LeadPages Review: Is It Still the Best Landing Page Builder?

As I've talked about in many of my recent posts, building your email list is critical and should be the #1 task for your business. There are many ways to build your list, but two of the most popular methods today are using landing pages and popups. If you were to try and construct these types … [Read more...]

Multiply Your Email Optins Using Content Upgrades

Have you started collecting emails on your site yet? If you have, then more than likely you've gone the traditional route and added a popup or stuck an opt-in form on your sidebar and tried to collect emails that way. Maybe you even went the extra mile, and created a lead magnet similar to … [Read more...]

What is the Best VPS Hosting for 2015?

There may come a time when your small business outgrows your current shared hosting setup. And that’s a good thing. Give yourself a pat on the back. You are now getting enough traffic to warrant upgrading your web hosting plan to support it. If your site is running a WordPress blog, … [Read more...]

10 Qualities of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Let’s begin with a question: Are successful entrepreneurs born or developed? Entrepreneurs are some of the most multi-talented and diverse people out there. A successful entrepreneur puts on many different hats at the same time – he’s a project manager, a risk-taker, an accountant, a … [Read more...]

Why I use Clicky Instead of Google Analytics

As a site owner, it is critical to track of how your site is performing by using some sort of web analytics service. By doing so, you can see how many visitors your site is getting, where they are coming from, and what your most popular content is. All this is crucial in helping you to making … [Read more...]

99Designs Review: Why You Should Crowdsource Your Next Design

As a small business owner, your brand cannot be overlooked. It's the first impression that you will make on your potential customers, so it's important that you get it right. Unfortunately, coming up with the right image for your brand is hard. Especially if you lack the creativity or the … [Read more...]

Create Targeted WordPress Widgets with Thrive Clever Widgets

One of the reasons I continue to remain a Thrive Themes member is that they continuously add value to the membership. Whether it's adding amazing new features to their plugins, or releasing new themes, they always have something cooking in their pipeline. Last week, the Thrive team formally … [Read more...]

Thrive Themes releases Rise Theme

Rise theme is the latest member of the Thrive Themes club. This new theme has a simple, polished design that focuses on readability and typography and it's ideal for both bloggers and affiliate marketers. In fact, it was designed with input from expert affiliate marketer, Zac Johnson himself … [Read more...]

Best Design Contest Marketplace for 2015: 99Designs or DesignCrowd?

Getting design work done for my projects has always been a huge hassle for me. I'm more of a DIY person and I will often use my limited Photoshop skills to put something together. However, there are times when you need something better. When you need a design for your next logo or website … [Read more...]

Bluehost vs Hostgator (2015) – Which Shared Hosting Wins?

There are thousands of different shared web hosting companies out there. And trying to choose the best one for your small business can be overwhelming. If you do some research on the web though, you can clearly see that a handful of shared web hosting companies get recommended the … [Read more...]