Topic: Online Business (37 articles)


Code or Die: The Future Of Work?

In a new video designed to spread awareness about the importance of teaching people how to code, big promises are being made. Backed up by talking heads such as Zuckerberg, Gates and many more, the basic premise is that coding…

February 27, 2013, by


“Creating your own Job is sexy – and the Internet makes it possible”

Everyone loves the Internet. It’s a place of endless music, streaming movies, research, shopping opportunities and cat pictures. It enables us to talk with people on the other side of the planet at the tap of a finger. In short,…

December 20, 2012, by

Online Business

How The Internet Shortens The Distance Between Learning And Doing

In my grandfather’s time most people used to spend only a few years in school, learning the basics of arithmetic and spelling, before starting to work and learning to make a living. Today we spend more times in schools and…

September 7, 2012, by

Indie Publishing

Not a Game: Being Indie (a movie)

Free to do whatever and whenever you like: it’s everyone’s dream, isn’t it? Whether you’re in publishing, teaching or web design, once you kiss your job goodbye and decide to brave it out alone you will need a different toolkit….

June 24, 2012, by

Online Business

The Key To Online Teaching Business: Paying It Forward

Recently, I’ve been reading Howard Rheingold’s Net Smart, a brilliant book about 21st century online learning, networking and “crap detection”, in short: essential skills for our daily online life and business. And there was one sentence that kept appearing and…

June 21, 2012, by

Hacks & Tutorials

SEO How To: Search Engine Optimization: 5 Simple Tips For Beginners

When I first heard the term SEO (Search Engine Optimization) I had very mixed feelings. Optimizing my site so it shows up better when people search for it? Sure. But so much of what I read online seemed so, well…esoteric….

January 6, 2012, by

Online Business

Advertising Is As Dead As A Doornail, or: How The 99% Actively Created The 1%

According to online statistics the “average American is exposed to over 3,000 ads every day” whereas the average child sees about 40,000 commercials on TV each year with an average of 4 hours of TV programming containing about 100 ads….

October 23, 2011, by

Online Business

5 Ways To Sell Your Digital Goods Online

There used to be a time when the only way to make a living as an author or musician was to go through publishing houses and labels that would help you create the work, package it, distribute it and sell…

September 19, 2011, by

Online Business

The Brightest Minds of My Generation Are Building Fast Food Education Startups

In a recent article on TNW, Chikodi Chima pointed out that the next big thing in Silicon Valley will be a startup Gold Rush around education. Why the sudden interest? Well… The educational pie is enormous, and anyone who can…

July 28, 2011, by

Online Business

Taking A Second Look At The Untapped Employment Potential of The Web

Ever wondered how many people on the planet are online? In 2000 there were 360,985,492 users worldwide. Internet World Stats predicts that in 2011 the number will rise to 2,095,006,005 That’s 2 billion users! What are all those people doing…

July 23, 2011, by

Online Business

Why Blogging Is The Best Way To Boost Your Brand Or Business

In the movie “The Social Network” young Mark Zuckerberg gets dumped by his girlfriend and goes home to publish some pretty rough stuff about her on his blog. According to the real Zuckerberg, none of this is true but the…

July 1, 2011, by

Online Business

5 Simple Steps to Increase Your Audience Through Better Design

“I’m just not creative, you see?” Have you ever heard someone say: “I’m not creative.”? What does that actually mean? If you dig deeper you might find answers like “I have no imagination.” – “I’m a structural person”  or: “I’m…

June 15, 2011, by