8 Internet User Statistics Every Small Business Should Know About

8 Internet User Statistics Every Small Business Should Know About

There’s no denying the importance of online reviews, ratings, and social media for small businesses. Consumers are using those signals more and more before, during, and after the buying process. From vetting a company or product to rating…
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Choose Yourself Story: Showing Up is 80% of Success

Showing Up is 80% of Success, Woody Allen famously said. It's true, I've experience it first-hand. In life, you need to show up to create opportunities for yourself. Nobody ever accomplished anything by watching TV. You need to meet a lot of…

Data Overload? How to Find the RIGHT Metrics for Your Online Business

If you're just starting out, don't overwhelm yourself with too many goals. Always look at the metrics that keep the lights on, Facebook fans or Tweets don't pay the bills. Keep a close eye on sales, leads, and other transactional metrics. So…
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Follow "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" to Win Big in Life and Business

"Every book is your mentor" is one of those quotes that changed my life and inspired me to become an entrepreneur. I heard it from James Altucher, one of my book mentors I've never actually met in person, author of self-published Amazon best-seller, Choose…

The Matrix Moment: 4 Business Quotes that Inspired me to Become an Entrepreneur

"This is your last chance. After this there is no turning back. You take the blue pill: the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill: you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the…
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How to Build an Inspiring Home Office on a Shoestring

The first rule of a soloprenuer: do not rent an office space. Second rule: 'lean' lifestyle. Soloprenuers are nimble and mobile, so keep your overhead to minimum. This will also allow you to go on workactions - a term I learned from a fellow…
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Self-Made SEO Man: How to Hack Your Life, Career, and Business {Podcast}

Last week I had pleasure of joining CrossChann.co.uk podcast hosted by a fellow Polish SEO across the big pond, Krystian Szastok. Turns out we have a lot in common. We both emigrated from Poland in our early adulthood to seek a better future.…
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The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to SEO {Now Free on Amazon for 48H)

It's a BIG day for me. After two-year worth of research, both in the trenches and in the classrooms of NYU, SEO Like I'm 5 book is finally here!!! I made the book available for 48 hours free on Amazon Kindle for those who read my blog…
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5 Startup Life Books for Entrepreneurs

Looking for tried-and-proven reading ideas to grow an idea or a startup?  There are two powerful lessons from my experience as an entrepreneur building couple of startups, and working with successful startups and entrepreneurs. You need…
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How to Make a Killer Case for Starting a Blog

This is a guest post from Max Kubert of NYU. The author's views below are entirely his or her own. [Tweet "Blog is one of the most important brand's online assets - @SearchDecoder"] According to HubSpot, websites that blog receive 55%…
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SEO Like I'm 5 {How to Get $9.99 Kindle Book Free}

Today I made a commitment to the release date of my upcoming Kindle book, SEO Like I'm 5: The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Search Engine Optimization. We often tend to procrastinate. Reasons are plenty. In my case, it usually comes down to…
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Hope is Not a Plan: 10 Focusing Questions for Entrepreneurs

Don’t Rush into a “Business Plan.” Many people will tell you that the only way you will get your idea supported is by creating a business plan. And, just as many others will tell you that no one serious about funding your idea will take…