Archive for February, 2011

 

The Success Ladder: How To Leverage Each Small Success As A Stepping Stone To Greater Success

By Yaro Starak
February 28th, 2011

The Day I Made A $700 Affiliate Commission

One of my favorite stories to tell during interviews is my first attempt to make money selling an affiliate product.

My campaign started off as a failure as my blog post promoting the product netted zero results. I briefly doubted my decision to blog and considered giving it up for all … Read the rest of this entry »

By Yaro Starak
Feb 28th, 2011

How To Enhance Creativity: Why Lady Gaga Works & Brainstorming Doesn’t

By Neroli Makim
February 25th, 2011

Greetings fellow Entrepreneurs, this week’s article is all about techniques, one thing I’m not usually very focused on. I love exploring and understanding why we do things and how we work, but my articles have been somewhat lacking in techniques.

One of the reasons for the way I write is that if we don’t have a deep understanding of … Read the rest of this entry »

By Neroli Makim
Feb 25th, 2011

How To Write A Free Report That Lands You Thousands of New Email Subscribers

By Leigh Peele
February 25th, 2011

Go to any blog and you will see the free report and subscriber’s box. They can come in many shapes and promises. It doesn’t matter if it is subtle in the layout or a pop-up overlay – the free report is one of the best ways to obtain subscribers. If you attach it with an affiliate promotion, it is … Read the rest of this entry »

By Leigh Peele
Feb 25th, 2011

It’s No Longer Just My Entrepreneurs Journey

By Yaro Starak
February 21st, 2011

You’ve probably noticed new regular contributors recently joined the Entrepreneurs-Journey.com team. A few light design changes were made to the site to highlight the faces of each of these new writers, so you know which article comes from which writer. If you’re reading this through an RSS reader then you can’t see the changes, so make sure you head to … Read the rest of this entry »

By Yaro Starak
Feb 21st, 2011

How To Make Money With CPM Advertising On Your Blog

By Mitch Wilson
February 18th, 2011

Some of the most common questions I receive revolve around how I get advertisers to my blog, how I make money with advertising on my blog, and anything related to money and advertising.

While there are a variety of questions and answers surrounding this topic it all really comes back to the basics: Content equals traffic and traffic equals moneyRead the rest of this entry »

By Mitch Wilson
Feb 18th, 2011

The Ghost In The Machine (And How It’s Changing The Way We Do Business)

By Neroli Makim
February 15th, 2011

Last week, I mentioned rewards can sometimes be detrimental to business, and this required another whole article to really get to the bottom of. I was specifically referring to tangible, material rewards and incentives, like money or “things”, that we get as a result of reaching a set goal. They can and do work very well for some people, Read the rest of this entry »

By Neroli Makim
Feb 15th, 2011

How To Turn Your Life Experience Into A Business

By Kerry McDuling
February 15th, 2011

Many of my clients and other entrepreneurs I have admired over the years have taken their past journey and experiences and turned that, in itself, into a successful business. This could take the form of teaching others how to duplicate their success in a particular field, or sharing their interesting life experiences with others to entertain them. This is how … Read the rest of this entry »

By Kerry McDuling
Feb 15th, 2011

How I Started, Grew & Sold An E-commerce Business For Quarter Million Dollars ($250,000)

By Sunil
February 12th, 2011

In my previous post, Why Leave A Six Figure Corporate Job For Internet Entrepreneurship?, I wrote about the various business ventures I have tried and tested over the years. One of those ventures was the creation, establishment, growth and sale of an e-commerce business.  In this post, I want to lay out the details involved in how I first … Read the rest of this entry »

By Sunil
Feb 12th, 2011

Do You Know How To Play To Win In Business?

By Neroli Makim
February 11th, 2011

In this article, we’re looking once more at Dr. Stuart Brown’s play personalities, in particular, the one that consistently plays to win, and usually does. In previous articles, I’ve discussed how play holds the keys to your creativity, and to demonstrate how this works, Dr. Brown’s play personalities feature substantially in my writing.

There is a particular component of … Read the rest of this entry »

By Neroli Makim
Feb 11th, 2011

How Public Speaking Can Increase Your Exposure & Build Your Profile

By Kerry McDuling
February 9th, 2011

The old adage that most people are more afraid of speaking in public than they are of snakes and even of dying is most likely true, judging by what I have seen and heard from even the most experienced and well versed speakers today. If you can swallow your nerves enough to speak in public, you will go a long … Read the rest of this entry »

By Kerry McDuling
Feb 9th, 2011

7 Tips To Super-Charge Your Online Communication

By Yaro Starak
February 8th, 2011

As I write this I’m listening to a podcast from Armin Van Buuren, the world’s number one trance and progressive DJ.

Armin is dutch, however he speaks very clear English on the podcast. During each episode Armin will talk in between songs briefly with updates on upcoming gigs and shout-outs from his listeners. I’m always impressed by how he … Read the rest of this entry »

By Yaro Starak
Feb 8th, 2011

How To Reduce Common Mistakes With New Customer Orders

By Christine Syquia
February 7th, 2011

The first collection that my handbag company charm and luck ever designed was gaming-themed. Inspired by my partner’s love of bridge, we created beaded bags with a variety of gaming themes – the Blackjack bag, the Four Slots bag, one shaped like a die, and so on.

Before we even did our first trade show or contacted salesrooms, I was … Read the rest of this entry »

By Christine Syquia
Feb 7th, 2011

How To Outsource Better Than I Did

By Leslie Samuel
February 4th, 2011

Outsourcing! Such a beautiful word. It’s the magical word that can almost eliminate you from your business and make life so much easier that you’ll be sleeping on a bed of roses with money falling from the sky.

When I thought about outsourcing, I thought about uncle Scrooge from the cartoon “Ducktales” from back in the day, doing his daily … Read the rest of this entry »

By Leslie Samuel
Feb 4th, 2011

The Single Biggest Killer Of Innovation In Business (And Why It Costs You Dearly)

By Neroli Makim
February 3rd, 2011

That reads like a very serious headline doesn’t it? Well, it is really… there is one thing that annihilates creativity quicker than anything else. It costs you time, money and causes a higher staff turnover, so it’s really worth knowing about.

To find out about this, we’re going on a tangent away from one of my all time favorite researchers … Read the rest of this entry »

By Neroli Makim
Feb 3rd, 2011

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