At the latest Oahu Online Business meetup, I got to talking to David, a new member, about a subject you don’t hear about very often in Internet marketing: offline marketing. Continue reading
After seeing the huge excitement surrounding the latest Powerball jackpot, do you wish you could generate that kind of attention for your business? What if instead of you being the buyer of lottery tickets, you could be on the other side, offering the chance to win? Continue reading
I was inspired by a recent podcast that talked about how a luxury fashion company sells a $60,000 handbag–and has customers begging to buy it. Continue reading
Oahu Online Business delivered another great seminar, this time on e-mail marketing. Continue reading
If you’re spending hundreds, even thousands of dollars a month on buying traffic, why not earn frequent flyer miles or cash back from that? I haven’t seen a good post about this topic yet, so I decided to write it. Continue reading
One common question I’ve seen in interviews with entrepreneurs is some variation of, “If you had to start over from scratch, knowing everything you know now, but with only $500 and your laptop, what would you do?” Continue reading
I’ve been studying media buying, also known as display advertising (banner ads). While doing research, I came across a blog post by Gauher Chaudhry called Suspect Traffic Sources. Chaudhry is an affiliate marketer who is an expert in paid traffic. In the post, he mentions an article from AdWeek about “suspect traffic vendors.” Continue reading
One of the things I love about the Oahu Online Business meetup group is when a member receives a lot of great advice from fellow members on how to boost his business. We’ve got a smart and generous community.
For example, we had a new member named Matt who was planning to start a limo company. He was open to suggestions, and boy did he get it. Let’s get into it. Continue reading
In my last post, Basic Training for Online Entrepreneurs, I shared resources for getting started. One of the hardest things is staying motivated. Maybe you run into technical problems, or sometimes get so discouraged that you want to give up.
As a follow-up, I thought it would helpful to share inspiring stories of online entrepreneurs. Many of them weren’t natural-born techies who were programming in preschool. Instead, they took their expertise and transferred it onto the Internet. Or even re-invented themselves doing something different online.