Perseverance [pur-suh-veer-uhns] –noun steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. Theology / continuance in a state of grace to the end, leading to eternal salvation. Brilliance. Creativity. Ingenuity. Connections. These are all qualities which, if you possess them, will increase your chances of succeeding as an entrepreneur. Smart, creative people who can think outside the box and utilize their network of connections are well equipped to maneuver the pitfalls Read More
Over the years I’ve picked up quite a few domains, most of which I will likely never use or make any money from. Domain buying is definitely an impulse decision, and apparently I’ve given into the impulse enough times that I’ve built up quite a stable of decent ones. Notice I say decent; none of Read More
I recently answered a question over on Quora entitled “How can Quora help promote local businesses?” and thought I would re-post it here in case you missed it. I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments – do you agree with my suggestions or care to offer a differing opinion? How can Quora help Read More
One of my personal goals is to be more active online in 2011, so I thought it might be a good idea to benchmark a few of my personal “key performance indicators” going into the year. With no further ado, here we go: Facebook friends: 255 (I don’t expect this to change much since I’m Read More
I’m not a big one for predictions, but I don’t think it’s much of a stretch to suggest that “local” is a buzzword we’ll be hearing more and more of in 2011. The online component of the small and local business market is massive and underserved, and a bevy of companies are rushing in to Read More
One of the truly humbling experiences of being an entrepreneur is going through your user logs and then visiting their website; the place on the internet they call their own, and the place where they’ve installed your product.
Things are just getting started. Come back again soon.