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Blog Hosting, Domains and Blogging Platforms – What We Wish We Knew

The post Blog Hosting, Domains and Blogging Platforms – What We Wish We Knew appeared first on ProBlogger. Image created in Canva This post is part of the ‘What we wish I knew when I first started Blogging’ Series. In this post I’ll share readers comments on the topic of Blog Hosting, Domains and Platforms as well as some of my own experiences and advice. There is always a … [Read More...]

Finding Readers for Your Blog – What We Wish We Knew

The post Finding Readers for Your Blog – What We Wish We Knew appeared first on ProBlogger. Image created in Canva This post is part of the ‘What we wish we Knew’ Series. In this post I’ll share readers comments on the topic of finding readers for a blog as well as some of my own experiences and advice. We’ve talked about setting your blog up right (hosting, domains … [Read More...]

Introducing FeedBlitz Accel

A new plan to help you define, refine, and maximize subscriber engagement and audience targeting for stellar results. Increase Visibility The data and capabilities to reach your subscribers when they’re most likely to open your emails. Boost Engagement Increased visibility leads to higher open rates, higher click-throughs, and overall higher engagement. Power Revenue And when engagement increases, … [Read More...]

Your First Week of Blogging – Plan Your Future Blog Posts

The post Your First Week of Blogging – Plan Your Future Blog Posts appeared first on ProBlogger. Update: this post has been updated and compiled with other similar posts into ProBlogger’s 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Course – a 31-day guide into getting your blog going on the right foot. Let’s look at another idea of what to do in your first week of blogging. Related to our previous … [Read More...]

Your First Week of Blogging – Write Compelling Content

The post Your First Week of Blogging – Write Compelling Content appeared first on ProBlogger. Image created in Canva Update: this post has been updated and compiled with other similar posts into ProBlogger’s 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Course – a 31-day guide into getting your blog going on the right foot. Lets kick off our new series on what to do on the first week of a new … [Read More...]

_________________________ Business Opportunities ____________________

The Top 7 Money Excuses That Hold You Back From Financial Independence

One of the greatest obstacles we have to truly achieving financial independence are the money excuses we make for ourselves. I love to talk to people about money!  Yet I can’t help but notice how many times a conversation ends in “I could never do” or “why that will never work for me”. These excuses are the lies we tell ourselves to make it seem better when we’re not where we want to be with our … [Read More...]

How This Couple Was Able to Retire Early After Just 15 Years of Saving

Do you think you need 30 years of saving to make your retirement happen? Do you think you need to make a lot of money? Or know what the best stocks are to invest in each year? Of course not! I’m a huge fan of early retirement stories of the everyday-man; stories that prove that good-ole fashioned saving, simple investing, and living within your means CAN and WILL provide you with not just the … [Read More...]

How to Become a Millionaire – The Simple Way to Save $1,000,000

Admit it – you’ve probably asked yourself “How do I become a millionaire?” more than once in your life. Don’t be shy! With all the images of happiness and security we see associated with wealth, how could you (or most anyone) not. Regardless of what your actual financial goals are, the act of having a net worth of one million dollars or more is still heavily regarded as quite an accomplishment! In … [Read More...]

YouNoodle and Denmark for Entrepreneurs

Start-up Denmark Teams Up With YouNoodle To Find High-Growth Startups New partnership aims to attract global entrepreneurs interested in building and growing innovative companies in Denmark Start-up Denmark (www.startupdenmark.info), a new initiative of the Danish Government designed to attract talented entrepreneurs with world-class business ideas and YouNoodle (www.younoodle.com), a startup … [Read More...]

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Differentiation Strategy: What It Is, Why It’s Critical, and How To Get It Right

No business starts out with the goal of blending in. Yet, standing out from the competition is one of the biggest challenges entrepreneurs and marketers continue to face. Wanting to be different from your competition is one thing, but how do you achieve it? The answer, in many cases, can be found in creating an effective differentiation strategy. This article will explore what a differentiation … [Read More...]

Differentiation Strategy (and the Sea of Sameness)

Legendary Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter defines competition in business as the struggle to attain a profitable, unique position in the market. Instead of “competing to be the best,” you should “compete to be unique.” Differentiation is about standing out from the noise and giving people a reason to choose you over others. You’d think companies would be all about that. Curiously, … [Read More...]

Totango Hosts Interactive Lunch for Customer Success Thought Leaders in NYC

Customer Success for the Enterprise, held on September 18th in NYC was an exciting chance for Customer Success leaders from around the world to exchange their innovative ideas in this ever-changing space.   Four topics stood out from the discussion: enabling customer centricity, turning insights into action, driving results that last, and deciding to buy a CS solution over building one in-house. … [Read More...]

Customer Success for the Enterprise Luncheon Creates an Interactive CS Experience in The Bay Area

The Customer Success for the Enterprise, luncheon held on Nov. 6th, in Palo Alto was an invitation-only event hosted by Totango, the leader in Customer Success (CS) software for the enterprise. The event brought together executives from leading enterprises in the Bay Area including SAP, Symantec, Oracle, FireEye, Juniper Networks, PayPal, and Akamai Technologies, enabling them to convene over … [Read More...]

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His Secret Obsession Review

Relationships are complicated! Not only are men and women wired to think and feel differently, both need to constantly work on nourishing the relationship in order to make it last. While people want to be with the right person to settle down, not all … [Read More...]

EZ Battery Reconditioning Review

Imagine never having to pay for batteries again because you could charge them yourself. You’d save a ton of money in the long run. You could even make good money by offering this as a service, especially when it comes to recharging car batteries, … [Read More...]

Text Chemistry Review

Chemistry is defined as the emotional or psychological interaction between two people or simply that special “emotion” that two people feel when they have a special connection. It is not a connection that you can easily have given that men and women … [Read More...]

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Beyond WordPress: Choosing the Right CMS for Your Business

WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS). As a matter of fact, some statistics suggest that it powers around half of the websites on the Internet. Moreover, its popularity is well-deserved. WordPress is a highly functional system … [Read More...]

Mastering All the Basic Ins and Outs of DIY Car Fixing

Whether your company owns a fleet of vehicles or only a single company car, you might need to do some DIY car fixing from time to time. After all, as the owner of a small business, you do, indeed, wear many hats, don’t you? Then, too, you might … [Read More...]

The Closer: End of Week Charts — 10/5/18

Looking for deeper insight on global markets and economics?  In tonight’s Closer sent to Bespoke clients, we recap weekly price action in major asset classes, update economic surprise index data for major economies, chart the weekly Commitment … [Read More...]

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Fineco Review UK: Low Cost Investing, Trading and Banking

Are you looking for new ways to invest your savings or handle your cash? In 2018, a study found that a quarter of Brits don’t save money regularly. So, any new options that might tempt more people to be careful with their cash have got to be worth … [Read More...]

Switchd Review: Find the Best Energy Deals

Are you fed up paying too much on your energy bills? Switchd is a new type of energy comparison service that promises to let you take a smarter approach to saving money. At the start of 2020, the National Audit Office said that British households had … [Read More...]

4Paws Pet Insurance Review

In this 4Paws pet insurance review, we look at what the company has to offer pet owners like us. We’ll see what types of cover 4Paws* offer, as well as what levels of cover they have available. Then we’ll take a look at some of the vet fee limits and … [Read More...]




______________________________ Resources ______________________________

Why You Need to Take More Breaks (And How to Do It)

Ahh!! The last couple of months have been CRAZY busy… So, I stopped taking breaks because I thought I could get MORE done. The problem? My productivity completely tanked. Something needed to change. And I had a lot of questions… Like, how do breaks help or hurt your productivity? How do you take an effective break? Here’s what I found… Taking a break = being lazy? I used to believe … [Read More...]

Pros and Cons of a Virtual Business

As a startup owner, you’re probably looking to save as much money as possible. It just makes it a lot easier to make money and see the kind of success you’re looking for, right from the start, without making an unnecessary amount of debt. A lot of businesses are moving away from the physical realm, though, and opting for a virtual office instead – but is it really beneficial? Here is a … [Read More...]

Announcing: I Co-Founded A New Company Called Truvani

So, people keep asking me, “Derek, are you alive?” Yes. I’m alive. But I’ve been missing in action. Why? I co-founded a company called Truvani. We create high quality supplements made from real food products. So far we launched 4 products. 1. Daily Turmeric Supplement 2. Organic Chicken Bone Broth Powder 3. Chocolate Plant-Based Protein Powder 4. Marine Collagen Powder … [Read More...]

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Pros and Cons of Car Title Loans

Car title loans are a convenient way to borrow money quickly. They provide a lump sum of cash based on the value of your vehicle, and you can use it for whatever financial need you may have. Car title debt can be a great resource, but it is important to understand the pros and cons before taking this type of loan. Pros of Car Title Loans  Flexible Repayment Terms  A car title loan allows for … [Read More...]

My Experience with the OdorFree Villa 3000

If you know anything about me, you know I love to fish. I used to travel once every 2 years to Alaska to get my salmon and halibut fishing fix. With fishing though comes cleaning and cooking. And, if you are like me, you know when you are cooking fish because of the strong odor that comes from cooking fish. This has always been an issue for my wife and me because she does not like the smell of … [Read More...]

9 Best Work From Home Online Jobs in 2023

The way people work has changed fundamentally. The days of spending eight hours Monday through Friday in an office are gone. The work from home revolution is here– and it’s pretty clear why. Companies that offer work from home opportunities often experience an increase in productivity.  But more importantly, workers are happier. Online jobs are a lot more flexible than traditional in-person jobs. … [Read More...]