Posted by Online Entrepreneur on August 26, 2010 ·
I just read an interesting news from WebProNews about Facebook suing Teachbook – a Teachers professional community – for using the word “book” in its name. This is ridiculous and arrogant.
Yeah – we all know that Facebook is popular and has a member base that can form a nation itself. Yeah – we all know that being the most popular social media site in the world [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on August 25, 2010 ·
You are always exposed to a higher risk of getting scammed buying and selling websites on Webmaster Forums, such as DigitalPoint Forums, but when it comes to Flippa, I (and many of us) expect the risks to be significantly lower.
But still, there is a scam or two occurs on Flippa. I understand that Flippa is doing its best to curb scammy listings and biddings, but scams happen regardless – and [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on August 24, 2010 ·
Here’s probably the most commented Flippa listing so far – the for-sale re-listing of FriedEggs.com.
I’ve written about FriedEggs.com sales before, and since then, the site has been re-listed 2 times due to unmet reserve prices.
The interesting thing is that in FriedEggs.com’s latest listing, the asking price is no longer in the $xx,xxx – the BIN price is $975,000.
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on August 23, 2010 ·
Checking on my Google AdSense stats, I just received a message from Google AdSense team offering suggestion on ad placements on one of my blogs, Noobpreneur Business Blog.
I’m sure I receive such message because the blog makes a good amount of money from one of Google AdSense ads I place sitewide.
Google suggests my 336×280 ad slot on Noobpreneur.com’s top left section to display both [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on August 21, 2010 ·
I am proud to announce that we have just acquired Directory Daily – a blog on all about web directories.
A bargain often comes in an unexpected situation – I stumble this “hidden gem” while surfing on forums, looking for new online business opportunities and ideas; Indeed, I have found what I was looking for, and more.
The previous owner of this blog seems wanting to quit blogging [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on August 19, 2010 ·
Here’s a newsflash for you: To succeed, webpreneurs should take the grey hat routes. As controversial as this may be, but doing grey hat techniques could our only chances to survive the competition.
Being a webpreneur these days is a tough job – you need to be a super human being one. You need to wear many hats, like any other types of entrepreneurs; you need to build a business, handle [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on August 16, 2010 ·
This case study reprint is at least 5 years old, but the principles behind it still holds true today. I am inspired to optimize my Google AdSense ads placement on my sites and I recommend you to read one of “official” Google Adsense case studies.
Askthebuilder.com used testing to grow revenue from $10,000 to more than $30,000 a month with Google AdSense.
Case study : Ask The Builder: www.Askthebuilder.com
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on August 15, 2010 ·
I just learned a while ago that quality content alone can’t get your site to rank high on the search engine result pages. You need to do SEO and link building, too, as the right mixture between SEO and content creation can get your site up high in major search engines.
If you are doing link building right now, you might arrive at a conclusion that link building is either time consuming or expensive. [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on August 9, 2010 ·
Starting out online is not a lengthy process like the off line counterparts. You can start a brand new online business in just 30 minutes – and faster for your second, third, and so on. Here’s how.
Unless you are building an online business with millions of dollars in investment, building one using bootstrapping strategies and tactics will cost you significantly less, often less than [...]
Posted by Online Entrepreneur on August 7, 2010 ·
Just launched – yet another web asset, this time in travel industry: Introducing, hotel price comparison site, Hotel Deal Finder.
Hotel search engine
Hotel Deal Finder is essentially a hotel search engine – you can search for the best hotel deals at a click of a button – no more Googling for hotel deals!
When you enter your destination city, check in date, check out date, room and [...]