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Blog Archive


Thursday, January 20, 2011

Is Your Business Blog Making These 10 Deadly Mistakes

After reading the checklist I see how easy it is for a new blogger to lose hope and pack it in. I know this because, being a beginner myself I have often wondered what I'm doing wrong. The decision to start blogging came naturally when I realised I needed a place to put down my thoughts in a way that my clients would find useful. With the availability of numerous free applications that will automatically tweet your blog post and update your facebook status for you, blogging became the logical starting point for me to tap into social media. Now all I need to do is learn how to make this blog more effective.

This months 'To Do' list

This month I will work on creating stronger headlines and making my blog more scannable.

See here for the full article from Entrepreneur.com

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

It may be small but SME owners must keep their house in order

The value of keeping good records can't be emphasized enough. If I had a shilling for every time I've said this to my friends who run small businesses I'd have a drawer full of coins. What I'd do with a drawer full of coins is a mystery but this article from the Business Daily is just plain common sense. It may be small but SME owners must keep their house in order

Thursday, January 13, 2011

How big is HUGE

Seeing attached stats helped me to put some perspective on kenyan stats. FYI total registered .ke domains as at Jan 13th were only 15,438 while kenyan facebook users at the last count were around 1.1 Million. Don't do the math if you're fond of comparisons. At least it gives some idea of how much more room there is for us to grow. I think 2011 will be a great year for internet related business. Royal Pingdom » Internet 2010 in numbers

Get ready to make some money trading in .KE domains

This post by Moses suggests that 2011 could see the kindling of an aftermarket for .KE domain names. Already we know what happened in 2009 when certain speculators invested in 100's of domain names only to let them lapse as if on second thoughts. As an entrepreneur with an ear close to the ground, it will pay to watch the space closely. Kenya is on the cusp of a local .KE domain aftermarket. | Moses Kemibaro

Thursday, January 6, 2011

They don't call it the school of hard knocks for nothing

Serial entrepreneur Neil Patel shares his experiences. What is remarkable is that he did all this in the span of only 2 1/2 years. The lack of appetite for the risks associated with start-ups among Kenya's high net worth individuals is really holding us back! What can we do to loosen their purse strings. Anyway see what Nel has to say in What I Learned About Entrepreneurship Through 15 Angel Investments

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