Are YOU A Social Entrepreneur?
Are you seeking your spiritual niche? A Social Entrepreneur seeks to better the conditions we all live in without focusing on just making a dollar. I call these people who are seeking to find ways to improve lives, living conditions while creating viable solutions to social problems spiritual/social entrepreneurs. A spiritual/social entrepreneur breaths life into their vision FOR THE GREATER GOOD! They seek to aid and assist, to uplift, not “take.” They do this not for personal wealth, fame or fortune, though many who travel this path get ALL this and the grace that comes from assisting others. It is in this spirit that I share some of the resources that have helped me share my messages to the world!
Please read this article from The Daily Good – 5 Insights From Social Entrepreneurs
While this is not a Resource, it is an example of social entrepreneurship at it’s best. Please take a few minutes to check out what the founder of 5 Hour Energy is working on for the world!
Billions In Change - Clean Water, Free Electricity and a healthier you!
Hover is my preferred domain name provider. WHY? Customer Service! Their customer service is awesome! When it is not, they work twice as hard to make it right. I have used Hover since 2004-10 years. Their prices are competitive and their customer service is unmatched! Please check them out if you are thinking about a new site and need a domain name!
SEO is all the rage right now. I recently checked out one of those “build your website for FREE” services offered on TV. The first indication of price should be TV! However, FREE is always compelling. Don’t be fooled. They charge a set up fee and monthly fees ranging from just under $100 to well over that per month to maintain. The “secret” is SEO – Search Engine Optimization.
Be Smart – Get Squirrly for the low cost of $19.95/month (or FREE), you can optimize up to 7 Word Press sites. The catch is WP. However, they are working on expanding their reach. Are you currently writing your own blog posts of if you plan to, Squirrly offers an easy, peasy way to SEO every article and every page. Just follow the green boxes! Please check it out if you are just a little interested. They also offer a FREE option, that does have a limited usage factor. What I can personally tell you is my traffic has picked up considerably in just the last 30 days (which is how long I have used Squirrly). One of the perks about Squirrly is their “Action Plan.” Your signup will generate almost a week’s works of actionable tasks to improve your site’s readability and rankings. These lessons are offered FREELY and are chock full of resources. Their customer service is personal and excellent. I highly recommend!
One of the Squirrly suggestions was to create more “backlinks” by adding your site to reputable (reputable being the code word here) sites. I dutifully did as instructed and found Active Search Results. When I started online 10 years ago, it was so easy to be ranked, the competition to be “found” was not as fierce as it is now. I have forgotten some of the lessons I learned a decade ago and really appreciate the schooling.
When your site is live, make sure you have investigated and added your site to the many sites available to assist in getting you the traffic you deserve. Check out ASR soon!
Add Your Web Site To ASR
As I discover/remember additional resources for social entrepreneurs, I will share them with you. There is a hosting company I need to add and will do so in the next few days. If YOU have any resources you are currently using, please SHARE! Contact me directly and I will be happy to add!
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Michelle D. Smith is a visionary and spiritual gladiator seeking to share awareness with many. She is a published author who writes a relationship column for Black Refer.com.The different niches for each site allow her to reach a variety of people to amuse, entertain and inspire.
Her self published book, My Life As A Mermaid was selected for inclusion in the Baltimore County Public Library's Local Author collection!