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Focus on Solving Real Problems: A Dog Food Story

Several decades ago, a dog food company held an internal sales conference. First, the advertising director presented an exciting new media campaign. Then, the director of marketing explained his new go-to-customer strategy that would “change the industry.” Finally, the sales director got up and excitedly talked about how their sales team was the best in [...]

Earn More Money by Becoming More Interesting

One of the best ways to increase your earning power is to become more interesting as a person. This is because interesting people are generally more exciting to be around. This allows them to expand their network, build their personal brand, and more effectively sell products and services. So how do you become more interesting? [...]

Three Ways You Can Make $5,000 Per Hour (or more!)

$5,000 per hour. It sounds crazy. Almost too good to be true, really. But when you think about it, there are actually a lot of people earning this much. Here’s the secret: it’s not like they are actually billing clients at $5,000 per hour. Instead, they are using their time in a way that yields [...]

Make More Money By Creating Awesome Viral Content

Viral content is powerful stuff. If you have an army of people promoting your offering, you don’t have to spend nearly as much money on marketing. You get free awareness, which in turn boosts your profit margin. But creating viral content isn’t easy. After all, there’s so much good quality material available, so your content [...]

How Regular Guys Make Millions By Dating Supermodels

Mystery. Ross Jeffries. Neil Strauss. David DeAngelo. Are any of these names familiar? If so, you’ve probably read The Game. The Game is a book by Neil Strauss about pick-up artists, a group of men who claim to have “learnt the art of seducing any woman.” The guys featured in the book are ordinary in [...]

How the Mighty Have Fallen

Great businesses aren’t easy to build, but what’s often harder to sustain their greatness over time. The same is true for our incomes. Perhaps you’re lucky enough to have built some nice streams of cash flow. At this point, many people would sit back, relax, and let the money roll in, when in fact they [...]

Learn Search Engine Optimization From The Best of the Best

This is part of my “best of the best” series, where I link to outstanding resources from authorities on a specific money-making topic. If you have any resources or ideas for future posts, don’t hesitate to contact me. Since I started this blog, I have gotten a lot of questions about search engine optimization. This [...]

A Tale of Two Billionaire Brothers

In 1948 a young man from India was working as a gas station attendant in Aden, a small town in the Middle-Eastern country of Yemen. In 1958, the same young man returned to India to start his first company. It grew, and grew, and grew some more. In 2002, the once young man had become [...]

How the “Thinking Distortions” Cost Us Money

I was having lunch with my old boss a few weeks ago. This guy is one of my heroes; a private investor who made more than $30 million for himself through a series of disciplined investments. The interesting thing is that he’s not even that smart, or uniquely skilled. He’s not even a brilliant leader. [...]

Make More Money By Attending Conferences

I was recently having lunch with a friend who is making a VERY nice living as a consultant. In a time when people are cutting costs, he’s got a jam-packed schedule charging $300-$500 per hour. When I asked him about how he stayed so busy, he responded with one word: conferences. Conferences? Interesting! I’d been [...]