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Why It’s Time To Stop Chasing Influencers on The Web

Anyone who's been in the blogging game for a while knows that building an audience on the web is no walk in the park. Seasoned bloggers also know they didn't build their audiences by begging influencers across the web to acknowledge them. Unfortunately, this is exactly what I see happening today; wannabe bloggers begging for … Continue reading Why It’s Time To Stop Chasing Influencers on The Web

If You’re Not Winning, What’s Your Excuse?

For many of us, the biggest hindrance to our progress and eventual success is our own selves. This often happens unconsciously, hence our tendency to blame our lack of progress and failure on something or someone else. How many times have you heard someone complaining about- “How they weren’t born into a rich family” “How … Continue reading If You’re Not Winning, What’s Your Excuse?

Forget Your Clever Idea, Make the Market King!

Every day a new and brilliant innovation is released into the market, and each time this happens, scores of people experience intense sadness and depression because they weren’t the ones who came up with the idea. How awesome would it be if you invented Uber? Wouldn’t it be brilliant to have come up with Snapchat? … Continue reading Forget Your Clever Idea, Make the Market King!

Adapt to the Disruptive Market or Fail

Every day, innovators and entrepreneurs come up with brilliant products and services that put existing markets at risk of becoming obsolete. These innovative products and services have the potential to push aside market leaders, curving out new markets for themselves in the process. This type of innovation is known as disruptive innovation. Disruptive innovation tends … Continue reading Adapt to the Disruptive Market or Fail

Has Instant Articles Made Facebook Too Powerful?

Over the last few years, nay-sayers have gleefully proclaimed that Facebook is dead. However, the purchase of WhatsApp, the near purchase of Snapchat, and the new reaction feature shows that they still have their head in the game.   Where am I going with this ass kissing? A few days ago, FB opened up their … Continue reading Has Instant Articles Made Facebook Too Powerful?

When Short-Term Losses Outweigh Long-Term Gains

Sacrifice is a concept known to each and every one of us. Though letting go of something or someone you love is tough, the outcome of this decision is usually beneficial. As an entrepreneur, sacrifice is something you will encounter on a constant basis. Whether it’s putting a business idea on the backburner because it … Continue reading When Short-Term Losses Outweigh Long-Term Gains

The Danger of the Overnight Success Story

Overnight success stories make the best headlines: “How she earned $50,000 from her side business in just 2 months” “How this unknown artist soared to the top of the charts” “How I got 10,000 people to visit my website in just 30 days” There’s no way anyone can resist clicking on such a story; the … Continue reading The Danger of the Overnight Success Story