5 Business Predictions for 2023 Following the Downward Spiral in Tech

In 2022, one share of Meta Platforms Inc, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, was traded at $378. Less than two months in, the technological juggernaut collapsed to under $89 a share — reaching the trading levels of 2015. But, Meta is not alone. The Nasdaq 100 took a 38% hit from its peak. Layoffs have followed suit across the titans of technology — with tens of thousands of employees losing jobs across Meta, Amazon, Microsoft, and Twitter alone. Heading into 2023, the future is tumultuous. What geoeconomic changes are about to resurface in the new year? Dive… Continue Reading

Top 26 of My Most Recommended Newsletters

I have been asked by many of my followers and business associates about my most recommended newsletters and every time, I take delight in sharing my list. Whenever I recommend, you are guaranteed that I only recommend what I read on a regular basis. After all, we cannot give what we do not have. :)  Each week, more and more newsletters get added to my list ( I even just signed up for 3 more newsletters as of this writing!) I also maintain a newsletter of my own wherein I faithfully release my latest resources and the most important articles… Continue Reading

Acquiring Digital Properties: Why, What, and Where to Buy

Today, we are discussing acquiring digital properties: WHY, WHAT, and WHERE to buy.  I have been buying digital properties, websites, SaaS platforms, e-commerce applications, content publishing websites, and so forth, for the past nine years. Some of these properties that I buy are very cheap ranging from a few hundred bucks to a couple of thousands. Buying digital properties has definitely been one of the endeavors that I have been enjoying quite a lot. Some of those deals have actually turned into great opportunities for the business or just tangible investments that have actually led me to tap additional skills,… Continue Reading

8 Crucial Business Skills to Weather the Recession Storm

The current decade has been turbulent at best, challenging business paradigms, industrial practices, and biological presumptions across the planet. It begs the question: What is the successful route to developing resilient business skills for the years to come? From a global pandemic ranking near the Spanish Flu of 1918-1920 to worldwide lockdowns suffocating the travel and hospitality industries, through an overnight transition to remote work, a massive bump of cryptocurrencies, a housing market growing like crazy from Hong Kong to San Francisco to a global crash in 2022, businesses definitely had to endure a lot. Back to The Global Recession… Continue Reading

Best 100+ Blog Niche Ideas That Are Guaranteed to Be Popular

Are you thinking about how to start blogging for money? To help you get started without wasting any time, here’s a list of 100+ profitable blog niches to make money. Most people who want to make money online stumble upon the thought of starting a blog. But gradually, when they are getting into it, they are stuck on the very first thing about what blog niche they must choose to write upon. Do you have the same questions as these: What types of blogs make the most money?What are the top blog niches?How do I start a profitable blog to… Continue Reading

How to Make Money Blogging for Beginners (10 Success Stories of Bloggers)

There are thousands of ways to make money online but making money by blogging is one of the most preferred and proven methods to generate income. If you are blogging for money (that you should be—eventually) and have not yet discovered the actual ways to see money coming into your account, then you are in need of some real ways that you can copy and incorporate into your blogging strategy. Have you ever searched on the web for "how to make money online for beginners"? You will most likely end up with some copy-pasted ideas, but the real problem with… Continue Reading

17+ Experts Suggest 3 Blogging Mistakes Bloggers Always Make and How to Fix Them

Blogging is one of those areas that is always “about to die” but never lets go. As my agency profiles in high-scale WordPress projects and WordPress is built on PHP, I’ve spent the past decade listening about the decay of both technologies… And yet, PHP is the most widely used programming language with 79% adoption on the web and 43% of all websites out there are built on WordPress. So, if you keep hearing that blogging is dead… Then it’s probably on the rise! I’ve approached some expert bloggers and asked them to list common blogging mistakes that beginner bloggers… Continue Reading

10 Reasons Your Business Needs Core Values

I’ve been quoted in hundreds of roundups on all sorts of management and leadership questions—from ways to build resilience (Forbes) through identifying toxic cultures (Inc) to warning signs for new hires (Small Business Trends). While looking for the “Philosopher’s Stone” (or the next “Golden Rush”) is a normal human trait, there’s a deeper problem to identify first.   There Are Endless “Right” Answers When I speak about company culture, management traits, or building effective teams, I always refer to the ideal individuals as “proper human beings”. My definition is broad, but it taps into core principles such as honesty, integrity, passion,… Continue Reading

11 Better Ways to Manage Teams Without Tedious Meetings

As a firm evangelist of the values of asynchronous communications, I’m strongly opinionated when it comes to meetings. Meetings are not all evil. I’ve covered some workarounds for meetings (when necessary) and several reasons to set up a meeting. But beyond that, meeting creep is so prevalent—especially in the context of remote/hybrid environments—that productivity and work satisfaction are almost non-existent right now.  According to a study led by Microsoft, virtual meeting hours increased by 252 percent. As a result, today’s experts (including me), are full of suggestions for improving meetings or simply how to avoid them. I have two businesses… Continue Reading

22 Ways to Have More Energy (And Boost Your Efficiency)

Resilience is among the mandatory traits for career growth. Regardless of whether you're striving to be an exemplary entrepreneur or grow the career ladder across management and director tiers, sustaining loads of work, weekend deliveries, flying from a tradeshow to an event with high velocity is a prerequisite to building high-performing teams. But maintaining these levels of pressure and both physical and mental load is not an easy feat. Just as the best athletes invest a ton in their physical conditioning, you have to ensure that your body, mind, and spirit work as efficiently as possible, and push them through… Continue Reading