This is Chapter 3 of The Fire Path, where your passions and our guidance unite!
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Can you feel the speed we're already picking up as we head down The Fire Path? ...and we're only getting started!
Now that we’ve covered how to define your avatar, and also how your avatar helps you focus on who you're talking to, let’s look at defining your niche, which helps you really figure out ...
...a good, mental walk-thru to getting breaking down to your niche. Having a nich doesn't mean customers outside are not welcome, it means you have a concrete strategic direction for marketing, product creation and expertise.
The best content on your websites is THEIRS not YOURS.Internet marketing moves to 90% curation, 10% creation.
As a micropreneur evangelist and operations systems integrator with the focus of welding the biggest impact with the smallest imprint, I immediately embrace the "what to do" in order to nail down the "how to."
This paradigm shift will create new opportunities for developers and ISVs to create "niche curation funnels" that curates curated content so that any drive-by marketing and social networking that a small business owner might do remains highly effective.
Oregon entrepreneurs create a rewards program to share customers and get them to come back.
The concept here is great! ...but as a micropreneur onramping logistics, ongoing reporting, and underlying technogies and services would need to be automated. It would be super to know the cross market customers for collaboration decisions.
In the past few years, businesses have rushed to use social media. About 94 percent of all businesses now use some form of social media to promote the
...since we are working that every business process is documented, repeatable and measurable, this infographic gives you good ideas about how to measure (#5 metrics) the effectiveness of social media efforts.
Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere...
"Startups face tremendous pressure while competing with their bigger counterparts. They neither have large manpower nor big infrastructure. Social media can become an effective solution in helping them grow. This infographic shows how startups should utilize the power of social media."
Micropreneurs can use the power of social media for selling because "...social media is where relationships start and all selling is relationship selling" [so that you are known, liked and trusted]... enough that people feel comfortable buying from you or based on your recommendation.
The best inventions operate simply. On the surface performing beautifully, while disguising the invisible and complex technology that makes them function.
Simplicity is Genius is #5 in my micropreneur mantra... Steve Jobs nailed it, "That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.”
Micropreneur best practices, software and hacks for a balanced lifestyle doing work you love in a sustainable, scalable, small business growth engine.
This is an excellent infographic because you should begin with the end in mind. Most times we are not just being creative and have a specific purpose for a graphic so having the exact dimensions to start can eliminate some rework.
Why do you use pictures on your website? Because they can help illustrate the message you are trying to get across, right? Although that is true, have you thou
if you don't like your voice or how you look on camera, slam a presentation 1-2 minute presentation together, write a detailed script for each slide and get someone you like to hear talk to read the script and record all that using a screencasting software (some are free!)... video done.