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Category Archives: Choosing a niche

The Truth About Blogging

There is an idea circulating out there that if you write a blog you can make big money with it.

This leads people to think they are going to start a business and it’s going to be a blog.

What I want to do today is explain how a blog can be monetized and what the numbers really look like.

So if you are thinking of starting a blog or if you are in business and everyone is telling you you need to be blogging you can make a decision on whether or not it’s the right path for you.

Let’s dig in…

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Spinning Your Wheels Doing All The Things But Not Getting The Results You Want? Here’s How To Fix It

When you are in business or even thinking about starting you are constantly bombarded with what you ‘should’ be doing.

There’s always a latest fad whether it’s Facebook Live, Facebook Lead Ads or Instagram Stories. Then on top of that there’s all the classics that you probably feel you need to be doing too – building your email list, blogging, posting on your Facebook page etc etc.

It’s very easy to become overwhelmed even thinking about all that stuff let along actually doing it! So let me let you in on a big secret:


Here’s why.

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Don’t Have The Skills To Start The Business You Want Now? Try A Pivot

Sometimes people really, really want to build a business online but they don’t have a background that is easily marketed online. They really want to move into this Internet world but they can’t figure out what they can do to make money. OR they really want to work in a specific area online (often business coaching) but they don’t have any experience.

So what do you do if that’s you?

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Can I make money online if my business is not helping people build their businesses?

I see a similar question pop up a lot in some of the entrepreneurial groups I’m in, when people ask, “Can I be successful online if I don’t serve other business owners?”

While it’s true that in some of these groups, it seems like the business-to-business entrepreneurs have a much easier time because they’re all selling to one another, I don’t think that’s the truth in the real world.  So my answer is YES! You absolutely can be successful with a business-to-consumer business online.  And here’s why.

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What’s A Good Business To Start In 2016? (That Will Change Your Life Forever)

You see a lot of blog posts this time of year with titles like:

“The best businesses to start for 2016” or “What’s Hot in Biz for 2016!”

But are those the kinds of businesses you should be considering if you want to start a business this year?

What IS a good business to start in 2016, or any year for that matter (especially in a flat economy?) I made this video last year and it’s still as relevant as ever.

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