A Guide to Publishing Content for Your Online Business

Hello, again! Glad to see you back for the 5th installment of our How to Run an Online Business series. Last week we talked about Launching Your WordPress Site and the week before, Picking Your Domain Name. Today, we will be covering Content. So, you wanted to start a profitable blog. You’ve followed along with […]

Published or Updated: October 14, 2016

How to Set Up Your WordPress Website

Welcome to the fourth installment of our Dough Roller podcast series, How to Start an Online Business. If you are just joining us, be sure to check out the first three installments, covering what it takes to run one, how to pick a topic, and picking your domain name. This week, I’m going to be […]

Published or Updated: October 3, 2016

How to Pick a Domain for Your New Online Business

This is part 3 of our podcast series, How to Start Your Online Business. If you haven’t been following along, be sure to check out part 1 (the big picture) and part 2 (picking a topic). Welcome back to another week of our Dough Roller series on starting your very own online business. Did you […]

Published or Updated: September 26, 2016

How to Pick a Blog Topic for Your Online Business

Welcome back for week 2! In last week’s podcast, DR 218, we covered a 100,000 foot level view of what it takes to start your own online business. At the end, I assigned some homework: figure out what your business is going to be about. Did you decide? Well, if you had trouble, no worries. […]

Published or Updated: September 25, 2016

What It Takes to Run An Online Business (Part 1)

This is Part 1 of 10 in our newest series, How to Start Your Own Online Business. One of the questions I receive most regularly is,”How do you make money online?” After all, who wouldn’t want the opportunity to work for themselves, on their own time? And the freedom to work anywhere you can find […]

Published or Updated: September 6, 2016

Three “No Brainers” Many New Entrepreneurs Fail to Realize

This guest post comes from good friends who created and are now marketing a game that helps young children learn to read. My wife and I consider ourselves well educated business people. We collectively have 25 years of real world business experience. Yet, when we began our entrepreneurial adventure to create sight word games, we […]

Published or Updated: April 16, 2014

Online Payment Processing Options for Small Businesses

This post comes from good friends of mine who recently designed, manufactured, and are now marketing an educational board game that helps children learn to read. In prior posts about how to start a business, they shared their experiences from the early stages of their entrepreneurial adventure to develop Er-u-di-tion, an educational sight words game […]

Published or Updated: May 19, 2011

Anatomy of a $15 Million Blog

A few months ago a WordPress blog run by one person, Johns Wu, sold for nearly $15 million. The blog is called Bankaholic, and it was purchased by BankRate. The response within the blogging community can be summed up in a single word–shock. The sale was reported on ProBlogger, who had this to say: If […]

Published or Updated: March 22, 2012

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