Greetings from KL!
Advice I can share on starting up is you want to start small.
An app will be more difficult to pull off at first because there are so many variables involved, cost in development and marketing the app alone is a major problem.
Ecommerce is easier because you don't have to...
For your first 1-2 businesses you want to focus on one.
Building your business will take more time and effort than you can imagine.
After you have successfully got your business running and it's consistent then you can maybe do more at the same time.
Some people love to create and want to...
I started writing my startup story online to improve my writing, get feedback and possibly inspire people.
Here is a snippet and link to the full article at the bottom.
Appreciate your honest feedback, what do you think? what would you do differently?
Full post here: Zero to One...
I am working on a service to help e-commerce businesses convert more visitors into customers without additional advertising.
I understand e-commerce businesses go through these stages:
2. Launch, no traffic
3. Launch, no sales
4. Launch, sales and want to grow
As you are doing/want to do e-commerce you might me in one of these stages:
2. Launched, no traffic
3. Launched, no sales
4. Launched and doing sales
Which stage are you in now?
What are the difficulties you face?
What do you wish was available to help you?
As a freelancer you might be worried about the market being saturated and not sure how to improve your freelancing career.
I want to share my top 3 advice which can help you get more clients and keep working with them for longer.
The advice is aimed at web development/design but...
Maybe you have been seeing Quora around recently as it appears in search results for your questions.
It's a platform where you can ask and answer questions, there's different topics you can follow and all kinds of people there.
I am finding it useful to meet people and get visits...
Framework for building a website:
1. Pick software (CMS - content management system)
Depends on your needs, are you focused on e-commerce or content?
If e-commerce you are looking for an e-commerce CMS (ex: Magneto, Prestashop)
If content you are looking for a content CMS (ex: WordPress...
Attempts to cold email slow websites all failed.
There were not many attempts (~10) but they never reply, it could be the approach.
I tried by sharing with them that I am working on a new service that helps their website and attached report of their website with recommendations on what can be...
I am working on something similar (website maintenance) while offering speed optimization within the maintenance.
The issue is people are not looking to speed up their website because they don't even know it is slow or it can go faster.
The ones that do know will outsource the work to a...
Hope all is well!
Stumbled on this amazing service called Hotjar.
They allow you to:
1. Record user sessions as they browse your website (see exactly what users are doing, what issues they might be facing, are they really following your website as intended)
2. Setup funnels
Found this interesting article today: https://copyhackers.com/2014/01/conversion-copywriting-hacks/
It talks about getting the perfect headline by asking users to fill in the blanks of what they are looking for among other tips backed by case studies.
They talk about another...
Like you I thought of quitting and going on a trip maybe where there's a lot of nature to explore but need to be working now, can't take that kind of trip just yet.
Try to fix it by changing your diet and routine first, I can't believe it has worked for me - my fingers were swollen and it was...
Update on my RSI (Tendonitis):
- It's been getting better and better now, it's a mixture of:
# Fixed posture by using:
Roost Stand for my laptop: https://www.therooststand.com/
Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard
Kensington Trackball mouse
- Less typing on my phone, I try to do most the typing using...
Check out Dr McDougall, he has case studies of curing deadly "incurable" diseases using only a change in diet: