This post isn’t about Internet Marketing per se.
At the same time, it’s bigger than Internet Marketing and at the same time, will play a large part in whether you will be a success, a failure, or an Internet Marketing Superstar.
My buddy, Rachit, just pubished a post about his travails as an online entrepreneur. It’s quite a good read. Head over to: A Tough Ending To My First Year As An Entrepreneur
Another buddy of mine, Ryan, faced a similar situation a couple of months ago: Do what you love, love what you do.
All of us will hit stumbling blocks in the course of daily life. Whether it’s in our career, in a relationship or in a business venture.
Anyone can do well when the chips are in their favor.
But (as you’ve read before) a person’s true character manifests itself (more…)
The last 5 days has been an interesting time.
Fresh from finishing an intensive two day workshop with Copywriting Guru Jo Han Mok, I went for a 3 day vacation to paradise with the family. (thanks to my buddy Rachit Dayal who helped with my blog housekeeping while I was away)
Indra Mani Villa, Bintan, Indonesia
We headed out to Indonesia in choppy water, akin to 5G roller coaster ride. (I’d later discovered that Singapore had been subjected to 24 hours of rain and flooding).
The ocean ride was tough. I couldn’t keep my lunch down. Neither it seemed could about 80% of the other passengers.
But we were rewarded with (more…)
My buddy, Ryan Chua, is on the cusp of making a big step.
Exactly what that step is, I’m not exactly sure.
He may not be totally aware either.
Going by his recent ruminations, starting with his post: In Search of Excellence (which was penned just after his 24th birthday), he notes: (more…)
I was talking to one of my DigitalKeiretsu members who’s been feeling frustrated recently.
What do you do when you are blogging every day, and nothing’s happening.
Nothing’s happening? I asked.
Well, I got 23 visitors a day, maybe one Adsense clickthrough. I haven’t made a single sale yet.
Hmm, I pondered and pointed to a sign in the distance:
Well, let’s talk about this then, I offered.
There’s nothing that beats the sensation of getting your first Internet Marketing paycheck.
Whether it’s from Google or from affiliate marketing, you can’t help experiencing that top of the world feeling.
You’re 10 feet tall.
Your bank account looks set to ballooon into the stratosphere.
But wait… (more…)
You’ve done up your blog.
You’ve looked for the optimum adsense positions.
Studied the Google Adsense guides, watched the videos.
You’ve read all the affiliate marketing materials that you got at UltimateAffiliateWeapon.
Maybe you’ve already got a copy of SecretBlogWeapon and you’ve SEO-enabled your site and got all the traffic generators in place.