You could call the Internet economy, the information economy where data and knowledge have value. You could also call it the digital economy where the bits and bytes contain information that you could use to grow your business.
While most marketers will be aware of online news sources and spy tools, it’s worth taking a step back to gain a wider perspective of what’s out there and how you can use it to your advantage.
Whether you have your own product or you’re promoting someone else’s product as an affiliate, distributor or reseller, you can benefit from the following 3 types of business intelligence.
Technology intelligence: You might be doing search engine optimization (SEO) or some form of paid traffic. Now, stop. How much time do you (more…)
Note: This is a long-ish read, which may take 10 minutes to go through (but it’s worth it).
There is a saying by motivational speaker Zig Ziglar that goes “You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want.”
For most of my 20-year career (most of it spent online, thought the same principles of relationship building and business building apply as much to virtual business as much as brick-and-mortar ones), I’ve focused on a couple of values:
- Say what you do when you teach, but more importantly do what you say.
- Understand the expectations of your students/customers, then go beyond it.
- Always aim to be better.
A mentor, who owned (more…)
So, September 24 was the day, in the words of a Facebook friend, I unlocked an achievement and hit level 41.
I also unlocked a new achievement, gaining about 5 lbs over the course of a meal. Here’s the evidence.
This post should have been posted then, but (more…)
Are you happy with everything you have right now?
If so, stop reading this and head elsewhere.
If not, read on.
The following steps will help if you want to be successful in business and/or your personal life:
- Having goals
- Having a way to reach those goals
- Reaching those goals
Sounds easy, doesn’t it? I guess most of us know (more…)
Note: If you haven’t checked out the original post, you can read it Kindle writing challenge, you can go read it now. It’s ok, I’ll wait.
Ok, read it? Cool.
We’re into day 9 of the challenge and with $1,000 on the line for meeting the target, you can look at my progress at the Google Doc I created to track my progress.
Having not written anything that was long in the past 6 months, it took some (more…)
Dan Matejsek (pronounced ma-tay-sek), also known as kickassmarketer, recently posted a 48-minute long video in AffPlaybook, which could shed a lot of insight for (more…)