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"10 daily success tips"

newspaper clipping
Seems some nosy bugger called Aaron Potts wants to know every one's success tips?! ;o)

That is a success tip right there in learning from others.

But I debated on this post after seeing Lynn Terry tagged me with it... even after what Lynn said about why she tagged me?

"Because your personal story truly inspires me…" :o)

Thanks Lynn!

Why did I debate it then?

What is classed as success?
Being a personal thing it will be different to everyone, so I asked...

"Am I a success?"

In my eyes I am in many ways, in others?

When I get a donation using the button below with a comment in the paypal email like...


"Item/Product Name: being a cool person with a cool blog - here's beer"

Thank you...what a cool reader... ;o)

Then I think....hmmm am I successful blogger too... ;o)

So do I have tips or not!

I think so, here are a few tips I use in life, in no particular order.


1. Trust your gut instinct, it's rarely wrong!

Having had to grow up relying more on my better senses and trusting my gut 100% I have learned it very rarely is wrong.

If it's saying something, shut up and listen to it! ;o)

There has been many a time it's saved me some serious hassle and problems, so I never underestimate it you shouldn't either, it wants and knows what's best for you at that precise moment.

2. Always strive to keep reading and learning.

Reading has been a massive part of my life and it even influenced my speech. Reading is never a bad habit, unless you read the wrong things!

Reading stimulates your brain nicely, everyone reads, but it's also what you read that matters.

3. NOTHING teaches like doing.

You can read all the instructions you like, until you actually DO you will limit your learning greatly.
Experience is the greatest teacher you have, experiences are what shape you.

As I already mentioned reading helped my speech, now the actual reading didn't do it...ME talking while reading did it!
The experience of doing made it the reality.

4. Be honest and faithful to yourself.

It's YOUR life, you have to live with it! So you owe it to yourself to be honest with yourself at all times.
This has to be one of the most important parts of life and what you do.

Can you in twenty years live happily with what you are doing now?
There must be millions of old people with a head of regrets!
Don't be one of them.

5. Trust yourself and have faith in what you can do.

You ARE better at things than you really think, that's fact!
We all underestimate ourselves and what we can do, yet the ONLY thing stopping you is YOU...I speak well because I KNEW I could do it and had faith in myself to do it.

Believe that you can do it, have faith and DO. You may surprise yourself, there was NEVER a baby who could walk at birth!

6. Mindful of the real why!

Everything you do, you do for a reason. It's that "why" you do it you should always be aware of.

The why is what should be driving you.

I want my sons to be proud of me, it's at the forefront of mind in all I do because it is the real why.

My sons are the most important part of my life therefore it stands to reason how I am in their eyes matters as much as what I can do for them...leading by example as it's not about having the most money, the best car, the biggest house, it's about "being".

7. Positive thinking!

Everyone says it yet it's so true and important and I will repeat it.

You should ALWAYS look for the positive aspect of every moment, I have had some pretty negative moments but there is always something positive there.
That positive will minimise the negative, everytime.

Light always eliminates the dark.

8. Silence really IS golden.

Believe me in those silent moments you have your mind will work wonders.
Stillness runs deep!
Silence has no distractions. Need I really say more on that? ;o)

9. Be yourself.

You are unique and you have uniqueness in your way of being.
Get to know yourself better everyday.

Know what really stand out in you and your personality.
This uniqueness IS your ticket to success.

There IS something different about you, you just need to know it, appreciate it, nurture it.

10. Read my blog daily! :o)

Well of course # 10 is pretty important!

They key to all of this is YOU!

So, that's 10 good tips from me, and now I have to tag others to share theirs!

So in no particular order I am tagging...

Alice Seba

Becuase she is on a roll at the moment...

Michel Fortin.

Bound to have some good tips...

Martin Avis.

Because I repsect his views on most things... (wonder if he will do this meme this time?)

Ladan Lashkari.

Because Ladan has succeeded against some serious odds!

John Carlton

The guy always gets me hooked into his writing!

Jason Lewis

Fellow Brit with some good tips, so lets hear the success ones! ;o)

Kevin Riley

Because I want an invite to such a beautiful place where he lives!

My biggest tip will in in the next post!
A whole post about it, be sure to "tune in" ;o)


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"Anchor linking"

Anchor text link...

Had an email from a reader asking what I meant in an earlier post when I wrote that.

Glad you asked if you don't understand, never daft questions are there? ;o)

So, as with any text link it's clickable yet with anchor links you are also using a keyword link, like if I wanted to share a post I made about my dog.

I would use keyword link to give that link more "weight" to the search engines view on that link and the content on the page.

As in this example I would write take a look at Kaya in her youth.

That is the title of the very post.

A common mistake people make is to have all their links saying "click here" for link love.
That is not a good anchor text link at all.

Better would have been to link "link love".

I am sure you can imagine why now. :o)

It's a bonus when it comes to SEO (search engine optimisation).

Hope that makes sense and if not, post in the comments and we will work it out. ;o)

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"Cove Inn from above"

cove inn from above
The weather is really perking up now the spring has kicked in full flow...summer coming!

Here is the "cove inn" from the main rd at fortuneswell.
It is the the far building nesting between the rooftops!

Sounds odd... ;o)

Living behind that has it's positives. ;o)
Not to mention the sea being just a stones throw.



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"Kaya in her youth"




Without a scanner it's a bit awkward sharing the pic at it's best, soo here is a professional picture done when Kaya was about 2, just over, so about 13 years ago!!

A bright dog...very bright, she knew I am deaf.






A lovely picture... glad I had that taken. :o)


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"Flipping heck!"

Nice day today... here is a picture of the car with the sun on it, just uploaded a small video to youtube but it's waiting to be available.

I will add that as soon as it's done!

UPDATED with video..

As seen below, only short one but my first video upload!

First of many... ;o)







Impressed with the simple uploading at youtube...anyone could use that.

Glad they are at least checked out before being available.


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"Dog looking her age"

Got my new camera yesterday!
Woo wooo...
You will see changes here.

Here is my old faithful dog "Kaya", pronounced Kiya. :o)

Looking her age at 15.

She is sleeping more now and it's looking nearer to the end of the innings, good innings though I'm pleased to say.

I will miss her, couldn't have asked for a better dog. Love her to bits.

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"Cecotto in action"

I posted earlier about my brothers car that's for sale.

I found this on youtube, one in action.




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"Learning to play guitar"


Not me...yet.

But my youngest son has now got himself a guitar, kindly given to him.
He can now crack on with learning to play it which with the wonder of free videos on youtube, myspace etc should be fun for him to do.

I will also get a guitar sometime, sounds odd being deaf and playing one but the vibration is good as well me hearing it ok.
I thought if I learn he will always be a step in front of me which will keep him motivated too. ;o)

Once he has made some progress and shows he will keep on keeping on an electric one will be next on the wish list. ;o)

Music is a great thing so I am very happy to see him take notice and action.

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"Cove inn"

This is the pub on the sea wall, I live right behind this and look forward to having a drink on the beach, watch the sun go down.

Would that make a nice video?

The sunset?

I can remember watching the waves pound this pub, going right over the top of it, roughly 50 feet high the waves were.

The last time this happened was the late 80's.

It used to happen roughly every ten years but since the late 80's...it's not happened.
I found this picture showing this as it happened, this is an old picture though.

Hopefully it won't again seeing as my home is behind it and on a lower level!

A wave is not what I want to see from the kitchen window!

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"A commitment"


Due to lack of comments on the previous post asking you to help choose this blogs direction I am going to make my own.
One is to make a commitment to posting a picture everyday.


So I commit to taking pictures everyday!


YOU could be in a picture if you are one of my local readers! ;o)


If this is a good chioce with the blog it will tell over time I am sure.

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"My life long dream was..."

To be a...







Probably why blogging is so appealing... yet it's something I will do...no doubt about it, it's easier to do that now than it ever was.

My mum always knew I really wanted to be a writer and artist. :o)
Me being a blogger does not surprise my mum.


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"Calicanis the hypocrite"

Calacanis the hypocrite!

Saying it doesn't matter then adding himself to it...lol!

Plonker!

Good for a laugh!

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"Unique...must see!"


For sale!


Brothers bmw m3

Cover car!
Look at it "sparkle" in the sun on the cover!
How many colours?


bmw m3

Looking mean and moody in these due to the shade of the day!



Pictures here by the company who sprayed it, Dawsons.







My Brother has sadly now got to sell this beauty.
Been very well maintained, garaged every day since he got it.
Used as more a "nice day to drive" car...and it is a beaut.
Fast, handles very well.
Very unqiue.
Heated leather interior, left hand drive, was the one in the showroom at the BMW factory!

This is Number 45 of 500 made!
How many do you think are left? An investment.





Alright bro, what ya doing?








Probably the best you'll see!
Click on the pics for full size.









Cover car of performanceBMW as well!

Any questions?

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"A few degrees"

Like the light beam of the lighthouse, a few degrees width here is a big difference out there.

Set off on the wrong angle and it could lead to the vast nowhere!

One good reason I did the last post! :o)

Interestingly though my readership has gone up since adding pics and writing longer and better posts!

Welcome new readers, thanks for stopping by and I hope you'll be a regular reader now. ;o)

Funny it brings back some great memories looking at this picture, the lighthouse itself.
I used to love laying in bed late on a foggy night (believe me fog gets bad here) and listen to the great long deep bellow of the foghorn, I can hear it in my head now.

Yep I could hear it easy back then, living in Weston street (you locals will know it) it was only just over a mile or two from here so it was loud at times.

You know it makes me think about what it was like here one time in the says of old, where locals used lights to lure boats in, only to shipwreck right on the rocks or beach after being tricked.

Then looted!

What a life that must have been here then!

The caves and tunnels and alsorts here make me wonder, gotta be buried treasure here somewhere!....Ok don't rush... ;o)

Pirates and mermaids!! Gets me daydreaming!

Not to mention the "strangers graveyard" we have here.
It IS an interesting place here, too many younger ones don't really appreciate it yet, if ever they will.

Wouldn't a video here of...


...the sunset be nice?!

Any comments?

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"You choose, join in"


I was just thinking... why do I hardly get comments here?
Then one pops up on the top post.... ;o)

Life's a funny old game I tell ya!

I digress... what was I gonna say?

Oh yeah.. the pic reminded me! :o)

I think I'm at a real crossroad in life...NO not an early midlife crisis, I'm not quite that age yet!

More of what direction I go in life and what I do, things are changing whether I think about it or not, I can truthfully pin some of this down to reading or more precisely acting on two books, and having a few chats with a few people, including myself...please don't send the ones in white! :o)

If you are a regular reader of this blog you will have seen all these small things build up to whatever changes there will be, and probably relate to it. I mean I do blog about things in my life, head, whatever so you know it's some reflection of me, real.

By the every nature of blogs it's conversational.

I do feel I know where I am heading but also how too, yet you know you're part of it.
As big a part of it as you want to be in truth, after all it's your choice really, I am just grateful you DO read it, although I like writing you reading keeps me writing it.

But I don't really know what you like me writing about.

You see, I hope to have that camera I need in my hand as soon as I see it really, up to a limit of course, may have a mad rush of buys here or something ( ;o) ) that pushes me faster.

So...summer coming up, lots of pics, videos (you'll laugh or faint) and interesting things going on but I could try to relate these pics or things to things you WILL be interested in...you know for example "how can I relate this experience to (blogging, marketing, whatever?)" topic or viewpoint.

Which way will you choose for me?

I comment on quite a few blogs, even been thanked for it a few times, playing my active part on the blogosphere, and did wonder, as you see at the top of the post ;o) , but realised I simply don't ask you too often enough.

Strange but the ones I comment on often never ask you to comment, so I thought it worked, did on me ;o)

BUT, I will ask you, please comment, help me make sure I DO keep going in the right direction with this.

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P.s wow the first P's here I think ;o) In case you wondered what books they were I spoke of earlier...It was the "Mindset" one as seen on the sidebar which pays YOU 100% commission, and John Reese's "brain dump" which you can see in previous post or archive.

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"Taken for granted?"


Interesting time today and this is a first for me yet it was so nice.

Many of you are well aware I am deaf so unable to use a phone, this itself can be very frustrating at times, like the fact I can't ring my boys up and say "Hiya mate", today that all changed!

What..?? Do my ears work ok now?!

NO>. but as you know with a PC you can use messenger...many of you use it yet do you take the level of contact you have for granted?

I just got off msn where I was talking to my eldest, he is 14 now, I have never been able to have a conversation with my sons without them actually being here, or me there.

But wow.... what a beautiful thing, being able to message him and say...
"Hiya mate, good day at school? Is all ok, your brother ok?"

"Yeah dad, you ok? Can I stay at a mates on Saturday?".... "yeah course you can son".

I KNOW you all take it for granted, just as all do with many things.

This was a great heart warming moment for me, I also look forward to "talking" with my youngest too, who is 12.
I always said this was like a phone to me and that's ONE reason I use forums alot.
But my sons never had a PC at home so this is great.

I love it, just the fact I can say hi... to many of you it's nothing special.

To me...it's a life changing thing.


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"Link love"

Lets talk about linking and why it's the basis of the "global conversation" which is the net, blogging is a big part of that global conversation.

Link love is the act of linking out to something you like, something you want to share. Smart linking can explode your traffic as well as give your readers something extra.


Tagging is what I call a form of link love, you will only tag to those you feel your readers will appreciate, people who you like and respect.

I recently tagged Michel Fortin with the "5 things tag" that went around the blogosphere, this did boost my traffic quite a bit.

See what I did there?
There is another benefit to linking, internal linking which is linking to an older post on your own blog. Why does this benefit me? Not only does it lead you the reader back to an older post it will also be picked up by the search engines.

It was also an anchor text link, I used the keywords instead of "click here" which is a very important part of gaining page rank due to relevance, no one searches for "click here", they will search for "5 things" tag which will show all the blogs who were a part of the "5 things" tag.

Anchor text links will always be an important part of your linking strategy and you should utilise it, whether it's a link to an older post or to another blog.

"Link bait" is not a term I really like but it is a part of linking. Some people do this in various different ways but do it for ONE reason, to get others linking to them, or at least talking about them.

People will check links to them and see the bait, it will work or it wont, depending on the reaction of the person baited.

For an example I could "bait" with something controversial like saying "Brian Clark LOVES link baiting"... :o)

How will he know I did that? By checking his stats he will see you go to HIS site via the link bait link as I just did and possibly come here, read this and SCOWL at me on his blog! Who knows what he will do, most likely NOTHING but laugh at me!

As I say it's just an example of how people do this, some do it very well.

Linking should be a big part of your blogging, after all it's a conversation, conversation's that are one way are pretty boring wouldn't you agree?

Linking is spreading the word about other people.

Linking is adding to your content, it can even be viral which is good marketing.

Gonna link to this post? ;o)

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"Instant income"

Isn't that a nice income to have?

Over the last few months there has been more chance for you to get exactly that...instant income. It's been made far easier with all the latest $7 report deals that have been made.
Jon who started it all has made a great name for himself with the scripts that the offers use, which gives YOU your instant income.

I have had a few of these reports myself, as mentioned in some of the latest post made here.
There will always be some that you will get and feel no way am I promoting that!

I been lucky enough so far in that I am not one to jump on every one that's been done, like some people do.

The ones I have got have been great, more so because I knew the people and know what they create.
Quality.

What we should ALL strive to create, it's to easy to produce crap make a fast buck...yet what of the reputation you get from that?

No thanks...

The good thing to do, as I did was to get one, then get at least ONE sale before getting the next, so I only ever spent ONE lot of $7

So...what the ones worth getting, and why should you even want to get them?

The ones I have so far are all worth getting, but more than that they are usable, no point in getting something you can't even use or do!

The first was the actual original one, this is a must because you also get the scripts as well the blueprint to succeeding with them.

The second and probably the one almost everyone who wants to make this online lark work should grab, would be the article report.

I know this is well worth the price, I mean it's solid content, 40 odd pages of it and using it will make a big difference in how well your work comes out.
Not only that, it will improve your writing flow overall.

The third one I grabbed was the mindset one, it's no coincidence this is the 3rd best selling one of all the $7 reports you can get.

Then again it's the real blueprint to your success, however you define success in your life it's your mindset that ultimately influences you.

I also grabbed another which I am trying out before I will tell you about it.

So there you have it, all of these are good ones that you can and should USE.

The beauty of these are that as soon as you grab them from the links here, you can stick your link on your blog, website, in email, whatever and you get an instant payment into your account.

So..in reality these reports have cost me...nothing!

Yes, I have sold at least one of each and got me my money back...and more!

This is the easiest and fastest way for a newbie to generate income.

Take care,

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"Pump up your work input"


Once you have the ball rolling and have written a few articles, set up your blog or lens, you can then pump up your efforts in the hope of increasing your results.


The surest way to do this is just keep on doing what works, so if your articles are working well...do more of them.


If you have the proof of articles working for you, simply do an article promoting the article report itself on your blog, lens.

These are some of the fastest ways to get an income coming in, the fact these reports have 100% commission going directly to your paypal account is just the incentive you need.

You will have noticed out of all the 100% commission reports out there I have shared only a few, only those I feel are worth sharing, others I have not got myself and there is no way I will give a recommendation to something I know nothing of.

The two I feel you should ALL get are the article one and this mindset one.

I am sure there are other good ones, for now these two are really what will make it easy for you.
The first will help you create decent content, the second will help you really focus on what you should be doing.

Get cracking...pump up your work input, and pump up your profits!

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"One step at a time"



Will get you ANYWHERE!

No one jumps straight to success...it takes hard work, time, learning, applying, tweaking, testing.

So much more than an ebook can tell you.

Don't make the common mistake of buying into this or that, then jumping to something else when you feel it "don't work", the truth is everything needs work, work at making things work.
Once you get ONE thing working, then move onto the next thing.
ONLY if it helps your work though, don't jump on it for the sake of jumping on it!


Nothing just happens itself.

Taking action is the key.
If you are really wanting to get moving, start with articles.

This will mean you have REAL content.

The beauty of this article report is you can add the link to your blog, lens, and get your money back and more just for sharing it.
Each article is a funnel for your traffic, have somewhere to lead that traffic though, like a blog, or a squidoo lens.

But...

One step at a time eh!

The thing is once you start taking the steps you are definately nearer to your success.
Once you have a momentum going you can jog to your success.

Till then...learn to walk one step at a time!

YOUR success awaits you!

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"Honest marketing"

The death of hype, especially in IM!

I will stick my neck out here and say...it's gonna die!
Already it's undergoing a slow steady decline, hype sucks.

Hype is what you buy into...the sizzle.
Sod that...
NO-ONE can sell you your dream...they are yours to achieve, not buy.

Let's cut the crap...it's a mindset they are keeping you into...to fleece more money from you.

I get well turned off by all the crap hype shite out there and I know many of you do too.
It will pass...when it stops working so well, you can bet your ass the marketers who use it will drop it like a hot stone.

Then they will start coming over all "honest", far too late then, the rep they have will stick.

Roll on the BS hype free marketing!
It cannot change soon enough.

Real honest content will win the day.

Content people will appreciate.

Honest marketers will clean up.

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"Making money online" Pt 2

**Continued from last post.

I asked if you recognised it...if you're involved in IM (Internet marketing), then you may well guess the "dream sellers" would have sold them the basic info I gave in the last post, with some filler fluff!

Shame on them...they got easy money, yet in this scenario, the "Harley nut" would feel let down, not knowing the "how to do" part.
There is nothing they can get from it, apart from the buzz of wanting to act on it...yep, been sold the sizzle!

Then he most likely will think less of the seller, feel ripped off!

Shame...short term profits for the seller AND a bad rep.

NOT the way you want to go.

This is exactly what is going on out there.
There is hardly anything that also shows you the "how".

Not to mention the fact the sellers of the dreams couldn't give a toss about you, they already have your money!

In this scenario what would I have done?

Well the first thing would be to grab this for the scripts, you will need them later.

I would have given them a plan of action to add to it, one they can do or learn to do.

In this case, create or edit a video just to show you ten tips on basic Harley maintenance.

"Ten tips to maintain your Harley and save service fees!"

Something like that, told him to stick it on eBay, as a limited to X amount box set of videos, relevant auction, ie Harley Davidson must be in the title, then post in the right section.

This way it's "fast boost cash" to carry on with the plan.

While the eBay auction is going, tell them to set up a simple blog at blogger.com, where you post pictures, write a bit about the pictures, post every other day at least once for the first few weeks, have the link to your blog on your eBay home page, have the blog called something related, like...

Home-built-Harley-Davidson.blogspot.com

It's clear what it's about.

Should have sold the videos and have cash coming to keep on building.

Now add other videos to blog and start building your Harley network.

The blog is up, it's simple enough for them to carry on with, post videos to it via youtube or myspace, posting a funny or viral video will help by spreading fast.

Set up a myspace page related to Harley's.

All the while there is a link back to your blog.

The first few weeks should be interesting enough to them to keep the work effort up, if you have a passion, like this person with the Harley's, it's not work...it's fun and more learning.

They should be getting a few keen hungry visitors, "fans" so to speak, "Harley fans" to be precise, a targeted market.

The next advice I would offer them is to visit Harley forums, read up on threads, see what problems and issues they talk about, you may have answers in either your head, or on a video.
Get involved in a subtle yet informative and helpful way.
Use a sig link if you are allowed pointing back to your blog.

Build relationships, you have something in common with them all.

All the plan is now is to set up "funnels" for the traffic you get and maximise it.

Next would be to set up a keyword related squidoo lens, probably the easiest site builder out there, have your blog feed linked to it, or just a normal link if feeds baffle you.

Write up a few good articles and post a few good pictures.

These should be good to keep you busy, update them often keep on reading the forums, you can resell more videos on eBay to keep cash flow coming in.

After the confidence grows and you know you will keep on keeping on...

Next would be to get a domain and hosting, domain should have related keywords, ie... Self-built-harleys.com for example.

Time to set up a site to sell you videos and other related things, ie affiliate products from Harley companies etc.

Should you know little about building a site, set it up using a template, or even using blogger or similar blogging software.

By now a month will have gone by, and you will have a few funnels of traffic set up, start getting some reasonable traffic from these as well as regular readers coming back.

You will also have started building solid relationships with "like minded people".

THAT is taking action, that is doable, that brings results.

Not so hard really, just take it one step at a time, yet start off with what's EASY.

Doing what you know and have passion for is EASY, setting up a blog is EASY.

Once you have started it will get easier and grow faster.

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"Making money online"

Making money online? Is that really doable and easy? How?

Sick of seeing this asked everywhere, then seeing people get suckered into buying through "purely good copy", meaning there ain't no meat behind it!

That's NOT all the stuff being "hawked" out there, just some, you know what I mean too.

I know...been there, but not for a bloody long time though, seen it all and it's not changed much...but it will now.

Listen, you got instinct for a good bloody reason, it ain't often wrong so LISTEN to it!

Ok...making money online, is it happening?
Yes, but what THEY don't tell you is the work involved with knowledge needed to apply it too.
Just a plan, blueprint, I can give you that! FREE!

I have now produced a couple of things of my own and although early days it WORKS, but was it "easy"?

NO...Simple? Yes.

Create something...market it...sell it.

See, simple. ;O)

Steps for actually doing it is another story, just what they don't tell you in the ebooks, because it's NOT so easy.

Things have changed a fair bit recently though and will continue to change alot, it's EASIER and better for you now then ever really.

DOING it is still up to you.

You wanna be one of those who are "making money online"?

There IS some work involved, so...

Still...wanna be one?

There may be some small spending if you want to speed things up, not much, but you could see it come back pretty quick, so...

Still game?
Think it's ONLY those in the know who make money?

Ok, a hypothetical scenario...

I glanced out of the kitchen window and spotted the neighbour working on his lovingly self built and personalised Harley Davidson in his yard.

"He is always mucking about with that thing", I muttered to no one but the empty room.

Half an hour later after breakfast and checking my site stats! ;o) I take the washing out of the machine and proceed out the back to hang it to dry. "Alright Dave" I call over to the Harley nut (as I mentally call him), "Hows it going mate?"

I noticed the sad look in his face as he looked over before he spoke, "Not to good mate, you?"

"I'm ok mate, what's up if you don't mind me asking?" hoping in my head I hadn't said the wrong thing, I waited...

"Got booted from work ain't I, not sacked, ya know laid off man"

I nod.."ah bad shit, sorry to hear that mate, been there myself, you got few weeks left then , enough to find another job before the last day?"

"Na mate...buggers done it already, finished, none left now and got a a few months at most before I struggle with mortgage you know, shit eh, bastards", he starts getting a little emotional.

"Might have to sell me bike now, that could pay a good chunk of the mortgage, being in me bloody 50's I paid most off"..."50's, shit who the hell gonna take me on!" it clearly was getting to him.

The thought crossed my mind that he had a camcorder, I had seen him using it to film the bike build and stuff..."well mate, chin up like, you got a camcorder, so you got a computer then?"

He nodded.."laptop thingy"

I smiled..."What you use it for? Alot?"

"Well I use eBay for getting parts for that bloody thing don't I" as he pointed to the bike.

A light bulb moment... "Great"...I muttered, more to myself than him.

A blank stare from him..."great?, wtf great about it, I ain't spending no more, so..." he trailed off..

"Can I check your videos out mate?" I asked.... "yeah, bloody hell pop over and have a beer man" he quickly replied with a sense of a new spark in him, I could almost touch his anticipation..."don't be long will ya" he added...

See, almost that touchable!

A real passion right there.

So, I went round to see them, armed with a notepad a pen, we watched hours and hours of videos, all the while me taking notes...him talking about certain points, more notes...

Early hours of the morning, he said..."Dude, what ya been taking notes about, and what for?"

"Well mate, been thinking, you could use your computer and passion to solve your income issue, after some work put in, you got a heck of head start because you have used eBay, use a PC, know what it is for a start, and probably have INFO here (me wagging my finger to all the vids) that people will pay money for."

"You serious?" he muttered...a slightly dazed yet excited look across his face!

"Yep, you got photos too?"...he nodded, so I handed him the notes...looking a bit like...

How to build your custom Harley!

Money saving DIY videos!

Self service your Harley videos, save money!

etc etc... a rabid hungry and passionate market here...a great niche.

Videos, step by step process,

viral videos,

Pictures on blog...step by step..forum, membership site..

Training videos to buy in membership... pdf's..

The tour videos and show videos, use as content and viral..

$7 reports, build list... $7 videos?

affiliates...Harley sellers, shops etc,

garages advertising on your site etc...

He handed it back to me...a sparkle in his eyes, "so, how do I do all that then?" (Recognise that?)



*** To be continued...

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Happy 14th birthday son!

Another year?
Where does all that go?

Happy birthday Jacob.
I love you lots mate as always, I hope you have a great day and enjoy your presents matey.

It's an interesting time from 14 onwards Jay... the beginning of becoming the man you will be. ;o)
Remembering my 14th year as fresh as ever I know what the next leads up to son!

A big time from 14 to 18 mate, just hope we can continue as we are, you know I was that age and I am always ready to listen and talk as you know.

It's a part of my duty to you J. :o)

I am proud to do it too, couldn't be prouder, you and Kea both do me proud.

I love you to bits, happy birthday big man.

I now know you won't tell ya mates about my ramblings on here... ;o)

But ya got a good bunch of mates too, just keeping on the right path is all I wish for.
I doubt any of you will let ya'selves down... ;o)

So mate...
Have a great day, you know I am here for ya as always, and I love ya mate.

Happy birthday big man.

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"Recycled Content"

So, you took my advice and grabbed one of the top $7 "reports" recently released I recommended here, articles!

You created some good content to post to one of the article database, or better to your blog or website. This is what builds your "Virtual real estate" aka "sellable businesses" up, good content.

Content is king... or at least prince!

If prince, the king could be anchoured text links...that's for another post, should you want to hear it.

But don't stop there, re-use your content as much as you can, build other uses, set up as blog content, newsletter snippet content, adword preseller content, ezine ads, etc etc...the list goes on.
Free reports to build your list, content affiliates can use to presell your products.

So many ways.

Change your mindset to realise who you REALLY are, and go for it!

Even use some of your content to create your own $7 reports, give others the big incentive to spread your work and build your list! If you have yet to get the scripts needed, go ahead and grab them when you get the $7 report.

Do you have un-used blog post, or articles?
Ones you have done, or redone from PLR that you have not used?

Content has so many benefits, it's used to get traffic, repeat traffic, links, google page rank, better search position, better authority...etc
More than I can think of.

Extend your feeder traffic by breaking down what you have to slightly create a wider section of the larger market, persuade them into narrowing into your funnel market. ;o)

Try creating a bonus viral aspect right into it.

The content you spread itself is by virtue, viral.

This is what you should be doing with all that great content you create....again you CAN create it too.

I am going to be doing just that, re-using what I create.

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"Six rules"


Make A Difference...

Rule One - Take responsibility for your life. Stop making excuses. Make yourself responsible for your thoughts, words, and actions.

Rule Two - Be a majority of one. Do what is right and good. Don't worry about being popular.

Rule Three - Don't let the fact that you can't do all you want to do, stop you from doing what you can do. Do something.

Rule Four - Don't hate people who use violence. Evil only begets evil. Love those who don't agree with you.

Rule Five - Always be involved in helping someone. Use your life to enrich those around you. Be a nourisher.

Rule Six - You can make a difference if you fill your life with love and service. Our true wealth and greatness is the good we do.


Thats solid advice from Mike Blacktopp there!
Read More about Mike in my blogroll to the left.


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"You dissapoint me"

The last week has taught me some big lessons, mainly things I would never have thought about. It was only the fact I got things moving and started paying attention to things I noticed yet didn't expect.

I learnt lessons about alsorts, interesting ones, surprising ones, and sadly dissapointing ones!

The biggest lessons I learnt were centred on me, about myself and I am glad to have learnt new things.
That's what life is all about after all, learning, growing and expanding.

Having got alot of work done and starting off in the right direction at least I know I can do it and always improve it as I go and I will.

Getting the Warrior book done was a big plus, it's bringing something in though from the people I least expected it to be from.

I know it is a very targeted niche of people, yet I did it in a sense of giving back as well as the possible return for contributing there too.

There are those who bought it, maybe in all honesty because I wrote it, maybe as a way of helping me out, that's great, what was better they liked it.

Others dissapoint me!

I digress...

I got told something by a friend...a real mate, an offline mate that made me think.

"Rob...you're too fu*king nice!" in his exact words!

hhhm... well I did touch upon it in an older post on here where I asked...

"Do I have to tell people to f*k off before they take any notice?

Yes I was angry hence the swearing...I am an adult so I am allowed to!

Anyway...the point was it seems so many take more notice of the jerks out there. What a crock of shit.

If I had created a book...

"Make a gazillion in 24 hrs at the press of a fu*king button"

Yours for ONLY $19.99... I would have sold hundreds!

What the hell's the matter with these people?

Anyway, bollox to it, I got some interesting lessons from it all that I can learn from that is the main thing.

Whatever....

A beautiful day today, a perfect day for taking pics!

Here I am ..semi ranting...

*sigh*

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"Mindset"

Been a funny few weeks, but the last few days have been interesting for me.

Knowing full well it IS better to have your own products, websites etc going and "out there" in order to earn that's what I am doing.

The "Warrior way" is selling, not had a complaint yet, touch wood. ;o)
I even revamped it a bit... you may prefer this one "Warrior way"

As you can read from earlier post things seem to have improved allot because of the things that have happened, documented right here, first John Reese earlier but read the FEB archive page...it goes back further to that bottom post!

Surprised?

I read something else today that I know will speed that progress right up...and some because it deals with the key to it all, the "mindset" as you know.

Not what you would normally expect to read from that train of thought...but read the archive here, follow it all, till now...and you will agree.

My "mindset" has always been the key, I was just putting it in the wrong lock!

Try it!...

What do you think?.... Agree?

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"Second life"

Strange site that "second life", from what I understand it's a "virtual world" where you have an "avatar", of what you choose I presume.

This avatar is your online person, ok, well I think I got that!
Didn't give it a second thought, didn't join or anything.

That what months ago but recently I just started thinking about it, not the game itself, just the notion behind it and what it could teach me maybe. Well, strange to think of that...talk about a bit of marketing genius, but scary to think of everyone "playing out" their dreams for the owners to see...or worse!

Imagine the possibilities on that!

But I digress...it got me more thinking about how it could teach me more about me, and life, our "first life", the reality.

You are more than you if you see what I mean, you can see yourself in your mind, how you are living your life and you can see the bigger picture as if looking from outside of you.

A bit like YOU looking at YOUR avatar as yourself for real on "second life", on your screen...looking in!

Make sense?

So...hypothetically, if that was the reality, HOW would you like your dream reality to be? To look?

So...what would YOU be like?

Not your avatar...you!
Remember you can and DO look at yourself and your life this way, it's part of the way you think.

Think about that.

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"Seth Godin slow on the uptake"

Or maybe he has read my Double Legacy?

Of course, maybe neither!

Actually most likely neither!

Short and sweet, yet so true, this is saying everything you do, literally.

What ancedote are you creating?

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"The Warrior way"

Many of you know I am a regular visitor at the Warrior forum, a good place to learn all about Internet marketing, and more.
If you have a problem or question you can get a rapid answer there, they will help you if they can.

It's been said that the forum has literally influenced millions in deals, I could believe that, quite easy, after all there is a sticky thread there called "How this forum can make you $50,000 or more", quite a good thread too, lots of inspiring tales of success, overcoming failure etc.

All good.

Something I have been doing, and doing happily is failing fast!

It's those fast failures that become the stepping stones to success, the more I fail, the nearer I am to success.
Some may scoff at that, but I DO believe it to be true.

How fast do you think the failures for the light bulb invention happened before it succeeded?
Take your time and you may never get there!

So...the Warrior forum is full of fast failures on the way to success...a fair few have reached success, after all not many will give up, THAT is the biggest failure, giving up!

I am NOT giving up, that's for sure.
I will continue to learn, apply, and improve too.

I see so many people go to the Warriors and blow it, blow an opportunity to learn something of value, build the important needed parts to succeed online.

It's a shame, they don't really appreciate what it offers because they don't give it long enough to see what it could really do for them.

So for those and even the known Warriors I wrote a book which will be of help to them.

It's called : "The warrior way", it's new and an asset if you really want to make the Warriors work for you, instead of against you.

You can see there has been a couple of satisfied buyers at the review section, bearing in mind I only finished it last night, I am pleased it's selling AND they like it. ;o)

Although based on the warrior forum, it's good info on making the right moves in any forum.

Hopefully it will do want I wanted it to do...that is help people.

What are your thoughts on this?

Any opinions are much appreciated.

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"The essence of the blogosphere"

To me the essence of the blogosphere is "connecting", this is done in so many ways yet some swear by some ways and vice versa.

First off...
There is no correct or incorrect way, other than spamming that is.

It's all how you define it, we all have our own ideas of whats good or not, whitehat, blackhat, or grey, I have my own view, whatever.

I like the fact to make a point of a topic, like for example, link building, I can just link to a good piece. ;o)

Linkbaiting is another term used, I much prefer to say "connecting", that is, after all what it's all about.
It's the intent that decides what is linkbaiting to me.

You need to step back and look at the bigger picture.

Looking at Lynn's post about comments had me laughing, I mean Lynn nails it right there, read it, yet to be honest for Eric to say in his own comments that James may not have done it for that reason", makes it stand out even more, it could be just that, a smart linkbaiting tactic by James... ;o)

Then Lynn makes another great post about seo.

Could I be linkbaiting here?

Who knows?

I will just agree with Lynn's comment here, to quote.

I am not suggesting that you disable commenting on your own blog. I certainly wont be doing that. I value my readers thoughts and opinions, and love the ongoing discussion here..


Here was something ironic, proof that it IS keyword links.

I digress, it's ALL about linking, seo, connecting, the whole blogosphere thrives on itself.
The key to every blog is the people, those behind the blogs.

To me the blogosphere is a rich tapestry of digital, interactive, imprints of peoples lives, thoughts, etc.

Looking at things that real people do like standing behind a counter, then blogging about it!
A GREAT idea, what blogging should be.

That's what blogging is about, sharing, connecting, maybe the others connecting to you, reading your blog, etc, spreading the reach of your blog.

Giving great tips and providing short cuts to good info is another great advantage of blogging.

The people often use controversy in getting readers and links to their blogs, sometimes it's unintentional., but works.

The debate over the secret movie is an example, Blair has been a part of the controversy himself, but hey he also does a great blog there, how does he attract them though. ;o)

These people may now check their stats and see me linking to them, or readers going to them from here, pop over here and read...again, connectivity!

If not, maybe I should call them all idiots...they may post and bash me. ;o) JOKE!

Controversy does work, depending on how you do it.

Sometimes it's stupid, yet funny! Only In America eh... JOKE! ;o)

So, the real essence of blogging and the blogosphere is CONNECTING.

Any thoughts?...

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Less of the bollox please..

In keeping with sticking to my true self I am gonna have to start telling you what I really think, what you need to hear rather than what you want to hear, you can buy that at most hype pages if you want it.

Enough is enough, it is crazy yet you know what it is also very interesting, it wont stop!

I had enough of the crap, all sides of it and I don't believe I am the only one.

Yet the mass of contradictions, multilevel ones, ones you miss, or don't yet know about, leave a giggle inside of me, each time I notice it!

So I will share this shit with you...wise up, I am kicking myself in ways and now I maybe you will kick yourself too.

All the bashing crap, from both sides is a little bemusing, I could care less really anymore, other than seeing it for what it is, a mass of crazy contradictions.

I am not JUST talking of bashing people etc in forums, I am also talking about:

"labelled (read guru or whatever you wish) ebook sellers selling the sizzle" and... newbies saying "They sell this crap and It didn't make me rich" crap too.

It's one big joke honestly...

Those sellers sell sizzle because the buyers buy it!

Simple really...is it not?

When does the steak come in?

You didn't order one!!

Did you?

I am in no means one of the people "raking it in", not by ANY stretch, but having been into this IM circle a while, one thing as mentioned above has not changed.

Anyway...Its all bollox whatever way you look at it.

Where was I?

Ah... I don't sell sizzle...so maybe I am making a mistake?

Not really...I don't WANT to try and sell sizzle.

I would rather have gravy... ;o)

Without the sizzle and steak the gravy is pretty useless!

YOU provide them...not you BUY them.

Get it straight...the sizzle is the dream...YOUR dream, NO-one can sell that to you.

Your steak is your work and your recipe is your efforts...NO-one can sell that to you.

The gravy...you can get tubs of it from any shop... ;o) cheap too.

Gravy is the income! The reality.

Start looking at things objectively, a mechanic has a dream as a kid, teen, to fix cars, change them , "pimp them up" as they say, the sizzle is the same theme, yet different pictures to each of them.

Unique in each one.

The tools to do it are the same, spanners etc, the shops sell the tools, the teachers at the college and your trainer at the garage are your
Steak chefs and recipe providers.

The gravy is your talent, your knowledge.

The reality is, most of the mechanics end up stuck in a 9 to 5 garage job doing basic car fixing, after doing the training, never really moving from there, possibly never "pimping a car for money", rather as a side hobby, which COST them.

Those who really get the quality gravy are those who DO get out of the 9 to 5 and "specialise", they get to gravy the choose, get to pimp cars for money, the work selling itself.
NOT selling your time at a low rate...ie 9 to 5!

That reminds me, those that sell "how to make money selling "how to make money" ebooks" are in a sense another contradiction, they say, "get into a niche, make money doing that" but sell you a book on making money online in a niche?

They say don't get into "selling books on making money selling books"... why not?, it looks like it pays!
See that contradiction there, then you realise allot of these people selling these DO use niches... hmmm.

Whatever way you want to look at it, there is hard work involved.

If you are new to this the best advice I could give you is to start taking action, whatever action you choose, just DO it.

If you are that stuck, heres an idea to get you really going, action will inspire you.

It is NOT hard at all.

Grab this..book, now be honest with yourself and find a topic you know about, see if there is money in that niche, see what YOU can find if you are new, that gives you an idea of what others will find if they are newish.

Now write some good solid articles using that books methods, use the now well known free BUM matketing method.

Now grab a Blogger account, and this free seo book, READ that, it will give you the plan to follow.

Post at least ONE article every three days to the blog, and one to the article directory of choice.
Link them as told in the book.

Set up a squidoo lens on your topic too, add rss feed from your blog to it.

$7 bucks that all cost you!

Now DO IT. Create YOUR content, it will pay in time.

Get going, see what happens, track you stuff, improve as you go.
Do it for a month.

You will be glad you did.
You will have done something.

Now set up a seperate blog on blogger for YOU, write all your thoughts etc there, keep yourself on track etc, ideas, results.
Use it for what it is, a diary of sorts, even make it private.

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Double legacy

This Internet lark is a funny old thing, so to speak.

I was in two minds on how to write this post, after all it's gotta make bloody sense, yet I want to write something in the way I can explain it, it's part of me, my style, my stamp, footprint, it's unique.

The Internet is a massive jigsaw of all these "thoughts and personal ways, styles" you know, does that make sense? ;o)

But more important it's YOURS, your "long in the future to come family" will see something powerful and meaningful, a part of your life and past.
Something YOU left behind, something that could be significant to them in their time.

Make no mistake almost everything online will be kept...somewhere, google etc will nearly always have it somewhere, the governments will too.
It stands to reason.

THAT is YOUR digital legacy.

This blog is part of mine. ;o)

So...a double legacy we leave in life, the real and the virtual.

Anyway...

It's interesting thinking of what you write online like that.

Best up the ante eh... :o)

I was thinking about this recently and how SO many of you, readers and my friends are making a BIG mistake, if you use it that is. (if not, why not... ;o))

I am talking about something that has got huge, and yet there is something being "lost" along the line, sadly you may even be doing this, I was until I realised.
It's going to hurt some of the great writers there when they realise, or read this etc.

It's OURspace... ok myspace.com.
It's not really your space, yet it is in a massive way...

Let me explain, the people who I know for real, my actual mates offline who use myspace, they ARE as they seem on there, its genuine, real, not fake like all the crap some marketers are using! Real... A MASSIVE part of them in digital, they shine through as the people they really are.

Mine IS real, I am using it how it SHOULD be used, what it was created for....yet it could still get deleted, poof, gone, lost for good.

So could anyone's, yours, a friends, whatever, so it's not YOUR space, it's theirs, Tom's.
So what...most of you don't give a shite, it's just a web-network for you and your mates, where ya gossip and stuff about where ya got pissed at the weekend etc. ;o)

Yeah I agree...so what.

On the other hand...

I just want to share something of interest, see what you think.

I wanna give you some ideas and maybe make sense of something you could be doing, with no real extra effort... ;o)

Something that you could be thanking me for soon enough, I already made ONE great writer sit up and TAKE NOTICE.

Some of you write some seriously good stuff on your myspace blogs, stuff that others not using myspace should be able to read it too.

But there is more to it than that.
Not only could it all be deleted if one of the myspace team didn't like it.

But you know what?, you are LOSING it ANYWAY!

Yep, those great and I mean bloody great articles, life stories, daily snippets of your life, a part of YOU, you ARE losing it.

I am sad to see it, and I want you to...

STOP doing it!

DO what I write of here, please.

Let me tell you what it was that made me STOP dead in my tracks and think "shit!"
Now I was a little pissed off to be honest.

I was browsing a few blogs some of you do on myspace and stumbled on a great one, read it all, from the bottom up, as it was in order, being part of 4 part series, made more sense to me, to understand that train of thought as they wrote as well as what they wrote.

Well I thought, "I will remember that blog, come back to it and reread it", I kept browsing, did some work myself etc...

Went back a few days later...the bottom post was gone...a new post had been made and pushed the one off the bottom!

A bloody GREAT article, must have been 1200, 1500 words, THAT is a fair bit of work, believe me. Not only that it was number 1 of the series, new visitors would have lost out in a big way.
A shame to lose that, so I told them...now they know, and I guess will be happy, they may read this. ;o)

STOP losing such quality work you obviously put some serious time and thought into.

You can only post so many on the myspace blog, I can see why with all the traffic myspace gets, the cost being pretty large I would think...having all that!

So...what do you do, and does it matter?

Up to you if you do it, whatever you choose, but I would, considering what some of you write, it's great stuff.

So...start using it to your advantage, and share it better and further.

You know, just like what you read here, its a simple blog, start one, and you know what it will take up hardly any of your time...yet will last alot longer and has far more benefits on the bigger picture, than not doing it.

Let me tell you what you should do... continue doing what you are... "eh?" you ask.

Keep blogging away your great stuff on myspace, but before each post, save the one at the bottom, or better yet save as you do them, then simply post one on your blogger blog, like this is.

Then post your new one on your myspace, and the one you lost at the bottom, is on your new blog, have a link in your myspace blog going to your blogger blog for newer readers.
A link to your myspace page on your new blog too.

And it's YOUR content, your work, your legacy. ;o)

Less than 5 min's work that is!

More than that it gives you a real satisfaction that you have it ALL on one site, one that is yours, your real space!

The amazing thing about this Internet lark is all the talent that has come out, people who never thought they could write ARE writing, and very well too.
People are doing things now that one time would take ALOT of work, getting in print for the world to see.

Sharing yourself, all in your words, pictures etc.

All of you can write, and articles on your passions are a great way to share your knowledge with other like minded people.

Don't think for a minute you CANT write...almost ALL of you CAN, and do, very well without realising it sometimes too.

Anyone can write... just as I said in the last post, try it and see what you can do if you have yet to set up a page, myspace or blog. I would read it, if you let me know of it. ;o)

You superb myspace writers, get a bloody blog set up!

Stop LOSING your CONTENT.

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At risk of offending a few

Another shortie but simple, yet true post...

Think IM snake oil sellers, steak, sizzle..

Is the steak (work) hidden in the push of the sizzle (dream)?

Hiding or not??

For growth? It DOES look that way!

Check it out...hiding here

You decide, post in the comments... ;o)

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Eclipse of the moon!

If you are in the uk and its clear, hope you can see it!

NOW.

It's looking great, and I NEED a damn camera... *sigh*

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Its gone on long enough...step up to the bloody plate!

Well it's something I have to say in the mirror, but I am also asking YOU to step up the plate too, and inspire me further.

I am pissed off but also happier for it, something really made me stop today and think, this is also going to benefit you too because it made me decide to do it.

I already posted in the last one about I need to change things anyway, well one big part of that is the fact I post too much in the forums...it's true, I DO.

Someone said today, "listen any forum could go.."poof", overnight and be gone"...

He is right...
It IS true....
Ask one warrior about his forum!

You WILL know who it is soon enough! ;o)

I digress.... you should think about what I am saying here in all seriousness.
So..think about that, how much writing you and we all put into a forum...that's a hell of a lot, stuff that could be on your blog, articles, etc, real CONTENT YOU CONTROL.

Lets get real here, I am NOT saying stop posting, just saying it IS real content, there are some real gems on the forums, even post you should save and read plenty of times...so much value in most of the best ones.

Think how many books, blogs all that would create, if you did.
While I think its great, I have a confession to make, I don't, or haven't, given enough really GREAT post to these forums, like some do without naming people.

Well... I will, because I decided to post less often, but better content.

YET I also realise the best content I should give is the content I own, like here on this blog.
I want YOU making comments and reading this blog, I read most of yours. ;o)

As well as other means I own, like reports, ebooks, and articles.
It's evergreen content if you choose it to be.

So, as I say blog about it is what I am going to do, but also share decent real content, I often get real "out of the box" ideas, ideas I will never probably do, why bloody waste them?
Some of them are damn crazy, but pieces of them could be worthy to someone.

I will blog it and let someone else benefit crazily from it.If one day it happens to be YOU that runs with it, great.

If the ideas are crap...I wont last long sharing them!

But if anything I am going to do this just because I can.
I want to.

The other thing I know I will want to start doing is something that ties in nicley here, a newsletter, because I KNOW I wont push crap, and will provide content, stuff I may not even write elsewhere, seeing as its private. ;o)

But you know what...

I've realised I CAN write, and I think pretty ok too, so I will also do a newsletter as soon as possilbe, I already have the perfect role models. ;o)

So... I am going to step up to the plate...but also want you to step up to the plate by helping me step up.
I bet alot of you are sick of hearing about "bum marketing", "$7 reports", "wso's", and plenty of other terms, etc.

There is alot of stuff I am sick of hearing about but I digress, here is an interesting idea that might help YOU, or at least inspire some of you that do struggle, to DO something, something evergreen too, something that you CAN do.

About time some of you acted on some ideas and created some good stuff!
I KNOW most of you are able to do it.

It HAS to fit your plans, or be adaptable to your plans.
This is one you CAN ans SHOULD be doing.

Alot of people moan about "snake oil this" snake oil that", and while I understand that, I also feel it's a shame, its STILL making them money!

Get out of that trap, start ONLY getting good stuff, and

ACTING on it, start buying what HONEST people tell you works or is worth buying, make sure you CAN and DO use it.

Litsen up, here is something I WANT you to TAKE on board, and I may even do a post about JUST this, IM and online marketing is a MINDSET, adictive one too, don't believe me?, right try and stop thinking about it, if you are in this niche.

Try getting to sleep within minutes of going to bed.

I'll help you if you help me, and then we all pay it forward to others.

DEAL??

Ok, well lets crack on...

Don't give me any crap about you can't do this, you can...and hopefully you will.

Tell ya what I will even make a fair bet with ya!

Before I get to that bet...

I am honest and I tell you this is one of those things I think...DAM, I wish I had done that!
And you what else, I will do what it tells, so will you.

Yeah... I was impressed, and I am no hype seller.
Honest marketing is the way with me...full stop, hype sucks, it's just that, hype.

The bet..

Try it, if you fail, I will give you more than the value worth in free stuff myself...BUT you will have to proove you did it, only those who get it thorugh my link though.

You gotta give it a few weeks to really see BIG results.
But hey I think you will have doubled your money within ten days! ...only MY opinion though, you maybe a lazy bugger. ;o)

Do this, even if you ended up getting it before reading this somewhere else do this, post in comments here about the idea here.

Grab this book, it IS by the newsletter role model of mine, someone I KNOW dishes out 100% quality stuff, and I just read this, several parts really got me thining and kicking myself, pretty hard.

You know dam well articles work, and they ARE easy enough to do, especially with this blueprint.

Now act on it, but wih a twist..

Even just simply...

Use the methods to presell this report... its a 100% commission one, and perfect.

If you have a niche, create the evergreen article for your niche using the methods, make it a good solid effort, submit to say ezinearticles, but also point it to another great article on your niche blog, site, where that article is preselling how you create articles for that niche so easy, with your link at the bottom to THIS book, report, point out they get 100% comission too.

Right under that, have a link to an offer to buy 5 top quality articles you also wrote for your niche, using the book's methods, as a smple package for them, the same cost as the book.

Now you gave them a choice, yet the same price, and they will most likely grab ONE of them.
Just in case, have your newsletter sign up box on that page too, in the sidebar.

If the articles are good and they can use them 5 on their sites, with your bio box pointing back to the same article preselling as mentioned, on all 5 articles.

If thay bring in traffic, the likelyhood is the person is going to end up buying the book through your link, and crank out articles of their own.

I bet the first article you write if done well ends up doing good in google, and bringing you that all important fresh cycle of people, all going to your preseller. ;o)

More buyers... do this is several niche sites and you could love this book.

So.. you go for it with this, and help me get my camera.

If ONE of you gets to the top of google with a preseller of this book, comment with proof here, and I will give you a permanent link to your article. ;o)

Get real here, this post is like two article lengths... you CAN write that, I know it.

Hows that?

Gonna step up to the plate? Help me? Help yourself?

Create REAL meat you own?

Grab the article book.

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Changes, for the better

Change of scene


A change of scene, a change of direction, and a change of focus is what's happening for me from today onwards.

Things ARE going to change, for the better, I am going to make sure of it.

I know that I NEED to change these things in order to get what really matters...being happy.

You know, things are not good enough for me at the moment and it's my fault, and up to me to sort it out, that I will do.

Yet things happening lately have pissed me right off... but let's get something off my chest now.

Things won't change on the whole "out there", as you know this is MY perspective and opinion, I am entitled to them, they ARE mine.

I made a few daft mistakes I admit, learning from them is what matters so thats all good, thats what I will do.

All I can do is deal with my own actions, what I do, thats all I can really control anyway, me...not that I was even trying to "control" anyone or anything.

Just the fact I gotta deal with me and what I really want, so I will.

No-one pissed me off...just things.

Thing that happened and things I did.

Gonna also post far less in forums...it needs to be done!

Anyway...change of scene, somehow, I am going to get a camera, I need to be taking pics, I know that 100%, it sparks me big time, my eyes are great, I wanna bloody use them AND capture the moment... ;o)

Its great.

I will BLOG far more...take pics everyday etc, and do a few suprises.

I will NOT hold up on writing true to me, that way I am happy. ;o)

I will focus on these and what compliments it, what works, test track everything, give you readers the best of what I got, yet stay true to MY way.

I will most likely piss someone off one the way!

I NOW know you can't please everyone, and that I am thankful for it, it means at least narrowing down who I DO and CAN please.

Big lessons learnt over the last three months, it's bloody march already!

Spring clean... perfect! ;o)

I AM going to change direction, in the right direction.

Going to just enjoy my weekend with my boys...then come back better, fresher and truer to me.

And DO IT.

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John Reese and his great gesture

Many of you will know who John is, those who don't soon will... ;o)

John created some great videos that could change your life, well I couldn't use them as I just couldn't hear him talking on them, so John did a fantastic thing and had text transcripts done just for me!

THAT says alot about the man.

If you really want to read something interesting that could really impact your life, should you try it, take a peek at the warrior thread below and grab the offer, you won't regret it.

The thread!

I am very grateful for such a kind thoughtful gesture.

Thanks John, you are the man mate!

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