Category: Starting Your Own Business


The Greatest Hitter of All Time

A little boy was overheard talking to himself as he strutted through the backyard, wearing his baseball cap and toting a ball and bat. “I’m the greatest hitter in the world,” he announced. Then he tossed the ball into the air, swung at it, and missed. “Strike One!” he yelled. Undaunted, he picked up the […]


Should You Work For Yourself?

There are two kinds of people in this world; those that can work for themselves, those that can’t, and those that don’t pay attention to details. Some people are meant to work for themselves and others are not. There is no wrong or right – we are wired differently. So, which one are you? People […]


How to Pick a Domain Name When Starting Your Online Business

So you are starting your own online business and want to know how to pick a domain name? Well, it is a combination of Science, Luck, and Art (not the Garfunkel kind). Here is the short list of things to pay attention to when selecting your new domain name. Shorter is Better Forget the ads […]


Should You Start an Offline or Online Business?

Maybe the idea of being a Wal-Mart greeter or living in a cubicle for the rest of your work career was not part of your plan in high school. Back then you had wings and were ready to fly. You were ready to take the bull by the horns and not in a rodeo clown […]


Three Sheets of Paper That Can Help You Make Money Online

Ok, I will be the first to admit, I get distra….ok, I am back (see what I mean?). Anyway, much like a lot of people who do Internet Marketing or try to make money online, sometimes I start getting distracted by the small stuff. For example, I love doing stuff in Photoshop. Banners, images, logos, […]


Making Money Online – Should You Quit Your Day Job?

If you are scanning the Internet in search of making money online ideas, you will no doubt find more opportunities than Elvis impersonators in Vegas. And, like Elvis, we can argue for days of the existence of real opportunities. You know, the ones that actually have money coming IN to your back account as opposed […]


Starting Your Own Business? Work What Matters!

When starting your own business, time is of the essence. Time is fixed. Time is fleeting. Time is the biggest enemy against the entrepreneur. It is so easy to finish the day, tired, sit back and enjoy a glass of wine – all the while congratulating yourself on the “amount” of work that got done. […]


Why You Failed in 2010 and 7 Ways to Make 2011 Different.

Sure, 2010 sucked. The economy sucked. The housing market was lousy. And jobs became tougher to find. You thought 2010 was your year to break out on your own. Create your own business – an online empire that would yield you income and financial freedom. But then American Idol had a special, you had to […]


Can Lemonade Help When Starting Your Own Business?

It’s not a pink slip. It’s a blank page. If you never actually saw the movie Lemonade but did catch the poster, you might get an idea of what is in store for you. The opportunity to be your own boss. But perhaps more importantly, follow your passion and control your own financial future. Some […]