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October 24, 2019
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Creating Your Solo Business Support System – #SoloBizChat Recap

Every week on Twitter, we host #SoloBizChat, a weekly chat for solopreneurs, freelancers and solo business owners. This week, we decided to discuss a topic that isn’t often talked about in entrepreneurial circles: the importance of building a support system to handle the loneliness and overwhelm that comes with running […]
October 10, 2019
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5 High Earning Solopreneur Business Ideas

Ready for your jaw to drop? Did you know that 73% of all US-based businesses are solo businesses?   There are 23 million solo businesses (and counting) in the United States. And that’s just in the United States. Solopreneur has become a popular term because there are millions of people […]
October 3, 2019

The Difference Between a Solopreneur, Freelancer and Entrepreneur

Have you ever been at a party and hesitated when someone asked, “So what do you do?” You can’t just say “I’m the boss, applesauce.” [Well,  actually, this is what Edgar says but it might confuse people if you say it!] Do you say, “I work for myself” or do […]
September 24, 2019
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How to Use Social Media to Validate Your Digital Product Idea

Dreaming of launching a course or digital product? Our friends at Podia share an easy 4-step process to validate your digital product idea before you launch. You have an excellent digital product idea. If you could just develop and market it the right way, you know it could change a […]
August 22, 2019
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10 Ways to Grow Your Podcast

You started a podcast! Congratulations! Those first weeks after a launch are exciting and you might be filled with hope. Want to listen to this article as a podcast? Use the player below. But things can slow down a little after that initial launch and it’s common to see your […]
April 18, 2019

How To Measure Social Media Using Google Analytics

If there’s one thing that every entrepreneur knows, it’s that if you are going to put in the work, you need to know what’s working for you. This is especially important if you are a solopreneur because your time is limited so you need to know that you’re spending your […]
March 19, 2019

Anatomy of a Shareable Blog Post

Blogging has evolved over the years. At first, you just needed to have a blog. It really didn’t matter if your blogs were poorly written or functioned only to cram as many keywords in it as possible. Then, you needed to have a quality blog. Search engines began to focus […]
March 5, 2019

Everything You Need To Make Your Next Webinar A Smashing Success

If you have a service based industry or if you sell information products, then there is a great chance that at some point you’ve considered webinars as a marketing tool. Hosting a webinar is a super smart way to build trust with your audience, win over new prospects and convert […]
February 5, 2019
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7 Lessons We Learned Using Instagram For Business

A few months ago, the MeetEdgar team challenged ourselves to improve our strategy for using Instagram for business. We knew that when we released Instagram scheduling for Edgar, we would want to give our users the latest strategies and tactics that really work. 1. Have fun with your brand Every […]
December 4, 2018
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The Holiday Survival Guide for Solopreneurs

The holidays can be a tough season for freelancers and solopreneurs. There’s no paid time off when you work for yourself. Adding the extra holiday expenses and additional social obligations to your already long to-do list might have you a little bit stressed. via GIPHY We know that some things […]
November 15, 2018

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Team Edgar’s Favorites

The big businesses of the world tend to monopolize the headlines and TV ads but small businesses are a huge part of most people’s daily lives. According to the United States Small Business Administration, more than 50% of Americans either own or work for a small business. From the deli […]
November 13, 2018

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: 4 Businesses Crushing It On Social Media

This month is Small Business Saturday and many small businesses are using social media to prepare for the holiday. But not everyone is tweeting their way through the holiday season. We often hear from small business owners that social media is extremely time-consuming and can be difficult for small businesses […]
November 1, 2018

7 Ways to Make the Most of Small Business Saturday

Tis the season for holiday shopping! It’s that blink-and-you-miss-it time of year when calendars fill up with holiday parties and shopping carts are filled with gifts. via GIPHY For businesses, this is one of the busiest times of years and while it may seem like the whole world does their […]
October 1, 2018

Starting An E-Commerce Business: How To Make Your First Sale

You’ve done it. You’ve opened an e-commerce store! You have carefully selected your products. You’ve posted on your Facebook page that your store is open and then…. You wait.  via GIPHY You refresh your Shopify app ten times waiting for the sales to come in. You check to make […]
July 17, 2018

You Might Be Sitting on a Blogging Goldmine – Here’s How to Make Sure It Doesn’t Go to Waste

Imagine, for a minute, a world without reruns. No DVRs, no streaming, nothing – a TV show airs exactly once, and whether you missed it by an hour or by ten years, you’ll never get a chance to see it after that. (Have mercy! Spare us from this vision of […]
May 15, 2018

Do Those Opt-Ins You See Everywhere Actually Work, Or Are They Just Annoying?

Raise your hand if this ever happens to you. (Or don’t. We can’t really tell either way.) You’re cruising around the web, catching up on your favorite blogs, and suddenly, one of these appears: Whether or not you EVER actually click on “Allow Notifications,” you may wonder from time to […]
April 3, 2018

29 Online Business Tools Perfect for Beginners, Experts, and Everyone In-between

No matter the size of your business, you need a reliable arsenal of tools that’ll help you keep it running. (We’re pretty sure we heard the eight-year-olds who run the neighborhood lemonade stand debating the best way to organize their QuickBooks.) Everyone on Team Edgar, from development to writing to […]
January 9, 2018

Behind the Scenes: Creating Your Perfect Home Office with Team Edgar

Every year, more and more people are working from home – and whether you’re an entrepreneur, a freelancer, or someone in a remote company like ours, you know that remote work presents some…unique challenges. (Finding the motivation to change out of yoga pants, for example.) We’ve written before about some […]
October 11, 2017

10 Steal-Worthy Sales Page Strategies for Turning Visitors Into Customers

Some products are just so universally appealing, they practically sell themselves – like a case for your phone, or a blanket with sleeves. Everybody wants it! Everybody needs it. Not everybody has it so easy, though. Some stuff is actually kind of hard to sell online – not because it’s not super […]
September 26, 2017

Are You Limiting Yourself With Your Language? What We Learned From Changing Ours

Language is full of synonyms that can make choosing the right words hard – and your choice of vocabulary often has unintended consequences for your productivity, mindset, and growth. As we’ve worked this year to knock down some internal roadblocks here at MeetEdgar, it’s been easy to grow complacent in […]