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Nelson Bates
Nelson Bates is a best-selling author, world-famous Internet Marketer and founder of some of the web's most popular websites.
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Hello there, It's been months since I wrote last. I've been passionately working on a new business called The Bonsaiii Company. I'm brimming with enthusiasm to share it with you now. I've just finished new artwork for it—so without further... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2016 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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Two thousand years ago a keen-witted poet named Quintus wrote this phrase.. "Fortis Fortuna adjuvat." or in English.. "Fortune Favors the Bold." About five years ago I heard this same phrase spoken by Michael Caine in his wonderful British accent... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2015 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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This is my latest art piece titled, "The Triumphant Entrepreneur". (The hand is cast-iron after my collaborators own hand.) I hope you enjoy the video. By the way, the video was shot on my iPhone and edited with the free... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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Oct 19, 2014
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My business isn't working, now what? I've tried everything, I've done all I'm supposed to do, ..and it's not working.{said with exasperation} I hear this a lot lately. The Great Recession has made everything a little harder, a little less... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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Four months ago I embarked on an art project called "The Entrepreneur in a Bottle". It started by creating a miniature version of myself in clay and putting it inside a bottle. It represented the feelings I had at the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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Some months back I was standing in a “Michael’s” crafts store feeling so bottled up by a current business problem that I wasn’t even browsing for anything. I was just standing there glassy-eyed. I refocused for a moment to find... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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Building a consistently successful business as an Entrepreneur, essentially boils down to this.. If you're willing to go out and make 99 wrong-turns (give or take a few) in your pursuit of finding the one right one, then you have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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I started BuySellWebsite.com in 2001 as a Classified Ad Marketplace for buying and selling Web businesses. After a few years running it, it became the Web's largest and most-visited marketplace to buy and sell websites, worldwide. (Ranked by Alexa.com) About... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2013 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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In business sometimes it's helpful to view things through a different lens. Instead of asking, which idea will make the most money, sell the most products, or get the most Clicks/Likes/Shares. Try, I hope that's helpful in making your decision. Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2013 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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This little guy stood still long enough to capture a reasonably clear shot. So alien, so beautiful. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2013 at My shots..
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Thank you to everyone who sent me their About.me pages. Some have beautiful photos—some have eloquent writing—and some have both. All are beautiful in their own way. What I keep coming back to with About.me is the elegant simplicity for... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2013 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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If you feel FaceBook, LinkedIn and Twitter are a bit of a mess, then I think you'll be happy to discover the much calmer, more powerful tool that About.me has become. It's a beautifully designed platform to showcase you and/or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2013 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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After attending Tech seminars and Web Business Meetup Groups for years, it's hard not to notice after meeting so many entrepreneurs—that most have become so focused on completing day-to-day tasks (myself included at times) that our collective heads get buried-in-the-sand.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2012 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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I randomly thought up this phrase a few months back and it stuck with me. It's my reminder to spend more time outdoors to refresh the mind. So here's a friendly suggestion to turn off the computer/smart-phone/tv and head outside.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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I'm truly excited to premier the refreshing Summer Campaign video titled.. "Tired of Working For Someone Else?" So what does swimming in a pool with a 'Web Fluent' t-shirt on have to do with Web Business? I'm not sure—it's just... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2012 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
It's been two-and-a-half months since I added two large photographs to the beginning of my Website. The thought was—putting a few real-life, vivid and clear photos up would help better connect with readers and hopefully turn them into buyers. I... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2012 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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I've earned more than a quarter-million-dollars in profit from this one tip. This new 6-minute video explains the technique and is free. The entire Course that includes another video and written details is only $5 through Udemy. I'm also experimenting... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2012 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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A few weeks ago I was contacted by Udemy—an online learning academy—about becoming an Instructor for them. They describe themselves like this.. "Udemy enables anyone to take and build courses online. Our goal is to disrupt and democratize education by... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2012 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
That's a fine compliment Sam. Thank-you!
Just FYI, you're welcome to leave your URL with your comment. I enjoy seeing other entrepreneurs sites.
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Two exciting Premiers today. 1.) The fabulous redesign of WebFluent.Me with compelling photographs and exhilarating music. 2.) The freshly minted, hot-off-the-presses 2012 Expanded Edition of the 'Web Fluent' book in Paperback, Kindle and Nook. I've been having a lot of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2012 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
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The book "Web Fluent: The Faster, Easier Way to Build Your Web Business" has now hit #2 on the Amazon Bestseller List for Web Marketing on Kindle out of more than 2,000 books. It has also hit #1 on Amazon's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2012 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
What I thought I'd do now is show how much traffic(including which keywords) BestWebsite.com receives visitors from. I probably should have done this years ago because it lets you see the results of the techniques I suggest to build a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2011 at Nelson Bates Entrepreneurship Blog.
Hi JKjaer, {Laughing} no testing on animals or children. I certainly recommend printing it and taping it some where you'll see before you work. I would be willing to bet it positively impacts your business in a brilliant way! Hopefully to millionair status. Thanks for the comment, the response has been FANtastic already.