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CategoryPartnerships, Influencers, and Affiliate Marketing

Why You Should Track Your Time To Improve Personal and Business Productivity

A few months back, I surveyed my audience to figure out their biggest challenge. The survey choices included: not enough time not enough money not enough connections I don’t know how to sell more of X I don’t know what to prioritize all of the above other As I examined the results, I found the most interesting thing below the surface… What I mean is this: If you look at the...

The OPA Method: How to sell your product or service even if you are starting from scratch and have no audience

I’ve been doing this “online stuff” for the last few years. (full time since I left the Army at the end of 2013) In that time, I’ve tested a LOT of things. Some worked: I’ve written and published my own books Launched my own infoproducts Published other peoples books Created and sold my own ecourse Consulted on and launched 30 books and other products / services in...

7 Lessons Learned From Writing a Business Book

Wow, so it’s been a long time coming, but Collaborate: The Modern Playbook for Leading a Small Team to Create, Market, and Sell Digital Products Online is almost finished! Today, I want to share some of my lessons learned (the good, the bad, and the ugly) from writing this book… But first, a bit of background: I started this project a year ago this month. I actually ran...

The Lever, The Fulcrum, and Great Work

“Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.” -Archimedes Archimedes was an Ancient Greek mathematician, scientist, engineer, philosopher, inventor and all around badass. Among hundreds of inventions and discoveries, it is Archimedes who is credited with defining the principle of the lever. (source) You probably know what a lever is, but...

Why You Should Collaborate (a $63,659 Case Study)

On Monday, November 11th, I’m launching a new book about collaboration. I’ll be using a platform known as Publishizer.com to crowdfund the book. Publishizer is a lot like Kickstarter, but for books. If you’re not familiar with Kickstarter, it’s a crowdfunding platform that allows artists, writers, entrepreneurs, and creators of all types to pre-sell their idea before they build it. Crowdfunding...

4 ways to improve your book, business, or brand instantly

It’s so simple but so often neglected:  Care about your customers and they’ll care about you. If you care about your customers, you will spend much of your spare time thinking about how your products can improve their lives.  That kind of thinking will lead directly to thoughts about how you can increase efficiency, improve quality, expand customer service – all of which will lead to increased...

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