This podcast was motivated by someone I know who is unemployed and wants to get a corporate job. Of course I thought he should start his own business.
My suggestions on this podcast include starting a website to document your volunteer work, your passions, consulting skills etc.
You can setup websites for free at wordpress.org. If you have free time use it to promote yourself via website.
You can create a site very easily today via the web browser you are using to view this site.
This small business podcast covers SEO and Marketing tips for your business.
Adding more content to your site is always a good thing and more important than most people realize. So add some good content to your site now!
Do you have a sitemap file which is a simple page with links to all of your pages?
Have you started using and REVIEWING anayltics of visitors of your website? You should so as you see which keywords are getting visitors to your website. You might find some long tail keywords that end up being a niche market for you small business.
Have you looked at google’s suggestions for keywords/key phrases which are different but similar to they key words you are using?
Are you using key phrases with your youtube videos? Are you using posts to google plus to highlight your business?
Have you added your company and website to linkedin?
Where else can the search engines see your business so as it knows your company is more than just a website.
Hopefully you can take some action today to help your website’s SEO.
Today I explore why I do somethings and not others? Can you figure out what will motivate you to take action to start your business?
What will motivate you to take some action today?
If you do things for rewards then think about the rewards of owning your own business. The freedom, free time, independence is huge for me.
Start picturing the success you can have.
What time can you redirect toward you business?
What motivation will you find to own you own business?
Are you spending your time when you could be spending some money to free up your time for what is more important or more fun?
We talk about the trade off in your business from Marketing to Accounting.
Are there times when you try to save money by doing it yourself and you end up not getting it done at all? That becomes a lost opportunity.
What kind of business would you have fun running?
Why do you do what you do?
Can you find a way to work with your passion or free up time for your passion?
Why do you enjoy certain things?
Can you create a business you would enjoy?
Can you find partners or employees who can handle the tasks you don’t enjoy so you can focus on what you like?
What are you good at that is also a passion of yours?
What is the next step you can take to start your own business?