Did you know that blogging is the best way to build your brand identity? It helps you, not just in reaching out to a maximum number of people, but it is also the most effective way to get your message out to the world.
Essential steps to find time for blogging especially for busy people
Everybody I talk to understands the value of blogging. But, the biggest challenge people have is finding time to actually do it.

Starting a blog is one thing; staying consistent, and continuing to blog regularly, is another. That is where most people give up. In fact, I have seen blogs with good community fade away because the blogger couldn’t keep up.

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Have you noticed a sudden increase in the number of hosting companies offering managed WordPress hosting service?

Premium Fully Managed WordPress Hosting By Krishna World Wide Team

Last week, I was approached by two of my good friends asking me to recommend a reliable WordPress hosting company. Since they were just getting started, I recommended BlueHost to them as a good option for beginners.

However, these people seem to have done their homework before talking to me. So, they asked, “How about going for managed WordPress hosting offered by BlueHost?”

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If you check into your Google Analytics, chances are that your About page (if you have one) is among the top 5 most visited pages on your website.
7 elements of a powerful about us page for your website whether it is personal or business website

Especially, for your first time visitors, it is the most important page. Any new visitor who lands on one of your pages through organic search or any social media channels, it is the About page that they visit next if they like your content.

I have talked about it in the past and I want to talk about it one more time. This time, I want to talk about it in detail because as I was doing analysis of my conversion rate yesterday,  I found something very interesting.

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Did you know that hackers may be trying to consume your server bandwidth and CPU resources at this very moment if you have a WordPress powered website?

lock down WordPress Admin - Protect your website and server resources

Do you have any mechanism to know that someone is trying to get into your website? Do you have any protection mechanism enabled?

You Might Have Heard Of BruteForce Attacks

A large botnet of more than 90,000 compromised servers has been attempting to break into WordPress websites (randomly) by continually trying to get into the WordPress admin dashboard using the default “admin” username and guessing passwords.

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When you think branding, do you think of a logo, an advertisement on TV, radio or on the internet? You are not alone if you do that because branding is yet another misinterpreted and misunderstood  word.
principles of successful brand building for entrepreneurs and companies
Branding is usually identified with the practice of putting a symbol on a thing to indicate ownership. Companies have used their logos on the products they sell and campaigned to imprint their logs in people’s minds.

Do You Need A Logo For Personal Branding?

Recently, a gentleman sent me a review of my blog design and proposed that he could give me a better design and a better navigation for about $500.

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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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