I have great ideas, but not as many as a village can generate.

Everyone in the Internet village is busy on their own stuff. We are all locked inside our own heads with only our fingers to communicate.

Where is Internet heaven? Where do even the busiest people find the time for a few words? Where is this perfect friendly community, whose members help each other every day?

Are there really people like that online?

Internet [click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

Anything worthwhile requires effort. This is not going to be simple or easy.

I earn a full time income online. It took me 3 years and I had to put in a lot of time and effort. You will need to do the same.

Time

Every day you have 24 hours to invest. How much of your 24 hours do you invest in your future?

Most people “pass the time” or waste it playing games, watching TV or mindlessly browsing social media rather than investing it in their future.

Nobody can use every minute of their 24 hours constructively. Sleep and rest are important but you can use almost certainly use more of your time than you do now. [click to continue…]

{ 2 comments }

5 Tips to Make More than Peanuts Writing Online

January 19, 2015Online Jobs

Being a Web-first freelance writer is a great way for many to supplement their incomes. After all, all you need is a laptop, an Internet connection and time to get the job done. And you could be just as productive at Starbucks or the airport or on the couch in your pajamas. Hirers Are Spoilt […]

0 comments Read the full article →

The Ins and Outs of Paid and Free Mentors

January 15, 2015Business Planning

Through MyBlogU.com and elsewhere, I asked for thoughts on mentors and proteges. A wealth of comments came in, mostly through MBU.  It seems there are numerous styles yet no universal definition of mentoring. Below is a partial list of mentoring styles, pulled from the comments. The world of mentors is fascinating, large, and, in a […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Automate Your Day – Gain an Extra Hour

January 5, 2015Time/Money Conversion

Effective time management is very key in my life.  It is right up there with the importance of quality.  While I recognise that it is not a top priority for everyone, it seems that some time management is helpful even in the most basic of situations and lifestyles. The Process Understanding where “process” plays into […]

4 comments Read the full article →

Emergency Money – How Would You Make £5,000 in 30 Days without Selling Your Mother?

October 19, 2014Business Planning

The professionals always tell us that we should all have three months of salary saved up for emergencies. Have you ever managed it? I never have, even when I had a day job. The only time I ever had more money coming in than was going out was for a few months as an online […]

4 comments Read the full article →

Finding the Best Web Host – A Maze of Lies and Distractions

October 14, 2014Business Planning

As a business owner, or at least a would-be one, you know you need a website, but it ain’t simple. First there are free options; why would anyone pay if the same thing is available for free? The simple answer is that it is like comparing a donkey with a horse. Both do the same […]

13 comments Read the full article →

Should You Look for a Mentor?

March 7, 2014Business Planning
young mentor

 Do you really need a mentor? Why would anyone mentor you? Are you ready to listen to someone who has been where you are now? How many times have you said the famous cliché, “If only I knew then what I know now?”  Well, just that one question is enough to make anyone think about […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Luck – Take Control and Make Your Own Luck

February 16, 2014Making a Job
lucky guy

Have you had a bad day? Are you feeling down in the dumps? Do you feel like other people have all the luck? I’ve been there, I know how you feel, but I have found a solution. I make my own luck. How Do You Get Lucky? We all make our own luck all the […]

12 comments Read the full article →

Give Up the Day Job and Become a Writer – I Did and Here’s How

January 7, 2014Online Jobs
man in his 60s writing on his computer

In 2007 I had a steady job, bought a new house and just pottered away. In 2008 Lehmam Brothers crashed and the economy plummeted. In 2009 the writing was on the wall, the company I was working for was downsizing. In 2010 I lost my job. The Depression of 2008-2014 was the best thing that […]

2 comments Read the full article →