There are countless blogging platforms. Some bloggers even design their own.
But this is weird and a waste of time.
Choose from one of the top platforms and get started with your blog. Here are the top platforms with a breakdown of their main features.
Check out: The 10 Best Blogging Platforms
It can be a little confusing as you start your online business. This quick start guide gives you just what you need to get online today.
Check out: 9 Step Guide to Online Business
For more information and options, check out the full guide to online business.
Mark Anastasi is an online business entrepreneur. In this motivating interview he shares his rags-to-riches story.
Learn how Mark went from zero to $10,000 a month with his online business. Mark is also the author of The Laptop Millionaire.
Check out: Mark Anastasi Interview
Your theme is what makes your WordPress site/blog look great. In this huge post, check out over 40 free WordPress themes for business.
There is a need to be careful with just any free theme. Many of them are pirated or even full of viruses and redirect code. Read more about the benefits / risks of free WordPress themes.
What theme are you using?
Are you planning on monetizing your site with Google AdSense? It is the largest pay per click network - and the foundation of many online businesses.
But it isn't all the easy to get started. Many new business owners find the approval process very difficult. There are eight main factors to consider as you prepare your application. Get them in order and you'll get your application approved in no time.
Get started: 8 Steps to Your Approved AdSense Application
Google AdSense is a leader in PPC and contextual advertising.
Having a great idea isn't always enough.
Your business model must be structured in a way to appeal to customers and generate target profits. Here are the most common business models:
Top 3 Online Business Models
- Sell your product
- Sell your service
- Sell your information product
For specific benefits, drawbacks and examples check out: 3 Top Online Business Models
Contextual advertising is based upon the site, and the specific page, being viewed at that time. This format provides highly relevant advertising to the user and results in a higher than usual click-through rate. The pay per click model is often used with contextual advertising.
Learn more about contextual advertising.
Pay-per-click is a powerful advertising model that pays site publishers for clicks-generated rather than impressions-provided.
This gives advertisers confidence in the quality of the traffic that they are receiving.
Read more: What is PPC (Pay Per Click)?
In this set of free educational products, you'll read about lifestyle design, marketing and more.
Check out: 27 Free Ebooks for Business
Reselling hosting is a great business model - especially if you have an existing base of clients who are already doing business online.
In this article, learn about industry best-suited for this type of business and get an idea of what to expect.
Check out: Start Your Hosting Business