November 2008

How to Find Hired Help Online and Save Valuable Time

Note: As of 2015, Elance has combined with oDesk to create Upwork. The links below still work, but the company name has changed. In a previous post, I talked about how knowing and doing everything can be a major mistake for anyone working online. There's absolutely no reason to waste time learning and doing things [...]

Happy Thanksgiving Link Special

Today is Thanksgiving, and I just wanted to say thanks to you all for your readership and wonderful comments. It's been just over a month, and I already have about 50 subscribers and over 200 visitors each day. That's truly amazing to me, and your kindness inspires me to write even more. I hope you [...]

A Passive Income Mistake: Knowing and Doing Everything

When I'm working on a project, I've always felt the need to be totally involved in each stage. By doing so, I am able to make sure things are done correctly. If things go wrong, I'll find a solution. I'm in total control. This even goes back to my middle school days. I was once [...]

A Fun Fable From Pat – The Two Eggs

Lindsay from Writing For Your Wealth announced a contest last week about writing a fable (under 300 words) that is appropriate for your blog's audience. Here is my 156 word entry that I would love to share with you. The Two Eggs Once upon a time, lay two nested eggs. One egg says to the [...]

How to Waste Three Years and Thousands of Dollars

So there's this guy named Fred. Fred is an entrepreneur and a long time DJ. He's superb on the microphone and on the turntables. Fred the DJ is sick and tired of carrying all 500 of his records to each gig he performs at. He has 10 crates full of vinyl, each weighing about 40 [...]

Another Benefit of Passive Income – Muscles?

I remember the good ol' days, back when I was in high school when I could eat cajun french fries with meat and cheese, and never gain a pound. I was playing soccer, a black belt in karate, in the marching band, and I was out playing flag football with my friends. I was in [...]

Why Making Money Online Is Ridiculous…To Our Parents

Every morning I wake up, check my email, brush my teeth, and go downstairs to have a nice breakfast with my parents. And every single morning my retired dad asks me the same question: "So how much money did you make while you were asleep last night?" I usually answer with a number between $75 [...]

Niche Blog vs. eHOW: A New Game Plan

With all of the people commenting and watching my every move on eHow, you'd think I was possibly running for president or something! Anywho, I just wanted to say thanks for all of your responses to my "I Need Your Help" post. I don't think I've ever had that many comments come through on a [...]

My eHow Experiment…Am I Going About It All Wrong? I Need Your Help!

I received a comment about 5 minutes ago about The Math Behind My eHow Experiment, and it's left me a bit confused and uneasy about my entire experiment. I really appreciated the comment, don't get me wrong - and it may have come at the perfect time, so I need your help. Here is the [...]

The Math Behind My eHow Experiment – 40k+ a year?

I spent time last night writing an article on eHow about my big little experiment, why I was doing it and how I will be able to easily write 5 articles a day. I was a little dissapointed this morning to find that my article was removed from publication, because it contained "Unsuitable Article Content." [...]