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Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

Guest Writer / Founder of Gazellish.com WordPress training, content contributor at Digium, Inc.

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.

Storytelling

5 Places to Use Storytelling in Your Marketing to Drive Sales

Humans are wired for story. The customers you attract that way bring their trust and loyalty, causing you to live happily every after.
Business Moving Forward

5 Steps to Finding Stability as a Freelancer

Getting your first few clients starts the momentum you need.
Customer Relationship Management

4 Simple Ways to Communicate Better With Your Customers

Customer experience is critical. Getting it right is more than just a tech fix, success extends to the very language you use.
Customer Engagement

How to Get 500 Supporters for Your Next Business Idea

Find an audience before you invest time, money and energy.
Overtime

Studies Show Working Overtime Is Basically Pointless

Opportunity does sleep, and it also takes needed breaks.
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.
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.
Increasing Conversions

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.
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?
Marketing

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.
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.
Websites

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

Write, publish, promote, repeat. Strong, relevant content is key.
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.