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Do you really need a technical co-founder?

Looking for a technical cofounder for your startup? Here are 7 reasons why you may not need one.

Increasingly, non-technical founders are launching their startups without the help of a dedicated technical co-founder. Online tools and services have made it remarkably easy for non-technical startup founders to start an online business. The help of a dedicated technical co-founder is not always necessary. This trend is often called the “no code”/”low code” movement – the phenomenon where first time non-technical entrepreneurs are able to bootstrap a startup, using little (low) to no code.

WordPress - How many plugins are too many?

How many plugins is too many for your WordPress website?

Generally 10-15 plugins are enough for some websites to meet their needs. This is particularly true for inexperienced website administrators who need simpler websites. It is common for bigger websites to use 40 or more plugins, but they are often maintained by experienced engineers. Theoretically, you could install hundreds of plugins, but we highly recommend keeping the number below 40.

Alternatives to Kindle for ebook distribution

Distributing your eBook : What are the top alternatives to the Kindle store

It is always best to have alternatives to protect yourself from being over reliant on a single source of income. While Kindle is still a giant in the eBook space, you don’t want to bet your writing career on one channel. Successful writers think in the medium to long term, and build multiple sustainable distribution channels.

Wix vs WordPress vs Shopify vs Gumroad vs Squarespace - Which website platform is the best for eBook businesses?

What is the best website platform for eBook writers – Wix, Squarespace, WordPress, Shopify or Gumroad

As an eBook author it is critical for you to have a website to sell and promote your titles. For someone not familiar with the website, blogging & ecommerce space, it can be overwhelming on which platform to choose. Wix, WordPress, Squarespace, Shopify or Gumroad – all these platforms are very popular and offer tremendous value for money. While they all have their strengths and weaknesses, some are clearly better than others. We are going to help you choose the one that suits your needs the best.

Pirates model for marketing funnels

Startups, here is why you need a marketing funnel before you launch your product.

For startups to succeed, they must find a way to build a solid distribution channel. Not spending enough time building a distribution will eventually lead to unsustainable marketing costs. You don’t want to wait for your product to launch. If you are working on launching your application or product, you should already be prioritizing building your funnel.

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How To Safely Install WordPress Plugins

Installing and uninstalling WordPress plugins is easy. Plugins and powerful, and the combination of “easy” and “powerful” can be a recipe for disaster. Here is our guide to safely install WordPress plugins.

The Six Critical Features Every eBook Website Needs

The Six Critical Features Every eBook Website Needs

A website allows you to connect the dots of your online presence together. Your website will be the main place for hosting your blog and content. It is common for readers to visit your website, looking to buy and download your eBook. Your website, if setup properly, will be your most useful marketing tool.

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5 Critical Features Every Affiliate Marketing Website Needs.

Affiliate marketing is one of the most widely adopted online business models. All affiliate marketing websites require some key features to succeed. Here are the 5 critical features we believe every affiliate marketing website needs.