There’s more than one way to skin a cat. You could, for example, wade through countless YouTube videos. Many of these are excellent in themselves, especially…Read article
According to an article by entrepreneur.com earlier this month, companies’ use of social media is failing to create customers.
The article starts off with a graph from Custora which shows what a small percent of customer acquisition is attributable to social media. But the graph only gives you part of the story.Read article
These days getting an education doesn’t have to be expensive. There are countless free courses which you can do online, in your own time and in the comfort of your own home. I already posted last year about some fantastic free university courses from Coursera.
Since then I’ve found some more good places offering free online courses. Have a look if you’re interested in getting a bit of free edukayshun.Read article
[From the book WWWordsmith: Forging a living from online writing]
Writing as a job
Online businesses need website content to keep their pages engaging and interesting so that they can attract more people, or “traffic”. This is where you as an aspiring online writer come in.
When it comes to written content for websites, demand far outstrips supply.Read article
A quick search of the Web will turn up thousands of different websites, all promising to show you how you can make incredible amounts of money online, with very little required from you – little or no expertise, little or no effort, and just a few dollars to unlock the door to limitless wealth.
Sound too good to be true? Sadly, there are a lot of people out there who don’t realise that these propositions are often exactly that.Read article
I’ve just relaunched the first of our trivia books, It’s all Greek to them! 101 amazing facts about Greece and the Greeks by Theodore Koukouvitis, to bring it into line with our others in the Facts Lab series.
It’s now called The Facts Lab Book of Greece (imaginative, huh?) and has a shiny new cover modelled on the other books in the series, The Facts Lab Book of Brazil and The Facts Lab Book of Insects. (The old cover was driving me mental – just a lot of boring text that did absolutely nothing to catch the eye.)Read article
We’re putting three of our ErgoGuides business eBooks on a special free promotion for two days only. If you missed the free promos the first time around when we launched the books, now you have a second chance to get them free again.
The sale starts at 0800 GMT on Friday 27 December (nominally—depending on Amazon’s internal workings, the actual start may be anything up to two hours after that time) and ends 48 hours later, ie 0800 GMT on Sunday 29 December or up to two hours afterwards. Get them while they’re free!Read article