Monthly Archives: January 2010

Identify A Hungry Market For Your Products in 3 Easy Steps!

Deb and I often find that one of the biggest obstacles people face when they decide to build a business on the Internet is choosing a product or service to offer. This, typically, is a result of our natural tendency to make things more complicated than they need to be. We’ve all been there, whether it’s our first time starting to market online, or whether we are trying to identify a new Niche to which to sell products.  We imagine a detailed, complex process that involves hours of research and maybe even some expensive software. But, in reality, identifying a…

Membership Sites: Do You Need One?

Membership, continuity, subscription, micro-continuity, sequential content delivery… If you have an online business, your heart should beat a little faster (in a good way!) when you hear these words. Incorporating membership sites into your business can transform your business experience almost overnight! We’re going to do a series of posts about membership sites, membership software, and creative ways you can use these tools to have happier customers, make more money, and further automate your business and content delivery. We did a Tuesday Teleseminar last night (part 1 – part 2 is coming next week) that explored the various types of…

Using a WordPress Plugin to Add a Stretchy Audio Player

Let’s look now at how to add that cool stretchy player using a WordPress plugin and your own web hosting. Here is an example of how this player looks and works. [audio:http://www.businessbuildingshortcuts.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/popoutintro.mp3|titles=popoutintro] Like it? Do you want to use it yourself? OK, here is an 11 minute video showing how I did this, start to finish. It’d take less time if I just DID it and didn’t talk about what I was doing, so it will take you a lot less time to create your own audio players using this plugin. While our preferred method of adding this audio player…

The Easy Way to Add a Stretchy Audio Player to Your Blog

We love it when we get questions and requests, so thanks for asking how to create those cool stretching audio players for your blog. Here’s an example of what we mean. Just click the play triangle below and watch the player strettccchhh out to play. Here’s a 6 minute video showing exactly how to add this fun audio player feature to your sites. This first option we are demonstrating for you is our preferred method, and it is the one we used on this page. It’s using the eZs3 system and Amazon’s S3 hosting. It’s so very simple, and I…

Kick-off 2010 with this Hands-on Workshop

IF you’ve been online for at least 6 months, AND…you are not yet seeing the financial success you imagined… SPECIAL HANDS ON TRAINING FROM THE BEST In late January, three great teachers (Connie Ragen Green, Jeanette Cates, and Suzan Schmitt) are hosting a very affordable Live Event in Las Vegas …and if we didn’t tell you about it, we’d be doing you a dis-service. (The 2nd page you’ll see, from this link, is the Information Page.) http://budurl.com/OnlineRevWS IS IT FOR YOU? This is not your typical workshop. Connie, Jeanette, and Suzan are still close enough to where you’ve been that…