If you’re looking for an easy way to make money online, you’re not alone. It seems as if everyone is looking for overnight wealth with no effort. Unless you are fortunate enough to win the lottery, that’s not going to happen. You can have the next best thing – make money doing what you love. Don’t let your mind start going south here. There are (hopefully) plenty of legitimate, respectable things you love to do. Maybe its sports, books, landscaping, crafts, knitting or HTML code – you name it, there are people reading about it.
During my travels, I have seen many start-ups for organizations. The best are those that all in the group have the same vision and have a clear path to the goal, but during a start up, often a path is unclear. When an unclear path happens, “gaps” are filled with not so great things. Here are a few types of those personalities that can rear their ugly head:
The Dreamer- It reminds me of when I was young and smoking pot with friends, and coming up with an idea. “Yeah man, and then we can…”. As you can imagine, no call to action with any of these “brilliant” ideas, and the dreamer loves to spend hours expanding on anything that gets everyone’s attention, Continue reading
Internet radio for business and internet marketing is now a viable media to get a message out with minimal cost and grown beyond the realm of casual hobbyist. To get started with your internet station, use SHOUT cast http://shoutcast.com or ICEcast http://Icecast.org from your living room with WINAMP http://winamp.com and a SHOUTcast DSP http://shoutcast.com/download or EDCAST http://oddsock.org . The best thing is this setup is totally free. To play licensed music, there is very affordable royalty licensing available from companies like LIVE365, SWCast, or Loudcaster. You don’t want to spend money on licensed Continue reading
One of the best Youtube videos is Trololo. The video has spead like wildfire across the internet for a while but everyone is now posting what some consider almost a parody of performers during the 60’s classic, the Lawrence Welk show. To current day internet users, Edward Kril’s hairstyle seems odd and strange as do his facial expressions and gestures. The ironic thing is that the performance was real, but the words were intentionally removed because the Soviet Censors blocked the content of the song considering it too racy Continue reading
Internet advertising is now part of the business world. What I mean is it works just like offline businesses in the way that it’s location, location, location, and right now the internet is where people are gathering(over 1/3 of their waking time), but many businesses see advertising on the NET and assign it with little value because it’s not tangible, and they refuse to validate it’s business potential to increase revenue.
When companies start an advertising campaign, they assume it works Continue reading
When building a website using good practices of search engine optimization, it’s important to keep in mind that rules that apply today may not be around later. Providing good standards of SEO will not give you a potential increase on search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo, but will also make the content more usable for the website visitor. Learning those good web design practices, and keeping up on the latest SEO standards will show in your website stats and sales conversions. Continue reading
The year was 2005. I searched for software to build a website. There was plenty out on the market like netobjects and such, but I wanted something simple that I could be creative with. I didn’t know any HTML or Search Engine Optimization. A friend of mine found Coffeecup. I would go to their forums and ask what I thought was silly questions about web design, but folks like Adam and Inger never belittled me and everyone was always supportive. Continue reading