What is a Virtual Assistant? A Virtual Assistant is usually a self-employed professional that provides administrative, technical, or creative (social) assistance to clients from a home office. Hiring a Virtual Assistant and Why? Back in June 2011 I hired my first VA through oDesk. Like many people out there thinking about hiring a VA I [...]

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here, and there are several reasons why, which I will go into. Let me first explain a little about this post and the reason for posting it. I’ve been blogging on here for a while now relating my successes and struggles. I also read many other blogs on [...]

I was asked in one of the comments on a post here, about monetizing a forum. Good question. The person who asked the question has a forum and felt like it was easier to monetize a blog than a forum and was curious what the experts said. Since I run several forums as well and [...]

Hey folks, I had the awesome opportunity to meet up  with Dan Andrews from The Lifestyle Business Podcast, The Tropical MBA and Outsource to the Philippines at a local coffee shop here in San Diego and get to know the man behind these three sites. For me Dan Andrews and his partner Ian were somewhat [...]

How To Get Rid of Google Personalized Search Many people may already know that Google personalizes search results based on your search and browse patterns, but I didn’t realize how it affected me and my business until just recently.  When I thought my websites were climbing in the ranks to page 1 of Google they [...]

I came across Steve Chou’s website www.mywifequitherjob.com, which is all about starting and running an eCommerce store on the internet. I was very interested in this site as it went through the steps and ups and downs of running an online store. Having read Timothy Ferris’ 4 Hour Work Week, I have dreams of running [...]

How Pat Flynn Got Started In His Niche Market – Podcast Interview (Podcast is at the bottom) I had the pleasure of interviewing Pat Flynn for my first podcast interview, and get the details of the story of how he got started in Niche Marketing. I because aware of Pat when I stumble onto his [...]

I love Michigan J. Frog. For many of you my age(46) you know exactly who I am talking about, for the younger crowd, you may know him as the WB Frog. However he is not the WB Frog, he is Michigan J. Michigan J. Frog has a valuable lesson to teach us, in this little [...]

Hey Folks, I know it’s been way to long since I posted here and I still need to catch up on my income reports for the past year+ up to the present (1/2012). I’ve had many changes happening in my life recently and it’s complicated matters in the way of niche marketing and making my [...]

Sometimes, things just gotta change… Naomi Dunford wrote a nice post for Problogger’s Birthday, and it gave me the inspiration to write about my own adversity in life. The Adverse Incident On April 15th, 1987, I was told I had a life threatening illness and was given about 1 year to live. It was mind [...]