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5 Must-have Plugins for Creating an Effective Sales Funnel!

Image source: Google Solopreneurs are self-directed and highly motivated individuals who are quick and precise with getting things done. For running a sustainable business, solopreneurs need to create an effective sales funnel to make sure that they keep getting good leads and are able to convert them into paying clients. The first step of creating a sales funnel is to have an online presence. It doesn’t matter what you do (baking, designing, writing, consulting, teaching, etc.), your prospects should be able to find you online and connect with you. Social media is an excellent way to do that but having a well thought out website is a better way of introducing yourself and your work to your potential customers. Creating a responsive and dynamic website isn’t rocket science. You can do that using WordPress , which is one of the most popular and effective open-source CMS framework. You can buy or use an appropriate free theme and most of the work requires almost no p

PakEcomConnect December, 2017 – Event Report

Pakistan eCommerce Consortium   is a Facebook community of a little over 350 members who work in the local eCommerce industry. It functions as a close knitted support group where members ask questions, share knowledge and opportunities and talk about the issues faced by the eCommerce players in Pakistan. The group is run by  Anum Kamran (Founder & CEO –  and   Kamran Shamim (CEO – Apex Solutions)   and a couple of weeks ago, they announced the  first ever meetup   for their members which was hosted by  Anum Kamran (Founder & CEO – . The meetup happened at Center for Entrepreneurial Development (Aman-CED) inside IBA’s main campus on Saturday, 16 th  December, 2017 and was attended by some really prominent names in the local eCommerce industry along with a special guest who flew in from Chine to attend the meetup. The two hour long discussion touched almost all sore spots of the industry, including lack of e-payment solutions, ta

#BizGalz Twitter Chat - Establishing Communities to Help Women Grow

Mondays are always tough because most of us are recovering from the weekend and for me, it gets extra tough because my Sundays are on (Yikes! I know right) but this Monday was super special because of the twitter chat with #BizGalz . #BizGalz is a community initiative that started with a weekly twitter chat and has now turned into a thriving community of people who support the work done by women in all fields. The community does a weekly chat every Monday with a special guest and start a conversation about their area of work/expertise. The chat is co-hosted by two incredible creative ladies, Alissa M. Trumbull and Jade Phillips , both work in the digital space and are mighty good at what they do. Back in October, I was asked by them to be the guest on one of their Monday chat sessions, we picked up a topic and scheduled the chat for 27 th November, 1pm Eastern Daylight Time and 11pm Pakistan time.  A lot of people contributed to the chat from all over the world and