Profitable Social Media Marketing

Welcome to a New Year and some New Ideas. Lately I’ve been looking at improving traffic. There are lots of ways to pay Google or Facebook to get more people looking at your ads. I will soon put up some posts about Facebook Groups. For now let’s look at tracking. Social media marketing can beContinue reading “Profitable Social Media Marketing”

Beyond Google – Pinterest & YouTube Are Search Engines Too

When you think about search engines, Google probably comes to mind first. You may also think of Bing, MSN and maybe Yahoo. But you probably aren’t thinking about two of the biggest search engines out there. YouTube and Pinterest. You may not think of them as such, but at their core, that’s what they areContinue reading “Beyond Google – Pinterest & YouTube Are Search Engines Too”

Need More Traffic Now? Do More Of What’s Working Already

Traffic is the lifeblood of any online business. There are a million and one different ways to get more visitors to your website. There are hundreds of courses and books that teach you about the latest and greatest traffic generation schemes. But none of that does you much good when you need more traffic soonerContinue reading “Need More Traffic Now? Do More Of What’s Working Already”

Goals

We all have goals; things we want to achieve, places to visit, people to see, books to write, money in the bank, property for investment, flowers to grow, distance to run, walk or cycle etc. Over the next week or so I will include a series of articles on goals and goal setting, taken fromContinue reading “Goals”

Change Your Mindset About Money

I hope you have read ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’. It helped me change the way I look at money, Finance, Assets and Debt. If you haven’t read it – get a copy! Buy it or borrow it but make sure you read it! Most people believe that the most important step to financial freedom orContinue reading “Change Your Mindset About Money”

Make a Budget/ Track Your Spending

This is my personal favourite. I have always tracked my accounts. I have a stack of old notebooks with monthly expenditure going back many years. More recently I have followed Harv Ekers 6 Jars plan. It works. Budgeting and tracking your spending is all about planning your financial present and future. It’s among the mostContinue reading “Make a Budget/ Track Your Spending”

Check into Automatic Savings Plans

We are living through tough times. The global pandemic has affected all businesses; some have thrived, some have crashed and burned. Though remember, the Phoenix always rises from the ashes. Low interest rates make savings in Banks or Building Societies unattractive. Maybe time to seek advice on other types of investment and savings plans. TheContinue reading “Check into Automatic Savings Plans”

Work on a Retirement Account Little by Little

I don’t think I will ever retire. I might stop working in a school in an official sense. I can see part-time work and other online work taking up my time. But not the sit at home and sometimes play golf kind of retirement. I tried that in 2012 and ran out of money veryContinue reading “Work on a Retirement Account Little by Little”

Make Paying Off Debt a Priority

Too many of us have been in this position. I remember going through divorce with legal bills, living off credit cards, finding rent deposits, borrowing from friends and family. It was a tough time and I got through it. When you are in the middle of that storm it seems it will never end. ItContinue reading “Make Paying Off Debt a Priority”

Financial Resolutions Basics

I thought I would take a break from SEO for a while as I am carrying out a lot more research. I just spent some time over the weekend reading about optimising WordPress for SEO. Wow it got really techie! So I am saving those posts until I have a better understanding of plugins etc.Continue reading “Financial Resolutions Basics”