Author Archives: Ray Wampler

Test Your MVP Before it Exists

How minimal can your Minimal Viable Product be? You may think that you need to create a completely functional product before you can get feedback, but you can launch faster than you think. Large corporations will usually hire a research firm to do a focus group when products are in the early stage of development. […]

Welcome to Lean Business Startup

This blog is for people who wish to start or grow a business using lean methods. What is Lean methodology? Toyota. Lean manufacturing was developed after World War II by Taiichi Ohno for Toyota Motors with the idea of increasing efficiency by reducing waste and integrating continuous improvement. Lean ideas have spread into many industries, […]

Can You Become an Internet Millionaire?

Have you thought about all the people who have made fortunes on the Internet and asked, “Why not me?”  After all, some of the richest people in the world made their fortunes through software and the Internet: Rank Name Net Worth Source 1 Bill Gates $75 B Microsoft 5 Jeff Bezos $45.2 B Amazon.com 6 […]

How to get rich in one step

Do you want be rich beyon d your wildest dreams?  Live in a big, beautiful house in the And it’s esier  neighborhood?  Drive a luxury car? Travel the world in first class style?  Never worry about money again?  You can do so.  And it’s easier than you think.  You don’t have to follow a 100 […]

Making Mobile First

Mobile First allows software developers and web designers to write their code once and run it everywhere: Desktop web application Android Phone or Tablet Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod Most other devices that can run web applications Time to Pivot I had taken a break from my blog series, SEO Step by Step, because I did […]

SEO Step-by-Step: Target Each Keyword Phrase

dbEasy Ranked #1 in Google I’m so excited!  I checked Google today and our new page is now the #1 ranked site in Google Search results when you search for the full page meta-title: “online form and survey builder tool lets you create web forms for registration, satisfaction surveys, poll, and questionnaires.” We are now […]

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SEO Step-by-Step: Incorporate your keywords into your page content

This is part 5 in my series on Search Engine Optimization Introduction Learning from your competition Use Keyword Analytics to calculate the most profitable keywords Incorporate your keywords into your page Incorporate your keywords into your page content (this post) Link from your social media accounts  (coming soon – subscribe to be notified) Use social bookmarking to increase your ranking (coming […]

SEO Step-by-Step: Incorporate Your Keywords into Your Page

This is part 4 in my series on Search Engine Optimization Introduction Learning from your competition Use Keyword Analytics to calculate the most profitable keywords Incorporate your keywords into your page (this post) Incorporate your keywords into your page content (coming soon – subscribe to be notified) Link from your social media accounts  (coming soon – subscribe to be […]

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SEO Step-by-Step: Use Keyword Analytics to Calculate the Most Profitable Keywords

This is part three in my series, SEO step-by-step. We’ve now covered the first two steps of optimizing your site for top search engine results: Start with your own initial list of keyword search phrases, thinking of what your customer would enter when looking for a site like yours Enter these search phrases into Google […]

SEO step-by-step: Learn from your competitors

This is part 2 in the series, SEO Step-by-Step. You want people to find your website when they search Google.  Or, perhaps a better way to put it would be that you want potential customers to find your website when they are searching for what you have to offer.  That’s a business owner’s dream, to […]