Top 5 iPad apps to help you manage your website

For web start-ups in today’s world, technology has certainly helped curb the burden of yesteryear. Even when speaking in terms of Dotcom businesses specifically, the last decade has ushered in a wave of advancement unlike any witnessed before. Creating a website today and managing your business is made easier with a wide assortment of tools,
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Why Drupal is a lot better than WordPress

Getting into web business is a risky venture today not so much because of the difficulty involved with building and maintaining websites, but actually because it’s so simple to start that the competition is insanely dense. Thanks to content management systems like WordPress and Drupal, the average Joe or Jane would-be web entrepreneur can now
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What is internal navigation in web design

As a newcomer to online business, one of the first things you need to worry about, long before funnelling traffic and playing strongly to your niche, is the actual website which will house your product or service. Websites are almost literally a dime a dozen in today’s marketplace, and while simplicity certainly does sell, as
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Is your website a sales system or just a brochure?

In building websites to sell products online, there’s a huge misconception out there about products selling themselves. Perhaps if you have the brand recognition of Apple or Coca-Cola you may find that products sell relatively easily, but once you examine the “why” behind it, you quickly realize that these huge companies have spent millions of
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What is a personal brand and how does it affect your online business?

As you begin to learn more about how to be a successful player in the realm of online business, you are undoubtedly going to hear a lot about branding. To explain what a brand is, what it does, how it’s built up and how incredibly fragile it is, just look at a large corporation like
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Why you need to research your competition

One of the more daunting aspects of online business that start-ups deal with is that fact that no matter how original they think they are, they find a lot of competition out there in their respective niche. Even if you’re catering to a niche inside of a larger niche, you’re going to find that you’re
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What is brand planning and how does it help your business?

Do you know what you’re going to name your website yet? Let’s say, for a moment, that you’re deciding on MyNewBusiness.co as your site and business name. Now, let the good times roll. The traffic should be here any minute. Yep. Any minute now… Oh, no one’s showed up yet? That’s because no one knows
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Do you have a digital strategy that works?

Most of what you’re going to find in business deals directly with strategizing. This is really a phase of business that never ends. You will strategize during the conceptual phase of your business. You will again strategize when launching your business. You strategize to traffic, to leverage your business, to get more leads and customers.
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Are you making full use of the cloud? 5 ways you can simplify your life with the cloud

If you don’t know what the “cloud” is, you may have a difficult time understand it the way it’s explained. To borrow a quote from Wikipedia, this is how one of the web’s top information sites defines the cloud: “Cloud computing is a metaphor used by Technology or IT Services companies for the delivery of
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