A common mistake people make is that they’ll spend 500 hours creating a product and then 20 hours promoting it. Then they wonder why no one is buying.
Starting a business is a lot of work. Anyone who tells you it’s not is either lying or has never actually started one themselves.
How do ideas spread? What messages will go viral on social media, and can this be predicted?
If you have ever wanted to know how to turn a content site into a virtual gold mine, you’d be smart to ask an expert how he or she managed it.
A reader recently asked, “How can an achievement-motivated workaholic learn to back off, relax, de-stress, and feel good about doing it? I am too driven!”
Wishing will not bring riches. But desiring riches with a state of mind that becomes an obsession, then planning definite ways and means to acquire riches, and backing those plans with persistence which does not recognize failure, will bring riches.
I’ve been a professional writer since I was 17, so nearly 24 years now. I’ve made my living with words, and have written a lot of them — more than 10 million.
The most common problem faced by anyone trying to create something – no matter what their subject or level of experience – is lack of inspiration.
Writers who use long words needlessly and choose complicated font styles are seen as less intelligent than those who stick with basic vocabulary and plain text, according to research from Princeton University in New Jersey.
Too often we get stuck in inaction — the quagmire of doubt and perfectionism and distractions and planning that stops us from moving forward.
Whether bloggers are writing to change the world, or just discussing a bad break-up, they may get an extra boost of motivation from traffic-measuring and interactive tools that help them feel more connected to and more influential in their communities.
A survey by the Pew Foundation which found that 71 percent of Americans view small business more favorably than any other institutions, including religious organizations.
Have you ever had the experience of looking back on your week with the sinking feeling that you didn’t get as much done as you’d hoped?
From the moment you start-up (when no one has ever heard of you), having a well-rehearsed and compelling elevator pitch can help buyers, clients and potential investors get to know you quickly.
It’s amazing how one simple, easy, positive action can change so much in a person’s life. One of the things that has had the biggest effect on my life is the realization of the power of gratitude. Simply giving thanks.