Business Ideas

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I’m not the first to say this, neither am I the last. But, it’s something people miss over and over again. The first place you should look for traffic to your website is Google Adwords. Get Flash to see this player. Use adwords because: you get immediate traffic you get immediate feedback you can track [...]

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This has been bugging me for a long time. I finally did a video for it. Nobody talks about this. It’s super simple, yet it’s what causes 98% of online businesses to fail. This is only for people trying to run an online business If you’re not running an online business, you can skip my [...]

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Over the past few months I’ve started to realize one of the things that keeps people from succeeding online is that they feel like they have to do everything they ever hear of or they’re a failure. “You have to have a list” “You have to do SEO” “You have to do Adwords like this!” [...]

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Here’s a podcast of this blog post Or you can listen to it here: (The audio is different than what I wrote below) If you’re using Google Adwords, you’ve probably already seen or heard about the change that’s coming on April 1, 2008: Important Change to URL Policy Enforcement Starting in April, display URLs for [...]

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Over the last couple years keyword research has become difficult as the quality of tools have degraded. Overture’s keyword research tool became totally unreliable about 18 months ago. Wordtracker just doesn’t have the data to provide accurate results. Sometimes in fact, wordtracker’s data comes from such a small data set that it doesn’t provide any [...]

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Yesterday Chris Knudsen and I went out to lunch. He said he had finished reading the 4 Hour Workweek on a plane a few days before and he kept thinking “This is John Jonas” as he read it. Last night I finished reading it. A few thoughts. 1. The stuff he says in the book [...]

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Earlier today I did a review of revenge of the mini-net, the ebook. I didn’t actually review it, I summarized it and added a bunch of my own advice and experience into the summary. Within minutes of sending it out I got this email back from someone whos email signature includes SEO Specialist, [Company Name] [...]

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