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Start a Business in 2016

Make it Your New Years Resolution to Start a Business Now that 2016 is finally here, many of us will make new years resolutions. Perhaps you will resolve to get back in shape, spend more time with family, learn a new language, or take up a musical instrument. But there is one resolution I believe[…]

SEO money power

Has SEO turned into a game of money and power?

What is SEO? SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is, according to Wikipedia, “the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine’s unpaid results – often referred to as “natural,” “organic,” or “earned” results.” When I started my first blog at, I used Google’s platform called Blogger to host[…]

24-Hour Business Plan Template: Validate & Plan Your Startup Ideas

My Bestseller: 24-Hour Business Plan Template This book is my second and most recent publication. In one sentence, it provides a clear and concise method for validating your startup ideas and planning your business venture. It also happens to be the method I used when deciding to leave my full-time job in early 2015 and[…]

Man in the Arena – Inspiration for Entrepreneurs

What it’s like jumping off the cliff (and building your parachute on the way down…) Deciding to venture out on your own and start a business is very exciting. It can also be a little daunting, especially if you’re walking away from the safety net of a good job to make it happen. What eventually pushed[…]

Quit Your Job and Become an Entrepreneur in 7 Months

My Accelerated Path to Entrepreneurship On January 1, 2015 I knew it was time to get serious about becoming an entrepreneur. Running my own business full-time has always been a dream of mine, and it seemed like ‘now’ was as good a time as any to get started. Seven months later, I am one week[…]