Entrepreneurship is a Lottery of Efforts

When we can get something in return for our efforts, we are usually motivated to do it. If I tell you that you have to do a certain work for 30 days, I will give you X amount of money in return, you would usually take it if the money is good enough. One of the reasons why there are a very few entrepreneurs and a large number of people who work for entrepreneurs is because most of the people out there are uncomfortable with investing time, energy and money into something that might or might not give returns. The …

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The Power of Content Marketing

Well, content is the centre of the marketing-verse. Without content, you can’t do marketing on any channel. Content forms the foundation of every marketing campaign. Humans are much more advanced than other species because we can communicate. Everyone does one-to-one communication but one-to-many communication is a skill that you can develop and that’s what makes you a good marketer. Today, with the power of the internet, I can make a 5 minute video, or write a 500 word blog post and if the content is really outstanding, it can reach millions of people across the globe. In this blog post, …

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You Can’t Build a Profitable Startup Without Debt

Money is one of the most important things to think about when building a startup. For many entrepreneurs, it is an emotional topic. As soon as we bring up the concept of money, people get uncomfortable. One of the reasons why people focus so much on vanity metrics in startups like reach, followers, page views, brand value, marketshare and so on is because they are not comfortable talking about money. Money takes you on a date with reality and people resist it. To be brutally honest, the only metric that matters for a startup is its finances. Revenue, profits, investment …

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An Interview with Anil Agarwal from BloggersPassion.com

I owe a great part of my career’s success to blogging. Blogging has literally changed my life and you can learn more about it on my TEDx talk about blogging. Just like me, there are other experts too who started out as a blogger and have been really well for themselves. Today I will be interviewing Anil Agarwal, who is an experienced and consistent blogger. He has shown that you can make a full time income with blogging. Let’s hear it a from Anil and get to know about his blogging journey. Deepak: For our readers can you tell a …

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Be Open to Opportunities and Connect the Dots Backwards

I’m a guy who advocates thinking big and having intimidating dreams. However, if you get too fixated at your dreams and goals, you might be hurting yourself. Its common among entrepreneurs to have an obsession towards dreams and goals. If the obsession is not balanced, it might hurt your chances of achieving your dreams. It is important to introspect because you might be over-obsessed without realizing it. When you develop an unhealthy obsession towards your goals, you become narrow minded. You choose a path and get fixated on it. You might still be making progress, but you might be in …

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