Today’s post is from our friends at Ocoos:
There was a time when WordPress was little more than a simple website building tool — an easy solution for bloggers. Over the years, WordPress has grown into a powerhouse, and some of the world’s most complex website are using it.
To be sure, WordPress has its perks: hundreds of plug-ins are available which add countless features to your website, and there is a tight community of developers online who are willing to address any questions users have about the tool. Continue reading
If you don’t have a blog on your business site as of yet, you’ve already been left in the dust. The good news is that you can still recover pretty quickly if you take some proactive steps right now. Why is a blog important? Because search engines are now tracking the content of blogs and basing rankings on the quality and quantity of blog posts initiated on business sites! Having a business blog is just part of the equation if you hope to grow your business! Continue reading
By Scott Dutton
A good and working contact form is essential. Many websites include their contact details such as address, phone number, and email but do not use a contact form and miss the leads that they can capture from this valuable tool. People believe that most visitors get irritated on filling a form! Sometime when using a very long contact form the fact that it takes so much time it turns people off to contacting you. Every website, whether fashion, corporate, educational, or entertainment based, has a method in place for site visitors to be able to contact them. Having one central “contact us” page is a good idea to create on a website, but a much better idea is to create several contact forms on specific site pages that a visitor is able to fill out and submit.
The process of starting a business is usually associated with that of accumulating large sums for start-up capital and marketing campaigns. Businesses have now moved away from that sort of thinking and have found easier and more innovative ways to get their companies up and running without having to find an outrageous sum of money. This calls for a total change in the mindset of the budding entrepreneur and a level of commitment to the process.
Starting a Business with Zero Capital
This will be a challenging task with many hurdles to jump, but once you are dedicated to the process you will make it. Here are a few tips.
There isn’t any big secret to getting your business brand and name out there these days, especially with so many social networking websites available at your disposal. If anything, it’s only getting easier! Not only easy, marketing a home-based business is more affordable than ever to work with, made possible with great word of mouth and social media. We scoured the web in search of a few good tips on marketing and found plenty, most of which we incorporate into our own line of work.
1. Know and Believe in Your Business Inside and Out
You just started a home-based business. Congrats! Now, er, what is it that I’m selling or providing others?
If you don’t know or if you do and just aren’t passionate about it, then how can you expect your business to take off? We know and understand our business like the backs of our hands and are always ready to describe ways that entrepreneurs can begin forming an LLC or corporation with the help of MyCorporation. When you care for and are inspired by the work that you do, it shows and others will be able to pick up on it. Moreover, they’ll want to be involved with what you do and are more willing to support a company that believes in what it does and the services it provides.