your site invisible to the search engines. Flashing banners and the overuse of advertising are a big killer. You spend countless hours building a website. Then you spend money on advertising and get visitors. Then poof they’re gone.


January 20, 2009

Develop A Process For Continuing Business Model Innovation

In recent days, Apple announced that co-founder Steve Jobs would be leaving the company for a time to deal with some health issues. Investors and analysts closely eyed how the stock price responded.

In interview after interview, people wanted to know whether Apple could maintain its cutting edge innovative abilities while Jobs is out of the picture. Isn't that interesting? Why wouldn't Apple continue to innovate? Or will it?


January 16, 2009

Small Business Branding: The Power of Integration

Let me tell you about two different small businesses. Both have been in business similar amounts of time and yet they have followed two totally different paths.

One business feels integrated. It feels like a "big" business even though it is still only a fledgling. The other feels ad hoc. It feels as if the business owners cobbled together their business on a shoestring and at any moment it may close its doors.


January 14, 2009

Your Biggest Enemy on Your Way to Freedom

You are already free. Freedom is your real nature. But there is something that constantly prevents you from experiencing your freedom. It's your Ego. And the more you realize and recognize it, the more you will feel free.


January 12, 2009

The Most Important Step Towards Freedom and Happiness

What do you think you should do to be really happy? I heard a lot of different answers:

  • I have to be rich
  • To love what I have or do
  • I need a good family and friends
  • And other variations...
But none of them is complete answer.


January 9, 2009

Turn Your Website Into A Web Presence

If you see your website as an extension of your business, simply online, then you're on the right track. Otherwise, you are probably throwing money away each month to host a website which only drains your financial resources.


January 7, 2009

What is Identity Theft Anyway?

Imagine opening the mailbox and finding bills for things you never bought, credit card statements for places that you have never shopped or been to. Imagine getting denied for health insurance because your records indicate some kind of chronic disease that is expensive to treat. All those things, and more, can happen if you become a victim of identity theft.


January 5, 2009

Fourteen Key Personal Development Skills

It's helpful to take a high level perspective on personal development, looking broadly at all the important skills. This can help identify areas you may be weak in, and serve as a mental checklist to help you focus. While this is not an exhaustive list of elements important to personal development, these are some of the most important.


January 3, 2009

Ways To Turn Your Internet Based Home Business Into A Profitable One

Due to the fact that many home internet based businesses do not have a plan in place to generate targeted traffic and convert those website visitors into paying customers is the reason they are not profitable.

To become more profitable with your home internet business here are five things that you can do.

January 2, 2009

How to Sell a Website

How much is your site worth? Your site is worth as much as someone is willing to give you for it. Simple answer really. I know, that doesn’t help when you go out advertising a site for sale and everyone is asking how much you want for it and you don’t know what to say. You don’t want to undercut yourself especially after years of hard work, but then again, you are selling a website - virtual property - it just seems a little bit strange doesn’t it.


January 1, 2009

How To Get Traffic Through Web Video

There is one common goal among all webmasters and that is to increase their page views and traffic. However, the main question is, how can you do this? With literally thousands of how-to books circling the web, and bookstores, explaining that they have the "secret" to increase traffic; it is very difficult for a webmaster to choose the correct way to gain traffic.