MailerLite In, AWeber Out!

About a year and a half ago, I switched from MailChimp and MailPoet to AWeber. I did so after considering various players in the market such as ConvertKit, Active Campaign, GetResponse, and so on. However, one provider wasn’t examined at the time, MailerLite, who I now use after leaving AWeber. Why the change? I value … 

 

Best Personal Finance Tools for Every Financial Planning Stage

Our finances determine our livelihoods. If you make enough money, you can experience the things you want. For example, having lunch served to you on a yacht while relaxing in the glow of the sun. Fall short of your income, saving, and investing goals, and you’ll likely have to settle for less. The old and … 

 

Six Reasons to Use PayPal

I’ve been using PayPal since 2005, and their platform is essential to my online personal and business activities. Despite having 190+ million active customers, I meet many individuals who still don’t have an account. What Is PayPal? Founded in 1998, PayPal is a worldwide online payments system that supports payments, transfers, and other financial transactions. They … 

 

Say Goodbye to Your Costly “Investment Advisor”

There was a time when investment advisors (IAs) offered reasonable value, but now ninety-nine percent of them no longer do. In fact, investors who still use IAs are throwing away their hard-earned dollars. IAs belong to an age of limited financial information, lack of online services and tools, and few options to invest wisely and … 

 

My Email Marketing One-Two Punch

Do you have an excellent email marketing strategy? I didn’t have one a few months ago which bothered me, so I underwent some serious strategic planning to create the Ali-esque one-two punch I currently have in play. Where I Was I don’t operate a complicated online business, so my email marketing strategy is relatively straightforward. … 

 

Udemy Exposed: Why I Stopped Creating Courses

Udemy is an e-learning marketplace with over 40,000 courses listed in various categories. They launched in 2010 and have since raised over $170M in venture funding. They command a sizable presence in the online course space compared to several of their main competitors. My high hopes for Udemy and online course domination started in October … 

 

Ellevest: Right for Female Investors?

I never became a Sex and the City fan. I watched half an episode to see what all the fuss was about, but it didn’t grab my attention. Still, the series was on target with their message about female empowerment concerning life, relationships, social issues, and so on. Fast forward and America is on the … 

 

Hootsuite vs Buffer: The Better $10 Monthly Investment

Any successful business owner will tell you that having a robust social media presence is essential for expansion and growth. I value social media platforms tremendously such as YouTube and Twitter because of the traffic that flows through them. For example, in one internet minute, close to three million views occur on YouTube while Facebook … 

 

TransferWise: Cheapest Way to Send Money

It’s been more than a year since I’ve been using TransferWise for foreign exchange transactions and sending money abroad. To date, I’ve transferred £24.4K and saved £760. I previously used PayPal to send money but switched after I reviewed their currency conversion fees which are relatively high. I’m very happy with TransferWise and will detail my …