Monthly Archives: October 2010

Strategy Vs Tactics And Your Blog

I am currently trying to set up a small dairy farm next to my farming operation. A few mistakes into the project, I again was reminded of how important a plan usually is. I immediately related this to all facets of entrepreneurship (and life etc).

We all agree that ‘long term thinking’ is far better than short term. Strategic thinking is better than tactical thinking. In fact, some people would venture far enough to suggest that there should be no thinking at the ‘tactical’ end at all (think automated assembly lines!).

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Myths about blogging success, busted!

There are some myths that you have probably heard or will hear when you try to get your blog up and running. These are presented as irrefutable facts of doing business, of making money via blogs or “that’s how it is” type of statements. But they are either what I like to call ‘legacy truths’ or just plain misinformation. In my experience, these myths are: Continue reading

Just Starting – how to blog

I can go all Martin Luther on you and tell you how you do have a dream, that needs fulfillment and how the ‘Internet Lifestyle’ can make it happen for you.

But I won’t fool you. You already know that ordinary people take ordinary steps and become extraordinary. Action is the number one tool in their arsenal that adds that ‘extra’ to the ‘ordinary’.

You are here because you want to start a blog, to earn a healthy, clean income that can support you fully (or partially, depending on your lifestyle plan). This will explain the steps you’d need to take to make it happen online. These things are tried and tested, and the possibilities of earning anywhere between 500 to 50,000 dollars per month lie within these steps. Pay attention now, it gets interesting.

Here’s how ‘online success’ with blogs work: Continue reading