Welcome to the Online Business Roundup at SoloBizCoach.com.  This roundup was created by scouring the web in order to bring you the best articles of the week in Business, Online Business, Blogging, SEO, Careers, Education and Social Media.



Online Business, Business, Marketing, and Internet Marketing

Case Study: How Chris found the confidence to turn down a $100,000 deal – great read for anyone creating a side business

Employee Turned Entrepreneur – Jesse Mecham – I love these employee to entrepreneur stories

How to Launch Your Business While Working Full Time – QA with Tai Goodwin – another great resource for side hustlers

Social Media, Blogging and Writing

How To Improve The Quality of Your Blog Posts By 50% – practical advice for writing better blog posts

How to Get More Facebook Likes for Your Website and Fan Page – step by step instructions with screenshots

The LinkedIn “Hack” – help in making LinkedIn work for you

Blog Checklist: 60 Must-Have Items – a great reference source for bloggers

25 Email Marketing Tips and Tactics – start building your email list

LinkedIn gets more Klout – another collaboration that you can benefit from

How to Retain Your Blog’s Most Active Commenters (and Why I’m a Bad Person) – attract and retain more traffic

How to Create a BRANDED Facebook Page (With Matching Profile and Banner Images) – Pat has some great Facebook advice

How to stay connected when your number of connections grows – practical ways to stay in touch that will not leave you stressed out

Search Engine Optimization

Link Building to Inner Pages at Will – great ways to build more links

The Ultimate Guide to Keyword Research – great guide to keyword research

Intro to Meta Elements: SEO Spider Test and Search Engine Crawler Tool – another great SEO article from Tentblogger

Careers and Education

A Time for Action – advice for the entrepreneur from academia

Blow up traditional careers in favor of bodies of work – another brilliant article from Pam Slim

Average Cost of Law School Tuition- Is it Really Worth it? – great look at the return on investment of law school


How Smart Are We? – thoughts to ponder on

I am always looking for great articles to share.  If you see anything that should be included in the next edition of the Online Business Roundup, please email a link to fred@solobizcoach.com.

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