I’ve created a number of successful businesses over the course of my career, some with seven and eight-figure earnings. As a result, a question I’m often asked is: “How do I develop a successful business idea of my own?” While this is, of course, easier said than done, I’ve been around the block as an entrepreneur long enough that I’ve collected some insights that I think can be helpful in this pursuit. Read on for a quick look at some helpful points of consideration for those starting their own businesses.

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You likely already know that social media can play a vital role in any business. It allows you to connect with customers, build brand recognition, amplify your marketing messages, and so much more. However, while most people know that social media can be powerful, many entrepreneurs are still stuck at an introductory level with the technology, one that revolves around merely posting occasional one-off pieces of content. That’s a shame because there’s so much more that you can accomplish in this space. Read on for a brief look at what I think you can do to realize that potential.

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I get asked for business advice a lot. It comes with the territory when you’ve created companies that have earned hundreds of millions of dollars. I’m not complaining. In fact, I do enjoy helping people out with their business ventures by imparting a bit of hard-earned wisdom. One of the things I tend to notice is that the questions I receive often miss the mark of what I think is important in business. People tend to focus on details that are only really important after you’ve found success, rather than building that success, to begin with. …


If you’ve ever had a good idea for a business, but lacked the skills, expertise, or experience to take it to the next level, you’re not alone. Transferring an idea into a fully sustainable business requires a lot of hard work. As the owner of multiple popular vehicle history websites, Jesse Willms built his business from the ground up — and it all started with an idea. As an internet entrepreneur and businessman, Jesse Willms understands that while every business plan is unique, there are some fundamental components that run through all of them. …


If you’re active on social media, watch YouTube videos, or receive targeted ads online, you’ve probably seen ‘influencer marketing’. Merging old and new marketing tools, influencer marketing uses the concept of celebrity endorsement and places it into a modern content-driven context. As a digital marketing expert who runs multiple vehicle history websites, Jesse Willms is here to explain the current role that influencers play in product promotion, including how they can build trust, improve brand awareness, and reach your target audience.

The Rise of Influencer Marketing

Jesse Willms defines influencer marketing as a type of marketing that uses endorsements and product mentions from influencers (individuals…


Google’s search engine market share is 90%, and there are roughly 246 million unique Google users in the United States. As one of the primary points of contact when searching for businesses, services, or products online, the importance of keyword research cannot be overstated. Jesse Willms, the founder of several vehicle history websites, explains that keyword research has become even more essential as businesses move online due to COVID-19. In a saturated digital landscape, he explains that it is important to connect with audiences that align with your target demographic. …


Here is a list of the 13 tech startups in Las Vegas that shows that city is ready to become the next tech hub. Read the full article here.

The tech startup activity is on the rise in Las Vegas. Fortune listed Las Vegas as one of the top 25 hottest cities for startups in 2016. According to the Kauffman Index of Growth Entrepreneurship 2017, the rate of startup growth in Las Vegas was 54.1%. The startup scene has boomed significantly since then in Vegas.

Tax reliefs, trade shows, funding programs, co-working spaces, and low cost of living are key…


Are you struggling to monetize your new blog? Not sure how to generate income from your blog? Read this in-depth guide to affiliate marketing for new bloggers.

Affiliate marketing is one of the best ways for bloggers to monetize their blogs and earn money. According to Forrester, 84% of bloggers in the US use affiliate marketing to make money from their blogs and more than 50% of these bloggers said that affiliate revenue accounts for more than 20% of their annual revenue.

Tom Dupuis, for example, makes $150K+ per year from his blog selling affiliate products. And Neil Patel earns…


If your business thrived on foot traffic, sandwich boards, and flyers prior to the pandemic, it might be time to transition your business online. With multiple government mandated closures, moving your store online will allow you to continue generating revenue and sales. Shifting to e-commerce is a major undertaking, but it can help your business build resilience and continue to thrive in these uncertain times. As the founder and owner of several vehicle history websites, Jesse Willms understands how difficult the transition online can be for traditional businesses. For Willms, what started out as a concept in 2015 turned into…


As technology has cemented its place as one of the most ubiquitous forces in our everyday lives, its functionality only continues to improve. Websites today are fairly straightforward to construct; however, due to an over-saturated marketplace, businesses have been forced to adopt more sophisticated methods of generating website traffic. Experienced entrepreneur, Jesse Willms takes the time to highlight his best tips for constructing a high-traffic website in 2020.

1. Develop a Comprehensive Content Strategy

The first rule of thumb after creating the bones of a website is to develop a content strategy that clearly defines what type of content you will create and how often you…

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Jesse Willms | Entrepreneur and Businessman | Las Vegas, Nevada | www.jessewillms.com | www.jessewillmsscholarship.com

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