Starting your own website doesn’t seem to be rocket science and, it’s not. But, having a plan in place to launch, knowing exactly what to do before and after the launch is very important for your success.
Preparing To Launch A New Website For Your Business
I have often wondered, and I have seen many of my friends beating around the bushes to find success after starting a new website. Sometimes, I have ended up making the same mistakes a second and a third time. If you have launched a website or are planning to, you know what I’m talking about.

With MisterAcronym.com website design and development in full swing, I am again thinking to revisit my launch plan of this website with my partner, Bill Butler. MisterAcronym.com is a creative project with the intention to entertain and educate, while helping our readers expand their vocabulary in English language in a very creative manner.

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What time do you get up on Saturdays and Sundays? Why your weekends? Well, that is because I wanted you to know what time you get up on your own when you have a choice to sleep more.
Benefits of getting up early are many - top-5 reasons listed along with video by Robin Sharma
Those who know me know that I am an early riser (if not super early.) I go to bed after midnight and I am up around 6 AM (working to notch it up to 5 AM,) every single day. Not because I hate sleeping, but because I believe I can do better than that.

An Early Childhood Practice

Early in my childhood, I saw my dad getting up at 4 AM every day without exception. In fact, he was the alarm clock for my family. He would work for the government from 9 to 5, take care of our farm (yes, we did have cattle and we did not buy milk,) at night and in early morning, and then he would sit down with us to make sure we did our homework before he left for his duty.

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Do you use your blog as a tool for building your credibility, authority and influence?

Key Elements To Build Credibility And Increase Popularity Through Your Blog
If you haven’t thought in that direction so far, you need to start clearing your blogging misconceptions quickly and start thinking of your blog as a tool to do so.

A lot of bloggers come to blogging to make quick bucks and very soon, they fade away once they begin to realize that there is no shortcut to success. Making legitimate money has never been and will never be so easy.

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Launched in January 2004, Google’s first social media venture, Orkut is shutting down on September 30, 2014. I received an email from the Orkut team notifying me of this development a couple of days ago.
RIP Orkut-Google Announces Shutdown On September-30-2014
If you know anything about Orkut, you may remember that it was launched even before Facebook. It was very popular in India and Brazil, although it never took off in the US.

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Have you come across people who come to you for answers but actually seem to have all the answers already?

Dealing With UnAccountable People Can Be A Frustrating Experience For Serious Entrepreneurs

The situation becomes even especially more challenging when they have not paid for your time in trying to help them get their answers. I have had several such encounters with people who wanted me to guide them; coaching them so they could succeed in their careers. But, as it turned out, they really were not looking for anything but to waste my time.
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Do you believe that you don’t need to talk about yourself if you are good at what you do? Or, shall we call it as a ‘myth’?

The Right Way And The Wrong Way Of Self-Promotion

Over the years I have met people who absolutely believe that the only people who promote themselves and talk about their skills and craft are those who are not good at it. Have you met people like that? Do you believe in that theory?

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When it comes to using social media as an entrepreneur, should you invest your time in growing your presence on Google+?
Google Plus - Is this social networking site going to live or is it another failed project from Google
There are different purposes behind using different social networking websites. But, does Google+ deserve an investment of your time?

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Did you know that your profile picture is the first thing that people like or dislike about you when they see you first time online?
Profile Picture - This Picture Probably Does Not Qualify
Your profile picture is your foremost representative in the digital world. It is the most important aspect of your first impression online. It affects how we are perceived by others.

If your personal branding is important to you, you should pay attention to how you choose your profile pictures on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ or any other website that represents you. Let’s discuss the reasons.
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The success of your email marketing depends on how many people open your email. Obviously there is no point in sending emails to those who don’t even open your emails, right?
Email Open Rates - How Accurate Are These Calculations
Email open rates seem to be an important metric for many internet marketers. In fact, I have been very diligently following email open rates for a long time.

But, it changed after my friend and a fellow entrepreneur, Adrian Jock helped me understand this correctly.

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