Once upon a time, when people wanted to start their own business, they went down to the bank. There was physical space to lease, equipment to buy, and people to hire in order to build a profitable company.
About 20 years ago, the idea of starting a business changed due to the tech startup craze powered by venture capital. Profit wasn’t part of the equation, only insane levels of growth that very few achieved, despite the relentless focus on the relatively few success stories.
During that same time period, however, a third way arose. A way to build a business using the reach of the Internet, the power of technology, and the creativity of entrepreneurs who very much focused on profit, all while mitigating risk with digital business models.
This week, Chris Guillebeau joins us to talk about that third way, or simply what I would call the smarter way:
Down below, find out how to: avoid Zoom bombing, diversify your income, strengthen your writing, create great webinar content, and more. Stay well and have a great week!
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unemployable: curated by kat
How to Protect Your Online Meetings from Zoom Bombing | Small Business Trends
Even if you've been using Zoom for a while now and feel pretty confident about preventing your online meetings from being “Zoom bombed,” it's always smart to err on the side of caution. This article walks you through a few ways to ensure your calls are secure.
7 Strategies For Diversifying Your Income | FreshBooks Blog
Everyone is having to rethink the way they work these days (Serious question: How many times do you think that Ross “Pivot” gif has been circulating the internet over the last few weeks?). This post from FreshBooks talks about the importance of diversifying your income as well as seven great ways of how to do just that.
“But why should readers choose your content over another writer’s work? If you don’t take the time to revise your rough draft in a way that shows you have a solution that isn’t available anywhere else, they won’t.”
The No-Fail Formula for Creating Awesome Webinar Content | Content Marketing Institute
Whether you're prepping to launch your first webinar or if you've done this a time or two before, these no-fail webinar formulas from CMI may come in handy.
This short video shares a few helpful tips that can help you be productive even when your brain is mush. I recently tried #1 and can personally attest to its effectiveness.
Why Interest in Virtual Worlds for Online Collaboration Is Spiking | Singularity Hub
Beyond Zoom, interest in avatar-based virtual worlds and business-specific adaptations of concepts like Second Life is spiking as well. Interesting stuff coming!
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