Double Your Business in 35 Days

For 2018, I have done ok running a solopreneur web design business, but I really have not taken it to the next level. There are lots of reasons for this, which I will address in the video below. Perhaps the most important is I have not aggressively focused on an online marketing campaign. The time is now, and I am ready to double my business (double your business). So here is my plan on “How to Double Your Business in 35 Days”. Feel free to cheer, copy this model for yourself or offer any suggestions.

Afraid of eMail Marketing

Growing an email list doesn’t have to be overly complicated. I get it. It is a frightening proposition at first. Too many business owners it sounds, and as a result, they back burner the project. Today this post will take the fear of list building. To build a list effectively, you need just a few tools: A Website, an email marketing tool, and an email sign up form.

Affiliate Marketing -

There’s nothing better than making money while you sleep and with affiliate marketing, you could make hundreds, if not thousands. The affiliate marketing industry is forecast to hit $6.8 billion by 2020, so if you’re looking to make some cash from your website, now is the time to seriously consider working with big brands and businesses. To maximize your earnings, your website design needs to draw people in and capture their attention with well-placed advertisements, links, and a unique design.

Upcoming Trends in Online Commerce by Jackie Edwards

It’s been estimated that there are well over 100,000 US-based retailers with online stores, each one producing over $12,000 of revenue each year through online commerce. In this competitive market, corners of the commercial internet are looking to set themselves apart in a multitude of ways in pursuit of keeping the customer satisfied. These range from the obvious: like mobile-friendly, to the futuristic, like use of virtual reality. Let’s take a look.

Three big factors go into making a user-friendly modern ticketing website – compatibility, versatility and, chiefly, speed. A study by Kissmetrics, analyzed by Entrepreneur, found 40% of users abandon slow websites – with ‘slow’ defined as load times of over 3 seconds.

Websites Setting Students Up for Success by Jackie Edwards

The high cost of tuition, especially on a tertiary level, can be a daunting prospect to those looking to further their studies. Even those who look to community college still have to pay a substantial amount. A course can go up to $6,500 which is still a high figure for those who simply don’t have the money. Although odd jobs here and there can cover some of the costs, students are looking at different ways to cover their tuition fees.

The Bitcoin Craze by Jackie Edwards

No matter where you get your news, chances are that you’ve heard the term “Bitcoin” thrown around in recent years. Prices have climbed steadily, reaching over $11,000 by early 2018 and expected to hit almost $30,000 by the end of the year. Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin pose an exciting new way to make money online, either by mining coins or by creating an Initial Coin Offering, also known as an ICO. An ICO startup can be a lucrative endeavor for any online entrepreneur, but the success of any ICO campaign hinges largely on the success of its branding.

Essential to Design with the Customer in Mind

n our technology-driven world, digital marketing is quickly becoming the crux of every business. In order to attract new customers and improve the conversion rate of leads, it is essential that businesses have a user-friendly, interactive and engaging
website that speaks to the company’s brand.

Web Design for Color Blindness

When we think of web design, it is rare to consider users that have color blindness, or color vision deficiency (CVD); however, this condition is incredibly common and can really alter how a website is perceived. CVD affects 1 in 12 men in the USA and approximately 1 in 200 women.

Using Animation in Web Design by

Have you thought about using animation on your website? Even if the answer to that question is yes, you may have reservations. What about the impact on site loading time – isn’t that a key point for SEO web design? Won’t animation just be a distraction from the main message of my website?