Affairs of the heart were the hot topic at the Oahu Online Entrepreneurs meetup. Continue reading
Another wide-ranging discussion at the Oahu Online Entrepreneurs meetup. Logos, paleo diets, dating and Hong Kong were some of the topics on hand. Continue reading
Startups were the hot topic at the latest meetup of Oahu Online Entrepreneurs. Doing the programming, pushing out to users and adapting to feedback. Then there’s the all-important question: how do you grow your site? Continue reading
Hot social networks like Facebook and Pinterest get all the attention. Meanwhile, YouTube has quietly built itself up as the 2nd largest search engine in the world and the third most popular site on the Internet (source: Alexa Top 500). Moreover, it’s built on video, one of the most viral forms of content. Here’s how to take advantage of it. Continue reading
There are lots of great studies on how people use websites, and specific tactics to exploit them. Nir pulled them together into a framework he called the Desire Engine. He isn’t just an academic spouting theories; he’s a successful entrepreneur who’s built web businesses on these ideas and sold them.
The latest “Grab Beer with Online Entrepreneurs” meetup was a success. The new members brought a diverse set of backgrounds to the group. The old members were there for guidance and support. Here’s a small sample of what we talked about. Continue reading
Finding a good web hosting company is an eternal struggle. I’ve gathered my findings here, for the benefit of my fellow bloggers and online entrepreneurs.
I spent a long time reading reviews on WebHostingTalk.com. That’s the best source of unbiased reviews. WARNING: avoid web hosts that come up in Google searches like “Best web hosts” or appear on websites called “Top 10 web hosts.” They’re almost all spam links who bribed their way to the top of those lists. Continue reading
My friends know I’m a WordPress fan. So naturally, they often ask me, “How do I start learning WordPress?” For the longest time, there was never a book or article that I could refer people to. So I’ve decided to write this post, outlining a complete plan for learning WordPress. Continue reading
Podcasting is a great way to connect with your audience. Some people to prefer to listen to content rather than read it.
A nice bonus is that people can listen to audio while doing something else, like driving or working out. Videos demand full attention, which makes it harder to multitask.
Lately I’ve been researching how to do podcasting, because I’m planning to launch my own travel podcast. To help others out, I’m sharing some of the best resources I’ve found so far. Continue reading