Posted by Online Entrepreneur on July 30, 2010 ·
I hate backing up my content – running and managing multiple websites and other web properties mean tons of images, designs and documents in my laptop’s hard disk, and backing them up is a real hassle.
But backing up your data is important, if not a must. The thing is, it takes ages to figure it out which to go where.
I used to backup my content on CDs and DVDs. But with growing size [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on July 29, 2010 ·
Just like in any entrepreneurship endeavors, webpreneurs should do certain things to be able to succeed in webpreneurship. Here are things you should do to get you far in your webpreneurial journey.
1. The ability to fail fast
I’ve written about failing fast – you might want to read it before continuing. The idea in failing fast is that the faster you fail, the better.
You need to have [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on July 28, 2010 ·
Have you ever been suspended by your web hosting provider for excessive resource uses? One of my sites was, and it really sucks. Fortunately, cloud hosting providers come to the rescue.
The site under the spotlight is Noobpreneur Business Blog. It is quite popular among small business / entrepreneurship blogs and occasionally gets to the first page of some popular social bookmarking sites, such as [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on July 26, 2010 ·
I am happy to announce my most recent purchase of web business: Web Directory Solution.
Web Directory Solution is offering web directory services, such as web directory creation, web directory template design, directory submission service and web directory-related domain name sales.
Also resides within Web Directory Solution is a well-built and well-developed web directory, bidding directory and web [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on July 25, 2010 ·
How to shorten your long affiliate links properly?
If you are into affiliate marketing, especially on-site affiliate marketing, you should highly consider using link shortener. What kind of link shortener should I use? If you use WordPress, Pretty Link can offer you more than just a shorter URL.
According to Symantec, short URL spam reaches historical peak, as reported by WebProNews: Spam messages [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on July 24, 2010 ·
I have just launched a new regional website – it’s a Singapore jobs site, SgCareers.com, offering Singapore job opportunities and information.
The domain name is great – I’ve acquired it while looking for domain name to invest in. I then decided to build a site for the great domain name.
I really fancy SgCareers.com domain name for a couple of reasons: It’s aged – [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on July 23, 2010 ·
In buying a website, I follow a super-simple principle: I am willing to pay (much) lower than the site value. Let’s say I try to implement Warren Buffett’s ways of investing – discover the intrinsic value of a business, and pay for it accordingly, not considering how much the market think the business worth.
Now, the problem with website value is the unknowns. Website valuation [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on July 22, 2010 ·
This article title is intended to be hyperbolic, but the essence of it is nothing less that what’s stated on the title: You can, indeed, report a site for paid links to Google using this link.
I suspect that I was a victim of such report. A couple of years ago some of my sites are selling and buying links – and they were all penalized by Google to PageRank 0 – and they still are [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on July 21, 2010 ·
If you are a type of webpreneur who enjoy building a site network, you must have realized that one of the key success factors in web property investing is web hosting. How to choose the right one?
First of all, I feel the need to caution you – this article contains my blatantly honest review of the web hosting companies I’ve been dealing with. You may consider what I write as an advice [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on July 20, 2010 ·
The common sense in website and blog monetization is to increase web traffic to the blog or website if you want to increase income. The logic behind it is that increase traffic means more people will buy your products/services and click on/view your ads.
Unfortunately, while the logic above is entirely true, increasing traffic is not as easy as most of us think. While increasing traffic counts is [...]