The day job is the bane of many an entrepreneur. Here are 10 signs you’re ready to ditch it. That day job can be a killer. And often, it’s not just that you’re itching to work full time on your start-up. It’s that the day job is making you miserable all on its own.
The other day I read an article titled “21 Reasons Why Readers Don’t Like Your Blog”; after finishing it, I searched articles along the same train of thought but for videos, and nothing appeared. In saying that, our team has put together 21 (of the many) reasons why people don’t like your video! Each of these reasons will help you increase your audience to trial/customer conversions and at the same time, help you build your online community. Let’s dive into the 21 reasons why people just don’t like your video.
Here are three ways for you to squeeze the most networking opportunities out of business conferences. With thousands of attendees at a typical conference, networking time is a scarce commodity. In the past, I was lucky to get in touch with half of the potential suppliers, prospects, agencies, and friends during conference networking events. With so many attendees at these large conferences, I was simply unable to network with everyone on my target list. I didn’t want to give up my penchant for deeply engaging conversations in exchange for meaningless handshakes and card exchanges. So I began strategizing to make the most out of each conference visit. Here are three ways that I squeeze the most networking opportunities out of business conferences.
Not every tool that helps optimize your site for search costs an arm and a leg. Here, Search Engine Land editor Danny Sullivan talks about Google’s Webmaster Tools and Bing’s Webmaster Tools. Both are free and can provide helpful information about your site, like if it contains a lot of duplicate content or has malware issues, which can cause your site to be dropped in search rankings.
In business, you only get one chance to make a good first impression, and your company’s website is no different. When customersarrive at your site they should instantly have a clear understanding of who you are and what you do. But statistics show that many small-business websites lack the basics, which puts them at risk of losing a customer with just one click.
The relationship between a customer and a business is based on trust. Is your website customer-friendly? Start with the five things that belong on the front page of every business website.