Business-To-Business (B2B) or Business-To-Consumer (B2C)?

Say you’re a budding Internet entrepreneur in search of a good business idea. Should you go for B2B or B2C business? In the former, you’re selling to another business. In the latter, you are selling directly to the consumer. My recommendation is that if you are new to business, it is better to go into […]

Robery Kiyosaki Brand Commodity

What you can do to avoid becoming a commodity?

In my free report, I wrote that the Internet is commoditising many products, services and talents. Commodities can only compete on price. If you are a commodity, competition can only drive your profit margin towards one-direction—down. Good luck to you if your competitors are from low-wage and low-cost developing countries. As a commodity, you are […]

Is developing for Windows Phone worthwhile?

Considering that hardly anybody seems to be buying Windows Phones, is it worth developing apps for that platform at all? I think businesses that ignore the Windows Phone platform will be doing so at their own peril! Why? Let me explain… Starting from Windows Phone 8 (WP8), Microsoft has made a major technical shift in […]

Passive income streams – do they really exist?

Recently, someone asked: The thought of generating additional dollars through passive income streams is attractive. But do they really exist? If the definition of “passive income” means positive cash flow through an online business that does not require any (or much) effort or commitment to maintain, then the answer is a resounding “Yes”. I’ve done […]

Revenue Comparison per active user - iOS vs Amazon vs Android

Who will be more willing to pay for your content?

If you are in the business of selling content, which types of users (Apple iBookStorere, Amazon Kindle or Google Play) should you target? Recently, the WSJ reported that Orbitz found that Apple Macs users tend to spend more on hotels. So it showed them different, and sometimes costlier, travel options. This generated a lot of […]

How to win by NOT doing link-building?

You’ve heard it too often that link-building is the bedrock for SEO. When I use the word “link-building”, I mean the traditional form in which you go looking for websites that might be willing to link to you and then cold-calling them to ask for a link. This is general idea anyway and there are […]

How can you exploit information overload to your advantage?

Thanks to the Google Trap, the world is awash with too much free and useless information and updates, resulting in indecisive procrastination and analysis paralysis. For your businesses, the implication is lost sales as potential customers procrastinate indefinitely. What can you do in response? To answer this question, let’s take a look at how some […]

Which is more effective for SEO- quality content or brown-nosing?

When it comes to website traffic generation, the often repeated mantra is “Content, content, content!” Unfortunately, this mantra is crock. Many novices put up their most awe-inspiring content freely on their websites in the hope that Lady Luck will smile at them and let people magically find their wonderful works and spread the word about […]

Are you cultivating your personal authority with Google AuthorRank?

You’ve heard of PageRank as an indicator of a website’s authority. But have you heard of AuthorRank—an indicator of your personal authority? For those who are uninitiated, PageRank is basically an algorithm to rank the importance of websites/web-pages. Websites that are more important will be more likely to rank higher in search results (other factors […]