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10 Affordable Tools to Help Your Business Thrive Online

Jonathan Long | Posted 12.02.2014 | Small Business
Jonathan Long

There are several tools available to help online businesses operate smoothly and increase productivity, but with so many choices how do you know what ones are worth looking into? It can be extremely overwhelming, so I put together a list of 10 affordable tools that can really help your business succeed online.

The ABCs of Attraction Marketing Online

Kim Harris | Posted 11.26.2014 | Small Business
Kim Harris

After you read this short article you will feel more confident in your ability to turn your online business into the success you dream of and build a rabid community of subscribers or followers of your content.

7 Ways to Get Better Results From Your Online Business

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 11.12.2014 | Business
Kimanzi Constable

In case you haven't noticed, there are a ton of people online talking about the same things. Building an online business isn't easy, and there are some hard realities you need to realize.

Be a Master of the Web Universe: How to Be Charismatic Online

Brian Horn | Posted 09.14.2014 | Small Business
Brian Horn

When confronted with a charismatic personality, don't you feel yourself drawn to that person, to their ideas, their beliefs? People look up to charismatic people. What does this have to do with your online venture? Everything.

Let me Help you in Your Online Home Based Business

David Ingham | Posted 08.31.2014 | Small Business
David Ingham

Increase your Sales in your Online Home Based Business I am sure if I ask you the question "Would you like to increase your sales and conversions i...

How to Select the Best Digital Agency for Your Online Business

Gabriel Shaoolian | Posted 06.15.2014 | Business
Gabriel Shaoolian

To make sure you engage the right company for your business, ask these five key questions during the interview.

What a Stick-On Bra Taught Me About Repeat Business

Natalie MacNeil | Posted 05.18.2014 | Women
Natalie MacNeil

The bra company definitely ensured repeat business and it got me thinking, how can I do this in my own business but without doing anything cheeky, like leaving someone hanging with an unusable product?

Why Moving to South East Asia May Just Be Your Best Business Decision

Jill Stanton | Posted 05.18.2014 | Small Business
Jill Stanton

Don't let your comfort zone cripple your progress. Take a leap of faith, pack your things and see how South East Asia can change your life, nurture your business, and breed a level of success you thought was only available to the upper eschelon.

The Four Types Of Customers Your Business Will Meet Online

Girish Shenoy | Posted 04.16.2014 | Small Business
Girish Shenoy

Thanks to tantrums and never-ending checkout lines, it is no wonder that footfalls are increasing in online marketplaces. Be it for clothes or gadgets or even groceries. Everybody thinks that it is considerably easier to conduct business on the net.

Gratitude as a Business Strategy

Tammy Hawk-Bridges | Posted 02.05.2014 | Small Business
Tammy Hawk-Bridges

I was in a place in my business that I had to prove to myself that I could actually make money. Quite frankly I had to convince my husband as well. I decided it was time for a challenge - a benchmark. It was time to get serious.

Debunking the Original Idea Myth

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

There are a few techniques for producing great product ideas. These techniques work for every aspect of your business, from new product ideas to brainstorming your marketing campaigns.

8 Tips to Help You Increase Your Website Conversions

Don Dodds | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Don Dodds

When a visitor to your website shifts from reading content to another website activity, it is considered a conversion. The following tips will assist you in designing a website conversion strategy for your website.

Love and Logic Equals Great Marketing

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

The greatest marketers of all are those who love marketing, use logic to track and read results and who understand the value of testing and live it everyday.

Will the Marketplace Fairness Act Affect Your Small Business?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 07.16.2013 | Small Business
Deborah Sweeney

The Marketplace Fairness Act is supposed to level the playing field between traditional brick and mortar storefronts and online stores. A lot of online stores that were started years ago and are just now beginning to really pick up steam will be hit the hardest.

11 Online Marketplaces Where Your Side Business Will Thrive

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.17.2012 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs.

Do You Have an Online Personality?

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 08.05.2012 | Business
Louisa Leontiades

I belong to many LinkedIn Groups and most have a post where you are supposed to introduce yourself. Reams and reams of people post in these threads ho...

The Top 10 Ways to Become Truly Social

Dov Seidman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business
Dov Seidman

If we continue to act in a socially uninformed and uninspired manner, some of our new social enterprises may suffer the same fate that took down so many e-businesses at the beginning of this century.

Why Customer Delight Is So Important in Online Business

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 04.08.2012 | Business
Louisa Leontiades

'Purple,' said my daughter holding out a ball of hardened plasticine.'Shall we make it into a sausage?' I said rolling it painfully between my palms. ...

New Internet Business Models: Find Your "Picks and Shovels" Opportunity in the Internet Gold Mine

Marc Ostrofsky | Posted 01.16.2012 | Business
Marc Ostrofsky

New and different products and services pop up every day. This gives rise to supporting products and services. A business can make substantial profit by helping others execute their plans for making money.

BikeTiresDirect.com... Case Study in 'Reverse E-Commerce,' Sell then Buy

Marc Ostrofsky | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business
Marc Ostrofsky

In my book, Get Rich Click, I cover a lot of fascinating case studies that illustrate how the right idea can lead to a wildly successful online busin...

Sell Before You Buy: 10 Steps to a Successful "Reverse E-Commerce" Business

Marc Ostrofsky | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business
Marc Ostrofsky

One of the most exciting opportunities posed by the Internet today is "reverse e-commerce." You can "sell before you buy" with virtually no limits.

Chemo 101: A Web Success Story

Robert Schwab | Posted 10.22.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

Kristin Gustafson started marketing even before she launched the website that keeps chemotherapy patients, nurses, doctors and caregivers abreast of the latest information available about life in the Chemo Room.

Creating Diary of a Young Start-Up

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 06.07.2012 | Business
Louisa Leontiades

I want my business to be big. Huge! Of course, I do. But this blog is not to sell our services. This blog was designed to tell the story of my fledgling start-up.

Rod Kurtz

Will The iPad Change The World?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.15.2011 | Small Business

Since its release on April 3, iPad fever has gripped the nation -- with the usual media buzz and lines around the block we've come to expect from Appl...

Virtual Assistants For Online Dating: The Next Big Idea?

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Patrick Sauer | Posted 08.11.2011 | Small Business

Scott Valdez graduated from the University of Georgia in 2006 and hit the ground running. He joined a startup specializing in business services and le...