23 of the Best Personal Websites to Inspire Your Own

Some refer to it as a full-time job in itself. Others compare it to dating. And several cats over at BuzzFeed think it just plain stinks. But it doesn’t have to be that way. When you’re applying for a job, you’re typically asked to submit a resume and cover letter, or maybe your LinkedIn profile. But there are better ways to stand out from your competition, and building a personal website is one of them. Why You Need a Personal Website Here’s the thing about resumes and cover letters: No matter how unique you try to make your own, for the most part, they tend to read dry. And there’s a good reason for it: It’s supposed to be a single, no-frills page that documents[…]

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5 Surefire Ways to Fill a Sales Funnel With Potential Buyers

Small business owners typically slave away to create an incredible product to generate passive income. After online business owners spend time cultivating a following and building a blog, it’s time to launch the product. While that’s a good thing, it’s essential to focus on sales to make sure selling the product is a success. How does a person utilize the right marketing strategies and incorporate them into a sales funnel to create sales? Hang out with us during our next free webinar training to learn some tips on how to fill a sales funnel and for now, check out these fantastic tips! It’s time to start building a subscriber list and turning those subscribers into potential buyers! Use your existing email list If you have[…]

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The Plain-English Guide to Data Deduplication

Nowadays, with so much critical information saved on our computer systems, we’ve learned to backup data regularly — including our email inboxes, our Word documents, our photos, and entire folders of old work. It’s typically a ton of data. And, since we usually backup and save our data on auto-pilot, we might not realize just how much has been re-copied and re-saved, time and time again. Unfortunately, over time, our data storage becomes unnecessarily burdened with redundant copies of data — this could cost your company money, as data requirements become larger, or time, as processing time becomes slower. This is where data deduplication comes in. What is data deduplication? Data deduplication is the process of eliminating redundant copies of data and reducing processing time[…]

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7 Tips for Running Engaging Instagram Giveaways, Plus Examples and Ideas

With 80% of Instagram users following at least one business, it makes sense you want to increase your own visibility and reach on the platform — but with such immense competition, it can be a difficult task to accomplish. Fortunately, there are a few specific Instagram marketing strategies you can implement that have proven effective. For instance, you might optimize your posting times to ensure maximum engagement, partner with an influencer to spread awareness, or designate a content creator to craft more compelling content. Additionally, to delight your current followers and attract new visitors to your page, you might consider hosting an Instagram giveaway. Simply put, an Instagram giveaway allows you to offer something for free in exchange for an Instagram like, comment, or other[…]

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6 Tips to Stop Thinking About Work After Work Hours [Infographic]

We all know the feeling — it’s 11 p.m., your laptop is off, and you’re lying in bed thinking, Shoot … did I remember to send that email? Or maybe, out to dinner with friends, you get a fantastic idea for your new marketing campaign and can’t wait to tell your boss, so you slack her immediately, even though it’s 6:15. Work inevitably sneaks into our lives, even after traditional work hours are over. But without good work-life balance, you’ll ultimately burnout. Plus, not thinking about work for a span of time can actually make you more productive at the office — so it’s critical you learn how to stop thinking about work after hours. Fortunately, CashNetUSA put together this complete guide to help you[…]

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4 Crazy Simple Ways To Start That First Profitable Online Business

Picture a typical worker on the job, maybe sitting at a desk, but probably not enjoying life. Maybe they find themselves daydreaming about quitting the job because – in the dream – they don’t need the money anymore. Sound familiar? That’s a pretty common dream; tons of people don’t exactly love their job. Entrepreneurship offers a way out, and thanks to the internet, it’s easier than ever before for just about anyone to start a profitable small business that can support themselves and their families — freeing themselves forever from the many problems of working for “the man.” Since we’re hosting a free training session this week about what I think is the #1 simplest business model around, I thought we should talk about this[…]

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