How to Get More Customers (or Subscribers) in Just a Few Weeks for Your Online Business

When I first started blogging and operating a website I thought that simply being online would bring traffic, subscribers and advertising sales.  I had the “build it and they will come” theory.  Obviously, this isn’t how the internet works.  You can’t just build an online store or blog and expect people to start showing up […]

5 Questions to Ask Before Moving Forward with Your Next Business Idea

If you’re entrepreneurial minded, you’re probably constantly thinking of new ideas to start a business or grow your existing business.  I can’t tell you how many business ideas for websites and blogs I’ve come up with in the last 4 years, since starting One Money Design.  I think I’ve started at least 4 others that […]

Get the Most Out of LinkedIn for Your Career & Job Search

A lot of people might say that social media doesn’t play a big part in helping people find jobs.  I tend to disagree.  When I was laid off from my job over 5 years ago, I began using LinkedIn to help me reconnect with people in my professional network that I hadn’t spoken with in […]

Financial Fitness Tips: Merry Christmas, Club Store Shopping, Make Saving Money Easier and More

I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas!  I hope you’ll find the time to relax and enjoy your loved ones and most importantly, celebrate the true meaning of Christmas, our savior, Jesus Christ. With that, I’m going to set a good example of rest and spending time with family by […]

Does Social Media Play an Important Part in Retirement Planning and Personal Finance

3 years ago I would have told you that social media doesn’t have a role in how we manage our finances.  But then again, I didn’t really understand the purpose and value of blogs.  Today, as a personal finance blogger, I believe blogs, Twitter, Facebook and other avenues of social media play an important part […]

Tips to Use Social Media for Customer Complaints

An article from MarketWatch says social media will get you heard and result in some action for your service related issues.  But, it’s not necessarily because of all of your followers and friends that see your complaint.  The author says that people who use social media are much more likely to tell their friends about […]

Groupon & Others Offer Collective Buying Power

One of the best ways I know to spend wisely is to learn about and take advantage of new innovative ideas.  The internet is growing with an enormous amount of exciting tools to help us connect, share ideas, and leverage services that provide value to our everyday life. The Grocery Game For example, The Grocery […]