Cynthia Minnaar

Online Business Ideas Blog

Cynthia Minnaar welcomes you to Cyns-Home-Biz.com Online Business Ideas Blog, where you will find online business and internet marketing articles, as well as resources to help you start, promote and build a profitable home business online.

online business opportunities that provide training10 years ago I was earnestly searching through the many online business opportunities that you find on the internet, as I needed to find a way to replace my salary.  I could see the writing on the wall regarding my job and I needed to find an alternative source of income quickly.

As a newbie in those days, of course I got excited when I thought I had found the right opportunity.  Only disappointment would set in after I had signed up.  In the Member’s or Affiliate area I would find a section for referrals, commissions, a variety of banners in different sizes and my affiliate url.  That was it. There was no section explaining what I had to do to get referrals or how to market my affiliate url.  I was stumped having never done internet marketing before and so I would go in search of another opportunity only to encounter the same problem again and again.

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Ybuilding an online home businessou are probably wondering what ants have to do with building an online home business!

Building a successful home business online takes perseverence, determination and the “never quit” attitude.  Have you ever studied how ants go about their business on a daily basis?  There certainly is a similarity!

Jim Rohn wrote a wonderful article entitled “The Ant Philosophy” which I am sure is an inspiration to many people and will hopefully inspire you too: Read the rest of this entry

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Is this what you have been looking for?

start an online businessLet me ask you a question…

Are you trying to start an online business…?

If so, let me know if this sounds like you:

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internet technical termsI know when I first started working on the internet I got totally confused with all the different internet technical terms. At times I felt I was in a foreign land where I didn’t understand the language being spoken and sometimes became really frustrated. I was totally lost when I came across words like Error 404, 301 Redirect, Alt Text, RSS Feed, DNS, etc.. etc.

We all misinterpret some of the techy terms floating around web and product design nowadays — but now more than ever, marketers need to be familiar with this vocabulary so we can communicate better with our IT, web design, or product development departments.

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8 Formulas On How To Write A Tweet

How To Write A Tweet

Not sure what to tweet on Twitter? If you’re just getting started or have been on Twitter for a while but feel that you haven’t really gotten anywhere with it, it can be hard to know what exactly what will make your followers engage with you. 

It can be really confusing when you first get started on Twitter.  To get the most out of your Tweets you need to learn about things like hashtags, Twitter handles, what abbreviations to use, etc., etc.

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blog commentsIf you are new to Blogging it’s understandable that you would get really excited when you see people leaving comments on your posts. But are those genuine comments or are they comments left by spammers? Are you approving spam comments? It is hard to know what to do when you first get started.

In January I posted about “Which Blog Comments Should You Delete”  which provided useful information to help you determine whether the comments were legitimate or spam.

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Twitter Tips! Discover What Does NOT Work

Twitter tipsTwitter is one of the social media platforms that I am sure most of you are involved with.  Tweeting here, Tweeting there, Tweeting everywhere, in the hope of building your online business!

However, are you sure that what you are doing on Twitter actually works?  I came across a very interesting article written by Ginny Soskey entitled ““11 Twitter “Tips” and “Tricks” that Don’t Actual Work“.  The title alone made me really curious and made me want to read it to find out more and I felt it was worthwhile sharing this on my blog. Read the rest of this entry

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generating website leadsAre you frustrated at the lack of leads being generated from your website?  I came across a very informative article on the HubSpot Blog written by Diana Urban entitled “Not Generating Enough Leads From Your Website?  Here are 7 Easy Fixes” which gives you great tips for generating website leads.

 

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