Welcome to “The Dip”
Mindset

Welcome to “The Dip”

In case you don’t know already, “The Dip” is a book by Seth Godin. In it he talks about how you need to get through this “Dip” in order to be successful. I always thought it was a great book, but I’ve realised that I’ve been in The Dip myself recently. I’m hoping that I’m…

My latest internet marketing tools
Marketing

My latest internet marketing tools

I’ve been buying internet marketing tools for several years but not doing very much with them. As I have come across these tools the sales pitches have managed to convince me that I can’t go another day without them, and that as soon as I buy them the money will start rolling in. Well that…

Getting started with online video
Marketing

Getting started with online video

It seems that I’m not going to get very far in online business and internet marketing unless I learn how to use video effectively. I do have some experience of making videos of narrated PowerPoint presentations, and for the Quick Start Challenge I had to make a video of me talking to the camera. However,…

My First $1,000 Day Online
Mindset

My First $1,000 Day Online

I set up this website a few weeks ago, and made my first post on July 9th. The post was called “The Quick Start Challenge“. It talked about a 28-day coaching program I had joined, and how I was aiming to make my first dollar online. If I’m honest, I had really started the Challenge…

My First Solo Ad Campaign
Marketing

My First Solo Ad Campaign

I’ve heard and read quite a bit about solo ads, but I haven’t taken the plunge and done a solo ad campaign until now. The main reason I haven’t done it in the past is that solo ads cost money, and you need something to advertise that is likely to cover the cost of the…

Why don’t people use the internet marketing products they buy?
Mindset

Why don’t people use the internet marketing products they buy?

In an earlier post I talked about Frank Kern’s two commandments for online business success, and the first one was “Thou shalt not f*** around”. This commandment referred to people (like me) who buy internet marketing products, one after the other, and never actually do anything with them. I found a video on YouTube where…