PowerHomeBiz.com was recently featured in the blog of the search-targeted advertising network Chitika in the post entitled “Mega Unit gives 450% revenue increase to PowerHomeBiz.com”. The post detailed how using one of Chitika’s new (and big!) ad formats significantly increased our revenues. Aside from the Chitika experience, here are some lessons we’ve learned from earning through advertising in our 10 years on the Web:
Archives for January 2010
If you are running a business, contracts are an essential tool to understand the duties involved from each party. Contracts are needed to level expectations, state the deliverables, and specify each of the parties’ responsibilities. It is also a means to control your costs as the business owner. But whether you are using contracts for your service business, for your suppliers or advertisers, the key question remains: Do you update your contracts?
We’ve prepared a video version of the article “10 Ways to Overcome Fear When Starting a Business”. Overcoming your fear is one of the most difficult hurdles of starting a business. Starting a new business is such a leap of faith, that it can scare the wits out of you, more so when you are […]
You have made the decision to start a business from your home. But do you know what business to start? Making the decision as to what you need to do in starting a business is the hardest first step. There’s just too many options, too many choices to make. Should you go for what you […]
Getting in TV is one of the best ways of generating publicity that increases your brand awareness, your credibility as an expert, get more clients, and increases sales. Yet, it is not easy if you don’t know how to craft a pitch that is tailored perfectly to meet the needs of the show. Many business […]
Have you always wondered how your competitors are getting write-ups and articles in newspapers, magazines and trade journals? You constantly submit articles and press releases but none of them have gotten published. You ask yourself why, only to find out the reasons can be resolved quickly. 1. Understand that newspapers, magazines and trade journalists are […]
Keeping and organizing our home office has always been a challenge for me. Even with a huge custom-made home office for my husband and myself, keeping clutter under control does not always come easy. In my case, magazines are the biggest culprits. I receive about 3-5 magazines per day (both free and paid subscriptions), and […]
Overcoming your fear is one of the most difficult hurdles of starting a business. Starting a new business is such a leap of faith that it can scare the wits out of you; more so when you are leaving the comfort and security of a steady paycheck. Here are 10 ways to help mitigate the risks and overcome your fear of starting a business.
In The Wizard of Oz, the title character is beloved and revered by all the people in that magical land over the rainbow. Yet when you look at it from a small business/customer service perspective it’s really hard to understand why. In fact, the Great and Powerful Oz is probably one of the best examples […]
Closing a business is part of the process of entrepreneurship. Whatever the reason, there are a number of things you need to do before you can wrap things up. Learn some checklists for closing a business