I have written a lot about keyword research and its benefits. One of the major mistakes I have seen many people make is that they will target direct keywords instead of long-tail keywords (LTK) . If you are not familiar with long-tail keywords, here is a quick example of the difference between short-tail and long-tail: Long-tail Keywords (Ex. of short tail keyword) - Monthly searches 50 Long tail Keywords vs. short tail Keywords (Ex. of LTK) - Monthly searches 12 long tail keywords conversion rate (Ex of LTK) - Monthly searches 13 You may notice that the last two keywords have fewer searches, but the competition for these two keywords is far less than it is for the short-tail keyword. Also, long-tail keywords drive more targeted traffic than short-tail keywords do, so your conversion (sales, email sign-ups) improves a lot. If you want to learn more about this subject, check out How long tail keywords could equal massive success. In this … [Read more...] about 6 Awesome Tools to Find Long-Tail Keywords In Any Niche
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TED talks have now outgrown themselves from a conference that started with the motto “Ideas Worth Spreading” to a global leader and an inspiration machine. People, entrepreneurs in general, are always on the look for that spark of inspiration that pushes them to go ahead with their ideas and build the thing. TED have managed to gather top notch people from different industries to give talks that are open for the world to watch and get inspired. This is the only best source of inspiration for entrepreneurs these days, where you can’t get anything without hurting your pockets! Entrepreneurship is a never-ending journey of learning, self-sacrificing and re-doing yourself. The most common traits found in almost every successful entrepreneur are – Inspiration and Perspiration. Ideas left untested is worthless and Hard work without Vision is futile! That’s where TED steps into light. TED talks are the best source of inspiration for entrepreneurs, period. TED … [Read more...] about Top 21 TED Talks To Motivate Entrepreneurs For Success
Being self-employed and entrepreneurial has its own implications and tends to take a toll on the morale levels of these people when things don’t go as planned, which is most often the case. During times like these, a small vacation, a walk in the park and some time spent at the beach or with family and friends tend to work out for the best in your favor. This is also one of the reasons why it is recommended to have a mentor in your career. But I believe that reading your idols’ work is also one way to stay motivated and bring you back on track, out from the dark that you go in. Entrepreneurs and the self-employed have to usually deal with a variety of people from different walks of life while on their venture and reading more could get you a fresher perspective and see life from an altogether point of view. Non-fiction books are made for the same purpose, to learn from the people whom you admire the most. The best of these books are the ones that usually exhibit grace … [Read more...] about 10 Must Read Non-Fiction Books For The Entrepreneurs
With over 4 Billion videos watched every day on YouTube, it has become the to-go video platform for everything. Be it how to debug an issue with your technology or to getting the latest updates in a wide range of fields, YouTube has it all! This mammoth of a video sharing site has grown to encompass the entire web through videos. If you ever needed to learn something new and outside of your domain, don’t fret it out, YouTube has probably got you covered. YouTube’s Content creator platform has committed more than 8000+ partnered creators, raking in over 400 million videos in the process. YouTube’s content creator platform partnership has led to an influx of high-quality video content in the form of technology, vlogs, science, education and much more categories. These videos are of the highest quality and have a value of knowledge associated with it. There are certain YouTube channels that are worth your spare time, while helping you gain some important knowledge in the … [Read more...] about 21 Youtube Channels for Learning, Development & Growth
Ideas aren’t rare. They come to most of us oftener than you’d think. What is rare is getting an idea that will work for somebody given his specific set of constraints. Even rarer is someone who will pursue such an idea when it comes along. As the world turns virtual and the internet gathers its reins, ideas are taking on a whole new hue. Today, the need and demand for fresh ideas that’d work is incredible. You want to be an entrepreneur? What’s your business idea? You want to write your next post? What will it be about? Ah! You are tweeting? Is your next tweet retweetable? Ideas, ideas and ideas. There are good ideas, there are really good ideas and then there is the one best idea. To find the latter you need a number of good and really good ideas and one person, no matter how creative, can only come up with a handful of good ideas. In this post we’ll see where most good ideas come from and how you can get a continuous supply of … [Read more...] about Where Do Good Ideas Come From?