Results in "Business"

Digital Homesteading – The Future of Rural Communities

For the first time in history, rural homesteaders and urbanites have equal access to knowledge, markets and social connections. This potential can lead to a rural revival not seen since the days of the Homestead Act. For its lasting success, a culture of access and education is required.

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How to write a Kindle ebook: 5 Tips to a perfect ebook

More eBooks sell on Amazon than paperback and hardcover books combined. Using these five tips when writing an ebook will optimize your content for ereaders while providing you the tools you need to easily create, preview and export your work to Kindles, iPads and Nooks.

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Living and working in a Kindle world

There is zero friction between readers and writers meaning the price of content is zero. In this "Brave Nook World" you have to be a rock band, building fans through free and earning money from those fans by offering a concert (or product or service) they can pay for. There is still time to stand out in the Kindle world so start today.

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Earning $100 in the dump

Today I made $100 from the dump. While, not typically thought of as the hotbed of entrepreneurism, it was a perfect reminder of the importance and power of creating the virtual office. Instead of missing an important call I was able to connect and collaborate while standing under a 20 foot pile of compost. You may not dream of working from the dump, but knowing that you have the freedom to do so is priceless.

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Turning 30: Time for legacy work

It's easy as an entrepreneur and business owner to make busy-ness your key metric. My 30th birthday reminded me, there is no time like the present to begin legacy work. The work that people will remember you by. The work that defines you.

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4 ways to get published in the New York Times

How do you write and get published in a major news outlet like the New York Times? As Curt Rice shows, a little planning can pay big dividends and help you reach a large (and new) audience through traditional media. Read this article to learn 4 ways to get published in the New York Times.

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Six tips to building a business through guest blogging

It is important for every business person to grow an audience of supporters. However, building this list takes time. Instead of waiting for that audience to grow to a critical mass, you should introduce yourself to the audience of others through guest blogging. Read these six tips on how to jump-start your business or idea through guest blogging.

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How to name your big idea

25 months ago I was sitting outside drinking a beer with my brother. We knew we wanted to start a business together, but we had one last hurdle….what should we call it?! The process of naming is challenging and sometimes debilitating, just ask any mother or father looking for that perfect name (I for example was allegedly named after toilet paper). As you prepare to start your next project or business, you undoubtedly ask yourself: What should I call this? Learn from our mistakes as we help you name your big ideas.

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