Monthly Archives: October 2009

Blog or Website — What Should You Choose?

While there is still a lot to say for traditional (and nontraditional) websites, blogging seems to be where it’s at today. And there are lots of reasons why this is so. Here are some things I love about blogs and blogging. Ease of Use I’ve had websites and I’ve had blogs. And for now, I’m loving my blogs. Blogs are easy to set up, and very easy to manage. Blog posts don’t have to be long, and they can include audio, video, posts from other blogs. You name it and you can probably do it with a blog! Search Engines…

Internet Business Lifestyle: Doing Business from the Road

One of the biggest reasons people want to have an online business is to have the lifestyle. Much like when you ask people what they would do if they won the lottery (one of the top answers is always “travel more”), when we ask people how their life will change with a successful online business, one of the most common answers is “I’ll travel more with my family.” The dream of travel, freedom, and the magic of being on the road is a strong one for many budding entrepreneurs. And we agree! In fact, I’m writing this from our Lance…

Fun Domain Name Creation Tool

Sometimes it can be tough to figure out a new domain name for your blog, website or landing page. You can spend hours sitting at your computer, typing in variations on a theme. Here’s a new tool for creating domain names that will save you tons of time, and you’ll find better domain names. It’s called BustAName and it’s fun and easy to use. You’ll want to enter your main keywords in the tool and then let it go. Amazing! Here’s a short 6 minute video showing you how to start using it to create a new domain name. Enjoy!

Overcoming Product Development Procrastination

If you have an online business, chances are you are working on a new product to offer to your market. It might be your first product — or maybe your 21st. It really doesn’t matter how many products you have created already. Each new offering is a bit like starting over at the beginning. Maybe you want it to be perfect, and you are looking for that last piece of information to add before you call it done. Or perhaps you are a perfectionist, and you keep going back and tweaking that ‘last little bit’ … The procrastination challenge is…

Starting an Online Business: 7 Questions to Answer Before Starting Product Development

If you are considering at the enormous benefits of having an online business, you probably have tons of great ideas for products and services you might offer. Some could be passing ideas that you wrote down and then later crossed off your list. Others might be more exciting to you. And there are probably a few ideas that you have circled, highlighted, and put exclamation points after! These are the ideas you are falling in love with… They wake you up at night, and sneak unexpectedly into your thoughts. But wait — don’t start developing that product yet. Do People…