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Things Form Again (A Village of no Man) – Synopsis

THINGS FORM AGAIN (A VILLAGE OF NO MAN)  – Synopsis

When the malevolent ambition of a man is met with the required ability in agility, obliteration is inevitable.

In this novel, all the men of a land once flowing with milk and honey, are completely wiped-out by a traditional military force, under the leadership of an ambitious man.

In solidarity to their men and male children, the women decide to remain on their land until they all pop their clogs. But the decision of the women does not last for long, the realization of their feebleness and the future lives of their children overwhelms it.

The fate of the continuity of this clan then rests on the shoulders of four humans, precisely, four pregnant women. The struggle begins, the atmosphere is edgy, the awaited hope seems far. The four pregnant women, as the hope to come, faces fear, care, affection and destitution.

One dies in her pregnant state and another gives birth to a stillborn son. One of the other two gives birth to a set of twins, both girls; and then, with just one pregnant woman remaining, things go wild.

The plan to kill the woman and her child springs up, but it all comes to a sudden resolution from there. A hasty light is no more needed, the wind of peace and normalcy blows heavily.

Twelve of the men of the village is discovered to be actually alive, and they returned just in time to save the grievous situation of the village. The apple really does not fall too far from the tree, certainly, all’s well that ends well.

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Gender Differences in Human Capital

Gender Differences in Human Capital

Previous research has shown that the proportion of female entrepreneurs is low compared to male entrepreneurs (Delmar & Davidsson, 2000; Reynolds, Carter, Gartner, & Greene, 2004; Arenius & Minniti, 2005; Bosma, & Harding, 2007). – This post is about Gender Differences in human capital.

Moreover, women-owned business ventures have a lower propensity than men-owned ventures to grow and be successful (Welter, et al. 2003).

See also: Gender: Meaning and Definition of Gender-related Terms

A prominent explanation for such gender differences is that compared to male entrepreneurs female entrepreneurs lack critical human and financial resources to start and run a business successfully (e.g., Lerner, Brush, & Hisrich, 1997).

Researchers have addressed gender differences in entrepreneurship with respect to venture creation, growth aspirations (Cliff, 1998), innovation (Strohmeyer & Tonoyan, 2005), and new venture performance in terms of survival (Kalleberg, & Leicht, 1991), growth (e.g., Alsos, Isakson, & Ljunggren, 2006; Coleman, 2007; Kalleberg, & Leicht, 1991) and profitability (Coleman, 2007; Watson, 2002).

See also: Differences and Similarities between Male and Female owned Businesses

A prominent explanation for gender differences in entrepreneurial performance is that women have fewer resources as compared to male entrepreneurs and, therefore, lack important prerequisites to achieve success (e.g., Lerner, Brush, & Hisrich, 1997).

This resource gap may be a result of different role expectations and associated career paths that influence human as well as financial capital.

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However, such differences in the professional careers of men and women due to role expectations may largely depend on the cultural context and, subsequently, on the participation of men and women in the work force in general.

As a consequence, gender differences in human capital and entrepreneurial success may not exist universally, but depend on the cultural context.

See also: Impact of Gender on Human Performance

In addition, social role expectations may have a crucial impact as to how men- and women-led businesses benefit from their founders human capital.

 

Contributor: Temiloluwa OLAPOSI Blessing

Impact of Gender on Human Performance

Impact of Gender on human Performance

Our gender determines how productive we are going to be to some extent. Every individual is different. – This post is on the impact of gender on human performance.

Nevertheless gender often plays an important role in determining how individuals behave in an organization. Males and females typically have different traits.

See also: Gender: Meaning and Definition of Gender-related Terms

Knowledge of these traits helps individuals, particularly those of opposite genders, to work effectively together in an organization.

In general, men work on the basis of conveying and gaining information. Focus is directed to the task at hand and the information necessary to complete it, instead of developing relationship and communicating their feeling about the task. As leaders, men make decisions based on strategy and procedure rather than considering their feelings or intuition.

See also: Gender as a factor that may influence the Performance of Small Scale Businesses

According to a study presented at the 2009 forum on public policy, men are more likely than women to engage in unethical behavior in workplace. The competitive nature of men in the workplace and the desire to work out solutions based on number and benefit support this idea.

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According to the book “leadership and sexes”, women are more likely to multi task than men and, therefore, to roam-off topic during a meeting. During negotiations and meetings, women tend to read facial expressions and feelings better than men.

See also: Differences and Similarities between Male and Female owned Businesses

While most men are likely to spend a meeting taking notes and not making eye contact, women frequently make eye contact with the speaker and nod their understanding.

They also prefer to discuss problems in details before finding a solution and typically speak more during the day than men. As leaders, women are often more intuitive than their male counterparts. Focusing less on strategy and procedure when it comes to making decision.

 

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Differences and Similarities between Male and Female owned Businesses

Gender differences and similarities in entrepreneurship in Western countries

Significantly fewer women are involved in entrepreneurship than men in Western countries [Allen et al., (2008)]. Although male and female entrepreneurs exhibit similar levels of education, female entrepreneurs may lack appropriate type of education and prior experience [Brush, (1992); Boden and Nucci, (2000); Kalleberg and Leicht, (1991); Verheul, (2005)] for starting and running a successful business compared to their male counterparts. This post is on the differences and similarities between male and female owned businesses.

Female entrepreneurs are more similar and different from male entrepreneurs in terms of personality traits except in terms of risk-taking propensity [Brush; (1992)]. Women choose self-employment and entrepreneurship for family-related and other non-economic reasons more often than men [Cromie, (1987); Boden, (1999); DeMartino and Barbato, (2003)], while men tend to place more importance on economic motives [Cromie, (1987); DeMartino and Barbato, (2003); Wilson et al., (2004)].

Women tend to use relational practices and exhibit participative management style, while men tend to be autocratic managers [Chaganti, (1986); Neider, (1987); Rosener, (1990)]. Some studies find that female entrepreneurs are also less likely to exhibit growth intentions [Rosa et al., (1996); Orser et al., (1998)].

See also: Definition and Importance of Small Scale Businesses

The majority of female-owned businesses are concentrated in service and trade industries [Neider, (1987); OECD, (1998); Loscocco et al., (1991), Orser et al., (2006)] and are registered as sole proprietorships [Brush, (1992), Baker et al., (1997), Greene et al. (2003), Carter et al., (2001)], which may be associated with their lower risk preferences and lower growth aspirations in comparison with male entrepreneurs [Turk and Shelton, (2004)].

Analysis on Female-owned Firms and Businesses

Female-owned firms are smaller than those owned by men [Orser et al. (2006)] even after controlling for firm age, industry [Rosa et al., (1996)], education, experience, and motivation [Fisher et al., (1993)]. Female entrepreneurs start their businesses with relatively less resources such as human, social, and financial capital, than male entrepreneurs [Carter et al., (2001); Boden and Nucci, (2000); Cooper et al., (1994); Verheul, (2005), Alsos et al., (2006)].

Although female business ownership rates have risen in recent decades, the prevalence of business ownership among women is only 50-60 percent of that for men.  The low rate of business ownership among women permeates around the world.

Aggregate data from the OECD indicate that female self-employment rates are substantially lower than male rates in almost every reported country with an average ratio of 0.543 (OECD 2002).

In the United States, the female business ownership rate is 6.6 percent, which is only 60 percent of the male rate (Fairlie 2006).

See also: Impact of Gender on Human Performance

Less well documented and researched, however, it is whether female-owned firms underperform male-owned firms.  Furthermore, we know relatively little about why female-owned businesses might underperform male-owned businesses.  Only a handful of previous studies use business-level data to study the outcomes of female-owned firms.  In general, previous studies on differences in firm performance by gender have revealed that women-owned firms were more likely to close, and had lower levels of sales, profits, and employment (Rosa, Carter and Hamilton 1996; Robb 2002; Robb and Wolken 2002, Kalleberg and Leicht 1991).

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These studies find that financial capital, education, and work experience are important factors.  The lack of research on the outcomes of female firms is primarily due to the limited availability of data with large enough samples of female-owned businesses and detailed information on business outcomes.

Female business owners are less likely to have very low levels of education than male business owners, but they are also less likely to have graduate degrees.

business owners are also less likely to have prior work experience in a family business and prior work experience in a business providing similar goods and services.  Because of these differences in prior work experience, female business owners may have had fewer opportunities to acquire the specific and general business human capital that is important for running successful businesses.

Female businesses are also found to have relatively low levels of startup capital.  Estimates from the CBO (characteristics of business owners) indicate that 13.3 percent of female-owned businesses started with more than $25,000 in capital, compared with 17.7 percent of male-owned firms.

See also: Gender Differences in Human Capital

Female businesses are located in different industries than male businesses.  Female businesses are more likely to be in retail trade, personal services and professional services, and less likely to be in construction.

As reported above, evidence from the United States and several other countries suggests that women are less likely than men to report having a desire for self-employment, although the difference is not large (Kourilsky and Walstad 1998 and Blanchflower, Oswald and Stutzer 2001).

In the end, unobservable factors, such as different preferences, discrimination, and risk aversion, may be responsible for low levels of female entrepreneurship and lower returns (Bird and Brush 2002 and Carter et. al 2003).

Differences and similarities between male and female owned Businesses

From a policy perspective, however, these are difficult to address.  Policies that increase human capital and access to financial capital, such as entrepreneurial training and loan assistance programs, are easier to implement and expand.

  • Female and male entrepreneurs are very similar in personality traits such as locus of control and willingness to take risks, which are considered as some of the distinctive psychological traits of entrepreneurs. Although female and male business owners in private firms seem to differ in terms of risk taking [Davidkov, (2006)], these differences disappear when comparing female and male entrepreneurs.
  • Both female and male entrepreneurs are equally likely to cite financial motives as very important for start-up. This finding is not surprising in transition countries characterized with unfavourable economic conditions, where the need to generate income is very significant for both men and women.
  • Entrepreneurs regardless of their gender have experienced lack of initial start-up resources such as capital and personnel. It seems equally difficult to obtain the necessary start-up capital and personnel for both women and men in a country with a poor economic situation.

More on the differences and similarities between male and female owned businesses

  • The probability of receiving support from family and friend is similar for both female and male entrepreneurs. Gender differences can be observed in a number of individual, business, and environmental characteristics of entrepreneurs and their ventures.
  • Female entrepreneurs are younger than male entrepreneurs.
  • Male entrepreneurs are more likely to exhibit autocratic management style, while female entrepreneurs tend to show participative or consultative management style.
  • In comparison with men, women are less likely to report growth intentions. Female entrepreneur are most likely to possess management training and skills than their male counterparts even when controlling for age and education.
  • Women are more likely to choose sole proprietorship as a legal form and to run smaller businesses than men. Formal institutions – such as higher capital requirements and more unfavourable tax and social security regulations associated with other legal forms – may be obstacles for female entrepreneurs.
  • Female-owned businesses are more likely to operate in trade sector, while male-owned businesses in manufacturing sector.

Differences and similarities between male and female owned businesses: Comparison of Study

However, the findings of these studies were in most cases contradictory. For example, Kalleberg and Leicht found that woman’s firms were not more likely to fail, nor less successful than those headed by men (Kalleberg & Leicht, 1991).

No doubt that the results of these authors contradicted several other studies that concluded that male-owned businesses generally outperform female- owned businesses (Loscocco, 1991 , Fisher et al., 1993 and Shim and Eastlick, 1998 ).

Two main indicators were used to measure the business performance: the firm’s gross revenue and the owner’s income. Concerning the firm’s gross revenue, many researches and studies were conducted in order to find the gender impact on the small firm’s gross revenue.

See also: Gender as a factor that may influence the Performance of Small Scale Businesses

One group of studies has found that female-owned businesses are less profitable than male-owned businesses (Loscocco, 1991 , Fasci and Valdez, 1998 and Loscocco and Robinson, 1989). However, another group of studies has found few differences according to the gross revenue in comparison of female- and male-owned businesses (Watson, 2002 and Chaganti and Parasuraman, 1996 ).

On the other side, many others studies were interested in the earnings differences between men and women, most of which these studies showed a persistent gender difference in income between self-employed male and female.

In other terms, these studies found that female owners, on average, earn less than male owners. Most surprising thing is that the difference in income between self-employed men and women is even greater than employed men and women. These findings showed that female-owned businesses had lower earnings compared to male-owned businesses.

Differences and similarities between male and female owned business: Human Capital and firm’s business characteristics

The differences were attributed in earnings between female and male owners to credit market or consumer discrimination. According to several researches and studies, this difference in business performance can be explained by factors related to the owner’s human capital and the firm’s business characteristics.

For example, Loscocco thought that for small businesses, human capital can be considered as an important factor that influences the success of the business which may be translated in higher earnings. Kalleberg defined human capital by the personal attributed and he said that the differences in the personal attributes of men and women are the reason why male-owned businesses outperform female-owned businesses.

Furthermore, prior researches agreed that the income and gross revenue gap between female- and male-owned firms can be explained by the differences in the business characteristics. Thus business characteristics are likely to account for any male–female differences in business revenues and owner’s earnings. Loscocco showed that for small firms, a strong link exists between business characteristics and personal success. Abdullah Kh. Alowaihan found a significant difference between women-owned businesses and men-owned businesses with respect to the business characteristics (Alowaihan, 2004).

Female entrepreneurs might be outdoing men when it comes to running successful businesses in the same year. About 40 percent of women surveyed started running their business within the last five years, and nearly 70 percent of them expect their revenue to increase in the same year, according to Bank of America’s spring 2014 Small Business Owner Report. While nearly one-third of the women surveyed said they think they have less access to capital and new business opportunities than male small business owners do, 18 percent of women said they think they have more access to clients than men do.

Still on the differences and similarities between male and female owned businesses

Moreover, the survey found that women plan to hire more than men do: 56 percent of women plan to hire more employees in the same year, as opposed to 50 percent of men, and 68 percent of women expect their business to continue growing over the next five years.

The survey also found some interesting differences between female entrepreneurs and their male counterparts. When asked about their key character traits, 58 percent of women considered multitasking to be strength, versus only 40 percent of men.

Women were also 10 percent more likely to list creativity and 5 percent more likely to list empathy as key character traits for employees. On the other hand, 30 percent of men listed confidence as their strongest attribute, as opposed to only 24 percent of women. While 72 percent of small business owners admitted they’ve made significant personal sacrifices in order to run their business, the results showed that the sacrifices female entrepreneurs make are significantly different from those of their male counterparts.

According to the findings, women are more likely to sacrifice time for themselves and their social lives for their businesses, whereas men are more likely to sacrifice time with their spouse and time with their children. Women are also more likely to hire their children, while 27 percent of men said that it would be better if their children did not work for their business.

Despite these differences, both men and women cited “not spending enough time with my loved ones” as their top regret. They were also in agreement about their greatest accomplishments: having enough money to support their families, being their own boss and doing what they love.

From my findings, it is observed that in the Yoruba culture more women are more productive, ranging from roadside hawking to shop and kiosk.

Standing at the Student Union Building (SUB) of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, the researcher found out that the number of hawkers, shop owners and kiosk are mostly owned by women selling varieties of things which is not so profitable but it is meeting the need of the society and making a minute profit.

Differences and similarities between male and female owned businesses – The final paragraphs

Every enterprise is centered on meeting the need of the society. Why many Sme had failed is because their focus is majorly on maximizing profit and mismanagement of funds. It is also observed that more women patronize the financial institution for business funds than men do and women can be seen as a risk taken as regards this.

It is also observed that more women are involved in Sme while, more men are actively involved in Lse. It has also been observed that amongst the youth in the Nigerians culture, more of the easterners’ youth have higher participation in Sme. They trade in less regarded businesses with the hope that it will grow into a full-fleshed enterprise in the nearest future. They sell their goods at a lower price with the intent of retaining customers and having good customer relationship.

The Northern part of Nigeria has a one-way gender response towards Sme. It is observed that the male young adult have a high degree of participation towards Sme but the female have a shallow response majorly due to their culture and religious dictates.

It is observed that gender attitude of people towards Smes varies across board. In that, the strength of a particular gender along a particular line of business, can be the weakness of the other gender along the same line of business and vice versa. Some major line of business is also attributed to a particular gender based on the nature of the activities of the business.

 

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Gender as a Factor that may Influence the Performance of Small Scale Businesses

Gender as a Factor that may influence the performance of Small Scale Businesses

Among the factor that may influence the performance of small scale businesses is gender. This post is on gender as a factor that may influence the performance of small scale businesses.

Gender is a key characteristic of business owners that influences the performance of a business enterprise.

Previous studies have reported the impacts of gender on different type of business enterprise.

See also: Definition and Importance of Small Scale Businesses

Over the past decade, researchers in entrepreneurship and small business have investigated the direct links between leader gender, as a key demographic variable, and performance outcomes.

Comparisons of female-led versus male-led businesses on a variety of firm performance measures such as revenue, profit, growth and discontinuance rates have yielded mixed results.

Studies and Researchers

While some studies supported differences in performance across female led and male led businesses (Du Rietz and Henrekson 2000;Fasci and Valdez 1998; Rosa, Carter, and Hamilton 1996; Cooper, Gemino-Gascon, and Woo 1994), other researchers reported finding no difference in performance (Johnson and McMahon 2005; Watson and Robinson 2003; Watson 2002; Anna et al. 2000; Fischer, Reuber, and Dyke 1993; Kalleberg and Leicht 1991).

Notwithstanding previous efforts, the evidence regarding the effect of gender on performance remains scant and inconsistent.

Much of the research investigating gender effects sought to explain variations in performance stemming from demographic differences such as age, education, and business background (Brush 1992).

See also: Gender: Meaning and Definition of Gender-related Terms

More recently it has been suggested that observed performance differences, if any, may not be due to gender directly, but rather may be indirect, perhaps via gender influence on other variables that affect performance (Watson 2002; Anna et al. 2000).

The literature argues that the relationship between gender and small business performance is a complex phenomenon (Rosa, Carter, and Hamilton 1996).

And research has provided ambiguous results as to whether the effects of gender on performance are direct or mediated by other variables.

Over the years, many studies reported finding a direct effect of gender on performance among small businesses.

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Literature suggest four main categories of factors that affect the performance of business enterprises with gender being one of the factors namely; human capital, personal characteristics, family characteristics and business characteristics (Loscocco et al…, 1991; Daniels and Mead, 1998; Mcpherson 1996).

In term of human capital, literature suggests that the skill and experience an entrepreneur brings into the enterprise the more successful the business enterprise.

Others contend that personal characteristics embody entrepreneurial traits including the degree of risk taking behavior and the motivation to achieve the highest levels.

Loscocco (1991) argue that small business owner may also benefit from intangible success from family members, although heavy family responsibility may also have negative effect of detracting the entrepreneur from business activity.

Business characteristics also play an important role in determining business performance. Others have argued that women are likely to operate in low risk and low technology industries such as petty trading.

The gender division of labour and gender stereotypes tends to push women into low status and low income business activities (Von Masson, 1999).

The other business characteristics that play an important role in determining performance are size, age and location of the business. Size is associated with economies of scale.

Mcpherson (1996) argues that location of business has strong influence on survival chances and growth of small businesses. The various factors that influence performance of enterprise may influence female -owned and male -owned enterprise due to gender biases.

 

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Rebirth by Juliana Olayode Read Online

Olayode Juliana REBIRTH Book

The phenomenal book ‘Rebirth’ was written by Juliana Olayode.

It is more like an autobiography, because it is about her past life.

Juliana Olayode is an inspiring actress in Nollywood. Many people know her as “Toyobaby” for the intelligent display of her role as Toyosi in Jenifa’s Diary.

JENIFA’S DIARY is an episodic TV series that has grown many stars like Lota Chukwu (kiki), Adejumoke Aderounmu, Paschaline Alex okoli (Cordelia), Juliana Olayode herself, and others.

Falz, a Nigerian rapper and singer was also part of the cast, as well as Funke Akindele – Jenifa.

Rebirth speaks of the early stages of Juliana Olayode’s life, the troubles and hardships she had experienced, particularly after the sudden and unexpected separation of her parents.

See also: Juliana Olayode Biography

The book Rebirth is a narration of how she was able, by the Grace of God, to make it through all life threw at her.

Rebirth has impacted so many lives nationwide. It inspires people to know that can as well make it.

I read it. Trust me, it is a good book. It is motivational, inspirational, and enlightening.

Toyobaby, Juliana Olayode, tagged it, “From Grass to Grace.” This is a good description of her story. When you read it, you will see this.

The writer of this book laid out its chapters so well. This is to aid a good read. You should not regret reading this book.

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My Loved Top 7 Websites You Should Visit

There are millions of active websites on the internet. Each of them creating a product, delivering a service, making informative posts, etc. However, there is no doubt that some websites provide more value than others. In the light of this, I want to share some websites with you. These are my loved top 7 websites you should visit. Anytime you consider spending some time on the web, think of these websites.

Top Seven Websites You Should Visit.

1. Nairaland

If you are hearing about this website for the first time, I bid you congrats.

Nairaland is an online community started in March 2005, by a Nigerian called Oluwaseun Osewa.

It is the largest forum in the whole of Africa, basically targeted at Nigerians. Nairaland presently has over 2,188,650 (February, 2019) registered accounts.

It is ranked at number 3 on the list of top ten most visited websites in Nigeria. In February 2019, Alexa ranked Nairaland at position 1,052 globally.

Statistics has also shown that 3% of all internet users in Nigeria are registered on Nairaland, while 20% are registered on Facebook.

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Nairaland does not have a high number of unregistered users because registration is a prerequisite for posting.

On January 2019, Nairaland had a total of 37,865,408 visits from 9,251,361 unique visitors. Nairaland as a forum is divided into many categories like politics, business, jobs, career, education, romance, travel, sports, fashion, webmasters, religion, etc.

It is not just a discussion hub, it is a place of business. Nairaland is showing signs of expansion, and is obviously here to stay.

Check out my profile on Nairaland – Princiology on Nairaland.

2. ShoutMeLoud

I got to know about ShoutMeLoud while surfing google for some answers.

I now like it so much, I think you should hear about it.

Straight to business! Here is a sentence from the website’s About page. “Welcome to ShoutMeLoud (SML) – A community of enthusiastic bloggers who are popularly known as shouters.”

Now you know, ShoutMeLoud is basically for bloggers, a community of bloggers.

The founder and manager of ShoutMeLoud is Harsh Agrawal, a phenomenal blogger from Indian.

Getting more than 1 million page views a month, ShoutMeLoud has made a positive impact on many people’s lives.

This blog has received numerous nominations and awards, and has been featured on international media. It is altogether shouting.

3. Djetlawyer

One of the categories on my blog is called Legal Parlance.

This category homes all my posts that are law related. One of the blogs that influenced me in this regard is djetlawyer.

The Jet Lawyer is a law-based website under the ownership of Olamide Olanrewaju, This website has been in existence since 2015, and has continued to be of help to many people.

According to Olamide, he came up with the idea of the website as a result of his experience in school.

Back then, he typed his notes on a smartphone, rather than carry books around. Subsequently, with the help of a friend, he was able to start djetlawyer.

The website has a lot of spontaneous posts. It is ranking #1 on google for some keywords in its niche.

4. Desiring God

Desiring God is a Christian website, filled with spiritual posts that are transforming the lives of men.

John Piper if founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlemen Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

A particular thing that I like about this website is that they send out newstellers every day. Even the sent titles of these posts could get you blessed, without reading the full article.

If you are a Christian, and you are not subscribed to Desiring God, go ahead and do so.

5. WPBeginner

Their description is enough to give one an understanding of what this website is all about.

“WPBeginner is the largest wordpress resource site for WordPress Beginners with easy to understand WordPress tutorials for mastering the basics and beyond.”

The founder of WPBeginner is Syed Balki, and it was launched on the 4th of July, 2009.

If you are a blogger and you use wordpress, WPBeginner should be one of your friends. The website is full of helpful posts, some of which you may eventually be redirected to on google.

6. Neil Patel

This is a good marketing website.

Their posts are what amaze me. A lot of websites rank high on google, but neilpatel.com actually ranks.

The two founders of neilpatel.com are Neil patel, and Mike Kamo. Neil Patel is a New York Times bestselling author.

He is called one of the top influencers on the web by Wall Street Journal. Forbes says he is one of the top 10 marketers, and many others have more to say.

7. Quora

This is one of the best places on the internet to gain and share knowledge.

It is simply a platform to ask questions, get answers, and possibly answer the question of others.

You could have been led to Quora by one Google search result or the other. So, why not create an account, and connect with others?

Check out my profile on quora – Princiology on Quora.

Now that you know top 7 websites I love on the internet, which of them are you planning to visit first?

Let me advice you, visit Desiring God.