When building – whether it is a blog or an app or a startup – it is easy to be swayed by the most vocal opinions. However, as an entrepreneur, developer or other builder, note that there is a often a big difference between the most vocalised opinion and the most widespread opinion. You see, that an opinion is the loudest in the public space does not mean that it is the one that is…"To improve your blog, app or business, Data is everything"
Recently, I came across a term, “curse of knowledge”, and guys, it is totally a thing. Remember those awful days in class where your lecturer or teacher knows his subject to the core, yet is absolute rubbish when it comes to teaching it? Yep, that’s the curse of knowledge. This weirdly named phenomenon is described as a situation where an individual is unable to ignore the knowledge they have that others do not have. In…"The curse of knowledge"
Yours truly happens to run a few high profile content websites, including MobilityArena.com, CP-Africa.com and this one, HouseOfMo.com, among others.. Every now and then, my team is contacted by one media agency or the other who want to send in marketing content to be published on one of those sites. Of course, if you are promoting your client’s product in an article, you should be paying the publisher. My team received one such request recently.…"How to get your article published on any blog (Attn: media agencies)"
If you are a webmaster or blogger, two things about your website that must interest you are the 1) look and 2) functionality. Aesthetics (the look and feel) is wonderful. Extra functionality is also beautiful. But perhaps sometimes, fussing over these things too much may harm your efforts at succeeding in digital publishing. Here are a some bits of information that you may find useful. Something as simple as a design change can result in…"Bloggers and webmasters: Four (4) lessons from Linda Ikeji’s Blog"
HumanIPO has announced that they will be publishing their last post on the 15th of January 2015 because they have been unable to “build sufficient amount of traffic to make it an interesting business to continue.” Running a tech platform in these parts is still a dangerous and uncertain business venture. If you are doing it as a hobby, that’s a different ball game. But as a business? Hellish is the word. Every year, one…"HumanIPO shuts down January 15"