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Why Should I Pay for Your SaaS Every Month?

The presentation had just finished. I closed the laptop screen and looked over the table. Opposite me, the lead engineer looked puzzled. His manager was writing something down on paper with a frown on his face. Inside I was exstatic, potentially another interesting job to work on. “So I have...


The Perfect DIY Yoghurt at Home Recipe

I’ve been making yoghurt at home My secret hobby. Making yoghurt at home, inspired by the thick buffalo curd they make in Sri Lanka. And you know what? It isn’t hard to make. You could eat thick yoghurt every day of the week. Here is how Are you qualified to...


Life in an accelerated startup

Do more faster. That’s the promise given by the new breed of business incubators. Also known as startup incubators or seed accelerators. They give you access to business mentors, networking events and up to $25k funding in return for a portion of your business. I spoke with Rebecca from NinjaThat...


From 20 to 500+ on LinkedIn

Business growth secret number one. It’s who you know. When more potential customers know about you. Then you can close more sales. If only a handful of people have heard of you. Your sales will also be only a handful. Laura Saillard from Virtual Drafting Assistant used LinkedIn to grow...


Insomnia Sells

Offer a guarantee. One so generous that it keeps you awake at night. You can’t sleep - you’re being way too generous, and people will take advantage of your good nature. Now make the guarantee even better. Crazy? Here is a man who did just that. The Master Parts Guarantee...


How to Boost Sales with Persuasion

Does this page sell? I constantly experiment to increase leads and sales from my web pages. In this article you’ll learn the method I use to critically analyse web pages and take concrete steps to increase your sales. The 6 Persuasive Principles Robert Cialdini wrote about 6 principles that persuade...


Divert to Mobile - Good Branding Will Bring You Success

Divert to Mobile on how branding will make you a success Many new companies are built without much thought about their branding. But branding does impact your business revenue. Here is a story about how the correct brand will pull you out of the sales wilderness, send your customer engagement...


Sem Or Pick Up The Phone

How would you like to invest $20,000 and in return get $5000 of sales? Is paying Google for traffic the best strategy for you and what can you can do if it isn’t? Turning $20k of advertising into $5k of sales Evan and Walker together started teespring. It’s Kickstarter for...