Earning money doing something you love really is the ideal situation. And thanks to the internet, more people than ever are able to utilize their skills and turn what was once a hobby into a business that can earn you a decent income or even become your full-time job. If you’re smart about it, you can make the most of just about anything you’re good at and reap the financial rewards. Here are some of the ways you can turn something you love into an income. These methods could also be used to get you some passive income. Blogging Blogging is free to set up, you can write it on any topic, and it gives you an incredible opportunity to connect with likeminded people. Blogging is certainly a good hobby to have, and along the way, you will pick up a wide range of skills that you … [Read more...] about Earn Money Doing The Things You Love
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The news media likes to run with positive headlines when it comes to new businesses. Recently, the Telegraph ran a story on two women over the age of 50 who had made a killing by selling on eBay. Their turnover was £1.2 million and growing by the month. It was a success story, for sure. But that’s what made it newsworthy. What the news doesn’t show are all the companies that didn’t make it and why. Having said that, the e-commerce industry isn’t going through a period of rapid decline, like the news industry. It’s seen some promising growth. Between 2010 and 2013, the online shopping industry grew from $167 billion to $263. By last year, the figure stood at well over $347 billion. What's more, there’s still an enormous amount of headroom in the market, especially in the US. Currently, … [Read more...] about What Can Online Retail Startups Do To Become More Competitive?
Want to learn social media from the best? Learn from Fredrik Eklund. Fredrik is the New York’s number one residential broker who had closed over 1 billion dollar's worth of sales last year. Yes! 1 billion! He’s the star of reality show The Million Dollar Listing with Luis Ortiz and Ryan Serhant. He is also the author of ‘The Sell’. I just finished reading it and it's a MUST read book if you want to learn about how he became number 1. What I love about the book is that it’s not only about the mentality of selling which is discussed quite a bit in the book. Fredrik integrates social media a lot in selling. In fact he said that a quarter of his business comes from social media. Fredrik shared in his book that he once sold an 11 million dollar listing in 24 hours directly … [Read more...] about 7 Powerful Social Media Tips from Million Dollar Listing’s Superstar @FredrikEklundNY
Social media has reached the point where simply managing a Facebook and Twitter account is not adequate for an effective social content strategy. The emergence of a number of dynamic social media sites over the past decade, and the need for businesses to embrace these profitable platforms, now requires business owners to develop a strategy that can effectively combine and make use of all of their social media accounts. This may be easier said than done, however, as doing so will require tackling some complex issues, including coordinated promotion across platforms and developing efficient internal workflow plans. But the effort is necessary to maximize your company’s content potential across platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and YouTube. And don’t forget … [Read more...] about Does Your Social Media Strategy Cover All Your Accounts?
Are you running out of content ideas? Are you looking for great articles to share with your followers and fans? Woot, thank god you found this blog post. Some of you have been asking me where I get my content that I share on social media. In this article, I want to share some of my favourite websites to find content. They don’t require much time and you’ll reaallllyyy amazing, relevant stuff on there. … [Read more...] about 6 ways to find relevant and valuable content ideas for your social media marketing