The (Better Than) Ultimate Strategy to Instagram Domination

“Vanity metrics are the numbers you want to publish on TechCrunch to make your competitors feel bad.” – Eric Ries

You’ve started a company and you KNOW that Instagram is going to be the driving force behind sales and, eventually, the success of your business.

So you post your first image and check back every 15 minutes (we’re being generous on time here) to see how many people have “liked” it or left a half-hearted comment to the tune of “cool feed” (even though you’ve only posted ONCE).

You’ve read about Instagram Strategy, picked your theme, formed the right opt-in Read the rest

Freedom Journal + Strikingly Pro Giveaway

We’re giving away (2) Freedom Journals and a (1) year subscription of Strikingly Pro for FREE to jumpstart your life and business in 100 days!

We’ve partnered with John Lee Dumas of the entrepreneurial podcast, Entrepreneur on Fire, to get your mind right for this “New Year, New You” (but feel free to start earlier)!

John Lee Dumas has created a hard cover planner called, The Freedom Journal, which will help you to accomplish your #1 goal in just 100 days.
It helps you to stay focused on the important tasks and makes you get SPECIFIC and CLEAR … Read the rest

You Don’t Need Another Motivational Quote, You Need A Kick in the Ass



But a few motivational videos are okay. Ha!
But these are a little different.

Last week, you received a blog post on how 31 entrepreneurs found their first 100 customers.
Above all else, you have to appreciate their persistence and their ability to take action.

So for the rest of this month, we’re going to focus on just that: Action.

We all have items on a list we need to check off to feel accomplished for the day. Tasks that will push the needle forward and get us one step closer to where we want to be in … Read the rest

31 Ways to Find Your First 100 Customers


You did it. You finally f***ing did it!

You’ve come up with your business idea and now you’re going to execute, damnit.

You’ve gotten over the doubts, the procrastination, what your friends, your family, your dog will think, and it’s time.

Oh yeah…

So you build your website (using Strikingly’s platform, naturally), post some pictures, spend WAY TOO MUCH TIME tweaking your “About Us” page, and hit “Publish”.

Then you wait for the droves of people to come to your website, and just throw money at you.

I’m here people! I know you’ve been waiting for this for so long,

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