First of all a blog post is just an article which appears on a blog. Like this one that you’re reading right now.
It is designed to inform, inspire, educate or entertain it’s readers, or to promote a product or service that you may have or want to recommend.
This particular post is going to be educating you. It is going to be teaching you exactly how to write a great blog post from scratch. You will learn something from it and so I consider it to be educational. I hope it is a little inspirational too though.
The read time of this post is around 10 mins. Short on time? Listen to the podcast instead.
I hope you
said yes because in this post I am going to be talking about the different ways
of learning the business know-how that you will need. It is this knowledge and
the skills that you develop as a result that will help you to build a really
successful business and start making a living as a business owner.
But, before we start talking about business matters and how to attract customers to your blog, I want to talk to you about something that involves you personally that might affect your chances of becoming the successful business owner that you want to be and have the business that you love.
“Success is simple. Do what’s right, the
right way, at the right time” Arnold H Glasow
Okay, so you thought you’d
become a business owner. You’ve done loads of research, read lots of different books
from lots of different authors and learnt one lesson from all of them – you can
make it as a small business owner.
Have you ever wondered why
most new businesses fail?
What I’m going to talk about in this post will probably make you feel a little uncomfortable, and maybe a little annoyed, as it will definitely make building a successful business a longer process for you. But I guarantee that if you take the advice within it, you will have a successful business that is both attracting new customers AND making money for you much faster!
Okay, let’s explore some of the reasons why most brilliant new businesses fail.
This last year has been great for me. I have had a chance to try out a new business model and it worked!
I took on a training room on a years contract and it was a very scary decision as I wasn’t sure it was going to pay for itself let alone make me money. It worked out though, in fact much better than I had thought, but here’s the kicker…