1. Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Business This is a great job for animal lovers who enjoy getting paid for caring for and playing with other people’s pets. Dogs and cats are the most common pets that need care when owners are away.
1. Take notice of blog comments.
If you have an active blog that gets even a few comments, don’t just leave them to go by unnoticed — draw every little bit of ammunition you can from them by taking every single comment and turning it into a question or topic to write about on your blog. And if you don’t have many comments? Find a popular blog in your niche that does and use write them down to answer on your blog.
2. Go where the people are.
People are the ones asking the questions and needing your info, right? So it makes sense to go where they already are. And really, it doesn’t get much easier than a short virtual walk to an online forum in your niche. All you have to do is search Google for “your niche + forum.”
After browse the forum, you can use these questions people ask as “ideas” than can rework them into blog posts. You’re basically letting them do the idea generation for you. All you have to do is take notes on what you see!
3. Use a blog topic / headline generator
This one may sound too good to be true, but there are actually several places online that can help you generate ideas automatically — and, best of all, they can be super fun to use. For instance, Hubspot has a cool topic generator. All you have to do is enter three topics you want to write about and the tool automatically generates a whole bunch of ideas for you.
4. Turn to your bookshelf.
Most of us have books on our shelves that are related to our business — usually more than a few. So instead of letting them gather dust, pick one up and use it for inspiration.
I’m sure you’ve got plenty of good books to look at that’ll help you generate a whole range of ideas. But let’s not stop there. I’ll share one more strategy before wrapping up here. Take advantage of all of them, and you should have no trouble coming up with those 100 ideas in no time at all.
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1. Make a strong first impression
Most people’s attention span lasts just four seconds across 20 percent of website content viewed. So, when it comes to your website, think about first impressions. You want your blog to have a professional simple design; a clean and uncluttered site; and an easy to navigate path.
Evaluate your content for your reader’s by determine your most important information and position it to capture the user’s attention.
It’s commonly assumed that successful entrepreneurs are driven by money.
But most will tell you they are fueled by a passion for their product or service, by the opportunity to solve a problem and make life easier, better, cheaper.
1. Create a content calendar.
If you’re blogging once or twice a week, brainstorm and jot down some topics to write about and insert them into a calendar that extends into the next couple of months. Sound out trusted peers or customers about what they’d like to read about in your posts. The more choices you have in potential topics the better.
1. Let sharing benefit everyone
What do your users and the people they know care about most when it comes to your product? Is pricing as big a concern as in the long-distance calling market or could, for example, access to premium features be more important? Figure this out and you will have a tool to drive viral growth.
You know those words you type into the search engine when you’re trying to find a website or something relevant to what you’re looking for on Google…? Yep, those are keywords and they play a crucial part in how your website, website pages, website posts, and everything else you post on your blog when they show up in Google’s search results.
Sharebar is an easy-to-install WordPress plugin that syncs with the big social media outlets so that visitors can easily share your content. The Sharebar links your article or site page to the person’s social media and creates a connection between their accounts and your site. That means increased exposure through organic sharing, which is great not just for your traffic but also for your SEO ranking.
You can choose which social media outlets you want to make available that best suit your content and then Sharebar displays those outlets next to your posts. If you don’t have the Sharebar plugin already, don’t delay in installing it.
Are you a new photographer or struggling to make a living with your career…? Here are 28 ways to help turn you around!
1. Take pictures at local events and sell them online
What parent doesn’t love pictures of their kids playing in t-ball games? Offer more than a cellphone snapshot, and you’ll likely have quite a few people wanting to buy your shots online. From games to fairs and festivals, there’s a lot of options, you’ll just need to do the groundwork. Upload your images to a website like Pixieset.com and they’ll take care of the printing and shipping for you.
So what’s the secret to making something go viral? It starts with making something that people have no choice but to care about.
Something both so personal, but simultaneously so universal and human that not sharing it would seem selfish or “out of whack.”