Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor is a husband and father of two who quit his day job, found work he loves and found a way to do it for a living -- without a college degree and without experience. His blog mikeptaylor.net gives readers a practical guide to finding, starting and growing work they love.
4 Psychological Triggers That Make People Like and Share Content
Social Sharing

4 Psychological Triggers That Make People Like and Share Content

Either they truly support your cause, or they just want to look good.
3 Ways Doing Your Day Job Well Helps Launch Your Dream Business
Starting a Business

3 Ways Doing Your Day Job Well Helps Launch Your Dream Business

Handling your 9-to-5 like a champ will improve the success rate of your startup.
9 Ways to Increase Landing-Page Conversions
Marketing Bootcamp

9 Ways to Increase Landing-Page Conversions

Headlines and visuals rule. Keep your most compelling content 'above the fold' and make your call to action an unmistakable target.
3 Exercises That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur
Health and Wellness

3 Exercises That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

If getting in a morning run meant you'd be more successful, would you do it?
10 Powerfully Persuasive Words Your Customers Want to Hear
Marketing Bootcamp

10 Powerfully Persuasive Words Your Customers Want to Hear

Tell them "guaranteed free exclusive for a limited time" and, just like that, you have a new customer.
3 Startup Fundamentals You Can Bootstrap When You Have No Money
Starting a Business

3 Startup Fundamentals You Can Bootstrap When You Have No Money

Everything you absolutely need to launch online cost nearly nothing except your own effort.
Here's How to Fix That Lonely Wasteland You Call Your Website
Marketing Bootcamp

Here's How to Fix That Lonely Wasteland You Call Your Website

Write, publish, promote, repeat. Strong, relevant content is key.
5 Game-Changing Skills Every Young Entrepreneur Can Master
Young Entrepreneurs

5 Game-Changing Skills Every Young Entrepreneur Can Master

There are a handful of skills necessary to build whatever business you yearn to launch.
3 Things You Must Do Before Creating Supposedly-Valuable Content
Marketing Bootcamp

3 Things You Must Do Before Creating Supposedly-Valuable Content

Do the research required to write something you know will actually move the needle.
3 Signs Your Team Dreads Working For You
Bad Bosses

3 Signs Your Team Dreads Working For You

Are your employees groaning about you behind your back? Here are some ways to stop it.
What to Do When Every New Idea is Already Taken
Ready To Launch

What to Do When Every New Idea is Already Taken

When your big idea has already gone to market, there's only one logical thing to do. Make your big idea bigger and better.