Embark on Your Hero’s Journey

Have you ever noticed that a lot of movies are so predictable that you know what’s going to happen before it does?

You know what I’m talking about – the poor guy (or girl) has to struggle his whole life but somehow he rises to the top, manages to get the girl of his dreams, fight off all the bad guys, and lives happily ever after.

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The Myth of the Overnight Success

“Actually, I’m an overnight success. But it took twenty years.” — Monty Hall

If you’ve ever read James’s site TheInfoPrenuer you would see that he puts a ton of effort into it. In fact, in yesterday’s post he detailed how he spends an average of 4-5 hours a day on top of his 60 hour work weeks. This averages out to be almost 100 hours of work. Yikes!

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7 Tips For Increasing Your Productivity

Productivity is a crucial element to getting work done in the most efficient manner. Whenever tackling a project you want to make sure you’re focusing on the important things and not getting sidetracked by the minutiae.

As we’ve discussed, to enjoy life a little more you’ll need to find a way to earn a passive income stream.

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Why I Love Hemorrhoids

Okay, you’re probably a little curious about this title. I mean, who in their right mind would say they love hemorrhoids.

Although I’ve never had them myself, I can imagine it’s a pretty painful experience. In fact, I’m sure it’s a pain in the ass. (Sorry I couldn’t resist.)

Well the reason I’m really excited about hemorrhoids is because they’ve led to the first dollar I’ve earned on this blog. It seems like someone from my blog went through an affiliate link and purchased something “Hemorrhoids No More.”

So… I’ve now earned exactly one dollar from this blog. Woo-Hoo!

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Affiliate Marketing Defined

Sometimes I don’t like meeting new people. That’s because after we exchange names I’ll usually get the inevitable question – “So what do you do for a living?” After seven years I still don’t have a response which makes sense to the average cubicle dweller.

Internet Marketing is my usual reply. Unfortunately this answer usually attracts a bunch of follow-up questions. Some are normal. Like “Who are your clients?” or “My computer does ____. Can you fix it?” Some are just plain stupid. Like “Are you a spammer?” or “Do you run a porn site?”

It’s hard to describe what I do for a living because I don’t go to an office. I don’t have any clients. And I don’t have the typical 9 to 5 lifestyle.

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