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Is Multiple Streams of Income for You?

multiple streams of incomeMultiple streams of Income?  There are many sides to this argument and some are very strongly if favor of and just as many as are not.  I think that most would agree that it depends on you, your interests, abilities, investment and many other qualities.

There are a lot of ways to increase your income and set yourself up for success. One of them is to find ways to create multiple streams of income. What that means is that you have different ways to bring in income that don’t depend on each other. For example, you may provide a service, sell a product, host paid mastermind groups, create an inner circle, provide coaching and more. There are many things you can do that will enable you to bring stability to your income so that you don’t have all your eggs in one basket. [Read more…]

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Seniors Guide to the Exercise Habit

exercise for seniorsThe purpose of this blog is focused on the business of online marketing.  An internet marketer by definition would be sedentary lifestyle,  always glued to a chair staring at a computer screen right!  So a category for fitness fits right in.  And, because I have started talking about Internet Marketing for Seniors a few articles on fitness and health is a good idea.

The term “senior citizen” can vary in meaning depending on who you’re talking to. If you are in your 60s, 70s, or 80s, you have reached a senior position as far as age is concerned. As you age, you naturally lose muscle mass and strength. In order to enjoy this special time of your life to your fullest, exercise can be a way to regain your physical strength, mobility and independence.  Since I am celebrating my birthday this week and fit the in the senior position, this is as much for me as for you. [Read more…]

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IM For Seniors and Finding Your Niche

finding your nicheYou may have become an expert at a particular topic such as Golf, Travel, Crafts or Traveling by the time you retire so you may know what you enjoy doing.

Imagine turning your lifelong passion into a profit-churning business and money-making opportunity on the Internet.

Blogging, affiliate marketing, creating digital courses and many more ideas are waiting for you to help others learn what you already know.  That gives you an advantage over most people in building a business online. [Read more…]

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WordPress Plugins to Increase Traffic

increase your speedIf you publish your content using WordPress, there are two plugins you should seriously consider using, if you aren’t already – WordPress SEO by Team Yoast and Comment Luv. In fact, WordPress SEO by Team Yoast should be considered a compulsory essential plugin – along with your Akismet spam filter!

This plugin does ninety-percent of your SEO work for you – SEO being, as you know, search engine optimization. It allows you to quickly enter keywords, as well as your powerful Title and Description, in an easy-to-fill-out form for each individual post. It also provides powerful behind-the-scenes optimization. [Read more…]

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How to Create a Profile That Rocks!

profiles that rockToday, a social media profile can either make you or break you. If you haven’t given a lot of thought to your profiles, then it’s time to pay attention to them. Most people, before following, liking, or friending you on social media will click and look at your profile to ensure that you’re the type of person they want to follow.  For many people this is hard to do because they do not want to look like they are bragging.  Because a person’s profile is very important to their business the right approach is highly valuable.  Remember the first impression counts.

Not only that – potential clients, customers, and employers look at social media profiles to determine whether or not they want to do business with you. Thankfully, it’s not that hard to make a good profile and you can use components of any profile on one social media network, tweak it and use it on another. After all, you want your profiles to be cohesive across all channels. [Read more…]

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Retrain Your Brain

retrain your brainIt’s easy for seniors to get into a negative mindset that prevents them from keeping up with the world, getting things done and enjoying life to the fullest. They may think they’re too tired, too old or just don’t have the skills necessary to embrace a can do mindset.  You can embrace a positive mindset but you have to go against the mindset that most people believe about themselves as they get older.

Retirement sometimes makes couch potatoes of seniors who can still make a difference, but are afraid to try. It’s true this is a fast-changing world and new skills are necessary to do almost anything – for the young or the old.  I know that I find myself falling into “I’m too old to keep up”, but that is not true, because I have what I did not have as a young man, and that is experience, been there and done that and can know that I can learn new things. [Read more…]

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Typical Challenges for Senior Entrepreneurs

im for seniorsSenior entrepreneurs often begin their online journey out of necessity. Perhaps they involuntarily lost their jobs through no fault of their own or had to retire on a savings that’s totally inadequate for today’s cost of living.  There is also a group of seniors that are ready to retire but not ready to quit life.  They are still curious about life and eager to remain active.

There are certain challenges in building a business on the ‘net that are unique to some seniors. One problem is that many seniors don’t know or understand the intricacies of the new computer technology. They may flounder or become discouraged as they try to learn.  Using computers are second nature to many that have grown up with technology and are not intimidated at all.   [Read more…]