Business, Content, Experts, Growth, Influencers, Inspiration, Startups

7 TED Talks To Ignite Your Inner Changemaker

With 2016 in full swing, it is now time to get back to work. However, that is often easier said than done – especially if you are trying to change the world. You may have already been tempted to call it quits and try again next year. One way to


Business, Growth, Marketing,

7 Ways to Make Your Brand and Content More Likable

Do your readers love you? Do they at least like you? These are serious questions even if they sound like questions you’d ask about your friends in grade school. People have more choice than ever before. Within 22 seconds, they can find 2-3 other blogs in your niche to read. Within


Business, Content, Growth, Inspiration, Mindset

Beating the overwhelm

How many times have you just sat there, hung your head and said, “I don’t know where to start?” Yeah, I’ve been there in fact I’m there most weeks. That’s why I wanted to write this post. To help you with beating the overwhelm of starting a new ‘thing’. The


Business, Growth, Marketing

Save Time and Double Your ROI: A Guide to Applying the 80/20 Rule to Your Marketing

Marketing is rarely your only job… …even if you’re a marketer. Whether your job title is “marketer” or you own your own business and need to market it, marketing is only a part of your job. You probably also help out with sales, product development, customer service, and any other


Business, Content, Growth, Marketing,

Making the first sale – 5 things I learned

Making the first sale and then another $700 online from selling a course was an amazing feeling. It was definitely one of the highlights of my entire online business career. If you don’t know my story, I’ve been trying to build a business unsuccessfully for a number of years. From


Business, Growth, How Tos, Marketing

How to Improve Your Revenue Using Video Ads

As a marketer, you always want to be ahead of the curve. The most effective tactics are always the ones that the majority of marketers either haven’t adopted yet or haven’t been successful with yet. One of the current tactics that fall into that category is the use of video


Business, Content, Growth, How Tos

How to grow the confidence to be on video

“I love your videos James, I really want to make some but…” Same story, different day. I hear this all the time from people I either know or have found me on YouTube. You know what, I get it. Making a video that places you in a vulnerable position, not


Business, Content, Growth

8 Tools That Will Help You Get Inside Your Readers’ Heads

Do you hate the phrase “getting inside your reader’s head?” Although you know you are supposed to be able to do it, you don’t have any specific instructions on how to do it. Of course, it’s important to understand your current readers and those you are trying to attract with your content, but that’s


Business, Content, Growth,

The top 7 ways to use video on your blog

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, video is here to stay and it is the fastest growing medium online. YouTube currently reports over four billion views per day and Facebook is right up there with it too also reporting four billion views per day. It is also predicted


Business, Growth, Innovation, Startups

4 Mistakes for Startups to Avoid (from a 3-time CEO)

The perils of starting a business are many. Early startups face more challenges today than ever before, and the best way to avoid detrimental mistakes is to learn from those who have tread the path before you. The conception and growth of my three businesses — SaleHoo, Affilorama and Doubledot